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Longueuil, Canada
Reviewed 14 May 2015

Hotel Molcas is a well kept secret. I've been there with a friend and we had a good surprise: the room and the bathroom were clean, the beds were confortable and we had a large terrasse were we could sit and take advantage of a nice and clean pool. Moreover, the beach is less than 5 minutes walking. I found...

Thank Sylvie F
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 October 2014

The Outside of the hotel does not scream " book me" but the rooms are fantastic. and for the price you cant beat that. we got a room that came with breakfast, this was pretty awesome since the little restaurant was on the beach.. and the servers at the restaurant was pretty friendly. I would recommend it to the budget...

1Thank sasha l
Janesville, Wisconsin
Reviewed 6 March 2014

The staff was rude and you do not feel safe at all. Room 202 was loud and no lock on door. Terrible shower and te beds were like sleeping on the floor. I would never recommend this to anyone. It's was a horrible experience. March 2014

1Thank Razztini
Camp Douglas, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 March 2014

I just returned from Playa and 9 nights at The Molcas. This is my second stay there in 2 years. I requested a different room due to some short term construction and it was handled immediately with a different room. The manager and the staff are the best and I look forward to staying there again on my next trip.It...

1Thank Jim R
Panama City Beach, Florida
Reviewed 3 June 2013

My husband and I love this hotel. Overlooks the water and across from the ferry. Breaksfast is included and WONDERFUL. Staff was very helpful and spoke fair english. WE are going back in September this year. Catch the bus from the airport and walk across the street to the hotel.

6Thank Marion8633
Friday Harbor, Washington
Reviewed 7 May 2009

Location, price, (basic) amenities, this is the place. Not a resort hotel! Yes, you only get 2 towels. Enough for us. Plus good a/c, balcony overlooking the water, steps from the town square, ferry, and 5th Ave, refrig., and the front desk guys DO speak English. We paid $50/night for this! We absolutely LOVE Playa Del Carmen, will be staying...

7Thank rnbnut
upstate new york
Reviewed 24 February 2009

I stayed here 2 years ago, right after the hurricanes (Rita, Wilma). Not much has changed. The place is still old and a bit worn, but worth the $60/night for a room. It's clean, somewhat comfortable, and aside from the lack of towels and water pressure, everything you need in a room is there. The hotel staff is among the...

4Thank Joanne T
Reviewed 21 January 2006

Do not stay here!!! We were told by the Molcas that the hotel was repaired after the hurricane and was fully operational except for the restaurant. The hotel is not habitable and we had to move to another hotel. The balconies are blown off and, if you can get your sliding glass door open, you step off into thin air...

4Thank Mishita
San Diego, California
Reviewed 23 August 2005

We needed a hotel for one night only. Central location was important. The pluses: air conditioning worked well, they had a small refrigerator, the bathroom was clean and the water pressure in the shower was fine. The minuses: poorly maintained, stained tiles, cracked sliding glass door, the door in the room could not be locked, the door leading to the...

2Thank Treesah
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Winnipeg, Manitoba
1 review
Reviewed 2 May 2005

My friend and I wanted a budget friendly vacation. Hotel Molcas was perfect. The price was great, staff was friendly and it was right next to the beach, main strip and ferry dock! I loved it and would definitely stay there again!

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Additional Information about Molcas

Address: Avenida 5, Norte sur 1, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: ₹ 3,404 - ₹ 12,255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Molcas 3*
Number of rooms: 41
Also Known As:
Molcas Playa Del Carmen
Molcas Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen
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“The rooms on the second level.”
 of 5 bubbles sylvief845, 14 May 2015 | Read review
“The rooms in Fifth Ave. I feel are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles 880jimr, 4 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Room on the ocean was quiet and balcony was a PLUS”
 of 5 bubbles Marion8633, 2 Jun 2013 | Read review
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