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Grand Hostal Playa

Hostelworld.comUS$ 20*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Ballarat, Australia
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Staff were quite friendly, but facility was dirty, bathrooms were smelly and flooded with water. Rooms were very small and cramped, bunk beds felt as though they could fall apart. Rooms were also very very hot with a small ceiling fan, air conditioning could only be turned on if you ask the front desk to do so and even then...

Thank stevejew
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Great family staff that is at least making an effort. Not a very nice place though. Rooms are incredibly cramped and quite hot. Had a 4-bunk and they actually put 5 in the room. Good location for sure and price was fine. As I said, they are trying, but it definitely lacks some polish.

Thank Viva_la_Vida2014
Yellowknife, Canada
Reviewed 30 November 2016

extreme friendly staff and helpful. For me the big plus was that it was 5 minutes walk from one bus depot and 10 to the other, since we use Playa Del Carmen as a place to be after and before flying in and out, coming with ADO buses to have a place so close is a huge plus, we rented...

Thank Veillard
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Clean, pleasant, well priced. Breakfast with coffee and toast provided. You'll meet the adorable children of employees which is charming. Fabulously situated to the beach and both ado stations. If you come in the off season chance is you'll have a room to yourself.

Thank cheyeaaahbrah
Frederiksberg, Denmark
Reviewed 4 January 2015

It was a really nice and cosy experience staying at this hostel. It was clean and really cheap accommodation. The hostel staff were really nice and helpful. It is close to the beach and the bus station.

1Thank Annemari1978
New York City, New York
Reviewed 27 September 2014

Hotel is grand service was outstanding our waiter @ Albatros Franklin Aguilar was really awesome Thanks guy I had a massage & facial by Landy Giaccas she was awesome too can't wait to stay there again

1Thank g g
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2014

This hostel is a gem in this crowded, mad and noisy town. The dorms are big and well ventilated, you are provided with towels, personal locker and individual plug and lamp for each bed ( very handy when you want to be on your computer without disturbing other people), it has enough open spaces to hang out...a large patio, a...

2Thank Giabada
Gilbert, Arizona
Reviewed 21 July 2014

special thanks to Pablo (pool side service) and Anna (front Desk) - staff at this hotel were so kind and attentive - highly recommend this hotel - Playa is so much better than Cancun! PS wifi here was better than US hotels by 100X

Thank Bryan H
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 10 April 2014

it's not in the center but very close to the colectivos station. walk distance to the beach and the main streets. The room of 4 was very small but ok for 4 nights staying. sharing bathroom clean. I would stay again

1Thank alex t
Reviewed 16 March 2014

Good value, probably one of the cheaper hostels in playa and compared to some hostels I stayed in kitchen was great. They need to fix hot water problem but I guess that doesn't bother some people. Not the greatest atmosphere if you are looking for a young lively crowd but it's a cheap stay

Thank Shireen M

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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Grand Hostal Playa

Address: Avenida 20 entre calles 4 y 6, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: ₹ 1,162 - ₹ 7,235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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Grand Hostal Playa Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The dorms are spacious and well ventilated”
Giabada, 3 Sep 2014 | Read review
“You'd better camp in a tent in the courtyard!”
AventureroPolaco, 9 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Definately avoid the 16-bed dorm!”
GvH8, 7 Jan 2014 | Read review
“The dorm rooms in the garden are nicer, but you have more noise and light intrusion”
D_vid13, 17 May 2013 | Read review
“female, male and shared dorms and private”
JessicaP524, 25 Jan 2013 | Read review
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