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Reviewed 29 April 2014 via mobile

If you look for a fancy, american style hotel with all the stuff you got at home, you are at the wrong place! This wonderful b&b is the perfect place to let you relax in the middle of playa and right next to the ocean. The stuff is great, the rooms are being cleaned every day and have everything you...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 28 April 2014 via mobile

This little hostel has an amazing location, seconds away from the main street, though it keeps a chilled atmosphere. The rooms are in small cabanas, the staff is very friendly and will help you for many things, we even had one of the guys make us enter for free at a disco. Since there are many couples, it's not a...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 14 April 2014

I went I my own and had a great time. The staff was very helpfull. If you need anything just ask Gama. Gama organized a field trip for us and we had a great time. He is well known in Playa and He can help you out on your needs. It was very clean, it rifgt at the Beach and...

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1Thank Roch D
Bloomington, Indiana, United States
Reviewed 12 January 2014

I stayed 2 nights there. They are located on the beach. You can put your stuff in the lockers, leave your keys to the reception and take a walk on the beach. It rained when I was there but it didn't matter because I was in my swimsuit and didn't need to walk off the beach to return anyways. The...

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Thank Deniz K
Newhaven, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 December 2013

Popol Vuh is perfectly situated in the Centre of Playa del Carmen with its own beach entrance, the accommodation is excellent in terms of value for money, the staff are very friendly and do their best to make your stay a happy one. I stayed 10 days and will return before I leave Mexico.

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Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 23 October 2013

Dirty rooms. Dirty bathroom. Sink area in bathroom floods everyday due to poordrainage. Bedbugs. Filthy kitchen area. Refrigerater is disgusting. Infrastructure is literally falling apart around you. The only redeeming quality is a very good breakfast and great-great location.

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3Thank richchstr
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 14 August 2013

very nice!!!! stay here 30 days thanks Gama !!!! hope to come back soon and hangout with you!!! he will tell you where to go and take you on a tour on his day off is just a fun experience the only down side about the hostel is that there were ants on our room and when it rains it...

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Reviewed 11 May 2013

The dorm had bed bugs! I got bitten on the first night, but they didn't get particularly inflamed until the next day. When i told the receptionist, they persuaded me it was sandfly bites from the beach. Unfortunately I accepted this (still tired after a long flight) after the receptionist examined the bed and couldnt find anything. The next night...

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2Thank eddavies
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 17 April 2013

We loved living here in march 2013!! Just around the corner of the hotel building is the beach located, so you litterally have sand from the beach under your feet constantly. GREAT staff, really nice people. We forgot our camera at the shared hammocks, but the staff took it into the reception untill we found out it was lost. The...

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Thank Majalentzw
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 25 February 2013

Nice, cosy & clean place with 1 m away from the beach. Hammock sleeping option. Breakfast included. Just opposite the Popol Vuh bar with nice cold Negra Modelo & kind barman.Perfect!Perfect! Especially twin rooms!Helpful staff.I would recommend for easy-going people with no hesitation!

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Welcome to the Popol Vuh, one of the first affordable accommodation, nestled in the best location in Playa del Carmen. Half a block from Fifth Avenue and steps from one of the best beaches in the city. But being in the best location does not make it noisy, on the contrary, Popol Vuh is an oasis that will make you forget you are in the heart of Playa del Carmen. The garden surrounded by palm trees will offer you a feeling of peace and tranquility you are looking to relax. We have a kitchen that has everything you need to prepare your own food, as well as to organize a barbecue grill in the garden and a speaker where you can connect your iPod or any device and become the dj. We do not have a pool, but ¡hey!, remember that the beach is just a few steps. We have 2 wireless networks so you're always connected through to your mobile, laptop or tablet. At the reception you can print your boarding passes or anything you need. You only have to ask. Our staff will be always thoughtful to your needs and will provide you with the best tips for you to know the best places in town, you can reserve and buy any tour with them. Popol Vuh is for all types of travelers, whether you're traveling alone, with family, with friends or family. Our restaurant bar is located right in front and you can enjoy a wide variety of traditional Mexican dishes, cold beers, margaritas and enjoy your favorite sports. We have 14 private rooms, we have a place for everyone. There are six rooms with air-conditioning, cable TV, private bathroom and minibar; Three cabanas with private bathrooms and fans and five cabanas with fans and shared bathroom. Service daily cleaning and parking for up to three cars (if previously requested). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Popol Vuh

Address: Calle 2 Norte Entre 5a Avenida y Zona Federal Maritima S/N | Col. Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: ₹ 2,898 - ₹ 5,122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Popol Vuh 2.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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Also Known As:
Bed And Breakfast Popol Vuh
b&b Popol Vuh Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Popol Vuh Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen
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#10 Best Value Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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“I would advise finding another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles lizardkc, 5 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Get the best room opp with ac it's still cheep when compared to others this close to beach.”
 of 5 bubbles A1772BImarkt, 10 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Popol Vuh offers a wide variety of rooms, which is explained on their website”
 of 5 bubbles E5430FJnancys, 26 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Private rooms on the second floor and cabins are a bit more private since the door is not right off the common area.”
 of 5 bubbles smartcooki, 20 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Stayed here for years. Began as a good value, keeping in mind it IS a hostel. But each year cleanliness has gone down. No upgrades, except for price. No longer a value....just a dump that needs torn down & started anew. A shame too, as the property location is EXCELLENT.”
 of 5 bubbles richchstr, 22 Oct 2013 | Read review
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