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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 20 July 2012

Maybe this place has fallen into disrepair in the past couple of years because I'm extremely surprised to see any high ratings. A friend and I stayed in one of the double rooms for 2 nights and we had to get out. For the price we felt as if we were camping, the place was sooo damp and smelly. The...

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washington dc
Reviewed 3 July 2012

OK...this place has very nice people working there, but the place itself is horrible. it looks like a slum and smells bad too. it is right on the beach, but that does not make it anymore appealing. the room has no windows and therefore has no ventilation. the bathroom, just bad, real bad. it needs a painting on the outside...

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4Thank reachteresa
Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed 29 March 2012

I was a little skeptical after reading reviews, but after being there I knew this was the best location! If you are looking for luxury forget it, but a hammock in the shade a 100' from the beach this is for you!

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Duncan, Canada
Reviewed 28 March 2012

I stayed for 3 days in the dorm. It was great. Everybody gathers outside around dinner time so it is pretty social. About 10 people that party head out, the rest head to bed. I found it very quiet until about 3am when the party people came home, but the noise was short lived. While there, I found the dorms...

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Reviewed 28 March 2012

It was such great place. I loved the rooms and the good vibes. I got meet new great people. The worker took really good care of you. I'm going back in June. I can't wait!.

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Rossdorf, Germany
Reviewed 15 March 2012

Yes, definitely great location. BUT: stained bed linen, holes in the towels, windows can’t be safely closed (shutters broken), wind blows sand into the cabana which covers just the whole room, most of the time only cold water, got a shower head only on the last night. Kitchen facilities are “open air” and pots/pans not very clean, washing up liquid...

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Staten Island, New York
Reviewed 3 March 2012

As an american when you think of a bed and breakfast you think of cosy rooms and a large assorted breakfast. Popol Vuh is really not a bed and breakfast its a mix of hostel style dorm rooms, private double rooms and a few cabana style. The breakfast and rooms are very basic (eggs and toast) and clean. Think along...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 26 February 2012

I visited the web sights to check out the ratings before I stayed at Popol Vuh and with the decently high averages and good feedback I was sold. But when I got there I was rather dissatisfied. I stayed in a two person cabana which sounded nice, but was much closer to that of a camping situation. The floors were...

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Reviewed 25 January 2012

After the ceiling rattling off over on 10th the air conditioned pimp room @ pol pol vuh was a blessing , never made it to breakfast but this time

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 5 January 2012

This hostel has a great location near the beach and very close to the bus station in Playa. But if you're looking for a private room, don't bother to come here. There are so many cheaper hotels just up the same street, with the exact same or even better standard, and the price you pay for a double at Popol...

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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: ₹ 2,226 - ₹ 5,630 (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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