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    Hostel Rio Playa

    Avenida 5, Norte 119 | Entre 5ta avenida y avenida 10, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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    2018-01-28 2018-01-29
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    Traveller (32)
    Pool & Beach (10)
    Room & Suite (4)
    • Excellent44%
    • Very good31%
    • Average14%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Rooftop Bar
    Rooftop Terrace
    Free Parking
    Airport Transportation
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    1 - 5 of 102 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    This is by far the worst hostel I have ever stayed in. Rude, dirty, terrible beds, terrible showers, LOUD music. DO NOT STAY HERE. The music goes all hours of the night and the beds are really dirty. Terrible

    Thank Mike C
    Reviewed 6 September 2017

    The thing that separates this hostal from others are the amazing people who work there!!! From Marcella, one of the owners, to some great new friends we made who also work there.....Diana, Jonathan and Ivan!!! I really feel honored that I got to know them....More

    Thank Jeannie000056
    Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

    I was there for 4 nights. Very nice hostel, good vibes, good music. The room itself is quite nice with an excellent AC! The bath was ok. The breakfast was good and the crew was kind and nice. The best thing is the location. The...More

    Thank Asaf R
    Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

    I think this hostel was probably great in the past. The first couple of days were a bit of a nightmare. There were two Spanish speaking ladies who stayed out all day and night, left there belongings and shopping remnants ( receipts and tags) everywhere....More

    Thank somethingaboutkerry
    Reviewed 29 January 2017

    The hostel gets all the basics right. Clean beds, working wifi, and friendly staff. There is also a free breakfast. The rooftop bar is nice. The pool is not a swimming pool - it is only about a foot deep, and the water is pretty...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$19 - US$173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 70
    • Location
    • Mexico >
    • Yucatan Peninsula >
    • Quintana Roo >
    • Riviera Maya >
    • Playa del Carmen
    • Also Known As
    • Hostel Rio Playa Hotel Playa Del Carmen ,
    • Hostel Rio Playa Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
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    Pool & Beach (10)
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    Dining (3)
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    Bathroom (1)
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    "Avoid the top floor rooms."
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    "Room 6A was good if you're not planning to sleep too early the music is kind of loud until around maybe 2"
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    "Don't book a rooftop dorm!! book a shared 14 person dorm they generally seemed better"
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    "Wifi didn't reach the roof top rooms"
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