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Hostel Rio Playa

Hostelworld.comUS$24*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 30 September 2013

About what I expected from the labeling of being a party hostel. The staff was extremely friendly and our check in was very pleasant. The dorm room itself was a little dingy, the beds were very basic and both of our beds, we could feel the springs. There was only 1 A/C which was better than nothing but considering the...

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Reviewed 28 August 2013 via mobile

just loved this guys. People there is kind and always willing to help you. I found good friends there from other countries. Great option for a backpacker. Its near by La Quinta Avenida and some blocks away from ADO bus stop.

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Thank AmeriqueLatine
Reviewed 21 August 2013

I really liked this hostel. I was in a 14 bed dorm and it was actually really nice with a couch and table. The staff were great and the rooftop bar and pool are great for the evening. I liked this hostel a lot and returned to it after visiting one of the islands. I also met really nice people...

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Reviewed 20 August 2013 via mobile

we had our worst night there! to many people you cant sleep. not clean. the bar on the roof is very poor, the service is not as expected from hostel. there are cheaper and better places dont listen to lonely planted this time.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2013

I was meant to only be there for one night but ended up staying 5. I was a the big dorm - 14 beds - but the room is very big that at no point did it feel crowded. I was travelling solo, and within an hour I had already become friends with half of the dorm. It is a...

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Thank CharlieEdelmayer
Reviewed 29 July 2013

I was supposed to go for 2 nights and ended up staying for the rest of my trip. The people are AMAZING. The location couldn't be better. It's two blocks away from the beach. about five blocks from the Ferry to Cozumel Island and one block away from La Quinta. everything is walking distance! I am certainly going back!

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Tonyc32
Reviewed 24 July 2013

I think overall the hostel was average. The good: - Location. Seconds from the main strip and all the action. - Good staff The bad: - We stayed in the 6 bed dorms on the very top. These really should have been four bed dorms. Six in that size room meant people were literally living on top of each other....

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 15 July 2013

We were in the dorm by the kitchen - if you don't mind the constant noise from people in & out all day & night for food, drinks & the computers than don't let the noise be the only thing that stops you sleeping, all the mattresses had springs digging in to us so sleep quality was terrible. The cleanliness...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 13 July 2013

i made a reservition for 2 nights i stayed 8 nights . the hostel dosent appear to be soo big but it is, you can see it in the night whene everybudy gos to have a drink in the bar (next to a litle pool) their where more then 50 people wich was perfect for meeting backpackers from all over...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 16 June 2013

Good location. Warm and welcoming host. Spacious in hostel, though a bit crowded in the dormitory bed. I stayed in the dormitory bed on the roof top. Enjoying the cooling sea breeze from the Caribbean everyday. The room is also air conditioned.

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hostel Rio Playa is located one block from the beach and half block from the famous '5ta Avenida' Fifth Avenue downtownWe offer the perfect blend of elegance and tropical flare for a unique experienceWe are welcoming you in a fusion of Asian/Italian decor and architectural style, focusing on personalized service and detail. Come prepared for an unforgettable vacation...We know that a hostel is much more than just a place to sleep. Therefore we offer you all the necessary amenities to allow you to get to know and enjoy this extraordinary town, especially the region's stunning Mayan archaeological sties staged in lush jungle settings.We offer you specialized information regarding transportation, distances, costs, tourism and more in order for you to experience these alternative Mayan routes at the right price and with the proper resources.Additional InformationWe have a private bar just for hostel guest (beer is just 1 dlls for the guest)20Mts walk distance to the beach.24 hrs reception.No smoking inside of building. (plenty of space where you can smoke)Be happy always. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Rio Playa

Address: Avenida 5, Norte 119 | Entre 5ta avenida y avenida 10, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $28 - $48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 70
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Hostel Rio Playa Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Hostel Rio Playa Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Avoid the top floor rooms.”
Alinealves021, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 6A was good if you're not planning to sleep too early the music is kind of loud until around maybe 2”
rochelled866, 22 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Don't book a rooftop dorm!! book a shared 14 person dorm they generally seemed better”
G01234, 28 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Wifi didn't reach the roof top rooms”
oliwelfare, 5 Feb 2015 | Read review
“We chose private room. Very nice”
WorldOfBA, 4 Nov 2014 | Read review
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