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Lillooet, Canada
Reviewed 30 March 2010

After they tore down our favourite place we had to find another. We have tried many other places in Playa, but for $49.00 this place is hard to beat. The rooms have a fridge and air conditioning and there is an upstairs deck that has a fully furnished kitchen. Not that we ever cook there but it is nice to...

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Thank you for your comment in TA we apreciate your choice. sincerely Pension San Juan.

Reviewed 7 February 2010

We stayed at the Pension San Juan because I loved the looks of the outside of the hotel on previous trips. We had the front room on the 3rd floor with domed ceiling. The room was spacious with plenty of storage. We had a king sized bed, a fold down couch with drawers under it, a vanity, large closet with...

2Thank Catrina R
Reviewed 14 September 2009

Pension San Juan is located right on Fifth Ave at steps away from the beach, restaurants, diving centers and shops. The hotel is simple and functional. The rooms are clean, some like ours came with a nice private balcony from where we contemplated the pedestrian walk and beautiful starry nights. Our ample room had a big dome with a glass...

2Thank tralunya
Reviewed 28 January 2009

Overall, we had absolutely no major problem with our stay there. First major positive point is the price in regards to the location. 5th avenue, close to the bus station/a lot of conveniences/restaurants... well the 5th well known action :) For those who want a very quiet place though, this might not be the best spot as the 5th is...

4Thank merranza
Reviewed 4 May 2008

First of all, making the reservation gave us quite a lot of trouble. We were a group of 8 and we got 4 rooms, each very different from the other. All the rooms were very small, very small bathrooms as well. Air Conditioning didn't work very well in most of them, although they were included in the rate. The staff...

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Madison, WI
Reviewed 4 February 2008

Pension San Juan is a reasonably priced clean hotel with 16 rooms on 5th avenue close to calle 6 north. We opted for a premium room (~$60/night) and stayed in room C5. This could be considered either the best room or worst room in the hotel. Postives: large room, king sized bed, neat domed ceiling, decent bathroom, balcony with chairs...

2Thank roadking200
Reviewed 2 May 2007

It´s a nice hotel, . It´s in the 5th avenue, pretty good location. VERY VERY CLEAN!! WE CHOSE IT because it wasn´t expensive. We stayed in the room without air conditioner, the only two things I didn´t like: noisy the bed was too small to share. NICE PLACE!

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Sacramento, California
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Reviewed 16 January 2006

We stayed at the pension san juan for two nights january 8th-10th 2006. we drove our rental car from Cancun to Playa de Carmen and parked a few streets from the main drag and walked around to look for a place to stay since we had no reservations....most places were asking for 90-130 bucks a night and then we decided...

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Reviewed 1 April 2005

We wanted to go to the Mayan Riviera during spring break but at the same time, we did not want to compete with 135,000 drunk american teenagers for restaurant space in Cancun, so we chose Playa (as it is known by the locals) instead. I found Pension San Juan on the web and was attracted by its prices (US$35 and...

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Additional Information about Hotel Pension San Juan

Address: Ave num 165 entre 6y8 calle /st 5ta | Andador turistico/tourist pedestrian walkway, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $53 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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Hotel San Juan
Hotel Pension San Juan Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
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“Room c-1 on third floor has a private courtyard terrace. Three adults in room and never felt on top of each other.”
 of 5 bubbles Inaser, 3 Jun 2014 | Read review
“If you want quiet room request 1 at the back”
 of 5 bubbles 493kimberlya, 26 Jul 2013 | Read review
“If you can afford it, book the Superior rooms with the king size beds!!”
 of 5 bubbles Jetta1956, 25 Mar 2013 | Read review
“No elevators and stairs only for all 3 floors. Not good for people that will have any trouble carrying heavy bags up 3 flights of stairs. Choose room not facing the street if worried about noise.”
 of 5 bubbles worldtravel7998, 13 Mar 2013 | Read review
“We always stay on the main floor - the rooms are a good size for 2 people - no staris to climb and the noise level from 5th ave is minimal. The night time bar noise ends at 10pm.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisL660, 25 Feb 2012 | Read review
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