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St. Louis
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81 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2015

Our family booked the Villa via Flipkey. It's on the hotel property, has 6 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. Spacious for the eight of us! Extraordinarily convenient to the beach, restaurants, and clubs. Pool was utilized for scuba lessons each day until around noon. Noisy doesn't begin to tell the story at night, but we all managed to sleep well despite... More 

Thank HHSmith
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2014

My family and I have been going to this hotel since I was a little girl (over 10 years) and go back every year. The hotel is beautiful with lots of trees, plants, small cenote, and pool. The attention is wonderful and its just a block from the beach and the famous 5th avenue. Its a great place for young... More 

2 Thank Naty S
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2013 via mobile

Bad service, rooms are not cleaned and the hotel's name is different when you book in groupon. Facilities are not cleaned, the bed is not comfortable and no phone is on the room. There is no parking space for cars

2 Thank Emmanuel A

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Swift Current, Canada
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2013 via mobile

Clean room, clean bed.....that about raps it up!! Nothing fancy about this place (paid $60/night Mar-2013). My wife and I left our resort for 1 night to party in Playa. As other reviews mention, a "stone's throw" from the best night club's in Playa, 50 steps from 5th Ave, 1 block from CocoBongo's. Don't plan on any relaxing evenings here,... More 

1 Thank Kukes69
Tel Aviv, Israel
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13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2013

The location is great, 2 minutes walk from the beach and from the main street of Playa Del Carmen, but it too close to the party area, during the night we heard the music from 5 diffrent clubs at the same time! of course that if you going to party till 5 in the morning you won't have a problem... More 

1 Thank Vered R
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2013

We booked this hotel through Hotwire, so we weren't sure which hotel it was going to be until we paid. Although this hotel surprisingly has misleading higher ratings than I expected, I would say it doesn’t even deserve 1 star. Filter the comments to read the lowest ratings and you'll see why. We booked the hotel the night before through... More 

2 Thank Sharon V
Clarksburg, West Virginia
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41 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2013

Went to Playa Del Carmen with a group to attend a friends wedding. Our party was bigger than expected so we had to get an additional room once we arrived. The hotel we were staying at did not have any other rooms, so they suggested this one. The rooms were clean, close to the beach, but noisy at night. There... More 

1 Thank MntneerMan
Valladolid, Mexico
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22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2012

No frills. Nothin' fancy. My friend and I needed a simple, clean room for a good price-- and it's exactly what we got. There are three things that I would like to mention: 1. There is not a visible sign in front of the hotel. We walked right past it. 2. The towels are stained and full of holes. 3.... More 

1 Thank AndieLynn
Palmdale, FL
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2012

Convenient to beach, great staff, clean room! But the music from surrounding bars really put a damper on things. The thumping of the bass in music they played was quite disconcerting, earplugs were of no use. I had read previous reviews so I was somewhat prepared but it just proved to be too much. I left after my reservation and... More 

1 Thank bobcstlmo
Stockholm, Sweden
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66 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2012

This hotel is cheap and is very close to the beach. It is reasonably clean and has a pool. This does not make up for the fact that it is impossible to sleep due to the fact that at least 3 different clubs play very loud music until 5 am. The first night we I could sing a long in... More 

1 Thank Buskachi

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Inspired by the unique geography and culture of the Mexican Caribbean, Hotel Tropical CasaBlanca embraces the simplicity of the beach life and shares this lifestyle with each of its guests. The architectural design, proximity to the beach, vast array of guest services and comforts, work together to sustain a forgotten entity; simple vacations, comforts and lifestyles. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tropical Escape Hotel

Address: Avenida Primera Entre Calle 10 Y 12 | 1st Avenue between 10th and 12th street, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico (Formerly Tropical Casablanca)
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $52 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Tropical Escape Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Tropical Casablanca Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Tropical Casablanca Playa Del Carmen
Tropical Escape Hotel Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
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“not the rooms on the street side”
 of 5 bubbles VeredR_12, 7 Feb 2013 | Read review
“Room 15 was nice. It had a balcony overlooking 1st street.”
 of 5 bubbles AndieLynn, 4 Dec 2012 | Read review
“If you stay here make sure you get rooms in the back (on the left side if facing the hotel). We had number 20 which was slightly better. Number 6 on the right side was a night mare.”
 of 5 bubbles Buskachi, 26 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Seems the rooms in the villa were a little quieter--If we'd been on the outside next to Dirty Martini I imagine it would have been quite loud.”
 of 5 bubbles TheGetOutGirl, 27 Feb 2012 | Read review
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