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Beirut
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72 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location is the biggest advantage. Located in the main pedestrian street of Playa del Carmen. Lovely neighborhood, located in a garden. 1min walk to all the shops, restaurants, pubs, nightclubs and beach. Staff is very helpful especially Edgard. It's a small and very basic hotel with no elevator. You have to walk around 5min to reach the hotel since it's... More 

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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

My husband & I stayed here from May 8-13, 2016. The property is in a fantastic location, right on the street and next to an art gallery. So for the price & location, the rating is four stars. Go up in price and it's a 2. I have it a 3 for good reason. I upgraded our reservation, which came... More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016

A lovely little courtyard place, although room basic and small, very clean and had everything needed. Nice to sit out in the morning with coffee overlooking garden area and nice rooftop area. Management was very friendly and helpful, made us feel very welcome. Great location tucked away off 5th avenue and close to everything, but ... the drawback is very... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016

If you are a hotel snob, this hotel is not for you. My wife and I are always up for a good Mexico adventure, and this place lived up to the billing. The front desk guys were friendly and helpful. The cleaning ladies come every day, and are friendly, awesome people. Some say that it is too loud, but we... More 

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Blainville, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016

I stayed 3 weeks at this nice little hotel, really felt like home. Loved walking into paradise like garden every day, spend a little time in the jacuzzi. The roof was one of my favorite places, having my morning coffee and sometimes lunch overlooking the sea, or just chilling late nights. Right on 5th avenue, but just secluded enough that... More 

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Farnham Royal, UK
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36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016

As long as you don't expect fireworks - this is a very nice hotel. Two steps from anything in Playa. Superbly clean rooms - basic, small with a bit worn bathrooms. We got a room with balcony, which made a massive difference. Very nice management. We did not use the jacuzzi or the roof terrace glimpsing the ocean - no... More 

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Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

This hotel is very cute and in a great location but has some crazy rules. We were presented with our towels on the day before we left and told we would have to pay for them as they had " make up stains". Who has heard of such a thing! Sure enough, upon reading the list of rules that are... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

A great Lil place, its listed wrong on most things but if u ask around pretty easy to find good price great location and actually really quiet for where it is room 1 is in the back and pretty blocked off I'm sure some rooms are louder but this ones great. The staff is really nice and helpful as well.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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78 reviews
59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

I've never really known how to write a fair review for when there are factors outside of control of the accommodation itself... but here goes. So, the room was nice... basic, but clean and comfortable. There was decent wifi, nice aircon and a barfridge that came in handy. The location has its pros and cons... right off the main drag,... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Nice hotel on 5th, hidden in a garden with a cool jacuzzi and roof top. When we reserved, we asked for a room with 2 beds, but none was available when we arrived. Next day we were offered another room with a bed and a couch without having to ask which was great. Room was clean, only the bed was... More 

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Additional Information about El Secreto Hotel by Bunik

Address: 5a Avenida Norte, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico (Formerly El Secreto Hotel)
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $70 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Secreto Hotel by Bunik 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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El Secreto Hotel By Bunik Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
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#61 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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“Ask for room tucked away to avoid nightclub noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Muchsee, 26 Mar 2016 | Read review
“rooms 1-5 might be the best.”
 of 5 bubbles DeanK806, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
“2, 3 or 4 - furthest from the street, with balcony and southern exposure”
 of 5 bubbles Agnes_DC, 20 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Number 2 has an excellent back patio ideal for chillin in the evening after a long day of travel.”
 of 5 bubbles Colin_M_Walsh, 17 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Choose the room according to your desired amenities. I had a twin bed and bathroom and had all I needed. My mom and brother had two twin beds, a bathroom and a living room which fit their needs. My best friend had a couch, balcony and refrigerator which made her happy. We saw other rooms also. You can't go wrong if you just pick what you need. They are all clean and comfortable and without noise.”
 of 5 bubbles RichardR393, 12 Dec 2012 | Read review
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