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Tumut, Australia
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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2014

Papaya Surf Hotel was just what we were after for our stay in Puerto Escondido. Right across the road from Zicatela beach, pool, Steps away from shops and bars. We stayed in a 2 double bed room, private bathroom, private outdoor kitchen. Equipped with cooking utensils, cold fridge and freezer, little dining table and outdoor hammock. I really enjoyed our... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2014

With some paint & other maintenance I think this place could be pretty nice. As it is the place has a really worn feel, plumbing not always functional etc. On the plus side Marco the owner is a very cool and friendly guy and very flexible with his rates. It is close to all the Zicatela action so expect some... More 

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rishon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2013

this is an a amazing place! the owners and the staff are amazing people they helped me with everything from the first second i got to puerto untill i left, i came puerto to surf, i was living there 3 months and it was so good no other place like papaya surf in the world...the owners such good people and... More 

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Waihi Beach, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2012

We stayed here for 8 days on a trip through Mexico from New Zealand and it was one of the nicest places we stayed in all of Mexico. It was just what we were looking for in terms of a relaxed environment, all the essentials and wonderful staff and housekeepers. We often left our room a bit of a shambles... More 

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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2012 via mobile

Im travelling with a friend. We got a twin bed room just $200 me ixan pesos each one with kitchen and an excellent bathroom. Only the rooms in the first floor have a kitchen and if u get one of this you can save money from eating in restaurants. There is a supermarket nearby cheaper than every where else called... More 

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Granada, Nicaragua
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24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2012

I would describe this facility as the perfect balance between hotel and hostel. The rooms have the hostel feel. Sparsely decorated, functional. There is an assumption that you will be spending your days surfing, not sitting in your room and watching TV and ordering room service. After all, the beach begins right across the street, and you can see the... More 

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London
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2012

I moved to this hotel after having a couple of horrible nights in a hotel nearby. The owners are really friendly and let me check in first thing in the morning. The fan operated rooms are spacious, clean, cool and anti mosquito! The hotel is opposite the beach, yet noise proof from the parties in the evening. There is a... More 

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Karlstad
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3 reviews
Reviewed 7 January 2012

I stayed at papaya surf for 8 nights, it was great. Everything just great. I recommend this place.

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San Antonio, Texas
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2011

I traveled with my two best friends and stayed for 10 days. If you are traveling only with girls this is a good hostel to stay at, security is really good, there's a nice old guy who stays all night to make sure only guests come in. The rooms are very clean and spacious, the hammock outside the rooms is... More 

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Grenoble
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 January 2010

Good people, clean, nice hotel decoration, good value for money ! Fan are sufficient. you can rent Surf !

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Address: Playa Zicatela, Puerto Escondido, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Oaxaca > Puerto Escondido
Price Range: $23 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
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“Looking at Papaya surf from the road the right side of the building gets shade all day and keeps the room nice and cool.”
 of 5 bubbles JenAdz, 16 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Like most any place, you should visually inspect rooms to make sure you are getting what you want. Make sure A/C is running and cold before committing.”
 of 5 bubbles webwide, 16 Jul 2012 | Read review
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