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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 3 October 2012

I actually travelled there in late march, 2011.. but it wont let me post that far. Funky, colourful hostel-budget hotel located just a few blocks from the main ado(bus) depot in Playa. we got a private room, with its own bathroom.. Big room, with its own deck.. own tv in room which was cool. all very basic but has what...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 12 May 2012

I was here for 4 days, the kitchen was not hygenic, everyone had to clean their dishes some didnt so you would end up cleaning after them. The fridge was a disaster as you couldnt put anything in it, it was packed full with other peoples food. And didnt even know if it was there for ages. Another thing that...

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2012

Stayed here for 3 days during travels around Mexico over NYE (last few days in Dec, first few in Jan). The location is great; at the end of the road is the strip of restaurants, bars and shops (some of which were ridiculously overpriced, but that's what you get in touristy areas anyway, so was expected. Adjacent to the strip...

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Thank Het7
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2012

We stayed here on our second visit to Playa del Carmen. We were at the end of four months of travelling so were looking for somewhere cheap but close to the beach and safe. We stayed in a double room, we had our own balcony which we could have beers on in the evening and watch people go by. The...

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1Thank Katharine179
Reviewed 28 December 2011

Fantastic location a block away from the beach and the proximity of the bus station are the selling points of this hostel. Bring earplugs or you won't sleep. Open bar for youth makes 'em chant 'Sex, sex, sex on the beach'. Of all the noises in the street, this hostel makes the loudest. At least the music is good. Service...

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2Thank Vahinko
Prague - Czech Republic
Reviewed 1 August 2011

Fed up with this place. Stayed 4 weeks. Every day things got stolen from someone -cameras,phones etc.. I confronted the manager but he did not care.. Either you lock your luggage and your stuff, or you find another place to stay..

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2Thank StudentFromPrague
Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 9 July 2011

Really hard to complain about the location. It's very close to the ferry, colectivo, and bus terminals, close to restaurants where locals frequent as well as right next to the tourist scene. You're also about 2-3 blocks from the beach. About 2 blocks away is also a very cheap drop-off lavanderia (10 MXN per kilo). We pretty much enjoyed our...

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2Thank 1Dad1Kid
Plymouth
Reviewed 2 February 2011

For a little less than $15 a night, and located in the center of PDC's main tourist drag, I really can't complain. I stayed a couple nights in dorm #1. It was a cramped 6 bed mixed dorm with a tiny insuite bath (toilet+sink+shower). The shower floor was filthy. My feet were literally more dirty after I finished showering than...

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2Thank HurricaneAlexis
Reviewed 18 January 2011

Rooms are nasty, no place you can put anything that isnt dirty. Floors and bathroom havent been cleaned for yeats. Someone even stole lightbulbs in the room. Sure you get good location but that means nightclubs banging and no sleep. worst hotel ever, STAY AWAY

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1Thank nitko666
Alberta
Reviewed 4 October 2009

I stayed at Maria Sabinas for a week in Sept 2009. #1- Location. Literally "meters" from the Beach, 5 minute walk to the Main Bus Stop, 10 minute walk to the Night Clubs... and it's just off 5th Avenue aka "main shopping/restaurant district". Across the street is a 24 Hour Convenience Store- open all day& all night, PLUS a Bank...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel de Mar is a family business Hotel with 15 rooms. Offers a pleasant rooms at economic prices .Its located just a few steps from 5th Avenue is an ideal option for those who want to stay close to all key points of Playa del Carmen. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel de Mar

Address: Calle 6 Norte Entre 5 Y 10. | # 796, Colonia Centro., Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico (Formerly Maria Sabina Hotel Backpackers Hostel)
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: RM146 - RM260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel de Mar 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Maria Sabina Hotel Backpackers Playa Del Carmen
Hotel De Mar Playa Del Carmen, Mexico - Riviera Maya
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“Find somewhere else. Otherwise stay off of the central courtyard or any of the south rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles MattH443, 14 Nov 2012 | Read review
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