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El Secreto Hotel by Bunik

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Evansville, Indiana
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The room is very basic which I don't really have a problem with, since it's just for sleeping and showering, but the fact that there was no water in the room was a big sticking point with me. I spent anywhere from 30 to 60 pesos on water a day, not to mention that I am HUGE into conservation and...

Thank lilredhead75
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Nice hotel in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. A little tricky to find but reasonable value for a good location on the main tourist drag. Simple no frills accommodations. Air conditioning is adequate at night but struggles during the heat of the day. Comfortable bed. Jacuzzi but no pool. Short walk to the beach. A little noisy at times. Reception staff...

Thank fist64149
Reviewed 9 February 2017

My wife and I stayed at a few places in Cancun, Playa del Carmen, and Tulum. This was by far the best. Great spot, simple room, amazing balcony, and rooftop chill area. I'd stay at this place for a month.

1Thank mrvancouverbc
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

I stayed here with my partner in late February 2016 and we were pleasantly surprised. It was really cheap so I didn't expect much and then we're faced with a gorgeous, bohemian backyard and really friendly staff. We fell in love with the place right away, and that's before we even saw the huge balcony in our room and the...

Thank majawahlgren
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I only stayed here one night, on my way back from Belize to take my flight home from Cancun. It's not a big hotel - the taxi driver from the ADO station didn't even know where it was! The room was spacious and reasonably comfortable, and the price was right. The front desk staff were all very helpful. Despite its...

Thank Dave1955
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Pros: Amazing location. Right in the heart of it all and walking distance to everything, including the ADO bus station. The beach is less than a minute walk. They provide beach towels. No frills hotel with friendly and helpful staff. Clean rooms and toiletries and towels replaced daily. Cons: Low water pressure in the shower. There's an AC in the...

Thank Rosita M
Reviewed 23 November 2016

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...

Thank Rhea N
Reviewed 18 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...

1Thank Liberty K
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...

Thank Muchsee
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 3 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...

8Thank Dean K

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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: RM185 - RM340 (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 Playa Del Carmen, Mexico - Riviera Maya
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#10 Best Value Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#63 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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“Ask for a big balcony”
mrvancouverbc, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room tucked away to avoid nightclub noise.”
Muchsee, 26 Mar 2016 | Read review
“rooms 1-5 might be the best.”
DeanK806, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
“2, 3 or 4 - furthest from the street, with balcony and southern exposure”
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.”
Colin_M_Walsh, 17 Jan 2013 | Read review
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