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Ypsilanti, Michigan
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31 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Quaint little hotel with an open lobby. Everything is well maintained and cleaned. The bed even had had towel art, unusual in budget hotels. The room was a good size and the bed was comfortable. Brush up on your Spanish, because the staff speaks little English. A nice, inexpensive hotel - in a great location.

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Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

A real maxican hotel runned by a family. It's a budget hotel but the personnel is very friendly and the quality of service and the rooms are very good . They don't speak alot of English but you will manage. One tip just get used to the Mexican ways. The hotel is 50m from the tourist area.

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Thank Fabion B
Corporativo H, Gerente at Hotel Alux, responded to this review

Fabion B Thank you very much for you comments! It really made us feel well. We are pleased that you were confortable and happy. Hope to see you soon sometime in the future! More 

Cozumel, Mexico
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120 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2015

I have used the Hotel Alux for overnight stays in Cancun for many years and always found it a good value and good location when I am traveling by ADO bus. This was my first visit at Alux in Playa del Carmen and pleased with my choice. The location was ideal for my needs since I was traveling by ADO... More 

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Duluth, MN
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2015

Very clean, great hot water and water pressure in shower. Pretty bare bones in the room but didn't spend much time in there anyway. Staff very friendly; not much English spoken. Water cooler. A/C. Small bed for two people. Our room was on the ground level; would have preferred higher floor but none available.

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Ostersund, Sweden
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

Small family owned and operated. Clerk was busy breast feeding baby and taking care of a litter of young ones who roam the bottom floor. No English speaking staff. No breakfast or coffee available. Rooms are not very well cleaned, and provide very little storage. Hair and sand left in the shower from previous guests. Toilet did not get cleaned... More 

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Corporativo H, Gerente at Hotel Alux, responded to this review

Mike T We are located right in downtown Playa del Carmen. Very close to la Quinta Avenida and all other services. We are a small budget hotel, therefore, we do not provided such amenities as pool, breakfast, etc. Please, consider that the availability at other hotels and their prices change depending on the season. Our rates, stay the same all... More 

Vantaa, Finland
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2015

Stayed here for two weeks. Had to change the room after two nights because of the smell of mould and room had no balcony no view, dark, could hardly open the window, no space for that because of the other building so close. Room was cleaned every day and towels and sheets changed. Hot water on & off, sometimes had... More 

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Best, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 December 2014

I was there 2 weeks in February.Really nice staff,every day cleaned room but staff speek a little bit english.Problem with WiFi.Very low signal at room.Shower had hot water and pressure is OK. Close to Qiunta Avenida.Quiet Neighberhoud.

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Oklahoma
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2014

Looks a little different from the outside, doesn't look like a hotel at all. But the rooms are pretty good. Clean, good shower. Staff was pretty helpful and nice. It's about a 5 min walk from Coco Bongo's (night club), and all the other main clubs and bars. All the main nightlife is within 5 min's walking. There are a... More 

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Paris, France
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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

Found this hotel by accident when I was picking up my car rental. Booked it in my phone and paid only half (44 USD) of what the hotel rates are if you book directly in the hotel. Love the location, 2 blocks away from the nightclubs, restaurants, and tourist hangeouts. The ocean is about 4 blocks away, but seems closer... More 

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Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Stayed at Hotel Alux at the beginning and end of our recent anniversary trip to MX. It is very clean, the staff friendly and helpful, and a bargain price! It is very close walking distance to beach and 5th Ave activities but quiet at night. We were also able to walk from and to main bus stop and Collectivo stop... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Alux Playa del Carmen is a small hotel built in a Mexican hacienda style. The guest rooms are spacious and comfortable with ironwork details, colorful tiles and original floors. All of the rooms are located around an open veranda. These small details can also be seen throughout the hotel. The hotel offers modern commodities at affordable rates. Therefore, ideal for the independent traveler, either for business or pleasure, because it allows him/her to maximize his/her budget without sacrificing quality or service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Alux

Address: Calle 14 Norte | Entre Avenidas 10 y 15, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: £27 - £47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Alux 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Try to get room with balcony and avoid adjoining rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles RobertSDF, 17 May 2015 | Read review
“Ask for room on upper floor.”
 of 5 bubbles LynnY544, 7 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Choose room with the balcony, forget the other options !”
 of 5 bubbles pirkk0b, 5 Feb 2015 | Read review
“they're all pretty much "together". I guess don't stay in the 1st floor”
 of 5 bubbles matador69, 19 Oct 2014 | Read review
“We asked for quiet room and were in 32 both times. If you don't mind carrying your luggage up to 3rd floor on tiled steps, I recommend upper floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 14erann, 17 Jun 2014 | Read review
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