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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed for one night before moving on. This hostel is a huge missed opportunity. Perfect location, seconds from the beach, 5th Ave., and ADO bus terminal. If this place was demolished and re-built there would be some serious money to be made. Unfortunately, these are incredibly poorly maintained cabanas in need of overhaul. We came back to our room on...

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windham, me
Reviewed 31 August 2016

My friend and I stayed 3 nights here. We are early 30's and were looking for budget accommodations without a hostel/spring break vibe and we found it perfectly here! It was chill, clean, and convenient. The outdoor shared kitchen was great, and the entire hotel is built around the sand covered courtyard adorned with hammocks. I'd definitely stay here again....

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Antigua, Guatemala
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Unbeatable location, 2 seconds from the beach and 3 mins from ADO bus terminal; super-helpful staff; lots of space to chill (unless it's raining); clean and shower is hot but bathrooms could do with a bit of refurbishment. Great value for 2 or more people.

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Tennessee
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We ate here on a recommendation from a friend we met on the beach. She said "get the fish tacos...you can't go wrong!" So we did...and she was right! By far, the best fish tacos I have ever eaten, ANYWHERE! That's all we ate there, actually ate two orders (8 tacos) in one sitting, that's how good they are! Will...

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Thank TennesseeBeachbound
Olympia, Washington
Reviewed 17 May 2016

I really enjoy this place, its clean and an Oasis on the beach. The Yoga Center is a short walk by beach. The way this place is set up its easy for travelers to become a community sharing food wine, and fun conversations. The outdoor shared kitchen has everything you need to prepare your own meal. One day the staff...

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Sterling, Colorado
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

We stop in here on a recommendation from folks we had met on the beech and was not a disappointing stop. These are truly the best fish tacos I have ever had. The shrimp tacos were just as good. Wanted to go back but ran out of time will have to wait until next trip to Playa.

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Thank Onelife970
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Great hostel in the mania that is playa deal carmen. Great location right near the main shops, bars etc and 2 seconds walk from the beach. Lovely rooms and nice clean bathrooms. Social area with hammocks is exactly what you need and a good kitchen. Not only this but it was also super quiet at night!! Great stay!

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Thank Mark C
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 15 February 2016

I stayed at Popul Vuh for 9 nights and it was the best part of my vacation. The staff is so friendly and always willing to help you, but it is a relaxed manner which I really enjoyed. You can have a chat or a beer with Fabian who works there if you like, but you can also just chill...

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Jamestown, New York
Reviewed 21 December 2015

The room was relaxing, clean and noise-free. It allowed me to travel to my final destination the following morning on my last vacation day in Mexico. The proprietor was hard-working, intelligent and friendly.

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Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

When we arrived the staff was really nice. We took the cheapest private room with a shared bathroom. The room was small but clean with mosquito nets. Good enough for backpackers. The bathroom was clean. There was hot water. You have a private court to hang out, a passage to the beach, good wifi and five minutes away from collectivos...

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Welcome to the Popol Vuh, one of the first affordable accommodation, nestled in the best location in Playa del Carmen. Half a block from Fifth Avenue and steps from one of the best beaches in the city. But being in the best location does not make it noisy, on the contrary, Popol Vuh is an oasis that will make you forget you are in the heart of Playa del Carmen. The garden surrounded by palm trees will offer you a feeling of peace and tranquility you are looking to relax. We have a kitchen that has everything you need to prepare your own food, as well as to organize a barbecue grill in the garden and a speaker where you can connect your iPod or any device and become the dj. We do not have a pool, but ¡hey!, remember that the beach is just a few steps. We have 2 wireless networks so you're always connected through to your mobile, laptop or tablet. At the reception you can print your boarding passes or anything you need. You only have to ask. Our staff will be always thoughtful to your needs and will provide you with the best tips for you to know the best places in town, you can reserve and buy any tour with them. Popol Vuh is for all types of travelers, whether you're traveling alone, with family, with friends or family. Our restaurant bar is located right in front and you can enjoy a wide variety of traditional Mexican dishes, cold beers, margaritas and enjoy your favorite sports. We have 14 private rooms, we have a place for everyone. There are six rooms with air-conditioning, cable TV, private bathroom and minibar; Three cabanas with private bathrooms and fans and five cabanas with fans and shared bathroom. Service daily cleaning and parking for up to three cars (if previously requested). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Popol Vuh

Address: Calle 2 Norte Entre 5a Avenida y Zona Federal Maritima S/N | Col. Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: £34 - £61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Popol Vuh 2.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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Bed And Breakfast Popol Vuh
b&b Popol Vuh Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Popol Vuh Mexico/Riviera Maya - Playa Del Carmen
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#12 Best Value Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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“I would advise finding another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles lizardkc, 5 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Get the best room opp with ac it's still cheep when compared to others this close to beach.”
 of 5 bubbles A1772BImarkt, 10 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Popol Vuh offers a wide variety of rooms, which is explained on their website”
 of 5 bubbles E5430FJnancys, 26 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Private rooms on the second floor and cabins are a bit more private since the door is not right off the common area.”
 of 5 bubbles smartcooki, 20 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Stayed here for years. Began as a good value, keeping in mind it IS a hostel. But each year cleanliness has gone down. No upgrades, except for price. No longer a value....just a dump that needs torn down & started anew. A shame too, as the property location is EXCELLENT.”
 of 5 bubbles richchstr, 22 Oct 2013 | Read review
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