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    El Secreto Hotel by Bunik

    5a Avenida Norte, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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    29/10/2017 30/10/2017
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    Traveller (88)
    Room & Suite (19)
    Pool & Beach (7)
    • Excellent61%
    • Very good25%
    • Average7%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “hot water” (4 reviews)
    “economy hotel” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Air Conditioning
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 52 reviews

    Reviewed 30 June 2017

    Stayed at Playa del Carmen for a week and booked this hotel for its great location. I have to say it is not by any means a resort to stay there all day, it is more like a comfortable well priced place to sleep, I...More

    Thank Luis A
    Reviewed 24 June 2017

    We stayed there for 6 nights. The hotel receptionist and the cleaning people were very friendly! The hotel receptionist was helpful in guiding us on how to use the public transportation and navigate playa del carmen. In his office, he had water and coffee too!...More

    Thank Mary D
    Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

    I stayed in el secreto for 5 nights and I really liked it, first off the guys at the reception are really nice, I arrived at 5am and they still made me feel welcomed and arranged and early check in for me, I even took...More

    Thank Patty R
    Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

    The location us perfect- right in 5th avenue- but still quiet. Staff are attentive and nice. Althoug the room is spacious, everything is old. Air conditioner is not enough to keep the room cool and there is no water pressure in the shower. The location...More

    Thank AlineRiodeJaneiro
    Reviewed 27 May 2017

    Very good location near the beach and right off 5th ave. Close to everything but it's back enough away from the street so that it's quite. Comfortable room - ac/ kitchenette, bathroom shower, safe and closet. Comfortable bed, etc. Staff is real friendly and go...More

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    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Hot Tub
    • Price range
    • US$39 - US$106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #21 Best Value Hotel in Playa del Carmen
    • #64 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Location
    • Mexico >
    • Yucatan Peninsula >
    • Quintana Roo >
    • Riviera Maya >
    • Playa del Carmen
    • Also Known As
    • El Secreto Hotel By Bunik Mexico/Riviera Maya - Playa Del Carmen
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    Traveller (88)
    Room & Suite (19)
    Pool & Beach (7)
    Hotel & Grounds (103)
    Bathroom (1)
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    .10 miles away
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    .03 miles away
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    .07 miles away
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    274 reviews
    .04 miles away
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    Nearby Attractions
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    Mark M
    12 October 2015|
    Response from NancyCastro |
    At the airport the bus station ADO you can buy the tickets to playa del carmen.
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    Room Tips
    "Ask for a big balcony"
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    "Ask for room tucked away to avoid nightclub noise."
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    "rooms 1-5 might be the best."
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    "2, 3 or 4 - furthest from the street, with balcony and southern exposure"
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