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“magic”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Hotel Banana

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Hotel Banana
Ranked #108 of 213 Hotels in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“magic”
Reviewed 23 August 2013

i love the place is just magic i like it now they have the bikes for rent so me and my familly went all arround playa on them, we didnt spend money on taxis because they are so expensive to move around and we visit all the cool places the people on the lobby told us, had some fresh air and the best time ever!

  • Stayed June 2013
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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Spring, Texas
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68 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2013

Los cheapos back in action and searched out another great deal; hit a jackpot with this hotel! Super friendly staff, right on the main strip but very quiet and not a whimper day or night in our room, immaculate room (sheets, bathroom, baseboards, toilet.... The list goes on and on....). I will stay here again and again! Love this place! It is so quaint and pretty!

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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Frankfurt, Germany
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88 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2013

I was staying at the Banana 6 months ago and this time I did some research to see how prices are at other hotels and hostels but I have to say I couldn't find anything comparable. Other hotels were more expensive and for a private room with an own bathroom at a hostel - not a location as that good - the same price so I decided to stay again at the Banana and was very happy. The staff made our stay very comfortable, they are very friendly and always helpful. Roberto, Matteo, Salome and also the cleaning staff - always nice. You get the feeling you are staying with friends, than normal guests. In 2008 I stayed at an all-inclusive hotel in Playacar (hotel zone in Playa) and the cleaning lady stole 2 pieces of clothes and the hotelstaff was not very helpful in that case. Anyway, if you want it quiet, take a room in the highest floor (2nd floor) or a room to the poolside, because in the 1st floor you will hear some noises from the bars nearby. You feel welcomed, safe and very comfortable at this little hotel with the best location ever!

Room Tip: rooms with the balcony to the pool or highest floor are quieter
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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with friends
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Milan, Italy
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2013

I've stayed in this cosy hotel twice already,it's conveniently located at one end of the 5th Avenida, 5 mins' walk from the beach. The hotel provides beach towels and offers 50% discount for the Mamita's Beach Club, which in my opinion is the best part of the beach here in Playa del Carmen. The rooms are thouroghly cleaned daily, there's 24h security, free wifi, and the hotel staff can organize all sorts of excursions,activities,and short trips, from their travel agency next door.
The staff are friendly,young,and really helpful. I had an inconvenience with my luggage that was delivered by the airline 3 days after my arrival, and the staff really made an effort to sort this out for me (special thanks to Matteo,Salome' and Roberto!). I strongly recommend this hotel to anyone visiting the Riviera Maya!
Valentina from Milan,Italy

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled solo
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Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2013

Centrally located at the north end of the Quinta Avenida. Close to all the entertainment but still away from the big noice. Excellent location with very friendly and helpful owners and staff.Very clean rooms, excellent beds, rooms very good isolated so no noice from other guest.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled solo
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Riverside, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2013

This was a great value. The rooms are small but clean. The shower was great. The internet wasn't working in the rooms but downstairs. Breakfast was not included though there was a choice that I thought we took. Food was a little expensive, but there are tons of places all over town to eat. The staff was friendly and helpful and honestly the location is absolutely fantastic.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with family
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Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2013

My husband has always stayed at Hotel Banana when he comes to Playa del Carmen by himself, we stay at a friend's when we are together. The Hotel is small, clean and in a great location. My daughter and son-in-law were booked in there for a one night stay, which I payed for in cash, and for an unforseen reason, had to cancel their stay at the last minute.
Hotel Banana was kind enough to refund my money, which they did not have to do, with under twenty four hours notice. That's a class act.

Room Tip: Back corner on second floor, right side.
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  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Hotel Banana

Property: Hotel Banana
Address: 5a. Av. Nte. Esq. Calle 32, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico (Formerly Fiesta Banana)
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#85 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Banana 2.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
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Hotel Banana Mexico/Riviera Maya - Playa Del Carmen

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