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Ave. 10 Esquina Calle 1a Sur, Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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85%

Rating
184 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 86%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 82%Cleanliness
  • 79%Facilities

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69%

OVERALL IS ALL RIGHT. NOT THE BEST BUT DOES THE JOB. IS NICE THAT THEY HAVE A POOL AND BAR BUT THE DRINKS ARE NOT THAT GOOD. THE BATHROOMS ARE DIRTY AND THEY DON'T KEEP GOOD CLEANING OF THE PLACE. BREAKFAST IS NOT INCLUDED. YOU HAVE TO PAY FOR IT AND IT'S NOT THAT GOOD. BUT OVERALL IS A GOOD STAY. THEY COOL THING IS THE PEOPLE THAT ARE STAYING THERE. YOU WILL MAKE GOOD FRIENDSHIPS TO SPEND THE DAY WITH THEM.


94%

It's a party hostel, at the rooftop there is a bar with nice music until late night, so if you are looking to rest, this is not your place. Staff is kind, rooms are clean and they have really big lockers. I had a great time there, thank you!


97%

The roof was so much fun, the bartenders up there are awesome!

  • 15th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


54%

- no comfortable chill out area without load music - the 8 bed room was sticky and no fresh air was able to get in. - when you sleep on the top bunk, you got the cold aircon right next to your head and an additional van, that basically blows the cold air directly into your face - sickness guarantee quite high when sleeping on top bunk Nevertheless + the staff was very friendly + the hostel was quite clean


86%

Definitely recommend!

  • 6th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


91%

I had a great time at 3B. Its perfectly located right next to,playacar beach which is by far the best beach in playa and a short walk from 5th av and the party areas. The rooftop bar is amazing, was fun everynight and the staff are all ready friendly and try to get everyone to have a good time. The best was the sunday party though - all day pool party with amazing djs and sweet vibes. Not to be missed.


91%

Bathrooms need to be wiped down throughly, and there should be a rule that not toiletries get kept in the bathroom because there was a heap of stuff stirring there that I never seen get used. Other then that the stuff are more then helpful. They encourage everyone to meet and socialise. The location is perfect!!!!


100%

I had amazing few days at hostel ... It was great place. The staff was absolutely lovely. Most def I will be staying there again when I return . I most def would recommend this hostel to anyone looking for a great clean friendly hostel .

  • 25th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

One of the best hostels I've stayed at (I've been to many). I highly recommend staying at 3B if you're headed to Playa. Great atmosphere


100%

Fantastic hostel with a great atmosphere from the moment we arrived. Travelled with 3 others and payed extra to stay in a 6bed dorm. Staff were super friendly and looked after all of us throughout our stay. Rooms were cleaned everyday and the aircon/fans provided in the room are more than enough to keep you comfortable. The rooftop terrace is the highlight of 3B with live DJ's almost every night and free BBQ's provided twice a week. Highly recommended, will definitely go back!

  • 19th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

I've stayed in many hostels across the world & 3B is one of my best experiences. Everyone gets to know everyone & there's a real friendly atmosphere. The staff are a great team & we became friends from day 1. They always ensure you are having a good time & as soon as we arrived they offered us a bbq and introduced us to everyone. There's live music/DJ's/games almost every night, as well as a pool & bar with cheap drinks. The rooms are clean,shower is powerful and aircon is sufficient. Stay here!

  • 19th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


80%

Perfect location right near the main bus stop and just a quick block away from the beach. Great vibe and very friendly and helpful staff!


80%

Nice roof terrace and bar for meeting people, close to the bars and clubs. Wifi could be improved.


91%

The staff was great, Ivan the owner was one of the coolest and made me and my peeps feel like home. He was always on top of things making sure that we were taken care of, I highly recommend this Hostel... The music and the ambience was on point, great Djs and a variety of drinks at the bar. Thanks Ivan, I'll be seeing you soon brother 👍


89%

Awesome music on balcony every night, really enjoyed staying at this place, nothing to fault on it. Owners and workers super friendly, Good place for a party and meeting new people!


89%

Stayed here for 2 nights and had a good time. The rooftop bar is really cool and has a great atmosphere if you like to party. Our room was a mixed dorm and it was on the small side but the good thing was that there was a massive locker for each person and you could fit your whole suitcase in there to save space.


100%

I stayed at 4 different hostels over the course of my stay at playa del carmen and this was by far the best one. The staff is really involved in getting the guests together, the facilities are clean, and the rooms are spacious and have their own bathrooms.


71%

Amazing roof top bar but they cheaped out on the sleeping arrangements. Very crammed


54%

Had the 4-bed private room with balcony. Balc is shared with another room, so not private. Toilet was not cleaned when we arrived, had nasty stains. Upon arrival, we were unable to sleep due to the extremely loud cyber/techno-music from the speakers 15ft away from our door. When we checked what was going on it was about 6 people sitting around, but the music was loud enough for 100. Cancelled our last nights and left to better alternatives.

Owner Comment (Hide)
We are working hard on mantaining rooms clean at all times for our guests, to make sure you have a pleasent and comfortable stay. Information about the noise in our private rooms situated in the bar area have been given in all our websites to avoid any complains, but still people sometimes dont read it. About the situation with the staff member we have zero tolerance and i wish you had notified management inmmediately so we could of taken action on the matter. We offer you an apology for the fa

66%

Would definitely recommend staying at 3B if you enjoy the heat of Mexico without air conditioning. Even better, combine a bedroom sauna with windows without curtains, questionable clean sheets and the dulecent tones of a construction site and you have yourself a deluxe room. Staying a party hostel we thoroughly enjoyed the absence of planned nightly activities and being prompted to the empty upstairs bar. For an added bonus, you can pay for breakfast and you should get it within three hours.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for taking the time to write a review, and we really sorry that your experience with us was not as you expect it. About the construction that was in front our hostel we didn't find a way to isolate the sound, because it wasn't in our hands. For the cleaning theme we're trying everyday to get better for bringing to you a better experience. Take all guest reviews very seriously, and we're constantly trying to getting better in all aspects of our services and our facilities. Kind regards.

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