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The Yak

Calle 10 Norte Bis, entre Av. 10 y Av. 15 , Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

“There are no strangers here, only friends we haven’t met.” That’s the vibe you can expect when entering the perfectly shaded, outdoor courtyard at The Yak.

With a combination of the best location, great accommodations, a friendly staff, and lots of awesome things to do—you can’t miss out on The Yak.

Located right in the center of Playa, The Yak is close to everything: 5th Avenue (known for its restaurants and shops), grocery stores like Wal-Mart, 12th Street with all of the bars and nightclubs, and, of course, the beach—but many people pass the day in the hostel lying in the hammocks or chilling on the rooftop terrace.

In The Yak’s courtyard, you will find a 24-hour reception with lots of staff members who are always available to answer your questions, a cool bar with cheap prices, and a café where you can order paninis and coffee.

The Yak was created for travelers, by travelers—so it’s more than just a place to sleep, we try to keep it fun! We have different activities everyday including movie nights, tours to Cenotes, our famous Mojito Lesson, and many more! For those looking to explore the Mayan ruins, we can reserve additional excursions.

The Yak has two communal kitchens, bright/airy dorms, and private rooms with kitchenettes, so there is an option to suit every budget. Many people plan to stay for a few days and end up staying for weeks.

You're guaranteed to leave The Yak with new friends and fond memories, so come be a part of The Yak Family!

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Thu 16 Aug 2018 - Sun 19 Aug 2018 Change
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Room Summary

Thu 16th August 2018 - Sun 19th August 2018

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.0

  • Security 9.4

  • Location 9.7

  • Staff 8.9

  • Atmosphere 9.0

  • Cleanliness 8.7

  • Facilities 8.6


Latest Reviews

  • 9.7

    Superb

    03 Aug 2018
    they need to clean the badhtrooms into the shared rooms more often in a row
    Argentina, Male, 25-30
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    09 Aug 2018
    We had a really nice stay. Hot water, amaizing breakfast, there are two kitchens but one of them is not comfortable to use, Well equipped but a little bit dirty.
    Israel, Couple, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    27 Jul 2018
    Really central hostel located near 5th Avenue, nice outside space but the rooms were very hot as aircon only from 8pm and just a fan til that point. Bedrooms and bathrooms pretty basic but sufficient for a few nights. Staff friendly and helpful!
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 5.4

    Rating

    20 Jul 2018
    The 3 bed private rooms are AWFUL! The madras was so thin and the air con didn’t cool the room down at all! The room was not even in the same building as the rest of the hostel. It was just a horrible experience staying at The Yak. The staff was not helpful and didn’t see it as a problem. Left after 1 night. Was supposed to stay 6 nights. The manager charged us for 3 nights and would only give us half of our money back eventhough the room was not as promised online. Dont stay there!
    Denmark, Female, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Steam Room
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • PlayStation

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Included

Things to Note

Check In Time: 14:00
Check Out Time: 12:00
Minimum Age: 18
Method of payment upon arrival: Cash only
Breakfast is included.

Please note that if you reserve more than one bed in a dorm, we will try to keep them in the same room, but cannot guarantee it. Thanks for understanding!

Normal Cancellation Policy
For modifications or cancellations, please contact The Yak via email at least 2 days prior to your arrival. In the event of cancellations or changes made on shorter notice (or in the case of a No Show), the hostel has the right to charge for 1 night of the booking.

**Please note that for all reservations between the 21st of December and the 15th of January, there is a required minimum stay of 4 nights and a special cancellation policy.
For reservations from 21/12-15/1: Once your reservation has been processed, you will be asked to pay an additional 25% deposit within 24 hours in order to confirm your reservation. Once the payment has been received, we will send you a confirmation email. If the deposit is not made within the allotted time, the reservation may be cancelled.

Special Cancellation Policy for High Season:
**This policy applies to any reservation that has at least 1 night booked within the following dates 21/12-15/1.
For modifications or cancellations, please contact The Yak via email at least 7 days prior to your check in date in order to receive a full refund of your deposit (*note that this refund applies only to deposits made directly to The Yak). In the event of cancellations or changes made on shorter notice (or in the case of a No Show) the hostel has the right to charge for 1 night of the booking and the deposit will not be refunded.


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