Best Hostels in Playa del Carmen, Mexico for Solo Travellers and Small Groups

Best Hostels in Playa del Carmen, Mexico for Solo Travellers and Small Groups
Playa del Carmen is a popular coastal resort town on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. It's is at the center of the Mayan Riviera and has a very relaxed and mellow atmosphere compared to the nearby cities of Cancun and Cozumel. Playa del Carmen has many small boutique style lodgings that can be fun to stay at. If you're on a tight budget, there are also several great hostels in the area. Whether you're looking for a party, or want a more relaxed setting, you'll likely find a place that meets your needs.
How much do hostels in Playa del Carmen cost?
Average Dorm Price $12 ($3 to $30)
Average Double Private Room Price (in a hostel) $35 ($14 to $109)

A party hostel that's a great option for solo and independent travellers.

Dorm Bed: $22.24
Private Room: $19.62
Overall Rating: 91%
Ave. 10 Esquina Calle 1a Sur , Playa del Carmen Mexico
Hostel 3B is the place to go in Playa del Carmen if you're looking for a party. It has a social atmosphere and is the perfect place to make new friends. If you're traveling alone, it won't be long before you find someone to explore the area with. It's located just a half block from La Quinta Avenida and is a block from the beach, so it's accessible to everything you could need or want.

The hostel comes with all of the standard amenities including travel information, a shared kitchen, wi-fi, a book exchange, air conditioning and more. There's also a nice rooftop lounge where you can relax and hang out with other guests. There's also a pool, barbecue area, and plenty of places to relax in the sun. Breakfast is available for an additional fee.

The hostel hosts all kinds of events for guests and there are parties held twice a month complete with international DJ's. It can get crowded, but is a blast for everyone. Even if you're not in town for the party, there are regular barbecues and smaller parties throughout the month.

A party hostel that's great for solo travellers and small groups.

Dorm Bed: $12.00
Private Room: $14.00
Overall Rating: 82%
Calle 8 Entre 5 y ave 10 , Playa del Carmen Mexico
Hostel Rio Playa is in a great location just a block from the beach and half a block from La Quinta Avenida. The hostel has an interesting decor that mixes Asian and Italian styles. The staff is friendly and welcoming, and can help you with any travel information you may need. They work hard to make sure your vacation is unforgettable.

The hostel is located above a bar that plays music until late in the night. If you've come to Playa del Carmen for a party, and not to sleep, then this is a good hostel. It's a fun place to stay, but don't expect a good night's sleep.

The hostel has all of the standard amenities and can provide all kinds of travel information for sights both within Playa del Carmen, and in the surrounding areas. If you're hoping to explore nearby Mayan archaeological sites, they can provide you with all of the necessary resources. They can also provide you with personalized transportation details and itineraries to help ensure you're paying the right price.

Private rooms are available in a variety of sizes including twins, double, and even five or six bed apartments. Dorms sleep four, five, or six, and there's a larger dorm that sleeps fourteen. Mixed and female only rooms are available.

A great hostel for solo travellers.

Overall Rating: 80%
Calle 34 Norte, entre 20 Ave. y 30 Ave. , Playa del Carmen Mexico
Lobo De Mar is a nice hostel that's located a couple of blocks from La Quinta Avenida and less than a kilometer from the beach. The hostel has 42 beds that are split between four, six, and eight bed dorms. The atmosphere is pleasant and relaxed and it's not hard to meet other guests. The staff are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week and can help you with any questions or concerns you might have. They can also help you organize any tours or activities that you might be interested in. If you're looking for a place to relax, you can enjoy the hostel's rooftop bar and hot tub. It is a comfortable place to hang out and offers a nice view of the town. There's also a small pool available. Breakfast is available for a small fee.

A good hostel for solo travellers, couples, and small group of friends.

M 67 L2 C 22 X 1 AV. NTE , Playa del Carmen Mexico
Caminante is a nice place to stay with a comfortable and friendly atmosphere. It's located in a beautiful house and is both a bed and breakfast and a hostel. There's a wonderful breakfast available that is included in the price of your room. If you're looking for a place to stay that can really feel like home, then this is the place to come.

If you're looking for a cheap and nice place to stay and want a good atmosphere with friendly staff and guests, then this is a good option. It's perfect for all types of travelers and there are a range of room types to choose from. Double and triple private rooms are available. If you're on a tighter budget, there are six bed dorms available.

This is the hostel to stay at if you're looking for a quiet, clean and comfortable option. The staff is very friendly and the hostel feels very safe and secure.
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