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Happy Gecko Hotel & Hostel

Hostel | 10th Avenue, (between 6 & 8 streets), Playa del Carmen, Mexico 77710

74.7% Overall Rating

62 out of 72 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (18/05/2012)


"Super friendly staff and we were there in time for the 4th anniversary party on their roof top bar."

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  • Air Conditioning
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Laundry service
  • Bar(s)
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 1.21
  • Linen USD 1.21
  • Towel USD 0.60

What's Included

  • Luggage Room

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 3 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 12:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Playa del Carmen?

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Welcome to the Happy Gecko Hotel and Hostel. We are centrally located, just 2 blocks from the beach in the heart of Playa del Carmen, an ideal place to recharge your batteries....
Its close proximity to the main shopping areas, restaurants and the beach make it a good place to stay and enjoy everything there is to do within walking distance. Read more

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About Happy Gecko Hotel & Hostel

The Happy Gecko works as a hotel and hostel so whatever your needs we should be able to accommodate you.
We are known for our friendly staff and great atmosphere and we do our best to make sure that the Happy Gecko is your home away from home!
You are free to cook up a storm in our communal Kitchen or perhaps you'd rather make use of our outdoor grill.
We also have a bar and living area on the roof where you can shoot some pool or simply enjoy the warm Caribbean breeze.
Trips and tours can also be booked at our reception.....all you have to do is ask. We will even help you decided where to go!

And finally, we have to tell you.....we love to party!!

Accommodation Information

We offer private rooms with bathroom, kitchen, TV, WI-FI and air conditioning that accommodate up to 4 people and shared dorms for up to 6 people with the same facilities as above. We also have more economic dorms for up to 8 people with shared bathrooms outside. Linen, internet and breakfast are included in the price.

Location Information

Happy Gecko hotel and hostel
Avenida 10 in between Calle 6 and Calle 8
Playa del Carmen

We are just a few steps from the famous 5th Ave and beautiful Carribbean ocean. So you can soak up the sun all day long before heading out to party on Calle 12 where you will find places such as Coco Bongo, La Mezcalina and Coco Maya just to mention a few.