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Hostel Vive la Vida

Hostel | 2nd Street. Col. Center, Calle 2 Nte. Col. Centro, Between 25th & 30th Avenues. Playa del Carmen, Mexico 777000

82.9% Overall Rating

15 out of 20 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (28/02/2012)

Mary Kerr thinks…

"Really clean, from the kitchen to the rooms, bathroom and pool. Looked new, nicely - simply - decorated. Big, really well-equipped kitchen and use of the internet (though it could be temperamental).…"

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • BBQ area
  • Café
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 8:00
Latest Check-out: 12:00

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Hostel Vive la Vida is new in town. It´s a new building totally prepared for the international traveller.The Hostel is conceived with the experience of more than 120 cities visited across more than 20 countries as backpacker just as you are. We expect that you feel like at home and discover the multicultural and cosmopolitan atmosphere of our city.We are located few steps of the beach and 500 mts from the 5th Avenue, the most famous and cosmopolitan pedestrian avenue of the the Caribbean. Read more

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About Hostel Vive la Vida

If you need any kind of information, help or you want to buy any activity or tour within the Riviera Maya, our staff will be enchanted to take care of you, all of them are travellers as you are and they will provide you all the aid and information that you need.

We Offer you:
• Double rooms & 10 beds-rooms. (New, Clean & Comfortable beds)
• Free internet access (Wi-Fi & Pc)
• Free Coffee
• Free bottom linen and pillow case.
• Playa del Carmen information desk, tours & bar.
• Guest kitchen full equipped.
• Common area with terrace, music and sun beds.
• Small Pool to refresh yourself anytime.
• Beach club at LIDO BAR only few blocks from the hostel.

• The baths are full equipped, the bunks have light and individual plugs on each bed so you can charge your cell phone, lap top or your iPod at night.

In one second Phase we will offer you more private rooms and a Roof Garden with Jacuzzi and Lounge beds to have the best stay with the best price.

The entrance to the room hours are from 12h00 until 20h00. If your arrival is outside this time send us an e-mail to vivelavidaplaya@gmail.com with your data and time of arrival. You can also save your luggage in our Room Baggage if you need it.

Please print your confirmation e-mail and bring it with you, you will have to show it at the time of check in.
Notes that you can cancel your reservation whenever you do it at least 48 hours before your arrival date and by e-mail.

Location Information

Almost everything in Playa del Carmen it´s very close to the hostel, either walking or ridding a bike. Walking from one site to other one until midnight it´s a very popular activity between travelers.

Near the HOSTEL VIVE LA VIDA you will find:

The 5th Avenue (Stores, Restaurants & Bars) ( 4 Mins)
Bus Station (ADO) (5 Mins)
Beach Club LIDO BAR (7 Mins)
Ferry to Cozumel (8 Mins)
Supermarket (5 Mins)
Scuba Diving Center (7 Mins)
Parachute (10 Mins)

Near Playa del Carmen you will find:

Xcaret (15 min)
Xplor (15 min)
Xel-ha (40 min)
Crococun (30 min)
Tulum (50 min)
Puerto Morelos (20 min)
Sian ka´an (120 min)
Cancún (50 min)
Chichen Itza (180 min)
Isla Mujeres (145 min)
Isla Holbox (140 min)
Isla Cozumel (45 min)
Bacalar (450 min)