Croc Condos 1 bed Apt Ground floor

Apartment - Private room · Norte, Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo 77720, Mexico

Croc Condos is conveniently located in the heart of Playa del Carmen, 3 blocks from the turquoise Caribbean and 1 block from the famous 5th Avenue. We offer a full furnished studios & apartments, including amenities at an affordable price.

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Croc Condos is conveniently located in the heart of Playa del Carmen, 3 blocks from the turquoise Caribbean and 1 block from the famous 5th Avenue. We offer a full furnished studios & apartments, including amenities at an affordable price.

The Space

This apartment is on the ground floor and is ideal for guests that do not enjoy climbing up to the top floors. The apt has 1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms, a full kitchen and 2 sliding glass doors to the courtyard.

Guest Access

Our fully furnished private apartments include Wi-Fi, cable TV, air conditioning, double bed, full kitchen, refrigerator, private bathroom, ceiling fan, sheets, bath towel, silverware and plates. All you need to bring with you is your bathing suit!

Interaction with Guests

There is no on site management so guests are free to arrive any time after 3pm and check out before 11am. Our friendly staff is always available for questions and most often around the building in the morning hours of the day. For any issues or maintenance needs, please contact us via Airbnb for quick and friendly service.
Traveling alone? No problem, CrocCondos is a small community of like-minded travelers who go on trips, bbq on the rooftop, and party at the fun nightclubs together. Many people meet amazing friends and come year after year. We have repeat guests every year and listen to our guests' recommendations to make your stay amazing!

The Neighborhood

We cater to travelers looking for an economical option that provides more than the basics in an amazing Mexican neighborhood. Our guests love playing soccer with the street kids or buying beer or snacks at the local "tienda" (store).
CrocCondos is situated on the north end of Playa del Carmen 3 blocks from the best beach, Coco Bay. We are close to the famous restaurants and cafes on 5th Avenue and also the one and only Canibal Royal Beach Club. Like to cook? There is a supermarket conveniently located within a 3 minute walk away. Like going out? We have a list of restaurants for all preferences and budgets.

Getting around

CrocCondos is located on the north end of Playa del Carmen and is a quick walk to the beach, 5th Avenue and many bars and restaurants in the area. Guests can also walk to the supermarket or take $2 taxi. Buses run along the main highway headed north to Cancun or South to Akumal, Tulum, Sian Kaan, Chetumal & Belize. We also work with Hola Bikes (see our website) who can rent out a bike for a day, week or month.

To arrive to CrocCondos you can take an ADO ($11) bus from Cancun airport to the Playa del Carmen terminal if arriving before 6pm. Once at the terminal, take a taxi to the address listed on the listing. After 6pm, please take a taxi ($40) directly to the building.

Other Things to Note

There is no on site management so guests are free to arrive any time after 3pm and check out before 11am. We send each guest a unique code to open the lockbox and acquire the key to the building and apartment. Please be on the lookout for this email to the address provided to Airbnb 1 week prior to arrival. Please inform Croc Condos of your estimated time of arrival and confirm you received the check in information. Please print out the check in information and have your pin on hand.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 2
Beds: 1
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Weekly Price: $350 /week
Monthly Price: $800 /month
Security Deposit: $250
Cleaning Fee: $15
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Strict
Overall Guest Satisfaction
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  • Croc Condos is an awesome deal! I spent 2 weeks there as a solo traveller and made friends right away with my neighbors. For a second time to Playa I didn't need to be in the center of the action so this is the perfect spot about a 10-15 minute walk to central 5th Avenue. I'll definitely stay again. Great wifi, air conditioning and room.

    August 2013
    Response from Melissa:

    Thank you Kimberly! We hope you come back and visit us again. We would love to host you :)

    August 2013
  • Nice condo, great location, good price and friendly owners!
    Easy to get in touch with them, easy and clear answers. We would recommend for laid-back travellers!

    April 2013
    Response from Melissa:

    Thanks Marie, please come back and visit us again!

    April 2013
  • This is a great apartment and the third of which I have stayed in at Croc Condos! The apt is spacious and has all amenities you could require for a short or extended stay! The double bathrooms is an added bonus as well! I am a repeat guest and would highly recommend any of the apartments in Croc Condos! You will not be disappointed!

    March 2013
    Response from Melissa:

    Thanks Jennifer, the penthouse is a hidden gem at Croc!

    March 2013
  • We really enjoyed our stay! If you are looking for a place that is not super touristy, but also not in the middle of nowhere....this is perfect! It is located a few blocks from the hustle and bustle and its an easy walk to beautiful joke!

    The room feels very safe and it is nice and quiet! The room was clean, comfortable, and had everything we needed to feel at home. There is a cute roof top area that looks over the city where you can lounge and cook too. I would definitely come back and stay at the Croc Condos!

    December 2012
    Response from Melissa:

    Thanks Danielle, We love hosting travelers like you so come back and stay with us!

    December 2012
  • It was a very basic apartment but enough for our stay. The night we arrived we did not find anyone to greet us, but instead we had to find the key in a letterbox and follow some instructions.

    The lock could not open with the code which was given to us so we had to call Melissa and she told us that probably the keys were jamming the lock to open. Problem was solved and then we had to figure out how to open our apartment door which did not have a proper key hole as we know it, but it had just a hole in the door aluminium where the key had to be entered.

    Apart from this incident we had a decent stay with a very basic apartment and probably not worth the money. However what bothered us was that no one was there to greet us during our WHOLE stay.

    December 2012
  • Croc Condos is in a great location. It's a quick walk to the beach, and just far enough away from the very touristy area of playa. The One bed room apartment has plenty of room, and even has 2 bathrooms!

    December 2012
    Response from Melissa:

    Thanks Jashoda and we hope you come back when we are hosting more people so you can enjoy the traveler feel of Croc!

    December 2012
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Peace Corps Master Trainer, Owner of CrocCondos
I am originally from Chicago, graduated with a degree in Industrial Design from Northern Arizona University, a course of study that included two years in Newcastle Australia. I spent four years working for the U.S. Peace Corps in Bolivia where I assisted in the organization of several small communities, helping to develop a thriving business in beekeeping, honey procurement and merchandizing. After traveling extensively in South America, I found myself in Playa del Carmen where I decided to dedicate years to develop CrocCondos. I went back to the US to acquire a Masters Degree in Business Administration to improve my managerial and customer service skills. My quest for knowledge and new experiences is endless and I am committed to community development through participation in workshops and events such as Taste of Playa & Think Green Eco Expo. I love to travel and have visited around 40+ countries in my last 10 years of travel. I have stayed in cheap dorms to amazing 5 star hotels in all different cultures and landscapes. I enjoy the simple things in life and my favorite thing is hosting new people that are excited to explore the Riviera Maya. We are always open to suggestions about how to improve our accommodations, but try to keep costs for guests economical. We have amazing staff members that work with me and are just as excited as I am to host you. We invite you to see for yourself what the magical Riviera Maya holds!
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