Hotel Plaza Playa del Carmen

Hotel Plaza Playa del Carmen is a simple and friendly hotel. The hotel is filled with original art by Raquel Marrero, the wife of the man that runs the hotel, which provide a great sense of familial belonging and personalization to the entire hotel. Hotel Plaza Playa is a perfect environmentally-responsible, cozy retreat from the beaches and commercial centers of Playa del Carmen.

Carmen Beach Hotel is a great option for guests hoping for some after hours fun, as there is a decent selection of late-night venues to pick from. Luna Blue Bar is one such after-hours destination, but the entire area has a reputation for their shows, lounges, and late-night eateries.

Positioned in downtown Playa del Carmen, Hotel Plaza Playa del Carmen is a great choice for visitors wanting to stay in this neighborhood.


All of the guestrooms at Hotel Plaza Playa del Carmen all have original artwork and custom furniture by Mrs. Raquel Marrero. From the paintings and vases to the lamps and hallway furniture, the hotel is filled with unique and original artwork. It's not often that you get the privilege to stay in a hotel that has any art beyond a stock landscape hanging by the bed, much less a hotel that is a veritable museum.

Guestrooms have extremely comfortable mattresses, high speed wireless Internet, private bathrooms, drawers, cabinet, air conditioning, and cable television, and many also have a refrigerator and microwave. Portable stoves are also available by request.

Hotel Plaza Playa del Carmen has three different types of rooms: the Standard with a full or king bed, the Superior with two full beds or one full and one single bed, and the Junior Suite with one king and two single beds.

Considering its overall quality, we have rated this hotel a two and a half star rating.

Below, you can see a list of in-room amenities found at Hotel Plaza Playa del Carmen.

  • Private Bath
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Single Bed
  • King Bed
  • Queen Bed

Remember that different room types may offer different amenities, so if you have an important amenity in mind, contact the lodging for more details.

Activities and Amenities

Hotel Plaza Playa del Carmen offers a few additional services including spa and aesthetics, a cafe, a French bakery, an Italian deli, and order laundry. The hotel is located away from the active city center of Fifth Avenue and the beach, making Hotel Plaza Playa del Carmen a great hotel for a retreat after sunbathing on the beach or partying in a club.

The hotel is rather simple; it doesn't have a pool, it isn't by the beach, and it isn't a luxury resort. The hotel is, however, cozy and friendly. And not just friendly towards its guests (which it certainly is since the owner takes personal involvement) but towards the environment. Hotel Plaza Playa del Carmen is solar-powered by panels on the roof and uses its own water filtration system to create fresh, natural water from rainwater.

The list below gives some other amenities on-site:

  • Wi Fi Internet Access
  • Highspeed Internet

To make sure the particular activities you have in mind are available, it's suggested that you call the front desk just in case some of the amenities vary. Visit this page to go to a comprehensive article about the types of activities offered at Hotel Plaza Playa del Carmen.


Hotel Plaza Playa del Carmen has a new cafe called “Cafe del Arte.” The cafe doubles as a gallery of Raquel Manero's pictorial artwork, making it a very vibrant and enjoyable place to grab a variety of cold and hot drinks as well as some breakfast and dinner plates. Whether having a conversation with a friend, reading, admiring the artwork, or grabbing a drink to go, Cafe del Arte is a great place to stop by.

The availability of nearby dining is always something to consider when choosing a place to stay in Mexico. Guests looking for a bite to eat will encounter a few solid places to eat within reach of these accommodations. To get more information about dining in the surrounding area, click here.


Guests will encounter lots of interesting sites and attractions within a short distance of Carmen Beach Hotel. Some of the closest attractions include Plaza 28 De Julio Park and Cinema. If you plan to work on your tan, like most travelers who come to enjoy Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean's coast, your itinerary will surely include plenty of time at the beach. El Faro, one of the nearest, is among the nearest beaches to the hotel.

The hotel is located in the vicinity of Playa del Carmen, an enjoyable spot for vacationers to visit.

For our comprehensive article on what else is near Hotel Plaza Playa del Carmen, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Calle 20, downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Phone: (984) 803-0739



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