Thompson Playa del Carmen

Situated in the center of the city, Thompson Playa del Carmen is as modern and hot as one would expect from a Thompson brand hotel. Featuring a luxurious roof-top infinity pool, high-class service, and its very own beach-club, Thompson Playa del Carmen is a fine choice for any Mexican vacation. The hotel has 360 degree views so that guests can look out over the sea and the city and beyond.

Thompson can also be a great place for travelers looking for something to do in the evening. Coco Bongo is one such after-hours location, though there are plenty of other options in this general area. If you're planning for some special occasion, or are coming with a group, this hospitable accommodation can make the process a bit less troublesome.

Located near the middle of downtown Playa del Carmen, Thompson Playa del Carmen offers a warm welcome to tourists interested in staying in this neighborhood.


Thompson Playa del Carmen features eight different kinds of rooms for guests to choose from. The main room type is the Deluxe King; which has a King Bed and is appointed to contemporary furniture that will have you living in luxury, while still maintaining the Caribbean feel. The room also includes a rain-shower and views of the city. A similar room is the Luxury King which also includes a terrace with a day-bed. The Luxury two queen room features two queen beds.

Moving up is the Luxury King Top Floor, which gives you a wonderful view the city. There are also three kinds of suites available: the City View Suite, Panoramic Suite (which includes some water views), and the Thompson Suite, which is a large corner suite.

The Thompson Playa del Carmen also has a luxury hotel property called The Beach House, which offers rooms right on the beach.

In terms of overall merit, we have rated this resort a 4 star rating.

Below, you can see the in-room amenities provided by Thompson Playa del Carmen.

  • Safe
  • Bathrobe
  • Air Conditioned
  • Private Bath
  • Mini Bar
  • King Bed
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Queen Bed
  • Balcony

Check with the property for more info regarding a specific amenity, if it's a high priority for you.

Activities and Amenities

When it comes time for a drink or just to relax, head up to the roof for a casual pool-side bar that specializes in fruity drinks and classic cocktails. On Mondays, you can head to Catch at 6:00 pm and learn how to make your own drinks. ON Tuesdays at Cinco at 4:00 pm, Chef Pedro can teach you some of his secret recipes. On Wednesday at Cinco there is an intimate tasting of Chef Pedro's home cooked delicacies at 6:00 pm. Thursday at 6:00 pm guests can enjoy Yutcan peninsula's craft breweries at 6:00 pm. On Thursdays, Sip, Savor and Play happening from 10:00 pm to close on the rooftop. The rooftop also sets the scene on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays with great drinks, impressive music and fun dancing.

Also offered at the resort:

  • Wi Fi Internet Access

It's a good idea to call ahead if you're interested in something in particular. Visit this page to view our in-depth article about the specific activities and recreation opportunities offered at Thompson Playa del Carmen.


All three restaurants at Thompson Playa del Carmen specialize in the local flavors of the Mexican Caribbean. Expect some of the best fresh seafood and authentic Mexican flavors. However, the fine chefs at the restaurants are also skilled at a wide array of cuisines, ad you will find varied menus that range from simple fish tacos to fine dinners.

Besides on-site dining options, guests hoping for more culinary variety might also be interested in some of the other local mealtime choices. Those staying at Thompson Playa del Carmen will encounter a small handful of restaurants beyond the property. It's helpful to check out the nearby restaurant options, though Thompson does have on-site dining, including C-Grill. For an in-depth look at this area's options, click here.

Guest Services

Services offered by Thompson Playa del Carmen, including the one named below, may be useful during your trip.

  • Concierge

The property also boasts a few business amenities, which could be ideal for any visit, if there's a possibility for bringing business along.

  • Group Friendly


You'll encounter numerous attractions situated near Thompson. Some of the closest attractions include Plaza 28 De Julio Park, El Faro Lighthouse, and Xcaret Maya Ruins. If you plan to catch a few rays, like many tourists who come to enjoy Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean's coast, your vacation just wouldn't be the same without plenty of basking at the beach. You'll find El Faro only a meager interval off from the resort.

One of the nearest notable areas to the resort is Playa del Carmen. To get even more out of your stay, escape for a day trip to a noteable nearby town and see what they're all about.

For the full discussion of what's in the area of Thompson Playa del Carmen, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Fifth Avenue, downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Phone: (984) 206-4800

Secondary Phone: (855) 880-1240



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