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Chicago
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I spent 6 nights in a partial ocean view studio at the Playa Palms hotel. My condo was amazing. I was on the second floor with a great view. My room was clean and comfortable. Breakfast was delivered every morning and I enjoyed my coffee on my balcony which had great outdoor furniture. The beachfront was clean, the lounge chairs...

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Coldwater
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great spot. The location is amazing and close to the ocean. a better food service at the hotel would really set the place off, Staff are all very nice, even maintenance people would say hola to you in passing. Best kept secret in Playa, I hope is always there and does not get taken over by the corporate world.

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hope to keep this hotel to myself and not share because we enjoy this boutique very much! But I am sure word has gotten out. Can't beat the location. Our room was clean and all hotel staff were pleasant and helpful--can't ask for s better hotel experience.

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HelgeSturesson, Director General at Playa Palms Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 312shirleyb, Thank you for the outstanding review! We are delighted your experience with us was so wonderful. It was our pleasure hosting you and we are already looking forward to welcoming you back! Kind regards from Playa del Carmen, Helge Sturesson General Manager Playa Palms Beach Hotel

Overland Park, Kansas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the area and I should preface my comments by noting that we thought the area was more of a beach town and less of a party town. On the plus side this hotel is truly on the beach but the beach is quite small with plenty of fishing boats tied up right next to...

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HelgeSturesson, Director General at Playa Palms Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear travel-buggy111, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. First of all, we are sorry that we (as well as Playa del Carmen) didn't meet your expectations and please accept our sincere apology for the inconveniences you had. We can only fix any issue you might encounter if we know about it. Please feel free...

Ohio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just stayed at Playa Palms for six days. The staff was very attentive and friendly. We got a Black Friday deal so the price was very reasonable. This was our fifth trip to Playa del Carmen. Two other times we stayed at Playa Maya. To compare the two I'd give the advantage, as far as rooms, to Playa Palms....

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HelgeSturesson, Director General at Playa Palms Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear maumeeriverrats, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us. We are glad you liked your spacious room and bathroom, and the quietness at our property. We also appreciate your kind comments regarding our staff. Regarding your view, all our 1-bedroom suites are located at the entrance side of the hotel, but...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Playa Palms Beach Hotel for the second time and once again it exceeded my expectations. I can not think of a more perfect a place to spend a week. From waking up and watching the sun rise from our balcony and enjoying our breakfast to spending the day on the beach just steps from our room, the...

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HelgeSturesson, Director General at Playa Palms Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Istauf, Thank you for this beautiful review and for the 5-star rating! Comments like yours are the best reward for our daily work and effort. We are always happy to welcome guests back and are truly pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay again we exceeded your expectations. A special thank you for your great shout out to...

Meridian, Idaho
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second stay at The Playa Palms Beach Hotel and enjoyed it even more than the first time,l it felt like Home. First of the location can't be beat, close tom everything. 5th Avenue is just minutes away with all the shopping anyone could want, and then some. There are many great restaurants from fine dinning to smaller...

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HelgeSturesson, Director General at Playa Palms Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Karl, Thank you for this wonderful review and your 5-star rating! It makes us really happy and proud that we made you feel like home in Playa Palms Beach Hotel and that you liked your surprise. We appreciate your great shout-out to all our staff, especially to Loyda. Your comments will sure be passed on to everybody. As always,...

superior wi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I keep coming back to Playa Plalms because of the first class quality, awesome location, and wonderful amenities. This time, I was surprised to see they completely redid their entry. It doesn't sound like much, but the added privacy and security makes Playa Palms even better. Well done PP.

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HelgeSturesson, General Manager at Playa Palms Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jim, Thank you for your kind comments and the 5-star rating! It always makes us happy and proud to hear when our guests enjoyed their stay so much, they decided to come back. We are glad you like our new entrance and lobby area, and enjoy the privacy our property provides! As always, it was a pleasure having you...

San Pedro, Belize
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We booked this hotel with relatively low expectations but were pleasantly surprised with our visit. It is a very small boutique hotel but right on the ocean and very close to the action. The only downside is there are some local bars in the area so the music can go on throughout the night. The rooms were nice, the pool...

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HelgeSturesson, Manager at Playa Palms Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ddbelize, Thank you for your kind comments. We are happy that we even succeeded your expectations, and you liked your room and found our staff to be excellent. It was a pleasure having you stay with us and we hope to welcome you back in the future! Kind regards from Playa del Carmen, Helge Sturesson General Manager Playa Palms...

Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Treated myself to 3 nights there on the way home from Belize. Its a bit more than I would normally spend on a hotel but I was very happy there. I was in the mood for a smaller place and this was perfect, very relaxing It is ideally located to take advantage of all the great shopping and food on...

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HelgeSturesson, General Manager at Playa Palms Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lori, Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful and thorough review. We appreciate your 5-star rating and your great shout out to Francisco! We are happy you found our property to be a relaxing place and enjoyed our location right at the beach and your room. We apologize if there was any misunderstanding regarding the situation...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Swaying palms, lush tropical gardens and sweeping Caribbean views frame the charming palapa-roofed architecture of Playa Palms Boutique Beach Hotel. We welcome you to enjoy Playa del Carmen as it is meant to be experienced - where gracious service, superb amenities and exhilarating activities deliver just the Mexico you came to see. As the "alternative to all-inclusives," Playa Palms offers a relaxed and intimate departure from the larger resorts on the Riviera Maya. Stay walking distance from the vibrant shops, restaurants, and bars of 5th Avenue, known locally as "La Quinta." When relaxing at the hotel, guests have their choice of amenities and adventures. Whether you want to indulge in the delicious local cuisine, partake in a wide range of water sports, or lounge in a hammock on your private terrace while basking inexquisite ocean views, Playa Palms is an elegant oasis for relaxation in the heart of Playa del Carmen. Come to Playa Palms and Wake Up Inside Your Dream! Enjoy a complimentary Continental breakfast on your private balcony overlooking the Caribbean when you book your reservations directly through the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Playa Palms Beach Hotel

Address: 1st Avenue Bis | Between 12th and 14th North Street, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $159 - $380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Playa Palms Beach Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 39
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“Try to get one of the end units overlooking the beach.”
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“Some of the up stairs rooms have small spiral stairs. Nice to look at, but not easy to climb for older people.”
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“Get as far away from the club as possible.”
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“Studio 107 is close to the entrance and 100' from the sand.”
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