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Avenida 25 Entre Calle 2 y 4 Colonia Centro, 77710 Playa del Carmen – Show map
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BBQ Facilities, Outdoor Pool (all year), Grounds, Terrace, Sun Deck
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Vending Machine (drinks), Airport Shuttle, Car Rental, Shuttle Service (surcharge), 24-Hour Front Desk, Tour Desk, Baggage Storage, Concierge Service, Babysitting/Child Services, Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Fax/Photocopying
Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Air Conditioning
From 1:00 PM
Until 12:00 PM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Free! One child from 0 to 3 years stays free of charge when using existing beds.
One child from 3 to 10 years is charged USD 5 per night when using existing beds.
One older child or adult is charged USD 10 per night when using existing beds.
One older child or adult is charged USD 10 per night in an extra bed.
Free! One child under 2 years stays free of charge in a crib.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
Cards accepted at this property
El Acuario Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to pre-authorize your card prior to arrival.
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Nestled in the heart of downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico and steps from the city's main attractions and beautiful beaches, this hotel features exceptional accommodations and a variety of thoughtful...
Score from 44 reviews Very good
In the heart of Playa del Carmen, only steps from exciting nightlife and area attractions, this boutique hotel features luxurious accommodations along with first-class amenities and services.
Score from 139 reviews Excellent
With an outdoor pool and a spa and health club, the Hotel Maya Azul is in Playa del Carmen, right on the city’s lively 5th Avenue. Free Wi-Fi access is available.
Score from 187 reviews Review score
There are plenty of Playa del Carmen hotels but few offer you a home away from home option right on the Caribbean beach and steps from world class shopping.
Score from 139 reviews Very good
A/c, fridge, quietness but close to everything
Poor wifi in room but excellent outside
Loved the location, the comfort of the rooms, the pool, the decor and the turtle pond.
The only only tricky thing was our poor Spanish and the staffs' poor English which made for some communication difficulties. But it wasn't that bad and the free wifi made for quick translations.
El Acuario is the most favorite hotel I have ever stayed! It's in a great part of Playa--close to small stores with great juices, collectivos nearby, a nice walk to the beach and 5th ave., the staff are all so kind, it's so safe, tranquil, and private. The kitchenettes are a bonus and very well equipped. Diane, the administrator, is such a delight, always smiling and ready to assist. And last, but not least, is dear Coco, we miss you! A beautiful, happy, whimsical hotelito in the heart of Playa del Carmen.
The owner/ operator Diane was so helpful and was able to book me on fantastic day trips that were reasonably priced. She was a wealth of knowledge.
That I didn`t stay for longer here!
Nice location within walking to 5th street & the beach. Close to lots of delicious street food & the a/c was crucial.
This hotel was great! It's location is close to the local bus station and collectivos. All the local eating spots and the Quinta Avenida are within walking distance. Loved this place and definitely will be back.
Easy check-in and out. Relatively quite hotel.
I'm not sure of the cleanness of their beds, as I believe there was bedbugs in some romes!
Staff was very friendly and helpful.`
Bed was terrible!
Gary et. al.
No wifi in the room. We are sad to leave
Very pleasant environment wonderful atmosphere. grounds and pool area very clean. everything worked correctly. staff very helpful in resolving problems. Room was ready when we arrived. good water pressure. Quiet locations.
Bed was quite hard, but mostly had a steel bar down the middle and made it somewhat uncomfortable. WiFi not very strong and dropped out often.
Playa del Carmen
The room was nicer than expected, comfortable bed, clean, quiet efficient air, fridge, even had a 2 burner stove plus fully equipped kitchen stuff (there is an outside eating area with a large briquette style barbecue) but for us the nicest perk was the perfect temp clean swimming pool so nice to cool off in after a hot stroll down 5 Ave.
The location Nice guests Facilities around the pool The Pool
The bedrooms and bathrooms are outdated
It was comfortable and clean with a decent pool...probably closer to a hostel vibe meets hotel.
For the cost it was a fair way out from the beach.
Very nice and peaceful garden with turtles and cat, nice swimming pool. Completely equipped rooms with e.g. dinnerware. The whole setting of the hotel was very beautiful and quiet.
Reading the reviews before coming here is what brought me to this place. The reviews were excellent & now I know why. It was everything & more! It was very clean & comfortable, bright & cheerfully colored. Absolutely everything we needed was so very close. We just walked to everything. Very nice place to stay.
The only thing I didn't like was that checkout time came way too soon & we had to leave. Will definitely be coming back & staying here again.
Because it's a small place -it's easy to get to know/socialize with other guests. It's also so peaceful with a very helpful administrator Mrs. Diane and very good staff. Everything so well maintained and close to Wallmart for everyday groceries etc.Love it here - wish to return next time ! ( Chusri from Denmark).
Nothing I didn't like!:-)
- not far from the beach (5-10min) - the safe in the room - 2 chairs and a table to relax outside in front of the pool
Friendly and cooperative staff, good price, nice kitchen and bathroom
The wireless internet was really bad - no signal unless you are in the lobby...
the pool and the grounds were nice. the shower was good
The rooms were very basic
Very helpful and friendly staff. Close to everything, but in a quiet area.
The place is modest, beautiful and quiet. Good service and Diane was really helpful to us. The inside courtyard makes it a friendly place where you can relax easily.
We had a few issues with the wifi, that didn't reach our room. But hey, that's not much of an issue, we only had to go down our balcony sometimes.
Beautiful courtyard area with a clean pool, hammocks and benches. Great to relax in. Excellent location - not within the main hubbub but only a short walk from it
Cosy budget hotel, helpful staff, though not speaking english very well. Very nice exotic garden and pool.
Very helpful staff, well organized and run. The location is great, few minutes walk to 5th street but far enough away from the noise of downtown. All in all it is a great place to stay for a reasonable price.
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