Lovely little boutique Hotel located on the very touristy 5th avenue in Playa del Carmen.
The good: clean and modern rooms, cotton sheets, comfortable beds, great location, great bar on the roof, access to many beach clubs, nice little mini bar, breakfast often included, not expensive hotel, professional and friendly front desk service. Lots of positives.
The not so good: on 5th avenue. Noisy in the front rooms and there is a lounge and bar on the roof. You sort of can't get away from the noise. People coming down from the bar are usually quite noisy (between midnight and 1 AM). Turn the aircon on max to drown out the noise. There are issues with the wifi: if you are on Apple (phones, pads, etc.) you might not be able to log in (grrrrr). The front desk does have a computer and printer, but not connected to each other (grrrrr). Had to go to an internet cafe!
This time was a bit too noisy and the wifi issue got to me. I had to go to Starbucks or other restaurants to get wifi.
I would still recommend this hotel and I will go back. I had been there two years ago and they have made improvements. Perhaps they will be even better the next time.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- El Punto is a boutique hotel strategically located in the heart of Playa del Carmen: at the center of its active life and a few steps away from its best beaches. Located on the exuberant Fifth Avenue, with numerous restaurants, shops and entertainment, the hotel offers a cool atmosphere that delights couples, single travelers and groups for its lively vibe, excellent service, modern facilities and "La Azotea" a restaurant lounge on the top floor with the best view of the sea and Cozumel, where to enjoy exclusive events, hot DJs and the best cocktails.Walking distance from the Mexican Caribbean beaches, it offers access exclusive promotions for its guests.With only 16 modern rooms decorated with special style, at El Punto there’s a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, where quality of service is priority number one. All suites include king size beds, minibar, safe deposit, free high speed Wi Fi internet access, flat screen TV and air conditioning. Because details count, we have hairdryer, bathrobes and designer toiletries at disposal.A delicious breakfast, included in the rate, can be enjoyed every morning in front of the hotel, in one of the most popular restaurants in Playa. Front desk is open 24 hours and provides multilingual staff, tour assistance, express check-in and check-out.Minimum age required to stay is 16 years old and minimum age required for check-in is 18 years old. Smoking is not allowed. These requirements complete the concept of a boutique hotel designed for people looking to have the best time in paradise, within a modern context and at the best location for the Mexican scene.About Playa del Carmen Playa del Carmen is now one of the most glamorous places in the Mexican Caribbean. "Playa", as their regular visitors call it, is situated in the heart of the Riviera Maya and gathers the best restaurants, shops and nightclubs, as well as fabulous beaches on the Caribbean Sea.A destination where everyone will find their place: relax, play water sports, go shopping, enjoy nightlife, the finest cuisine and unique cocktails.Beaches invite you to relax and enjoy yourself. For those who love the sea, boats depart daily from the port to the great Mayan reef, home to the world’s second largest reef. When the night falls, a walk down the Fifth Avenue is a must, where you can find a variety of restaurants, bars, clubs, shops and boutiques. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hotel El Punto Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen