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25 Best Downtown Riviera Maya Hotels

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Posada Yum Kin (Tulum) 3.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner Bargain
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#16 of 80 hotels in Tulum
6 travelers mentioned "downtown" when describing this hotel.
  • "We drove through downtown Tulum, a very quaint town, and headed off the main road to the hotel. The hotel is located in a residential area of traditional Mexican homes. However..."
  • "The hotel had nice beach cruisers that we could rent by the day and it only took a few minutes to get to the downtown area. We met cool people and we loved relaxing and star gazing..."
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#29 of 201 hotels in Playa del Carmen
2 travelers mentioned "city centre" when describing this hotel.
  • "from the beach and half from the great 5th avenue. I totally recommend this hotel if you want to be near the city centre of playa del carmen..."
  • "I totally recommend this hotel if you want to be near the city centre of playa del carmen at reasonable price and in a great hotel! AG..."
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Teetotum Hotel (Tulum) Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner Bargain Special Price 10% off room rate
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#11 of 80 hotels in Tulum
3 travelers mentioned "downtown" when describing this hotel.
  • "By far it is the best hotel to stay at if you want to experience downtown Tulum and the beach. Downtown is a short, easy, and safe walk during the day or night. The beach is easy to..."
  • "My son and I loved this place, has an amazing vibe, if you want to go to downtown get a bike that is given for free at the hotel, would take you 5 minutes or 5 to the beach to. Love..."
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La Tortuga Hotel & Spa (Playa del Carmen) 3.5 of 5
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#48 of 201 hotels in Playa del Carmen
2 travelers mentioned "city center" when describing this hotel.
  • "sleep, it was surprisingly quiet even though the hotel is located right in the city center. We could imagine to stay there again if we can manage to get a slightly larger room..."
  • "Hotel was amazing, you would never think there's such a beautiful and peaceful place next to the city center. Pool area felt like indoor pool thanks to giant plants. Staff was..."
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Banyan Tree Mayakoba (Playa del Carmen) 5.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner Top Hotels | Luxury
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#10 of 201 hotels in Playa del Carmen
3 travelers mentioned "downtown" when describing this hotel.
  • "Whether I was at the Banyan Tree or if we were downtown. Although we saw several children enjoying their vacation, I would not bring my little kids until they were old enough to..."
  • "I first stayed a couple of nights at an inexpensive but adorable place called Luna Blue in downtown Playa Del Carmen. I then moved to Banyan Tree for 3 nights. My room rate..."
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Playa Maya (Playa del Carmen) 3.0 of 5
#23 of 201 hotels in Playa del Carmen
3 travelers mentioned "downtown hotels" and "downtown" when describing this hotel.
  • "In 2007 we started exploring the downtown hotels, and with the help of Tripadvisor, we found the Playa Maya. Our first stay was in 2008, and from the start we knew we had made the..."
  • "Its really great having such a relaxing, intimate and comfortable hotel on the beach in downtown Playa. Eating their great food with "toes in sand" on the beach just can't be beat..."
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#14 of 201 hotels in Playa del Carmen
7 travelers mentioned "downtown" when describing this hotel.
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The Royal Haciendas All Inclusive (Playa del Carmen) 4.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner Family Special Offer Transfer + Resort...
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#52 of 201 hotels in Playa del Carmen
5 travelers mentioned "downtown" when describing this hotel.
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Hotel Casa Ticul (Playa del Carmen) 3.5 of 5
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#26 of 201 hotels in Playa del Carmen
3 travelers mentioned "downtown" when describing this hotel.
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Aventura Mexicana (Playa del Carmen) 3.5 of 5 Special Offer $50 Free Food & Drinks!
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#24 of 201 hotels in Playa del Carmen
3 travelers mentioned "downtown" when describing this hotel.
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Maya Villa Condo Hotel & Beach Club (Playa del Carmen) 4.0 of 5 Special Offer Up to 40% off...
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#28 of 201 hotels in Playa del Carmen
3 travelers mentioned "downtown" when describing this hotel.
  • "There are many places suitable for good family fun within 10 minutes of downtown. We went to a place called Xplor that had caverns, Zip lines, swimming, rafting, 4 wheeling and a..."
  • "hotel room at a resort somewhere in the jungle, when you can stay in the best downtown area of Playa del Carmen, one block from the beach, and in the middle of all the action..."
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Luna Blue Hotel (Playa del Carmen) 2.5 of 5
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#51 of 201 hotels in Playa del Carmen
3 travelers mentioned "downtown" when describing this hotel.
  • "We you walk through the gates of Luna Blue Hotel & Garden you enter a natural and tropical setting that seems to be hidden from the rest of downtown Playa del Carmen. The rooms are..."
  • "Glad we did not choose an all-inclusive resort as we would have missed out on the best of the downtown. The hotel seemed like a bargain. The room was not fancy, but spacious. It..."
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Posada Luna del Sur (Tulum) Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner Bargain
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#4 of 80 hotels in Tulum
3 travelers mentioned "downtown" when describing this hotel.
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Fairmont Mayakoba (Playa del Carmen) 5.0 of 5 Special Offer 3rd night fee...
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#41 of 201 hotels in Playa del Carmen
2 travelers mentioned "downtown" when describing this hotel.
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Le Reve Hotel & Spa (Playa del Carmen) 4.0 of 5
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#89 of 201 hotels in Playa del Carmen
4 travelers mentioned "downtown" when describing this hotel.
  • "Location: Other places we stayed in were in the middle of the action (downtown Merida and Cancun) or too isolated (Tulum) and Le Reve hit the perfect balance for us. We could take..."
  • "While the hotel is not located in downtown Playa, we had an amazing experience. It was exactly we were looking for. Le Reve offers perfect service, gorgeous architecture, quiet and..."
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Hotel Latino (Tulum) 3.0 of 5
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#42 of 80 hotels in Tulum
3 travelers mentioned "downtown" when describing this hotel.
  • "Hotel Latino is a little well located gem in downtown Tulum .We spent 10 days in Tulum and the hotel was perfect for our needs. The suite rooms are perfect size with a lovely..."
  • "The Hotel Latino is one of the best downtown Tulum Hotels. It was my third stay over the years in this Hotel and i would recommend it to anybody who is looking for a friendly clean..."
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Mahekal Beach Resort (Playa del Carmen) 3.5 of 5 Special Price Fall Sale-book & save...
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#58 of 201 hotels in Playa del Carmen
4 travelers mentioned "downtown" when describing this hotel.
  • "It is on a beautiful beach, but is also walking distance from downtown and all the nightlife. It really felt like a tropical get away, unlike many of the modern, crowded resorts..."
  • "Turns out it was exactly what we wanted - smaller, quiet resort, with good beach, and walking distance to downtown Playa. Access to downtown/5th ave was an easy and safe walk..."
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#51 of 80 hotels in Tulum
3 travelers mentioned "downtown" when describing this hotel.
  • "Set off the main street in downtown Tulum, lies a charming, fresh ,super clean small hotel. The new owners, Mariza and Guillermo are extra accomodating and give you a great value..."
  • "This basic,clean and affordable hotel is one block east fo the "downtown strip". The room I had included a diningtable and chairs and a kitchenette that I didn't use since I only..."
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Sunset Fishermen Spa & Resort (Playa del Carmen) 3.5 of 5
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#98 of 201 hotels in Playa del Carmen
6 travelers mentioned "downtown" when describing this hotel.
  • "If you are needing a massage, Vickie is absolutely the best! :) There are daily activities at the resort, but it is so close to downtown Playa that it is the BEST of both worlds..."
  • "But if you want an intimate quiet setting with a wonderful staff, a 30 second walk to the Caribbean, and downtown Playa del Carmen less than a 15 minute walk away (either on the..."
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#27 of 201 hotels in Playa del Carmen
3 travelers mentioned "downtown" when describing this hotel.
  • "Because it's in the North End of Playa, it's quieter than the places right downtown -- but it's only 5-10 min walk to 10th St, so not really very far. Literally around the corner..."
  • "In fact the hotel is very close to the action of downtown Playa del Carmen. No coffee-tea-making facilities in the rooms, but there are in the lobby. Breakfast was quite adequate..."
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#49 of 201 hotels in Playa del Carmen
2 travelers mentioned "downtown" and "city center" when describing this hotel.
  • "The rooms and big and clean, and relatively quiet, especially considering it's near the center of downtown Playa. The two big draws are the location and value - very fairly..."
  • "I got little to no sleep, but it was my own fault for booking a hotel in the city center. Also, unless you book directly through the hotel website you do not receive complimentary..."
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#45 of 80 hotels in Tulum
2 travelers mentioned "downtown" when describing this hotel.
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Eurostars Hacienda Vista Real (Playa del Carmen) 3.5 of 5
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#93 of 201 hotels in Playa del Carmen
3 travelers mentioned "downtown" when describing this hotel.
  • "The hotel is located in a gated residential community making it very safe and a 15 minute walk to downtown playa del carmen. If you decide to take a taxi it is should be 70-80pesos..."
  • "then you walk back from the beach, and then if you want to go back to Playas downtown - you'll be walking again, and back to the hotel again - I am in a good physical shape and..."
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#136 of 201 hotels in Playa del Carmen
2 travelers mentioned "downtown" when describing this hotel.
  • "and quality of food at the brakefast buffet. Been very quiet all the time in the hotel. And great location very close from downtown...."
  • "Just a short distance from downtown Playa del Carmen and offers clean rooms and excellent service. For example, the sink sprung a leak one morning and the room service and..."
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Kinbe Hotel (Playa del Carmen) 3.0 of 5 Special Deal Free breakfast with...
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#115 of 201 hotels in Playa del Carmen
3 travelers mentioned "downtown" when describing this hotel.
  • "Very nice hotel downtown! Close to beach – just a 30 seconds walk away. I booked this hotel online not knowing what I will have, but I was pleasantly surprised. I went for a Moody..."
  • "or staying on 5th avenue and enjoying the different cuisines and night life that downtown offers. We decided on Kinbe, which is a few steps from the beach and from the shops..."
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Mosquito Blue Hotel (Playa del Carmen) 4.0 of 5
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#128 of 201 hotels in Playa del Carmen
2 travelers mentioned "downtown" and "city center" when describing this hotel.
  • "This is an excellent hotel in downtown Playa. It is rare to come across a hotel that surpasses one’s expectations, but this one did. Starting with a very modern and well-designed..."
  • "things: The hotel is in great location, very close to the 5 AV, which is the city center and next to the coco bongo club. The team in the reception were very nice. Moreover the..."
El Tukan (Playa del Carmen) 3.0 of 5
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#158 of 201 hotels in Playa del Carmen
2 travelers mentioned "downtown" and "city center" when describing this hotel.
  • "This is one of the first "large" (in Playa terms) hotels to be built in the downtown area back in 1995 or 1996. It has a tropical atmosphere, and the pool area is nice. I would not..."
  • "Good price for a perfect location just in the city center not far away from the wonderful beach. Friendly service, good for everyone who really wants to "live" the destination. Very..."
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#147 of 201 hotels in Playa del Carmen
2 travelers mentioned "downtown" when describing this hotel.
  • "This hotel is in the heart of downtown. Which means NOISE. Lots of it and it doesn't stop til about 5 am. In addition to that the pool is in the center of this hotel and the layout..."
  • "Pro's- The hotel was not bad for the price. It had a great location and was easy to get to pretty much anywhere. Con's- It was NOISY. Not from the inside *except the last day when a large group of..."
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