Just had a quick jaunt down to mexico from Texas and thought it was fabulous. To address a few of the previous reviews - The hotel is beautiful in an understated minimalist boutique way , so if your looking for gigantic overstuffed rooms and bathrooms with excess everywhere then this isnt the place for you. Probably not the best choice for families with young kids but then not many 'boutique' hotels are. Yes the hotel can be noisy at night - and the reason ? because it is in a prime location slap bang in the middle of ALL the life and energy on the main street, and a stones throw from the beach front ,so of COURSE it is going to be noisier than some of the hotels on the outskirts, especially since this is a much smaller hotel. You hear Mariachi, you hear people in the restaurants around, you hear laughing and singing, people dancing,drinking, enjoying themselves, walking from the beach. But isnt that why we go to Mexico? Of course it all dies down at the end of the night anyway, and honestly sitting on the beautiful balcony of this hotel room, looking at the ocean view, and watching and listening to the world go by below was truly an amazing highlight of this trip. Top that off with the staff being super friendly,and accomodating (and curiously all like supermodels as a sidenote?) , mixed with the complimentary breakfast at the stunning Indigo Beach, it all boiled down to a great trip that I would, and will, repeat again soon.
- 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, Mexico