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Golden Zone hotel with 5 pools, long private beach
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Located in the heart of Mazatlán's Golden Zone, this long-established resort is 400 meters from the beach and minutes from the historic center, where guests can visit main attractions, shops, restaurants, and bars.
Renowned dinner show
Attractions include 5 courtyard pools, a big spa tub, a long private beach, extra-large palapas for shaded snoozing, and a renowned folkloric show with buffet dinner.
Guestrooms provide a casual, Mexican ambience that includes brick accents and brightly colored tiles. Rooms have private bathrooms, 42-inch televisions with premium channels, and complimentary bottled water.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Hotel Playa Mazatlan
Guests can book rooms at Hotel Playa Mazatlan for a rate that is either for the room only or for all-inclusive. All-inclusive rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).
Food and beverages
- All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
- Dining and beverage availability limited at one or more venues
- Onsite entertainment and activities
- Onsite live performances
At your hotel
Hotel Playa Mazatlan has welcomed guests into its relaxing ambience since it opened in 1955 as one of Mazatlán's first resorts. Located in quiet courtyards are 5 heated pools, 1 paired with a 4.5-meter-wide (15-ft) spa tub and bordered by a jungle rock garden with waterfall and koi pond. The hotel's long private beach frontage features oversized thatched-roof palapas for shade. A full service spa offers a range of services including sauna, massages, and facial and body treatments. A popular draw throughout Mazatlán, the hotel's Fiesta Mexicana folkloric show and buffet dinner, is presented 2-4 times weekly (depending on season) in an air-conditioned theater. A variety of other shows, along with games, contests, and movies, round out the schedule of family-friendly entertainment offered nightly at the resort.
Supervised daily outdoor activities are available free of charge for children ages 4-12 during the day. A complimentary fitness center contains cardio machines, weight machines, and free weights. Three reception-area computers provide high-speed Internet access, with the first 3 minutes complimentary. The property also features 7 meeting/conference rooms, a game room, billiards, and laundry facilities.
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Year Built 1955
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Number of meeting rooms - 7
- Beach/pool umbrellas
- Billiards or pool table
- Steam room
- Business center
- Conference center
- Parking (limited spaces)
- Beach bar
- Beach umbrellas
- Beach cabanas (complimentary)
- Pool sun loungers
- Beach towels
- Free valet parking
- Full-service spa
- Luggage storage
- Babysitting or childcare (free)
- Children's club (free)
- Supervised childcare/activities (free)
- Laundry facilities
- Television in lobby
- Arcade/game room
- Picnic area
- Coffee shop or café
- Health club
- Children's pool
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Indoor pool
- Poolside bar
- Concierge services
- Room service (limited hours)
- Conference space
- Meeting rooms
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Multilingual staff
- 24-hour front desk
- Number of floors -
- Hair salon
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Wedding services
- Total number of rooms - 400
- Number of restaurants - 4
- Free self parking
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Free Wi-Fi
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Park your car
Free self parking, Free valet parking, Parking (limited spaces)
In your room
- Iron/ironing board
- Turndown service
- Complimentary bottled water
- Premium TV channels
- Microwave (on request)
- Refrigerator (on request)
- Dial-up Internet access (surcharge)
- Flat-panel TV
- Espresso maker
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Private bathroom
- Individually furnished
- Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Premium bedding
- Balcony or patio
- Climate control
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Air conditioning
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower only
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Satellite TV service
- Daily housekeeping
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
Eat and drink
La Terraza - Beachfront restaurant/bar with terrace seating under wood-beamed ceiling featuring bougainvillea on roof. Buffet and à la carte breakfasts, à la carte lunch and dinner. Mexican specialties, seafood, chicken, steak. Drinks and happy hour. Live music nightly. Fireworks show on Sundays.
Fiesta Mexicana - Family-style buffet and music/dance folkloric show in air-conditioned theater. Weekly shows presented since 1966. Open seasonally.
Los Tejabanes - Casual, poolside spot with umbrella tables and shaded area under rustic brick-and-wood ceiling with blossom-draped roof. Breakfast dishes, appetizers, salads, sandwiches, burgers, shrimp, fish, steak, tropical drinks. Open morning to evening (or late night, depending on business).
La Playita Snack Bar - Casual, beachside spot with seating at thatched-roof palapa tables. Open for breakfast and lunch. Snack foods, light meals, tropical drinks. Open seasonally.
Five heated swimming pools lie within quiet courtyards. The rectangular main pool measures 21 by 11 meters (70 by 35 ft). A jungle rock garden with waterfall and koi pond borders a 17-meter-long (56-ft) freeform pool, which is paired with a 4.5-meter-wide (15-ft) spa tub. A 14-meter-long (46-ft) oval pool is adjacent to a tall, tiered fountain, and a children's pool, steam room and sauna are also available.
Furnished with extra-large, thatched-roof palapas, the hotel's beach frontage extends 225 meters (246 yds) along the ocean, which is usually calm because of shelter provided by Deer Island. Sand and palapas extend around the hotel's south end, offering extra room for sunbathing and shaded snoozing as well as for a volleyball net.
Water sports are available at an adjacent beach and include parasailing flights, banana-boat rides, and rentals for personal watercraft, sailboats, and kayaks. Independent operators also offer scuba diving and snorkeling excursions as well as trips to Deer Island and other islands.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Rafting nearby
- Water skiing nearby
- Beach volleyball on site
- Boat tours on site
- Golf lessons available nearby
- Ecotours on site
- Playground on site
- Surfing/boogie boarding on site
- Skydiving nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Snorkeling nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Scuba diving nearby
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
- Windsurfing nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Parasailing nearby
- Volleyball on site
- Aerobics on site
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Sauna in spa
- Minimum age to access spa is 12
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
- Massages on beach
- Manicures and pedicures
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible bathroom
- Accessible parking
The fine print for Hotel Playa Mazatlan
When you arrive
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
When you leave
Check-out time is noon
How you can pay
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
We should mention
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
Awards & Affiliations
All Inclusive Offer
Book a stay in an All Inclusive rate category and receive the following:
- All meals, snacks, and a variety of national and imported house-brand drinks
- Live dinner show buffet
- Supervised activities for children and teens
- Zipline and rock climbing wall for kids at Playa Adventure (scheduled activities)
- Fitness facility services