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Houston
Reviewed 31 March 2010

I wen to the riviera maya with my family for vacations, our schedule included visiting tulum, chichen itza, cancun, coba, cenotes, etc, so basically we only wanted the hotel to come back at nigh and sleep. And for the price I would say we were really happy with Magic Express, Room was very comfotable and clean. We rented a car...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 13 March 2010

the beds were hard like concrete slabs, the beach shuttle was "not working", the floors of the hotel were all large ceramic tiles and the noise in the hallways reverberated throughout, the pillows were hard and full of clumped stuffing, after being washed I guess, the front desk did not speak English after 8 PM and the breakfast was toast...

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Denver CO
Reviewed 9 March 2010

This is just like a Holiday Inn Express and sometimes that is just what is needed to fill in a night or two between great airline price days and the availability of your expensive beach hotel. You can purchase cervesa, other drinks, and snacks. The gratis breakfast is skimpy but the coffee is fine and the price is very fair...

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Reviewed 28 August 2009

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New York
Reviewed 25 February 2009

We flew into Cancun, rented a car and stayed at this hotel in Playa Del Carmen on our way south. The staff was friendly, the rooms clean and we received a free continental breakfast with fresh fruit (papaya, mango, watermelon), pastries, coffee, tea and juice. We rented two rooms, one for two people and one for three (our daughters). We...

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USA
Reviewed 24 January 2009

We were looking for a cheap place to stay in Playa del Carmen so we booked 4 nights at the Magic Express. We were very impressed by the cleanliness of the place. The bedrooms have a decent size, there is TV with cable for foreign programs, it is a very quiet hotel, matresses are very good, breakfast is included and...

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Copenhagen
Reviewed 4 December 2008

We just needed a cheap hotel in Playa del carmen, and we booked this one. Bad location, but they have a free shutlle to town from 7 - 6 pm. Room are clean and brand new, but everything was (moist) inside the room and nothing could dry. Strange! No carpets in this hotel so you wake up everytime a door...

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Peoria, Arizona
Reviewed 27 November 2008

I wish I had checked this site before booking my trip, I did not understand the true nature of this place from the discription on AAA. It is not a short walk to the main shopping and dinning area, it is more like a 30 min walk, They have a shuttle, it is only one way and runs from 7am-6pm(...

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Reviewed 12 September 2008

We were planning to stay for only one or two night and end up with a total of four nights. We book it after reading the reviews and I have to say it is a budget hotel in Playa del Carmen. We have a car so we had no problem in driving around and the distance was not an issue....

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Magic Express Hotel offers you accommodation for business and pleasure travelers, not far away from the thrilling atmosphere from Playa del Carmen. It is located few blocks away from the main Street at Playa del Carmen, the famous "Quinta Avenida" (5th Avenue). From the main highway Cancun-Tulum, which takes you directly to Cancun International Airport (55 km), it is easy to access to the hotel facilities. Plaza Las Americas, one of the most important shopping centers in the city, is just 1.5 Km away. The 98 bedrooms in the building are equipped with Cable TV, telephone, air conditioning, free access to the WiFi Network, hair dryer, iron and iron board by request. Safe box is also available with additional cost. Continental breakfast is included in the rate. You can find as well a bar where you can enjoy alcoholic and non-alcoholic including snacks. Conference and events rooms are available at request for a capacity for up to 80 attendees. During the day you may want to spend your free time at the Beach Club, where you can redeem a bargain by showing the hotel's room access card. Additional info: swimming pool, gym public PC with Internet (additional charge $), bell-boy, late check-out ($ additional charge per hour, if available), early check-in if possible due to occupancy, luggage storage, ice machine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Magic Express Hotel

Address: Carretera Cancun-Chetumal Km 291, esquina calle 54 norte, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $68 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Magic Express Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 98
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Magic Express Hotel Playa Del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico
Magic Express Playa Del Carmen
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“Ask for rooms on the top floors, rooms on the ground floor are extremely noisy”
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