Hotel La Semilla vs Mahekal Beach Resort

Hotel La Semilla and Mahekal Beach Resort are both highly recommended by expert writers. On balance, Hotel La Semilla scores slightly better than Mahekal Beach Resort. Hotel La Semilla has a TripExpert Score of 86 with recommendations from 7 sources including Oyster, Jetsetter and Lonely Planet.

Hotel La Semilla
8 / 10
Calle 38 Norte Entre 5ta Av Y, Zona Federal Maritima, Playa del Carmen 77720
From $145 /night
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Concierge
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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"Facilities include La Terraza, the private rooftop terrace; the Jardin Copal lounge area; and the Cocina Loft, which offers an open kitchen area where breakfast is served daily." Full review
Lonely Planet
"Smallish rustic-chic rooms here are attractively adorned with vintage objects purchased from flea markets and haciendas." Full review
""The Seed" of perfection is apparent at this boutique hotel where hospitality, comfort, and style collide" Full review
For extra space, request Room 8 (with an outdoor shower) or Room 9 (with a tub on the terrace).
"Shabby chic beach stay with natural roots and rustic luxe Mexican flare in lively Playa del Carmen." Full review
Afar Magazine
"This chic property is a peaceful oasis on a wonderful street just off the main drag." Full review
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Mahekal Beach Resort
8 / 10
Calle 38, Entre Avenida 5a y Zona Federal Maritima, Playa del Carmen 77710
From $217 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
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"With candy-colored palapa-roofed bungalows and a great location—on the sand but just two blocks from the town's upscale northern end—this may be the perfect beach resort." Full review
Travel + Leisure
"This massive Caribbean resort, which dates to 1982, may not be heaven on earth, but it does have white sand beach, a sea of shaded palapas, and an ocean of palm trees." Full review
DK Eyewitness
"This “hotel-village” offers the most seductively comfortable version of the palm-roofed beach hut: spacious, beautifully decorated and with all modern amenities."
"A boho-chic, beachfront property, the upper-middle-range Mahekal Beach Resort has 122 rooms with garden or ocean views, many of which have thatched roof bungalows." Full review
"Boho-chic sleep in Playa del Carmen, with 800 feet of soft sand, hammock-strung beach bungalows, and two pools." Full review
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