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Gran Sahara

AV. 15 Calle 8, 77710 Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo

+52 984 873 2236

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based on 665 reviews

About Gran Sahara, Playa del Carmen

Value for money

With a stay at Sahara Hotel in Playa del Carmen (Downtown Playa del Carmen), you'll be steps from Quinta Avenida and 10 minutes by foot from Playa del Carmen Maritime Terminal. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. A shuttle from the hotel to the airport is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

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Standard Rooms - Park view


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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Child pool
  • Internet

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Mosquito net
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Safe

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Wake-up service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Tour desk
  • Key access
  • Key card access
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box


  • Hairdryer
  • Open-air bath
  • Private bathroom
  • Raised toilet
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Shampoo

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Allergy-free room
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs


  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Quiet street view
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Tile/marble floor
  • City view

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Private parking
  • Garage
  • Street parking


  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator


  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Snack bar
  • Dining table

Things to do

  • Casino
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Beauty salon
  • Water park


  • Infinity pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool towels
  • Pool with a view
  • Rooftop pool

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV


  • Feather pillow
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Child pool
  • Kids meals


  • Pants press
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Desk

Places of interest near Gran Sahara

Attractions in Playa del Carmen, Mexico curated by momondo

Gran Sahara location: AV. 15 Calle 8, 77710 Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo


Playa principal de Playa del Carmen0.2 mi
Playacar Golf Club1.3 mi
Xcaret Park4.3 mi
Playa Maroma10.4 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

NAU0.0 mi
Sabor a Mar0.1 mi
Belmonte - International Cuisine by George0.1 mi
Patio 80.1 mi

Gran Sahara Reviews

GreatBased on 665 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Great location and great staff! (in 27 reviews)
  • "Good value, helpful and friendly staff." (in 26 reviews)
  • Rooms are very clean and spacious. (in 22 reviews)
Cons -
  • "The room was not clean, basic breakfast" (in 18 reviews)
  • Rooftop pool was dirty. (in 6 reviews)
  • The toilet didn't work very well. (in 6 reviews)

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Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • Gran Sahara is typically below the average price of 3 star hotels in Playa del Carmen. On average, you can expect to pay $128 per night in Playa del Carmen. Gran Sahara typically costs $40 per night, which is $88 cheaper than the Playa del Carmen average.

  • Gran Sahara is 31.0 mi away from Cancún. You can typically expect your drive time from Gran Sahara to Cancún to be 1h 33min. It might be worth looking up traffic trends near your hotel if you are worried about saving time.

  • Gran Sahara has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from Cancún to the hotel, but also around Playa del Carmen during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Playa del Carmen are on average $12/day. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Gran Sahara. The nearest airport to the hotel is Cancún.

  • Yes, you’re free to bring your dog with you while staying at Gran Sahara.

  • Gran Sahara does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call Gran Sahara at +52 984 873 2236.

  • Gran Sahara does have a pool on site that hotel guests may use. Be advised that hotels typically have rules associated with pool usage. momondo would advise you to check with the front desk before taking a swim.

  • Gran Sahara is just 0.3 mi away from Playa del Carmen city center. The closest landmark to the center of Playa del Carmen is Xcaret Park, which is very accessible to Gran Sahara guests.

  • If you have questions about Gran Sahara or your reservation, please call the front desk directly at +52 984 873 2236.

  • Yes, Gran Sahara has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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