Located in Mazatlán, Mexico's Golden Zone, the Hotel Playa Mazatlan stands less than 1.2 miles (2 kilometers) from La Gran Plaza, the baseball stadium, and the aquarium. Machado Plaza cultural center is located 4.3 miles (7 kilometers) from this property.
4 on-site restaurants and bars include the beachfront La Terraza that serves Mexican specialties and features wood-beamed ceilings and a bougainvillea-draped rooftop. Communication needs are addressed via 3 reception-area computers with high-speed Internet access, the first 3 minutes of which are complimentary. Flexible conference space in 8 meeting rooms accommodates business and social gatherings. 6 outdoor pools lie within quiet courtyards and include a rectangular main pool with a jungle-rock garden and waterfall. A koi pond borders a freeform pool, which is paired with a spa tub. An oval-shaped pool lies adjacent to a tiered fountain, and the hotel features a children's pool. A full service spa offers a range of services including sauna, massages, and facial and body treatments.
Palapas and a private sandy beach measuring approximately 440 yards (400 meters) extend around the hotel's southern extremity, offering extra room for sunbathing and volleyball. Water sports are available at an adjacent beach and independent operators offer scuba-diving and snorkeling excursions, and trips to the islands. The Mexican resort welcomes families and offers daily supervised outdoor activities for children.
Hotel Playa Mazatlan features guestrooms in 4- and 5-story, sand-colored buildings. Décor includes terracotta tile floors, textured cream-colored walls and ceilings, brick accents at beds' heads, dark-wood furnishings, and brightly colored Mexican tiles on walls, in bathrooms, and on furniture counters. Guestroom amenities include 32-inch high definition televisions with premium channels, coffee/tea makers, and bathrooms are stocked with complimentary toiletries.