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December 20, 2017 Hotel Openings No Comments Email Email

-Experience both the colors and culture of Playa Del Carmen while enjoying exceptional service and innovative gastronomy at The Fives Downtown Hotel & Residences, Curio Collection by Hilton. Marking the first Curio Collection property in the country and Hilton’s first hotel in Playa del Carmen, the boutique hotel features 93 contemporary guest rooms, a rooftop infinity pool overlooking the Caribbean Sea and four dining outlets, including an authentic tequila bar with more than 100 different tequilas and mezcals.

“The opening of this distinguished hotel marks the debut of the Curio Collection brand in Mexico and further expands our presence in this important region,” said Mark Nogal, global head, Curio Collection by Hilton. “From its culturally-inspired design to its lavish amenities, the hotel was hand-picked to be part of our global collection of remarkable independent hotels. The Fives Downtown reflects the diverse people and culture of Playa del Carmen – truly embodying the spirit of its destination.”

Located at Avenida 10 Norte and Calle 2 in Playa del Carmen, The Fives Downtown Hotel & Residences is located two blocks from the picturesque Playa del Carmen beach and offers convenient access to the area’s top attractions, including Tulum, Chichen Itza and Coba, as well as Xplor Park and Xcaret Park. Guests can also visit the shops and restaurants along Fifth Avenue, just a block away from the property.

Designed by architects Gabriel Téllez and Erick Alcalá, with interiors by Mario Téllez Gurbina, the hotel design is inspired by traditional Mexican decor, translated into a contemporary and authentic retreat for travelers. The hotel’s stylish guest rooms feature authentic Mexican design details accented with vivid colors and natural textures inspired by the Caribbean Sea and the region’s jungle and cenotes. Guests can relax on private furnished balconies or terraces, as well as enjoy the hotel’s courtyard, featuring a vertical garden and modern artwork from renowned international artists.

“As the first Curio Collection property in Mexico, we are delighted to welcome guests to The Fives Downtown Hotel & Residences,” said Julian Smaldoni, general manager, The Fives Downtown Hotel & Residences, Curio Collection by Hilton. “With our upscale accommodations and thoughtful amenities, as well as our unbeatable location blocks away from the Playa Del Carmen coast, the hotel offers guests the best of the city and sea and showcases the unparalleled hospitality supported by Hilton.”

Upscale Guest Amenities

  • Purobeach – A rooftop oasis overlooking the Caribbean Sea, Purobeach offers a beautiful 50-meter infinity pool, cabanas, massage services and a restaurant boasting international cuisine that takes guests from Miami to Marrakesh to Melbourne. At night, lounge music and mixologists’ creations will set the mood for entertainment.
  • Fitness: Guests can take advantage of the on-site 24-hour gym’s state-of-the-art equipment. At an additional cost, guests may also request a certified Technogym personal trainer and yoga classes.
  • Meetings & Events: The property features just over 900 square feet of flexible meeting space for up to 120 attendees, a boardroom for 12 and a main meeting room bathed in natural light.

Innovative Dining Options

  • El Tigre – With local, handcrafted beers and more than 100 different tequilas and mezcals, El Tigre offers an authentic tequila bar experience. Guests can share tapas while the bar’s tequila master guides them through the vast menu.
  • Mercatto – A vibrant, sharing-style Italian restaurant, Mercatto serves healthy breakfast options and shared plates for dinner with an excellent selection of wines and craft beers, direct from the open kitchen.
  • Marley’s Coffee – The shop offers a wide variety of coffee, tea and pastries.

The Fives Downtown Hotel & Residences is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 14 distinct hotel brands. Members who book directly have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount, free standard Wi-Fi and access to the Hilton Honors mobile app and to unique events through the Hilton Honors auction platform, such as exclusive artist experiences and hotel concert events with Live Nation®, or race experiences with the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team. To celebrate the opening, The Fives Downtown Hotel & Residences, Curio Collection by Hilton is offering 5,000 Honors bonus points per stay from January 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018*.

To learn more about The Fives Downtown Hotel & Residences and to make a reservation, visit the hotel’s website at Media may access high-resolution images and additional information about the hotel at

*Minimum length of stay of three nights required. Other restrictions apply.

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