Deck 5 at the Carmen Hotel
The Carmen Hotel is a hot new modern hotel on Playa Del Carmen’s beachfront. This hotel offers modern style and youthful energy to the already chic and energetic Playa Del Carmen. This style and energy carries right up to their rooftop pool. Deck 5 is their rooftop that is open to the public daily. Here you can lounge around the pool, take in the stunning 180 degree vista of the Caribbean and have drinks and food. Here is everything you need to know about visiting The Carmen Hotel and Deck 5.
Our video introduction to Deck 5 rooftop
We spent the day at the Carmen Hotel’s Deck 5 so we could tell you what it is like. It was a hard job but someone has to do it.
Food and drink at Deck 5
The rooftop bar is a full bar with house specialty cocktails and everything you might want to drink while enjoying the view. For food you can order off of two menus. The Carmen Hotel has a rooftop sushi menu and their Keel Restaurant on the main level.
For sushi they have about 11 rolls including a vegetarian roll. Prices are about 230 pesos a for a large roll. We highly recommend the dragon roll.
Off the Keel Restaurant menu you can find things like ceviche, Aguachile, buffalo wings, salads, burgers, sandwiches, grilled steaks, pastas and brick oven pizzas. Prices are consistent with mid to upper level restaurant off of 5th Avenue in Playa Del Carmen. for example Burgers and sandwiches are 190-220 pesos. Pizzas are 190-280 pesos. Grill items are 250-550 pesos.
Prices for the rooftop of the Carmen Hotel
Deck 5 is open to the public daily and seven days a week. At Deck 5 they have loungers and beds available and there is a minimum consumption charge. This means that you can use the facilities as long as you order food and drink to meet the amount. Towels are available.
- Monday-Wednesday 500 pesos minimum consumption for beach chairs. 1000 pesos for beach beds.
- Thursday-Sundays 1000 pesos minimum consumption for beach chairs and 2000 pesos for beach beds.
Where is the Carmen Hotel and Deck 5?
The Carmen Hotel is on 8th Street and the beach. To go to Deck 5 you enter the lobby and take the elevators to the top floor. Cars cannot drive down 8th Street from 10th Avenue since this is a pedestrian area. If you are driving to go to Deck 5, see our parking guide here for parking in Playa Del Carmen.
Have you been to the Carmen Hotel and Deck 5? What did you think? We would love to hear from you in the comments below.