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Hotel Playa Grande

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Front of property
On the beach, beach umbrellas, beach towels
On the beach, beach umbrellas, beach towels
On the beach, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Superior Double Room, Terrace | Balcony

Overview of Hotel Playa Grande

Hotel Playa Grande

2.5 star property
Beachfront hotel with bar/lounge, near Piriapolis Beach

6.4/10 Good

24 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Bathtub
Rambla de Los Argentinos s/n, Piriapolis, Maldonado, 20200

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach

Getting around

  • Punta Del Este (PDP-Capitan Corbeta CA Curbelo Intl.) - 24 min drive
  • Airport drop-off service


  • La Pasiva - 3 min drive
  • Terranova - 3 min drive
  • La Goleta - 3 min drive
  • Don Quijote - 3 min drive
  • Cafe Picasso - 4 min drive

About this property

Hotel Playa Grande

Hotel Playa Grande offers airport drop-off service (available 24 hours). You can grab a bite to eat at the coffee shop/cafe or wind down at the end of the day with a drink from the bar/lounge. Other highlights at this Colonial hotel include a snack bar/deli, a terrace and a garden.


Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 24 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 1:30 PM until anytime
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas


  • Free uncovered on-site self-parking


  • Airport drop-off on request(available 24 hours a day)*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast each morning 8 AM–11 AM
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • BBQs
  • Free daily reception
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Water dispenser

Travelling with children

  • Playground
  • Local/corner shop
  • Children's games
  • Children's books

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Ecotours
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Surfing lessons
  • Surfing/body boarding nearby

Working away

  • Conference centre


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Bike storage


  • 1 building/tower
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
  • Communal living room
  • Bike parking
  • At least 80% of food locally sourced
  • Locally owned and organised tours and activities
  • Local artist showcase
  • At least 10% of profits reinvested in community and sustainability
  • At least 80% of lighting from LEDs
  • Comprehensive food waste policy
  • No plastic coffee stirrers
  • No plastic drinking straws
  • Water dispenser
  • Reusable cups only
  • Reusable tableware only


  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Rainfall shower heads
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Phone


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Water-efficient toilets only

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • All residents of Uruguay may be charged the national value-added tax (10%) from 15 November to the day after Easter. However, business travellers from firms in Uruguay may be charged the value-added tax year round. Travellers on a tourist visa are exempt from this tax.

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 50 per vehicle

Renovations and closures

The following facilities will be closed during the winter:
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Dining venue
  • Laundry facilities
  • Meeting facilities
  • Parking area

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
<p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher on site.</p> <p>This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

Hotel Playa Grande Piriapolis
Playa Grande Piriapolis
Hotel Playa Grande Hotel
Hotel Playa Grande Piriapolis
Hotel Playa Grande Hotel Piriapolis

Frequently asked questions

Does Hotel Playa Grande offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Playa Grande does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Hotel Playa Grande?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Playa Grande?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Hotel Playa Grande?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Hotel Playa Grande?
Yes, a shuttle from the hotel to the airport is available. The charge is USD 50 per vehicle.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Playa Grande?
You can check in from 1:30 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
What is there to do at Hotel Playa Grande and nearby?
Have fun with on-site activities such as surfing and hiking. Additional recreation on-site includes ecotours. Enjoy amenities such as a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Playa Grande?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Colorado 32 (2 mi), Drakar (2.3 mi) and Calvette (2.4 mi).
What's the area around Hotel Playa Grande like?
Hotel Playa Grande is located a short 5-minute walk from Piriapolis Beach.







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Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

ROBERT, 2-night trip
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6/10 Good

Hotel need to upgrade the installations. Clean was ok, location is excellent.
1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Bien en general, buena atención y la limpieza tamb
Alejandra Daniela, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Hermoso hotel frente a la playa con vista inigualable, jardines y espacios comunes amplios. Excelente atención del servicio, higiene y limpieza impecable. Desayuno completo. Se toman las medidas sanitarias.
Javier, 1-night trip
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2/10 Poor

Raro, rarisimo !!!!!!!
Pedimos cambio de habitac. por aire acondic. diferencia no quiso decirme antes, a los tres dias me cobro $ 6000.- mas, - no acepto tarj. credito. solo debito automatico, no me dio factura. Huelo algo raro, no me gustan estas cosas. "los tildes problem. compu" Antonio esposo de Angela
Angela, 3-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Frustrante! Problemas de abastecimiento de agua
El hotel ha perdido el brillo y categoría que alguna vez posiblemente tuvo, hace décadas. El mantenimiento es básico, y claramente necesita una enorme inversión para renovar su mobiliario, adecuar las habitaciones y espacios comunes, y crear comodidades y servicios. En mi habitación sale un hilo de agua en la ducha, y a pesar de reclamar inmediatamente, nunca lo repararon. De día y de noche y en todo horario. Tuve que pedir un recipiente para juntar agua y bañarnos "a tarrito". La atención es excelente, muy amable y servicial. La higiene muy buena. La ubicación bárbara. El desayuno adecuado al precio. Y juegos de mesa para la familia, algo desvencijados, pero disfrutables aún. Esto mitiga en parte la mala experiencia, pero no es suficiente cuando existen problemas estructurales y tan marcados como el abastecimiento de agua. Espero que puedan resolverlo, invertir fuerte en la renovación, y volver a brillar. Hasta tanto eso no ocurra, no volvería ni lo recomendaría.
Pablo, 1-night family trip
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2/10 Poor

Carlos, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Buena ubicacion, silencio y paz. Muy buen lugar de descanso frente al mar
Gonzalo, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Habitaciones amplias , mucha higiene ,con grandes espacios internos y externos que te dan comodidad y privacidad, Muy bien ubicado frente a la playa. Buen desayuno
1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Site remarquable.
Proche de la plage, vue sur la mer, accueil très aimable. L'hotel demande un entretien serieux pour répondre aux attentes actuelles.
DENISE, 3-night family trip
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