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Residences El Faro

4.0 of 5 Condominium   |   10th Street, between 1st Avenue and the beach | on the beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico (Formerly Encanto El Faro)
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2012
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2012

We stayed at El Faro for the third time in 15 months, the last time being May 2011 and wow what a differnce nine months have made there. First, we got there and they had no unit for us, we had to stay at their "sister resort" as they call it, next dooor, Corto Maltese. They said everyone who was... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

I booked through Tim Vanni at Premier Properties - we had an amazing room. Tim was on top of the reservation at all times and was very professional. I would defintely book with him again. The hotel was great, everyone from Sylvia & Ceasar at the front desk to the bellman, housekeeping & security were all very friendly and super... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

We rented mulitple units though Tim at Rockstar Rentals in early 2012 and the booking process was seamless. Tim worked hard to get us into the units that suited our needs and he handled any minor concerns we had untill checkout- including following up with us to see how things went after our trip. He runs a great service and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

The beach is the best part of this hotel it's very clean and fun They only have one resturant in the condo/hotel but it is very good Ave 5th is very nice, lots of shopping and great places to eat I will return in the future

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

Ecanto Resort has just started to do All-Inclusive in 2012 and need some time to adjust. The resort is beautiful, right in town, one block from 5th Avenue which has shopping, nightlife and great spas forE cheap. We booked with the Corte Maltes but upon arrival we were placed in the El Faro section, which was beautiful also. We found... More

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Montreal, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

It is beautiful; the rooms are very nice; the beach and pool extremely welcoming. HOWEVER, this resport plays "BAIT and SWITCH" with all of these amenities. You only expereince them to the fullest if you have a pool and ocean facing room. All other rooms are unbelievably noisy. We were offered a 2 bedroom suite upon arrival and told by... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

Myself and my husband stayed at El Faro from January 26 to Feb.05th this year. We stayed in 105 Reef. The condo was beautiful, two bedrooms, immaculate, and the bathrooms off each bedroom is really convenient. There is a fully stocked kitchen, and a big patio with a barbeque. This condo was located right next to the pool and we... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012

This hotel is hands down the best location in town. We overlooked a great pool onto the white sand beach and turqouise ocean. The staff were all friendly. The restaurant downstairs called Wickys was ok, and... the TV in our condo had all english channels, sports, and the news. During the day we walked a couple hundred feet up to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

My husband and I spent a week at El Faro, we were in room 305 Reef, two bedroom condo that was beautifull!! While we only needed the one bedroom the king size bed was sooo comfortable. It was kept spotless and had everything you could ever need. We had the all inclusive option so we didn't use the kitchen at... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2012

We just got back last night, I have alot to say about this resort, I will tell you all about this resort, restaurants and grounds. We arrive at this resort on the 28 of January to the 4 Of Febuary 2012, a group of 4, 2 adultes and 2 twenty years old. Me and my husband we were looking more... More

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Address: 10th Street, between 1st Avenue and the beach | on the beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico (Formerly Encanto El Faro)
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
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Hotel Class:4 star — Residences El Faro 4*
Number of rooms: 65
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Also Known As:
Encanto El Faro Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Residences El Faro Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

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