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El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel

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1 Norte Esquina Calle 14 Norte | Corner 16th Street, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Ranked #12 of 200 Hotels in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Detroit
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have traveled to Mexico many times, and this is our 3rd vacation in Playa del Carmen. El Taj was a good find for our family of 4. The staff is truly exceptional--attentive, friendly and strives to make sure you are comfortable and able to relax. For example, our daughter is recovering from surgery for a broken ankle, and all... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you're looking for a fantastic place to stay in Playa, El Taj should be your top choice! Four of us spent a fantastic week here and would come back in an instant. Being my first time in Playa, I was hoping for a place that was close, but not right in the middle of everything. Looking over some of... More 

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North Vancouver, BC
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55 reviews 55 reviews
20 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I thought I had booked a 2 bedroom oceanfront unit, but once we arrived, we were told that the only actual oceanfront rooms were 3 bedroom units. All others have peekaboo views from the inside at best. Basically we were looking at the units across the courtyard unless standing right in front of the window. For $700 a night, this... More 

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Jefferson City, Missouri
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The condo was beautiful and the service was exceptional. We didn't want an all-inclusive place because it's fun to experience the different local restaurants. We loved having a gym (with yoga classes) and a concierge. Roberto, Carlos, and Marco were wonderful at the beach club. Our condo was always spotless and always taken care of by Isobel. I did miss... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had my wedding , my reception on Feb. 27 th 2015 at Indigo which is adjacent to El Taj but I believe ran under separate ownership . They are obviously interdependent .... My wedding was flawless . I credit our wedding planner who co ordinated everythiing ( Linda Burchett of Myplayadelcarmenwedding.com) Because Indigo & El Taj is ran under... More 

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PlayaAssoc, Owner at El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MrsTeljeur, First off we would like to tell you that we are so very happy to hear that your wedding day with amazing and that Linda did her very best to make sure that every detail was perfectly organized. It's also great that you loved your stay with us at El Taj. We would like to apologize that there... More 

Savannah, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was out first time in Mexico and the El Taj did not disappoint. The property and rooms were beautiful and 2 blocks from the all the festivities and shopping. The on site restaurant was excellent. The service was top notch. The water pressure in the shower was a little lacking and the beach was tight, but what is lacked... More 

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PlayaAssoc, Owner at El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear KristieMWaters, Thank you so much for your outstanding review. We are thrilled to hear that you had wonderful vacation with us and that you felt our property and accommodations to be top notch! As you mentioned, El Taj is located in the very heart of everything there is to love about Playa del Carmen - only steps away from... More 

Houston, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Upon entry, El Taj Oceanfront impresses. This is a gorgeous property, filled with tropical plants, a koi pond, an infinity spa and beautiful-appointed condos. Our unit, 324, had two generously sized bedrooms, two full baths, and a private hot tub on the balcony. We thought we had died and gone to heaven...until the sun went down. That's when the music... More 

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a 4 night stay with Family and friends . We had a the 3BD Condo on the corner , 3rd floor . Condo was real nice spacious and cleaned daily .You can see some beach. Would be a great view if some of the trees / palm trees were cut back. All the staff we came in contact... More 

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PlayaAssoc, Owner at El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your review with us on Trip Advisor. We truly appreciate your wonderful comments and your recognition of the quality of our service and our property. Our condo hotel concept proves to be an amazing option especially when traveling with larger groups. Our units have plenty of space and a comfortable at home feel. Our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I just spent a night at El Taj, and were totally impressed. One of the best hotels we've ever stayed in. The staff was great, the location was right in the heart of the city, and the room was ridiculously nice and modern (bonus: there was CHOCOLATE SOAP in the bathroom). My one complaint was going to... More 

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PlayaAssoc, Owner at El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are so delighted to receive such a lovely review. It's great to hear that your vacation with us was exceptional and that you loved every aspect of your stay! We are an upscale condo hotel that focuses on comfort while inside your unit while offering the best resort style amenities and services. We would also like to... More 

Palm Springs, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

El Taj is beautiful and extremely comfortable with gorgeous baths and comfortable beds. Service is excellent. Brito and Lorena in reception are awesome. Kudos also to the wonderful women who do the cleaning who very helpful and responsive.

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PlayaAssoc, Owner at El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear David P, Thank you so much for your kind and heartfelt review. We are so happy to hear that you had an excellent vacation with us at El Taj. We are very excited to pass along your nice comments to Brito, Lorena and the housekeeping staff as they will surely very much appreciate them. Hospitality is truly our pleasure... More 

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