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El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Norte Esquina Calle 14 Norte | Corner 16th Street, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Ranked #13 of 200 Hotels in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for 7 days and it was hands down my favourite place I've ever stayed in Mexico. We had a phenomenal view of the ocean from our room (unit 345), which could be thoroughly enjoyed from both the room itself and the private rooftop patio. I would highly recommend getting a unit with a rooftop patio if you... More 

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at Maya Villa based on the reviews of Maya Villa and El Taj. Condo, the Gym and the staff are all awesome. The Indigo Beach club, however, is the problem. Guests at Maya Villa get to use the Indigo Beach Club in front of El Taj. Buyer beware, it's beautiful but tiny and the stench is wretched from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at El Taj for 6 days. Overall the experience was very good, the service is good, few times we had to wait for the waiter as he got confused with orders but thats ok.. We were on our vacations so we take it easy...for breakfast they have a variety of foods you can selfserve, we also had pasta... More 

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

Dear Kaja H, Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us on Trip Advisor. We are happy to heat that you had a nice overall experience with us at El Taj. We are located in the very heart of everything there is to love about playa - directly on the beach and only steps away from... More 

Norman, Oklahoma
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Celebrated my father's 90th Birthday at El Taj. Had 40 family and friends with us. 7 condos, from 1 to 4 bedroom and baths. No complaints except no elevator in the 4 story/4 bed unit. Good exercise for that group--HaHa. The staff was great, everyone was smiling, friendly, and truly understood the "service" culture. The pool was a little cool... More 

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

Dear James B, Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful review with us on Trip Advisor. Certainly we are very happy to hear that you and your family had an excellent stay with us! We hope that your father also had a wonderful 90th birthday while vacationing with us. We will surely pass along your wonderful compliments... More 

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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 5 days at this location and we were absolutely thrilled in every way!!! Location was perfect!!! Beachfront fabulous!! Restaurant great breakfast and meals while on beachfront!!! The offsite food options of PLANK AND IN? Were absolutely fabulous!!!! Cleaning crew I want to take home they were in touch with every detail!!! WE WILL BE BACK!!!!!!!

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

Dear Paige S, We truly appreciate your amazing and thoughtful review! We are overjoyed to hear that your stay with us was indeed fabulous in every way! Hospitality is truly our pleasure and our whole team loves what they do every day to create a posotive and lovely experience for our guests. Thank you again and we hope you will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Words cannot express how truly grateful we are to the in house wedding planner of El Taj, Linda Burchett and myplayawedding.com for her tireless efforts planning a simply extravagant wedding that was everything we've imagined and more. Linda corresponded with us for months on end with every thought out detail and each angle of our wedding covered so that our... More 

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

Dear AliciaMaryAlicia, We can't tell you how much it means to us to hear such kind words and know that we helped you to create your picture perfect wedding. Our wedding coordinator Linda is a truly talented woman and has proven to be a shining star in what she does - helping big beautiful dreams become a reality. We are... More 

Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

El Taj is a condo complex right in the heart of Playa a block from 5th Ave. No need for a vehicle staying at El Taj. This is not an all inclusive. We stayed on the 3rd floor oceanside 3bed/3bath. Excellent living and kitchen area. Highly recommend bringing lunch/snack items and take advantage of the daily breakfast/brunch and hit 5th... More 

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

Dear Brad S, Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful review. We are very happy to hear that your vacation with us was outstanding and that you were sincerely delighted with your accommodations. Our condo hotel concept allows for a comfortable at home experience inside your unit with a full kitchen and luxury features while still being... More 

Massachusetts
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pros: The El Taj is a lovely property in a great location for Playa del Carmen nightlife. The property: The condo we stayed in was well set-up with a fully functioning kitchen. The layout worked out well for 5 of us. Roomy and comfortable. The pool and bar area is beautiful. The design is gorgeous and has an intimate... More 

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

Dear 374Stephanie, Thank you for taking the time to share your review on Trip Advisor. We value all feedback as it is an important tool for us to create even better experiences for our guests in the future. We would like to thank you for your nice compliments and are glad you had a great experience overall with us. However... More 

Mahtomedi, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the most relaxing, satisfying vacation we've ever had and it was large in part due to our wonderful stay at El Taj. The service is over the top wonderful - all around. From the check in to the beach, to breakfast, to check out. There is no reason to go to any other beach, although we did walk... More 

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

Dear K8kitty, Thank you so much for your excellent review! Certainly we are thrilled to hear that your experience with us was all you had hoped and even more! It is humbling to know that we did our very best and succeeded to create happy memories for your vacation. We are also glad to hear that you were able to... More 

Delray Beach
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked our rooms with El Taj for our wedding in December. We were picked up at the airport in an air conditioned van and had no wait time. When we arrived at the hotel, there was a sign welcoming our guests for the wedding. We checked in and the staff was amazing. They gave us pointers, recommended restaurants and... More 

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

Dear Omar C, It makes us all so happy to receive such a kind and heartfelt review! Certainly we were honored and delighted to be a part of creating a perfect destination for you and all of your guests. Our entire team is sincerely dedicated to the hospitality of our guests whether you are celebrating a special occasion, hosting a... More 

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Additional Information about El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel

Address: 1 Norte Esquina Calle 14 Norte | Corner 16th Street, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 57
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Also Known As:
El Taj Oceanfront And Beachside Condo Hotel
El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
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#4 Business Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#10 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#12 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#13 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen

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