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El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Privada 1 Norte, Mza. 35, Lt. 1, # 238, Col. Centro. | Corner 16th Street, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just came back from a week in Mexico. The 3 br/3bath condo was great. And the staff at the resort were nothing short of WONDERFUL!! They were helpful, warm, friendly, and very attentive! Especially Fernanda, Milly and Brito!! I don't know if the massage on the beach is connected to El Taj....but Marta gave the best massage I EVER had!!... More

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

Dear LuckyBarb58, Thank you so much for sharing your excellent review with us on Trip Advisor. Certainly we are extremely delighted that you had such a great experience with us. We are happy to hear such nice comments about the service and the staff. Our whole team works hard every day to create everlasting memorable experiences for our guests. Thank... More

Cincinnati, Ohio
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58 reviews 58 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our condo was great – clean, nice furniture, fully equipped kitchen. If you’re gluten free or Celiac like I am, I have the name or a great chef who came and prepared safe meals for us using our own pots and pans that we knew weren’t contaminated (can message me for info). Don’t expect gluten free food in town or... 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 kind review with us on Trip Advisor. We are happy to hear you had a great stay with us and that you could also take full advantage of the fully equipped kitchen. As you pointed out, having use of this special condo hotel style feature is incredibly helpful any time you need to... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed in a 2bd/2bath beachside penthouse condo. The condo was well equipped had a nice view from the penthouse balcony. Service was great, the front desk was very helpful as was the concierge. The 2 pools are not large by any means, but were very nice and not too crowded. I really liked the lounge chairs at the beach and... More

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

Dear smctys, Thank you for sharing your review with us on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear such nice compliments about our property and the excellence of our staff and service. Surely we are sorry that you had some disappointing experiences regarding the music from the neighboring nightclub and the boats docked in front of the beach club. Concerning... More

Scottsdale, AZ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent a week in a 2 bedroom, penthouse unit on the beach side. We loved the condo. Very well appointed, very comfortable, upscale and modern. The penthouse was a great add on. We didn't need the use of the hot tub as it was middle of July, but the grill and roof top dining area added to the great... More

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

Dear sannecs, A very big thank you for such a generous review! We really appreciate your kind words and willingness to recommend to others. We are happy that you had a beyond excellent stay with us at El Taj and that you enjoyed our property as well as the beach and nearby surroundings. Our location really is a hot spot... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We researched, we read reviews, we did the things all holiday goers do nowadays. So when we finally decided to stay here we had a preconception of paradise. El Taj did not disappoint one bit. Right from the get go we were pampered. The service staff were amazing. So much so that Andrejs went out to buy us a bottle... More

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

Dear Kenneth T, We would love to thank you for such a brilliant review! We are thrilled that you had an excellent vacation with us and that you felt every experience to be exceptional. We truly wish all of our guests the best possible experience beyond expectations, and its nice to know that you felt the affects of our consideration... More

Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were looking forward to staying in a beautiful apartment in a fabulous location and we were able to get both these at the El Taj. The apartment itself was lovely and the hotel was in a great location close to 5th avenue. Unfortunately when we arrived we were given a room on the ground floor at the back of... More

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

Dear RosieSt13, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We apologize if your experience with us was not as you would have hoped. You are right, we do operate somewhat differently than traditional hotels in that you are actually renting a condo on a property that is run in a resort style fashion with resort style amenities.... More

Richmond
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on the reviews here, I had high expectations. They were exceeded ! El Taj is beautiful and well maintained. The staff are incredible. So nice. And they are all working hard to keep up the property and beach area. People are always cleaning the decks, maintaining the landscaping and keeping the beach area clean of seaweed. Service at beach... More

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

Dear LisaS-6, It is so wonderful to hear you had an excellent stay with us at El Taj and we really do appreciate the kind review. Thank you you for the compliments about the appearance and cleanliness of the property. We all work so hard to create a valuable and top notch experience for all of our guests. As you... More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just had a great 4 day stay at El Taj Oceanfront. The hotel is in a great location within Playa Del Carmen, right on the beach but also close to the bars, restaurants and shops of 5th Avenue. The room was comfortable, clean and stylish. The front-desk staff and the concierge were also really friendly and helpful. Would... More

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

Dear Gezza888, Thank you so much for your excellent review and all of your kind compliments. We are very happy that you had a wonderful stay with us and that you felt all accommodations and amenities to exceed expectations. Also, it is wonderful to hear that our staff treated you warmly and that you experienced the best service we work... More

Los Angeles, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location and great service by the beach staff also we loved indigo restaurant especially Pedro. He is very dedicated to good service and friendly to every one. Thank you Pedro. One thing that needs to be changed is the front desk. A very unfriendly unprofessional woman, Mile was rude to us by not handling our situation. We paid for... More

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

Dear ultima142, Thank you for sharing your review with us on Trip Advisor. We value all feedback as is it is truly a tool for us to continue to do better and continue to deliver the top notch service that our guests should expect. We do apologize that your experience with the room view. We always strongly suggest booking directly... More

Oklahoma
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel room was very swank and the service was beyond wonderful. One particular person of special note was Alvaro. He went above and beyond to ensure our beach service was memorable. You typically don't plan your vacation around a person, but in this case, you should! Great location and best beach in the area. Extremely close and convenient to 5th... More

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Address: Privada 1 Norte, Mza. 35, Lt. 1, # 238, Col. Centro. | 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*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#4 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen #5 Business Hotel in Playa del Carmen #8 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen #10 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen #10 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Carmen #13 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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El Taj Condo Hotel consists of 57 spacious condos situated on 2 separate properties in front of the beach. El Taj oceanfront is directly on the beach and El Taj Beachside is across the street. Guests get to use all the on site amenities including our exclusive beach club. We offer 2 incredible heated pools. The relaxing heated pool on Beachside property is an exotic black mosaic infinity pool with an extra large Jacuzzi while the oceanfront heated pool sits right on the beach in front of our exclusive beach club. We're located in the most liveliest area of Playa that offers the convenience of having the best restaurants, nightlife and shopping within one block from your vacation home.Each Condominium offers expansive floor plans and superb finishes. The Beachside condos have private terraces that are surrounded by exotic plants, Lilly ponds and all face the pool and cascading waterfalls. All the penthouse units in El Taj Beachside feature ocean views from the private roof decks. All the oceanfront units have views of the ocean.Each condo comes with fully equipped kitchens and the finest details including flat screen TVs in all the rooms. We provide the same services usually associated with some of the finest hotels. Our designers traveled the globe to Indonesia trying to recreate an environment reminiscent to Bali. . ... more   less 
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