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El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel

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4.5 of 5
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1 Norte Esquina Calle 14 Norte | Corner 16th Street, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sacramento, California
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a fantastic little condo hotel located right on the beach. The staff is excellent, the service excellent, and the condos themselves are the height of comfort and luxury. Do yourself a favor and stay here! Sit in the pool while enjoying the view of the beautiful Caribbean!

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

Dear Guest, We are so happy to hear that you had an amazing vacation with us at El Taj and we very much appreciate your enthusiasm in recommending us to others. We work very hard to create the very best experience for our guests. We put quality attention into every aspect what we do. We offer an array of wonderful... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasantly surprised with El Taj. Booked a premium ocean view 2 bedroom condo. Ended up being upgraded to a 3 bedroom at no cost! On the second floor (338), we had a lovely view, plenty of space, and enjoyed the facilities. The beds were comfortable, rooms were clean, and the kitchen came fully equipped. Absolutely LOVED the beach club! Spent... More 

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

Dear Guest, How absolutely lovely to hear that you experienced a wonderful vacation with us at El Taj. We are very happy that you loved your accommodations and that you felt our service to be friendly and attentive. We believe in quality and that goes for everything that we do and offer to our guests. We also believe in quality... More 

Houston, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

El Taj was awesome, the units were well kept and very clean, beautiful, thoughtful and strategic landscaping all over the property. The rooftop patio gave to a private setting outdoors with a grand view of the ocean... Kathy at the reception desk was always will to assist with whatever the need was. Claudia was the BEST in keeping our unit... More 

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

Dear Guest, We are so happy to hear that you had an amazing vacation with us at El Taj and we truly appreciate your willingness to share your thoughts and recommend to others. Our property is absolutely beautiful with its lush tropical atmosphere and Balinese decor. When you are on our property it feels as though you have truly escaped... More 

Brooklyn, New York
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is beautiful you have seen the pictures in your research what sets this place apart is the people that work there. They are beyond amazing. Our family and friends came down to help us celebrate our wedding which was not held at El Taj but we all stayed there ....(we rented out about 14 units in El Taj... More 

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

Dear Guest, How amazing to hear that you enjoyed an beautiful wedding weekend with us at El Taj. Our main goal every day is to create the ultimate experience for our guests and we are always happy to go out of our way to make your stay extra incredible. We offer an array of amenities and services right on site.... More 

2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a destination wedding! First time ever in Mexico! (that's the reason for the 4 vs. 5; have nothing for comparison) The place couldn't have been prettier, and the staff more pleasant. The rooms were comfortable and well-stocked. The food at Indigo was delicious (especially the breakfast--order the Estado de Mexico!) Special shout out to Anna at the front... 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 hear that your first visit to Mexico was made extra special by staying with us. Our location couldn't be more perfect as we are centered in the very heart of everything there is to love about Playa del Carmen including beautiful beaches, amazing restaurants, as well as great entertainment and shopping options. We... More 

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Luxury apartments. First line on the beach. Near the best places in Quinta Avenida where the best restaurants are. Supermarket is four blocks away. You can see the fishermen arriving in the morning nearby the hotel.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your excellent review with us on Trip Adivsor. Certainly it means a lot to us to hear that you rate is as the best place to stay in Playa del Carmen. Our staff all works so hard to provide the very best experience for our guests in every... More 

Lakewood, Colorado
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the reservation making to checking out, everything was amazing simple. Talking via email to Tamara in reservations was a delight. The front people in the check-in room were most helpful with all of our needs, especially since we moved from our one bedroom to the 3 bedroom condo on the second day to be with our daughter and her... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your wonderful experience with us on Trip Advisor. Guest feedback is really so important to us and we truly appreciate you taking the time to recommend to the world on Trip Advisor. Great hospitality is our pleasure and our entire team works very hard day in and day... More 

Austin, Texas
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best place to stay in Playa. Service is the best anywhere. We stay there every time we go. Breakfast on the beach is included. Then there is lunch of fish tacos while lying on the beach. Cocktails staring around 5:00pm for most of us, but for sum that started about 11:00. Thanksgiving dinner on the beach was really nice.... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your amazing review with us on Trip Advisor. Certainly your kind words come as a huge compliment to us as we work so hard to provide the very best experiences for our guests each and every day. We are honored that you feel we have the best service... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in Room 330 and my buddies stayed in 350. Both were 3 bedroom condos. My first reaction when we got to the room was it was a little smaller than I thought it would be, but that's often the case with pictures. That said, it was plenty of room for me and my two buddies. Couple of things... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your review. We are delighted to hear that you and your friends had an amazing stay with us in our ocean view penthouse units. Surely splurging for the private roofdeck is totally worth it on many accounts including private lounge space, jacuzzi and BBQ. It's great to hear... More 

Mexico City
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46 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Taj is really in the heart of Playa but without the noise, with a lovely property full of indian details that gives a touch of sophistication. Our unit was a 2BD/2Bath with kitchen and living. The size was great, especially the master bedroom and bath. You also have washing/drying machine and parking. The breakfast was included and splendid, a... More 

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

Dear Guest, We are so incredibly happy that you enjoyed an amazing vacation with us at El Taj. Our property is truly amazing with Balinese decor and a tropical feel. Our units are all spacious and designed so that you can enjoy some nice down time in your condo while not being crunched into a small space. And the location... More 

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