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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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Brooklyn, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our 5 night stay was an absolute delight from start to finish. We loved that it was NOT all-inclusive, though it seemed that every amenity one could want was included! It is hard to know where to start - luxurious, welcomingly condo. Guadalupe, our housekeeper, kept us well supplied with whatever we needed, and there was a daily option for... More 

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

Dear Andrea P, We are so delighted to hear that you had a terrific stay with us at El Taj. All of our staff works so had to bring the very best possible experience to all of our guests to insure a memorable and easy vacation. We will definitely pass along all of your amazing comments to those you mentioned... More 

Irvine, California
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219 reviews 219 reviews
10 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice condos/hotel right near the beach. The service was excellent. We had a koi pond right in front of our entrance (room 303) with a jacuzzi and pool very close by. The rooms are very nicely decorated....with full kitchen. Most of the restaurants are walking distance from hotel. Great beachclub in front of property with a total of two... More 

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

Dear Mark H, We are delighted to hear you had an excellent vacation with us at El Taj. We truly hope that everything was perfect! The unit you stayed in is in a beautiful location, as you mentioned surrounded by lush tropical Balinese style decor. Our location serves to be the ideal area for convenience as we are located just... More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for the first 3 nights of our honeymoon and loved it. Everyone was really friendly and the condos were luxury. A short walk down to the steps to the beach. Perfect if you are allergic to all inclusive but still a fantastic service and relaxing atmosphere.

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

Dear tommyw753, Not only are we so happy to hear that you had a lovely stay with us but we are also happy that we got the opportunity to be a party of creating a memorable and happy honeymoon experience as well. Our location is only steps away from the best beaches in the region as well only being a... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

El Taj has very well thought out and comfortable rooms with all of the amenities you would expect from a larger and more expensive resort. The staff (with one exception) could not do enough to satisfy our requests, and do so willingly. Other comments have referred to the boats in front of the beach in negative terms; I did not... More 

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

Dear abaesq, We appreciate you taking the time to share your kind review with us on Trip Advisor. We are really happy to hear that you had an excellent overall vacation with us and that you felt our staff and service to be accommodating and friendly. We would, however, like to take the opportunity to apologize about the volume of... More 

Pinole, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this beautiful ocean front property the first weekend of Dec. 4-9th 2014 for a girls trip celebrating a girlfriends birthday. El Taj is more than a hotel as it felt like a full blown apt/condo. partly because it was. The floor lay out in our room (314 I believe) was very ample, comfortable,open and inviting. The room overlooked... More 

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

Dear lysett l, We are so thankful for your kind and heartfelt review and are glad that you felt our staff and service to be warm and welcoming! It's so nice to hear that you had a great vacation with us. As you mentioned, we are a condo hotel which means you get all of the comforts of home in... More 

Sydney
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed five nights in condo 350 with our two adult children and found the resort to have everything you could want out of a luxury holiday apartment. Check-in was well organised and included all added benefits such as breakfasts, gym membership and discounts at various restaurants. The condo is well appointed with all luxury inclusions. We had a couple... More 

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PlayaAssoc, Guest Relations Manager at El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MickQ, We are overjoyed to receive such an excellent review from a Senior Contributor such as yourself. Furthermore we are very happy to hear that you had an amazing vacation with us and that you felt our property and services to be of superior quality. We love to offer the option of choice to our guests which is why... More 

Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 5 nights and had a great stay. Were in room 343 which was great and had a view of the ocean and beach. When you check in they give you a tour of the room and explain how to use everything (wifi, TV, washer, safe, etc). With the hotel you get meal vouchers for 2 restaurants.... More 

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

Dear Adam T, It makes us so happy to hear that you had a brilliant vacation with us at El Taj. So glad you got to take advantage of so many of our onsite amenities and nearby recommended restaurants. Certainly you can't beat our location as everything is completely walkable and convenient. Thank you again and we certainly hope to... More 

New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has absolutely got to be the best place to stay in Playa Del Carmen! We were there in Nov 2014 for a week. This place has got everything, starting from amazing rooms to private hot tub to infinity pools. They provide you with complimentary beach towels, beach beds and they have a private beach right in front of the... More 

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

Dear Ieonidas1303, We are so happy that you had such an incredible vacation with us. Thank you for taking the time to share your kind and through review about your stay. Our condo hotel concept allows our guests to have all the comforts of home inside their unit while also being able to take advantage of a resorts style experience... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this hotel because of tripadvisor reviews which were completely accurate. The hotel is on the beach with a wonderful restaurant that overlooks the water. The servers aim to please, especially Hugo who took excellent care of us during our stay. The rooms are beautiful and immaculate. The location is perfect because 5th Avenue shopping is within walking distance.... More 

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

Dear Lauren N, We couldn't be happier to receive such a warm and thoughtful review. Thank you so much for sharing and we are delighted to hear that you had a great stay with us at El Taj. All of our staff works so hard every day to provide the ultimate experience for our guests. We will most definitely pass... More 

Cua Lo, Vietnam
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got married in Playa del Carmen in November 2014 and the whole experience was a dream come true. All 134 of our guests stayed at El Taj and completely loved it. The penthouse suites and roofdecks were perfect places to entertain and spend time together. We had our Welcome Party at Plank Restaurant, Wedding ceremony and reception at Grand... More 

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

Dear cgray131, Wow! It's incredible to know that not only did you have a fantastic vacation with us but you also had a perfect wedding with us at El Taj. All of your kind comments mean a great deal to all of us at El Taj and certainly to Linda who is a truly amazing wedding coordinator. The word flawless... 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*
Number of rooms: 57
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El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
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