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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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Ranked #14 of 199 Hotels in Playa del Carmen
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had the best stay at Porto Playa. Felt at home. Condo was huge and comfortable. Will be back Fernanda from concierge desk was spectacular, the bell hop at the entrance always said hi! Only issue was the door locks are tricky to work.

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Miami, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My Fiancé and I visited Playa Del Carmen for a 4-night stay at the Oceanside El TaJ Condos and absolutely loved every second of our trip. Our unit was located in the quieter condos, which we appreciated and we also loved our exotic and tranquil Jacuzzi-pool area that were in the Oceanside condos area. El Taj is located in 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 to hear that your vacation with us was wonderful and beyond expectations. Thank you for sharing all of your wonderful feedback and for recommending El Taj to the world on Trip Advisor. Hospitality is our pleasure and we are very happy to do anything we can to maximize the quality of your stay.... More 

Miami, Florida, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can't say enough about this hotel. From the very second you walk in feels like you entered a tropical oasis. Everything is modern, clean… The accommodations extremely comfortable and the staff incredible. I am obsessed with the chocolate body line they provide. I highly recommend plank for breakfast… We did the brunch on Sunday and the indigo beach club.... More 

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

Dear Guest, It makes us extremely happy to hear that your vacation with us at El Taj was 5 stars! Everything we all do every day is to create the best possible experience for our guests. We are delighted to hear that you loved brunch at Plank and that you also had a great experience at Indigo Beach. We do... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in a 2 bedroom condo apartment in April 2015. Had a thoroughly enjoyable time staying at El Ta with my Wife and 2 children (aged 7 & 8). The staff were all very pleasant, the condo is superbly located - close to all the restaurants and shopping on 5th Avenue. We stayed in a 2 bed penthhouse condo apartment... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us on Trip Advisor. We are happy to hear that you had a wonderful overall vacation with us at El Taj. However we would like to take the opportunity to apologize if there was any aspect of your experience that was unsatisfactory. We always appreciate the feedback... More 

St. Louis
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here in October 2014. I went for my 50th birthday with 3 other girlfriends. We stayed in a 2 bedroom/2bath unit on the 3rd floor on the North side. We did not hear the noise from the discos that are 2 blocks away on the south side. The place was beautiful. The hotel staff was terrific. They did... 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 a wonderful birthday vacation with us last fall! We are thankful for your review and your kind recommendation to others. We are located in the very heart of Playa del Carmen on a quaint and quiet street however we are within very close walking distance to the best dining,... More 

Houston, Texas
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is beautiful on the inside and out. We were very impressed with the beautiful two bedroom-two bathroom condo we stayed in last June. It is a luxury condo with beautiful grounds and pool. The staff is very welcoming and accomodating. We had read in advance that the beach in front of the hotel is crowded with fishing boats,... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We value all feedback from our guests and truly and listen and learn to create even better experiences in the future. We are glad to hear that you loved our hotel and had a great overall stay with us. As your stay with us was nearly one year... More 

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

The experience was very good from the greeting, trip planning, messages, room condition, pool and other facilities. The staff was very cordial always willing to accommodate. Easy access to nightlife and shopping. The staff cares about the facility and the pride in their workplace shows. Very comfortable & I recommend.

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

Dear Guest, We are more than delighted to hear that your vacation with us was exceptional. Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us and the world on Trip Advisor. This reassures us to know we are doing our very best at creating quality experiences for our guests. We truly care very much about hospitality and... More 

Washington, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The condo was spotless and modern. The beachfront restaurant and beach club were paradise. Loved to eat all of my meals with my feet in the sand! The service was impeccable. Would definitely return! Great for families or couples!

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

Dear Guest, We are so happy to receive your glowing review! Certainly it means a lot to us to know that you had a fantastic vacation with us - one that was fondly memorable! Playa del Carmen is paradise and we do our best to add to that paradise and create a beautiful environment full of luxury and ease. Thank... More 

San Francisco, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wrote a review last year as well --- We had another great week at El Taj with our two kids who are 8 and 6 and enjoy being in town but also experiencing some luxury. All our needs are met here. I cannot recommend this hotel enough from the staff, including our favorite waiters (Chuc, Gabriel, Ysidro who is always... 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 yet another excellent stay with us at El Taj. It's also great to hear that your young kids had a blast and that you felt our property to be comfortable and family friendly. Our condo hotel concept is designed to let you feel the comforts and space of home... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All the reviews are right that this 'hotel' provides incredible service, is well maintained and has a great location. There are certainly some quirks like any hotel. The biggest drawback is the beach and pool in my opinion. Neither is the fault of the hotel and it's likely just part of being in PDC. The Pool is small and doesnt... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us on Trip Advisor. We take all feedback very seriously and truly listen and learn from our guests in order to create even better experiences in the future. We are happy to hear that your vacation was amazing overall and that you felt our service to be... More 

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