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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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El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel
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Ranked #15 of 201 Hotels in Playa del Carmen
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked our Playa Del Carmen accommodation last minute and chose El Taj for our 3 night stay. The hotel is in a good location in that it is right next to 5th Avenue, the downside of this is that it is in the middle of the party area and can be quite noisy at night. The strip of beach... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

El Taj is a very well-appointed hotel/condo - I found the service to be very good and the concierge service excellent and helpful. The actual unit was spacious (2BR/2BA) and the full kitchen was great. I picked up some things at the local Mega (10-minute walk) and it was great to have a full kitchen. The breakfast was very good,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is extremely nice. The staff were very helpful and friendly. We booked a three bedroom condo on the top floor, and these come with their private rooftop entertainment area with spa, BBQ, bar fridge, lounges and dining table. This is fantastic! Inside, we only got the two bathroom unit (this was a little cheaper), so the main had... More 

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Crosby, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just got home yesterday after spending 4 days at El Taj. This place was so perfect for my sister in laws wedding. Gorgeous views. We loved how private the condos felt. It didnt feel like your typical hotel stay. There is lots of vegetation and coy ponds and water fountains. The main pool by the beach is heated so... More 

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

Dear Guest, It's so incredibly wonderful to hear that you an your family enjoyed an amazing vacation with us at El Taj for your sister in laws wedding. Playa del Carmen is an amazing place to wed and we are happy to offer the best services to help you plan your dream wedding. El Taj offers two amazing pools, superior... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Position, very quiet room, considering how close the hotel is to all the action Large clean room with a nice big bed plenty of storage didn't really cook in the room but you have a separate kitchen/living area well equipped with every appliances you wish for. I recommend it to everyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In playa del carmen for a wedding, my friend and I stayed at el taj for 4 nights. The staff was very accommodating and helpful and overall the experience was excellent. We had an ocean front condo which is recommended for the view. We had access to a local gym, food on the premises, massages on the beach, and were... More 

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

Dear Guest, We are overjoyed to hear that your experience with us was amazing in every way. We work very hard to provide the very best experiences for all of our guests and it sounds like we did just that. Surely the ocean front condos provide amazing views. We have several kinds of units based on desired preference but of... More 

Clifton, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girls and I went for a "bachelorette party get away" for 4 days, and I might say, we had the most amazing days ever. We stayed on room 302 and our bell boy, Andres, was very helpful, very nice, and a real host. The condo was always clean, well loaded, on time service. Amazing place to relax, spend time... More 

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

Dear Guest, How wonderful to hear that you and your friends enjoyed an amazing 4 days with us at El Taj. We truly appreciate you sharing your experience with us and the world on Trip Advisor. Your comments come as a huge compliment to us as we are always working hard to do everything we can to create the ultimate... More 

White Plains, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in one of their 3 bedroom penthouses for a bachelor party. We absolutely love our unit and really enjoyed our stay. Definitely a great value given the amazing layout and unit. Only complaints: 1) super duper cranky towel attendant on our first day luckily he wasn't there on any other days and we were very happy with the others... 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 great stay with us at El Taj. We truly appreciate all of your feedback. We share all Trip Advisor reviews directly with our staff and also with the folks that operate the beach club. Please be assured that if there was any problem with the service your experienced... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We returned again for two weeks at El Taj and it was another wonderful vacation. We stayed in the same unit that we did last year (penthouse unit 345) and the first thing we did after the airport transportation dropped us off was relax on the private rooftop terrace and just gaze at the beautiful view of the Caribbean. It... 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. It sounds like you had a magnificent vacation and we are so glad that we were able to be a part of your fond memories. At El Taj, we truly value customer service and always do anything we can to... More 

Hallandale Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seven of us girlfriends spent 5 relaxing days on a wonderful condo. Clean, well loaded, on time service. excellent place to relax,spend time at the beach, night life around the corner, and ruins just a drive away. Definitely recommend it! Housekeeping was on top of all our needs, and the front desk was always available and helped us reach our... 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 comments with us on Trip Advisor. We are thrilled to hear that you and your friends had a great vacation with us. As you pointed out, El Taj has a very convenient location in the heart of Playa, only steps away from the best restaurants, shopping... More 

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