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El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel

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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 201 Hotels in Playa del Carmen
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I just returned from staying at El Taj during the week of 7/14/15. They offered us a 1-bedroom condo, and it was AMAZING! In addition to a fully stocked kitchen, there was a water dispenser as well. So much for stopping by at Oxxo to buy a gallon of water prior to check in! The room and... 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 with us on Trip Advisor. We are so delighted to hear that you felt our property, facilities and service to be simply outstanding. As you mentioned, you can't beat the location either as we are centrally located in the very heart of Playa and within walking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I stayed at El Taj the week of 7/13/15. We had a wonderful experience. This was my third visit to Playa del Carmen and by far El Taj is the best place I've stayed at so far. From the wonderful front desk staff to the guys at the Indigo beach club we received excellent customer service. I... 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 happy to hear that you and your daughter had such an amazing vacation with us. We work hard every day to provide the best service and environments to enjoy a relaxing stay. Thank you again and we hope you will visit with us again... More 

Devon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Penthouse 315 in the beachside complex. From the initial booking, to the day we checked out, everything was handled with professionalism and courtesy. Our condo was really lovely. The beds were really comfy, with good quality bed linen and pillows, and the kitchen was equipped with everything you might need. The whole pace was spotlessly clean, and... 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 your kind review and your willingness to recommend to others. We are thrilled to hear that you had an amazing vacation with us at El Taj. We are always happy to do anything we can to create the best experience for our guests. We are glad to hear that our staff lent out... More 

5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

McAlister Wedding - El Taj @ Indigo Beachfront 06/19/2015 Linda is the most wonderful wedding planner imaginable! She was so easy to work with and made every last part of the planning process enjoyable. It was stressful, starting out, to imagine how things could possibly come together, especially when planning from a distance. The second we decided to work with... 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 wedding was a dream come true with us at El Taj. As you pointed, out Linda is amazing and always ready and willing to go out of her way to make everything perfect. We are also quite delighted that you enjoyed your accommodations. We have several options based on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel/apartment was great! The location was fantastic and the room service was very good! It was perfect for us as we were traveling around the area a lot so didn't want an all inclusive place that we had to stay at all the time. The beach was really nice and I liked the little restaurant there. If you are... More 

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

Dear Guest, We are delighted to hear that you had an outstanding experience with us during your vacation to Playa del Carmen and we truly appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback with us and the world on Trip Advisor. Our condo hotel concept allows you to feel at home in your spacious condo while being able to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

El Taj is a Hotel you must visit! Lying on the Beach with nice sea view and with very Good service and happy Staff! For Us who had the Penthouse in the top with private terrace included own jacuzzi was Very Good!! Very Excellent experience!!!!!!

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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. We are more thank happy to hear that you had a fantastic vacation with and were satisfied with every aspect of your stay. As you pointed out, the penthouse units are a marvelous choice especially when traveling with larger groups... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been visiting Playa for over ten years now, and recently went back for the first time in a couple of years. We were amazed by the rapid change in the town since we were last here - we used to spend relaxing evenings sitting outside restaurants people-watching either on or around Fifth Avenue but now that pasttime is about... 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 feedback with us on Trip Advisor. We are so happy to hear that you had an amazing vacation with us for the most part. However, we would like to apologizes if there were some aspects of your trip that were disappointing. As we are located down the street from... More 

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