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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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Castaic, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

First of all, it is true that the beach is not the best. There are boats right in front, but you can walk a short distance and they aren't in the way. The service at the beach was excellent! Secondly, I saw people complaining about the noise. It is also true that at night, if you are outside on your... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife stayed here last week. The location is great, HOWEVER be wary of the noise from the clubs. Despite asking for a suite looking out over the sea (was our honeymoon) we were given a condo in the back corner away from the beach. The staff were all very friendly and the condo was really comfortable. Unfortunately our air... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

El Taj has been an outstanding place to stay...Great condos with such a good taste, fully equipped, best service, personalized hospitality... A great beach club with good food and very relaxing lounge chairs.. Everyone was very friendly and making sure you were having a good time.. I'm looking fwd to going back soon and definitely the place I would recommend... More

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

Dear DanyGdM, We are happy to hear you had an outstanding vacation with us at El Taj! Thank you for your wonderful comments and your sincere willingness to recommend to others. Our standards of service are everything you should expect from a high quality resort and we are proud to always offer our guests the very best. Our condo hotel... More

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

El Taj was a fantastic place to stay. My girlfriend and i stayed here for 7 nights during July 2014, along with two other couples. From the staff on the beach to the girls at reception, i was impressed with there friendliness and their genuine desire to make our stay as comfortable as possible. Fernanda at reception helped me on... More

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

Dear David A, It is such a pleasure to receive such amazing comments regarding your experience with us at El Taj. We are happy you had a great vacation and that we were able to be a part of creating nice memories. Thank you for the kind compliments about Fernanda and our other helpful staff members as they really all... More

New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just came back from a week in Mexico. The 3 br/3bath condo was great. And the staff at the resort were nothing short of WONDERFUL!! They were helpful, warm, friendly, and very attentive! Especially Fernanda, Milly and Brito!! I don't know if the massage on the beach is connected to El Taj....but Marta gave the best massage I EVER had!!... More

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

Dear LuckyBarb58, Thank you so much for sharing your excellent review with us on Trip Advisor. Certainly we are extremely delighted that you had such a great experience with us. We are happy to hear such nice comments about the service and the staff. Our whole team works hard every day to create everlasting memorable experiences for our guests. Thank... More

Cincinnati, Ohio
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58 reviews 58 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our condo was great – clean, nice furniture, fully equipped kitchen. If you’re gluten free or Celiac like I am, I have the name or a great chef who came and prepared safe meals for us using our own pots and pans that we knew weren’t contaminated (can message me for info). Don’t expect gluten free food in town or... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your kind review with us on Trip Advisor. We are happy to hear you had a great stay with us and that you could also take full advantage of the fully equipped kitchen. As you pointed out, having use of this special condo hotel style feature is incredibly helpful any time you need to... More

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3 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in a 2bd/2bath beachside penthouse condo. The condo was well equipped had a nice view from the penthouse balcony. Service was great, the front desk was very helpful as was the concierge. The 2 pools are not large by any means, but were very nice and not too crowded. I really liked the lounge chairs at the beach and... More

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

Dear smctys, Thank you for sharing your review with us on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear such nice compliments about our property and the excellence of our staff and service. Surely we are sorry that you had some disappointing experiences regarding the music from the neighboring nightclub and the boats docked in front of the beach club. Concerning... More

Scottsdale, AZ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a week in a 2 bedroom, penthouse unit on the beach side. We loved the condo. Very well appointed, very comfortable, upscale and modern. The penthouse was a great add on. We didn't need the use of the hot tub as it was middle of July, but the grill and roof top dining area added to the great... More

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

Dear sannecs, A very big thank you for such a generous review! We really appreciate your kind words and willingness to recommend to others. We are happy that you had a beyond excellent stay with us at El Taj and that you enjoyed our property as well as the beach and nearby surroundings. Our location really is a hot spot... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We researched, we read reviews, we did the things all holiday goers do nowadays. So when we finally decided to stay here we had a preconception of paradise. El Taj did not disappoint one bit. Right from the get go we were pampered. The service staff were amazing. So much so that Andrejs went out to buy us a bottle... More

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

Dear Kenneth T, We would love to thank you for such a brilliant review! We are thrilled that you had an excellent vacation with us and that you felt every experience to be exceptional. We truly wish all of our guests the best possible experience beyond expectations, and its nice to know that you felt the affects of our consideration... More

Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking forward to staying in a beautiful apartment in a fabulous location and we were able to get both these at the El Taj. The apartment itself was lovely and the hotel was in a great location close to 5th avenue. Unfortunately when we arrived we were given a room on the ground floor at the back of... More

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

Dear RosieSt13, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We apologize if your experience with us was not as you would have hoped. You are right, we do operate somewhat differently than traditional hotels in that you are actually renting a condo on a property that is run in a resort style fashion with resort style amenities.... 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
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Hotel Class:4.5 star — El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel 4.5*
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El Taj Oceanfront And Beachside Condo Hotel
El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#4 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen #5 Business Hotel in Playa del Carmen #10 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen #12 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Carmen #13 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen #13 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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El Taj Condo Hotel consists of 57 spacious condos situated on 2 separate properties in front of the beach. El Taj oceanfront is directly on the beach and El Taj Beachside is across the street. Guests get to use all the on site amenities including our exclusive beach club. We offer 2 incredible heated pools. The relaxing heated pool on Beachside property is an exotic black mosaic infinity pool with an extra large Jacuzzi while the oceanfront heated pool sits right on the beach in front of our exclusive beach club. We're located in the most liveliest area of Playa that offers the convenience of having the best restaurants, nightlife and shopping within one block from your vacation home.Each Condominium offers expansive floor plans and superb finishes. The Beachside condos have private terraces that are surrounded by exotic plants, Lilly ponds and all face the pool and cascading waterfalls. All the penthouse units in El Taj Beachside feature ocean views from the private roof decks. All the oceanfront units have views of the ocean.Each condo comes with fully equipped kitchens and the finest details including flat screen TVs in all the rooms. We provide the same services usually associated with some of the finest hotels. Our designers traveled the globe to Indonesia trying to recreate an environment reminiscent to Bali. . ... more   less 
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