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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 3 days ago NEW

Upon arriving, we were greeted by a driver with our names ready to take us to the hotel. When we got there, we were escorted into the concierge where we recieved a free upgrade closer to the beach and informed of everything in the area. We recieved numerous discounts to neighboring resteraunts including PLANK, wich was so great we went... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The three of us stayed at this beautiful hotel from the 21st-28th August. The hotel is beautiful and the location is perfect (right next to 5th Avenue) but what stood out was the service we received. Particularly, Milly at reception, Antonio the bellhop and Roberto, the waiter at Indigo Beach Club. Upon arrival, we were greeted by Milly at reception... More

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

Dear Stacey G, It is absolutely wonderful to hear such nice comments regarding your experience with us at El Taj! We are happy that you had an excellent stay with us and that you felt the service to be top notch and very friendly! Our standard of service is to exceed expectations and create memorable vacations for every one of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This review is on behalf on my in laws Mary Connolly and Patrick McCarthy as they had the best vacation in Mexico. The place was amazing, the food was incredible and the staff very helpful. Muchisimas gracias a Carolina y sus companeros de trabajo en la reception. Andres y sus companeros de trabajo. Fueron excelentes y Muy atentos. Best vacation... More

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

Dear Mac2105, Thank you so much for taking the time to place your wonderful review on Trip Advisor. We are so happy we could create such fantastic memories for your in laws! Thank you for the lovely comments about our staff members. We always appreciate to hear such nice compliments. We will be sure to pass them along to our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I have been been vacationing in Playa del Carmen every summer since 2011 and once again this year we returned to El Taj — and it is still amazing, if not even better than our first visit. Over the years we have stayed in three of the CondoHotels properties and this year, for our three week visit,... More

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

Dear Axestone, We thank you for your generous and kind review about your experience at El Taj. We are beyond happy that we could continue to offer you outstanding experiences year after year! Surely our 3 bedroom penthouse units are outstanding and especially perfect when traveling with families as they offer extra space and great private rooftop sanctuary! We are... More

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

Mary Connolly " 2 most wonderful weeks in Mexico" The staff at the El Taj from ever so helpful Carolina and her wonderful co-worker at the reception desk to Andreas and the other fellow who was always asking if they could help to the staff who kept out apt so clean- what an amazing group- and the staff at the... More

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

Dear Mary C, How lovely to receive such a warm and heartfelt review such as this! We are so thrilled that you had an exceptional stay with us at El Taj and we are surely glad we could accommodate a wonderful vacation! We do hope plenty of options when choosing units so we are happy we could accommodate a nice... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful time. Loved the condo,very clean and had everything we wanted and needed. We loved that my 18 year old daughter had her own room and bathroom,never had that before. The people at the front deck very nice and helpful,helped us out alot. The pool was amazing and the food at the beach place was good all the... More

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

Dear mariaelena50, Thank you for your excellent review and your kind comments. We are more than happy that we could accommodate an exceptional vacation experience for you and your family! You are right, the spaciousness of our condo hotel units is well worth it! We have a choice of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom units so that you and your... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

El Taj was the perfect place to stop and relax in our 3 week trip around the USA. This was our first trip to Mexico and it did not disappoint. We were travelling with friends and stayed in apartment 357. Check in was easy, fast and so friendly. The service from staff on the beach was fantastic, nothing was too... More

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

Dear KylieGiles, We are so delighted that we were a very posotive part of your journey. Certainly when you are on vacation it is important to feel comfortable and pampered. We work very hard as a whole team to provide the best experiences possible for our guests. Our condo hotel concept allows flexibility and the feeling of home while being... More

Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excelent place! We stayed for a long weekend at unit 338 and it is perfect! Excelente location, just a block away from everything. Great service from everyone, when making reservations, during our stay and even after our stay.

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

Dear JuPaBa, We are so happy to hear about your wonderful vacation with us at El Taj. Thank you for being so kind to share a nice review on Trip Advisor. We strive for excellence each and every day by providing the best service standards and ultimate comfort for our guests from beginning to end. We do hope you will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are just coming to the end of a 14 night stay at El Taj that been excellent. The apartments are huge, comfortable and well equipped, staff cannot do enough for us and it is positioned right on the beach at Playa with shops and restaurants just minutes away. We have stayed in 311 Beachside that is described as across... More

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

Dear Louize, How nice to read such a wonderful and heartfelt review. We do appreciate you taking the time to share with us and the world on Trip Advisor. Certainly our location is a shining star. We are surrounded by everything wonderful about Playa del Carmen including the beach, amazing restaurants, shopping and excellent entertainment venues. While it is true... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a 6 night stay at El Taj. There were 6 different rooms rented as we came for a wedding. There are so many positive things to mention about El Taj and the staff so here I go. #1 - The Staff was the friendliest and most helpful of any place I've ever stayed. I want... More

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

Dear Puzzums, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your wonderful experience about El Taj on Trip Adivsor. We appreciate the fantastic compliments and we are glad that we could be a part of the magic in celebrating such a special occasion. Hospitality is our expertise and we do it with grace. Our staff is dedicated to... 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*
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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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