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Petit Lafitte

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   Carretera Cancun - Chetumal km 296 + 2.1 | Xcalacoco, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Ranked #14 of 200 hotels in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is quite hidden from the hustle and bustle of playa del Carmen and what you get is a real beach experience. The bungalows are awesome just steps away from the sand and a hundred feet from the beach.

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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived by taxi down a dirt road that was fenced off and being used by construction trucks. The map looked like the hotel would be closer to town, but was a 20 minute cab ride. It was an extra $40 a day to add my 14 year old son so he could eat breakfast, which I thought was very... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time here and probably our fifth time to the Playa area in the last 10 years. If you are looking for a quiet, very slow paced place, this is the place for you. We stayed in one of the bungalows which was very close to the beach. A/C was great, Bathroom good. Food was pretty good.... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have to thank the Petit Lafitte family again for giving us a truly unforgettable experience. This review could never express our gratitude and everlasting effect and memories that we took with us home. Every detail was executed flawlessly, and the jovial staff whose been there at least 10 years made it more of a family affair. You could not... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Petit Laffite is a smallish, charming, professionally run hotel. It's small enough that it has a bed and breakfast feel. You get to know many of your fellow guests who come from seemingly everywhere. Likewise, the staff is relatively small, incredibly hard working, and very friendly. The staff, not only the front desk, are an excellent resource for local... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this hotel was a pleasant suprise. it was much more than i expected for the price range. this is a small intimate resort where you get to know your fellow guest at the beach bar. the grounds are very well maintained with a nice relaxing pool right in the middle of everything. the rooms are good sized with a tiled... More

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Laguna Niguel, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was awesome to walk onto the white sand straight from our bungalow. The hotel staff were very accommodating. The hammocks outside our door were actually comfortable and the best way to get lost in our summer novels. Three of us enjoyed a relaxing massage on the beach. Our meals were fresh and delicious very night. I would recommend Petit... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our second time here and it never disappoints. Private, secluded and quiet little resort North of Playa. Pristine beach to swim and snorkel, uncrowded pool and good breakfast and dinner selections. David, Luis, Lorena, Javier and the rest of the staff are very friendly and attentive. They even prepared a delicious fruit cake with a candle for our... More

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Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not a luxury place, but frankly I was looking for a place like this. I wanted to avoid the crodws. It is really relaxing and staff really takes care of you. I asked for extra pillows and got them iso-facto. Little beach but very nice if you walk 10 meters to the north. very clean room and plenty... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed the last 2 nights of our Mexico vacation. We chose Petit Lafitt due its location outside Playa del Carmen, and closer to the airport. Its located in a quit area right at the beach. Further there is a nice pool. Its a bit more outside Carmen, than we expected. We walked along the beach to town (5½ km) and... More

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Address: Carretera Cancun - Chetumal km 296 + 2.1 | Xcalacoco, 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:3 star — Petit Lafitte 3*
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Petit Lafitte Playa Del Carmen
Petit Lafitte Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

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