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Petit Lafitte

3.0 of 5 Carretera Cancun - Chetumal km 296 + 2.1 | Xcalacoco, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kent
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have never been to Mexico before and wanted to avoid the large resorts for something a little less impersonal. We did our research and Lafitte appeared to be ideal - and it was. We thought it was wonderful. Below are our thoughts on our stay. Food: Absolutely superb. You cannot fault it. Staff: Very welcoming, attentive, friendly and helpful.... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I booked our trip to Petit Lafitte as a "last minute" minute vacation to get out of the cold and snow of Ohio. We definitely made the right decision, because we both keep talking about how soon we can book another trip to the Petit! We have stayed on Holbox Island and a big resort type place... More 

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Buffalo, NY
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for our first time in Mexico and I think we hit the jackpot! I can't say enough wonderful things about this hotel and we want to return next time with our young son. Let me start off by saying one important fact about this hotel. They do not advertise their hotel as a place that is similar... More 

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We came back from la Petit Laffite two weeks ago. Our experience was amazing! We arrived with high expectations since we read so man good reviews and the experience proved to be even better. First of all, its a small hotel with less than 90 rooms. We have a toddler, and this was a great setting for him. We stayed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to Petit Lafitte and things were even better than we remembered from a few years ago. Having traveled to many places, I am surprised to see that it is rated only as a 3 star hotel, as it surpasses some of the 4 star resorts that we have been to. We were happily welcomed by... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at PL for seven nights as part of our honeymoon travels around the Quintana Roo coastline. It followed the madness of Cancun and preceded the awesomeness of Tulum. We loved the hotel and like others have only very positive things to say about it. The rooms are clean and well maintained, the hotel staff are mostly helpful and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just got back from our beautiful stay at Petit Lafitte, and like other reviewers of this lovely place, we have only the most positive things to say. The resort is attractive, friendly, on a little beach with some of the only good swimming available (due to the rocky nature of the local coastline), with delicious food and wonderful beach... More 

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Berkley, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent 8 days/7 nights at Petit. Our 3rd trip to the Yucatan, and the first to PDC. Our trip was filled with a combination of relaxation and adventure. This is a small family run hotel. The staff were very accommodating. Breakfast is amazing-fresh fruit juices, fruit and many other breakfast choices-try the banana pancakes- you won't be sorry. Dinner,... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When planning our trip to Playa Del Carmen, we thought about staying in the hotel where we were the first time: the Mahekal, to our surprise, it was closed, so we looked for an alternative with similar qualities. We wanted to live the beach, and that means to be meters away from the waves, so we started searching and found... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After only having a few days last April to visit Petit Lafitte for the first time, I made reservations before I left for Christmas vacation. So I was able to spend 10 days at Petit Lafitte this time over Christmas and New Year's and loved it. I have traveled and lived all over the world my whole life (well, since... More 

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Ivan F, Director of Sales at Petit Lafitte, responded to this review

Dear Katherine N, Greeting to The “A” from Playa del Carmen, Mexico. On behalf of family and staff who are part of the Petit Lafitte experience and tradition, we thank you for visiting us, liking us and returning. This has special significance as you are a well travelled person with a lot of mileage visiting and living in many cities... More 

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  • Great Place(5)
  • Entire staff(4)
  • Riviera Maya(4)
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  • Beautiful beach(3)
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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*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Petit Lafitte Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Petit Lafitte Playa Del Carmen
Petit Lafitte Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#10 Top resorts Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#12 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen

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