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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 199 Hotels in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What an incredible experience! From the reservation process through our reluctant departure, this hotel provided exceptional service and accommodations. The concierge made sure we had the best of everything at the best price. Friendly, casual, immaculate, personal touches, delicious food. We can't wait to go back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the beach at Riviera Maya, with the beautiful caribe in front of you, this little jewel of a hotel is the perfect place for those of us trying to escape the huge concrete buildings where your life is planned by the hotel staff and you go back home more stressed than when you left. The staff is marvelous, nothing... More

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Egham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very surprising little chalet resort - but not for those wishing to find a big sprawling concrete hotel with mega facilities. What a joy to throw your shoes/ sandals onto the porch and not even really think about having to put them back on for a few days even to go to supper or for a drink... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights of our vacation. We liked how the hotel was not so commercial. It reminded me of coming to a home rather than a huge resort. The arrangement of the buildings also allowed our room to be just steps from the pool and beach. Our stay also included breakfast, which was very... More

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Mendham, New Jersey
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our second time at Petit and it was as enjoyable as our first. We stayed at one of the beachside bungalows (highly recommend this if you can get one) with my wife and 2 children (12 & 16). They can provide a rollaway bed if you ask. It is great being able to walk out to the beach... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

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
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

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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  • Ocean views(8)
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  • Friendly and helpful(6)
  • Great Place(6)
  • Riviera Maya(6)
  • Beautiful beach(5)
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  • Very clean(3)
  • Very nice(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*
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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

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