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Petit Lafitte

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Carretera Cancun - Chetumal km 296 + 2.1 | Xcalacoco, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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57 reviews 57 reviews
19 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Playa Del Carmen is not exactly our idea of an ideal beach vacation destination with all the overly touristy, over-priced, faux- fancy corporate resorts which is why we chose Petit Lafitte- one of the few smaller hotels(that's not a chain) with individual bungalows right by the ocean and set way farther apart from the others. We stayed in garden bungalow... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After reading the great reviews on Trip Advisor, I booked the hotel for five nights. I travelled with two teenage girls and am not a huge fan of big all inclusive resorts , or touristy Playa Del Carmen but I decided to take the plunge because the kids wanted to see Coba and Tulum. This hotel was excellent, so relaxing,... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I just returned from the most relaxing vacation. Eat, read, swim, relax, repeat. A special treat to see familiar faces from Kyluum. We had a bungalow and loved it. We did not know it was spring break when we scheduled our trip. Unless you have to travel during this time I would avoid it. Petit Lafitte staff... More 

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philadelphia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this place! We go back every year and it's like going home! The staff is incredible and really make the resort what it is. From David and the front to Martin, Antonio and Waldermere in the resturant to Jesus and Victor at the bar to dear Javier in the new gift shop and everyone in between, they make... More 

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Liege, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a charming small scale hotel particularly compared to the great amount of hôtels in the area, which is exactly what we looked for. It is composed of 5 small three storage buildings, and annexed are various wooden bungalows in a luxurious flower garden. The bedding and pillows in the room are of excellent quality, and the hotel is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our second trip to Petit Lafitte. We love the laid back atmosphere of this place. We went with our teen and pre-teen girls. We rent two bungalows. There is enough for the kids to do here (hang out with other kids, play pool, swim in the pool, go to the zoo, swim in the ocean) and yet quiet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came to Petit Lafitte with my boyfriend for a 4 night stay. It was absolutely incredible. From the moment you enter, the staff is EXCELLENT! They give you a small tour of the grounds and are always there 24.7 to help you. The beach is beautiful, and you can take lovely long walks along the beach. The bar opens... More 

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Vancouver
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was getting ready to write our review and saw that the most recent reiew summed up our experience very well. Pros: our room was clean and quiet when all the doors/windows shut. The beach was great for suntanning and we never had problems getting lounge chairs and umbrellas, the beach was rocky but we just walked a little further... More 

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Meridian, Idaho
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you Trip Advisor reviewers. Your excellent reviews assisted me in planning the best family vacation ever! I will try to make my review succinct and welcome anyone to message if you have any specific questions. See my other reviews during our Playa Del Carmen Vacation. Hands down, Petit Lafitte exceeded our expectations during our Spring Break, the last week... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
11 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

SUMMARY Full of families with children running around on the playground and taking up the entire pool and with a bar that is nearly empty by about 8pm, Petit Lafitte is definitely NOT for couples. The staff is extremely warm, welcoming, and competent, and the breakfasts are outstanding, but the dinners are mediocre. The beach and pool, while adequate, are... More 

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