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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2011

We just returned from the most enjoyable and relaxing family vacation at Petit Lafitte. We stayed from March 7-14th in an ocean view room (2 adults, one toddler). We rented a car (not really necessary) and the drive was quite simple. The welcoming staff was very kind. David is so clearly skilled at making guests feel at home. More than... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2011

We just returned today from a six night stay at Petit Lafitte. The wonderful things that earlier reviewers have said about the hotel are true. The staff make you feel at home ... and so do the other guests. We met people who had been coming to Lafitte for 23 years! The hotel staff was extremely helpful -- David coordinated... More 

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Philadelphia
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2011

My husband and two boys (ages 2 and 4) just returned from a 6 night stay at PL. We chose this hotel based upon the great reviews on TripAdvisor. My husbad and I have also stayed at what used to be called ShangriLa Caribe (now called Mahekal Beach Resort) which is owned by the same company, so we sort of... More 

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rudybo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2011

Spent 5 nights. Had a fabulous time. The staff make this a special place, they are friendly, helpful, and truly seem to enjoy what they do. It is a calm and relaxing oasis.

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Denver, Colorado
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2011

We really wanted a quiet and nice resort – we found that in Petite Lafitte! The hotel was tiny compared to most Playa Del Carmen resorts (just 46 rooms) but we found it to be an absolutely perfect size –all the rooms are a twenty second walk to the beach (or, better yet, ten second walk to the bar). The... More 

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Hebron, CT
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2011

My wife and I had a nice vacation in Mexico. My fourth time to the country, my wife’s second, including our honeymoon 25 years ago. The situation at Petit was nice and quite, with a bungalow on the beach and the price was great but the decor was homemade. The resort up the beach an eighth of a mile was... More 

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Toccoa, Georgia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2011

Great Place near Playa Del Carmen. The service is wonderful. The employees are truly a great bunch of folks. We stayed four nights last week on a spontaneous getaway. While basic, the rooms are clean and in good order. There is a stocked mini refrigerator and all the bottled water you can drink. Wireless internet is included. Each room although... More 

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Lake Elmo, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2011

Each year in frigid February, my husband and I spend about two weeks at Petit Lafitte hotel north of Playa Del Carmen. Each year we are welcomed back by the courteous, sweet and cheerful staff-- the waiters, bartenders, housekeepers and primo chef make this trip feel like we are coming home.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2011

What stood out to me the most about Petit Lafitte was the staff. They went out of their way to make our trip the best it could possibly be. The attention given by the friendly workers is at a different level than any other resort in which I have stayed. The food is incredible, the accomodations are wonderful, and the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2011

Just returned from this quiet little gem of a hotel in Playa del Carmen. My husband and I were in need of some R & R and really did not want to be in the heart of Play del Carmen as we really just wanted to relax afterall so we opted to try Capitan Lafitte. We were pleased that this... More 

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