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10th Street, between 1st Avenue and the Beach On The Beach, Playa del Carmen 77710 Mexico See on map
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Kitchenette
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Residences El Faro the first week of June, 2018. The location can't be beat: a very short walk to the ferries (to Cozumel) and an even shorter walk to 5th street. Normally on vacation (in the interest of frugality) we shop for...More

Thank Marvin M
Response from ElFaroHOA, General Manager at Residences El FaroResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your comments about your vacation time here in Playa and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us at Residences El Faro. We hope you and your family come back and stay with us again.

Reviewed July 30, 2018

We stayed in Reef 303 this past week which had an amazing pool and ocean view. I was very pleased with the room. It was clean and had an updated look. Both rooms and the living space had TV's and DVD players. WiFi was provided...More

Thank Chad G
Response from ElFaroHOA, General Manager at Residences El FaroResponded July 31, 2018

Thank you for letting us know that you enjoyed your stay at Residences El Faro, it pleases us to know that you were pleased with our pool and that you found our location, we are indeed close to everything. Reef 303 is one of the...More

Reviewed July 29, 2018

We stayed in El Faro Reef 101. Overall it was an enjoyable experience. The condo is as advertised for the most part; clean, comfortable, and an end unit located right on the beach. There was always a lovely view of the ocean. The issues that...More

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Response from ElFaroHOA, General Manager at Residences El FaroResponded July 30, 2018

Thank you for your detailed description of your stay with us at Residences El Faro, we will pass along your comments to the property manager for Reef 101. We are pleased you were satisfied with our security and reception staff, and yes, we are renovating...More

Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

We just got back from a week in Playa...this was our second stay at El Faro in the last 2 years. The two bedroom was great. Nice kitchen, bathrooms and living room. The A/C was cold!! We were on the first floor so we walked...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Me and some friends stayed in Surf 206 and it was amazing. The condo complex is close to everything you need in playa and they are reasonably priced. The pool was beautiful and very well kept. There is alot of seaweed on the beach but...More

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Response from ElFaroHOA, General Manager at Residences El FaroResponded July 11, 2018

Thank you so much for posting a review of your stay with us on Tripadvisor, it pleases us to know you enjoyed your time with us, and we certainly look forward to having you here again. We wish you well.

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Description
Our beautiful exclusive condominium property is nestled in the heart of downtown Playa del Carmen, and perfectly situated right on the beach. Our 65 suites have a fully equipped kitchen, dining and living room ...More area. The complex is comprised of three buildings, Reef, Coral and Surf, with one, two and three bedroom suites. These individually owned condominiums are spacious and each offers its own distinct style. Owners and guests enjoy our expansive pool, or basking in the sun on our beach front lounge chairs. Enjoy the view from your balcony; the impressive colours of the Caribbean Sea. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Concierge
Kids pool
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
65
Price range
$133 - $425 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Encanto El Faro
Also Known As
Encanto El Faro Hotel Playa Del Carmen
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Residences El Faro Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
Location
Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
65
Price range
$133 - $425 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Encanto El Faro
Also Known As
Encanto El Faro Hotel Playa Del Carmen
,
Residences El Faro Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
Location
Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
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Pool & Beach (97)
Dining (17)
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Questions & Answers
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TJONES7
September 5, 2018|
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Response from ElFaroHOA | Property representative |
Greetings from Playa and thank you for your inquiry. Surf 308 is managed by Rentals Your Way whose concierge is on site, so yes, you would come straight to the property to do your check in. Please let us know if you need... More
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Ryan M
September 2, 2018|
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Response from ElFaroHOA | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your message. We just started week three of the pool renovations, and we are progressing. The pool is officially closed until November 5th, but weather permitting we expect to be ready earlier. We... More
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sheila0131
June 17, 2018|
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Response from ElFaroHOA | Property representative |
Greetings from Residences El Faro, and thank you for your inquiry. The property does have wheelchair access to enter the property, and for access to the pool area. If you would like any pictures please send us an email at... More
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Room Tips
"First floor pool side."
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"All have water views, higher floors have best views, lower floors have immediate pool access."
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"Rooms at the coral or reef buildings are quieter than surf especially for the rooms facing the beach club."
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"The north wing (Surf) is next to a beach club (Zenzi) with club music virtually all night. Coral is quieter..."
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