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Residences El Faro

0.4 miles from Playa del Carmen center
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  • Beachfront
  • Free Wifi
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10th Street, Between 1st Avenue And the Beach | on the beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Omaha, NE
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for a week with our two kids- ages 2 and 6 months. We had Coral 104, which was a ground level walk out unit with three bedrooms. The pool was fantastic. The kids loved it and there were plenty of chairs. The view from the room was amazing. We rented through Carribean Beach Properties and they did...

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Rapid City, South Dakota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Coral 102, on the ground floor. Walkout to a patio with the pool just beyond. It was perfect for 6 of us. Bars, restaurants and Walmart in easy walking distance. It was a little crazy on New Years eve with packed streets, our airport transfer had to park 5 blocks away.

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Key West, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The complex is in the best location possible for those who want to be center city and on the water. Unit Reef 101 is a nice unit, showing signs of wear and tear with a couple of the amenities broken but overall pretty nice. The services of the complex were as advertised and the security people wear mostly on top...

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Long Beach, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I researched and read reviews for months before settling on EL Faro. Other properties in close consideration for us were Mahekal Beach Resort, The Elements, and Magia. I ultimately chose this property based on price, location, and the pool. All of these points delivered for us and I would not hesitate to stay here again! We chose unit Coral 203,...

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 10, 2017

I would like to complain about our recent stay at El Faro by TeAmoPlaya We found the whole experience unsatisfactory. In rough chronological order. We booked a 2 bedroom apartment suitable for 6 people, with a large double bed and and extra large double bed. The photo from Alberto’s whatsapp conversation (a TeAmoPlaya employee) was taken the day we arrived...

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Niles, Illinois
Reviewed January 4, 2017

We stayed in Reef 103 which is a 2 bed 2 bath. We booked with Rentals your Way and I can highly recommend them. Very professional and responsive. The unit was nice and clean and was fine although somewhat tight quarters for 5 people. The unit was showing signs of wear and tear but overall I can recommend. As a...

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Port Dover, Canada
Reviewed January 4, 2017

The four of us as a family had a fantastic stay at El Faro, staying in unit Surf 205. We booked our rental through BRIC Vacation Rentals, which was fantastic. They organized our pick up and return from Cancun airport. which was a little pricy, but easier then trying to find a cab that will accommodate 4 adults and luggage....

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Plymouth, Michigan
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

This was our second stay at El Faro. We really love the location of this condo - it is right on the beach, has a good size pool, and is steps from all of the restaurants/bars on 5th Ave! They have 1, 2 and 3 bedroom condos all with balconies, nice furnishings, and great kitchens. We used to only stay...

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Westerville, Ohio
Reviewed January 3, 2017

My family visited El Faro the day after Christmas and were planning to stay a week. When we arrived, the front desk person informed us that he only had one key to the room and if we lost it, we were out of luck because shipment of keys wouldn't be there until the middle of January. We went to the...

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Highland, Utah
Reviewed January 3, 2017

I have stayed in three different condos at this property and really love the close proximity to 5th ave, and the beach. The rooms are very well maintained by the owners and the overall feel and vibe of the property is chill. The rooms are very quite and have exceptional ocean views from your balcony. With good onsite security we...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Residences El Faro

Address: 10th Street, Between 1st Avenue And the Beach | on the beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico (Formerly Encanto El Faro)
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $228 - $412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Residences El Faro 3.5*
Number of rooms: 65
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Also Known As:
Encanto El Faro Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Residences El Faro Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
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“Rooms nearest the front desk would appear to be noisy due to next door”
 of 5 bubbles mikecM4622JK, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Book Ocean Front rooms, the other side will noisy from the street”
 of 5 bubbles yugithecat, Jan 4, 2017 | Read review
“Get a room that overlooks the pool since the street facing rooms are noisier.”
 of 5 bubbles TheBonBon, Jan 1, 2017 | Read review
“We were in Reef 201 which is about as far away from the club music that you can get. Anything on the Reef side.”
 of 5 bubbles Gabriele, Jan 1, 2017 | Read review
“The rooms on the Reef side seem to have a great view without getting direct sun on their balconies compared to the opposite side”
 of 5 bubbles Agrob, Dec 5, 2016 | Read review
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