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    Residences El Faro

    10th Street, between 1st Avenue and the Beach | on the beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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    1 room
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      2 adults
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          $217
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          Overview
          • Excellent50%
          • Very good31%
          • Average10%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible6%
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          “through vrbo” (14 reviews)
          “condo complex” (11 reviews)
          “washer dryer” (12 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
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          Kitchenette
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          Wheelchair access
          Self-Serve Laundry
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed July 9, 2012

          This was excellent experience for us and the all staff members were superb! There was an occasional problem with the water pressure, but it wasn't a big deal. It was through out the hotel/condo. We stayed in a condo that had an awesome view of...More

          5  Thank Towersbecks
          Reviewed June 26, 2012

          Beautiful pool, great servicehotel. great view, you can enjoy breakfast on the balcony. The best sunsets. Spacious and modern rooms. Fully equipped kitchen, very good location just a few steps from Fifth Avenue and minutes from shopping centers..

          5  Thank Alma Rosa L
          Reviewed June 7, 2012

          We travel to Cancun/Playa very often and were familiar with this condo complex. This was a full family trip with grandparents, siblings, kiddos, etc. So we rented two 3 bedroom condos. We emailed to get the rooms next to each other or at least close....More

          4  Thank Brad B
          Reviewed May 29, 2012

          If you have read any of my reviews, you will know that my wife and I travel Mexico often and like the finer things in life. It is our hobby. In the past we have stayed at Mayakoba (both Banyon Tree and Rosewood) and found...More

          5  Thank TylerREBroker
          Reviewed May 27, 2012

          Great location, beautiful and clean rooms, great view, and wonderful staff. Stayed with 4 girlfriends for 7 nights in room 503. Two things we needed that weren't there (hair dryer and corkscrew) they got for us immediately. Favorite things: 1. Balcony - spent mornings enjoying...More

          6  Thank Carol Ann M
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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Beachfront
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Concierge
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Microwave
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          Details
          • Price range
          • $197 - $411 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 65
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          • Location
          • Mexico >
          • Yucatan Peninsula >
          • Quintana Roo >
          • Riviera Maya >
          • Playa del Carmen
          • Also Known As
          • Encanto El Faro Hotel Playa Del Carmen ,
          • Residences El Faro Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
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          Traveler (286)
          Room & Suite (87)
          Pool & Beach (75)
          Dining (17)
          Hotel & Grounds (101)
          Bathroom (8)
          Business Center & Event Rooms (3)
          Family and Play Areas (1)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Anna F
          Our flight out of Cancun is at 10am, so we would have to check out earlier than 9am. Would that be possible? The policies say departure starts at 9am.
          June 6, 2017|
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          Response from ElFaroHOA | Property representative |
          Greetings from Playa, and thank you for your question. You would need to verify with the property manager with whom you have made your reservation to be certain. The property does have 24 hour security service, so they would... More
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          108cm32
          Was the seaweed gone? I know earlier in the year the beach and water were covered in reddish seaweed.
          May 19, 2017|
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          Response from Michelle G | Reviewed this property |
          we were there for 16 days. every day it was different. Its never a far walk to clear swimming. Clearly the best swimming overall was down by the pier.
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          m6007
          Hello we are deciding if we are going to rent a unit here in July. We have stayed in Playa del Carmen a couple times, the last time at Xaman Ha Condos in 2008. My concern is the beach. August 2015 we were in Cozumel and took the fairy over just for the day, and the smell and seaweed were terrible, we literally got back on the boat and got out of there. From reading some of the reviews I get their is still a lot of seaweed, and the beach at El Faro is rocky and narrow. Could someone please clarify if the ocean is swimmable and the beach is clean? I go to Playa for the beach and don't want to have to travel to Cancun or Cozumel every day to swim in the ocean 😠
          April 22, 2017|
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          Response from Gabriele | Reviewed this property |
          It's very rocky and narrow. Don't recommend it.
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          "Reef on quieter side, Surf next to beach club"
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          "Best views: Surf 208, Coral 303; Quiet: Reef/Coral block; Take 1hr massage. 30mins covers face down."
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          "Room 205 Surf"
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          "rooms in surf have view of sunrise"
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