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San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a new review of a previous visit, but as I just made a reservation for an up coming trip back, wanted to renew a great trip. As a visitor to the "old" Capitan Lafite, I was hesitant to take my children for Spring Break last year. However, we were so happy with our stay. We had the cabin...

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Indianapolis
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Petit Lafitte was exactly what we were looking for. A place to relax, enjoy the the beach, be pampered, and do nothing. Big all-inclusives are not for us. We like the feel of a small boutique - and Petit Lafitte fit the bill. We were actually steps from the water. The food was outstanding - gourmet! The bartenders called you...

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Boyce, Virginia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the second year in a row that we have stayed here and it is a "true gem". Perfect location and the greatest staff you will ever find. The beach is wonderful, the food very good and everyone is so very kind. It is NOT the biggest all inclusive with lots of bars and swimming pools, but a VERY...

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Bella Vista, Arkansas
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second stay at the resort. Both times we have gone in a large group and the report has been perfect. Rooms are awesome, free breakfast and lunch are great, staff is amazon and super accommodating, drinks are CHEAP! Those of you looking for all inclusive should consider this place, the bar is super cheap and after 5...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This review is a long time coming, since we went last June. This place is wonderful! My partner and I were upgraded to a bungalow and absolutely loved the rustic feel and the short walk to the beach. Definitely not the mega resort feel. Someone said it remind them of family camp- and it does! The service was impeccable. And...

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nyc
Reviewed 1 week ago

the 6th time we stayed at petite lafitte and we stayed many times previously at posada de capitan lafitte it is a second home to us no sushi, no shoes, no dress up for dinner just beach, good food, good drinks, like minded people and wonderful staff after you are there for a day or two everyone on staff will...

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DC metro area
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned from five fabulous days at Petit Lafitte and can't stop talking about it - we're already planning our next trip. We based our reservation on the glowing TripAdvisor reviews and were thrilled with the decision. If you dislike mega, all-inclusive resorts (as I do!) then this is the place for you. If you want multiple restaurants with...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 week ago

There was a sign on our door welcoming my wife and grandson and I to Petit Lafitte and wishing us a very pleasant stay. It was welcoming us home, for this very special place, this unmistakeable gem, is our second home. My wife and I started coming to Capitan Lafitte in 1991, and after it closed and shortly after Petit...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We never tire of Petit Lafitte. As frequent visitors for the last 15 years, we always enjoy our time here. With all the large resorts around in the Rivera Maya, PL is a wonderful laid back alternative for those who prefer a small hotel with a casual vibe and the best staff in the world. If you are looking for...

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

PLF is a well-run, family beach resort, nestled between mega-resorts in Playa del Carmen. I am amazed this type of accommodation still exists. My adult daughter said it reminded her a bit of family camp! In fact, there were several families who stay for the entire holiday weeks each year. The staff seemed to know them well. There are 2...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Additional Information about Petit Lafitte

Address: Carretera Cancun - Chetumal km 296 + 2.1 | Xcalacoco, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $192 - $338 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Petit Lafitte 3.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Petit Lafitte Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Petit Lafitte Playa Del Carmen
Petit Lafitte Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
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#5 Top resorts Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#6 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#13 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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“The bungalows are worth the extra 40.00”
 of 5 bubbles melissacpettit, 3 days ago | Read review
“I would definitely ask for a bungalow, but all the rooms are good. I would think you should ask for a room on the third floor so that there is no one above you.”
 of 5 bubbles lindaaT6850WN, 6 days ago | Read review
“Bungalows on the north side are the quietest (with highest likelihood to see monkeys too!)”
 of 5 bubbles runjunkie1972, 1 week ago | Read review
“you can't go wrong”
 of 5 bubbles ilt523, 1 week ago | Read review
“All the rooms are fine with balconies. It honestly doesn't matter if you are in the front building or the back. The bungalows are nice as they have a loft that's perfect for kids. We've stayed in both and been happy. Haven't stayed in the newer bungalows in the back facing the garden. If you want to hear the ocean, I'd suggest the bungalows facing the water. ”
 of 5 bubbles AllisonR299, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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