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Cancun, Mexico
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just have a business weekend at the beautiful Taj. They have beautiful rooms with all the necessary to share a family, friends or business time into the room or in the top of the suites where you have a private jacuzzi BBQ area and a lounge. They have easy access to the beach, quaint landscapes but over that the...

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PlayaAssoc, Owner at El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Fran L, We are really glad to know that you enjoyed a wonderful stay with us and enjoyed to the fullest the service, facilities and amenities that El Taj provides for al guests from beginning to end. As you’ve experienced, we combine the comfort of being at home with the luxury and enjoyment of a resort because we are...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at El Taj for 4 days and I realized I didn't write a review for this fantastic place. The customer service was amazing. The suites were spectacular and very spacious and clean. We loved every minute of our stay. The pool was beautiful. We didn't stay in the area for the beach but walk along...

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PlayaAssoc, Owner at El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Birikinna, We are really glad to know that you and your husband enjoyed a wonderful and romantic experience with us and enjoyed to the fullest the service, facilities and amenities that El Taj provides for all guests from beginning to end. As you’ve experienced, we combine the comfort of being at home with the luxury and enjoyment of a...

San Jose, California
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Hands down the best place to stay if have families and kids. We stayed for 6 nights during new years time. The unit has full kitchen, one large bedroom and big big bathroom. The kitchen is modern and the washer dryer was a great addition. The kids were always in water for one reason or other and its great to...

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PlayaAssoc, Owner at El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lal2ghar, We are really glad to know that you enjoyed a wonderful stay with us and enjoyed to the fullest the service, facilities and amenities that El Taj provides for al guests from beginning to end. As you’ve experienced, we combine the comfort of being at home with the luxury and enjoyment of a resort because we are all...

Oaxaca, Mexico
Reviewed 1 January 2017

The rooms are comfortable and ample. Full kitchen with everything you probably will not use. Fridge had some good craft beers! Soap and shampoo is cacao (chocolate) infused, you’ll want to eat it. 5th avenue is just a couple of blocks away which makes it very convenient. Keep in mind, most big resorts are NOT walking distance from 5th avenue...

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PlayaAssoc, Owner at El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Barrazta, We are really glad to know that you enjoyed a top-notch experience with us and enjoyed to the fullest the service, facilities and amenities that El Taj provides for al guests from beginning to end. As you’ve experienced, we combine the comfort of being at home with the luxury and enjoyment of a resort because we are all...

scottsdale
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I had not been to PDC since 2004 and it has changed dramatically. It has grown a lot in the past 12 years...my husband found it too commercial nowadays, but I still really liked it. El Taj is a great choice...we stayed in unit 339 with 3 couples and it was wonderful. Beautiful condo and excellent service. We paid for...

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PlayaAssoc, Owner at El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Shendrix, Thank you for sharing your hospitality experience with us. My name is Jack Perlman. I am the developer and an owner of El Taj. All our guests’ comments and experiences are really important to myslef and our team; therefore, I always read and personally respond each Tripadvisor review so that we can continue to provide the service you...

Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We came to this hotel to enjoy some great time with my friends who came to visit me. We stayed in a family room and honestly it really needs a complete renovation. The furniture is old and the lighting does not work. The cleaning is terrible. The hotel staff does not know Playa del Carmen to give us info. The...

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PlayaAssoc, Guest Relations Manager at El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Misy58, Thank you for sharing your hospitality experience with us. My name is Jack Perlman. I am the developer and an owner of El Taj. All our guests’ comments and experiences are really important to myslef and our team; therefore, I always read and personally respond each Tripadvisor review so that we can continue to provide the service you...

chichullo
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We rented 2 condos here for 10 days. Traveling with my husband, daughter and her partner. The rooms were good size , clean and well equipped. I rented a partial view room thinking I would have a peak a boo view of the ocean. Nope . No view of anything. The pool was ok , nothing special. The beach restaurant...

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PlayaAssoc, Owner at El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Chichullo, Thank you for sharing your hospitality experience with us. My name is Jack Perlman. I am the developer and an owner of El Taj and as you’ve noticed, our guests’ comments and experiences are really important to us; therefore, I always read each Tripadvisor review so that we can continue to provide the service you expect. We deeply...

Corpus Christi, Texas
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This is a mid size hotel right on the beach. Unfortunately, even due to beach erosion, which is no fault of the hotel, you cannot get in the water because of the fishing boats anchored to the beach. You have to beach somewhere else if you want to go in the water. This hotel has arrangements with other hotels to...

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PlayaAssoc, Owner at El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sstexasham, Thank you for sharing your hospitality experience with us. My name is Jack Perlman. I am the developer and an owner of El Taj and as you’ve noticed, our guests’ comments and experiences are really important to us; therefore, I always read each Tripadvisor review so that we can continue to provide the service you expect. We deeply...

Maui, Hawaii
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

I gave the El Taj only 3 stars not based on the accommodations (which are lovely), but mainly due to the fact that the food is NOT very good, the front desk manager and desk attendants are not personable or helpful and the beach has pretty much been eroded away. Understand the beach erosion is of out of their control,...

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PlayaAssoc, Owner at El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear RichLee1967, Thank you for sharing your hospitality experience with us. My name is Jack Perlman. I am the developer and an owner of El Taj and as you’ve noticed, our guests’ comments and experiences are really important to us; therefore, I always read each Tripadvisor review so that we can continue to provide the service you expect. We deeply...

Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Sold us an ocen view and gave us one with a completely obstructed view. Couldn't see anything unless you stood on the table. Granted, before all the beach erosion and need to put heavy potted foliage to barrier the room and hotel outside dining area, I bet it did have a great ocean view. But it now has NO view!...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Taj Condo Hotel consists of 57 spacious condos situated on 2 separate properties in front of the beach. El Taj oceanfront is directly on the beach and El Taj Beachside is across the street. Guests get to use all the on site amenities including our exclusive beach club. We offer 2 incredible heated pools. The relaxing heated pool on Beachside property is an exotic black mosaic infinity pool with an extra large Jacuzzi while the oceanfront heated pool sits right on the beach in front of our exclusive beach club. We're located in the most liveliest area of Playa that offers the convenience of having the best restaurants, nightlife and shopping within one block from your vacation home.Each Condominium offers expansive floor plans and superb finishes. The Beachside condos have private terraces that are surrounded by exotic plants, Lilly ponds and all face the pool and cascading waterfalls. All the penthouse units in El Taj Beachside feature ocean views from the private roof decks. All the oceanfront units have views of the ocean.Each condo comes with fully equipped kitchens and the finest details including flat screen TVs in all the rooms. We provide the same services usually associated with some of the finest hotels. Our designers traveled the globe to Indonesia trying to recreate an environment reminiscent to Bali. . ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel

Address: 1 Norte Esquina Calle 14 Norte | Corner 16th Street, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: £135 - £393 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 57
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Also Known As:
El Taj Oceanfront And Beachside Condo Hotel
El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel Mexico/Riviera Maya - Playa Del Carmen
Hotel Style:
#5 Business Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#5 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#14 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#25 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#26 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#26 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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“Try El Taj oceanfront, those are right on the beach and for around $$ less Taj beachfront is on the other side of street”
 of 5 bubbles lal2ghar, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We stayed on the beach front side of the property. I noticed there is another part of the hotel across the street”
 of 5 bubbles barrazta, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“339 is a great 3 bedroom unit that is ocean front.”
 of 5 bubbles shendrix, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Stay on an upper floor in the main building (not the smaller one across the street) face the pool and close to the main entrance.”
 of 5 bubbles MidwestGal16, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Penthouse rooms have huge terraces.”
 of 5 bubbles abernes, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
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