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El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 10 March 2012

My husband and I went to Playa Del Carman last week to celebrate his 30th birthday. We stayed at the El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condo Hotel and we weren't disappointed. The staff was very courteous, informative and friendly. Miguel and Manual were very helpful with any questions we had throughout our trip. The location of the condo was perfect,...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 10 March 2012

We spent a wonderful weekend at El Taj recently and had an amazing experience! Our condo was state of the art, beautifully decorated, comfortable and had gorgeous ocean views. We loved the beach front with it's comfortable beach chairs, lounge chairs, and tables in the sand where you can eat lunch, breakfast and dinner. We found the service to be...

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Keller, Texas
Reviewed 9 March 2012

My husband and I had a wonderful trip to Playa. It was a pleasure meeting Jack Perlman and it is reassuring to see Jack keeping an eye on the hotel operation whenever he is in town. The oceanfront rooms are beautiful and the attention to detail is marvelous!

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 9 March 2012

This is not my first trip to Playa but staying at El Taj was one of the best experiences I've had. The help was courteous, informative and fun. The restaurant and breakfast was great. The setting is beautiful. The location is smack in the middle of a town with plenty of night life, shopping and areas for relaxation. If you...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 8 March 2012

Me and my partner chose the hotel based on Tripadvisor reviews and weren't deceived! We loved it. Beautiful spacious and renovated rooms and beautiful surroundings. The breakfast was not top though. I would say it was the best looking hotel on the beach. The reception was very professional and nice. We felt very welcomed there.

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Reviewed 8 March 2012

Location is perfect....the condos are beautifully furnished...the service is wonderful, and the staff are kind, thoughtful and smiley! I have been to Playa before, and as a fan of small boutique hotels, I will add this to one of my favorite places to stay. Can't say enough good things about the guys at the beach club, who somehow know everyone,...

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Mexicali
Reviewed 7 March 2012

I will start with the bad things first: Beach. The beach is full of fishing boats, for me this is not an inconvenience but the water in front of the hotel was dirty/brown not blue/clear. You can walk to left or right of the beach and the is better. Breakfast. The breakfast was complimentary during our stay it was very...

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Hollywood, Florida
Reviewed 6 March 2012

We had so much fun last year during the kids Spring brake that we decided to go back again! This time we upgraded our stay by moving to El Taj, which is located directly on the beach. Didn't have to worry much about the kids as every morning they would wake up and go straight down to the beach and...

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Reviewed 5 March 2012

There are a lot of great qualities about this property -- the condos are spacious, modern and very clean. The grounds are beautiful, the pool is well kept and it's conveniently located near the many great restaurants, bars and shops of Playa Del Carmen. So what's not to like? I'm glad that you asked. Let's start at the beginning --...

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Condohotels, Jack Perlman, General partner at El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear rwalker2018 Thank you for your valuable input and recognizing some of our great qualities. Most importantly thank you for bringing to our attention the cleaning and filleting of fish on the beach by the local fishermen. This is not only illegal but unsanitary and we contacted the local authorities to investigate this matter. Regarding the small fishing boats in...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 4 March 2012

I have been to the El Taj twice and cannot say enough about the property and staff. El Taj is stunning to behold, the staff is professional. The rooms are beautiful with great views nothing was left out, it feels exotic! We have rented the penthouse both times well worth the price. The location to 5th ave cannot be beat....

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: £141 - £336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel 3.5*
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 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#14 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#25 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#27 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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“It seemed all rooms would be amazing but closer to the beach is always our preference.”
brittkissinger, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Third floor rooms have a great view and a roof top terrace”
NateW533, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“get a condo with a beach view”
aannbb, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Try El Taj oceanfront, those are right on the beach and for around $$ less Taj beachfront is on the other side of street”
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”
barrazta, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
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