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Long Beach, California
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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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Lakeland, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of this place is fabulous so is the pool and the decoration in condo Coral 305, except that: internet went out constantly TV was out for half the duration of our stay closet in master suite was locked by owners only one kitchen towel no kitchen cloth no condiments no soap for dishwasher or clothes washer no paper...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bric Hotel did a wonderful job meeting all our needs while we stayed at El Faro unit. El Faro was everything we wanted: right in the heart of Playa del Carmen, beach front, great pool, not crammed with people on the beach or the pool, great room amenities if we wanted to hang out in the room and snack...

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Yellow Springs, OH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros: It's a nice condo, but a little weird that there's no door on the bathroom in the master bedroom. Close to restaurants and nightlife. Great pool, though unheated. Easy check in process and the maids do a great job cleaning. Cons: Noise. There's a night club that blasts loud, thumping music sometimes til 6:00 a.m. This was an issue...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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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)
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $309 - $541 (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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“Book Ocean Front rooms, the other side will noisy from the street”
 of 5 bubbles yugithecat, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get a room that overlooks the pool since the street facing rooms are noisier.”
 of 5 bubbles TheBonBon, 1 Jan 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, 1 Jan 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, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We had no problem with noise during the night from the clubs or the beach area.”
 of 5 bubbles patriciagM384PN, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
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