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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, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Traveller (290)
    Room & Suite (223)
    Pool & Beach (96)
    • Excellent49%
    • Very good31%
    • Average10%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible6%
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    “through vrbo” (14 reviews)
    “condo complex” (11 reviews)
    “washer dryer” (12 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Wheelchair Access
    Self-Serve Laundry
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 338 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    We had a very nice experience at El Faro Surf 401 from 7-11 October. The weather was great and so were the accommodations. The key aspect of El Faro is it's location. It's a short block from 5th Avenue and right on the beach. We...More

    1  Thank mjsutt66
    Response from ElFaroHOA, General Manager at Residences El FaroResponded 4 days ago

    Thank you for your review, we are pleased you were overall pleased with your stay at Residences El Faro. We wish you happiness and happy thoughts about coming back to Playa!

    Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

    We take our vacation here every year. Beautiful, friendly people. Right on the beach plus a swimming pool. Location is walking distance of food, shopping, bars. Very clean rooms. Beachside service; food, beverages, and even souvenirs. Highly recommended

    1  Thank MaryL1966
    Reviewed 2 August 2017

    We found our room to be as experienced from pictures. The location can not be better if you want to stay in a central spot. The smell from the guest toilette was terrible, otherwise the room workwd good for us as a family. The resort...More

    1  Thank NorwayMale
    Reviewed 1 August 2017

    if you are looking for a mellow, quiet stay in the heart of Playa Del Carmen this is the place to be! i came with 11 girls for a bachelorette and we loved it! our hotel was quiet at night so we didn't have to...More

    Thank Caterina B
    Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

    Let me start by saying I was a little worried about staying in a new place in Playa del Carmen. Nine years ago we stayed at Xaman Ha Condominiums in Playacar, they were on the beach with nice pool and walking distance to everything, but...More

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    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
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    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$154 - US$433 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 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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    Traveller (290)
    Room & Suite (223)
    Pool & Beach (96)
    Dining (17)
    Hotel & Grounds (114)
    Bathroom (8)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    Anna F
    6 June 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
    19 May 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.
    22 April 2017|
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    Response from Michelle G | Reviewed this property |
    We were there for 16 nights.the water and beach changed daily.on average the ocean was better on the other side of the pier where you stayed before.its a short walk to swim ,I liked the location because it was convenient to... More
    Room Tips
    "stay in the "reef rooms""
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    "Most rooms face ocean but the few rooms that weren't didn't have a good view. Some 4th floor rooms..."
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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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