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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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    • Excellent49%
    • Very good31%
    • Average10%
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    “through vrbo” (14 reviews)
    “condo complex” (11 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Reviewed 2 March 2017

    We just got back from a week in Playa del Carmen having stayed at El Faro in Reef 403. My 3 stars are based on the overall experience and should not be a reflection of the property itself. Pros: Reef 403 is a lovely unit....More

    1  Thank cbrand
    Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

    We stayed in El Faro Residences Surf 208. The 2nd floor condo has 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms The 3 bedrooms with bathrooms attached were spacious as were the bathrooms. The 4th bedroom was smaller and off the kitchen. We used it as our grandsons...More

    Thank gdstech
    Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

    My wife and I rented Surf 304 for a week and thought that El Faro was a great complex in a great location. Temps in the mid to upper 80s. Pros- clean, quiet complex and one block to Fifth avenue for eating, shopping and coffee....More

    1  Thank JAnders444
    Reviewed 21 February 2017

    Nice unit, no Wi Fi which meant we had to go downstairs.I have my own business so it was very inconvenient. When we arrived in our room the property rep could not get the safe to program so she gave us the key to use...More

    1  Thank DENISEF499110
    Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here for a week with our two kids- ages 2 and 6 months. We had Coral 104, which was a ground level walk out unit with three bedrooms. The pool was fantastic. The kids loved it and there were plenty of chairs. The...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Concierge
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$152 - US$421 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • 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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    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
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    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.
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    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
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    "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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