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El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel

TravelocityUS$267*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Streator, Illinois
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is our third stay at one of the condo hotel properties in Playa del Carmen. That speaks for itself, as to how pleased we have been with the accommodations & location. All of the properties are within blocks of each other and a perfect location to the beach, pools, shopping, dining & partying. The staff at all of the...

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

Dear CindylB8955DD, We are really glad to know that you enjoyed such a perfect vacation with us while enjoying 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 of a resort because we are all about...

Purley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

We thought this was so much better than a larger all-inclusive resort. It is located right in the middle of Playa del Carmen so you get out to see the local environment and experience a wider range of restaurants and shopping than in the big resorts, which are all a taxi ride away from the town. There were nice touches...

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

Dear Profitmike, We are glad you had such a fantastic stay with us! At El Taj we're truly committed with creating the most wonderful experiences for all our guests to make them feel at home on every getaway; this is possible thanks to our attentive team, fully equipped condos and well-kept indoor and outdoor facilities all year round. It is...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel itself is beautiful and the suite we stayed in was spacious and perfect for 5 people. It was a great lookout on the ocean and really lovely. There were not a lot of chairs around the pool areas and with the way the hotel was built there was a lot of shade around the pool. The beach by...

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

Dear Bonny A, 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...

Plainfield, Illinois, USA
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is beautiful. Our room was really well appointed with super modern luxury finishes. The overall facility is lush, well kept, and in a great location on the beach and blocks to 5th Ave. Having access to the gym was great (about 1.5 blocks away). The beach club was really nice too - nice loungers with good service and...

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

Dear Dan V, We are really glad to know that you enjoyed such a perfect vacation with us while enjoying 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 of a resort because we are all...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, these IS a beach, maybe 20 feet from the condo until the water. but most of it got washed away. Also if you are planning a beach wedding, these are many small boats tied up directly in front of the beach. It ruins a great view. Otherwise, we were there for a destination wedding. The property is clean, well...

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

Dear Bernie S, 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...

Dillon, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would give the staff/customer a very strong five stars! They were extremely friendly, helpful and accommodating. I would rate the El Taj property at five stars as well. Room 334 was just as the photos promised! I gave an overall rating of three stars because of the state of the beach and the beach club. Don't believe the property...

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

Dear Calmus01, 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...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was very good. The beach is full of fishing boats and lot of sea weeds, go to xpu ha or tulum for better torquise beaches. Room was extraordinary. King bed. Full equipment and kitchen. Shower can be better . Nice hidden pool. Value to quality ratio is moderate.

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

Dear Shady M, 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...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second time I have stayed at El Taj. It was fine, a little more dated than I remember the last time. Needs quite a few upgrades, but it was quiet and private. Stayed at the Ocean Front property this time, but the beach was nasty with seaweed so that was kind of a bummer. Last time, we...

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

Dear Lisa C, 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...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Linda Burchett went above and beyond to make sure our day was PERFECT. I would recommend her to all my friends and family. Her staff was so friendly and made the wedding super enjoyable. It was the best day of our lives! DJ Carlos was incredible!

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

Dear Melissa J, We are really glad to know that you celebrated with us your wonderful wedding, had a fantastic stay with us and enjoyed to the fullest the service, facilities, amenities and special VIP benefits 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...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our favorite hotel ever! Celebrating our honeymoon and we can say it's the Best crew, best rooms, best ocean view, best location and perfect rooms!! Thank you for your hosting!!! We will come back again, for sure! We love you! :-)

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

Dear Shelley S, We are really glad to know that you enjoyed such a perfect honeymoon and had a great stay with us while enjoying 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 of a...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • 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: $234 - $599 (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 Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#14 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#27 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#29 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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“Don't pay extra for the rooftop areas, there are always deals. It isn't worth $500-$800 more”
U4249PSlisac, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“I really recommend the penthouse condos with the rooftop jacuzzi and bbq. It's well worth the price. You won't be sorry!”
Cousy14, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“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”
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