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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Today I just booked our 3rd trip to the El Taj and my family cannot wait to go back. We've stayed at a few places on our many trips along this coast south of Cancun but this is the one we go back to. This is a boutique hotel with beautiful Bali design and modern rooms with kitchens, laundry, and...

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

Dear Joe K, We are really glad you and your family had such an amazing experience with us and enjoyed to the fullest the service, facilities and amenities that El Taj provides from beginning to end. As you’ve experienced, we combine the comfort of being at home with the luxury and enjoyment of a resort because we are all about...

Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We visited Playa in January 2013 (high season) and stayed at the El Taj for about 12 days. We had a partial view condo in the Oceanfront building. We had the most amazing time and we're amazed at how quiet the condo was considering the clubs were just down the street. We were really looking forward to coming back. We...

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

Dear Peta B, Thank you for sharing your hospitality experience with us. We deeply value all feedback that is received since it is an important tool for us to create even greater experiences for our guests in the future. As I truly appreciate your comments and suggestions, let me extend a sincere apology regarding the situations that had such impact...

Reviewed 10 October 2016

My fiance and I stayed at El Taj during our visit to check out the area for our upcoming destination wedding. In planning, the hotel staff was wonderful. Lourdes (reservations manager) was incredibly helpful in setting up/confirming out stay and tour of the various properties along with a car from the airport to hotel. Upon arrival, the staff was incredibly...

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

Dear Tanya D, We are glad you and your fiance had such a wonderful stay with us and truly enjoyed #TeamElTaj thorough attention! 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...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We were staying at the sister hotel to this hotel just one block up however we were able to use the beach chairs and have breakfast here. The staff are great. Very friendly and efficient. We had breakfast here on many occasions. The buffet is great and the food from the menu is delicious. On the our first day in...

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

Dear Text100000, We are really glad you had such an amazing experience with us and enjoyed to the fullest the service, facilities and amenities that El Taj provides from beginning to end. As you’ve experienced, we combine the comfort of being at home with the luxury and enjoyment of a resort because we are all about creating unique moments for...

Reviewed 23 September 2016

My wife and I and three small children stayed at El Taj at the beginning of September '16. We really loved it. We had a lovely, spacious 3 bedroom condo with a hot tub on the terrace. The kitchen was well equipped, and the washer-dryer came in very handy with three children! El Taj looks wonderful - all curved lines,...

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

Dear Rodney E, We are glad youand your family 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...

Anaheim, California
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Everyone was a hundred percent professional and accommodating not to mention the receptionist at the desk by her name Patty!! She was phenomenal sincerely transparent!! We stayed in the penthouse and the rooms were extremely spacious lots of storage super sophisticated. The kitchen and living room was also spacious, ideal for big groups. The seal on the top deck was...

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Dear Alma L, We are really glad you had such an amazing experience with us and enjoyed to the fullest the service, facilities and amenities that El Taj provides from beginning to end. As you’ve experienced, we combine the comfort of being at home with the luxury and enjoyment of a resort because we are all about creating unique moments...

Texas City, Texas
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This place had awesome condos. It was right on the beach and centrally located. 2 blocks and you are where all the action happens. There was no noise issue. I would definitely stay here again. No need for a car.

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

Dear Resendez88, 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...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

El Taj is a beautiful hotel. We stayed in one of the lower level rooms and it was extremely spacious and completely spotless. We actually preferred it to our apartment at home! There wasn't a lot of natural light unfortunately and our view was of a building site but we got one of the more basic rooms because we brought...

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

Dear SJHooley, We are really glad you had such an amazing experience with us and enjoyed to the fullest the service, facilities and amenities that El Taj provides from beginning to end. As you’ve experienced, we combine the comfort of being at home with the luxury and enjoyment of a resort because we are all about creating unique moments for...

Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We absolutely loved our stay here. The staff are wonderful and very personable, and go out of their way to take care of you. We loved everyone we meet and interacted with there. The condos are spacious and clean, and very much feel like home while you stay there. The pool is fantastic, as is the view of the beach....

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

Dear Jackie H, We are glad you had such a wonderful stay with us and truly enjoyed #TeamElTaj thorough attention! 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...

Reviewed 14 September 2016

I was very happy and so pleased with everything but the beach in front of the hotel is not my favorite at all. To many rocks and seaweeds. But I had a great time, its located on a beautiful center where we have lots of stores, shopping, food for all taste, great location. I was able to enjoy a nice...

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Dear Regina D, We are really glad you had such an amazing experience with us and enjoyed to the fullest the service, facilities and amenities that El Taj provides from beginning to end. As you’ve experienced, we combine the comfort of being at home with the luxury and enjoyment of a resort because we are all about creating unique moments...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • 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
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • 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: €163 - €607 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 57
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El Taj Oceanfront And Beachside Condo Hotel
El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel Riviera Maya, Mexico - Playa Del Carmen
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#5 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#5 Business Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#14 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#23 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#25 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#25 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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“Stay on an upper floor in the main building (not the smaller one across the street) face the pool and close to the main entrance.”
 of 5 bubbles MidwestGal16, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Penthouse rooms have huge terraces.”
 of 5 bubbles abernes, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“unit 337 was perfect”
 of 5 bubbles M_Cartin, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Oceanfront penthouse had spectacular ocean views and private rooftop with palapa and hot tub - the most breathtaking view in all of Playa.”
  • View from palapa on our oceanside penthouse rooftop
  • View from our oceanside penthouse rooftop
 of 5 bubbles 983joyced, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“great location, great value”
 of 5 bubbles williamsU3268PJ, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
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