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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This year was our eighth year in a row coming to this gem of a resort. As always we were greeted with the warmest hola's and welcome home. From the moment you arrive and kick off your shoes and settle in to the relaxed vibe of Petit, to the moment (with heavy hearts)you have to put your shoes back on...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply an amazing find just 3 miles North of downtown Playa del Carmen. Petit LaFitte is a hidden gem. As I stepped on property, all time slipped away. This is not a mega resort. It is a family friendly oasis. If you're looking for a relaxing vacation experience, Petit is the place for you. If you want a vacation full...

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2Thank BrianPDX12
Celestun, Mexico
Reviewed 1 week ago

Petit Lafitte is a great small resort getaway. Only 52 rooms and enough lounge chairs to accommodate everyone. No lineups or crowds, just excellent personal service from longtime welcoming employees. Meals are absolutely excellent and served in a timely manner. Happy Hour almost every evening along with excellent entertainment round out an overall great experience.

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Petit Lafitte responses give clear picture of hotel and services. From the reviews and the lengthy responses I feel like I know exactly what to expect and exactly what is promised. Can't wait! See you soon!

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Started going to this area in the early 80's (to sister property Kailuum) - this is my "go-to" beach to relax and explore the surroundings when the inspiration hits. As with many areas, beachfront properties have proliferated incredibly - but that's the way of the world, right? After visiting in 2016, I was very saddened to see a big new...

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2Thank Thomas M
Iowa City, Iowa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The essence of this place is intimate and friendly with a feeling difficult to describe. Petit's employees learn your names, they protect the monkeys and turtles, are funny and many have been here for years! Guests are great too! Met wonderful people that come back year after year and some like us are first timers that will become regulars. :)...

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2Thank Nanci K
Melfort, Saskatchewan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay here was incredible. The staff were very friendly, the beach and entertainment was great and the food was absolutely incredible. The rooms had all the amenities required and the resort and beach were kept very clean.

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New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Petit Lafitte for 3 days. We had a wonderful time .Very relaxing and low key. There was a nice beach and not over crowded. The food was excellent. We enjoyed the dinners and desserts. Service was excellent. David was friendly and charming. We would definitely return.

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Durango, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love Petit Lafitte. It is small, everyone is really nice. Great for relaxing. Good food. It has the feel of Old Mexico but with all the modern conveniences. Rooms are clean and the beds are comfortable

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Bethesda, Maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at Petit Lafitte for 5 days in January, 2017. Everything about our stay was wonderful: the room, the food, the location. We were specifically looking for a quieter, more relaxing and low-key spot than the big all-inclusive resorts that are all around that area. We couldn't have been happier with Petit Lafitte! If you are...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Petit Lafitte

Address: Carretera Cancun - Chetumal km 296 + 2.1 | Xcalacoco, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: €178 - €296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Petit Lafitte 3.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Petit Lafitte Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Petit Lafitte Playa Del Carmen
Petit Lafitte Riviera Maya, Mexico - Playa Del Carmen
Hotel Style:
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#6 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#13 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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“Stay in the main building for tv and/or to save money. Garden bungalows for quiet. Beach bungalows if the view is super important to you.”
 of 5 bubbles SwissMiss24, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“My husband and I rented a private bungalow! #7 Our bungalow was always cleaned by noon to include fresh linens, towels, water, restocked fridge and most importantly, clean foot dipping water to keep the sand out and not in! Every one seems to tip their cleaning staff at the end of their stay as you always have the same housekeeper. The office will give you special envelopes for this gratuity.”
 of 5 bubbles DixieandJohn, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The hotel is small and we enjoyed the garden view room”
 of 5 bubbles vandahigh, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I didn't see much a difference between the Ocean View and Ocean Front bungalows.”
  • Ocean View bungalow
 of 5 bubbles BrianPDX12, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“WE always stay in the Ocean-view Bungalows - the view of the beach and protection from the wind is so worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles Q6385EOtomm, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
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