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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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    Overview
    • Excellent49%
    • Very good31%
    • Average10%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible6%
    Travellers talk about
    “through vrbo” (14 reviews)
    “condo complex” (11 reviews)
    “washer dryer” (12 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Kitchenette
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    Wheelchair Access
    Self-Serve Laundry
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 3 March 2014

    My boyfriend and I have been coming to playa for many years and for the past five trips, have stayed at El Faro each and every time. We love this place! Therefore, I was shocked to read on Trip Advisor about all the timeshare nightmares....More

    1  Thank Kay M
    Reviewed 25 February 2014

    Four of us rented Reef 201 at El Faro for one week and walked away rejuvenated, relaxed and happy. In the months leading up to our stay, there were concerns over the issues documented with Encanto. All of my concerns were squashed by the expertise...More

    2  Thank COparrotheads
    Reviewed 24 February 2014

    The 2 BR/2 Bath condo we rented for a week was Reef 302- balcony looked out over the pool and the beach/ocean- heaven. Maid service every other day, so not too intrusive, and shopping and restaurants all close by. The only problem we had was...More

    1  Thank Stephany B
    Reviewed 23 February 2014

    This property is amazing - pool overlooks the beach - 2 minute walk to 5th Avenue. The unit we stayed in was on the ground floor and we could sit right outside our room at the pool. The unit had 3 bedrooms - master has...More

    Thank MWHMK
    Reviewed 22 February 2014

    We just returned from a week at El Faro. We were pleasantly surprised with our condo. The location is perfect if you want to spend time in downtown Playa del Carmen. And it's the perfect beach location as well. It's the best of both worlds....More

    Thank Kate P
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    About
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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
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$203 - US$413 (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 Playa Del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico
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    Traveller (286)
    Room & Suite (221)
    Pool & Beach (95)
    Dining (17)
    Hotel & Grounds (113)
    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
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    20 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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    "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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    "Room 205 Surf"
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    "rooms in surf have view of sunrise"
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