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Manchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot fault this place at all and will definitely come back! We had an apartment with a rooftop terrace and hot tub and it was just amazing! We ate out some days but as the terrace had a BBQ etc we also had food and drinks on the terrace, music, hot tub, it was so relaxing. Apartment was really modern,... More 

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

Dear Krysp123, We are really glad you had 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 all... More 

ridgefield, ct
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30 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this hotel as a last minute booking and got it at a steal. We were 2 couples traveling and rented an ocean front 3 bdrm the day before arrival. The condo was spacious and very clean. The views are great. The location is a 3 minute walk to the infamous 5th ave. The only negative is that the... More 

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

Dear Mom22Ridgefield_Ct, We are really glad you had a wonderful 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 all... More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was at the El Taj with my family and the staff was wonderful from the front desk to the full staff. I was well taken care of housekeeping was wonderful the gentleman by the pool was wonderful. The ladies at the front desk are great overall my stay was impeccable. Incredible ocean front rooms very safe environment for my... More 

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

Dear Sal P, We are really glad you and your family had an excellent 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... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent ocean front condo with huge rooms and balcony. Great location with all the nightlife and restaurants within 3 blocks. Quant location a block away from crowds but feels farther. Nice beach bar and restaurant.

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

Dear JohnRLloydpsu85, We are really glad you had such an excellent 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... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great hotel. The service was amazing, the food was very good and the hotel is located in a good location, near everything. I will say that the hotel's pool looks very attractive in the photos on the internet but it is very small and not very fun to be at. another thing is that it seems that the hotel has... More 

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

Dear אילון ל, We are really glad you had a wonderful 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... More 

Miramar, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I found this condo/hotel through the Home Away website which is similar to like Air B&B. I worked with some travel agents to book two units at El Taj whom we're extremely helpful and great to work with. The experience we had at this condo was unbelievable from the moment we got there until the moment we left. Amazing front... More 

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

Dear M_Cartin, We are really glad you had such a great 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... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Our stay at El Taj (we rented 4 condos to host family members for our son's destination wedding nearby, but many more friends and family booked El Taj condos for themselves) was extraordinary in every way. Not only did the spectacular property more than live up to its online representation, its all-around beauty can probably never be adequately represented because... More 

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

Dear Joyce D, We are really glad you and your family had such a fantastic 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... More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 24 October 2016

My wife and I visit PDC once a year. We've always stayed at one of the mega resorts-all inclusive. We decided to try something different this time and stayed at El Taj. We are so glad we did. The place is amazing. The rooms are super roomy, super clean, and have everything you could possibly need. The staff is amazing.... More 

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

Dear William S, We are really glad you and your wife 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... More 

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107 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Here celebrating 50 years of life and 30 years of friendship. Staying in a lovely 3 br,2 bath beachfront condo- excellent value, breakfast included, complimentary bottle of wine upon arrival, 10% off its dining venue- Club Indigo, 60 min beachfront massages for $25. and all within a 5-7 minute stroll to the quaint , safe village of Playa Del Carmen... More 

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

Dear Marleneyi, We are really glad you and your friends 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... More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 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... More 

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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... More 

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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 )
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
  • 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: $250 - $938 (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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Also Known As:
El Taj Oceanfront And Beachside Condo Hotel
El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel Playa Del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico
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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
#21 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#23 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#23 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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