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Residences El Faro

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Quito, Ecuador
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really nice place, very calm, close to everything, staying here will save money in few aspects, you can walk to all places, you can buy to prep your own food, you have a kitchen, and big fridge there so everything is nice

2Thank Francisco F
Bolton, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I have been staying at El Faro for the last several years every time we visit Playa Del Carmen and have had only amazing experiences. Beautiful and clean rooms, excellent service all around and incredible staff. Thank you Yesica Condado for accommodating the girls and I on such short notice when other plans didn't work out, and...

1Thank saraganowski
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent 10 days at El Faro, Surf 308, with family and friends; the location is amazing, the complex is clean and the people that work there are friendly and very helpful, particularly Yesica Condado, who would check on us every day to make sure we had everything we needed. Because of people like Yesica, we will definitely come back to...

Thank Marian M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent the last week at Reef 201 and had a wonderful time! We were a bit nervous about the condition of the beach before arriving, but were pleasantly surprised; it was great. We took daily walks up and down the coast & enjoyed seeing other properties. The condo was great! When we arrived the master bedroom’s shade wasn’t working,...

1Thank Jcarrlaw
Salt Lake City, UT
Reviewed 18 April 2017

El Faro is a very decent and safe condo complex right at the beach and a block away from fifth avenue where you find some of the best places to eat/drink. Taxis stand is a stones throw away. We stayed here for a week - 2 adults and 2 kids (7 and 10). Adults were able to take a massage...

1Thank GKPai
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Spent last week at a 2 bedroom condo. Loved the location. We were within walking distance of everything. Great walking town. 5th Ave is all restaurants, bars and shops. Always felt safe. Our room was good, the AC worked well, the pool was fine and we walked on the beach everyday. We will go back again.

Thank flemmingmiller
Dyer, Indiana
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We have stayed at all inclusive resorts in Cozumel and Playacar and wanted to try something different. 2 adults and an 11 year old boy. We rented Surf 202 for 7 nights. The condo was like two oversized hotel rooms joined together. Compared to other places we have stayed it was the same, no better no worse. Maybe needs some...

2Thank rdilic8
Springfield, Oregon
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Our family of four (two teenagers) and another family spent the past week at Residence El Faro. We rented through Bric Vacation Rental and they were great to work with. The condo's were fairly nice and well kept. We always saw staff members doing maintenance and keeping things picked up. The pool was nice and the kids spent most of...

2Thank JReed1956
Arlington Heights, IL
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We rented 304, the condo and building is just about at the point where it needs some updating and maintenance. Some doors stick, drawers don't close, water pressure is bad, not enough plates/silverware/utensils, screen doors are ripped, mattresses and sheets need to be replaced, wood decks around pool need to be repaired, walls repainted or touched up. The beach was...

Thank AAASparky
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 13 March 2017

this is a really great condo and it is in a perfect Location. We stayed for 28 days in 202 surf and it was just like the pictures2 bed 2 bath with stainless steel appliances. the grounds are perfectly kept and the staff were all great and helpful. we booked thru Bric Rentals and we would not recommend using them...

Thank oilers99

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About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our beautiful exclusive condominium property is nestled in the heart of downtown Playa del Carmen, and perfectly situated right on the beach. Our 65 suites have a fully equipped kitchen, dining and living room area. The complex is comprised of three buildings, Reef, Coral and Surf, with one, two and three bedroom suites. These individually owned condominiums are spacious and each offers its own distinct style. Owners and guests enjoy our expansive pool, or basking in the sun on our beach front lounge chairs. Enjoy the view from your balcony; the impressive colours of the Caribbean Sea. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Residences El Faro

Address: 10th Street, between 1st Avenue and the Beach | on the beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico (Formerly Encanto El Faro)
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: ₹ 12,313 - ₹ 25,015 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Residences El Faro 3.5*
Number of rooms: 65
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Also Known As:
Encanto El Faro Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Residences El Faro Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen
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“Reef on quieter side, Surf next to beach club”
Jcarrlaw , 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Best views: Surf 208, Coral 303; Quiet: Reef/Coral block; Take 1hr massage. 30mins covers face down.”
  • Looking into master bed and bath from balcony of Coral 301
  • Part of balcony and entrance to balcony from both master bed and living of Coral 301
  • Looking at the sea from kitchen  of Coral 301
  • Looking at the sea/balcony from master bath of Coral 301
  • Furniture on balcony and looking into living from balcony of Coral 301
  • Looking towards balcony from kitchen of Coral 301
  • Morning view of sea, pool and ground floor from coral 301
GKPai, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 205 Surf”
JReed1956, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“rooms in surf have view of sunrise”
oilers99, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get your property management reps phone number. The front desk doesn't help as the condos are individually owned.”
jamescN3066OO, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
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