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Residences El Faro

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2017

I would like to complain about our recent stay at El Faro by TeAmoPlaya We found the whole experience unsatisfactory. In rough chronological order. We booked a 2 bedroom apartment suitable for 6 people, with a large double bed and and extra large double bed. The photo from Alberto’s whatsapp conversation (a TeAmoPlaya employee) was taken the day we arrived...

1Thank Natalie H
Niles, Illinois
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We stayed in Reef 103 which is a 2 bed 2 bath. We booked with Rentals your Way and I can highly recommend them. Very professional and responsive. The unit was nice and clean and was fine although somewhat tight quarters for 5 people. The unit was showing signs of wear and tear but overall I can recommend. As a...

Thank jbk999
Port Dover, Canada
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The four of us as a family had a fantastic stay at El Faro, staying in unit Surf 205. We booked our rental through BRIC Vacation Rentals, which was fantastic. They organized our pick up and return from Cancun airport. which was a little pricy, but easier then trying to find a cab that will accommodate 4 adults and luggage....

Thank yugithecat
Plymouth, Michigan
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This was our second stay at El Faro. We really love the location of this condo - it is right on the beach, has a good size pool, and is steps from all of the restaurants/bars on 5th Ave! They have 1, 2 and 3 bedroom condos all with balconies, nice furnishings, and great kitchens. We used to only stay...

Thank Beth N
Westerville, Ohio
Reviewed 4 January 2017

My family visited El Faro the day after Christmas and were planning to stay a week. When we arrived, the front desk person informed us that he only had one key to the room and if we lost it, we were out of luck because shipment of keys wouldn't be there until the middle of January. We went to the...

Thank Kristik2002
Highland, Utah
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I have stayed in three different condos at this property and really love the close proximity to 5th ave, and the beach. The rooms are very well maintained by the owners and the overall feel and vibe of the property is chill. The rooms are very quite and have exceptional ocean views from your balcony. With good onsite security we...

Thank DarrenNHighland_Utah
Saint-Lambert, Canada
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The location of this place is fabulous so is the pool and the decoration in condo Coral 305, except that: internet went out constantly TV was out for half the duration of our stay closet in master suite was locked by owners only one kitchen towel no kitchen cloth no condiments no soap for dishwasher or clothes washer no paper...

Thank christineleeming
Reviewed 2 January 2017

The Bric Hotel did a wonderful job meeting all our needs while we stayed at El Faro unit. El Faro was everything we wanted: right in the heart of Playa del Carmen, beach front, great pool, not crammed with people on the beach or the pool, great room amenities if we wanted to hang out in the room and snack...

Thank TheBonBon
Yellow Springs, OH
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Pros: It's a nice condo, but a little weird that there's no door on the bathroom in the master bedroom. Close to restaurants and nightlife. Great pool, though unheated. Easy check in process and the maids do a great job cleaning. Cons: Noise. There's a night club that blasts loud, thumping music sometimes til 6:00 a.m. This was an issue...

Thank Gabriele
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited Playa del Carmen in mid-October. We rented Unit 401. The trip occurred in "low-season", so the complex was relatively empty. The unit was fully equipped. The unit was very clean and well-located in the complex. This unit is a high unit so the noise from the beach front bars is not evident. The street noise...

Thank BBHall

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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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: ₹ 14,216 - ₹ 23,800 (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.”
  • Morning view of sea, pool and ground floor from coral 301
  • Looking towards balcony from kitchen of Coral 301
  • Furniture on balcony and looking into living from balcony of Coral 301
  • Looking at the sea/balcony from master bath of Coral 301
  • Looking at the sea from kitchen  of Coral 301
  • Part of balcony and entrance to balcony from both master bed and living of Coral 301
  • Looking into master bed and bath from balcony of 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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