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Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

El Taj Oceanfront was absolutely amazing. It is seriously an oasis right on the beach. Everything from the grounds to the actual units exceeded our expectations. I also loved that the beach club was apart of the hotel!! We can't wait to return!

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

Dear Brittkissinger, We are really glad to know that you enjoyed a wonderful stay with us and enjoyed to the fullest the service, facilities, amenities and special VIP benefits that El Taj provides for all guests 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...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful experience at El Taj. The staff was very welcoming, room was clean and spacious, food was terrific, and the pool refreshing. Because the beach was storm damaged we were given the opportunity to access other beach clubs. Those were both wonderful, each with its own unique flavor. I would highly recommend El Taj and hope to...

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

Dear Sharon K, We are really glad to know that you had nothing but a wonderful stay with us and enjoyed to the fullest the service, facilities and amenities that El Taj provides for al guests from beginning to end. As you’ve experienced, we combine the comfort of being at home with the luxury of a resort because we are...

Island Pond, Vermont
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned from Mexico where we stayed at El Taj in Playa Del Carmen. Let me start by saying I was kind of skeptical when I booked the reservation. We usually vacation in Florida and this was our first time going out of the country for vacation. We flew into Cancun on a Friday. The airport was a zoo....

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

Dear Nate W, We are really glad to know that you and your family enjoyed a wonderful stay with us and enjoyed to the fullest the service, facilities, amenities and special VIP benefits that El Taj provides for all guests from beginning to end. As you’ve experienced, we combine the comfort of being at home with the luxury and enjoyment...

Marlton, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice and clean Condos right in the heart of Playa. I was in a 2 bedroom and it was plenty spacious with all of the comforts needed. The maid service did a nice job every day with cleaning the unit. As others have said, the beach is small due to mother nature but there are plenty of loungers in...

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

Dear Nick M, We are really glad to know that you had an incredible stay with us and enjoyed to the fullest the service, facilities and exclusive VIP benefits that El Taj provides to all guests from beginning to end. As you’ve experienced, we combine the comfort of being at home with the luxury of a resort because we are...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

LOVED it, the room was very neat and clean. it has all kitchen appliances as well as a fridge , pan and dishes for you to use. Also your own water dispenser which was a plus, cause you can't drink the sink water out there. Office staff is there 24/7 they were very hospitable and helpful. Highly recommend.

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

Dear Thalia A, We are really glad to know that you had nothing but a wonderful stay with us and enjoyed to the fullest the service, facilities and amenities that El Taj provides for al guests from beginning to end. As you’ve experienced, we combine the comfort of being at home with the luxury of a resort because we are...

Arkansas
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited the same Oceanfront Penthouse for the last 4 years and truly love El Taj and the service there. But...after this year I am not sure we will return. No beach has become an issue and of course this is no fault of the hotel, but I want a real beach! Hopefully it will be restored. Here is...

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

Dear Ewr99, Thank you for sharing your hospitality experience with us. My name is Jack Perlman. I am the developer and an owner of El Taj. All our guests’ comments and experiences are really important to myself and our team; therefore, I always read and personally respond each Tripadvisor review so that we can continue to provide the service you...

Boerne, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in one of the condos right on the beach on the 1st floor. The location was perfect because it was close to the pool and the beach. The service on the beach was exceptional. All of the employees were eager to please and get you whatever you wanted. Whether it be an umbrella for shade or one of...

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

Dear Aannbb, We are really glad to know that you enjoyed a wonderful stay with us and enjoyed to the fullest the service, facilities and amenities that El Taj provides for al guests 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...

Plattsburgh,NY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked unit 340 , we had a very bad issue with penthouse 340. I have emailed jack perlman and not received an answer so I am trying through this forum as it appears it is watched daily. I do not want to give a horrible review as we love el taj and have stayed there many times, but the...

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Washington, DC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Go for a room with a rooftop deck! We have been to this hotel 4 times in the past and it has been consistently a great experience. The location is walking distance to everything. Beach is nice enough. It you'll want to walk a few hundred yards to avoid the fishing boats. The restaurant is perfect for dining with your...

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

Dear Boodus, We are really glad to know that you enjoyed a wonderful stay with us and enjoyed to the fullest the service, facilities and amenities that El Taj provides for al guests 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...

stpaullori
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed with another couple in the penthouse, it's an amazing amount of space for the money. The living room needs some updating or additional lighting,but we never even used it it because of our private patio upstairs with the jacuzzi, chairs, dining room table and the oceanfront view. It was great to have a full kitchen which was very...

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Dear Loristpaul, We are really glad to know that you and your party enjoyed a wonderful stay with us and enjoyed to the fullest the service, facilities and amenities that El Taj provides for all guests 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...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • 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: ₹ 10,415 - ₹ 33,080 (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 Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#14 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#24 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#26 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#26 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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“It seemed all rooms would be amazing but closer to the beach is always our preference.”
 of 5 bubbles brittkissinger, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Third floor rooms have a great view and a roof top terrace”
 of 5 bubbles NateW533, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“get a condo with a beach view”
 of 5 bubbles aannbb, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Try El Taj oceanfront, those are right on the beach and for around $$ less Taj beachfront is on the other side of street”
 of 5 bubbles lal2ghar, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We stayed on the beach front side of the property. I noticed there is another part of the hotel across the street”
 of 5 bubbles barrazta, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
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