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El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel

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Maui, Hawaii
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

I gave the El Taj only 3 stars not based on the accommodations (which are lovely), but mainly due to the fact that the food is NOT very good, the front desk manager and desk attendants are not personable or helpful and the beach has pretty much been eroded away. Understand the beach erosion is of out of their control,...

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

Dear RichLee1967, Thank you for sharing your hospitality experience with us. My name is Jack Perlman. I am the developer and an owner of El Taj and as you’ve noticed, our guests’ comments and experiences are really important to us; therefore, I always read each Tripadvisor review so that we can continue to provide the service you expect. We deeply...

Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Sold us an ocen view and gave us one with a completely obstructed view. Couldn't see anything unless you stood on the table. Granted, before all the beach erosion and need to put heavy potted foliage to barrier the room and hotel outside dining area, I bet it did have a great ocean view. But it now has NO view!...

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New York
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Not a luxury hotel, but overall a nice place to stay close to the sea. The room is modern and spacious. Only one problem, the shower was not very convenient to use since I have to hold it by hand. Love the design of the jacuzzi. The pool was small but well designed. Breakfast in Indigo Veach Club was good,...

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

Dear MissPeachPeach, We are really glad to know that you have enjoyed a wonderful vacation 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 we are...

River Vale, New Jersey
Reviewed 27 November 2016

El Taj condos are gorgeous, we could not believe how luxurious they are. The staff is wonderful, and the concierge, especially Marisol, are extremely helpful. We will definitely return again, thank you for everything!!

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

Dear Wendyconway, We are really glad to know that you enjoyed a top-notch experience 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...

California
Reviewed 25 November 2016

This place was great - it had a pool on the ocean, and the rooms had beautiful views. Some even had their own hot tubs! We went with a group of friends and had a 3bd apt with a shared living room/kitchen. You can walk 5-10 min to the main street of Playa which is great. We also went scuba...

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

Dear Trvlr4life945, We are really glad to know that you and your friends enjoyed a wonderful experience 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...

Evanston, Illinois
Reviewed 23 November 2016

El Taj is by far the greatest value for accommodations in Playa. Their website shows each room and it's amenities. Most (if not all) have a full, state of the art kitchen allowing you to save on meals. Walk over 1-2 blocks away from the tourist area (I cannot recall the name of the street but it's the only way...

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

Dear MidwestGal16, We are really glad to know that you enjoyed a wonderful experience with us and enjoyed to the fullest the service, facilities and amenities that El Taj provides fr 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...

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Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

we are currently staying in 341 and there is no ocean view at all and it it noisy. the view from the bedroom is a commercial area and the view from the living room is plants. the unit does not face the ocean. no ocean view. here is the description that is very misleading. true disappointment. "This is the largest...

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Wichita, Kansas
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We could not have been happier with this place. The staff was fantastic and room 341 and 342 were great. We found out when we arrived that due to previous storms and vary high tide the beach had been all but washed away but what was left was great. being set at Indigo Beach Club which in its self was...

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

Dear Mcikfish, We are really glad to know that you and your wife 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...

Monroe, New York
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Rented Beachside 312 for a girlfriends getaway. We had a fantastic 2 bedroom accommodation with modern amenities that was immaculate. The bonus was a rooftop terrace with ocean views, hot tub, BBQ and ample seating for friends to gather as some of our party were staying over at Playa Palms next door. The staff were fantastic and strived to make...

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

Dear Abernes, We are really glad you and your girlfriends 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...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016 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,...

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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...

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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 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#26 Luxury 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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