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York, Pennsylvania, United States
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6 reviews
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My husband & I visited in late November. The entire staff were wonderful; friendly & courteous. I can't express how great everyone was. We travel frequently and have visited five star hotels. The staff at Petit Lafitte is among the best. Breakfast and dinner were included and the food was delicious. Lunch & drinks at the bar were inexpensive and... More 

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Blaine, Washington
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The staff was very friendly and helpful. We had the garden bungalow and enjoyed waking up with the monkeys and other animals out side our porch. The food was wonderful and was a real treat to be at the beach and be served there. The sunset wedding was so special and the staff did a wonderful job putting everything together.... More 

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Ivan F, Director of Sales at Petit Lafitte, responded to this review

Dear riptate, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are very glad that you came to S&J’s wedding. I personally enjoyed meeting you and the rest of the family and friends. We now have this memory in common and we hope it brings us together again in a not so far away future. All the best, Iván Fuentes More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for a long weekend in bungalow nueve at the end of October. I'm always a little hesitant staying at a new place, even after the research and looking at the pictures from every angle. Petit Lafitte exceeded my expectations and was perfect! It's hard to beat staying in a bungalow right on the beach, with your own hammock strung... More 

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Ivan F, Director of Sales at Petit Lafitte, responded to this review

Dear Peter and L. Nice to see your review. I gather it is getting cold at home in MN, and the memories of the warm waters and cold beer reappeared in your mind. We are lucky that you defeated your initial hesitation t try us and that the end result was one of expectations exceeded. Yes, you had the Honey... More 

Sarasota, Florida
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20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our fourth visit to Petit Lafitte in the end of October 2016. We had researched going to other beach destinations this time: Dominican Republic and Costa Rica to have a change of pace, but fell back on our favorite place for the following reasons: the charm of Mexico and its people, Mexican food and the awesome employees at... More 

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Ivan F, Director of Sales at Petit Lafitte, responded to this review

Dear Tropiczul, It has been delightful to see you discover Petit Lafitte a few years back and then see you return every year since. Moreover to see you book your room for your next visit before even leaving this last October. This is the greatest reward for us in our daily life’s mission. Connecting with our guests at a human... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply a perfect place to relax! The bungalow was incredible- quiet, beautiful, clean, complete with a sandy, palm tree lined short walk to the beach. Further, the food is absolutely top rate, and the service is tremendous. In short, we couldn't find one thing to complain about. We will return to this area, and will definitely be staying at Petit... More 

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Ivan F, Director of Sales at Petit Lafitte, responded to this review

Dear Curtis, T, K&K. We really appreciate your lovely review for your July stay. It is never late to speak well about something you like right? Is sounds like your are daydreaming about a next visit? We truly hope that your vision of a future return to Riviera Maya and Petit Lafitte become a reality for you and your family!... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been saying at Petit for more than 5 years, it's a beautiful place, very calm, the employees are super nice, it's perfect for a family vacation, always clean, rooms are pretty and have enough space, food is also delicious. You won't regret it!

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Ivan F, Director of Sales at Petit Lafitte, responded to this review

Dear Ana Paola G, Thank you for your review. We sure value your preference. You and your family are the type of guests who add a lot to the Petit Lafitte experience and we are lucky to have you. May your vacation experiences be filled of joy and satisfaction, Hasta la próxima. Iván Fuentes More 

Robbinsdale, Minnesota
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been coming to Petit LaFitte and its' predecessor Capitan LaFitte for over 20 years, and its' become our second home. As many people here report, the #1 reason we return is the staff. They all go out of their way to make you feel at home.

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Ivan F, Director of Sales at Petit Lafitte, responded to this review

Dear nsbrown113, You and S. are precious to us. Thank you for your kind presence and for sharing your stories, your new family members and for coming to the beach bonfires. Yes, this is your second home and we, your extended family. See you in February again! Enjoy the Holidays. Warm Regards, Iván Fuentes More 

Brooklyn, New York
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132 reviews
66 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like others have said, Petit Lafitte is a very relaxing hotel with an extremely laid back vibe. It sits on a nice and quiet stretch of beach. This is the place to go if you are simply looking to chill out on the beach. Bring some books, and leave your shoes at home. The included breakfast and dinners were enjoyable.... More 

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Ivan F, Director of Sales at Petit Lafitte, responded to this review

Dear Miles, Thank you very much for visiting Petit Lafitte. We’re glad to know that you left with a feeling of satisfaction and a hope to return here someday. That is the best reward for our work and the very raison d’être. It seems like you really enjoyed the vibe of the place, the service of our staff and also... More 

Durango, Colorado
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is awesome! We had stayed at Azul Fives right down the beach for a wedding and while everything was very nice and the food great, it was too big and we absolutely preferred our stay at Petit Lafitte. The location on the beach just cannot be beat and the ocean view bungalows are totally worth it! We loved... More 

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Ivan F, Director of Sales at Petit Lafitte, responded to this review

Dear Katie M, Thank you so much for your very nice review. We are so glad to read that you preferred your stay with us over the one you had at a neighboring upscale resort. This really makes our effort to maintain the energy and focus on food, service and chilled atmosphere, worthwhile. We are glad that you also got... More 

Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The people at this resort are extremely nice, from the front desk to the servers to the bartenders, all of them. The resort is a little tucked away gem. After some shopping in PdC, it was nice to come back to this quiet little oasis and sit on the beach or sway in a hammock. A couple of caveats- Pool... More 

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Ivan F, Director of Sales at Petit Lafitte, responded to this review

Dear Bryoungrc Your review is truly appreciated, specially because you had a brief stay with us, yet it was sufficient for you to merge with the Petit Lafitte ambiance. We hope your return home was hassle free. Thank you for the caveats. Yes, the three story buildings cast a shade over the pool area after 5 pm or so, depending... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Petit Lafitte

Address: Carretera Cancun - Chetumal km 296 + 2.1 | Xcalacoco, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: ₹ 13,501 - ₹ 25,910 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Petit Lafitte 3.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Petit Lafitte Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Petit Lafitte Playa Del Carmen
Petit Lafitte Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#7 Top resorts Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#13 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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“Book in advance if you want a king size bed (vs. 2 doubles)”
 of 5 bubbles Tropiczul, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Bungalows 1 and 9 are closest to the water, we were in 11 and it was perfect for us”
 of 5 bubbles katiem380, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The ocean view rooms have very nice resort/ocean views. ”
 of 5 bubbles bryoungrc, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We like the rooms in buildings close to the beach, though we spend little time in the room so the view is not as important.”
 of 5 bubbles Gretel410, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The bungalows with an ocean view are wonderful.”
 of 5 bubbles poodlepeeps2016, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
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