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37 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 30 November 2014

Have just returned from a 6 night stay at Petite Lafitte. We stayed in an ocean view bungalow. The bungalows are log cabins located right on the beach surrounded by palm trees. The cabin was not 5 star luxury, but was clean and adequate for our needs. The meals were of a very high standard, waitered served in the dining... More 

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

Hola Roundtheglobe 13, We’re very glad to hear your enjoyed Petit Lafitte’s location for your 6 night stay in one of our bungalows. We designed the bungalows to be elegantly rustic, so we equipped them with all the amenities of the standard section, like a very nice AC unit, mini-bar, coffee maker, safe deposit box etcetera. Thank you for your... More 

Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 15 November 2014

Our daughter's wedding was held here. We and our guests had the entire place to ourselves for the weekend, occupying 40/50 rooms. Their wedding/event planner did a fantastic job in helping us plan the wedding and put us in contact with vendors for music, airport pickups, videographer, hair/make-up, etc... They were a real pleasure to work with. We had preliminary... More 

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

Dear 454larry, It was a real pleasure meeting you and your lovely family. I personally enjoyed working with Healy for a bit over 6 months creating such a wonderful event. It was a real journey to be so involved in very carefully and detailed preparations specially in the Jewish tradition. As you saw, our vendors are among the very best... More 

Usa, Japan
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 11 November 2014

Petit Laffite ! Excellent place for perfect vacation. We had fantastic 7 night stay here and its was very comfortable stay here. Staff were very good. Its beach view resort. Excellent staff, swimming pool, kids play room, beach view restaurant, bar right on beach front. I highly recommend this place for any family, friends for pleasant stay. Love to visit... More 

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

Dear IndianI, Thank you for your brief review, we gather you had a very nice family vacation at our family operated hotel. We’re glad to hear you were comfortable and satisfied with the place and the service. We hope you get to return someday as seems to be your intention. We wish you a lovely end of the year and... More 

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 November 2014

We had a fantastic 4 night stay here, as the final part of our honeymoon. We stayed in a beachfront bungalow, with a direct view onto the beach (but would happily stay in any of the bungalows in future). The dinners in the restaurant were great, and lunches at the bar were fantastic. The staff were all very helpful and... More 

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

Dear lobafo, Thank you for choosing Petit Lafitte as the final stage of your honeymoon trip to Mexico. It is so ice to read a very positive review after you had been to other hotels and other places. That must mean that you were satisfied with your choice of order in your trip. We wish you a wonderful life together... More 

Orange NSW Australia
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2014

I visited this place with my son during a trip for my birthday earlier this year. I had not been back to Mexico for many years. I did very little research and took a punt in deciding to stay here, based upon its reviews and its position. I was pleased to find that his place delivered a quiet break with... More 

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

Dear KimRickards, Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are so glad that we seem to be getting Australian guests every year and they seem to fit in the vacation style we provide. We are happy to hear your son and you got to enjoy Petit Lafitte and that this was a return trip to Mexico after many... More 

La Crosse, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 27 October 2014

Our family has been visiting Playa del Carmen for over 20 years and have stayed at Petit Lafitte several times. The staff is very attentive and treat us like family. The food is delicious and we really appreciate the vegetarian entrees. We love the bungalows and what can be better than a day on the beach at Petit Lafitte! It's... More 

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

Dear Diane, What can someone say to somebody who has been coming to the same Riviera Maya, little, family operated, beach front resort, other than..Thank you!...Your loyalty means the world to us and speak volumes about the kind of dynamic and relationships we develop and wish to continue developing with our guests who later become friends and some even family!... More 

California
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2014

We came to Petit Lafitte 10/12 - 10/17. It was their low season and it was nice because I definitely needed an R&R and didn't want a big crowd around me. We stayed in room 205 Garden View - 3rd Floor. The room was clean and comfortable. They give you free water which is very nice with the humid weather.... More 

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

Hola Skyhighpam, You noticed that coming in the low season was a great idea no?, Prices are more affordable, there is less people so, facilities are almost just for you, the staff has more time to take care of you, the ocean in the summer and late summer is mostly flat, making snorkeling, scuba or fishing great! ...yes there maybe... More 

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Reviewed 23 October 2014

Petit Lafitte was a great little place to stay. The Ocean View Bungalow was great for me and my 3 college buddies needs for a 4 night stay. I would recommend this place to anyone on a budget but who wants to experience Mexico at its finest!!

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

Dear Rutey17, We appreciate your kind words and you suggestion for new beds. We are still in process of changing all the beds in the standard section. But the goal is to be done before December 16. We just finished changing all the bathroom tiles in that section. We have been moving in the right direction but it takes a... More 

sacramento
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Reviewed 20 October 2014 via mobile

My wife and I just got back from Petit Lafitte. We stayed in ocean front bungalow 9 for 8 nights. The room was basic and exactly what we were looking for. All of the rooms here will be excellent. All close to the beach with great views. We had our wedding in Playa Del Carmen back in February. We stayed... More 

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

Hola Scott G. We remember you and your family well, we were wondering, honey moon with baby? I guess it was something that had to be postponed from the original plan. We are so glad that you still did it and chose Petit Lafitte as your pace. As you were able to see, this is a great place to relax,... More 

New York City, New York
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 October 2014 via mobile

My mom and I spent 4 nights in an ocean view bungalow at Petit Lafitte and had an amazing time. If you are looking for a fancy five star resort or a massive all inclusive, then Lafitte is probably not the right choice for you. But, if you are looking for a laid back retreat with friendly people and great... More 

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

Hola Vdesimone, Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are so glad to see that the end result of your trip planning was a delightful experience. We enjoyed the process and you sure made it easy from the beginning. Thank you for putting your time and trust in our hands. And us too, can’t wait to have you... 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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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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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