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“Ideal stay at El Faro”
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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 2
Playa del Carmen, Yucatan Peninsula

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SATXKen
San Antonio, TX
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136 reviews
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“Ideal stay at El Faro”
Reviewed 26 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014

We used to stay in the old El Faro Hotel before it was replaced by the condos. It was our favorite place and we were sad to see it go. After staying elsewhere over the years, we decided to try our old favorite in the new condo format. I was a little wary given the disaster stories of the Encanto days, but I want to tell you this is a whole new world. Everything about our stay was smooth and easy, and we loved everything about the new El Faro. Caribbean Beach Properties' service is amazing as is the on-site service from everyone involved. We stayed in a one-bedroom in the Surf Building (#308 to be precise). Terrific! Wifi in the room. Two great full bathrooms with rainwater showers (plus a tub in the master bath). That beats any hotel. Bath towels and beach towels plush and galore. Fantastic view of the pool, beach, and sea. Gorgeous property. Chairs and umbrella provided. Nice restaurant (Wicky's) for lunch and beach service. One block from Starbucks for breakfast. When I messed up the code on the safe, someone was there to fix it in minutes. What's not to like? El Faro, old friend, we will be back.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Little Rock
Reviewed 23 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014

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Reviewed 19 March 2014 for a stay in February 2014

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A romantic getaway
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