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    Residences El Faro

    10th Street, between 1st Avenue and the Beach | On The Beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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    Overview
    • Excellent49%
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    “through vrbo” (14 reviews)
    “condo complex” (11 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 21 February 2014

    In January, I stayed for a week with my family at the privately owned Reef 302. Overall, it was wonderful, exactly as advertised. I choose this condo because I love visiting Playa del Carmen. I wanted oceanfront views, beach access with a pool, and this...More

    Thank Susana114
    Reviewed 16 February 2014 via mobile

    I have not stayed in El Faro as of today. A completed review will follow after my experience is complete. On August 2 nd , 2013 I acquired a confirmation trade through Interval Intermational. We purchased 3 rt flights for February 15-22, 2014 . We...More

    3  Thank fredswife
    Reviewed 13 February 2014

    We stayed at Surf 404 condo - 2 bed 3 bath - and loved it! The location is excellent - right on the beach and 2 blocks from 5th ave. The pool is really nice and you have free umbrellas and beach chairs. Our balcony...More

    Thank Angie0921
    Reviewed 13 February 2014

    We stayed here with one other couple and loved it. Very quiet yet right in the heart of the Playa, 1/2 block to tar bucks and awesome restaurants. We will bring the kids next time too, great for them. Condo very clean and service was...More

    2  Thank 624angela4444
    Reviewed 11 February 2014

    In Dec 2014 we stayed in 2 Condos: Surf 407 and Surf 308 First the NEGATIVE and then ALL the POSITIVE: On the 4th floor (American called 5th floor) with Condo SURF 407 we only stayed for 1 night (planned) before our roundtrip. Both toilets...More

    1  Thank Kurt K
    Response from Trevor C, Owner at Residences El FaroResponded 13 February 2014

    We are pleased you had an enjoyable stay at El Faro. It is unfortunate you had difficulty during your stay at one of the units on the fourth floor earlier. Each of the units in El Faro is individually owned, managed and maintained. It is...More

    El Taj Oceanfront & Beachside Condos Hotel
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Concierge
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$155 - US$424 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 65
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    • Location
    • Mexico >
    • Yucatan Peninsula >
    • Quintana Roo >
    • Riviera Maya >
    • Playa del Carmen
    • Also Known As
    • Encanto El Faro Hotel Playa Del Carmen ,
    • Residences El Faro Playa Del Carmen, Mexico - Riviera Maya
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    Anna F
    6 June 2017|
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    Response from ElFaroHOA | Property representative |
    Greetings from Playa, and thank you for your question. You would need to verify with the property manager with whom you have made your reservation to be certain. The property does have 24 hour security service, so they would... More
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    20 May 2017|
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    Response from Michelle G | Reviewed this property |
    we were there for 16 days. every day it was different. Its never a far walk to clear swimming. Clearly the best swimming overall was down by the pier.
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    23 April 2017|
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    Response from Michelle G | Reviewed this property |
    We were there for 16 nights.the water and beach changed daily.on average the ocean was better on the other side of the pier where you stayed before.its a short walk to swim ,I liked the location because it was convenient to... More
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    "stay in the "reef rooms""
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    "Most rooms face ocean but the few rooms that weren't didn't have a good view. Some 4th floor rooms..."
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    "Reef on quieter side, Surf next to beach club"
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    "Best views: Surf 208, Coral 303; Quiet: Reef/Coral block; Take 1hr massage. 30mins covers face down."
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