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Recent Playa del Carmen reviews

  • Great Location, Clean Comfortable unit.

    "Pros: -Gorgeous, clean, modern Unit -Comfortable Bed -Great Location -Oceanside Pool -Not overly crowded Cons -Noise (bass) can be heard all night from clubs. -No bathroom by pool -No wifi in room My Boyfriend and I booked this condo for a week long vacation in Mid November. We were very happy with the unit overall. It looks just as the pictures show. The bedroom is huge and the pillow top king mattress was amazing. What wasn't listed was that the shower in the master bath has a glass wall that looks into the bedroom. This was a great space and had plenty of room. Every two days we received cleaning service and fresh towels. This was nice because with the humidity the towels don't dry out much . There was brand new trundle bed sleeper sofa in the living area (not advertised) which was comfortable and folds out to a full size bed. Cable was provided but stopped working mid trip. Internet was was not provided in the room or by the pool, but was available in the lobby. The kitchen was surprisingly well stocked for cooking and drinking! It came equipped with everything you could need for cooking or making margaritas and drinks. 5 gallon water dispenser was provided which was nice. New AC units in Living and Bedroom were quiet and worked well. The location of the unit in the complex was good it has a view off the ocean and sits about 40 yards down the side of the building from the beach. This unit is not in the center of the building and has no view of the pool area. For the price of the unit the location was great! We really enjoyed the relaxed setting and enjoyed being able to walk down to the pool of beach with our own drinks and food. You can get a massage poolside for $30 and hour per person. There were lots of chairs poolside and on the private beach. Friendly security guards made sure only guests used chairs and made the complex feel safe at night. When we were there the restaurant in the building was unoccupied. The thing that made us not give this a 5 star review was the noise inside the room. In Playa there is one main clubbing street located one block from this complex. Every night the loud music begins around 9pm and goes until 5am. You can hear and bass and rumbling clearly from the bedroom of this unit. Luckily we slept with earplugs every night. The windows had very thick glass but didn't keep all noise out. Overall we were very happy with our stay and would recommend the unit."
    Guest: Jaclyn G. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 14, 2014
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  • Great condo, great location, perfect vacation

    "Our family of four (2 adults, kids ages 21 & 16) just returned from almost a week in Shawn's condo. It was an awesome place to stay; the condo was furnished, comfortable and clean, plenty of bath and beach towels. The beach was very clean, very few rocks (we'd taken beach shoes-didn't need them). The location was the absolute best. We walked to 5th Avenue almost every morning and evening, we had dinner on 5th Ave most nights (check out Mi Pueblo-yumminess!). Also walked to Walmart for food, an easy walk. Shawn was great to deal with and so helpful, very quick responses to any inquiries we had. Condo management staff also accessible for a couple minor problems (swiftly resolved). Maid service was a luxury we've never had before. Condo staff was so very friendly and helpful, answering any questions we had. The only down side to the location is there is a bar close by on the beach that had music going until the wee hours, so we were not able to turn off the AC at night to listen to the sound of the surf at night (just something we love to do on beach vacations). There is also construction happening right next to the condo, but we weren't inside during the day, so it wasn't an issue for us. On the upside, the condo is very soundproof, so noise was not an issue with doors/windows closed and AC running. We used Amigo Tours to visit Xichen Itza, highly recommend them, you are in and out before the crowd and heat of the day descend upon this magnificent place. We used the transfer/shuttle company that Shawn provided information on for transport to/from the airport, it was nice to have our own van with AC in the hustle and bustle of coming and going. This was our first time to Mexico and couldn't have asked for more. We cannot recommend El Faro and Shawn's condo enough! Not sure if we'll ever make it back, but we'd stay here again without hesitation!"
    Guest: Joe and Tami Date of Stay: May 2015 Review Submitted: May 24, 2015
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  • Girls Trip May 2015

    "We loved our stay at Ocean Plaza. The view and the convenience to everything you couldn't have asked for better. We had 7 stay for a girls get away and everyone enjoyed it there was enough room for everyone. The condo had everything we needed. The mirror in the hallway was exceptional, it made everyone appear smaller. All the girls wanted this mirror for their home. Lol The club next store, our waiter Ulysses was awesome. Served us dinner and breakfast on our patio. The only downside of the club was the big party that went until 6am with techno music which was very loud but that was only 1 night of our stay. Everyone in Playa were very nice and taught us alot about Playa and how to speak some spanish. We visited Phantam Dive for snorkeling. Great people well worth the time and money. First time I ever got to handle a star fish. Our guides were great with our first timers that were older women. The local food during our stay was great. We had a nice birthday dinner and Alux in the cenotes. Overall everyone said they would all come back for another stay."
    Guest: Michele c. Date of Stay: May 2015 Review Submitted: May 7, 2015
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