This modern condo has marble tile floors and attractive light fixtures throughout. Both bedrooms are elegantly furnished and feature flat screen TVs, DVD players and pillowtop mattresses for a comfortable sleep. Each bedroom has its own bathroom with rain shower, hand-held adjustable shower head, hair dryer and storage space. Soak in bliss in the Master Suite’s jetted bathtub! Master Suite has sliding doors to the private terrace with spectacular ocean views. Stretch out and relax on the cushioned lounge chairs or enjoy an alfresco meal with the unforgettable backdrop of white sand and turquoise water! Fully-equipped, spacious kitchen has stainless steel appliances, pull-down spray faucet, wine glasses, cooking utensils and bakeware. Gorgeous granite counter tops and a bar area for 3. Living area takes full advantage of ocean views! This vacation rental is located on the 2nd floor of El Faro—a serene spot conveniently close to 5th Avenue shopping, dining & entertainment. Building amenities include laundry facilities, infinity pool, massage therapy and underground parking (Extra Parking Fee - 15 USD per night).
2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 6
Rentals Your Way
- english, spanish
- Calendar last updated:
- 18 Dec. 2018
Pool / Spa
Check-in: 2:00 pm
Check-out: 11:00 am
Great Value, Great Location, Great Property!
Let's start with the good... this property is located in the heart of Playa. One block to 5th Ave (all the shops & dinning) and 2 blocks from 3 awesome night clubs. The condo is very clean, great layout. Bedrooms are separated so lots of privacy. Bathrooms are spacious and super comfortable. The kitchen is well appointed and the living room is laid out very well. WiFi works perfect! They provide 5-gal bottled water so no need to stock up with water. The property is also very clean with awesome security. There are guards day/night located at the pool to keep non-residence out of the property. My girlfriend and I felt very safe. Washer & dryer are on the 1st floor, 3 of each. You must get tokens from the front desk (60 pesos per w/d). I found the property very quiet which we liked. This unit was located on the south side of the property (less street noise). The towels are nice, newer and so are the beach towels. AC units in both bedrooms & living room.
The master bed mattress is not that comfortable. In addition, the bottom sheet is not a fitted sheet... just a top sheet used as a bottom sheet. I didn't find the pillows comfortable either... rather hard. Mattresses and pillows are a personal thing... hard to please. They don't provide any spices nor salt & pepper. I'm sure people like me leave them behind but I'm certain the housekeepers take them home. Mega Foods does not salt & pepper shakers... bring your own if it's important. The TV's are smaller... not an issue for us since we didn't turn them on. Buy your own paper towel... the kind they provide is really cheap.
The property provides lounge chairs at the pool but at least 35-40% of the chairs have torn webbing so you feel the support rods on your back as you lay down. Since we were there the 1st week of Dec, the pool wasn't super busy but if we came during the winter/spring, we would have had to lay out on the pool deck instead of the worn out pool chairs.
We rented a car at the airport but returned it early. Cab to the airport was $700 pesos ($35 dollars) and for day trips, we used Budget ($70 us dollars per day, full coverage) & the Budget office is really close. The Gym.com.mx is a great fitness center & is only 3 blocks away. $75 us dollars for 10 visits. Yoga was just a few blocks too. Mega has better food, produce, meats than Walmart. The massage gals located at the pool did a bait & switch... not cool.
Thank you for your very informative review , I am sure our guests will appreciate your honesty.It will be of great help for our future travelers. Overall, I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and will pass on your comments to our staff to improve our services. Please contact us for a future stay in order to receive a discount !
all was great ,location the people . I will return
Thank you so much for feedback! We are so happy to heat you had a great stay. Please do not contact us in the future for a return customer discount
The property was clean, comfortable - excellent!
We had an excellent stay. Unit was very nice! Pool was awesome. Great location near 5th Ave and 10th. Very central. Good customer service on site. We would definitely stay again. Thank you!
Hello Andy, Thanks for sending us your feedback.We are glad you enjoyed your stay , and yes El Faro's location is unbeatable ! you have everything at your fingertips. We hope to see you again!!
Just what the Doctor ordered!
This property was exactly as pictured. Pristine condition. Excellent location. It is a place to relax by the pool and ocean all day or go out and see the sights. With fun 5th Avenue literally a 2 minute walk away, same for the cab stands, you could venture around the corner or go further with ease. The amenities made staying “home” on certain days a great option too. We made pitchers of margaritas and brought them down to the pool. There are grocery stores nearby or you can arrange to have concierge service stock your cupboards before you arrive. I did both. Travelled with my best friend for a girls trip and we felt spoiled! I got a beautiful welcome basket as well. Very nice touch. The property was always clean and there was security patrolling at night. This is a well run condominium and I couldn’t have asked for anything else. Well, maybe to stay longer next time! I was sad when my week was over and I had to go home!
I am so happy to hear about your wonderful stay in R204. Our Cbp staff works hard to keep the condo clean and updated. We are also glad you enjoyed the Welcome Basket and hope you enjoyed the Champagne! El faro is safe and you have everything you need at your finger tips. Please don't hesitate to contact us for another great stay!
My family and I had an awesome time during our stay at El Faro Reef room 204.
The air-conditioning worked great and there was plenty of hot water for our family of 5 to shower one after the other. The staff were very polite and attentive. The only small issue we had was that the sliding glass doors were difficult to open and close. When we brought this up to the manager and were told it was due to settling of the building and they were unable to fix.
Thank you so much for your feedback, we really appreciate it. I'm glad you had a great time with your family!! I have passed your comments to the property manager regarding the door.
Please do not hesitate to contact us for a future reservation as we offer return customer discounts
we stayed for 7 days with a family of 6. Very comfortable, nice kitchen, balcony overlooks the pool. Near taxi, colectivos, great restaurants. El Faro staff was very responsive to any questions.
Thank you so much for your comments!! We really appreciate them!! Reef 204 is a ver nice unit, it has all you might need during your stay, plus a great location!!
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