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Hotel Riu Caribe

3.5 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Blvd. Kukulcan, Km 5.5, Lote 6-C, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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Ranked #35 of 175 hotels in Cancun
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here as father and son for 2 weeks from the 4th to 18th of April. It cost approx. £1500 per person, however it was well worth it, I booked this hotel through Thomson as a package holiday. I must say I was very impressed. The two holiday reps there are amazing and helpful, Aldo in particular exceeded all... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is our 4th time going to a Riu Hotel we always stay 2 weeks. The resort rooms were very clean, entertainment staff around the pool kept everyone busy. Staff were always friendly restaurant,bar front desk. The down side food was always cold in the beach restaurant. Drinks were horrible had to ask for the priemun liquor in your drinks.... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well what can I say.... Dream holiday went away with another couple for 2weeks never witnessed a place like it the beach the sea and the hotel was amazing but the 1 person that stood out was junior from the entertainment team that guy puts 100% day in day out for so many long hours every day!! He's a asset... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My friends got married here and we stayed the week of the wedding and had an amazing time. The hotel is spotlessly clean and the rooms are made up and cleaned daily, the rooms are a good size and have amazing sea views. The balconies are a bit on the small side but big enough to sit out if you... More

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Copperas Cove, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I read over 200 reviews for the Riu Caribe before booking, we stayed there over 10 years ago and loved it then. With all the renovations made, was excited to go back. As far as the bad reviews.....they must be VERY VERY picky people and definently don't need to go to Cancun if they don't want to have fun. We... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I hate to say it, but I was really quite disappointed with this hotel and overall experience. I went with my boyfriend for a relaxing holiday, we were aware that Spring break had ended but did prepare ourselves for some people still celebrating it. Our inital view of the hotel was great, the staff were nice and our room was... More

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Hagersville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I always read reviews and feel I must review our stay at the riu Caribe the week of March 31st to April 7th. Not only was this trip for a relaxing vacation this was also for our wedding. We also had another couple with us on the trip. The whole experience was excellent right from arrival. We arrived quickly to... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this resort for my honeymoon in August 2013. Leading up to this date I was constantly on this website reading reviews about this place and I feel I owe it to write a review of this amazing place. This place is awesome. From the very beginning, the front desk made us feel at home. We stayed in the... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everyone has an opinion and when I read up on this hotel there was mixed reviews . I have absolutely no complaints . This hotel was great . Beach was beautiful and the service and food was fantastic. The staff was so friendly and my kids made friends with many of them. They had things to do for everyone. The... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my boyfriend visited Cancun last April for a 2 week holiday, We chose the Riu Caribe because of the price! Very reasonable.....Food available throughout the day.........We never went hungry however it didn't set the world on fire but was fine for what we wanted! Asian restaurant was very good.....make reservations for this. Drinks served to us on the... More

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  • Mexican restaurant(23)
  • Pool area(20)
  • Sports bar(17)
  • Entertainment staff(16)
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  • Junior suite(10)
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Additional Information about Hotel Riu Caribe

Address: Blvd. Kukulcan, Km 5.5, Lote 6-C, Cancun 77500, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Cancun
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#29 Top resorts Hotel in Cancun
#30 Family Hotel in Cancun
#31 On the Beach Hotel in Cancun
#39 Romantic Hotel in Cancun
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Riu Caribe 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in Cancun's resort area. 9-story building. On the beachfront. Complimentary sun loungers on the beach. 3 km. /1.9 miles from a shopping center. 4,5 km/2.5 miles from downtown Cancun. 21 km/13.1 miles to Cancun Int'l. Airport. Credit cards accepted: MasterCard, Amex, Visa ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Riu Caribe
Gran Caribe Real Cancun
Riu Caribe Cancun
Gran Caribe Real Resort
Gran Caribe
Grand Caribe Cancun
Grand Caribe Real Cancun
Grand Caribe Real
Riu Caribe Resort Cancun
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