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Hotel Riu Caribe

3.5 of 5 Blvd. Kukulcan, Km 5.5, Lote 6-C | Zona Hotelera, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We booked here to get married, we went with our son. We saw a few weddings whilst there where the wedding party was a lot bigger and wondered how ours would go as we don't like a lot of attention. The wedding co-ordinater was amazing & our wedding was perfect. The lady who married us was lovely & I couldn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed from 7th to the 19th and loved every minute!! Did not want to leave!! Hotel Beautiful hotel and always so clean. Refreshments in the room which were refilled daily rather than every two days like it says. It was my fiancés birthday while we were there and the cleaners decorated the room with balloons and made a cake... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here for two weeks in November with friends - a group of 4 blokes looking to party in Mexico. We were not disappointed. The hotel is great and of all the Riu hotels I have stayed in definitely the best because the cocktails are actually alcoholic and of a very high quality. The food is good too, although it... More 

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Walsall, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

From the point of view of a seasoned English traveller this place is great. It can at times seem focused around the younger crowd, but it's by no means a 18-30s holiday. I went with my wife and young son and we had a great time. It is advisable to tip as the staff do tend to favour tippers over... More 

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Lodi, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel deserves all its 5 stars. Service by people like Jesus at breakfast and Solomon at dinner made it feel personal. The front desk took care of issues very quickly. The Mexican specialty restaurant was great...the Steak house has tough steaks for a rib eyes. It's rather funny since we purchase beef from Mexico in our local store (isa)... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely resort, entertainment crew were great, they did all that they could to get you to enjoy yourself. If you mix in you will make friends which adds to an overall great holiday experience. Maid service great, food could be improved in the Mexican and the Asian, it also lacks the atmosphere that it could have. IE Mexican music and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Booked this after seeing so many great reviews and it was fantastic!! The food was outstanding; everything you could dream of eating was there! Very high quality. They even did a bbq by the pool with handmade burgers that would shame most great burger joints. The alcohol was branded and plentiful.. The cocktails were amazing! The pina coladas are a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went on a 5 day stay. The one thing that stood out the most was the outstanding service! The staff was very dedicated to give you great service and did it with great pleasure. The resort was beautiful with amazing beachfront view! Strongly recommended!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Riu Caribe is an ok hotel. The winning features are the warm shallow waters and beautiful sandy white beach, the excellent service and the location. The food is very nice and my favourite was surprisingly the buffet, the other restaurants are advertised as a la carte but I personally think that is pushing it. There is a good variety... More 

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just come back from a two week holiday from this hotel. We had a lovely time. All staff were very professional, and great with our two year old daughter. We didn't visit the Mexican restaurant, but the steakhouse was fab, Really good food. Buffet was good to. Plenty to chose from, and nice food. Staff in all restaurants... More 

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  • Mexican restaurant(23)
  • Pool area(20)
  • Sports bar(17)
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Address: Blvd. Kukulcan, Km 5.5, Lote 6-C | Zona Hotelera, Cancun 77500, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Cancun
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Riu Caribe 3.5*
Number of rooms: 506
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Also Known As:
Gran Caribe Real Cancun
Grand Caribe Cancun
Grand Caribe Real Cancun
Riu Caribe Resort Cancun
Riu Caribe Cancun Mexico
Riu Caribe Mexico
Hotel Style:
#21 Spa Hotel in Cancun
#25 Top resorts Hotel in Cancun
#28 On the Beach Hotel in Cancun
#28 Family Hotel in Cancun
#32 Romantic Hotel in Cancun

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