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Hotel Riu Caribe

3.5 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Blvd. Kukulcan, Km 5.5, Lote 6-C | Cancun - Quintana Roo, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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Ranked #29 of 174 hotels in Cancun
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well will be our third time back , you know the story , anyhows as long as we get 7 floor and sea view no complaints , great place lovely country , mexico we love you , see you next year , even better flying on the Dreamliner ....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a very relaxing holiday at RIU caribe....this was our 3rd cancun visit,previously stayed at RIU cancun(where we got married)the caribe is a poor relation in comparison but still offered plenty....food excellent as always although evening meal bit repetitive,steak resturant10/10,Asian 6/10,Mexican avoided due to all the negatives on tripadvisor???beach is excellent,white sand and clear seas.went on canoe with my daughter... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We chose riu caribe for our honeymoon and we were more than happy with it. The hotel, pools and beach were beautiful and kept clean and tidy at all times. The staff were really friendly, the food was lovely and there was a wide variety for every meal. A choice of restaurants (some need to be booked in advance). Hotel... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and i spent 14 nights at the Riu Caribe and really enjoyed the experience! it was our first time in Cancun and would definitely recommend this hotel to couples or families. The rooms are spacious and bright and clean, the mini bar and optics are well stocked and are replaced every other day. All public area's in the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So after reading lots of reviews and looking at tons of Hotels in Cancun we finally decided on the Riu Caribe as the destination hotel for our Honeymoon. We arrived in a very wet Cancun as we didn't realise at the time but there has been terrible weather in America and Mexico was getting the tail end of it. When... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband's friend made the reservation based on a tip he had heard from someone else whilst he and his family were in Aruba. The tipper said, "stay at the Rui Caribe and use the facilities and amenities at the Rui Pennensula". Uhm, NO CAN DO! The wrist bands are a different color. You cannot use the amenities at Rui... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Rooms clean and comfortable. Lower floors very noisy be sure to go above 4th floor for quiet. Main buffet restaurant was hit and miss some nights lovely food others all dried up and not great. You have to book the other restaurants first thing in the morning at least 2 days in advance which makes no sense as they were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 2 weeks and it was fantastic. Located perfectly for public transport and not to far from airport. All the staff were very friendly and helpful we wanted for nothing here. We visited all the bars and had a great time in all of them. The food at the buffet was excellent I've seen mixed reviews but I... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Visited with friends and family. We had 3 rooms and room service was not great. The 2 days we left signs on the door to make up the room they showed once and at the end of the day 6pm when we were returning from being out all day. So we asked them to come back so we could shower... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We just returned from a 9-day stay at Riu Caribe, and overall, it was a very nice vacation, so I will start with the positives: 1. The hotel is located 20 minutes away from the airport. 2. We were checked in very quickly and our luggage was brought to the room right away. 3. There were 5 of us, so... More

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Address: Blvd. Kukulcan, Km 5.5, Lote 6-C | Cancun - Quintana Roo, 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*
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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

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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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