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Hotel Riu Caribe

3.5 of 5 Blvd. Kukulcan, Km 5.5, Lote 6-C | Cancun - Quintana Roo, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just back from my honeymoon at Roy caribe and it is honestly the best hotel I've ever stayed in. I can't fault it whatsoever. The locations great as ur in between both sides of cancun so whichever way u go ur only 5 mins on the bus which runs 24 hours a day and only costs like 50p. Staff are... More

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Middlesex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had the best time away with the girls, this was my second time to cancun but stayed in Riu Cancun before. We stayed at Riu Caribe for 11 nights and it was great especially with the entertainment team Carlos, Lewes, Raul etc who always got you involved around the pool with activities. At the end of the night they would... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Me and my 4 friends booked this holiday in January. Two rooms. One was a deluxe Seaview and other was standard with two double beds. When we arrived we got greeted with cocktails ☺ but didn't get the rooms we should have been given as we paid for them. Seaview we did not get. And two doubles we did not... More

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Brunswick, Georgia, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Riu Caribe is by far my favorite hotel in the world. I have been staying at this hotel for almost 10 years. I will never stray from it. They have so many fun adult activities throughout the day (water polo, tequila volleyball, drinking contest, water aerobics, nightly shows. The recreation team is the best by far, they will drag... More

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Staten Island, New York
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visit Cancun several times each time I have stayed somewhere different. Riu Caribe I will be back. My sister and son also enjoyed themselves. Our rooms were great especially with the bar and full frig at your fingertip in the room. Staff was amazing. I commend the hotel on having enough lounge chairs by the pool and on... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A massive thankyou to the animation team currently at the Caribe for making this two weeks the most unforgettable trip. The team ran by Lacho, assistant manager Joseph aswell as Diana, Valeria, Luis, Alejandro, Carlos, Paris, Ivonne, Raul, Rafa and Sarah. Super hotel. Super food. The best entertainment day and night thanks to these guys, 6 star ****** Cant wait... More

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and a friend visited May this year. We were there for 10 days. The weather very mixed, the first two days rained non-stop then it cleared up for the other 8 days we were there. It’s taken awhile to actually get round to writing a review but I hope people find it useful. Money: We changed up £700 into... More

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Queens, New York, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This resort is nice and the service was great. Upon check in we were upgraded to a corner ocean view suite since it we were there celebrating my friends bday, that was pretty an awesome thing to do! The suite itself was huge but the balcony WOW! Although we had one king size bed we didnt mind. Now the bed... More

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel wonderful food flew with Thomson Dreamliner Premier Class well worth the extra no swollen ankles because of the extended leg room remember and purchase an adapter for electrics because different than European adapters and sit back and enjoy !!!

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SLC, Utah
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 8 days around the beginning of September. I can't begin to say enough fantastic things about this hotel staff. They go out of there way to be pleasant. Fun entertainment during the day and surprisingly good evening performances. The hotel and grounds are very nice and extremely clean. Beach is awesome, we could... More

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Additional Information about Hotel Riu Caribe

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*
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

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