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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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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a week in mid November. The hotel was lovely and clean. Staff were friendly and welcoming and given a drink on our arrival. The room was clean and included free mini bar and the bed was made up with a lovely swan and petals. The food was excellent. The buffet breakfast has everything imaginable. I tried 2 of... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my two teenagers and my 10 year old to this hotel after they lost their dad to cancer. The teenagers loved it and my little boy loved the pool. I booked with Thomson and everything went smoothly. Flights great, treated lovely, food not bad, watched some good movies so went quickly. Our rooms were nice, clean, comfy beds... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traveled on Nov 19th for two weeks , what a fantastic hotel staff are friendly and can not do enough to help you good choice of food and drinks with four different restaurants to choose from the pool area is clean with a choice of day time activities the rooms are modern and cleaned daily with a mini bar and... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here mid November 4 2 weeks lovely clean hotel staff never stop can't do enough for you..optics in room mini fridge stocked up daily lovely sea view really can't do enough for u..u have a guy round the pool who comes round with drinks orders so u Dont even have to move off your lounger...the bar staff was great... More 

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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this hotel in November 2014. Had a fabulous holiday here. All of the hotel staff were very friendly and helped us when needed. Buffet food was excellent, plenty of choices. We tried the mexican and chinese al a carte restaurants, however they served nothing different to what you could get in the main buffet restaurant. Could not understand why... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutly brilliant time ! Cant wait to go back ! Paris and his entertainment team kept us all amused, all the bar staff keeping us topped up with nice cold cocktails and the housekeepers tidying and making rooms as nice as possible !

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i visited riu caribe mid November 2014 for a week. The Buffett was very oily, everything seemed deep fried, and appeared to serve the same thing every day. There was 3 a la cart restaurants, which I usually look forward to as a break from the buffet. Two of the ala carts are buffet style *sigh* The rooms were nice... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want 14 days in pure luxury, then go to the Hotel Riu Caribe in Cancun Everyone associated with the hotel just cannot do enough for you, from the time you arrive till its time to leave. The hotel is beautifully clean and the room we were in on the 8th floor actually had TWO King sized beds in... More 

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Regina, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from a week at the Riu Caribe from Nov 22/14 to Nov 29/14. Room 284 First Impression: Great vibes, welcoming staff, a very modern décor that lacks the Mexican flavor. I prefer more of a traditional Mexican feel, however the lobby is very nice so I guess it just depends on taste. Welcoming drink was not provided to... More 

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pasadena md
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for a week from 11/9-11/15. This is one of the best hotels I have ever stayed at. The rooms were very clean and spacious. Three of us shared a room and there was plenty of space. The bathroom had a big walk in shower with a double sink. The balcony was huge with a beautiful view of... More 

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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 Family Hotel in Cancun
#28 On the Beach Hotel in Cancun
#32 Romantic Hotel in Cancun

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