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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2004

My boyfriend and I went to Cancun for the first time on June 23, 2004, and had a wonderful experience. Our room at the Riu Caribe was very nice and clean with an excellent air conditioner! The staff (especially the bartenders) were great! The food was so wonderful that we refused to eat out. We met some couples on a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2004

Wow... my husband and I just got back from the Riu Caribe 4 days ago (we went for our 1 year anniversary), and I can truly say that I am in Riu withdrawal! Despite some fairly frightening reviews, this resort greatly exceeded my expectations. The food was great, with lots of choices. The service at the reservations-required restaurants was amazing,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2004

Four of us stayed at the RIU Caribe from Jun 24 -27. We had a great time. The hotel is really nice, the staff is friendly, and the food is on par or better than the average of other places I've stayed. I definitely would not rate it as awful. I am picky and I found enough to eat. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2004

My husband and I went to cancun for our 22nd wedding aniv. Couldn't of enjoyed it more. The hotel is beautiful, the staff was great, we had no problem with the food. I was worried before we left after reading some of the bad reviews. All I can say is if you did not enjoy your stay here, I think... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2004

After researching the place, including the feedback on this board, we decided to stay at the Riu Caribe for seven nights. Lets start with the good things: the staff was VERY friendly (althought some did not understand english very well), the hotel was VERY clean, and the atmosphere was laid-back. There were fun games in the pool... (volleyball, polo, basketball,... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2004

After twenty years my wife and I finally made our way to Cancun. We took both our daughters 20 and 15 yrs. We booked our all inclusive trip through Funjet in March. We stayed at Riu Caribe June 22-26. I thought we got a great price on our trip till we got to our room. Our room was on the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2004

The Riu Caribe was AWESOME!!!!! There was great service the entire time!!! We had a beautiful view of the entire pool area from our bedroom!!! We have never had soo much fun!! You are entertained the whole day!! They have happy hour where you can take part in various contests!! If you wish to go to a great hotel in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2004

Our family of four (2 adults 34 and 41- 2 female children 4 and 13) just returned June 25 from our 7 day stay at the Riu Caribe, Cancun. This was our first extended (non-cruise-stop) stay in Cancun. Obviously, being from a western-dry state, the humidity was a HUGE factor for us, and we still had not adjusted by the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2004

My wife and I just returned from a 4-day excursion to Cancun. (Was not long enough) We both thought that the staff, food, entertainment, ect. was top notch. This was our first trip to Cancun and I cannot think about staying anywhere else. I was a little worried about the people who were saying that the staff and food were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2004

We just returned from a 7 day stay at the Riu Caribe (6/10 to 6/16). We couldn't have been any more satisfied with this hotel. We stayed there two years ago when it was still the Gran Caribe Real and were concerned about the change in ownership. We were very pleasantly surprised. We booked a Jr. Suite/Ocean View and got... 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*
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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