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The Royal Caribbean

3.5 of 5 Kukulcan Boulevard Km 17.5 | Hotel Zone, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars NEW

Hard to believe that they were cutting aluminum railings with electric saws, chiseling concrete and making eveyones' stay so disruptive. Ah yes, Aqua aerobics to the din of power saws and chisels. Unfortunately, we couldn't hear the instructor despite his best efforts. Oh, did I mention the scraping and painting they were doing in a main connecting corridor. Yeah, nothing... More 

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Potomac, Maryland
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It has been a year since my last review if Royal Caribbean in Cancun. It is a 27 year old timeshare property that experienced new management last year. Our time in 2014 was a little heartbreaking under the new management. We returned again this year and found another management change with a positive effect. The Royals seem to almost be... More 

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Islamorada, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I reallllly enjoyed my stay here! The rooms were much MUCH nicer than expected and the staff was very attentive. There's a tiny little bar on the beach which is part of the resort - I almost missed it - where I sat and chatted it up with the locals :) there's no music at the beach bar but if... More 

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26 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful family vacation at the Royal Caribbean. Our room was pretty spacious and well maintained, with a beautiful view of the Caribbean. The wifi connection was pretty good and accessible from most of the property. The hotel had the best exchange rate we found in Cancun, although not as good as a travel credit card with no... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hotel but not much going on after 8 pm. Lots of senior citizens. Time share haven. Beach was beautiful, food not bad either. All charges to room no money exchanged except tips of course. You can take in any of the Royal hotels with you arm band nice for a change.

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Nampa, Idaho, United States
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I traveled here with our 7 year old son. The vacation was fantastic. It is a short distance from the airport but will cost you about 45$ us if you put it on a credit card. There is only one cab company it appears that is allowed to work the airport. The cab ride back is half... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My two daughters and I spend a week here in January. The hotel is very clean and quiet, a bit further south of the party scene. The room we had was right on the beach and had everything we could want. We cooked some meals in the kitchen and ate some at the beach bar and the Tradewinds. The food... More 

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good place. Lots of walking as it is a big place. No shampoo in room. Super super clean. 1 block from bus stop. Good pizza place on site. Not alot of children but lots of elderly who save all the lounge chairs on the beach so get yours early like 6Am. Very quiet. Good breakfast buffet. A grocery for needs.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the The Royal Caribbean and the building is old and is in large grounds with beautifully set swimming pools. The rooms are old and dated,but are spacious. The views over the pool area and great. Hidden traps they don't ell you that you are not able to spend any of your own cash or use your credit... More 

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Manitoba, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Resort is well kept, clean, excellent staff, friendly and happy. We missed having some Mexican music or entertainment, but theres no facilities for this. The food at Tradewinds is satisfactory but not "incredible". We enjoyed the pizza delivery service the most. Its impossible to get a beach palapa and chairs if you don't go down at 6AM to throw towels... More 

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Address: Kukulcan Boulevard Km 17.5 | Hotel Zone, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Cancun
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Royal Caribbean 3.5*
Number of rooms: 207
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Also Known As:
The Royal Caribbean Hotel Cancun
Royal Caribbean Hotel Cancun
Cancun Caribbean Resort Royal
Royal Caribbean Resort Cancun
Royal Carribean
Caribbean Royal
Hotel Style:
#11 Family Hotel in Cancun
#18 Romantic Hotel in Cancun
#29 Top resorts Hotel in Cancun
#31 On the Beach Hotel in Cancun

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