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Hotel Riu Yucatan

3.5 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Avenida Xaman-Ha, Manzana 3, Lote 1, Condominio Playacar | Playa Del Carmen - Quintana Roo, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Just back from Mexico and thought I would jot some notes here. Flew with Thomsons on the Dreamliner, which having been on before with a different airline, told my wife not to book any extra legroom as there is plenty on this aircraft. We did however book our seats (me the Mrs and our 14 year old daughter), worth while... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Me and my partner stayed here for 2 weeks from the 14th of July until the 28th. Very nice looking hotel, loved the décor and the grounds, always surrounded by nature from Agouti (giant guinea pig looking creatures), iguanas and even a howler monkey which we were lucky enough to encounter. Don't understand people who moan about the "pinkness" surely... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at the Riu Tequila 8th - 23rd July with my wife and 15 year old son. I did a full review of that hotel but as part of the package we were allowed to use the Riu Yucatan so it thought it would be helpful to comment on my experiences. It is important therefore to note that in reviewing... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel was brilliant, made our holiday so relaxed and trouble free. Little things like warm towels at the pool and safes being included were very welcome. Different restaurants within the hotel left us spoilt for choice. Would definitely go again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Positives: 1) 500 rooms, not so big, so anywhere your room is located is pretty much close to restaurants, buffet, beach etc .... 2) newly renovated, it's not bad, they tried to give it a zen look, kinda works. The rooms are all painted white, furniture and all. Kinda looks like a hospital room. 3) Rooms were clean, we had... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Last year we stayed at the Riu Palace Riviera Maya, just up the beach from this beautiful hotel. Whilst we had a wonderful time at the Riu Palace RM, this hotel was far nicer. The standard of the rooms were smaller, but very spacious and the air con was far superior. This hotel did undergo a recent refurbishment, whereas the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Overall, my holiday was brilliant and the hotel was fantastic. I will mention a couple of things at the end of this review that I wasn't as happy about. The hotel is approximately 1 hour away from the airport. When arriving at Playacar, there is a secure entrance to the town. There are security guards and a barrier for cars.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We actually got "upgraded" to this hotel because the Riu Tequila was over booked. We chose the Tequila for the way it looked and the reviews, and when we got to the Yucatan we felt it was so out of contects. It looks like somebody forgot where he was building it. The food was one star at most. We made... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my partner stayed here for 2 weeks this was our third time in Mexico we had previously stayed in the riu tequila an thought we would try here , we was not disappointed at all !! The beach is the absolutely amazing my partner has been all over the world an he thinks this is one of the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staffs are very helful, but this Place is way under staff. Please!!!!! buy your own liquor at the airport. Liquor quality at the resort is bad. They also need to do a better job cleaning the pool.

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Address: Avenida Xaman-Ha, Manzana 3, Lote 1, Condominio Playacar | Playa Del Carmen - Quintana Roo, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Riu Yucatan 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Riu Yucatan Playacar Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Riu Yucatan Playa Del Carmen
Riu Yucatan Mexico
Rui Yucatan
Hotel Riu Yucatan Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#34 Top resorts Hotel in Playa del Carmen #46 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen #54 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen #59 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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* Located in the Yucatan peninsula, 3 km/ 1.9 miles from Playa del Carmen * In Playacar's resort area, along with the Riu Palace Mexico, Riu Palace Riviera Maya, Riu Playacar and the ClubHotel Riu Tequila hotels * Main building and 2-storey buildings * Mexican "Hacienda" style architecture * Surrounded by 40,000 m2/44,000 sq. yards of lush gardens * On the beachfront * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach * Next to the Mexican Street * 800 m/2,650 ft. from various shops * 55 km/34 miles from Cancun Int'l. Airport * Credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Diners ... more   less 
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