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Hotel Riu Yucatan

3.5 of 5 Avenida Xaman-Ha, Manzana 3, Lote 1 | Condominio Playacar, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Saskatchewan, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here the second week of December. Rooms were clean. The buffets were good but repetitive after 4 days. Didnt try the ala cartes .Service was pretty good. Nightime entertainment was pretty weak compared to Riu in Negril. Beautiful beach and water. This place was not outstanding but it was not horrible by any means. We went to relax... More 

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just got back, what can I say really excellent hotel, great food choice , great staff and one of the best entertainment team. Ideally located for a short taxi ride to the infamous Fiveth Avenue and Coco Bongo's the best hight club in Mexico to suit all ages even us oldies.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Travelled as a couple at the beginning of December and not really excited about the hotel as it lacked personality. The room was clean and did not smell very badly. The beach was nice but very crowded. The food ranged from average to very good but was very repetitive; the selection of sweets is quite impressive but they all taste... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed here for two weeks. choicing this hotel to get married in. I payed a set price for the wedding which included a upgraded room on the wedding night and decorations in the room. I had no room upgrade, which is fine cause that's subject to availability but I didn't any sort of room decoration which would of been... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Second time visitor, really poorly on first visit (2013) - mainly due to mosquito bites, the wife was fine :-) & so many fellow holiday makers raving about how good it was, this is why they kept coming back, decided to go back again but with better mosquito repellent!! A must have item if your coming here. Booked with Thomsons... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here in early December 2014 and can only say its a great place to be at that time of year, the rooms are clean and clinical,The food it a good standard but a little repetitive if you are staying more than a week and its location is first rate, Right on a gorgeous Carribean beach that runs for... More 

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

My boyfriend and I went to this hotel 18th nov - 2nd dec and we had the best holiday ever! When we got dropped off from our transfer and walked into the lobby to check in we both looked at each other and said WOW! The beach is so beautiful and kept immaculate by the hard working staff, it truly... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned for the second time this year from the Riu Yucatan in Playa del Carmen, Cancun MEXICO. We enjoyed our stay as much as the first time in April and I can't say enough nice things about Julian, the GM, Filiberto, Asst. GM and the friendly staff at Riu. They always make you feel at home and they are... More 

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Cramlington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hotel, if extremely pink in a tacky nightclub kind of way! Had a brilliant week here and couldn't have asked for anything more in a holiday. Room size was good (were 3 of us sharing) and clean with towels changed regularly. Liquor and fridge are refilled every 2 days. The downside was that the shower had a clear glass... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had booked this hotel based on the fabulous looking images in the Thomson brochure and following a long discussion with our travel agent and we were not disappointed. This was the kind of hotel my boyfriend and I like, contemporary looking but with a great atmosphere. If you are looking for something more traditionally Mexican in terms of decor... More 

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Address: Avenida Xaman-Ha, Manzana 3, Lote 1 | Condominio Playacar, 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*
Number of rooms: 507
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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
Hotel Style:
#36 Top resorts Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#47 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#53 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#58 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen

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