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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel was great. We had a little problem with the air conditioning not getting cool enough in our room, but somehow it worked itself out and got cooler after the first couple days. The location was perfect and the beach is beautiful (they rake it nightly). The food was wonderful! Plenty of options to choose from at every meal.... More

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Warren, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been to Playa del Carmen before and stayed at another resort but wanted to try some where new. We are so glad we picked the Riu Yucatan. The whole staff goes out of their way to make sure you have the best time while staying at the Yucatan. If you should have any type of problem they will... More

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Los Angeles
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Travelled to Playa del Carmen from LA with a few friends. First off, the fact that Riu offers you free transportation from the airport to the hotel is a huge plus if you plan on saving money wherever you can. We arrived before check-in, but we were able to leave our bags at concierge at go to Tulum (about a... More

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Freiburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Coming from a wedding my wife and I had attended in Guadalajara, Jalisco, we spent eight days at the Riu Yucatán in May/June 2014. In March 2008, we had already spent a week in the same hotel. By then the beach had fallen victim to a hurricane, only a small strip having been left; the beach of the hotel next... More

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Belize City, Belize
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our Easter Vacation was a blast had fun all the pools to choose from to cool off and relax. Also the sea is there you have many bars to pick up your drinks you have different restaurants to eat from all in all a great stay the rooms are just cozy and relaxing and the jacuzzi helped a lot to... More

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cheshire
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic holiday at this hotel. We stayed from 29 June to 10 July 2014. We travelled from Manchester with Thomson's and had a smooth flight with no delays. When we arrived at Cancun airport we were processed quickly and apart from having the luggage searched all went well. The coach was outside ready for us and we arrived... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First the good. Clean hotel. Nice surroundings brilliant service. Meals good. Good location. Staff very helpful. Useful being able to use sister hotels. Minor niggles. TIpping it is expected after anything and everything . Very embarrassing at breakfast due to female staff staring constantly until a tip was given. The nice towel creatures in the room will only appear after... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here for our anniversary, newly refurbished with different style and very clean ,food was Excellent ,there great choice and variety, the service is fantastic with great service feeling very important whish made me want to tip for the nice service . The room nice and clean!! we enjoy the swimming pool with some drinks !!... More

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

I stayed here for 2 weeks to attend a wedding and the experience overall was excellent. The rooms were spacious and clean with optics provided in order for a wee nightcap :-) The daily 'what animal do you think our towel is today' is also a great bit of fun. The choice of food was great with various different specialist... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and Son-in-law chose this location for their wedding and it was fantastic. Overall we had a fabulous holiday, but being told the hotel was recently completely refurbished I was expecting a much better quality of bedroom. It had just has a paint job. The furniture was painted and although very clean it looked like it was an after... More

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Additional Information about Hotel Riu Yucatan

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
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#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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