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Hotel Riu Playacar

3.5 of 5 Avenida Xamen-Ha | Manzana 6, Lote 6, Playacar, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My boyfriend and I just spent 7 days and were very disappointed. This resort was not even close to the RIU resort brand we had stayed previously. Honestly, first I thought we were dropped off at the wrong resort. The lobby looked like it has never seen any renovations since the WW2 - brownish paint on the wall; the lobby... More

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Norwalk, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We just got back from this resort for a short get away. I would recommend this resort to anyone. It is a smaller more intimate resort, very well maintained and great service all the way around!! Every member of the staff was friendly and helpful. The pool area was great and not over crowded. The beach area was great, lots... More

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Cold Spring, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are some pros and cons, the resort is the perfect size and easy to find your way around. The grounds, Beach and Pool are great. The service was excellent. The rooms are just OK we had an issue with our air not working and they were VERY quick to send someone up. However once he fixed the air and... More

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Colchester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and i and our girl's 15yrs and 23yrs stayed at the Hotel Riu Playacar August 2014 for 2 weeks, we had the most fantastic stayhere, alovely hotel smaller than most which we like, happy friendly staff and food to die for, all set in a perfect location, beautiful beech and crystal clear sea, there.lot's of sport's activities and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

me and my girlfriend stayed here from september 26th to the 10th of october, and it was the best holiday ever, the hotel was really nice, the food was amazing loads of meat and a good variety of food, all the staff was amazing very friendly, and the animation team was very good especially Freddy jackson, he is such a... More

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at RIU Playacar from Oct 1 - Oct 8. From the moment we checked in we had the best service we have had at any RIU resort or at any other all-inclusive we have stayed. We arrived to our resort pretty early (about 11:30 am) and we were not expecting a room to be ready for us yet,... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from a 4 night stay at this hotel. There are some pros and cons here. Here goes: Pros: not too big, grounds and beach are nice, decent food and drinks, excellent service. Cons: rooms need redone, beds aren't great, bath towels are hard So if you don't care what your room looks like ,this is a great place... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed there for the first 2 weeks of September (2014). Our room was lovely, and very clean, with everything we could have wanted, mini-bar, iron, tv, bottled water, 2 large beds, balcony, The restaurants were excellent, with a great variety of quality food. The entertainment was brilliant, lots to do during the day if you fancied it, eg: darts,... More

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Montreal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed with a friend, single rooms stay at the Riu Playacar from September 28 to October 5, 2014. In general it was an awesome stay and I rested very well. Some of the outstanding things at this hotel were: 1) Staff always greeted you with a smile. 2) cleaniness was over 5 stars. 3) food was outstanding, Italian Bolognese... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Riu Playacar in early September, and even with a little rain (it is the rainy season after all), had a great time. The property is as I've come to expect with Riu - immaculately clean rooms, property, beach with no shortage of chairs at the pool or beach. The food selection was good, but probably not as... More

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Address: Avenida Xamen-Ha | Manzana 6, Lote 6, 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 Playacar 3.5*
Number of rooms: 386
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