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Occidental Grand Xcaret & Royal Club

4.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Carretera Federal Chetumal-Puerto Juarez Km. 282, #307 | Solidaridad, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Ranked #98 of 198 hotels in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are two sides to the Occidental, the holiday camp side and the Royal Club. I will only comment on the Royal Club. First impressions were not good, You get dropped off at the main reception to be told you have to check in at he Royal Club, ask the porter for directions. The porter takes you to the rear... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My friend and I took a 5 night trip to Cancun on April 3rd and stayed at the Occidental. First and foremost. If you are into walking along the beach, this hotel is not for you as they have a man made beach which is very tight with beach chairs everywhere. The beach, does not have a lot of shade... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really large hotel with lots of flora and fauna! You have to walk a lot: to get to the beach or the buffet area. Food was average, typical all inclusive stuff with themed buffet nights and themed restaurants. Best ones were the Mexican restaurant and the Steakhouse! The private beach is gorgeous with helpful waiters and the pools are really... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Food was not very good. That includes the buffets and specialty restaurants. I did not find the food fresh at all. The beach area is very small. There is a lot of pressure to attend their Vacation Club presentations, Really annoying. Smoking is allowed outside everywhere on the property. Should be special areas designated. Was there to attend a wedding... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

By far, the most amazing vacation experience in the Royal Club section of the Occidental Grand Xcaret. If you want to be treated like royalty, this is the place to be! The bad part, it has set the bar very high for our future vacation destinations.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The bar staff, waiters, maids and bell boys make this resort, the management and reception staff really let it down. The service on a day to day basis is excellent and the food and drinks of a high standard. However I do not belive the management care at all about whether their guests are happy or if they can do... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We only had a three night stay (Mar 30- Apr. 2) but were delightfully surprised. Our second floor room overlooked a pool and we had a balcony where we enjoyed the early morning quiet and beautiful garden location. We also enjoyed the all inclusive buffets and probably ate too much because of the freshness and variety of what was offered.... More

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Calgary, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We just got back from our trip and we are furious with our experience! Whatever you do don't stay here! The buffets made us so sick! And as someone mentioned before you better like hotdogs because they are in everything! My girlfriend and I bothgot sick from the food. The a la carte dinners were an improvement t but I... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We have just returned from a two week stay at the Occidental booked through Virgin Holidays. My wife and I have stayed here before in 2007 and we wanted a nice resort to take our children and grandchildren to as we were celebrating our 60th birthdays. As this was a special occasion we also booked the Virgin Holidays Club Room... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We returned from the Occidental Xcaret today, this was our first trip to Mexico. Having looked at other reviews i pre-requested block 20 or 21 but upon arrival we were given block 14 and have to say i preferred the location of this block Upon first impressions the hotel looks great, the receptionist whizzed through everything and where everything was... More

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  • Time share(83)
  • Very nice(76)
  • Steak house(53)
  • Main buffet(50)
  • Snack bar(43)
  • Beach area(40)
  • Park next door(34)
  • Quiet pool(30)
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Additional Information about Occidental Grand Xcaret & Royal Club

Address: Carretera Federal Chetumal-Puerto Juarez Km. 282, #307 | Solidaridad, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#9 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#26 Business Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#37 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#44 Top resorts Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#49 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#55 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#58 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Occidental Grand Xcaret & Royal Club 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Tucked within an ecological and historical preserve, the all-inclusive Occidental Grand Xcaret captivates guests with spectacular grounds, a pristine coastline and unparalleled service and amenities. Located less than an hour south of Cancun International Airport and ten minutes from renowned Playa del Carmen, this glorious resort boasts winding river channels, free-form pools and a private beach with powder-soft white sand on a quiet cove. The Occidental Grand Xcaret features eleven international restaurants and ten bars to fit every mood and occasion, from a romantic dinner to a lively family meal. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Occidental Grand Xcaret
Xcaret
Occidental Grand Xcaret Hotel
Occidental Grand Flamenco Xcaret
Occidental Grand Flamenco
Grand Flamenco Xcaret
Xcaret Grand Occidental
Occidental Xcaret
Hotel Xcaret
Grand Xcaret
Occidental Grand Xcaret & Royal Club Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

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