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Hotel Riu Lupita

3.5 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Avda. Xaman-Ha, Manzana 20, Lote 1, Condominio Playacar | Lote Hotelero No. 1, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Breda, The Netherlands
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We booked this hotel including flight and transfers via a very attractive (cheap) deal in the Netherlands. Our expectations where pretty low, as we red the reviews before we booked. The RIU Lupita is a nice complex with low buildings in the middle of a golf course, which is a very nice location. The two swimming pools never feel really... More

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The resort is great. It feels small, no big buildings, everything is outside. Food is good. diverse, warm and plenty. It's 15 minutes by bus to the beach, that's ok. People are friendly, not too many children, nice evening programm and so much to do and see in Yucatan.... This was a great holiday!

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Ottawa, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I stayed at Riu Lupita for three weeks in April and I definitely enjoyed my experience. I was actually doing an internship at another hotel so I was working during the most part of the day. Therefore I didn't get to experience the hotel during the day, only afternoons and nights. The hotel was super clean and the rooms as... More

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I stayed there a few years ago. The staff were very friendly and welcoming however the resort is quite dated dated and the amenities are lacking perhaps a 3 star. Its about a 30 minute walk to the nearest beach spend the few extra dollars and stay at one of the other RIU's which are on the beach and more... More

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Widnes, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Having visited Mexico previously and loved it I have to say if this was my first visit I would never have gone back. This hotel is badly dated and needs a total redecoration. The rooms are 'cleaned' daily ... They make your bed that's about it. Our room was infested with ants so the hotel gassed the room which smelt... More

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Foulridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We stayed at the Riu Lupita from 21st April for 2 weeks. We were allocated a room on the ground floor and having read the reviews asked for one on the first or second floor. We were allocated a 2nd floor room backing onto the ‘jungle’, which gave us lots of entertainment watching the birds and animals. The room had... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I think the problem with this hotel is the 5 star tag and what you are expecting from it - after all there are 5 star and then not so 5 star hotels, this one falls into the latter category. It is the smallest of the 6 Rui hotels in Playacar, and is also the quietest and most laid back.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We stay few days and then we move to a better hotel in front of the beautify beach of Playa del Carmen. The room was clean and the food was good too but in General you could choose any other Hotel Riu that shows where much better, with real 4 or 5 stars as the the Lupita!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

In May / June 2014 I stayed in five hotels during a tour of the Yucatan Peninsula. For the last hotel of the trip I decided to go 'higher-end' and chose the Riu Lupita in Playa. Admittedly I was not on the sort of holiday that the hotel is focused on, but even so it was a major disappointment. Essentially,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Rooms are average, clean but a little old, air conditioner is very noisy. Remember to always keep your drink with you and watch they making it. I dont recommend the disco inside the hotel you may end up with scopolamine and you may wake up next day with only your pants, safe empty, no passport, no money. used to be... More

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Address: Avda. Xaman-Ha, Manzana 20, Lote 1, Condominio Playacar | Lote Hotelero No. 1, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Riu Lupita 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Riu Lupita Resort
Riu Lupita Mayan Riviera
Riu Lupita Mexico
Hotel Riu Lupita Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

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