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Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya

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Av Xaman-Ha Mza 9 y 10 Lote 1 Int.Fracc. | Fase II Solidaridad, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Acushnet, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very Clean. Service prompt and always a smile. Food awesome. Front Desk Great. 24 hour Room Service excellent and FREE! Frig and Mini Bar filled daily with Beer, Water and soda so check it for these items upon arrival. Bell Boys great! Beach service unbelievable. 20 minute walk by beach or road to Playa del Carmen. Taxi cost is $9.00... More 

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Cedar Park, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Like many others, I spent MONTHS reading the Trip Advisor reviews on this property beforehand. My husband and I were here the week of April 18 - 25 (2015) for our 30th anniversary, and I just can't say enough good things about our stay. I will do my best to cover all of the topics people are probably most interested... More 

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Rockton, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent 7 days here with family and friends. Staff was outstanding in all phases...bartenders, service staff, entertainment staff. All around they are hotel guest focused. Attentive to your every want. Food was great and the drinks were fabulous. Never ending food. The hotel is super clean and offers many amenities to insure your stay is comfortable. If I have one... More 

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Pennsylvania
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16 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent a week at this wonderful paradise from April 18-25th. We have a 2 year old daughter and met up with 3 other couples. Two couples without children and another family with 2 children (ages 3 and 4). I was first super-impressed by Luis, who actually met all of my special requests, to be near the beach and in... More 

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Ashland, Wisconsin
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We just returned from a 5 day trip to the Riu Palace Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen (4/24 thru 4/29) and it was an excellent vacation. We have stayed at the Riu Palace in Puerto Vallarta so knew what to expect. Let me tell you that the employees at this establishment are unbelievable! Santos and Lester went out of their... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife, daughter, son-in-law, baby granddaughter (6 and a half months old ) and I were at this resort Apr. 19-26. 2015. THE GOOD TRANSFERS: Well done. THE RESORT: Although a bit stale, it is still magnificent to look at. The grounds are well taken care of . THE POOL: Very nive, lots of lounge chairs available, although a lot... More 

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Montgomery, Alabama
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We arrived the afternoon of April 9, 2015, with 4 other couples. I gave the front desk clerk a $30 tip for an extra nice room for my wife and I. She gave me a room with a broken air conditioner and no wifi. I have attached some pictures of this room. It is really in bad shape. We had... More 

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Michigan
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is definitely a very nice resort.. The food was probably the best (tasting and selection) I've had in 16 trips to Mexico all inclusives. The Buffet was a 5 in itself.... amazing food! It was easy to get reservations to the specialty restaurants and they had outstanding food also. The service here was amazing. Quick, smiling, taking care of... More 

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San Diego, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here a week ago for our honeymoon. We absolutely loved it! We notified them before arriving that it was our honeymoon and were pleasantly surprised to have an upgraded room with a view and some chocolate covered strawberries waiting for us when we arrived. Check in was a breeze. I was relieved when we got... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I will definitely be back! To be honest, I was nervous about some of the reviews I've seen on trip advisor, but I think it comes down to what type of vacation people want (and let's be honest, a lot of people complain about nothing). So close to Playa (to get to the clubs, it is a bit of a... More 

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