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Hotel Riu Santa Fe

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Camino Viejo a San Jose | Cabo San Lucas, Cabo San Lucas 23410, Mexico
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Red Deer, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at the Santa Fe last week of March and found this a very comfortable resort. Booked through Sunwing at 50% off, and glad we got that deal as I don't think it would have been worth the full price. Stayed in building 7 and wisely upgraded to an ocean view room - wound up with a great view of... More 

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Maple Ridge, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is a joke! My husband and i and our 4 year old daughter were kicked out after only 1 night, when we paid to stay for 1 week, they would not give us a refund of over 2500$. They had police come and arrest a whole bunch of people including myself and my husband and 2 other cop... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed a week at RIU SANTA FE in building Six on the ground level from April 9 to 16.Read the reviews before going 'though negative reviews caused us some trepidations. Seven Buildings housing about six hundred rooms in a beautifully maintained facility with wide walkways and no motorised vehicles in side give unique elagance to this place.Riu Palace next... More 

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Victoria, BC
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent one week at the Riu Santa Fe, from March 26 - April 4, and after 7 trips to Mexico, will not return to this Riu. We've been to Mexico, and even to Cabo, during spring break in previous years, but have never had any issues. We usually prefer to stay in San José del Cabo, but couldn't find... More 

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Escondido, California
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172 reviews 172 reviews
30 hotel reviews
242 helpful votes 242 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had an amazing time at Riu Santa Fe in Cabo San Lucas. First, we got what I consider to be a great deal through Vacation Express via TravelZoo. For $1000, two of us flew to Cabo on Spirit and had four nights at this all-inclusive resort. It was our first visit to an all-inclusive, but I also knew this... More 

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Camrose, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is our second time at the Riu Santa Fe and were as happy as the first time. Read my previous review and it details the resort more. The only thing I wanted to mention was for travelers to not be afraid of negative reviews about spring breakers. The resort is large and has plenty of room for everyone. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My week at the Riu exceeded all my expectations! The staff were so very nice, helpful and efficient. The vareity and quality of the food even in the buffet was so good (my favourite were the white chocolate covered strawberries for dessert). Even at the pool on a few days the kitchen staff would serve fish facos, nachos, and other... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel although quite large at first has everything a young couple would like, from fun activities at the pool to a Disco late at night, the town of Cabo is amazing, you feel safe at all times and the beer proces are great. Highly recommend a trip to this destination.

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Dallas, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had to make new hotel plans at the last moment and the most affordable all inclusive resort we could find was the Riu Santa Fe and it turned out marvelous! The only glitch we had is that we are over 50 and they stuck us on the third floor (no elevators at this resort) and we had to go... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We are here right now at Riu Santa Fe. The weather is +30 everyday. Clear sky. We are enjoying ourselves! Good food, drinks, clean rooms. The resort is pretty big. People are mostly by the pools , as the beach is a bit rough. Huge waves . Yellow sand, deep water. Once u pass the initial wave- you are good,... More 

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