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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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toronto, canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2009

Let me start off by saying that I'm writing this review as I travel quite a bit & use tripadvisor to select the hotel/get some tips so I feel inclined to share my experience. There's tonnes of positive reviews & I definitely agree. We've travelled quite a bit in the Carribean (4 star & up) and this was our absolute... More 

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Richmond Hill, ON
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2009

I just got back from the Riu this week after finding a really good deal on redtag.ca. I went for one week with my parents, the pics on the website looked beautiful and after reading many reviews we were excited to go. When we got to the hotel we got our keys and looked at the map we decided we... More 

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Sacramento, California
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2009

Booked this trip through cheapcaribbean.com. Great expierence from start to finish. We took our staff of our small business for a end of year celebration of a year of hard work. There were five of us total. The price was excellent, and all the pictures and reviews on tripavisor really helped. Everything was perfect from check in to check out.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2009

Stayed at the Santa Fe over New Year's. Highlights are the friendly staff and cleanliness. Opted to spend more time at the beach over the pool. If you are a proficient swimmer, there's no problem going in the ocean. Lots of vendors, but a simple "no, gracias" and they will move on. Rented a waverunner at the hotel - good... More 

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Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2009

I just got back from a one week stay at the RIU Santa Fe. My overall experience was great. The resort itself was really nice, clean and the staff was friendly. The pools were gorgeous. The only complaint I have is the lunch and dinner buffets, Breakfast was pretty usual. The buffets were pretty much the same everyday. The food... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2009

The appearance of the resort was awesome. The lobby was great, the design was very unique and warming. The staff was very welcoming and friendly, only took about 10 minutes to check in and we were welcomed with a drink. The food: The buffet was good. Lots of different things to eat and found lots of it to be vegetarian... More 

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Burnaby, Canada
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2009

You better watch out your personal belongings or make sure you store it in the save deposit box. if you decided to stay in this hotel. You don't know how many people have the key to access your room and search your laguages. My netbook computer was stolen inside my hotel room. The door was lock and people still can... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2009

We stayed here from Jan 1-8, with 2 other couples. All 6 of us loved the experience. The resort was beautiful & very clean, with friendly, helpful staff. The buffet was very good, although the à la carte meals had mixed reviews depending on what you ordered. The beach was clean, and not too crowded as most people laze poolside.... More 

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Fort Worth, TX
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2009

Spent five nights at the Riu Santa Fe in Cabo during the Christmas 2008 holidays. Flew AA non-stop to Cabo from DFW, perfect flights both ways. The airport in San Jose is fairly small and easy to get around in. The timeshare gauntlet is a bit intimidating but just walk through straight to transportation. Definitely arrange transportation ahead of time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2009

We really enjoyed our vacation here. Immigration upon coming into the airport is a bit slow but consistent with travel to other countries. Thanks to an earlier review on TripAdvisor, we knew to keep on walking out the door at the airport where the Tour Group people were waiting. Bus ride to the hotel is about 30 minutes. Check in... More 

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