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Grand Bahia Principe Akumal

3.5 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Playa AventurasCtra. Chetumal - Cancun, km. 250, Akumal 77760, Mexico
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed frist 2 weeks in August, 2014. Let's get the good done first. It's a lovely looking hotel which has lots of options for things to do. That's about as good as it got for us. The beach is ok. Nowhere near as good as the ones further North in Playacar, but ok. Rooms - spacious but we found lots... More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I chose this hotel based on all the positive reviews and it was absolutely the right decision. We stay in Akumal, block 68 of the Golden Club section. What a perfect location, right near the beach, near the Akumal golden club reception with computer room, by the 24 hour snack bar which served fantastic lunches and the activities pool where... More

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RRPP A, Public Relations at Grand Bahia Principe Akumal, responded to this review

Dear Guest: What a fantastic comment you have given us!!! We are extremely happy to see we reached our main goal, which is the you total satisfaction due to the warm and personal attention of our staff, thank you so much for giving us the honor to host you. We feel proud that you are satisfied with our food and... More

Mississauga, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have visited this resort about 6-8 times in my life and stayed at the Grand Bahia Pricipe Akumal resort every time I went. I went with my boyfriend at the time approx. 5 years ago... We returned back 3 years ago as this is the trip he proposed to me on. My husband brought me back again to celebrate... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at Akumal this month, and we loved it!We did upgrade for the golden and we got the room with the ocean view.The room service was great, room cleaned every day, new towels twice a day! The beach was amazing, we swam with fish, fed them every time, unbelievable! The food was pretty good, restaurants are good, too.(unfortunately I... More

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RRPP A, Public Relations at Grand Bahia Principe Akumal, responded to this review

Dear TripAdvisor Member: On behalf of the entire team at Grand Bahia Principe Akumal, we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We are grateful to read that you recognize the work of our staff, the cleanness of your room at the Golden Section and the quality of... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hotel in July and can't fault it in any way. We were over for a friends wedding and stayed for two weeks. I booked flights and room independently. I opted for private transfer all arranged directly on hotels website. I was given a room a stone's throw from the beach. Room was lovely and clean. My... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Best Holiday ever!!! We stayed at the Sian Kaan which was outstanding, but all other 3 hotels, Akumal, Tulum and Coba of excellent standard and you can use all of them. Room was very clean, spotless, air conditioning is an good condition, service was exceptional, they all very polite, friendly and helpful. We enjoyed food selection. It was yummy,... More

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is located equally from the two large towns either side, both have tourist sites, such as temples, restaurants and shops. The hotel is very large with luxury rooms. All of the staff are very helpful and friendly.

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RRPP A, Public Relations at Grand Bahia Principe Akumal, responded to this review

Dear Matthew: First of all thank you very much for staying in the Grand Bahia Principe Akumal, Riviera Maya and taking the time to write your impressions. It is great to know that you had a great time with us and it is a real pleasure to read your kind words. Please, do not forget to contact us for your... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have visited Mexico 4 times and unfortunately chose to stay at the Gran Bahia Principe Akumal on our recent visit 3rd June 2014 for 2 weeks. We have never encountered problems in Mexico before. This hotel is the biggest cost cutting exercise we have every endured. All inclusive and yet they ran out of alcohol on several occasions and... More

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RRPP A, Public Relations at Grand Bahia Principe Akumal, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you so much for being guest at Grand Bahia Principe Riviera Maya; it was truly an honor to be at your service the past June! We really regret the experiences described referring the service at our hotel on your two weeks of holidays. Thanks to communication of this nature our customers give us an opportunity to target... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have just returned from our third time at Gran Bahia Principe and we will go back again!!! As before we were greeted by smiling faces and the check in went smoothly. As we know the resort we did not spend much time finding our way around, but unpacked and went for dinner and early to bed due to travel... More

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RRPP A, Public Relations at Grand Bahia Principe Akumal, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you for choosing the Grand Bahia Principe Akumal during your trip in the Riviera Maya. We appreciate for taking time to review our services, and we are glad that you have rated most of our services in very high way. Thank you for share us all your important points of views. It will be a pleasure to... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic hotel, brilliant location, food was amazing, children really enjoyed the pools and daily activities, beach was as good as looked in pictures overall we all had a fantastic holiday, if there was a down fall was that the sun beds were taken very early

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RRPP A, Public Relations at Grand Bahia Principe Akumal, responded to this review

Dear TripAdvisor member: I really thank you for taking time to write this great review about your holidays with us! Reading such as inspiring words make us feel really honored and proud, your comment is a tool of motivation keep on the good work. It is fantastic to see you loved the pools and daily activities. We hope you visit... More

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Address: Playa AventurasCtra. Chetumal - Cancun, km. 250, Akumal 77760, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Akumal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Grand Bahia Principe Akumal 3.5*
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