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Grand Bahia Principe Coba

3.5 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Carretera Chetumal - Cancun Km 250. Mexico, Akumal 77760, Mexico
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Ranked #5 of 20 Hotels in Akumal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2009
VivaMexico09 Brighton, England
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Brighton, England
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2009

We, a family of four, just returned from a wonder full two week vacation at the Bahia Principe Coba and are stunned how people find anything to complain about. Almost everything exceeded our expectations. The service was amazing as were the rooms, pools, public areas and restaurants. Contrary to what we read in other reviews before coming to the hotel,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2009

be patient - lost our reservation- had to work that out with some language problems. they wanted to charge more than the booked price at arrival. ac just barely working. the coba rooms are some distance to the beach - but patience for a shuttle or walk get your there. long waits at the bars for a drink - patience.... More

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wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2009

My husband and I stayed in this resort for our hooneymoon. It was wonderful! We stayed in Coba but used facilities in the other 2 hotels also. The little busses are always frequent to take you around the complex. The beach was beautiful and there was always sunbeds available. However, be warned!! Sunbeds around the pool! These are few and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2009

Having thoroughly enjoyed a romantic holiday to the same area late last year we decided that the Riviera Maya would also be a great place to take the kids for a family holiday. Having done a bit of searching and taking family (and Trip!) advice settled on the GBP, booking through Direct Holidays we could only request the Coba part,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2009

We booked the Akumel resort for our Easter vacation, however at checkin we were provided with a free upgrade and specials (one more alacarte dinner) , basically it was the Akumel signature club. Our room was in Coba. The little shuttlebuses are very convenient, but u can still walk everywhere if u wish. The buffets were all very good. The... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2009

Just returned from Mexico and I am still scratching my bites. This resort should have an health warning attached to it. The resort is made up of three 5 star hotels, unfortunately they have been built on what can only be described as a swamp infested with mosquitoes. I had twenty five bites after being there for two hours. ROOMS:... More

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Chicago
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2009

We just returned from the Gran Bahia Coba and loved every second of our 6 night 7 day stay. Let me first say, I must have checked around every all inclusive hotel in Mexico between Expedia and then comparing the pictures to the ones taken on this website by the travelers. I wanted to be sure my vacation was going... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2009

I think everything already has been said about this hotel. I personaly loved it! I only would like to say that if you are into any excursions buy them in Playa del Carmen they are probably 50% cheaper to the one offered in the hotel by your reps. I remember paying $26 for Chichen Itza tour, immagine that! I would... More

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BC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2009

The first day we arrived around nine thirty a.m. and went to the front desk to check in, we were advised check in was not until 3 p.m. We were not told of any place we could go to change or keep our luggage,also we were not given any beach towels. At 3 we went to check in,we were told... More

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Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2009

Just returned from Gran Bahia Principe Coba in the Mayan Riviera, Mexico and it was fabulous! The service and accommodations are absolutely excellent - you could not get any better. The staff are extremely courteous, friendly, and prompt. All of the restaurants in Coba are excellent, my favourite is the Mikado (Japanese) where they cook the food in front of... More

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Additional Information about Grand Bahia Principe Coba

Address: Carretera Chetumal - Cancun Km 250. Mexico, 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 Coba 3.5*
Number of rooms: 1044
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Also Known As:
Gran Bahia Principe Coba Akumal
Hotel Gran Bahia Principe
Bahia Principe Coba Mexico
Gran Bahia Coba
Gran Bahia Principe Resort Coba
Gran Bahia Principe Coba Hotel
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Gran Bahia Principe Mexico
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