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Grand Bahia Principe Coba

#9 of 21 Hotels in Akumal
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Carretera Chetumal - Cancun Km 250. Mexico, Akumal 77760, Mexico
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    4 of 5 stars
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Corner Brook
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2010

The truth, don't listen to people who complain because there was an ant in the room or the bed was not made to perfection- YOUR ON VACATION IN MEXICO! The resort is large, clean and very nice. Buffets are great, lots of choice. The A La Carts are excellent, book early to get best times. There are many pools, with... More 

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South Bend, IN
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2010

Our 2nd stay at the GBP Coba on our 7th trip to Mexico (6th to Riviera Maya). We came back because this was our favorite resort of the several we had experienced. We booked with APPLE Vacations as always; here at the Coba that fact allows you to check in at the smaller, quieter Premier lobby, and free room safe... More 

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West Bend
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2010

My husband and I travel to the Riviera Maya area every other year for a vacation. We've stayed at the Bahia Principe resorts three times. The first time in 2004 was wonderful enough we decided to go back in 2008 which again, was a great time. For our 2010 vacation we chose to revisit however this visit was disappointing. The... More 

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UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2010

We visited the Gran Bahia Principie Coba for our honeymoon. From the we arrived the service we received was above anything we had ever expected. All the staff we encounted were friendly and helpful in anyway. We stayed in a Junior Suite, the room was spotless, the bed was very comfortable and the bathroom was of an ample size. The... More 

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bc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2010

Like many of you, I read and read all the reviews I could...even printed out pages to read on the plane! Having since compared notes with several other travellers from other resorts, I am pleased that we made the right choice for us. We enjoyed 2 weeks and can't imaine having only 1 week! It was not until the 2nd... More 

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Moncton
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2010

We've travelled a fair amount and have always had outstanding service when staying at a RIU. This is our 2nd "ok" experience with a Bahia Principe. Although the resort was beautiful and the rooms were clean, the service was hit and miss. We also found several of the staff could not understand very much english which made communication difficult. The... More 

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Holland, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2010

GENERAL INFO: Mid-west USA. Age, upper 40’s with an 18 year old. Traveling with another couple and 18 year old. We stayed at the Coba the week of April 5, 2010. I will try to make this review short and to the point. CHECK IN AND OUT: Excellent! We did have one small issue at check in and it was... More 

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NO. CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2010

I can't say enough great things about this hotel, its wonderful! Do your homework and select a resort that best fits your needs. We wanted a big place with nice beaches and plenty to do and this resort was the perfect match. If you have never been to this area of Mexico I think a week is just too short--we... More 

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Ottawa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2010

I'd have to say, what you read in these reviews is probably correct. BUT, we were told some things that we didn't get. So beware your sales agent (itravel2000). We chose the Royal Golden for its extras $1350 each, but... 1. There are NO beachviews...NONE. It was even written on our hotel voucher. It was still about a 10 min... More 

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New Brunswick Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2010

Everything has been pretty much covered in althe reviews so I will give you my quick take on it compared to the 8 other resorts I have visited throughout the Carribean. Rooms 5 star Very big excelent bathroom, small balcony but adiquate Beds seemed hard at first but we found them comfortable Our Air conditioner kept or room warm, not... More 

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