I've read all the reviews and some were dead on and a lot were dead wrong. Of course that's just my opinion. Pros: the staff are all the most hard working ppl I've seen at any of the other resorts we've been to. The hotel was impeccably clean. They were so friendly. The location, although at the very far end, was incredibly beautiful. Our view from our room on the 8th floor was spectacular. Now cons: no where near shopping, although a short Mexican limo ride to the golden zone. The fact that you do not get bar service on the beach was not a huge deal for me but I did hear A LOT of complaints from others. They close the main bars down at such an early time. But the sports bar is 24 hrs. The coffee is the worst I've had. But there is a wonderful little coffee shop down the end of the beach that is wonderful! Now for the beds. OMG!!! THE WORST I'VE EVER SLEPT ON!!!!! EVER!!!!! That may not be a huge deal for some but you will find out if you stay. So be forewarned. Overall will we go back? No. But it is more geared towards family's to 60 ish. So I hope you all have a great time if you go to this resort. :)
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- * Opening summer 2009 * 12 km / 7.45 Miles from Mazatlan, overlooking the Pacific Ocean * Located on Playa Las Brujas beach * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach * 20-story main building * Surrounded by 13.500 M2 / 16.15 Sq. Yards of lush gardens * 10 km / 6.2 Miles from various shops * 12 km / 7.45 Miles from Mazatlan * 32 km / 19.87 Miles from the airport * Credit cards accepted: MasterCard, Amex, Visa ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Riu Emerald Bay Mazatlan