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Hotel Riu Yucatan

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06/26/2017 06/27/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Chorley, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 9, 2012

Just back from Riu Yucatan, we absolutely loved it, one of the best holidays we have had. Could not fault anything, the rooms were lovely, food fantastic (especially the steak house)beach immaculate and all the staff are so friendly, helpful and genuine. Couldn't recommend this hotel enough, would go back tommorrow! Also found the airport fast and efficient both ways....

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West Mids
Reviewed May 9, 2012

Just returned from The Riu Yuccatan, where do I start? Well we travelled as a party of 6 people, ages ranging from 21 to 48. Arrived after a rather longer than planned flight, to a delightful reception area and a very speedy check-in, checked in and bags received in room within 30 minutes. I must agree with previous reviews that...

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11Thank MrsFidge
Moore, Oklahoma
Reviewed May 8, 2012

A bit about us and our perspective: We are an American couple in our young 30's, traveling without our children, intent on relaxation. We do drink alcohol but are far from the "party" crowd. We chose the first week of May to avoid crowding, specifically lots of school age children. CHECK-IN We were greeted upon check-in by Helene, a nice...

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10Thank Kyle H
Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 7, 2012

Got back yesterday from another fantastic holiday in Mexico.....we have previously stayed at Riu Caribe, Cancun and more recently, Riu Tequila, just across the road from Riu Yucatan. We chose Yucatan this time purely because of a slightly cheaper price and beachfront location......as expected, we had an amazing time! The airport is a nightmare....expect to queue, queue and queue again....then...

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28Thank ShazandLisa L
nottingham
Reviewed May 6, 2012

WOW what a holiday! just got back this morning after a 2 week stay here......the fun never stops from start to finish, there's always something going on morning to night, the entertainment team work very hard to make sure everyone has a good time, the bar staff too and they always have a smile on their faces. The food is...

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7Thank minky1602
Derby, England
Reviewed May 4, 2012

We have just returned from spending 2 wonderful weeks at RIU Yucatan, I don't see how some people can complain about the hotel. Our holiday started flawless from the moment we stepped on the plane to arriving at the resort. We went for our daughters' 21st birthday and took her friend. I requested that we could have a top floor...

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6Thank jeanetteray
Chicago, IL
Reviewed May 3, 2012

We had never before stayed in an all-inclusive resort, so we didn't know what to expect. The buffet food, while not gourmet, had lots of choices and most of it was pretty tasty. We went to the Japanese Restaurant, which really was just another buffet and wasn't very good, so we stuck with the buffet. We opted for the suite,...

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2Thank MER1
Vancouver, BC
Reviewed May 3, 2012

Stayed at the Riu Yucatan from April 18-25 and I loved every moment! The best part was definitely the beach; clean beautiful sand, plentiful seating, symmetrically placed palm trees and clear warm turquoise waters...what more could you possibly ask for?! Also, the hotel is located fairly close to Playa del Carmen and a jaunty 20 minute walk along the beach...

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5Thank thrillhouse v
Piatra Neamt, Romania
Reviewed May 2, 2012

Not very friendly like I use to be in other Riu Hotels in the caribbean area. I recommend this hotel for the beautiful beach and for the scubadiving around

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Thank Adrian L
fort washington
Reviewed April 30, 2012

My friend and I went to this resort last week and we did have a blast but there are a few things we didn't like and would probably check out another resort if we decided to go back. Both of us are 40 years of age and like to have a good time but nothing crazy. I don't know if...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Located in the Yucatan peninsula, 3 km/ 1.9 Miles from Playa del Carmen * In Playacar's resort area, along with the Riu Palace Mexico, Riu Palace Riviera Maya, Riu Playacar and the ClubHotel Riu Tequila hotels * Main building and 2-storey buildings * Mexican "Hacienda" style architecture * Surrounded by 40,000 m2/44,000 sq. Yards of lush gardens * On the beachfront * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach * Next to the Mexican Street * 800 m/2,650 ft. From various shops * 55 km/34 miles from Cancun Int'l. Airport * Credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Diners ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riu Yucatan

Address: Avenida Xaman-Ha, Manzana 3, Lote 1 | Condominio Playacar, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $215 - $454 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Riu Yucatan 3.5*
Number of rooms: 507
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Also Known As:
Riu Yucatan Playacar Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Riu Yucatan Playa Del Carmen
Riu Yucatan Mexico
Rui Yucatan
Hotel Riu Yucatan Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
Hotel Style:
#32 Top resorts Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#44 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#53 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#55 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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“Buildings 4, 1 or 5. Each 3-story, no elevators. There are no rooms that are ocean-view. Buildings laid out perpendicular to ocean.”
davidwP8093KZ, 4 days ago | Read review
“a room in the 5000's is ideal as not far from pool or restaurants”
scottya228, 5 days ago | Read review
“Top floor room 1610, no neighbour one side, quiet”
  • Room 1610 quiet, and secluded
  • Room made up for our friends wedding anniversary and birthday
  • Over looked by trees, very private room 1610
Derwentrocker, 1 week ago | Read review
“No elevators at this hotel, three floors.”
Edmon67, 1 week ago | Read review
“We were in room 3212 and we backed onto the service lane it was somewhat noisy first thing in the morning”
sharronm361, 1 week ago | Read review
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