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Hotel Riu Playacar

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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pool bar”(211 reviews)
“musty smell”(106 reviews)
“palm trees”(118 reviews)
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Reviewed December 28, 2007

My husband and I stayed at the Riu Playacar 12/16-12/21. We did a short trip bc we did not know what to expect being our first time to this resort. The rooms were a good size for 2 people, i believe the beds are 2...More

15  Thank PlayaChic22
Reviewed December 26, 2007

December 26, 2007 It is with great pleasure to report what a fantastic time I had last week at the RIU Playacar, near Playa Del Carmen, in Mexico. I originally booked the trip for seven nights and extended my vacation with an additional night. This...More

7  Thank Mexico_Germany
Reviewed December 25, 2007

Just got back from being at the Riu Playacar from12/15 to 12/21. There were 7 of us. Mom, dad, 3 daughters, 2 son-in laws all in their 20's. Everything was great. They have the best beach of anyone in the area. Great service on the...More

7  Thank CathyManning_Iowa
Reviewed December 24, 2007

went to Riu Playacar for seven days with my girlfriend we had a great time, the service is real good, great drinks (althrough they are definately watered down, but if you have enough it doesnt matter, i stuck to straigh tequila and it did the...More

7  Thank iraevski
Reviewed December 13, 2007

This was well worth the money. For an all-inclusive the food was decent, the drinks were tasty and the service was outstanding. The employees at this resort truly go above and beyond the call of duty to make their guests happy. The rooms were average...More

14  Thank Mike_in_Michigan
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
$230 - $520 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#26 Top resorts Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#36 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#36 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#37 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#57 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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Family Rooms
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Price range
$230 - $520 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#26 Top resorts Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#36 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#36 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#37 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#57 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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Katie L
February 16, 2018|
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Response from diane t | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, lobby bar is open 24 hours a day and has lots of branded drinks.
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charlotte
February 14, 2018|
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Response from magsCoventry_england | Reviewed this property |
hi stopped here 21dec - 5th jan 2018 never even seen any insects in the room at all over the whole period of our stay.If I was you I would ask for a top floor room which will cut down the chances of insects coming into the... More
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"we found block 5 very nice - larger than average room size throughout the resort"
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"Block 2 is nearest the theatre, avoid if you like a bit of peace and quiet in the evening,"
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"Don't book this property"
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"Block 6 quiet, and near the pools and beach."
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