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Charlottetown, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed February 29, 2012

Booking: We booked with Sunquest/Thomas Cook through a local travel agency. Sunquest representative at the hotel: There was an Irish guy and a local rep. Neither were "in" to their job. We seemed like a hassle to them. When we had an issue with being eaten alive in our bed by some sort of insect, the Irish guy (I don't... More 

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4 Thank Courtney H
Cambs
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed February 29, 2012

FIRST AND MOST IMPORTANT!! If you don't like long transfer times from the airport give this a miss it takes a good two hours to get here. All round a lovely hotel and the size of it WOW!! We had 2 weeks here in November and it was all in all a good holiday, the only bad things were the... More 

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7 Thank Bookerwood
Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed February 29, 2012

We were lucky enough to “win” our stay at the Coba with the Sunquest Roulette package. We stayed February 16-23, and only wished it could have been longer. We opted for the private transfer as we knew the bus ride could be long depending on the number of stops along the way. We would definitely do this again, $135 round... More 

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7 Thank AreJayEm43
Bayonne, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed February 29, 2012

Just got back from a week at GBP Coba (Feb 20-27) I am going to try and talk about things related to kids and some of our excursions. I will just take a moment to say that as you've already read, the grounds are gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous! We travelled with 5 kids and here are some things to note: The... More 

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3 Thank LyndaParis_France
Waterloo, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed February 28, 2012

This was our third vacation at GBP and their hospitality was astounding. Felix, was able to resolve a few issues that we ran into and we felt very confident with his abilities. GBP can be proud to have an employee of his calibre and professionalism. Jose, bellboy at Akumal Premier Lobby provided us with friendly, humorous and couteous service at... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed February 28, 2012

First of all I will say, we have travelled to Cuba and don't have high expectations as far as food goes (those of you who have been will know what I'm talking about) we are not picky people! Onto the review: This is not the hotels or the travel agencies fault but we spent about 2 hours in customs after... More 

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2 Thank mojito0o
Red Deer
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed February 28, 2012

Like I have said before, people will complain about anything. The food, drinks and service here was great. Yeah the beach was packed, thats what you get when you go to the caribbean in the winter. I have stayed at numerous resorts where I never got a lounge, but never had a problem here, no matter how busy. At the... More 

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3 Thank merv o
Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed February 27, 2012

We just spent 2 weeks at The Gran Bahia Principe Coba and had a great time. We emailed Felix prior to arrival to setup our a la carte restaurants and this was done. The resort is huge and at first can be a bit over whelming but after a few days you get it all figured out. The shuttle drivers... More 

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6 Thank Darrel E
Toronto
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed February 27, 2012

Hi All!, I'm writing this review in connection to my Tulum review. Ive been to GBP 2 times, both staying at Tulum. I just wanted to clairfy some things that are being bashed about this resort. Some will be repreated from the other review, but just wanted to make sure readers wont miss it as the other review is for... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2012

We stayed here Dec 19 -26, 2011. We went with Air Transat were in the Club Golden section. We were given a junior suite on the 3 rd floor of a buliding behind the Golden lobby, it was a quiet and central location. We actually found our bed comfortable and had no problems with the apparent hard beds. We booked... More 

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Golf course
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  • Minibar
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Facilities and services 2 lake-style pools 3 Jacuzzis Large sun terrace and gardens with sun umbrellas and loungers Pool and beach towel service BAHIA SPA (additional charge) Sports facilities: gym, 5 tennis courts, basketball court, bicycles Motorised sports (additional charge) Water activity centre Entertainment amphitheatre WiFi access in the lobby (1h per day free of charge) Buffet restaurant 4 a la carte restaurants 7 Bars 2 Snack bar Riviera Maya Golf Club: 18 long holes and 9 executive holes with lakes, natural wells and Mayan forest. Hacienda Dona Isabel: karaoke bars, shows, live music and disco Rooms 1080 rooms including 4 types: Superior Junior Suite, Club Golden Junior Suite, Family Junior Suite and Master Family Suite. Room facilities: Two full size beds or a king size bed Sitting area with sofa Fully-equipped bathroom with hydromassage bath tub, shower, wash basin, magnifying mirror and hair dryer Bathroom amenities Balcony or terrace Air conditioning Ceiling fan Telephone Radio alarm clock Flat screen satellite TV Mini-bar Coffee-making facilities Safe (additional charge) Ironing set Terrace Wifi Family Junior Suites and Master Family Suites the perfect choice for families, including: All the facilities and services of a Junior Suite Bathrobes and slippers for all the family for use during your stay Children's bath kit Welcome basket with sweets Mini-bar with juices, shakes, milk and soft drinks for children Two fully independent connecting rooms (Master Family Suites) Club Golden Junior Suites Children Bahia Scouts Children can enjoy a range of specially-tailored facilities: Children's pool Mini Club with daytime activities Evening Mini Disco Bahia Scouts Water Park Teen's Club (11 - 16 years) Baby Station Other services On-site miniature railway providing access to all facilities Medical service (additional charge) Pharmacy (additional charge) Personalised diet option for celiacs and diabetics Cash point Specialised service for organising weddings, events and anniversaries Casino ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Bahia Principe Coba

Address: Carretera Chetumal - Cancun Km 250, Akumal 77760, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Akumal
Price Range: $162 - $428 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Grand Bahia Principe Coba 3.5*
Number of rooms: 1080
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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
Gran Principe
Gran Bahia Principe Mexico
Bahia Coba
Grand Bahia Principe Coba Riviera Maya/Akumal, Mexico
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#7 Family Hotel in Akumal
#7 Top resorts Hotel in Akumal
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Akumal
#8 Romantic Hotel in Akumal
#8 Spa Hotel in Akumal
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“Do you like the beach or, being near the pools? Choose accordingly as far as where the room is in relation to where you will be.”
 of 5 bubbles 2duffsintheruff, 3 days ago | Read review
“We emailed 2 weeks before we went and asked for a room on the 3rd floor near the pool and that's what we got.”
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“superior junior suite”
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“Get your dinner reservations in as soon as you check in. They fill up fast and many could not even get in for their 4 in seven days.”
  • Welcome fruit basket - very nice
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“Block 5 for nice and quite”
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