We stayed at El Cid through out timeshare and brought friends with is who booked through Expedia. We both booked suite rooms with kitchens but were given hotel rooms as no suites were available. The room next to our had a kitchen and we were told the 4 of us could use that room after the guest checked out later in the day. The guest never checked out so we decided to wait until the next day to find rooms with a kitchen. During the first night we were there our air condioner died. A man came the next day to fix it but it needed a new compressor. After that they moved us to 2 suites on the first floor. The view was not as good but it was convenient to the beach and restaurant. The bath products were lovely.
We ate a few times at the restaurant and found the food there to be excellent. Luis (or Louis) was a wonderful waiter. We can't say enough about him. He was friendly and brought us drinks and food very quickly. The drinks were awesome. Excellent Margaritas!
During our stay our friend walked into a glass sliding door and injured his shoulder. We had to visit the Cozumel clinic and were quite impressed with the service.
This resort is not high class but is clean and friendly. A few negatives are the cruise ship people who monopolize the lounge chairs and beach and were quite loud. Also the resort should provide drinking water as we were only given 1 small (10-12 oz) bottle of water all week. The rest we bought at the grocery store.
All in all it was a great time and we enjoyed our stay.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- El Cid La Ceiba Beach resort is an oceanfront paradise perfectly in tune with Cozumel's easygoing island rhythms. Explore the island's enchanting beaches, lush mangrove forests and brilliantly colored reefs with amazing sea life. Whether you are in search of a romantic getaway or a tropical setting to reconnect with family and friends, our intimate and friendly resort offers the ideal setting for snorkeling, diving or simply lazing by the pool. Your vacation is sure to be relaxing and authentic experience at El Cid La Ceiba. • Babieca Dive Shop on site with PADI certified dive masters. • Spectacular diving, snorkeling and unmatched ocean views. • European and All-Inclusive Plans • Fly High Adventures, eco-park featuring 6 zip line platforms and six rugged trails • Two swimming pools: a free-form pool with kids' area and a tide pool with cascading waterfalls, rock formations, and lush gardens • Ocean View and Ocean Front Accommodations. • All Inclusive and European Meal Plans • International cuisine in our Oceanfront Restaurants • Nearby shopping at Plaza & downtown area. • Three miles from Chakanaab Park • Only Six miles from Cozumel International Airport ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- El Cid Cozumel
- El Cid La Ceiba Cozumel