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Hotel Riu Playacar

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The 24-hour All Inclusive Hotel Riu Playacar opens all year round and is located on the beach of the Playacar residential estate, along with the Hotel Riu Palace Mexico, Riu Palace Riviera Maya, Riu Yucatan and the ClubHotel Riu Tequila. The RIU Classic Hotels offer comfortable rooms and excellent facilities with leisure and relaxation facilities, as well as international gastronomy. Enjoy a relaxing holiday - whether alone, with family, partner or friends! The location is ideal due to its proximity to Cancun Airport CUN (55 km) and Playa del Carmen (3 km) and invites you to explore the area. The hotel has 396 comfortably furnished rooms and offers many amenities. Relax in our spa or get in shape at the gym. 3 outdoor pools, 1 children's pool. Day and evening entertainment, as well as our Pacha Discotheque in the neighboring ClubHotel Riu Tequila. For lovers of gastronomy, we offer live cooking stations at our main restaurant, Asian, Mexican, Italian restaurants, Steakhouse, 4 bars.
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All reviews pool bar musty smell asian restaurant palm trees entertainment staff mattress pad every other day great holiday evening entertainment plenty of sunbeds gated community main restaurant specialty restaurants smaller resort other resorts cab ride buffet style
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Stayed for 2 weeks from 22nd of Nov - 6th of December and had a great time. Checked in in a small group which made the process much quicker and we were literally in our room within 10-15 minutes of arriving at the hotel quickly...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Flight good arrived 2.30pm. We had booked private transfers with kalido i recommend them. Arrived at hotel easy swift check in got upgraded to sea view room. Porter took luggage up right away. We have previously stayed in this room twice before we were greeted...More

4  Thank Stanner26
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all I want to start by saying we had a lovely honeymoon, but I also want to give a fair review for anyone looking to book this hotel! We flew TUI from Gatwick, arriving in Cancun around 4pm local time. Quickly through the...More

6  Thank tashachelsea
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was at this resort for 2 weeks with my girlfriend and it was amazing. We stayed at RIU yuctan last year and we did prefer this resort slightly over the yuctan. The rooms were great very spacious and well equipped. The hotel is very clean...More

3  Thank frit14
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First room allocated not up to scratch , in middle of walkway with no view , after contacting reception we were moved to a partial pool view room , with a bottle of fizz waiting for us , result . Pools were ok , but...More

1  Thank dmand65
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Natalie C
5 December 2018|
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Response from Stanner26 | Reviewed this property |
They do a bbq on the beach each week and also paella round the pool. The mini bar is free and restocked every 2 days as are the optics.
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Coronalover60
28 November 2018|
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sent you a message with the address :-)
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JonD1753
26 November 2018|
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yeah each room has steam iron and ironing board
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Room Tips
"If u want quiet at night, ask for a room close to the pool/beach away from the stage and lobby"
littledragon911
2 weeks ago
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"We stayed in block 4 which was central to the beach and the restaurants"
kevineade
2 weeks ago
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"blockeight for quiet room"
isobelj2015
28 Oct 2018
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"Rooms for the most part are equal and the same. There are some family rooms but are hard to get"
1sicsrt4
23 Oct 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$176 - US$489 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
riu playacar hotel playa del carmenriu playacar playa del carmenrui playacarriu playacar reviewsplayacar hotelsriu playacar mexico
LOCATION
MexicoYucatan PeninsulaQuintana RooRiviera MayaPlaya del Carmen
NUMBER OF ROOMS
396
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