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Hotel Riu Caribe

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Michigan
Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was my first time at an all inclusive and it was great! The service was outstanding! At check-in we were given a refreshing fruit drink to start our stay. The hotel was clean, I mean clean! I saw staff clearing cobwebs and racking the beach early morning. All the rooms face the ocean and have a view. I could...

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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed yesterday NEW

my son stayed here for spring break and said it was great. Close enough but not right in the thick of things. the beach was not overly crowded. All inclusive was worth it As other reviewers mention there are some structural/cosmetic issues with the building. Seems like it was an older property that needs some TLC to go along with...

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1Thank Cynak
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

First reaction of this hotel was that it was vibrant! The staff were really polite and helpful, lots going on around us in the reception area- there is always a show and entertainment in this hotel. The beach party on Thursday evenings had good music and a fire show before hand. The rooms were clean, spacious, and the minibar was...

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1Thank Jasnique
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel and staff were amazing they all work so hard and are always smiling and happy to help. A big thank you to Alex at the beach bar, serving us drinks all day in the heat! great job. Adrianna at breakfast buffet, and Joel in the evening Buffet resturant all worked so hard but made my trip so special....

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2Thank Simone939
Mankato, MN
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The Good: Food, drinks, service (for the most part) cleanliness, clean beach (two men cleaning seaweed with wheel-barrels every day). They had name brand liquor and made great drinks! The Not so Good: Very noisy, all night, every night. Thin walls, facelift needed. People were hopping the balconies between rooms. We were here for five nights with our spring break...

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2Thank Amy O
Sagamore Beach, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was on vacation with my husband and 2 daughters (17 and20) in early March. Overall a wonderful experience! The food was excellent in all of the restaurants and buffet. Delicious drinks too!! The one thing that stood out to all of us was how wonderful every single employee of Riu was to us. They make you feel like you...

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5Thank Tracy S
Northeast Missouri
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a very nice resort. The grounds were very well kept. There is plenty of chairs and shade. My daughter and I stayed from March 22-25. The spring breakers must have gone home as we had no problem. Check-in took forever. They kept telling us to come back in an hour and then they said our room would be...

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3Thank Stand-Alone
Newquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Good points... lovely staff so friendly. Lovely views.. excellent food/drink Bad points... the hotel states on it's website that they allow no spring breakers in this particular rui... that is why we booked it as we were flying from the UK to meet my sister and husband who flew in from the states... the 1st 5 nights were horrendous we...

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7Thank petehazell
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A slightly dated hotel regards decor but our holiday was very good . Lovely close private beach with lovely sand and plenty of sun beds. Swimming pools excellent and again plenty of sun beds. Well kept gardens and the entire complex and hotel were kept spotless by the staff.Room on the 8th floor was spacious and very clean. Lovely views...

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4Thank JAA_MK
St. John's, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Beautiful location. Was a perfect destination. Food was great at times. Drinks were flowing. Many spring break people there while our family was there. Staff were friendly. Cons Dirty beach. Drink glasses straws cigarette butts everywhere. Food wasn't consistent. Evening entertainment was weak and lacking.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Cancun's resort area. 9-Story building. On the beachfront. Complimentary sun loungers on the beach. 3 Km. /1.9 Miles from a shopping center. 4,5 Km/2.5 Miles from downtown Cancun. 21 Km/13.1 Miles to Cancun Int'l. Airport. Credit cards accepted: MasterCard, Amex, Visa ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riu Caribe

Address: Blvd. Kukulcan, Km 5.5, Lote 6-C | Zona Hotelera, Cancun 77500, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Cancun
Price Range: $285 - $590 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Riu Caribe 3.5*
Number of rooms: 506
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Also Known As:
Gran Caribe Real Cancun
Grand Caribe Cancun
Grand Caribe Real Cancun
Riu Caribe Resort Cancun
Riu Caribe Cancun Mexico
Riu Caribe Mexico
Hotel Style:
#27 Family Hotel in Cancun
#32 Romantic Hotel in Cancun
#34 Spa Hotel in Cancun
#37 Top resorts Hotel in Cancun
#40 On the Beach Hotel in Cancun
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“3rd floor or higher”
 of 5 bubbles afiggy, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms above the 7th Floor have great views, we were on the 9th brilliant”
 of 5 bubbles Simone939, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I would choose a room on one of the wings if you go to bed before midnight or the noise carries up from the lobby.”
 of 5 bubbles TracyS66, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the 5th floor or higher.”
 of 5 bubbles Stand-Alone, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“higher floors 8 or 9”
 of 5 bubbles JAA_MK, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
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