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Eco-Hotel El Rey Del Caribe

TravelocityUSD 86*
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#45 of 181 Hotels in Cancun
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GreenLeadersPlatinum level
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Fonthill, Canada
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I stayed here with my family for 9 nights beginning on March 9, 2017. We really enjoyed our stay and wouldn’t hesitate to go back. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The rooms were clean and safe. There is an actual safe in the room but you need to bring a padlock to secure it. The pool is small...

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reycaribe, Gerente at Eco-Hotel El Rey Del Caribe, responded to this review

Good morning, this is the longest comment we have received and the best commentary and that all around. I commented that only 30 km away is Puerto Morelos where the botanical garden is where you can still see the spider monkey in its natural habitat. Also from the end of May until September is the spawning of the sea turtle...

Waco, Texas
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Absolutely perfect get-away from everything, including the tourist trap of the hotel zone. This hotel feels like it's someone's life-long dream, with inch-thick vines that have clearly been trained over years and years to cover support beams so your hammock feels like it's in the middle of the jungle. Lush, beautiful, and so peaceful. Staff speaks English well enough, but...

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reycaribe, Gerente at Eco-Hotel El Rey Del Caribe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment. We remind you that the nesting season for sea turtles is from mid-May to mid-September, as is the visit to our coastal whale shark, the largest fish in the world, both incredibly incredible. The botanical garden of Puerto Morelos can see spider monkeys in their free habitat, do not miss it. It is...

London
Reviewed 26 February 2017

So I flew into Cancun at the worst time - 2nd January, between the New Year and the start of a massive festival - oops! Standing in Cancun Airport I was desperate for a reasonable and decent hotel, so although this one felt a little pricey at around US$100 I booked it. When I arrived I wasn't sure - the...

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reycaribe, Gerente at Eco-Hotel El Rey Del Caribe, responded to this review

We thank you very much for your comment. We want to remind you that the sea turtle nesting season is from mid-May to mid-September, just like the visit to our shark-whale shores, the biggest fish in the world, both incredibly amazing. It is good that you know that when they book with 30.60, or 90 days in advance they get...

England
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We stayed 2 nights in room 7 and discovered at 5:30am that the staff set up for breakfast early. They only serve breakfast so the tables and chairs are stacked for the day until the following morning. Given the small size of the hotel it was amazing to experience the amount and length of noise given over to a simple...

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reycaribe, Gerente at Eco-Hotel El Rey Del Caribe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your stay at our Eco Hotel. We have already passed your comment to the staff in charge of the restaurant and soon this will be resolved. Thank you and we remind you that if you buy 30,60 or 90 days in advance you will receive great discounts. Sincerely EduardoRH Gerenet

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This hotel is an oasis in the middle of the ugliest city- my opinion. The service is friendly and fast, the rooms are spacious and clean. I suggest the 2nd floor rooms as the rooms on the main floor have windows on the main street: noisy with tremendous traffic. The garden with swimming pool, fountains and hammocks has lots of...

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reycaribe, Gerente at Eco-Hotel El Rey Del Caribe, responded to this review

Thank you for commenting on your visit to our Eco Hotel. We would like to inform you that our hotel has been receiving recognition for several years from ECO_LIDER platinum level. We also have the recognition of Excellence, for our effort to serve. Thanks Eduardo RH manager

Dallas
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The price is very fair. The staff is most friendly. The ambience of this hotel is excellent. The best part about the hotel was the bed. The beds at this hotel were very good. I don't know a lot about downtown hotels, but if you want to stay downtown, this place does the trick.

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reycaribe, Gerente at Eco-Hotel El Rey Del Caribe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment, this helps us a lot. We would like to remind you that in addition to staying at the Eco-Hotel El Rey Del Caribe you can easily visit the Botanical Garden of Puerto Morelos, where around 14hrs and until 16hrs you can easily see families of spider monkeys released in their habitat natural. Thanks...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We were charmed as we entered..... "wow!" We both said." This is something else". Not your average inn. Pros: comfortable king bed, good room size with table and two chairs, large size shower with 2 windows. Nice hot shower. Eco-toilette and great water management plans. Super AC. Wifi very strong. Cons: not enough light in rooms, could use more hangars....

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reycaribe, Gerente at Eco-Hotel El Rey Del Caribe, responded to this review

Thank you, your comment makes clear to us many things that we can improve. I appreciate your comment, it makes us feel very good thanks. We remind you that we have 2 consecutive years with the recognition of ECO-LIDER platinum level. One more thing, we are working on installing an elevator to the 3rd level (for the disabled) Thank you...

Taos, New Mexico
Reviewed 24 January 2017

This hotel was a charming surprise. Located in the middle of downtown Cancun, it offers a jungle courtyard, making you feel as though you're miles from an urban center. The staff was courteous and helpful. The included breakfast featured many selections, and you could have any or all of them. Great location. The room was clean and adequately comfortable.

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reycaribe, Gerente at Eco-Hotel El Rey Del Caribe, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us and sharing your experience at our ECO-HOTEL. We inform you that already started (May to Sep) nesting sea turtles (amazing event) and the arrival on our shores the whale shark the biggest fish in the world. Thanks Eduardo RH Manager

Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Granted this is no all inclusive fancy pants resort but was in a greatocation, large rooms and showers, comfortable patio and pool area and the most friendly and helpful staff! My first choice for coming back to Cancun!

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reycaribe, Gerente at Eco-Hotel El Rey Del Caribe, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us! We are very concerned about making our guests' stay as pleasant as possible, so we appreciate your comments. Eduardo RH Gernte

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 20 January 2017

The staff was very friendly, breakfast was decent, room was cleaned regularly but we were never provided enough clean towels. The jacuzzi could not be used if it wasn't sunny as they did not use hot water to warm the jacuzzi but the courtyard was very comfortable and quaint. We spent many night there just talking and hanging out in...

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reycaribe, Gerente at Eco-Hotel El Rey Del Caribe, responded to this review

Very well, receive the comments, help us to improve. The Jacuzzi has a sisitema of solar heaters, that is why when the day is not sunny the water is not heated enough. To improve this system we have expanded the solar reception area and a larger tank. Thanks Eduardo RH manager

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
GreenLeadersPlatinum level
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Eco-hotel El Rey del Caribe is an oasis of tranquility in the center of downtown Cancun.The eco-hotel's traditional colonial facade is cheerfully painted with a Mexican flair. Passing through the wrought iron gates , you enter the interior courtyard where you are surrounded by lush tropical gardens.The interior courtyard layout provides you with quiet in the midst of the city and security in the midst of convenience.All rooms open onto the courtyard which contains a swimming pool and jacuzzi.The owners are in residence to assure that you feel completely at home and give you a taste of traditional Mexican hospitality.We invite you to join us in our efforts to make an ecological concept a reality. We do our best to respect the environment by using solar hot water heaters, recycling by separation of trash, composing of garden and kitchen wastes, and capturing of rain water. We even have an unusual solar clothes drier .Some rooms are equipped with suitable technology in composing toilets. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Eco-Hotel El Rey Del Caribe

Address: Cancun 77500, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Cancun
Price Range: $91 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Eco-Hotel El Rey Del Caribe 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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Hotel Style:
#13 Best Value Hotel in Cancun
#22 Family Hotel in Cancun
#27 Romantic Hotel in Cancun
#35 Spa Hotel in Cancun
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“Best: 2nd floor corner room for privacy and natural light. Some traffic noise which cannot be helped.”
zopa, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in the back are quiet”
DaveW430, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I stayed in room 1 on my first visit - the other side of the hotel from the breakfast area if you want a lie-in!”
PearlEscapes, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“No elevator so be careful of top floor”
cordelia11, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The room we had was large enough for four people. I don't think there are any specific floors or rooms to ask for.”
TravelDiva19, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
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