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Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa

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Bozeman, Montana
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Thank you to Javier Mejia for making this the best family vacation on record!! The staff at Dreams is first class as was the whole experience. The hotel is older but it sits on the BEST beach in Cancun. You can float in the ocean for hours without the tide rolling over the top of you. BEST beach experience I...

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Alexis, Illinois
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We were greeted upon arrival with glasses of champagne and cool towels, checked in at 1030am and one of our 2 rooms was ready. The entire staff were wonderful, outstanding food in all the restaurants, Daniel Uribe at the Himitsu restaurant, Erick at El Patio restaurant, Daniel and Darniel and the Baracuda Bar and Friedo one of the waiters on...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked this through Apple Vacations and airfare and hotel were combined. I'm not sure what hotel rate is so I cannot comment on value. To be positive the beach was very nice. The people at the hotel were very friendly and polite. David in the main lobby was very helpful. Alfredo was very friendly and helpful. Security was very...

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Philadelphia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you're familiar with NOW properties and Preferred Club Rooms, Dreams is part of this hotel group. We booked a Preferred Club, corner king room. Pros: Excellent Service - The staff were great from check-in to check out. Room - Corner King room was by far the best view we've ever had. The room is generous. It has a sitting...

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Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Exceptional sevice from the moment you ask for a table reservation..the manager, Ithiel, over saw our entire dinner. The menu is suburb. Along with atmosphere. I suggest you try it when visiting Cancun, Mexico

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San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I have been traveling to many places around the world and Cancun has to be one of our favorite places. We stayed at Dreams Sands resort and spa and we totally had a great time there . The staffs are very friendly, helpful, hard work, humble, and reliable. The location is great, the pool is right on...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Nice accommodations, clean; very friendly & attentive staff. Restaurants are 'no reservations' which is unusual at all-inclusive resorts (from my experience) and it was nice not to have to make all our dinner plans the day we arrived. We had no trouble being seated & there were 7 of us! The Buffet was nice & offered many choices. We were...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

First of all EVERYONE from the staff was excellent. Shout out to the following who made it extra special: Juan- El patio Angelica & Diego - World Cafe Eliazar- Himitsu & World Cafe Cesar - pool bar and Coco Cafe Alexander - Portofino Scarlet- Bordeaux Susana- Front desk Waves and Sand- Yessica Alfredo - Pool Concierge In my opinion, food...

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Washington, DC
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family stayed at the Dreams the first week of January 2017. The hotel is beautiful, modern, updated, has a luxurious feel; the room was great, very clean, great view of the ocean and beach (we stayed on the 11th floor). The food was not fabulous but very good. There were a lot of options (buffet, a la carte restaurants,...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Extremely clean family orientated resort, best restaurant was the mediterranean cuisine called Olio. Even the waiters were amazing, Ithiel Arzcte was extremely nice and was very patient with my hyperactive niece and so were the other waiters. Everyone at the resort is very nice and are willing to help you with anything. Rooms were very clean and room service is...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perfectly situated along a breathtaking white sand beach in the heart of Cancun's Hotel Zone, sits Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa! Experience all the great inclusions of Unlimited-Luxury(R) at the newest beachfront resort of your Dreams in Mexico - where there's something fun for every age. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa

Address: Blvd. Kukulkan Km 8,5. Zona Hotelera, Cancun 77500, Mexico (Formerly Grand Oasis Viva)
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Cancun
Price Range: $328 - $900 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 438
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Also Known As:
Be Live Grand Viva Beach Hotel Cancun
Grand Oasis Viva Beach Cancun
Hotel Style:
#23 Spa Hotel in Cancun
#27 Top resorts Hotel in Cancun
#27 Luxury Hotel in Cancun
#29 On the Beach Hotel in Cancun
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“all rooms face the water. if you are over the pool area it will be noisy in the daytime.”
 of 5 bubbles cgeyermann, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms offer water view”
 of 5 bubbles dwschultes, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rooms were ample, well stock and the turn down service excellent. The TV's worked great with many channels.”
 of 5 bubbles , 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are ocean view!”
 of 5 bubbles Gina4655711, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Book preferred club it's worth the extra quiet & perks.”
 of 5 bubbles MissLinna, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
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