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The Reef Playacar

ElvolineUSD 278*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was our first visit to Playa del Carmen. The resort and beaches were very nice, but it was too hot and humid. Also, the vendors in town (and also in Cozumel) are too aggressive and annoying. It's very difficult to enjoy yourself while in town.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was mine and my boyfriend's first time staying at The Reef and we absolutely loved it!! Great service, clean rooms, good food, friendly staff and a gorgeous beach! It's also half a mile down the street from 5th Avenue where you can go shopping or take a ferry to Cozumel!

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Reef has some great positives like a beautiful beach, closeness to Playa del Carmen and a cosier feel due to its size. This could be a much better resort if it fixed some of the problems. We travelled with 19 people for a wedding and when we arrived there was one person at the front desk to check us...

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Thank Graham J
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we had a great time at the resort great food and a very nice setting. we will definitely be back again. everything was easy and the reef marina dive shop was great. i would recommend the ref playacar for a great vacation

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Thank tom K
Sanger, Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a small resort, but offers one of the best beach experiences in the area. The staff is friendly, the rooms size is good, the beds were comfortable, the food was good. Hotel is convenient for walking to 5th street in Playa del Carmen. We would definitely be happy staying here again.

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Thank Donna S
TheReefResorts, Brand Executive at The Reef Playacar, responded to this review

Dear Donna S, Thank you for letting us know about your wonderful experience at our hotel. We must say we cannot express enough our satisfaction about the positive experience and sensational time you mention to have spent in our property. We are glad to read that you were provided with our courteous, outstanding service. Our staff is highly committed to...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A more rustic tropical feel by no means classy excellent service friendly staff excellent cleanliness though out the resort needs improvement on the food and better wheelchair access especially to the beach with a beach wheelchair for sand and water available! Bathrooms need to be updated with walkin showers and rooms need tobe more colorful tropical and New furniture.

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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a great time at the Reef Playacar on our Honeymoon. Once we arrived to our room we had a swan with fresh flowers displayed on the bed. Only thing was, no kings available so we had two full beds in our room. Lots of cuddle time. Lol. Highly recommend upgrading to Premier. Go see Felix at Nicos lounge....

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Canyon Lake, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Reef Playacar is a refreshing change from the larger resorts on this stretch of beach. The grounds are beautiful, tropical, and exceptionally clean, and the staff are beyond amazing! Everyone we encountered was incredibly friendly and genuinely happy to have you there. The buffet had basic buffet food, but the restaurants were delicious. You already have access to the...

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Canton, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our trip was wonderful. We had an amazing time. Everything was great, from the food to the service at the bars. The only thing bad I could possibly say was that we kept having issues with one of our room keys, but we had 2, so was not a big deal. I wish I could have rented a boogie board...

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Peterborough, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we have been at the Reef Playacar 24 times and will go back again. we still enjoy this resort and staff !! The Reef is smaller than most resorts and got to know some repeat guests and staff members. Our next visit will be in 2018.

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Dear Hendrik V, It is a pleasure to read such a wonderful review. We are proud to hear that you keep a beautiful memory of your recent vacation at our hotel, you can rest assured we will share your kind words with our entire team and management. We are glad to read that you were provided with our courteous, outstanding...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This boutique style all-inclusive resort is located on a beautiful white sandy beach just steps away from the famous 5th Avenue in Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico. The hotel offers all food and domestic drinks, 1 buffet restaurant, 2 a la carte restaurants, Italian & Gourmet($), snack bar, ice cream parlor, various bars including a swim up bar, 2 pools, kids club, daily activities & nightly entertainment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Reef Playacar

Address: Paseo Xaman-Ha, Ret. Sayil s/n | Fracc. Playacar, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $220 - $489 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Reef Playacar 3.5*
Number of rooms: 196
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Also Known As:
Reef Playacar Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Reef Club Playacar
Reef Playacar Mexico
Reef Playacar Playa Del Carmen
The Reef Playacar Playa Del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico
Hotel Style:
#49 Top resorts Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#56 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#64 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#65 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#80 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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“Try to get a ground floor room”
ed1952, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“Stay away from the pools”
777drews, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Some of the Rooms are musty.Just call and write 50 times ,cos with one they will not give you attention.”
Todor-Ivanov-Toto, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“None of the rooms have a direct ocean view, ask for an inside room, facing the inside of the property”
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“You do not get to choose they do not accept requests for rooms.”
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