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Grand Bahia Principe Tulum

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Waterloo, Ontario
Reviewed 31 January 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Grand Bahia Principe Tulum resort from Jan 18 – 25, 2014 with our adult children. We loved this resort and will go back. It was just over 1.5 hours to get to our resort from the airport. The roads were very good, and we only made two stops at other resorts. For someone...

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RRPPTULUM, Public Relations at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum, responded to this review

Dear Peggy: Thank you for your kind review which you have shared with other travelers. We appreciate that you took the time to remember us. Your experience is a true testament of the dedication of our staff to ensure that you have all the necessary ingredients for an unforgettable vacation. The fact that we continue to receive positive reviews from...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 31 January 2014

I was there with my mom and sister just the ladies. Its a huge property and you can eat and drink at other properties in gran Bahia Tulum, coba and akumal. The crowd was amazing, nightly entertainment was great, food was amazing, rooms were clean. you could go around the resort on these trains or golf carts. The staff was...

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RRPPTULUM, Public Relations at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum, responded to this review

Dear Norie: Thank you for choosing Bahia Principe Riviera Maya Resort for your vacation, that means a lot to us. We are honored to have had the opportunity to serve you. Your generous words are greatly appreciated as we are certain your review will prove invaluable to other travelers. You can be assured that we look forward to welcoming you...

New Yorik City
Reviewed 31 January 2014

This was our third consecutive year at the Grand Bahia Principe -- in 2012 we stayed at the Sian Kaan and in 2013 at the Coba. This year we decided to try the Tulum. I believe it is the oldest of the 4 hotels, and our room was a little worn out. That being said, it was quite comfortable and...

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RRPPTULUM, Public Relations at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum, responded to this review

Dear NYCTraveler60: On behalf the Management and all the staff of the Grand Bahia Principe Tulum Resort, we would like to send you our warmest appreciation for choosing our hotels for your previous holidays. Our goal is to work and improve every day to be the popular family resort that has been appreciated by thousand of guests and we appreciate...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 31 January 2014

We just returned home from our vacation at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum and couldn't have been happier with our stay. The facilities were immaculate, you would even find workers scrubbing the outside stone streets at 6 in the morning to make sure they were perfectly clean. The staff was super accommodating in every aspect. The food was great and the...

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RRPPTULUM, Public Relations at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum, responded to this review

Dear E_Ttravel0001: We fell so happy to read that you have enjoyed yourselves at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum. We would like to thank you for your positive review about our services and for recommending our resort, it is for guests like you that our resort remains one of the most appreciated hotels in the Riviera Maya. We sincerely hope to...

Chorley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 January 2014

The hotel is absolutely sparkling clean with so much choice in restaurant/buffets that we ate at different locations every night. The small extra cost for hacienda is worth it as we had our own pool, breakfast/ lunch buffet and the best beach. Rooms are huge and have pretty towel displays every day to finish it all off. Only negative was...

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RRPPTULUM, Public Relations at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum, responded to this review

Dear Margaret: We take this opportunity to thank you for the review you have written for the benefit of the TripAdvisor community. The fact that we continue to receive positive reviews from our guests is proof of our commitment to consistent and quality service. Your recommendation of our property is also encouraging our management and staff who ensure that your...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 30 January 2014

The Grand Bahia Principe Tulum is simply amazing! We stayed here the week fo Jan. 18 - Jan. 25, 2014 and are expectation were exceeded in every way!!!! The rooms were always super clean! The food in the buffet's was fantastic!! Guillermo, our waiter pretty much every morning was fantastic!! The selection was huge and everything I ate was delicious!!...

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RRPPTULUM, Public Relations at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum, responded to this review

Dear Marc: On behalf of the entire Grand Bahia Principe Tulum team I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are glad to hear that our personnel have left a good impression, we appreciate you mentioning them, your comment is a great motivation for them to keep up...

Beverley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2014

Just got back from an amazing time, nothing to much trouble for anyone, restaurants very good, would definatly recommend booking a private taxi to and from the airport well worth it, all so contact hotel before you go to book al a carte restaurants

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RRPPTULUM, Public Relations at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum, responded to this review

Dear Sasha: It sounds great that you had enjoyed yourselves during your visit to Bahia Principe Riviera Maya Resort and that you had left behind for a while the bustle of everyday life. Thank you for the time you took to add your opinion at this website and for staying with us and we look forward to be able to...

Dundalk, Canada
Reviewed 30 January 2014

My husband and I wanted to travel to this hotel, unfortunately there was a error when we booked and the wrong date was entered. We called immediately to make the needed correction to a later date and have just found out the hotel is charging us $540!! We called in less then 24 hours asking to simply change dates and...

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RRPPTULUM, Relaciones Públicas at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum, responded to this review

Dear Karl, Herewith I would like to thank you for sharing your previous experience with us. Our hotel is strongly focusing on any type of guest's feedback in order to keep improving on a daily basis. We have taken our time to carefully go through your comment, as we proceed with each feedback from our guests. However we noticed that...

Grande Prairie, Canada
Reviewed 30 January 2014

We stayed here Jan 21 - 28, 2014 and again had a fabulous experience. It was our fourth time in five years at this resort and we are never disappointed! Our group of 4 has always stayed at the Club Diamond area of the Tulum section as it is smaller and quieter. Fernando, Yaneth and Laura in the reception area...

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RRPPTULUM, Public Relations at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum, responded to this review

Dear Jane: We feel much honored to read your kind remarks in regards of your second visit to our hotel. On behalf of all the staff of the Bahia Principe Riviera Maya Resort, we want to express our appreciation for the time you took to write and describe your appreciations of the service we provide. We are glad to hear...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 28 January 2014

Went with West Jet Vacations arrived before 3pm room not ready,went to cool off at pool and buffet for lunch. Room finally ready at 5 pm we were so tired from traveling we just wanted to sleep and did not really check out the room all that well. My husband is a smoker so he woke up long before me...

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Dear Mela: Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on TripAdvisor of your stay with us. I would like to apologize for situation described referring the service, as a company we greatly value the feedback which we receive from our guests as we constantly strive to maintain consistently high standard of service. On behalf of all the...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Facilities and services 3 pools (including 2 with Jacuzzi for relaxation) 1 Jacuzzi Large sun terrace with loungers and sun umbrellas BAHIA SPA (additional charge) Sports facilities: gym, 5 tennis courts, bicycles Motorised sports (additional charge) Water activity and scuba diving centre Entertainment amphitheatres WiFi access in the lobby (1 h per day free of charge) and in rooms additional charge) 1 buffet restaurant 3 a la carte restaurants 6 Bars Snack-Bar Wedding gazebo Dolphinarium (additional charge) Riviera Maya Golf Club: 18 long holes and 9 executive holes with lakes, natural wells and Mayan forest Hacienda Dona Isabel: karaoke bars, shows, live music and disco. Rooms 978 rooms including 4 types: Superior, Superior Junior Suite, Superior Club Hacienda and Club Hacienda Junior Suite. The Junior Suites are larger than the Superior rooms. Room facilities: King size bed (Superior Junior Suites) or 2 full size beds Sitting area (Superior Junior Suites) Fully-equipped bathroom: shower, wash basin, magnifying mirror and hair dryer Hydromassage bath tub (Superior Junior Suites) Bathroom amenities Balcony or terrace Air conditioning Ceiling fan Telephone Radio alarm clock Flat screen satellite TV Mini-bar (included) Coffee-making facilities Safe (additional charge) Ironing set WiFi (additional charge) Club Hacienda rooms (See page 18, Club Golden, Club Hacienda) Children Bahia Scouts Children can enjoy a range of specially-tailored facilities: Children's pool Mini Club with activities for children aged 4 to 12 Evening Mini Disco Bahia Scouts Water Park Other services On-site miniature railway providing access to all facilities 24 hour medical service (additional charge) Pharmacy (additional charge) Personalised diet option for celiacs and diabetics Cash point Specialised service for organising weddings, events and anniversaries Casino ... more   less 

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Address: Crta Chetumal - Cancun km 250, Akumal 77760, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Akumal
Price Range: $230 - $547 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Grand Bahia Principe Tulum 3.5*
Number of rooms: 960
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Also Known As:
Bahia Principe Tulum
Tulum Bahia Principe
Gran Bahia Tulum
Gran Bahia Principe Tulum Akumal
Gran Bahia Principe Hotel
Gran Bahia Principe Riviera Maya
Gran Principe Tulum
Gran Bahia Principe Mayan Riviera Resort
Gran Bahia Principe Mexico
Grand Bahia Principe Tulum Riviera Maya/Akumal, Mexico
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#6 Top resorts Hotel in Akumal
#6 Family Hotel in Akumal
#7 Romantic Hotel in Akumal
#7 Spa Hotel in Akumal
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Akumal
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“Most rooms have a good garden view with a peek at the ocean. South of Lobby has better transportation.”
 of 5 bubbles maryemcdougall, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There are no elevators so if you have any hip or knee problems ask for a main floor room and close to the lobby.”
 of 5 bubbles liketotravel304, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a room close to the dinning areas and pool. If not, you'll be doing a whole lot of walking!!!”
 of 5 bubbles ddbelize, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Try and get by the main pools and reception”
 of 5 bubbles buster0074, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We stayed at Tulum 28 which was near the beach and quiet apart from the drunk.loud residents, which you can get anywhere.”
 of 5 bubbles travellerstale62, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
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