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Hotel Riu Palace Peninsula

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Took me a while to write this and I prefer to keep my reviews short and to the point. This is my 2nd RIU stay. Cabo being my 1st. This won't be easy but I'll try. This is a very dressed up basic chain hotel. The rooms are nothing exciting and the beds are not comfortable. Which I found to...

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Clinton, Iowa
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Just returned from 10 days at the Riu Palace Peninsula. Could not have had a better experience. Rooms were really nice-food was delicious- pools and beach were beautiful. The staff were all friendly and we loved the pool activities and especially the people in charge of them. The nighttime shows were very entertaining. So nice to have everything right there....

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I visited this resort the year it opened, maybe even just a few months in. I loved the resort then and any kinks from my first trip had been worked out 4 years later because I have absolutely no complaints. We stayed in the Adult Villa's section of the resort which I highly recommend if you're going as a couple....

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2Thank Colleen S
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel was amazing, start to finish. Booked with Apple vacations, and we've never had a better trip. The hotel is lovely. Food is excellent. Awesome drinks. Hard-working staff who went out of their way to please us. Beautiful beach and great weather. Really great job, Riu!

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3Thank sally r
Akron, Ohio
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I along with another couple visited The Riu Palace Peninsula from Feb. 11th through Feb. 15. The hotel, the grounds and the staff were absolutely wonderful. We booked through Apple Vacations and requested private transportation and went with the adult only villas with a private pool. Arrival- Customs was a breeze and every one that had contact...

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Chorley
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed for 2 weeks at the beginning of February. The check in went smoothly and our room was located on the 11th floor on the wing above the restaurant. The views from the room were spectacular- looking over the pool to the ocean. There are two wings to the hotel; one over the entertainment area and one over the...

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1Thank AggyGuy
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The view, the poolside, the beaches, the sunset and the food are once in a life time; simply a fantastic place to vacation. We planned to return next year to explore further. We took a couple of trip outside Cancun. We visited Chechenecha, the Historic Maya site; an impressive site to visit. You want to go early to avoid the...

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3Thank Heather W
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is about 25 minutes from the airport. Really enjoyed our stay in the adult villas. Fridge stocked everyday with beer, soft drinks and water. The whole place is spacious, clean and rose petals on the bed for Valentines day - awesome touch! The adult pool is well staffed by servers (Gracias Felix!) and full of very clean blue...

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Inclusive makes this great! Dinner best at Japanese and Fusion restaurants. Great service all around hotel. Staff very friendly and eager to please! Use cheap caribbean vacations for best rates...includes transfers!

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Hotel is awesome and check in was a breeze. Staff will go out of their way to keep you happy. We had a small toilet issue and staff were at our room in minutes and took care of the broken toilet. Buffet is great with tons of selections for all daily meals. The other restaurants however were easy to get...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Additional Information about Hotel Riu Palace Peninsula

Address: Blvd Kukulkan, Km 5.5 Lote 6-C | Zona Hotelera, Cancun 77500, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Cancun
Price Range: $373 - $713 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Palace Peninsula 4*
Number of rooms: 562
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#19 On the Beach Hotel in Cancun
#25 Romantic Hotel in Cancun
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“Stay above the 5th floor. The entertainment at night is pretty loud above the show area.”
 of 5 bubbles boegs1, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The adult Villa's section is DEF worth the extra $$”
  • Adult Villa's Jacuzzi on balcony
 of 5 bubbles Y2082EUcolleens, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The upper floor rooms have stunning views of the beaches.”
 of 5 bubbles E7341EDheatherw, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“ALL rooms are ocean front...”
 of 5 bubbles Nyloracretnuh, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ocean front was excellent. Always ask if you can upgrade if a room is available.”
 of 5 bubbles pscott2017, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
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