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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed it this resort from Feb 6th till Feb 14th. We chose this area because so much to do around this area. We never got bored even staying here for nine days! I'm going to start with the room. I messaged the hotel prior and asked for a king size bed. I did not like how most rooms had...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

All the staff very polite and helpful and very hardworking. Location was 30mins walk to Playa del Carmen 10mins to Playa Del Car shopping centre. Rooms are very spacious, and clean mini bar is well stocked. Pools are all very nice and always got a sunbed. Beach is great and again never had a problem getting a sunbed. Several bars...

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3Thank Vinny T
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Location was good. Gated area in Playacar. Felt safe to walk around outside of hotel area. There are shops nearby and a Starbucks. It was a 45 minute walk down the beach to Playa del Carmen. Entertainment was excellent. Beautiful beach with many lounge chairs. Staff will locate chair's if u can't find any. Now the ROOMS are not renovated...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel has it all, our holiday was absolutely perfect, from the beach, pools, rooms, food and drink everything was amazing, the staff especially anabel hernandez on the omellette station are so friendly and welcoming, we met loads of friends and loved it so much we have booked our wedding here january 2018, i really cant wait to return to...

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barry
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Arrived 26th Jan for 2 weeks. Check in quick and easy and cases in room in minutes. I had previously emailed the hotel asking for a nice room as it was our wedding anniversary and we were not disappointed. Had room 1052 overlooking the Ibiza chill out pool with a bottle of champagne on ice and strawberries dipped in chocolate...

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6Thank gavandstaceyland
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have just got home from spending 11 nights at the Hotel Yucatan Mexico. I have no worries recommending this hotel to anyone, food was really good and a good variety steaks cooked to perfection in the main buffet. there was three restaurants a Mexican which we did not visit, but the Steak and the Italian restaurants was both of...

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very large hotel but with plenty of space and lots of sun beds. Very nice food, good cocktails, large rooms and very friendly staff. Not a quiet hotel - although the small pool area was quiet so we could read. We also enjoyed being able to have drinks and lunch at the two neighbouring Riu hotels. Playacar is a large,...

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3Thank Travellingsince1962
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went there for a wedding in January 2015 and we're pleasantly surprised with the wide range of food which offered something a bit different everyday and a chef to cook your eggs in the morning, meat/fish/pasta for lunch/dinner. Try a tequila bangbang shot they're awesome. The beach has lots of chairs but can get full really fast so put...

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3Thank Tamara S
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Spent a week at this hotel last week with my husband. The checking in was very easy as there was about 20 people who arrived with us. A table of drinks were waiting for us along with an envelope containing a sticker for our suitcase with our room number on them,a key, towel cards and a form to complete which...

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4Thank maria m
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited the Riu from January 2nd until January 9th with our 4 kids. We have 3 adult kids and a 16 year old. I emailed the resort before arriving and received everything we requested, great rooms near the pool and we got connecting rooms. Staff was amazing from our arrival, restaurants, bars and the cleaning service. The food is...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Located in the Yucatan peninsula, 3 km/ 1.9 Miles from Playa del Carmen * In Playacar's resort area, along with the Riu Palace Mexico, Riu Palace Riviera Maya, Riu Playacar and the ClubHotel Riu Tequila hotels * Main building and 2-storey buildings * Mexican "Hacienda" style architecture * Surrounded by 40,000 m2/44,000 sq. Yards of lush gardens * On the beachfront * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach * Next to the Mexican Street * 800 m/2,650 ft. From various shops * 55 km/34 miles from Cancun Int'l. Airport * Credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Diners ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riu Yucatan

Address: Avenida Xaman-Ha, Manzana 3, Lote 1 | Condominio Playacar, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $310 - $546 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Riu Yucatan 3.5*
Number of rooms: 507
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Also Known As:
Riu Yucatan Playacar Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Riu Yucatan Playa Del Carmen
Riu Yucatan Mexico
Rui Yucatan
Hotel Riu Yucatan Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
Hotel Style:
#34 Top resorts Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#45 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#53 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#55 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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“By the beach if you want to be closer to the action. Buildings 4, 5 and 6.”
  • Agouti right by our balcony
 of 5 bubbles 635emanuelj, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We liked it in block 8 which was quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles VinnyT_13, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Best Rooms was near the main reception”
 of 5 bubbles pspeakman, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you want a quiet room, ask for it!”
 of 5 bubbles Travellingsince1962, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are at the front which are aways from the beach but close to the main dining area. All have balconies with no view so it's private.”
 of 5 bubbles tamaras654, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
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