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The Reef Playacar

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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.
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Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Paid Wifi
Paid Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wheelchair Access
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Airport Transportation
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Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Outdoor pool
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Refrigerator in room
Minibar
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All reviews nico's bar terraza grill italian restaurant the ice cream parlor swim up bar small resort jungle setting gated community great beach nachos other resorts all inclusive resort plenty of chairs buffet food entertainment staff cab ride grounds are beautiful
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Reviewed May 28, 2004

Wev'e just returned at the reef 5/23-5/27, the beach was absolutely breath taking!! The staff is nice, however do tip the maid service or your room wont be 100%, like no trash bags in the trash cans, etc...other than that she does a great job!...More

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Reviewed May 26, 2004

Having read the reviews on this site a week before my holiday at Reef Club I was very wary because of all the negative reviews. I was there from 28th April to 13th May with my 17 year old daughter. We had the best holiday...More

1  Thank Sherpa34500
Reviewed May 26, 2004

I have just returned from a week at the Reef Club and had a wonderful time. I did witness the balcony accident referenced in the other review and agree that is an absolutely inappriopriate safety issue. However, we thought the employees at the Reef were...More

2  Thank Roving19713
Reviewed May 26, 2004

I'm not sure how this resort was rated a "4" star. I had a couple of incidents. 1) Be aware of the " acitivities shack". You might not get what you pay for. I paid $30 US for a 1 hour snorkel trip but only...More

2  Thank Jet26225
Reviewed May 24, 2004

My husband & I stayed at the Reef May 15 thru the 22nd to celebrate our wedding anniversary & we had a nice time but there were some small problems. We checked into our room right way, 2nd floor, which was nice but it did...More

3  Thank mexicangirl
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Betsy74
November 16, 2018|
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It is “sargasso seaweed updates riviera maya”.
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Marco F
October 17, 2018|
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I found the nightlife pretty mellow at the resort. I ended up getting taxis and going downtown Playa on several nights.
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"All the rooms are very quiet"
R6491ZTceciliap
1 week ago
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"No elevators. Rooms have double beds"
Sunshine25315913443
3 weeks ago
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"The rooms are under renovation right now so they are all new and very nice."
KimF2388
Oct. 11, 2018
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"ground level room has easy access, 3 story complex no elevators"
BNB5070
Oct. 4, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$138 - US$417 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
reef playacar hotel playa del carmenthe reef playacarreef club playacarreef playacar mexicoreef playacar playa del carmen
LOCATION
MexicoYucatan PeninsulaQuintana RooRiviera MayaPlaya del Carmen
NUMBER OF ROOMS
196
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