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New York
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our second visit to the Royal Hideaway. Some improvements under the new management are: 1. POOLSIDE ENTERTAINMENT: At 4:00 daily, they have a fun show at the pool such as a saxophone player, a Mayan show, a circus, and our favorites, the singing divas who got a lot of people dancing. We also enjoyed the guacamole-making and tequila-tasting...

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We returned yesterday from an awesome vacation at Royal Hideaway. This property is first class and the people are even better. The BEST food you will ever find at an all inclusive!! There is no need to look anywhere else! Many of the couples we met are repeat guests. Here are a few people who went above & beyond: -...

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wisconsin
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent a week here with another couple and had a great, relaxing time. The beach is the most beautiful I've ever seen in Mexico and it is kept clean and pristine everyday. I can echo all the positives on other reviews; the shower requires a bit of a learning curve - turn the hot all the way up and...

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Guest_Experience_RH, Gerente at Royal Hideaway Playacar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay at the Royal Hideaway. It is our duty to ensure our guests have a memorable experience with us and it is very rewarding to read a wonderful review such as yours. It would be our honor to serve you again in the near...

Columbia, Maryland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel functions almost seamlessly. It is sparklingly clean, and its grounds are beautifully maintained. Every employee I encountered was friendly, gracious , and eager to be helpful. I was particularly impressed with the Activities team who operate in the pool area, especially Edith, Cesar, and John; they are devoted to making the resort experience rich. I did stretching and...

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Guest_Experience_RH, Gerente at Royal Hideaway Playacar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share such great feedback regarding your recent holiday to the Royal Hideaway Playacar. It is always a great pleasure and very encouraging to read such positive comments. We all work very hard to maintain a high standard of service at the Royal Hideaway and it would be a pleasure to...

Canton Ga
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This place is fantastic! If ever coming here it is the only place to stay. Employees are friendly and extremely helpful. Food is great and the bartenders are the best. Joanna was the best concierge ever! Also make sure and Keep Caesar around. He is great!!

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Guest_Experience_RH, Gerente at Royal Hideaway Playacar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, I am delighted to read such a detailed review about your experience during your stay N° 3 with us. We really appreciate your valuable feedback; it is a motivation to us and also a helpful reference for our readers and future guests. Best Regards

New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our second visit to Royal Hideaway and we loved every minute of it. It is the perfect place to do nothing but lay in the sun and read and eat and drink. The one negative is that the management needs to address the rude people who claim pool chairs early in the day and then vanish for hours....

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Guest_Experience_RH, Gerente at Royal Hideaway Playacar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We have read and taken note of the key points in your review and I will be ensuring all of our policies are in force and maintained to the standard in which we achieve. Best Regards

Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I'll write a full review once we get home but to start...this place is heaven. The people, the views, our room, the food - it's all outstanding! We have been here only two days and have had such an amazing time so far.

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Guest_Experience_RH, Gerente at Royal Hideaway Playacar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share such great feedback regarding your recent holiday to the Royal Hideaway Playacar. It is always a great pleasure and very encouraging to read such positive comments. Best Regards

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We spent 5 days at Royal Hideaway and were impressed with many facets of this resort. The architecture is warm and eloquent. The restaurants are 5 star dining. The beach is world class with a great selection of water sports right next door. The staff is very friendly but maybe still a work in progress. Breakfast could be improved. The...

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Guest_Experience_RH, Gerente at Royal Hideaway Playacar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for share your wonderful experience about your stay with us, We appreciate the time you have taken out of your schedule to post a review. It is very encouraging to read such good comments about your stay. The team here work very hard to provide a consistently high service and are very proud of what...

Fox Point, WI
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

These last two annual stays have been under the Barcelo flag. I thought since it was our 4th time we might have some clout as to room location and dinner reservations. This was not the case and did not matter at all, though. The dinner reservation model actually causes stress and could be improved. The first few nights it seems...

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Guest_Experience_RH, Gerente at Royal Hideaway Playacar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedual to write a review in regards to our hotel. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team, who I am certain will be encouraged by your remarks. As a member of The Leading Hotels of the World,...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I recently decided to try a new resort in the Riviera Mayan. We usually travel to our favorite resort near Tulum but thought this time we would stay in Playa del Carmen. Our travel agent recommended the Royal Hideaway and we weren't disappointed with the decision at all! The resort was beautiful and the service was superior....

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Guest_Experience_RH, Gerente at Royal Hideaway Playacar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for writing such a great review in regards to our hotel. I will be sure to show my team your kind words, and I hope to see your return in the near future as one of our loyal guests. Kind Regards

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Award winning luxury all inclusive resort set along the beautiful beaches of Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Ideal setting in a serene environment for complete rest and relaxation. Adults only. Member of The Leading Hotels of the World. 2008 winner of the coveted AAA 5 Diamond Award. 11 villas with private concierge are spread throughout the property's immaculate grounds. Six gourmet restaurants serve delicasies in menu-style dining. A full service spa offers the ultimate in papmering and body treatments. Personalzied service and attention to detail set this resort a world apart. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Hideaway Playacar

Address: Lote Hotelero No. 6 Fracc., Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico (Formerly Royal Hideaway Playacar & Occidental Resorts)
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $470 - $997 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Royal Hideaway Playacar 4.5*
Number of rooms: 201
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Also Known As:
Royal Hideaway Playacar & Occidental Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Royal Hideaway Playacar And Occidental Resorts
Royal Hideaway Playa Del Carmen
Royal Hideaway Mexico
Occidental Royal Hideaway
Royal Hideaway Playacar Playa Del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico
Hotel Style:
#12 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#13 Business Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#15 Top resorts Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#18 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#19 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#21 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#21 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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“Ask for a room near the beach-- it'll be quieter at night and more convenient during the day.”
 of 5 bubbles BeachloverNYNewYork, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you go to sleep early, request to be far from the Allegria Bar where entertainment is amplified from 10:00 -11:00 PM.”
 of 5 bubbles SusanGJ, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pick one in the middle of the property.”
 of 5 bubbles jackarch, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Take the middle set of buildings number 23, 26, or 27.”
 of 5 bubbles Getawayfans, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“A villa close to the pool with ocean view is a great people watching spot!”
 of 5 bubbles debi9757, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
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