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Gatineau, Canada
Reviewed 2 December 2011

First of all, let me start by saying, that I was very satisfied overall. It is a very good resort, and the service is really good. We travelled on October 1st 2011for a week. Reception: Really good service Rooms: I suggest the junior suites in Hacienda section. It is more quiet, the rooms are a bit old, but still not...

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Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 2 December 2011

Just home from a wonderful week at Sandos Playacar (Nov. 20-27), as part of a group of almost 40, there for a wedding. We arrived to find we'd been up-graded to the Executive club, all with rooms in the Adults only section (9000 building) with newer, more spacious rooms. It was beautiful! Our bar fridge was restocked with water, pop...

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2Thank Lucy829
New Jersey
Reviewed 2 December 2011

We stayed at Sandos Playacar from 11/18-11/22. We were booked in the older Playacar section, but requested an upgrade to the Riviera section. When we checked in there was no availability for an upgrade and we were placed in a room in the 2000 building right next to the pool and meeting point. Though this room was significantly older then...

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5Thank Zenzele1
Daytona Beach, FL
Reviewed 1 December 2011

Stayed at the Sandos Playacar Beach Resort from Nov 19-23rd. Have been to several AIs, will not return to Sandos. the Riu Resorts are far better. Rooms: Rooms on the beach are old, musty and in need of updating Rooms in the Riviera Section are much bigger, nicer and Newer, the rooms in the 9000 Section are for adults only,...

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4Thank SusanFG
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 30 November 2011

My boyfriend and I are in our 30’s and love the PDC area. We have been travelling here for several years now, and have stayed at the Iberostar Paraiso and Dreams Tulum before. Each year we like to try a new resort, and this year wanted to be closer to PDC, so we researched Sandos Playacar Riviera for months before...

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4Thank kwick876
Babylon, New York
Reviewed 28 November 2011

This was our 5th stay at the hotel and for 9 days we had a great time. The cleanliness, service,food and activities were top noch . The children had a blast.This is a true family place. Ruben ,the director and Luis the co- director make sure your stay at Sandos is trouble free and ensure you and your family have...

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1Thank jeffrey a
Wrightstown, Wisconsin
Reviewed 28 November 2011

My husband and I were married at Sandos May 3rd, 2011. The wedding was very beautiful and pretty stress free, althouth there is no rehersal and it made me a little uneasy not knowing what was in store for me it was exciting as well and I didnt have to plan a thing and none of us had to worry...

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1Thank kthagerstrom
Reviewed 28 November 2011

Just got back from a week vacation at Sandos Playacar. Family of 4 with 2 teenagers (13 & 15) from PA. I'll start with the positives...beautiful beach, water, service in restaurants excellent, staff friendly. The resort itself is very pretty. The negatives and let me preface this with we are not a high maintenance family...we're pretty easy going. First we...

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3Thank Lisa L
Leeds
Reviewed 28 November 2011

I stayed at Sandos In September with our friends who had been the previous year. The whole experience was amazing. I organised dinner on the beach for my boyfriend's birthday which was amazing - the $100 USD for this was charged to my room. I went to pay this the day before departure and the receptionist asked if I wanted...

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7Thank Krush105
belleville illinois
Reviewed 28 November 2011

my 8 year old loved it but the waves can get a little out of hand the brizilin restrant was great but every thing was perfecto ecsept the waves oh and the pool was very cold rooms are great to { written by my 10 yr old 2 yrs later{

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa is an all-Inclusive hotel in Playa del Carmen with both family and adult sections. We are ideally located on a magnificent white sandy beach in the gated community of Playacar, within walking distance to downtown Playa and Fifth Avenue. Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa is located only forty-five minutes from the Cancun International Airport, and the pier serving ferries to Cozumel is a short distance from our property.Playacar is a private, master-planned community situated on the southern edge of downtown Playa del Carmen. Guests at Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa enjoy this exclusive community’s impressive infrastructure, including an 18-hole golf course designed by Robert Von Hagge, the Xaman-Ha Aviary, pristine biking paths, and Mayan ruins, accessible to the public for hiking.Riviera Maya is a protected region where many remaining artifacts from the fascinating Mayan civilization can be found. Surrounded by Mayan archeological zones, such as those at Tulum, Coba, and Chicen-Itza, this Playa del Carmen hotel successfully preserves a strong sense of Mayan culture onsite, adding an authentic feel and flavor to the vacation experience in Playacar. ... more   less 

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Address: Paseo Xaman-Ha | Manzana 1, Lote 1 Fracc.Playacar, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $288 - $665 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sandos Playacar Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 819
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Also Known As:
Sandos Playacar Beach Hotel
Hotel Sandos Playacar Beach
Beach Playacar Resort Sandos
Sandos Playacar Resort
Sandos Playa Del Carmen
Gala Resort Playacar
Sandos Gala Playacar
Sandos Playacar Mexico
Sandos Resort
Playacar Sandos
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#33 Top resorts Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#35 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#42 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#43 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#44 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#53 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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“In Family Riviera section, ask for pool view but closer to Haciendas (road noise/view closer to Lobby)”
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 of 5 bubbles Melmopeott, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view or Haciendas.”
 of 5 bubbles EnjoyLife1968, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Love ground floor rooms in Select Club area. Rooms-9132-9137 have shady patios in the afternoon plus easy access from the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles luvsco, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“9328 is in The Select Adult section. We had an excellent view of the pool and we could look straight down to the main lobby area.”
  • We celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary and the staff decorated our room for us.
  • View from room 9328.
 of 5 bubbles P398GIannem, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Stay in adult pool in room overlooking pool.”
 of 5 bubbles bigred923, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
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