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    Hotel Riu Playacar

    Avenida Xamen-Ha | Manzana 6, Lote 6, Playacar, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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    Overview
    • Excellent50%
    • Very good35%
    • Average10%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “pool bar” (204 reviews)
    “musty smell” (108 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Pool
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    Poolside Bar
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    Wheelchair Access
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    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    We stay at Riu Playacar a week ago, we enjoy the stay but we suggest to try Riu Palace Mexico or Riu Palace Riviera Maya, everything will be better on those 2 hotels. We usually stay on Palace but this time we couldn't´t fine rooms...More

    Thank Manuel T
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    This was our 4th visit, but first time since the renovations. The beach is still beautiful and the food was great. Drinks were always too sweet, but plentiful. The bar/restaurant/cleaning staff are excellent as usual. The location is great, with Starbucks across the street and...More

    Thank SeymoreTalkless
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Just returned from 2 weeks holiday at the Riu Playacar and have enjoyed every minute of it. The hotel room was clean with a good size and comfortable bed, flat screen TV well stocked minibar and optics.The only thing missing was a coffee maker which...More

    2  Thank kevinwparker2016
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Just about to check out of this hotel after a two week stay. The whole family had a really great time. The bedrooms are good and are large, we had a queen sized bed and a double pullout bed and the room was still spacious....More

    2  Thank john j
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Well we returned home on the 8th August after spending 2 weeks at this beautiful hotel. All the staff were fantastic could not fault any of them. Reception were very helpful and friendly. Bar staff pool attendants entertainment staff they all work so hard. Our...More

    4  Thank marl273
    Sandos Playacar Beach Resort
    12,688 reviews
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Internet
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$203 - US$539 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #27 Top resorts Hotel in Playa del Carmen
    • #37 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Carmen
    • #39 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
    • #50 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
    • #57 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
    • Room types
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 396
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    • Playa del Carmen
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    "Plenty of mosquito spray they are around."
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    "rooms in 3rd block of buildings are closest to the pool and beach."
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    "We stayed in building 2 but met people staying in other buildings, no one had any complaints of their room..."
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    "All rooms are great. Not a big hotel so everywhere is assesable."
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