Hotel Riu Cancun, Hotel Zone, Cancun

Boulevard Kukulkan Lote 5 Cancun 77500
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Based on 10384 Reviews

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  • No booking fees
  • Includes taxes and charges
  • Proudly operating for 18 years
  • 500,000+ travellers away in 2016
  • 'Best Hotel Booking Website' 2016 & 17
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 10384 Reviews
4.0

Recommended for

  • Central location
  • Close to the beach
  • Family friendly
  • Good for shopping
  • Good for singles

Hotel Info

Overview

Hotel Riu Cancun is situated in a prime location on the white sandy beach in the heart of one of Cancun's most popular tourist areas. Top nightlife venues including Hooters and Coco Bongo are both in walking distance from the hotel in about 15 minutes.

The hotel offers 3 outdoor pools surrounded by a sun terrace and guests can choose their perfect spot. There is also an infinity pool and an on-site spa offering massages, body wraps and treatments along with a gym and whirlpool baths. The hotel provides entertainment for all ages including the RiuLand programme for the little ones and entertainment options day and night for the adults. On-site dining consists of 2 buffet restaurants, both offering international and local cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There are 4 bars offering a wide range of refreshing drinks and cocktails. 

Rooms at Hotel Riu Cancun are bright, modern and spacious. Each comes with a range of amenities including air conditioning (available May to October), satellite TV, liquor dispenser with a range of spirits, safe, minibar and WiFi (charges apply). Private bathrooms come with a shower and a hairdryer.


Important Notice

From the 1st September 2017 tourists staying overnight in certain resorts in Mexico will be charged an environmental tax levied by the local government.

This tax is not included in the price of your accommodation and will be charged upon arrival at your chosen holiday accommodation. The cost is approx. $1 per room per night.

At a Glance

Board basis explained

Board basis explained

...means that included in the price are all main meals, most drinks, which tend to be local varieties available during bar opening hours.

...means that breakfast, lunch and evening meals, are included in the price.

...means that your breakfast and evening meal is included in the price. In some cases you can choose to receive lunch instead of breakfast - the hotel will confirm this upon arrival.

...means that breakfast is included in the price.

...means that no meals or drinks are included in the price, but you will be provided with catering facilities in your accommodation to cook light meals.

...means that no meals or drinks are included in the price.

  • Nearest airport
  • Time zone UK - 5 Hour
  • Currency $ Mexico Peso
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Facilities

Hotel facilities

Wifi

  • Internet access - wireless
  • Free Wi-Fi - Public Areas

Pool and Wellness

  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Swimming pool - children's
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Fitness facilities
  • Sauna

Activities

  • Children's club

Food & Drink

  • Pool bar
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Restaurant(s) in hotel

General Info

  • Sun Terrace
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Garden
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Terrace

Room facilities

Room Amenities

  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Ceiling fan

Internet, TV & Phone

  • Satellite Television
  • Satellite television service
  • WiFi - Surcharge

Rooms & Comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony or terrace

Bath & Shower

  • Shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Nearest airport
  • Time zone UK - 5 Hour
  • Currency $ Mexico Peso
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Why book With AlphaRooms?

  • No booking fees
  • Includes taxes and charges
  • Proudly operating for 18 years
  • 500,000+ travellers away in 2016
  • 'Best Hotel Booking Website' 2016 & 17
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 10384 Reviews
4.0

Recommended for

  • Central location
  • Close to the beach
  • Family friendly
  • Good for shopping
  • Good for singles
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 10384 Reviews
4.0

Recommended for

  • Central location
  • Close to the beach
  • Family friendly
  • Good for shopping
  • Good for singles

At a Glance

Board basis explained

Board basis explained

...means that included in the price are all main meals, most drinks, which tend to be local varieties available during bar opening hours.

...means that breakfast, lunch and evening meals, are included in the price.

...means that your breakfast and evening meal is included in the price. In some cases you can choose to receive lunch instead of breakfast - the hotel will confirm this upon arrival.

...means that breakfast is included in the price.

...means that no meals or drinks are included in the price, but you will be provided with catering facilities in your accommodation to cook light meals.

...means that no meals or drinks are included in the price.

Location

Attractions Nearby

  • Plaza Caracol Mall 0.11 miles
  • Caracol Beach 0.17 miles
  • Forum By The Sea Mall 0.33 miles
  • Delphinus Dreams 0.37 miles
  • Forum Beach 0.39 miles
  • Gaviota Azul Beach 0.46 miles
  • Chac Mool Beach 0.85 miles
  • Cancun Golf Club at Pok Ta Pok 0.91 miles
  • Tortuga Beach 1.37 miles
  • Yamil Lu'um Archaeological Zone 2.03 miles
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Reviews

Hotel Riu Cancun Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 10384 Reviews
4.0

Recommended for

  • Central location
  • Close to the beach
  • Family friendly
  • Good for shopping
  • Good for singles

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10/10 Amazing

02 May 2015

BEST PLACE EVER

ME AND MY BOYFRIEND STAYED AT THE RIU CANCUN IN SEPTEMBER 2014 IT WAS AMAZING HOTEL WAS FAB GOOD FOOD AND PLENTY OF DRINKS THE STAFF WERE GREAT TOO COCO BONGOS WAS UNREAL AND THE DOLPHIN SWIMMING WAS BRILLIANT THE CHAIN OF RIU HOTELS REALLY DO LIVE UP TO THERE EXPECTATIONS AS WE ARE GOING TO JAMAICA IN SAME HOTEL WICH WE ARE REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO I HIGHLY RECOMEND THIS PLACE IT IS AMAZING!!!!

The best thing about my stay was...

TO MANY TO CHOOSE FROM IT WAS ALL AMAZING
10/10 Amazing

09 September 2010

WOW!!! BREATH-TAKING!!

What an amzing place, and an even more amazing hotel. Everything was spot on, food to die for, drinks galore, roasting hot weather, just everything you could ask for and more. Entertainment absolutely brilliant, the staff work incredibly hard to make it a holiday of a lifetime. Central location to everything - coco bongos is a must!! Dolphin trip to isla mujeres was brilliant as was the captain hook ship!! Just go, you will love everything about this hotel and Cancun- we did!!

The best thing about my stay was...

The staff weight on you hand and foot
10/10 Amazing

06 December 2008

cotty

The best hotel, the best holiday ever, 10/10 food & drink, rooms everthing. Excellent!