Cancún Hotels

Riu Palace Las Américas

  • Blvd. Kukulcán, Km 8.5 Map It
  • Zona Hotelera

Pros

  • Spacious suites
  • Access to sister properties in Cancún and Playa del Carmen

Cons

  • Small pools and tiny beach
  • Not much sun by the pool or beach by late afternoon
  • Some rooms smell musty

Published 08/21/2015

Fodor's Review

The most upscale of Cancún's four Riu properties, this colossal eight-story resort at the north end of the Zona is visually stunning. Unlike the modern, minimalist resorts that dot the strip, the decoration here is a bit baroque; there are towering columns and cupolas in the lobby, and even the most basic guest rooms (all are suites) have ornate mahogany furniture and patterned bedding. All also have a walk-in closet, sitting room, and four-bottle liquor dispenser. The property has six restaurants, four of which require reservations. At a resort that mainly attracts guests over 40, the boisterous emcee directing poolside games can get a bit annoying.

Hotel Information

Address:

Blvd. Kukulcán, Km 8.5, Cancún, Quintana Roo, 77500, Mexico

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Phone:

998-891–4300

Website: www.riu.com

Hotel Details:

  • 470 suites
  • Rate includes: All-inclusive

Published 08/21/2015

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