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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We're here Dec 3-10, and it's our first Riu. The staff are fantastic. Facilities are great. Because this looks like a slowish week, the Italian and Asian restaurants are closed. Management should have let us know. The whole resort ran out of tonic water yesterday, and the bartenders have no idea when the next shipment will come. A good management...

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essex ont.
Reviewed yesterday NEW

went november 13th 2016 to 27th. very nice resort well maintained property. rooms very clean staff very freindly attentive.very nice quiet place relaxing but by infinity pools in front of ocean very packed busy theres bars in pools facing sea cortez which is main hangout has gorgeous views but very loud where drinkers like to be . we stayed at...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great resort with amazing food. No reservations at the restaurants is advertised but we found unless you were first in line for the first dinner seating the food and service was not as good. Our room had no screen door so you couldn't really sleep with the sound of the ocean. Town is a fairly short walk down the beach...

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1Thank Tara E
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This resort was gorgeous, the view on the beach was fantastic, and the rooms were great as well. I'm going to start off with the Negative, because theres really only ONE, PLEASE have a proper Snack bar after hours, because we were starving, and the burgers were HORRIBLE, i couldnt even eat it, it was like cardboard and sand. No...

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Markham, Ontario
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was my first time at a RIU hotel, and I definitely would go RIU from now on. RIU Santa Fe was a great place to stay. Comfortable and clean rooms. A huge resort, but tons of lounge chairs so you were never scrambling to find a place to sit in the shade. The most beautiful swimming pools. Great service...

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4Thank Donna042
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This resort is fantastic. I have been there twice now and no complaints other than the beds could be a bit comfier but that's about it. The staff are great especially in the main buffet. Entertainment at night is pretty good as well and the Riu staff are always getting people involved. Taxi service is a scam but that's not...

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2Thank Justin N
New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So out of all the reviews we read I have to say that this hotel isn't the devil. 9 of us guys stayed here for a bachelor party. Everyone says its super unsafe but to be honest with you, if you just stay vigilant and tip well you will be fine. I think I personally spent $35 on tips for...

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Niagara Falls, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was here for 7 days beginning of November, resort wonderful, staff great, 4th time to Cabo and loved it everytime, first time 25 yrs ago, boy what changes. Travelled with Sunwing and very well organized. Rooms were spacious, and clean, booze was a little watered down, white wine was horrible.

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Riu Hotel was lovely, we stayed in the #7 building overlooking the pool with ocean view; the room was lovely, clean and well stocked with drinks. We enjoyed our week's stay at the Riu. The pools were great! However if you are a beach person, you could not swim in the ocean in front of the hotel due to...

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2Thank dwebb953
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It made my vacations perfect, all inclusive, beautiful pools and beach. The room was big and clean, even the first they did not made the room until later during the day, but it is nothing I can't deal with. There were some angry customers because the specialty restaurants did not had enough room for everyone. For me it was no...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
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  • Spa
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Located in the southern Baja California peninsula, 4.5 Km/2.8 Miles from Cabo San Lucas * Opened winter 2007/8 * 1-story main building and 3-story and 4-story annexes * On the beachfront * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach * 3.5 Km/2.2 Miles from downtown Cabo San Lucas * 40 km/25 miles from the airport * 500 m/1650 ft from a bus stop ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riu Santa Fe

Address: Camino Viejo a San Jose | Cabo San Lucas, Cabo San Lucas 23410, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Sur > Los Cabos > Cabo San Lucas
Price Range: £140 - £284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Riu Santa Fe 3.5*
Number of rooms: 902
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Also Known As:
Riu Santa Fe Cabo San Lucas
Riu Santa Fe Los Cabos
Riu Sante Fe
Hotel Riu Santa Fe Cabo San Lucas, Los Cabos, Mexico
Hotel Style:
#20 Top resorts Hotel in Cabo San Lucas
#25 Spa Hotel in Cabo San Lucas
#28 On the Beach Hotel in Cabo San Lucas
#31 Family Hotel in Cabo San Lucas
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“Get a room closest to the Grand Buffet, Bring USD”
 of 5 bubbles maheenq, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“For ocean view, you have to pay extra to upgrade.”
 of 5 bubbles Donna042, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Property is huge and has no elevators in any building and ice machines are on ground floors!”
 of 5 bubbles 384vivekb, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“#7 building is best, seaside views”
 of 5 bubbles dianemccready, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ocean View in Building #7 were clean and modern, close to restaurant and pool.”
 of 5 bubbles dwebb953, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
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