Excellence Playa Mujeres Cancun Luxury Adults Only - All Inclusive

5 stars
Playa Mujeres, Cancun, 77400
Best In Stay Elite
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.7
out of 5
937 reviews
fantastic

Excellent customer service, great location would love to recomend See full review

  • argy559
  • Oct 22, 2014
Excellent Vacation

From start to finish, our vacation was everything we wanted it to be. The staff was amazing and the... See full review

  • Forse
  • Oct 20, 2014
Romantic beachfront resort with exclusive amenities near Cancun

The contemporary Excellence Playa Mujeres is perched amid seven swimming pools on a picturesque white sand beach. The adults-only resort boasts a 170-slip marina and Greg Norman signature golf course with sweeping Caribbean views. Swanky suites, nine a la carte restaurants featuring separate vegetarian menus, 11 bars pouring premium alcoholic drinks and a fitness center and cardio-conditioning facility are among the perks at this adults-only, all-inclusive property. Many beach, land and water sports are offered within the exclusive resort community.

Highlights
  • Upscale adults-only resort community with Greg Norman Signature Golf Course and inland marina
  • Gourmet cuisine, in addition to spa cuisine, with special vegetarian menus at nine a la carte restaurants
  • Seven swimming pools, four heated in winter, with pool-side and beach waiter service
Rooms

Spacious and extravagant, the guest rooms are outfitted with plush, L-shaped sofas, 42-inch flat-screen TVs, wireless Internet and a radio with iPod dock. Marble bathrooms feature a shower for two. Suites have private terraces adorned with comfortable, stylish furniture. Many two-story rooftop terrace suites are outfitted with heated hydro spa pools.

Dining

Nine a la carte restaurants range from fine Italian dining to wine-centric gourmet tastings, Asian and lobster-themed menus. All restaurants offer separate vegetarian menus. Spa cuisine is available as well. Eleven bars and lounges -- including a lobby martini bar and swim-up pool bar -- are built for relaxing. Guests who prefer privacy can order room service 24 hours a day.

Recreation

A wide array of land and water sports are available, including wind-surfing, water polo, snorkeling and kayaking. There is a Greg Norman Signature Golf Course on site. Cooking, Spanish and dancing lessons are offered, as are theme nights. Guests can arrange private tennis lessons or scuba, deep-sea or private yacht excursions (fees may apply). The resort's Miilé Spa has the Mexican Caribbean's most complete hydrotherapy circuit (fees may apply). An expansive fitness center and cardio conditioning facility is on the grounds.

Transportation
  • Cancun International Airport
Attractions
  • Cancun (5 mi/ 8 km)
  • Isla Mujeres (5 mi/ 8 km)
  • Cancun Hotel Zone (6 mi/ 9.5 km)
Business
  • Full-service business center with audio-visual equipment and shipping services
  • More than 17,000 square feet of flexible meeting space

Hotel Map

21.2458 -86.8057
Area served
Playa Mujeres, Cancun.
Nearby airports
Cancun International Airport.
Area description
Playa Mujeres is Cancun's newest resort destination. Set in a virgin oasis onthe mainland sheltered by Isla Mujeres, Playa Mujeres feels wonderfully remoteyet is conveniently only 25 minutes from Cancun International Airport.Excellence Playa Mujeres is at the heart of a self-contained resort communitythat includes a world-class golf course, exclusive residences, a variety of finedining and shopping, and a marina with a capacity for 250 vessels. Integratedcarefully into the gorgeous natural Caribbean landscape, Excellence PlayaMujeres brings contemporary luxury to the wilds of the region.

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Excellence Playa Mujeres Cancun Luxury Adults Only - All Inclusive Rooms

Excellence Club Two Story Rooftop Terrace Suite OCF
All Two-Story Rooftop Terrace Suites are 807 sq. ft.in the ground floor and in the private Rooftop terrace that offers private, large and furnished terrace, with a HydroSpaPool and shower, 2 lounge beds and a table with 2 chairs. The terrace has a private access for room service, and full Ocean Front Views. Superior amenities include: private round Jacuzzi for two with indoor & outdoor access,four poster canopy king or two double beds,full marble bathroom,separate WC and shower for two with rain shower,sitting area with L-shaped sofa,room service box, hair dryer, scale and double vanities. 42" flat screen satellite TV,bathrobes and slippers, iron and ironing board, pillow menu, wireless direct dial phone, free high speed internet wireless, walk in closet, air-conditioning with in-room climate control,CD/DVD player,alarm clock with i-pod connection, electronic in-room safe(laptop size) coffee/tea maker,daily turn down service, refreshed mini bar.KING BED
Excellence Club Junior Suite Swim Out OCV
Our spacious Suites on the ground floor are 807 sq. ft. and offers private and furnished terrace with a lounge bed for two, two chairs, private garden and direct access to the pool and full Ocean Front Views of the Caribbean Sea. Superior amenities include: private round Jacuzzi for two with indoor & outdoor access, four poster canopy king, full marble bathroom, separate WC, separate shower for two with rain shower, sitting area with L-shapped sofa, room service box, scale and double vanities. 42" flat screen satellite TV, bathrobes and slippers, iron and ironing board, pillow menu, wireless direct dial phone, free high speed internet wireless, walk in closet, air-conditioning with in-room climate control, CD/DVD player, alarm clock with i-pod connection, electronic in-room safe (laptop size), coffee /tea maker, daily turn down service, refreshed mini bar with beer, juices, soft drinks, water and snacks. KING BED
Junior Suite Spa or Pool View
Our spacious Suites are 807 sq. ft. and offers private and furnished terrace with a lounge bed for two, two . Superior amenities include: private round Jacuzzi for two with indoor & outdoor access, four poster canopy king or two double beds, full marble bathroom, separate WC, separate shower for two with rain shower, sitting area with L-shaped sofa, room service box, hair dryer, scale and double vanities. 42" flat screen satellite TV, bathrobes and slippers, iron and ironing board, pillow menu, wireless direct dial phone, free high speed internet wireless, walk in closet, air-conditioning with in-room climate control, CD/ DVD player, alarm clock with i-pod connection, electronic in-room safe (laptop size), coffee/tea maker, daily turn down service and Excellence stationary, refreshed mini bar with beer, juices, soft drinks, water and snacks. KING BED or TWO DOUBLE BEDS
Junior Suite Spa or Pool View Swim Out
Our spacious Suites on the ground floor are 807 sq. ft. and offers private and furnished terrace with a lounge bed for two, two chairs, private garden and direct access to the pool . Superior amenities include: private round Jacuzzi for two with indoor & outdoor access, 4 poster canopy king , full marble bathroom, separate WC, separate shower for two with rain shower, sitting area with L-shaped sofa, room service box, hair dryer, scale and double vanities. 42" flat screen satellite TV, bathrobes and slippers, iron and ironing board, pillow menu, wireless direct dial phone, free high speed internet wireless, walk in closet, air-conditioning with in-room climate control, CD/DVD player, alarm clock with i-pod connection, electronic in-room safe (laptop size), coffee/tea maker, daily turn down service and Excellence stationary, refreshed mini bar with beer, juices, soft drinks, water and snacks. KING BED
Excellence Club Honeymoon Suite Ocean Front
Our spacious Honeymoon Suites are 1,280 sq. ft. and offers private and furnished terrace with a lounge bed for two and full front ocean views of the Caribbean Sea. Superior amenities include: round Jacuzzi for two with indoor & outdoor access, four poster canopy king bed, full marble bathroom, separate WC, separate living room, separate shower for two with rain shower, room service box, scale and double vanities. 42" flat screen satellite TV, bathrobes and slippers, iron and ironing board, pillow menu, wireless direct dial phone, free high speed internet wireless, walking closet, air-conditioning with in-room climate control, sound system with in-house music channels, CD/DVD player, alarm clock with i-pod connection, electronic in-room safe (laptop size), coffee/tea maker, daily turn down service, refreshed mini bar with beer, juices, soft drinks, water and snacks. KING BED
Imperial Suite Ocean Front
Our spacious Imperial Suites are 1,280 sq. ft in the ground floor and in the upper floor (private rooftop terrace suite). The ground floor offers the same as the Excellence Club Honeymoon Suite and the Rooftop Terrace is furnished with a HydroSpaPool and shower, two lounge beds and a table with two chairs. The terrace has a private access for room service. Full ocean front views to Caribbean Sea KING BED. Excellence Room Amenities Apply
Two-Story Rooftop Terrace Suite Spa or Pool View
All Two-Story Rooftop Terrace Suites are 807 sq. ft.in the ground floor and in the private Rooftop terrace that offers private, large and furnished terrace, with a HydroSpaPool and shower, two lounge beds and a table with two chairs. The terrace has a private access for room service. Superior amenities include: round Jacuzzi for two with indoor & outdoor access, four poster canopy king or two double beds, full marble bathroom, separate WC, separate shower for two with rain shower, sitting area with L-shaped sofa, room service box, hair dryer, scale and double vanities. 42" flat screen satellite TV, bathrobes and slippers, iron and ironing board, pillow menu, wireless direct dial phone, free high speed internet wireless, walk in closet, air-conditioning with in-room climate control, CD/DVD player, alarm clock with i-pod connection, electronic in-room safe (laptop size), coffee/tea maker, daily turn down service, refreshed mini bar. KING BED
Excellence Club Junior Suite OCF
Our spacious Suites are 807 sq. ft. and offers private and furnished terrace with a lounge bed for two, two chairs and full Ocean Front Views of the Caribbean Sea. Superior amenities include: private round Jacuzzi for two with indoor & outdoor access, four poster canopy king bed, full marble bathroom, separate WC, separate shower for two with rain shower, sitting area with L-shaped sofa, room service box, hair Dryer scale and double vanities. 42" flat screen satellite TV, bathrobes and slippers, iron and ironing board, pillow menu, wireless direct dial phone, free high speed internet wireless, walk in closet, air-conditioning with in-room climate control, CD/DVD player, alarm clock with i-pod connection, electronic in-room safe (laptop size), coffee/tea maker, daily turn down service and Excellence stationary, refreshed mini bar with beer, juices, soft drinks, water and snacks. KING BED

Amenities

  • All inclusive
  • WiFi
  • Pool
General
Concierge
Activities
Pool
Fitness Center
Dining
All inclusive
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
Internet
WiFi
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Nearby points of interest

  • Avenida Tulum: 5.9 mi
  • Playa Tortugas: 6.8 mi
  • Dubai Palace Casino: 7.1 mi
  • Museo Maya de Cancun: 7.7 mi
  • El Rey Ruins: 9.8 mi
  • Interactive Aquarium: 9.8 mi
  • Avenida Kukulkan: 10.5 mi
  • Playa Delfines: 12.6 mi
  • Wet'n Wild Cancun: 13.8 mi
  • Dolphinaris Cancun: 14.4 mi
  • Riviera Cancun Golf: 15.8 mi

Dining

Toscana
No reservation required. DINNER Dress code: Gentlemen-casual elegance: Use of long pants is required, shirt with sleeves and neck, shoes closed or dress sandals (leather sandals); Ladies-casual elegance: It is required long pants or skirt, night shoes or elegant sandals; It is not permitted the access to the restaurant in shorts, or undershirt with or sleeveless.
Blue
- Swim-up pool bar open from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Flavor market
At this restaurant you can taste wines from the entire world and enjoy our bit size creations. . DINNER Dress code: Gentlemen-casual elegance: Use of long pants is required, shirt with sleeves and neck, shoes closed or dress sandals (leather sandals); Ladies-casual elegance: It is required long pants or skirt, night shoes or elegant sandals; It is not permitted the access to the restaurant in shorts, or undershirt with or sleeveless.
Lobster house
Open for breakfast a la carte (from 11 am), and for lunch Deli a la carte with salad bar No reservation required. Obligatory the use of shoes semi closed, slippers or sandals. LUNCH Dress Code: Shorts, bermuda, wrap, bathing suit and undershirt with sleeve cuts. It is not permitted the use of sleeveless undershirts (tank shirt) and humid clothes in the restaurant; obligatory the use of shoes semi closed, slippers or sandals. DINNER Dress Code: Gentlemen-casual elegance: The use of short pants is required, polo shirts with sleeves and neck, shoes semi closed and sandals to dress (leather sandals) coincidental; Ladies-casual Elegance: The use of pants is required, capri or skirt, dress shoes or elegant sandals; It is not permitted the access to the restaurant in undershirt with or sleeveless, shorts or bermuda.
Barcelona
The serve breakfast and lunch on buffet, and for dinner you will be able to taste the world famous Mediterranean Cuisine. A la carte for dinner. No reservation required. BREAKFAST Dress code: Shorts, bermuda, wrap and undershirt with sleeve cuts. It is not permitted the access with sleeveless undershirt (tank shirt), in bathing suit and humid clothes; Obligatory the use of shoes semi closed, slippers or sandals. LUNCH Dress Code: Shorts, bermuda, wrap and undershirts with sleeve cuts. It is not permitted the access in sleeveless undershirt (tank shirt), in bathing suit and with humid clothes; obligatory the use of shoes semi closed, slippers or sandals. DINNER Dress code: Gentlemen-casual elegance: Use of long pants is required, shirt with sleeves and neck, shoes closed or dress sandals; Ladies-casual elegance: It is required long pants or skirt, night shoes or elegant sandals; It is not permitted the access.
The Grill
This Palapa-restaurant is open most of the day. The hotel serve a late breakfast a la carte, a snack/grill a la carte for lunch and for dinner is our Steak House restaurant. No reservation required. LUNCH Dress Code: Shorts, bermuda, wrap, bathing suit and undershirt with sleeve cuts. It is not permitted the use of sleeveless undershirts (tank shirt) and humid clothes in the restaurant; obligatory the use of shoes semi closed, slippers or sandals. DINNER Dress Code: Gentlemen-casual elegance: The use of short pants is required, polo shirts with sleeves and neck, shoes semi closed and sandals to dress (leather sandals) coincidental; Ladies-casual Elegance: The use of pants is required, capri or skirt, dress shoes or elegant sandals; It is not permitted the access to the restaurant in undershirt with or sleeveless, shorts or bermuda.
Chez Isabelle
Enjoy one of the most elegant restaurants, the French Cuisine & wine cellar. This restaurant is open for dinner a la carte. No reservation required. DINNER Dress code: Gentlemen-casual elegance: Use of long pants is required, shirt with sleeves and neck, shoes closed or dress sandals (leather sandals); Ladies-casual elegance: It is required long pants or skirt, night shoes or elegant sandals; It is not permitted the access to the restaurant in shorts, or undershirt with or sleeveless.
More Bars
Sol - Pool & beach bar by the main pool open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Cielo - 2 pool bars at the Excellence Club section open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Alegra - Piano bar/sing-along bar & comedy club open from 9:00 pm to 1:00 am.
Stars Theater Bar open from 6:00 pm to 1:00 am
La Habana Cigar Bar open from 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Revive - Fruit juice bar by the Spa open from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
X Lounge - Chill-out lounge on the beach open from 7:00 pm to 12:00 am.
Cafe Kafe
Coffee bar on the main square, serving ice cream and pastry treats in the afternoon, open from 10:00 am to 1:00 am
Martini Bar
Lobby bar open from 9:00am to 1:00am

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
Excellence Playa Mujeres is a stunning setting for hosting productive business meetings and memorable events. With over 17,000 square feet of dynamic space, ranging from intimate boardrooms to larger indoor and outdoor reception areas and flexible breakout rooms, you may choose from a variety of impressive locations that will make your meeting a success and your event unforgettable.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (937)

Ratings and reviews for Excellence Playa Mujeres Cancun Luxury Adults Only - All Inclusive

Overall score

4.7 / 5
5.01.0
937 out of 937
Amenities:
4.8
Room cleanliness:
4.8
Hotel staff:
4.8
Room comfort:
4.7
Location:
4.4
Value:
4.6

96% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Camden, Arkansas
Sep 8, 2009

Relaxation with Luxury !

This was the perfect place to us. Our daughter had just got married and we wanted to get away to rest and enjoy each others company. It exceeded ALL our expections ! The room was georgous! If you want to stay away from the crowds in Cancun, this is the place. The food was great, the shows were good, the beach was great. Would Highly recommend ! The staff went out of their way to make everything pleasant for you. No reason to ever leave the Resort.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Not Applicable

Avoid the evening meal at the Lobster House or The Grill due to mesquitos and bugs

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Discerning Vacationer
Business
Austin Texas
Sep 8, 2009

Excellence Playa Mujares

The hotel is lovely. It is truly a carefree all-inclusive. You have all the variety in restaurants to suit anyone's needs. The hotel has several scheduled events if you are into that or you can just make your own way enjoying the pool/beach/relaxing. It is about a $25 cab ride from Cancun for nightlife (bars/clubs) as the hotel club is in need of improvement. The staff seems to be eager to help if you need anything, however while a pleasing atmosphere, the management could be more proactive in customer service. Overall a great and relaxing vacation. I would go back to any Excellence property and know that I could take family/friends and have a wonderful vacation.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Canucksguy
Business
Vancouver, BC
Sep 7, 2009

Excellent resort - worth the money

We stayed at the Excellence for 6 nights, leaving on Labour Day. Our Excellence Club room was great, with a full jacuzzi, sitting area, outdoor patio with day bed, full-size bottles of premium liquor and much more. The hotel itself is immaculate and the grounds are kept in pristine condition. We spent most of our time at the beach, which is quiet and well away from the noise of the Cancun strip. The food was excellent (for an all-inclusive) and even the all-inclusive wine was decent. The shows were impressive and everything possesses a very high level of polish. The only disappointing parts were that there seemed to be a shortage of towels most days, both by the beach and by the pool. We had to wait over an hour for the french restaurant, Chez Isabelle, one evening, but given there are no reservations for any restaurants that was to be expected once on the trip. Again, a very nice place, and would recommend even for the price!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: In Hotel

The french restaurant is likely the busiest, but also the highest quality. Good for anniversary dinners!

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Pompano Beach, FL
Sep 7, 2009

great hotel, perfect vacations

This is a great hotel to spend a relaxing vacation, the staff was friendly and motivated to provide top quality service. Beach is beautiful and the hotel provides beds right on the sand. We tried the excellence club and we do not regret spending the extra money on the upgrade.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: In Hotel

take mosquito spray. and if you forget then do not buy the organic "All natural" one because it does not work.. at least on the Mexican mosquitos :)

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Texas
Sep 7, 2009

Excellence Playa Mujeres

Had a wonderful time and enjoyed it very much.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Elk Grove, CA
Sep 4, 2009

Amazing, Awesome

Awesome for couples get away. Great show at 9:30p each night. All inclusive food was great. Pool and beach incredible. Service is awesome. Enjoy!!!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: Not Applicable

This hotel is a $20 taxi drive from downtown. Take a few of the trips, Chichen Itza, Sail to the Island, Zip line, Party Hopper are all great.

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5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Boston, MA
Sep 2, 2009

Just as amazing as last year

Perfect anniversary trip. We stayed here for our honeymoon last year and had such an amazing time that decided to come back for our first wedding anniversary. We were not disappointed. We cant wait to go back next year.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Pennsylvania
Sep 1, 2009

Fantastic Getaway

Great hotel, clean, modern, and up to date. Has plenty to do if desired, or just sit back and relax. Quiet, peaceful and relaxing atmosphere. The variety of restraunts was also fantastic. Plus 24 hour room service. Took advantage of biking, archery, horse shoes, and volley ball. Would go back in a heartbeat!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: In Hotel

The nightly hotel entertainment could have been better. This is something they should improve.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
NorCali Fast1ne
Business
Sonoma,California
Sep 1, 2009

Actually looks better in person t

We loved the friendly hard working staff and the resort was great. We loved the martini bar at night they have the two best bar tenders [...] they make the best drinks and are great workers

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Pittsburgh, PA
Aug 31, 2009

Perfect Adults-Only Vacation

My husband and I have been traveling to Mexico twice a year for the past 16 years. We have enjoyed a number of interior colonial cities as well as beaches on both the East and West coasts. Excellence Playa Mujeres is set on an isolated stretch of white sand beach. There is a hotel-residence-marina construction to one side, but except for a few families at the hotel, it looked pretty much deserted. The grounds are beautifully kept, with many interesting sculptures and plantings. The general atmosphere is relaxing and quiet. THE PROS: ADULTS ONLY: NO screaming, whining, running, jumping children or pleading parents!!! Priceless... FREEDOM: NO towel cards, restaurant reservations, or wristbands. POOLS - all 7 of them - are great. They were beautiful, clean, warm, and uncrowded. 3 are heated during the winter months. There is also a lap-type pool. BEACH: Gorgeous and secluded! No neighboring resorts, so there were no vendors, people from other hotels, vagrants, or noise to intrude on our peace. There was usually a lifeguard on duty at the beach. SEATING: There was always a plentiful selection of lounge chairs and beds, with or without shade no matter where we wanted to be, or time of day. BARS: Excellent service and drinks. Each day, there was an alcohol and non-alcohol Drink or the day. Bartenders were knowledgeable. Service staff were typically plentiful at pools and the beach. RESTAURANTS: Great selection and beautiful decor. We ate at all of the restaurants, and especially loved Spice and the breakfast buffet at Barcelona. We felt that service was extremely slow at Chez Isabelle, although the food was very good. The food at Agave, the Mexican restaurant, seemed peculiarly uninspired. ROOMS: Beautiful, spacious, and clean. The indoor jacuzzi, with access to the patio was a wonderful touch. STAFF: Everyone that we dealt with was polite, friendly, and genuinely accomodating. Although not particularly important to us, everyone spoke very good English. GYM: Lots of new-looking equipment. At least 6 treadmills, plus stair-steppers, weights, etc. Flat panel TVs with remote controls at various stations in the room. Separate male and female showering/restroom facilities. There is also a concrete track around the resort for walking/running. NIGHTTIME ENTERTAINMENT: It was varied and seemed fairly professional, compared to other AIs where we've stayed. Themes were not always to our taste, but this is an area that is not important to us. FRONT DESK: Efficient, helpful, and polite staff. THE CONS: Not very many... ROOM: The bed was very high off the ground, which can be a real problem for those under 5'2". The open floor plan was troublesome at times, especially at night; i.e.: light on in bathroom area meant light in sleeping area. We liked the window in the shower, since it made it feel open rather than cave-like. Perhaps they could make it a mirror on the bedroom side? SERVICE(restaurants, evening): With the exceptions of Barcelona and Spice, it was typically very slow, even for Mexico.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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