Excellence Playa Mujeres Cancun Luxury Adults Only - All Inclusive

5 stars
Playa Mujeres, Cancun, 77400
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.7
out of 5
1,562 reviews
Great Honeymoon in Cancun

The resort was great, first time at an all inclusive. All the food options were good. Missed a lot... See full review

  • GM90043
  • Jul 14, 2014
Great Experience

From our check-in to check-out - the place and staff were very helpful and with great attitude.... See full review

  • Moniquin
  • Jul 14, 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

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
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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.

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
  • Iberostar Cancun Golf Course: 12.9 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 (1562)

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

Overall score

4.7 / 5
5.01.0
1562 out of 1562
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
Boston, MA
May 20, 2010

Wonderful trip

This is a wonderful resort with great staff. Everyone goes out of their way to make sure that you're happy. The food is much better than what you find at other all-inclusives, and the drinks were fantastic. My one complaint would be that the rooms are a bit musty due to the very weak air conditioning system, but I realize this is really nit-picky.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Not Applicable

Agave, Spice and Toscana serve the best food. Order room service for breakfast and dine on your balcony at least once during your stay.

Review of Excellence Playa Mujeres Cancun Luxury Adults Only - All Inclusive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
USA
Aug 23, 2008

Total Relaxation

Excellence Playa Mujeres Cancun was a type of hotel if you want relaxation. The food was wonderful as well as the staff. My wife and I have stayed at many Mexican resorts and this one was first class all the way. There were people of varying age groups (honeymooners to silver anniversaries). I can't say enough about this resort. We had a terrific time and would recommend this hotel to our friends.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

Isla Mujeres is a short distance from the resort. You can actually see the island from the hotel. In order to get to the island, you must take a taxi to the ferry.

Review of Excellence Playa Mujeres Cancun Luxury Adults Only - All Inclusive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Blue Springs, MO
Oct 7, 2009

Excellence is right!!

Words cannot tell you everything about this place. I will never stay anywhere else in Mexico but here! I loved that it was away from the hotel zone in cancun. But perfect to still get a cab and do the tourist stuff if you wanted. The only time we left the resort was to take the ferry to Isla Mujeres for the day. Great shopping and the beach and water is beyond gorgeous! The Excellence had great food, the drinks were awesome (even had Budweiser and Coors light), the shows were fun (Michael Jackson show was the best). It was mostly couples and ranged from mid 20's to 60's but from what I could tell the majority was in their 30's. It was a fun crowd but not crazy. Most people were done by 11 each night. They do have a cool disco but hardly anyone was in there the night we went. We stayed in a Jr. swim out suite by the spa. The resort is not too big but we did have to walk a ways to the resturants and the main part of the pool. I would probably want to stay closer like building 7 next time although at night it was so quiet and nice to relax on the lounge bed-just peaceful! The beach was okay and I say okay b/c it doesn't compare to the beaches in the hotel zone. The water is clear but not that turquoise blue like at Isla Mujeres. Plus it did have the seaweed as you enter but is fine once you walk out a little. The sand is soft and plenty of chairs and beds! I loved this place. Even my husband was commenting on how awesome of a resort and he hates Mexico!! Better service than the 2 cruises we have been on and the drinks and tips were included! Although we couldn't help but tip. The service never changed regardless! Nice Nice staff. We tryed for an upgrade to a rooftop but didn't get anywhere! So if you want that pay for it b/c if my husband couldn't get it no one will! Again if you are debating don't. Also make sure your spouse (man) takes dress pants and/or jeans b/c you can't get into the resturants at night without them! Stay here you will not be disappointed!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: Not Applicable

If you plan on going to the resturants at night make sure you follow the dress codes! They are strict. Even to eat breakfast at the buffet my husband had to have sleeves on his tshirt and pants at night. Not even dress shorts they won't budge!

Review of Excellence Playa Mujeres Cancun Luxury Adults Only - All Inclusive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
SD ♥
San Diego, CA
May 21, 2010

Amazing resort

We love this place! It was our second time staying there. We loved hanging out at the main pool, eating lobster & steak at almost every meal, and the Michael Jackson impersonator they had one evening was very entertaining. We will be back for a third time!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Excellence Playa Mujeres Cancun Luxury Adults Only - All Inclusive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
CherylMc
Dallas, TX
Jul 11, 2012

Excellent vacation at Excellence in Cancun

This was our fourth year to stay at Excellence in Cancun. We love this hotel!, The food is great, beach is fantastic, rooms are excellent, and staff goes above and beyond to make sure your stay is exceptional. We'll definitely visit again next year!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: In Hotel

Lobster and French restaurant are the best.

Review of Excellence Playa Mujeres Cancun Luxury Adults Only - All Inclusive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Herndon
Jul 7, 2008

great getaway place

We stayed four night and it was great. Just wanted to note a couple of things which were not mentioned. - Need to bring some fancy clothes for dinner for French, Italian and Asian restaurant. Those were pretty upscale & fancy ones. - We stayed in the swim-out room and accidently opened the door for a couple of hours and got a lot of mosquitos. Keep the door closed all the time! - Jaccuzzi: Whenever someone in the upstairs uses it, i can hear the noise but it was not that bad. - The hotel was located a little far from the club area. Taxi fare was $25 one way.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Review of Excellence Playa Mujeres Cancun Luxury Adults Only - All Inclusive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Cborey
Gaineville, FL
Oct 7, 2009

Awesome Honeymoon!!

We relaxed by the pool, ate lots of food and drank lots of drinks. We watched the Michael Jackson Evolution show that was awesome and we also took a day trip to Isla Mujeres and went snorkeling. We felt like we were at home and didn't want to leave. The best vacation that we have ever been on.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Excellence Playa Mujeres Cancun Luxury Adults Only - All Inclusive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
fjp
Sarasoto,Fl
Apr 22, 2009

Excellence Playa vs. excellence Punta Ca

when checking out I mentioned we did not rec eive fresh fruit & flowers as stated. The clerk said she'll have someone send us an e-mail which was never received.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Review of Excellence Playa Mujeres Cancun Luxury Adults Only - All Inclusive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
St. Louis, MO
Oct 9, 2009

Wow.

Absolutely amazing experience. First class all the way around.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Excellence Playa Mujeres Cancun Luxury Adults Only - All Inclusive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Fayetteville, AR
May 19, 2010

Excellent Hotel

The hotel was everything that was advertised. Great staff!! Good food at all the restaurants. My only complaint had nothing to do with the hotel, I just thought the waves were a little dull at the beach. However, if you just like peacefully chillin in the water, this beach would have been perfect. Great overall experience.

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