$173 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Aug 28, 2015 Check-out: Aug 31, 2015

Grand Bahia Principe Coba - All Inclusive

4 stars
View map of Carretera Chetumal Km. 250, Riviera Maya, 77100

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.1
out of 5
219 reviews
Love this resort

This was my first all inclusive resort & first time out of the United States, and I couldn't have... See full review

  • Steven B.
  • Jul 15, 2015
Great vacation.

Best vacation ever. Everything was good, staff, food, activities. Highly recommended.Great value... See full review

  • vilian h.
  • Jun 21, 2015
One of 24 five-star beach resorts operated by Grupo Pinero's Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts, the Grand Bahia Principe Riviera Maya affords adventurers easy access to a number of ancient Mayan pyramids and coastal, walled fortresses. This complex contains three individual resorts named after regional settlements, each of which is geared toward different kinds of travelers. As a result, it's relatively easy to book a business, adults-only, or family vacation in a villa surrounded by lush tropical palms. Simply wandering around this resort in the Mexican heat is a great way to stumble across inviting pools, cool bars and fascinating shops.
Location
In the surrounding area, guests will discover hidden cenotes, water-filled caves that invite serious scuba divers and casual snorkelers alike, and parks like Xcaret, that give you a chance to enjoy the clear currents of a calm lagoon in a more naturalistic setting than found at any waterpark. Nearby Chichen Itza is a World Heritage Site, which includes The Castle, the Pyramid of Kukulcan and Juego de Pelota. The Sacred Cenote is a spot where the Mayans apparently made human sacrifices, and should not be missed by lovers of history, macabre and otherwise.
Highlights
  • Rooms by complex: Tulum - 858; Coba - 1,080; Akumal - 630
  • 11 international restaurants
  • 18 bars
  • 7 pools, including lazy river and lakes
  • Concierge service available
  • Wi-Fi (fees may apply)
Policies
Enjoy a quieter stay in this large complex by staying in a room further away from the central areas, or on the side of a villa opposite the nearest pool.

If you find yourself tired or lost from walking around after a long day, locate one of the many shuttle stops scattered throughout the resort, and wait for about five minutes to get a free ride.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

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Grand Bahia Principe Coba - All Inclusive Rooms

Gran Baha Principe TULUM - Junior Suite
858 rooms, 774 Standard Rooms and 84 Junior Suites (Standard Rooms have a bathtub and Junior Suites a hydro-massage tub) located in three-floor villas with 18 rooms each, as well as views of the sea and the gardens. 12 rooms have been adapted for the disabled. Forty per cent of the rooms are for nonsmokers and are duly marked. All are equipped with: 2 full-size beds (1.25 m x 2.0 m) or 1 king-size bed (2.0 m. x 2.0 m.), air conditioning, fully fitted bathroom, hair dryer, satellite TV, direct-dial telephone, safe (with surcharge), mini-bar, coffee machine, iron and ironing board and balcony or terrace.
Gran Baha Principe COBA - Junior Suite
1,080 Junior Suites (all with a hydro-massage tub) located in three-floor villas with 36 rooms each. 6 rooms have been adapted for the disabled. Forty per cent of the rooms are for nonsmokers and are duly marked. All are equipped with: 2 queen-size beds (1.25 m x 2.0 m) or 1 king-size bed (2.0 m. x 2.0 m.), air conditioning, fully fitted bathroom, hair dryer, magnifying mirror, satellite TV, direct-dial telephone, safe (with surcharge), mini-bar, coffee machine, iron, ironing board and balcony or terrace.
Gran Baha Principe AKUMAL - Junior Suite
630 rooms distributed in 72 Standard Rooms and 558 Junior Suites (Standard Rooms have a bathtub and Junior Suites a hydro-massage tub) located in three-floor villas with 18 rooms each, as well as views of the sea and the gardens. 12 rooms have been adapted for the disabled. Forty per cent of the rooms are for nonsmokers and are duly marked. All are equipped with: 2 full-size beds (1.25 m x 2.0 m) or 1 king-size bed (2.0 m. x 2.0 m.), air conditioning, fully fitted bathroom, hair dryer, satellite TV, direct-dial telephone, safe (with surcharge), mini-bar, coffee machine, iron and ironing board and balcony or terrace.

Amenities

  • All inclusive
  • WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Spa
Golf
Solarium
Tennis
Dining
All inclusive
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Laundry service
Childcare Service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Barber/Beauty shop
Conference facilities
Doctor on call
Gift shop
Currency exchange
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Accessible Rooms/Facilities

Dining

Snack
With fast food and snacks. Open 24hours(After midnight, only serving soft drinks).
Restaurant
Main Restaurant (international buffet) facing the ocean- breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets.
Gourmet International Specialty Restaurant
Only the Rest. "Gourmet" is air conditioned. 3 A la Carte dinners per week of stay (with reservations). One can choose among the 7 Specialty Restaurants in the complex, Italian Rest., Fish & Seafood Rest., Mexican Rest., Grill Rest., Oriental Rest. and two International Gourmet Restaurants. Red and white house wines available.
Mexican Specialty Restaurant
Mexican Specialty Restaurant.
Bars
3 Swim up bars in the pools, Lobby Bar, 1 Bar at the amphitheatre. Unlimited local drinks, beer and soft drinks in all of the hotel's bars until 11.00 pm. All local drinks at the "La Plaza Mayor" Bar and the "Sport Bar" located in the "Hacienda Dona Isabel".
Grill
Specialty Restaurant breakfast and lunch.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
3:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

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.

Ratings and reviews for Grand Bahia Principe Coba - All Inclusive

Overall score

4.1 / 5
5.01.0
219 out of 219
Amenities:
4.1
Cleanliness:
4.4
Hotel staff:
4.2
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4.2

83% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Grand Bahia Principe Coba - All Inclusive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Steven B.
Business
N/A
Jul 15, 2015

Love this resort

This was my first all inclusive resort & first time out of the United States, and I couldn't have been more pleased. The food was fantastic. The pool & beach were excellent and well maintained. The resort had a lot of activities planned (we attended a few, they were nice). The gym was a little small but adequate. The casino was also fun. The resort staff were very accommodating and friendly. The only downside was the Wi-Fi coverage was poor and slow. But it didn't bring the trip quality down at all for me. Highly recommend this resort.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Grand Bahia Principe Coba - All Inclusive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
vilian h.
Business
LAS VEGAS
Jun 21, 2015

Great vacation.

Best vacation ever. Everything was good, staff, food, activities. Highly recommended.Great value for the money.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Grand Bahia Principe Coba - All Inclusive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Richard M.
Business
Green River
Apr 18, 2015

35 ANNIVERSARY

EXCELLENT LOCATION FOR GETTING AWAY FROM THE CROWD RESORT ENTERTAINMENT WAS OKAY PROPERTY NEEDS TO HAVE A NIGHT CLUB

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Grand Bahia Principe Coba - All Inclusive

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
iDreamer
Business
N/A
Apr 9, 2015

Great overall

Great hotel would definitely stay again at this location. WiFi only available for one hour a day in the lobby.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Grand Bahia Principe Coba - All Inclusive

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
VicVal
Business
N/A
Apr 8, 2015

Just OK

The hotel is overall good, however when something out of the ordinary occures they follow very long processes and that takes hours and do not inform properly. More variety at the buffet will be great.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Grand Bahia Principe Coba - All Inclusive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Theresa C
Business
livonia
Mar 21, 2015

Great Family Resort

We love Grand Bahia. The room, food, beach and pools are great. We will return again and again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Grand Bahia Principe Coba - All Inclusive

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
hwcbrv89
Business
N/A
Feb 28, 2015

Economical Vacation

A great first stay at Coba as a couple. The majority of the staff were friendly and attentive and the complex is set up for rest and relaxation. The hotel itself is a great value, but you need to know that you paying for a 3 star rather than a 5 star experience. A couple of things to keep in mind... Non-Buffet Meals: While we were told we would be eligible for three non-buffet dinners as part of our reservation. We were told to make the reservations for these meals at check-in. When we checked in the receptionist noted we were only eligible for one and we would be lucky to get two but that reservations could only be made at the concierge (who had limited hours). While we ended up with two reservations, both were very late (9:00 and 10:00 pm), and required a separate trip to the lobby. Check-In: When we requested a third floor room we were told the hotel was extremely full and that we were being given a premier room on the ground floor. We we arrived at the room it was extremely dark, smelled awful and musty, and faced a gully. Given that we were in Mexico for sun, we called the front desk and asked to be moved. After being placed on hold for a long time we were told the best they could do was another room with two double beds on the second floor. We decided to go back to the lobby to discuss our options and only when we physically walked to the front desk did a room with our desired qualifications materialize (top floor, king size bed). It was frustrating to have to go through so much trouble just to get a nice room (we had paid the extra money for the golden amenities) that could have been provided to us at the outset. It just felt like we were hustled/not being dealt with honestly which was not a great way to start the stay. Overall: After our less than stellar check in experience and negative interactions with the reception staff in the premier lobby, the hotel was enjoyable, and lived up to the positive reviews. It is a good value, but it is all inclusive, which we quickly learned means that the food is hit or miss, the drinks watered down, and the rooms a bit spartan. That being said for what we paid it was a great deal, the staff (with the exception of the premier reception who were less than friendly or forthcoming) were amazing, and the setting is absolutely beautiful.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Grand Bahia Principe Coba - All Inclusive

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Alyssa D.
Business
N/A
Feb 27, 2015

Great Trip

Great hotel! My boyfriend and I had a wonderful time. The resort offered a great deal of variety as you were allowed access to the other Grand Bahia hotels. The shows were great. Food was great! Overall great time.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Grand Bahia Principe Coba - All Inclusive

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
KrissyNY
Business
Brooklyn
Feb 18, 2015

Pretty place, awful food

This resort was very beautiful with nice staff and large, clean rooms. We liked the idea of booking an all-inclusive so we could enjoy nice meals and comfort. While everything was very clean and well-maintained, unfortunately, the food was sub-par. My husband got sick the first day after eating at one of the a la carte restaurants (The Medeteranneo). There seemed to be a consensus among guests that the food was poor quality. The food that was served in the appetizer/dessert buffet was served the following day in the main buffet to give you an idea. The seafood had a horrible taste, wasn't fresh, and one staff member pointed out wasn't even from Mexico. Eesh. The vegetables were frozen, and stuck to the serving dishes. And for such a tropical climate, fruits and vegetables had little to no taste. While the buffet had plenty of selection, there were very few healthy options. Mostly dry, overcooked hamburgers and soggy french fries with little to no mexican options. Kind of what you might find at a low cost chain buffet. We actually couldn't even bring ourselves to eat there. The second night I had fruit for dinner. Not what you're hoping for on your "luxury" vacation. It definitely wasn't a 5 star hotel. While the staff was friendly and helpful in general, when my husband got sick, I was unable to get any help. Luckily it wasn't an extreme emergency, because the reception and info buttons on our phone had no one picking up on the other end. After about 10 tries, I got an answer from the front desk telling me to "pay for a doctor". After some insistence on my end, they agreed to bring extra water to the room. The inside of the safe also had a sharp piece of metal sticking out, which sliced my arm open. I brought it to the attention of the staff when I was checking out, just so it wouldn't happen again to the next guest. They didn't seem too interested.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Grand Bahia Principe Coba - All Inclusive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Jeremy
Business
Greeley
Jan 28, 2015

Awesome resort without plenty to do even for young married couple

My wife and I loved this resort . We've been to a few other all inclusives and this one was near the top. It seemed a little dated but the fact that there were so many people made it very interesting and entertaining all the time. So many different cultures together made it an enjoyable time. Also the beach volleyball is great!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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