Travel Blogs from Cancun
... sour yoghurt and then you choose toppings to have on it, of course I went for amaretti, you know I can't leave almonds alone! Today we were hoping Pete would be discharged from hospital and we were going to head to Playa Del Carmen for a few days relaxation, but since he wasn't able to eat yesterday he is in for another day. The hospital routine here is a little weird - you don't get breakfast and lunch comes in the early afternoon... If you are lucky. Yesterday ...
... We rocked up to
El Poblano with high hopes which were more than met by the fresh meat tacos and
cold drinks. It was refreshing to be somewhere that felt like it had a soul and
personality; a far removal from central Cancun.
It has been a great start to the trip though. Despite the
horrific deficit of character that plagues the Zona Hotelera where we are
staying, the beach is truly one of the most beautiful I have ever ...
... America has some great countries and great people. Guatemala has to be one of my favourite especially the west side. Nicaragua comes in a very close second and has to be the most surprising. I didn't know what to expect when I went there but found it to be a great country.
Honduras was also a surprise but not a good one. Some of you will know what I'm talking about, many of you I'm sure I shall inform when I catch up with ...
... girl...hahaha. Arturo said it is a special blend that is made to get hotter and hotter and then fade away. And it definitely gets hotter and hotter and HOTTER! LOL Overall we have a great dinner and great conversation while being surrounded by lots of positive energy and laughter. A good experience.
We came home and followed the night before with a few beers and hours of talking in the living room with no precise topic of choice. This time ...
... says tomorrow about how to change American attitudes toward teachers and schooling to be more like Finland's. (In Finland, every teacher has to have a Master's degree, and teaching is such a competitive profession that they only admit about 10% of applicants into teacher training programs. The saying there is that if you can't make it as a teacher, you can be a lawyer.)
One particularly odd thing: since the conference is being held in Mexico, and a ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
This resort was so nice and clean! Food was good! Staff was amazing! Will definitely return!
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Royal Cancun
Historical Traveler Reviews The Royal Cancun
This is the Real's newest entry in the ultra all inclusive resorts in the Cancun Hotel Zone. The resort is still under construction but is close to being fully operational. My wife and I stayed there three nights Feb. 20-22. All rooms are ocean front and are elegantly appointed with King size beds covered with down comforters and pillow top mattresses. This is one of the finest resorts we have stayed at and by far the best of the Real Resorts in this area. Definitely not geared for the "Spring Breakers" but for older more refined travelers who enjoy fine dining and luxurious surroundings. Construction crews are working long hours to complete the project and there are some noise even at night but this should be complete in a few weeks. We are not big fans of Cancun but would book here again just for the quality of the resort.
Will be great...after construction!
I took a group of 8 couples to Mexico and we were bumped from the Barcelo to this hotel. If you could igonore the continuous construction noise this place is very nice. Once completed it will be a top destination in Cancun. The staff was very accomodating and helpful. The food was very good for a Mexico all inclusive. The rooms were very nice and the beds were simply amazing!
Having frequented tripadvisor.com for weeks and weeks before embarking on our trip, I felt I was as much "in the know" as I could have been. I had read everything I could get my hands on about the Gran Caribe Real and looked at picture after picture. I felt I was prepared to take on any challenges, as well as hopeful of having a pleasant and relaxing vacation.
This resort started accepting guests about two months too early. Anyone who didn't hear the CONSTANT construction noise was either having a really good time at the bar or needs to check the name of the hotel they stayed at!
Will be a 5 star resort.."in time"
Very dissapointed. After checking in we were taken to our room which was still under construction. No phone, Air conditioner wasn't working, cable was out 50% of the time, and no hot water 50% of the time. Everything ordered from room service was cold.
There were only 2 elevators for the entire resort, with only one working most times.
The staff was absolutely great, trying their best in an impossible situation.
This resort will be a gorgeous 5 star resort in time. When all the bugs are worked out. The view from the rooms are gorgeous.
For a property whose catch-phrase is "Exceeding your Expectations" - they fell far short of even meeting our basic needs. Considering over 50% of the hotel is still under construction, this place realistically shouldn't open for 3 more months.
The hotel was scheduled to open on Feb 8th (after several delays) and we arrived Feb 10th. The wait at the airport was not long and the ride to the hotel was very quick and comfortable. The driveway was not completely done but the entryway was gorgeous. The lobby was very much 5-star. We were checked in immediately. We were given a quick tour as they took our stuff to our room.
Stayed at the Royal Cancun Feb 9-13. I probably wouldn't have rated 5 star at this time, but most of the reasons why I wouldn't will be worked out within a couple of months if not weeks. There was some construction still going on but by the time I left it was not very noticeable from ground level.
This is a new resort claiming to be a five star all adult resort. The all adult went south as soon as the sister complex got over booked. The Royal then allowed families to book here with the all adults. The rooms are not completly furnished as we found very little in the pictures in our room. No stero sytem, no turn down service, no bath robes for hot-tub, no alarm clock, no hotel infromation or phone numbers, no hot water except in the hot tub.