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#350169 - 09/03/09 12:23 PM Hotels in Mexico  
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We will be staying in Belize for 2 weeks in December, on our way back to Canada we will be in Cancun for 4 days over Christmas. Can anyone recommend a Hotel that has been recently renovated (no mold issue)? We are looking for something in the $250 range. Any help would be appreciated, I seem to be getting a lot of mixed information from expedia and travelocity.

#350182 - 09/03/09 01:12 PM Re: Hotels in Mexico [Re: wilske]  
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Wow, there are so many 5 star hotels in Cancun...I wouldn't know which one to reccomend, but being you are travelling in Dec I would not delay in making a reservation somewhere.


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#350235 - 09/03/09 09:23 PM Re: Hotels in Mexico [Re: wilske]  
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Hello, Personally, from my experience a lot of 5 star hotels in Cancun are overated, with the exception of a few. When i go to Cancun i ALWAYS stay at the Royal Sands! When you add up all the amenities, it's the best deal in Cancun! Has an average year round price of $132 dollars/night (Thru x-mas it is going to be higher...of course) If your budget is in the $250/night.....i would not shop around.....just book it! You will NOT be disappointed! You can go to www.tripadvisor.com and read the reviews.....a LOT of people like this Hotel. Hope this helps you.


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#350631 - 09/07/09 07:30 PM Re: Hotels in Mexico [Re: samba para ti]  
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Thanks for the feedback, trip advisor was a very good source. Most places jumped from the two hundreds to the low four hundreds during the Xmas season. Royal Sands looks perfect, but of course it's fully booked. Found a place, just wish I could have stayed in Belize a bit longer smile Can't wait for December!

#350832 - 09/09/09 02:19 PM Re: Hotels in Mexico [Re: wilske]  
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If its not too late...

Playa Del Carmen has many new Boutique Hotels and the pace and personality is closer to San Pedro.

Google La Tortuga hotel, about 1/2 of their rooms are less than a year old and it is a very nice place and location. Private, serene yet 3 min walk from everything!

#351006 - 09/10/09 11:58 AM Re: Hotels in Mexico [Re: Gridguy]  
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Pace and personality gap is rapildy increasing as Playa expands exponentially quicker than San Pedro.

#351061 - 09/10/09 08:05 PM Re: Hotels in Mexico [Re: Phil]  
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I agree.. But Cancun ):

#351094 - 09/11/09 10:04 AM Re: Hotels in Mexico [Re: Gridguy]  
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.....different planet!!

#351180 - 09/11/09 07:53 PM Re: Hotels in Mexico [Re: Phil]  
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The hotel looks great and would have been a perfect fit! Unfortunately it's booked. I'm sure Cancun will be totally different from our stay in Belize, we thought we would take the slow way back to Calgary!

#351435 - 09/14/09 10:15 PM Re: Hotels in Mexico [Re: wilske]  
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I have been to the cancun airport 10 or 15 times, yet never seen cancun.

Let me know how it was!

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