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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I have been to this hotel three times and will always go back. It has a great party pool, but if you want quiet there is a lot of that! It's massive and suits everyone! Building 7 is the best for being close to beach and part pool! Not best room service.

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3Thank Sunshyne31
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just had a "girls trip" with 3 of my besties and as a travel agent I know where the good resorts are! This is a great choice for families and friends! It is quite large so lots of exercise! The beach is perfect one of the best with a great view of the famous arch food was Good not great...

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2Thank DENISE S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Location: located in Cabo you need a taxi or shuttle to get to the hotel. We reserved a shuttle at a great price on the hotel website when making our reservation. I highly recommend it. Rooms: big, clean, and comfortable. Food: they have many specialty restaurants which require a reservation but are included. The main buffet is in a beautiful...

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2Thank KNDC3
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Me and my boyfriend always stay on the playa del carmen part of mexico but decided cabo would be a fun new place. After reading many mixed reviews on this resort, we were a little nervous to be trying it. First and foremost the ocean is our favourite place in the whole entire world. Many reviews said this is not...

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3Thank Allie B
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well this certainly is not the Riu Tequila in Playa Del Carmen, but they try hard. I think that Playa has more to offer than Cabo San Lucas. The excursions here are horribly expensive. The food is hohum, same every day. If you can't afford the excursions then two weeks can be very boring. Also it's quite cool here, especially...

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1Thank Matilda F
Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Was there January 8-15. So, very clean very nice resort. The lobby lacks a bar but the sports bar is right around the corner so i guess that made up for it. The snacks at the sports bar are bad. Really needs a kitchen to make fries/pizzas etc. So we didn't really take advantage of the 24/7 snacks. They make...

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1Thank Candice T
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our family of four spent Dec. 24th - 31st at this property (kids are 12 and 16). Overall our experience was very good but I have a few notes/recommendations. We did stay in building 7 with ocean view rooms, but they gave us rooms beside each other but not in the same hallway (with doors facing each other) which would...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Liked - the people - the view - the infinity pools - whale watching - the city - bottle of champagne, treated well - respectful employees - clean rooms - safe on the resort and off the resort Don't like - handlers on the beach - too many of them - food - cold weather at night - bring pants...

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3Thank tropiclikeitshot
RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Santa Fe, responded to this review

Dear guest, We would like to thank you for choosing RIU Hotels and Resorts for your holidays and for taking the time to give us your valued feedback. For us every comment is helpful in improving the hotel’s services and for ongoing and future staff training. On the one hand, we would like to thank you for bringing up your...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just came back from annual vacation with two grown up sons and my husband. Here's my honest opinion: If you have never been to a chain like Bahia Principe, or if this is your first time visiting an All inclusive or if you are under 30 or simply young at heart.....you will love it!! The resort is lovely with a...

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1Thank raz m
Chicagoland area
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The RIU Santa Fe is an all inclusive resort just north of the marina in Cabo San Lucas. I booked it through Southwest Vacations because the total cost for my wife,me and my two college age sons was a little over $5200 - which included flights, food and adult beverages for six days and nights. My 19 year old son...

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RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Santa Fe, responded to this review

Dear guest, We would like to thank you for choosing RIU Hotels and Resorts for your holidays and for taking the time to give us your constructive and valued feedback. Please let us assure you that when the quality of our resort experience comes into question, we take notice and action. We understand and share your concerns as we greatly...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Located in the southern Baja California peninsula, 4.5 Km/2.8 Miles from Cabo San Lucas * Opened winter 2007/8 * 1-story main building and 3-story and 4-story annexes * On the beachfront * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach * 3.5 Km/2.2 Miles from downtown Cabo San Lucas * 40 km/25 miles from the airport * 500 m/1650 ft from a bus stop ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riu Santa Fe

Address: Camino Viejo a San Jose | Cabo San Lucas, Cabo San Lucas 23410, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Sur > Los Cabos > Cabo San Lucas
Price Range: ₹ 12,620 - ₹ 21,147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Riu Santa Fe 3.5*
Number of rooms: 902
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Also Known As:
Riu Santa Fe Cabo San Lucas
Riu Santa Fe Los Cabos
Riu Sante Fe
Hotel Riu Santa Fe Cabo San Lucas, Los Cabos
Hotel Style:
#20 Top resorts Hotel in Cabo San Lucas
#25 Spa Hotel in Cabo San Lucas
#28 On the Beach Hotel in Cabo San Lucas
#31 Family Hotel in Cabo San Lucas
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“building 7 closest to beach”
 of 5 bubbles denisesB479VZ, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“building 7 has the best location, and the only building with an elevator so request to be in building 7 and they will accommodate.”
 of 5 bubbles 143allieb, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you pay the extra for building 7 it's ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles 499matildaf, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Building 3. Middle of everything. Ground floor!”
 of 5 bubbles 127candicet, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Back half of building 7, if you want to be near the beach”
 of 5 bubbles kathleenk28, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
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