Cabo San Lucas Journals

Riu Palace Cabo: Not a four-star resort

A September 2005 trip to Cabo San Lucas by TJBB

Quote: My wife and I took our honeymoon trip to Cabo San Lucas because New Orleans, our original destination, was under water. The honeymoon went south after we ended up at the Riu Palace.

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The physical facility LOOKS like a luxury resort hotel, and the room had marble floors; a free mini-bar; a refrigerator stocked with beer, water, and soft drinks; and a balcony that, with a little neck-twisting, afforded an ocean view. The staff is rude and unhelpful. We carried our own bags to the front desk and then to our rooms, then retraced our steps when we left. The concierges are just there to sell, not to help you get the most out of your time there. They will actually sell you two outings for the same time period. The food is terrible, with poor-grade meats and vegetables way past their time and stale pastries tasting of rancid oil. The dining-room staff was incompetent and surly. There were...Read More

Member Rating 1 out of 5 on October 8, 2005

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico