Photos Credit: Hard Rock Hotel Cancun
Known for its “rock star digs” and one-of-a-kind memorabilia paying homage to some of music’s biggest stars, Hard Rock Hotel’s portfolio of properties are a favorite of many travelers wanting luxury with a hearty side of revelry.
The Hard Rock Hotel CancunThis is a great place to relax, enjoy the sun and let go of your worries amid the stunning backdrop of the Caribbean. During our visit this past January, we checked out the property to see how it combined the allure of a high-end hotel with the ease of an all-inclusive.
Hard Rock Hotel has 601 guestrooms, including 24 suites. These range in size from 635 to 2,511 square footage inside the Rock Star Suite Ocean Front one-bedroom. All rooms include private balconies, rock spa amenities, Rock Spa amenities and Nespresso coffeemakers.
Some suites include personal assistants and access to the Rock Royalty Experience. These suites were our home for the night. Rock Royalty options, the Ocean View KingThis space is a staggering 430 feet in length and feels distinctly Hard Rock.
Rock Royalty guests get an exclusive check in complete with light bites, champagne and infused waters, behind a private curtain. Plus, you’ll get access to Rock Royalty areas at the pool, lounge and beach. Even though not all rooms have ocean views (some do not), each suite has a spectacular view of the ocean below.
There are many amenities around the resort that guests can enjoy, including a variety of activities for families, couples, and special occasions. Some of Hard Rock Hotel Cancun’s amenities include a fitness center, spa with salon services, a main pool and children’s pool, Jacuzzi, tennis court, and babysitting services.
There are also many other options. kid-friendly experiences such as a kid’s club, children’s menus, video games, and the Music Lab where children can live out their rock star dreams. The star of the show is the large infinity-edge pool, which sits directly up against the ocean.
The beach access is only a few steps away. This allows guests to walk back and forth between pool and ocean all day. A Cancun pool is not complete without a swim-up bar. The bars are located on the two ends of the lagoon-style pool and offer all the usual heavy-hitters at all inclusives as well as a wide selection of premium liquors.
With five restaurants and venuesYou can enjoy a variety of cuisines while you’re there, including the Brazilian steakhouse Zen to Ipanema and Ciao. Frida is a traditional Mexican restaurant. A buffet-style eatery. There is also a snack bar by the pool.
On some evenings, the hotel holds a fiesta-style buffet at the pool to celebrate its Mexican heritage. It features a variety Mexican foods and artisan items. It’s a nice touch that gives you a real sense of place while visiting.
Hard Rock is an extremely popular scene. However, it is also the most fun. It’s the kind of party you want to be invited to, it’s lively and energetic without feeling too overwhelming and you leave wanting more. Staff can be often seen laughing with guests and sharing big smiles with one another as they get to know each other.
For those wanting a luxury experience with a lively Cancun vibe, you can’t go wrong with The Hard Rock Hotel Cancun. Plus, you’re only a quick car ride away from downtown Cancun, making it easy to check out the local shops, restaurants, tours and nightlife.