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How To Book

  • Step 1: Select either the “My Account” or "Book Now" button at the top toolbar and log in.
  • Step 2: Choose the number of guests in your reservation, then select the room type you would like.
  • Step 3: You have 10 minutes to complete your reservation once you select a room.
  • Step 4: Select any additional items to add to your reservation or click "Continue" to skip this part for now.
  • Step 5: Review your reservation details to ensure everything is correct, then click “Check Out”.
  • Step 6: Input your guest's information or choose “Provide Name Later”. You are responsible for paying the full deposit to reserve the room, even if you don't add a guest.
  • Step 7: Choose to either be 100% financially responsible for payments or to split the cost with your roommate. Then select a payment plan. Please note, if a guest has financial responsibility, they can’t be removed from the reservation without their permission.
  • Step 8: Provide your billing info and Credit / Debit Card payment details. Click "Submit" and celebrate!

**Please note: Mexican citizens, US Citizens residing in Mexico, and anyone unable to present the exit card issued at Immigration are required to pay an additional 16% tax upon check out. 


Closer to the Sun is happy to accommodate guests who need additional support. 
  • Please make sure that you have notes of your mobility and medical conditions in your Cloud 9 Account. If you have not yet created your account, please do so now.
  • Wheelchairs, scooters, and amphibious chairs (with larger tires that can traverse sand and are water friendly) can also be rented and delivered to the hotel though Cancun Access. You can check out their inventory of ADA friendly selections HERE.
  • Closer to the Sun airport transportation offers ADA accessible shuttle options for those in need. Simply purchase transportation at the standard rate and contact the Travel Team to make arrangements at least 30 days prior to the event.
  • If you require special needs support or require first floor accommodations due to your mobility issues, please contact the Travel Team.
  • Anyone needing ADA accessible accommodations should book in the Deluxe Gold with King Bed category and contact the Travel Team.
Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya offers Closer guests a variety of different room types to help make your stay as comfortable as possible.
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Things To Know

  • When you book, a $250 per person deposit ($500 if reserving any Rock Suite) is due.
  • After paying the deposit, your remaining balance is divided into four equal payments.
  • Assign “financial responsibility” to who will be making payments on the reservation.
  • One person can choose to be 100% responsible or it can be split.
  • If splitting financial responsibility on your reservation, the Lead Guest will need each guest's card information prior to booking.
  • You can also split up financial responsibility after booking by contacting the Travel Team.
  • Closer to the Sun does not accept American Express, however Visa, MasterCard, and Discover are all acceptable methods of payment.

**Please note if a guest has financial responsibility, they can’t be removed from the reservation without their permission.

Payment Dates

1st Payment: June 22, 2018
2nd Payment: July 20, 2018
3rd Payment: August 22, 2018
4th Payment: September 21, 2018

Find the right payment method for you!

Come to Mexico up to three nights early (November 29th is now sold out) to get settled before the shows or stay up to two nights after for some down time before heading home. Enjoy the Hard Rock Hotel's all-inclusive amenities during your pre and post nights, plus added Resort Credits for extending your stay! Anyone interested in staying additional pre or post nights should contact the Travel Team for assistance in booking for the discounted rate.

Extra Night Rate

$229 per person/per night for Deluxe rooms
$289 per person/per night for Single & Double Sky Terrace rooms
$419 per person/per night for Two Bedroom Rock Suites & Sky Terrace Rock Suites
$459 per person/per night for One Bedroom Rock Suites & Sky Terrace Rock Suites
$79 per child/per night for Deluxe/Single & Double Sky Terrace rooms
$149 per child/per night for One and Two Bedroom Rock Suites & Sky Terrace Rock Suites


Things To Know

  • This rate is only available November 27th, 28th, 29th, December 4th, and 5th.
  • The first show is the night of the 30th. The last show is the night of the 3rd.
  • Extra nights must be paid for in full and are non-refundable, so plan ahead. 
  • To add additional nights, click "My Account" and select "View/Modify" under your current reservation.
  • When booking extra nights through Closer to the Sun, every effort is made to keep you in the same room for your entire stay, however only event nights are guaranteed.
  • Standard resort operations apply during Pre & Post nights and we will be sharing the resort with guests who may not be attending the event.
  • Pro Tip: Extra nights in some categories sell out quickly, so don’t wait too long to book. However, you should not purchase extra nights before booking flights, as they are non-refundable and non-transferrable.
**Please note: Mexican citizens, US Citizens residing in Mexico, and anyone unable to present the exit card issued at Immigration are required to pay and additional 16% tax upon check out

Check In & Check Out

Check In starts at 3pm. If you arrive before then you will be able to check into the hotel and use the facilities, but your room will not be ready until after 3pm.

Check Out is by 12pm. You must be checked out of your room no later than 12pm. If your flight is later in the day, you will be able to use the resort's facilities until 6pm. It is extremely important that guests staying later than 6pm should inform the Event Guest Relations team or risk being charged for an extra night.

**Any guests whose rooms are not vacated by 1pm are subject to $300 late check out fee charged by the hotel and Closer to the Sun 2014, LLC. Any guests whose rooms are not vacated by 3pm will be charged for an extra night.**

We make it easy for you to get to and back from the event by offering roundtrip shuttle service between Cancun International Airport and Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya. Simply add it to your reservation, enter your flight information, and we'll take care of the rest!

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Bring your children to experience Closer to the Sun for a one time all-inclusive rate. Rates are based on the age of the child at the event, not at the time of booking the reservation. The Hard Rock offers supervised kid and teen activities as well as child-friendly pool areas.

  • $299 for children ages 0-3
  • $599 for children ages 4-12
  • Extra nights are $79 per child/per night except for Rock Suites which are $149 per child/per night 
  • Airport transportation is $74 roundtrip and $44 one way
  • Car seats are available upon request. Contact the Travel Team when adding transportation to make arrangements.

How To Add Your Children

  • Be sure that your children are attending before adding them to your reservation, as this is non-refundable and must be paid in full.
  • If planning to add your children, you should select the occupancy based on the number of adults on the reservation and purchase a room with Double Beds.
  • Keep in mind the maximum occupancy for a double is 2 adults + 2 children and a triple is 3 adults + 1 child. A room with 1 adult and 1 child is the full adult price, since the minimum occupancy of a room is two adults.
  • Cribs are available upon request if needed.
  • Each child will need their own Cloud 9 Account. Please contact the Travel Team to create the account and add your children to the reservation.

For large families, we recommend a Two Bedroom Rock Suite. This suite feature two bedrooms, living area, and balcony there will be plenty of room for kids to play while parents sleep in. Families can also purchase two separate rooms that adjoin. Those wanting to book two adjoining rooms would need to reserve either Rock Platinum Double Sky Terrace King Bed & Deluxe Gold Double Beds OR Deluxe Gold King Bed & Deluxe Gold Double Beds. 

**If you are planning to purchase two separate rooms to accommodate the number of adults & children in your family, please contact the Travel Team.**