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Hotel Riu Vallarta

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Victoria, Canada
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I did have a good time at the Riu Vallarta. It was just nothing special. The food got boring after 3 days! And some of the staff weren't all that helpful, but they did work very hard! The beach was nice and the hotel really wanted to give you an authentic taste of Mexican traditions. Overall my stay was mediocre,...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our third all-inclusive vacation to Mexico. (We had stayed at Secrets in Puerto Vallarta and Now in Cancun.) We signed up with the "sell-off vacation" with a hope to get a deal. A few days before the departure, out of nine 5 star hotels on the list, we were assigned to this hotel (4.5/5). A little disappointed, but...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

The food is excellent, the staff is very friendly. The variety of food is amazing. In all I highly recommend the hotel, the employees and the food. Also they have free internet in the main areas but not in the rooms. But you can buy the internet £30 per week for 4 divices so all our family is connected so...

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colorado
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I just returned from my 6th trip to the Riu Vallarta. I come back each time thinking this is the best trip so far. The upgraded room was very nice. Some of the staff greeted us by name. The girls in the buffet (Norma & Rosi) are always very kind and welcoming to us. Jorge and Tony in the Lobby...

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

5 friends stayed here april 2017, the staff were very friendly and couldnt do enough for any guests. We sampled the food at all the various restaurants and all was lovely. The only negative was if you didnt go to the steakhouse at 18-15 you couldn't get a seat nor could you book a table for later, perhaps giving guests...

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bb11 lancs
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just returned after spending two weeks here and it was ok. The staff are very friendly and work really hard. The food was delicious and plentiful and the entertainment was good. The waiters brought lots of cocktails to us on the beach every day. The bedding felt damp and clothes took ages to dry on the balcony. (humidity). The rooms...

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4Thank Bb11LancsDiana
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was our first trip to Mexico and an all inclusive resort. The resort is not a 5 star, but definitely not a sty. Something to remember is that almost everyone there works for tips. Sufficient tips are usually $1 American or 20 pesos. I almost always tipped the bartenders $5 at the beginning of the day or $20 if...

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northernireland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Awful place full of extremely loud Americans who drink all day. Beds are the worst I've come across in all of the Rui I've stayed in across the Caribbean. Was unable to get a sunlounger the whole 2 weeks we were there. Room facilities were never replaced unless we called to reception. Wish we had stayed at the Jalisco instead...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was the second time we stayed in the area, 4 years ago we stayed at the Marival Resort. This resort is not a 5 star as you will read in almost any review. Here are my 2 cents... Room - Bed toppers a MUST!!! and bring your own pillows! - Rooms are fine, just as in the photos. -...

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My Wife and I stayed here for the 1st 2 weeks in April. Hotel was lovely and clean, the staff were constantly cleaning. The rooms were very comfortable with King size bed. A/C worked well. The 1st week was noisy as the last week of the spring break with American teenagers getting inebriated and making a bit of noise. 2nd...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* In Riviera Nayarit, overlooking the Pacific Ocean * Located on Playa de Flamingos beach, 2 km / 1.5 miles from Nuevo Vallarta * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach * 9-story building * 3 km / 1.86 miles from various shops * 13 km / 8 miles from the airport * 1 km / 0.62 miles from Flamingos Golf Club * Credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Amex ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riu Vallarta

Address: Av de Los Cocoteros s/n | Lote Hotelero G, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Nayarit > Riviera Nayarit > Nuevo Vallarta
Price Range: RM726 - RM1,215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Riu Vallarta 3.5*
Number of rooms: 445
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Also Known As:
Riu Vallarta Hotel Nuevo Vallarta
Riu Vallarta Nuevo
Hotel Style:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#10 Family Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#12 Top resorts Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#12 Spa Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
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“Bring tip money they earn it.”
liljoe, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were on the 4th floor and did not experience any noise”
wendren, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We was on fifth floor. Quiet.”
Bb11LancsDiana, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms above 4'th floor have ocean view. Family rooms #'s ending in 69&16 (quiet) and 63 & 22 (noisy) have the best ocean view.”
ACthegreat, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Upper floor, view facing countryside for a quieter room”
DonDon63, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
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