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Hotel Riu Vallarta

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Ramsey, Minnesota
Reviewed yesterday NEW

the hotel is nice not the most luxuriest but we were not looking for a snobby place. Check in was a breeze we were in our room 15 minutes after arriving. The beach is very nice and clean and same for the pools, sure people get up early to claim sunbeds and if that's what they want to do we...

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Sydney
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We recently spent 10 days at Riu Vallarta and were pleased with some things and disappointed with others. For a middle of the road resort, it's decent and there was nothing particularly wrong with it but I can't believe that PV doesn't have better quality resorts in this price range. The rooms are in a desperate need of refurbishment -...

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Invermere, British Columbia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We returned Nov. 13 for our 3rd visit to the Riu Vallarta. Stayed for a week, went with some friends as a last minute get away. Our friends had not ever stayed here, nor at any Riu's and really enjoyed their stay here! There were a lot of Brits staying here and we really enjoyed their company! We flew with...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived back in Manchester on 4th Dec after a two week stay. We had read the reviews before we left, so knew about the hard beds and yes it was helpful to request a mattress topper but the bed was still very firm. First impressions were of a large, grand hotel with efficient systems, registration was extremely fast with...

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2Thank barbaraharper
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I throughly enjoyed my stay at Riu Vallarta. I don't get much time away from my kids and although I missed them I totally enjoyed the many bars on the Riu property. The staff was friendly and the property clean. I enjoyed the beach and the evening shows. Seems like there was always an activity going on which was nice....

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2Thank Lillian G
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have stayed at one other RIU in Cabo. I was my favorite of the two. This was a very large hotel. Adult pool never has open chairs, the gym was sub par. The food was a large spread for every meal, as the other RIU. The hotel was just too big for my taste but still a nice place...

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Stevensville
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We arrived back into Toronto on Dec 3, 2016 at 3 am after a week stay at RIU Vallarta. Resort was good starting to show its age. Our room was on left side of hotel as you entered the resort overlooking the mountains and ocean, I would recommend this side we were around room 6080. Room close to everything and...

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2Thank Justus_Niagara
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Got back from the Riu Vallarta yesterday. Must generally agree with most of the recent reviews but with some qualifications. No doubt this is a very good hotel to stay at-we chose the mini suite with sea view on the 7th floor. Could not fault the cleaning standard at any time. The mini bar and the room safe were included...

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2Thank malcolm l
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel was really nice. Rooms were good size and always cleaned nicely. Staff were all friendly and weather was really hot except last few days before we left in the second week overcast but still nice. Food wasn't bad sometimes didn't really know what I wanted. Drinks were good loved them all. Always something going on in the evening weather...

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4Thank countryside40
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend this exceptional hotel. Proof of the hotel’s attention to detail and the care of its visitors was evident by the happy demeanour of the guests and the friendliness from almost everyone you met. My best friend and I stayed, at the very beautiful Riu Vallarta Hotel/Resort, in Nayarit, just a few miles drive from downtown Puerto Vallarta,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Spa
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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: RM743 - RM1,219 (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
#11 Spa Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#11 Top resorts Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
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“west side ocean view, yes it is loud when shows are happening but that made easy to enjoy the show from our room while having a cocktail”
 of 5 bubbles 331fredn, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Evening entertainment was *very* loud. If you want a quiet evening, sacrifice view for an outside room.”
 of 5 bubbles sasandtim, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Accessibility can be a problem if you have mobility issues. It is hard to avoid stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles barbaraharper, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't take a room by entertainment area was to loud for me. Ask front desk which are the better onrs.”
 of 5 bubbles countryside40, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a standard room with excellent ocean view mountain view and city view near he elevator - I think it was room 4002”
 of 5 bubbles Patriciatravel2016, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
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