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Hotel Riu Vallarta

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Okotoks
Reviewed yesterday NEW

What can I say...we love Riu Hotels. They are always at least a North American 4 star; the staff at all levels go out of their way to ensure you have a great vacation. The food is top notch. I get tired of people complaining about free wi-fi - turn the tech off! I get tired of people complaining about...

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Prior Lake, Minnesota
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The rooms and location was very nice. The employees were excellent. The staff was very attentive. The beach is great for kids and families but, they pack people in at the beach. Be prepared to get up at 6:00am to save your chairs. The shows are very good. Our favorite was Michael Jackson show. The food was very disappointing. Even...

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Chicago Illinois
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I am only going to post things in this review that are helpful to people who decide to travel to this resort and I will leave out the poor treatment by the management, which I will address directly with RIU. The Good Not much other than the hardworking staff, particularly Diego and Moises at the pool bars and the maids...

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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For anyone wanting a beach holiday in the winter sun, I can thoroughly recommend this hotel. The hotel itself is built on an Art Deco theme and rooms are a decent size with individual bars at no additional expense. Finding a well stocked fridge everyday and 4 dispensing liquor optics was a surprise but a cold beer on the balcony...

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Medicine Hat, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This resort was through Sunwing's Lucky 5 vacation package. We were notified a few weeks before departure that this is where we would be staying. We were allocated a room on the fourth floor inside court above the entertainment area. It was very noisy until 11pm every evening. The room itself was clean though dated. We did ask for mattress...

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Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a wonderful time!!! Girls Only Vacation. The staff is amazing and very accommodating. First, I read the Reviews and Forums on Trip Advisor(S/O to Joleen). We emailed our request seven days before arriving. On travel day, we exchanged some cash for Pesos at the airport. We passed the sharks(sales people) and got a taxi(Benz Van) for 360 pesos....

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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rooms were amazing staff fantastic especialy the bar staff rooms cleaned every day we did go on three trips it was pay for 2 and get a 3rd trip free las calletas beach was amazing the day trip wasn't long enough though I could of spent the whole 2 weeks on that island it was beautiful

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

God I don't know where to start from Front Desk was very accommodating doing the best they could being fully booked for Christmas. Then my room it was if I was able to see just about anything of true interest and room was clean shower worked well & massage tub was great for my back well spacious they even got...

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Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Traveled Jan 6-13 with 3 kids ages 6-10. We had a family room which has a king and double bed. My husband and I slept in king, 2 girls in double and 1 on a roll away that we requested. We requested pillow toppers as soon as we got checked in. Us and 2 other couples had family rooms. 2...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Nice hotel, staff friendly and hotel kept very clean. Downside can get very noisy in so if your after a quiet break forget it. Full of Canadians and Americans who seem to get louder and louder as the day goes on. Pools nice but not enough umbrellas and people still putting their towels out in the morning. Food became a...

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Dear guest, We would like to thank you for choosing RIU Hotels and Resorts for your holidays and for taking the time to give us your valued feedback. For us every comment is helpful in improving the hotel’s services and for ongoing and future staff training. On the one hand, we would like to thank you for bringing up your...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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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: RM795 - RM1,229 (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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“Our room faced directly out to the ocean so was very warm on the balcony during the day.”
 of 5 bubbles 163Ann, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“corner suites are the best plenty of room and a big balcony”
 of 5 bubbles maz496, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“It was nicely located for wonderful sunbathing beach was great Pool people were awesome Front Desk went above and beyond.”
 of 5 bubbles robertpK7466VD, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“High and inside horseshoe for great ocean view. Outside for quieter room or mountain/ocean view.”
  • One view from our room 8056 large balcony
 of 5 bubbles heavan-on-earth, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upper floors & out in "wings (toward water) are likely better. both locations get u further from the evening entertainment noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Sunsequitur, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
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