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Hotel Riu Montego Bay

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We got married here during our two week stay. whilst we felt there were some pros and cons as there is everywhere you go we did have a great time and don't be put off by negative reviews on here just go with an open mind and don't expect 5* luxury. So the bus journey and check in was a...

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have recently returned from a 3 wk honeymoon 20/03/17 and had a fantastic time, on showing our marriage certificate we were given an upgrade to a sea view room was great opening the curtains every morning to that view. Food was absolutely fantastic never had food like that at any all inclusive we have been to, would like to...

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1Thank KnT36
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

My boyfriend and I spent a week at this resort and it is hands-down the most unpleasant vacation we have ever been on. As other reviewers have mentioned, the service is horrible. One afternoon we came back from the pool and found that housekeeping did not restock our room with towels, as in we did not have one single towel...

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4Thank Amy G
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A group of 8 (late twenties-early thirties) stayed here from March 13-20. We had 4 rooms booked, one of which was not ready until the next day. In order for a cot to be brought to that room, they had to sit around to be there to accept it which seems silly but they did. Rooms: 1) The room keys...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just returned on 3/19/17. We had a very nice vacation. some good and bad about the property. Most everything under management's control was very good. I want to start by saying we were there during the peak of spring break as a family. Some reviewers have complained about "spring breakers" - by which I assume they mean drunken out of...

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1Thank Jonathan J
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There is safety issue at this hotel where the door locks are not working properly. I lost $500US and an iPad that was taken from my room while my roommate was at dinner and I was off the premises on Tuesday March 14. We were directed to the local police who told us that this is a common occurence at...

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6Thank joan R
Grimsby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Staff are so cheerful and helpful, entertainment staff are full of energy day and night! Beautiful views. cool, clean, spacious and comfortable bedrooms. Certain staff were rude but all problems were dealt with quickly and efficiently. Water sports are a lot of fun and the shops are within walking distance, although you do get pestered as soon as you step...

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1Thank Abbie H
Comstock Park, Michigan
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place was wonderful! The staff was over the top helpful and kind. The food was abundant and very good. Plenty to choose from if you are a picky eater. The fresh fruit and salads were wonderful. The rooms very simple and clean. The drinks and bartenders were awesome! Entertainment was pretty good, although we didn't get to see all...

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1Thank Veronica S
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was our first time staying at the Riu in Montego Bay, but our fourth time to Jamaica. One reason we picked this place was for the proximity to the airport. The airplane takeoff noise was not an issue. The hotel was very clean. No issues with our room. We were in building 4. Food was great at all locations....

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3Thank Jeff C
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I am returning to this fab hotel on the 17 th June this year for my 50th birthday I can't wait I loved every minute of my stay here I cried going home lovely staff everyone so helpful I. Go on holiday about 4 times a year and felt so special can't believe people moan go and get a life...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Opening September 2008 * Located in Montego Bay, on Jamaica's northwest coast * On the beachfront * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach * 2-story main building and 3-story and 4-story annexes * Surrounded by 40,000 m2 / 47,840 sq. yards of lush gardens * 4.5 km / 2.8 miles from Montego Bay * 350 m / 114.8 ft from various shops * 2,7 km / 1.7 miles from Montego Bay airport * Credit cards accepted: MasterCard, Amex, Visa ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riu Montego Bay

Address: | Mahoe Bay, Ironshore, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Region: Caribbean > Jamaica > Saint James Parish > Montego Bay > Ironshore
Price Range: RM930 - RM1,944 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Riu Montego Bay 3.5*
Number of rooms: 681
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Also Known As:
Riu Montego Bay Resort
Riu Hotel Montego Bay
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“Do not choose this hotel because it is not safe...I lost $500 US and an iPad. Hotel blamed guest”
 of 5 bubbles joanr157, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Pay extra for a limited sea view”
 of 5 bubbles liraki, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Any near reception pool and restaurants from 0 block to block 2 .”
 of 5 bubbles kevinr687, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Block 1 can be noisy. Block 5 is near the beach, but more quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles twosisters2737, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“You get what you pay for so take out a second mortgage to get a room in the Palace tier.”
 of 5 bubbles n0veneg, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
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