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Hotel Riu Montego Bay

15/05/2017 16/05/2017
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Joliet, Illinois
Reviewed 23 February 2014

I thought the resort was beautiful and very we'll taken care of! Our room was very nice, always clean, and the mini bar was always replenished! The pool area was great and we LOVED the swim up bar! We also really enjoyed the shows and entertainment. Now the downfalls... Although the beach was nice, you could not go out there...

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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 22 February 2014

We were staying at the sister hotel the Palace and went over one night to the buffet to check it out. We sat outside and amount of people was insane. I'm sure the inside was cleaner but our table was filthy and just the masses of people was really off putting. We went later to possibly check out a show...

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1Thank karenina4
New Carrollton, Maryland
Reviewed 21 February 2014

Our family was visiting the island for a funeral. We needed last minute accommodations & Mr Juan Martinez could not have been more courteous and professional on making that happen. Oshane and David kept the complimentary rum punch cocktails flowing while we waited in the lobby. Food at this hotel was the best I have had in Jamaica and the...

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5Thank suzanne W
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 21 February 2014

First time going to Jamaica (May 8th, 2013) and decided to stay at the RIU. Resort layout was very nice. Very large lobby area and just beyond the lobby is the entertainment stage and bar. The buffet was decent with a good selection of food daily and might I suggest eating at the beach jerk hut for lunch... LOVED the...

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8Thank solo1984
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 20 February 2014

First time my husband and I vacation in Jamaica. Love the Hotel Riu Montego Bay. The resort. is family orintented if you want to take your kids. With our all incluses package, we had everything we needed to enjoy our late honeymoon getup away. Planning on checking out the other Riu Hotel destination for our first aniversary. Our trip codinnatoror...

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4Thank Joy C
Reviewed 19 February 2014

I can't say enough good things about this resort! We stayed Feb 11-18. Check in was a breeze and the welcome drink hit the spot as well. We were in building two closest to the pool which was nice. The buffet breakfast was the best. The steak house was hands down the best a la cart. We ate there 3...

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10Thank Natalie-cumpson
ontario
Reviewed 19 February 2014

My Hubby & I just returned last night & had a wonderful time at the Riu Montego Bay! Don't believe all the bad reviews. Our Rm was 5016 which was steps from the beach with a large terrace and was kept nice & clean by staff each day. It has 2 beds pushed together which turned out fine lots of...

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6Thank cathywOntario
Hamburg, New York
Reviewed 18 February 2014

My husband and I just returned Feb.19 after a 1 week stay. The 5 minute proximity to the airport was annoying with loud, huge low flying planes every 10 minutes or so. We had been at the Riu Palace in Negril 10 years ago which was much more authentic Jamaica. Security was the best: we had mistakenly left our safe...

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2Thank Suzanne M
Seminole, Florida
Reviewed 16 February 2014

Stayed from Dec 23 to Jan 2. he resort itself is five star and just beautiful but the staff, check-in and food leave a lot to be desired. Check-in took forever at 2:15 PM and our rooms weren't ready until 4:00 PM. Many of the staff are inattentive and not very helpful. The food was the same every day except...

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3Thank gneher
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 15 February 2014

First off, this place is very big and, therefore, VERY crowded. For a resort this size, one would expect more restaurants. 2 buffet types and 3 specialty which you need to reserve right away. No "wow" factor for those either. The grounds are immaculate but nothing real special about it. If this is one's first trip to the Caribbean and...

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  • Beachfront
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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 

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Address: | Mahoe Bay, Ironshore, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Region: Caribbean > Jamaica > Saint James Parish > Montego Bay > Ironshore
Price Range: RM861 - RM1,814 (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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Riu Hotel Montego Bay
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“No idea don't stay here the first impression at reception was not a good vibe!”
Truffles2016, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Most of my ocean view was blocked by a palm tree outside my second floor balcony.”
tnc1969, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try and get buildings close to the main lobby. If your in a 6 range, you'll have a long walk.”
985sc, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Building 5 is at the far end of the property and is steps from the beach.”
989royw, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you want or need an elevator insist on building 6, oceanfront. Easy access to everything including beach. All other building have steps.”
pugnado1, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
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