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Hotel Riu Vallarta

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Most of the reviews I have read on here repeat a lot of topics, good points, bad points etc etc. I,ll try and put a different perspective on our first visit to Mexico. Firstly, value for money. No doubt in that. I thought what we paid exceeded our expectations, not being a massive fan of all inclusive holidays, we took...

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10Thank Blackcatzz73
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed March 12th - 18th, 2017. The food at the buffet was usual all-inclusive food. The Asian restaurant was buffet with great options that were tasty! The bar pool needed cleaned more often and was short bar tenders, but was a lot of fun with games every day at 3:00. All of the staff at the resort was very...

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2Thank Kelly G
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I was apprehensive after booking this holiday and then reading all the negative reviews. Had a brilliant 2 weeks and for the price it was incredible value. Check in was smooth and efficient. We had room 7076, lovely and spacious, clean and any drinks taken from mini bar were replaced daily. We could watch the sun rise over the mountains...

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6Thank KC_Sheffield
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Waited six months for this trip ,but after a very easy check in we were disappointed that the room we were given had views over the service buildings. We managed an upgrade to a junior suite at a cost but the views from the 9th floor room balcony at sunset were spectacular. The dining room staff were extremely polite and...

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3Thank John W
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I recently spent a week at the RIU Vallarta in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico. The resort is everything they advertise and more. The staff are friendly and attentive and there's generally a lot of them around. The RIU has made a few changes to their welcome briefing, they did away with it. The tour operators will give you their spiel on...

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6Thank Wayne O
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Bruilliant stay at Riu Vallarata! Food service and hotel were all excellent. We had an amazing trip and so worth the money. The only thing I would say is ask for a room NOT on the 2nd floor as it looks out onto nothing! Not a downside in the slightest as we didn't ask to move rooms however in hindsight...

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3Thank m0llyfw
Surrey, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel staff were very nice and helpful. The Sunwing Rep at the Hotel was fabulous on booking us tours and recommending which ones where of interest to us. Our room was on the far side of the building facing the Riu Jalesico. We were on 5th floor and we could see the Bay beautifully from our room. Sunsets were...

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4Thank Peppy888
Loughton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Check in was very quick and easy. My room was airy and spacious and the bed was large with a firm mattress. The lobby and general dining room were again very spacious.The choice of food in the buffet was excellent as was the quality.A nice touch was that guests were left with a full coffee pot on their tables so...

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3Thank mirandab334
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

first off when we arrived everyone was so nice and helpful. Our rooms weren't ready yet so we went and had some drinks while we waited. they were ready by 3pm. The staff was great and the service was amazing. The food was fair some of the specialty restaurants were good but over all the buffet was bland but it...

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4Thank Jake S
North East England
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just returned from two lovely weeks here after going with some trepidation due to reading the reviews on here first. Some comments are justifiable. You need to get up in the middle of a night to bag loungers around the pool. The same pool does get bawdy and loud mid afternoon. The decor is not the freshest and it is...

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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
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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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: $248 - $413 (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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“Room 3015 in a quieter part of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles Blackcatzz73, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Request a room as high up as available! The view is amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles E3393LQkellyg, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors the better the view, try and be on the south side for the best sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles m0llyfw, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“To see the Bay....you would need to be on a floor probably 4 and up.”
 of 5 bubbles Peppy888, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“My room 2083 was very quiet away from the noise of the entertainment”
 of 5 bubbles mirandab334, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
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