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Hotel Riu Vallarta

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Stevensville
Reviewed 14 February 2015

We were lucky to be upgraded to the RIU Vallarta. Staff was great, rooms were very well maintained. Grounds were perfect. Beach was good lots of chairs. Steakhouse was good and the buffet was small for the number of guests. More staff needed especially by the pool.

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4Thank Justus_Niagara
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2015

The airport. Manchester was a dream. Arrived quarter of an hour before scheduled opening of bag drop to find it already open and fully manned. Only took five minutes before moving onto security which took another ten minutes. Excellent experience. On the return, things were a little more frenetic but not as bad as some foreign airports I have experienced....

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33Thank Spionfox
Reviewed 13 February 2015

We stayed here for a week in February, the resort was full, most days, but is in my view very well managed and the staff seem to have a great deal of pride in their work and their resort. The food was varied, plentiful, and good. The servers in all restaurants attentive, professional and conscientious. The room was spotless, and...

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5Thank Bob G
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2015 via mobile

Stayed here from 22nd Jan to 5th Feb and had a fabulous holiday.It was our first visit to a Riu hotel so can't compare it to others in the chain but we thought it was excellent value. we had s lovely suite on the 7th floor facing the ocean and it was fab.The room overlooked the courtyard but the entertainment...

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10Thank Lisa H
Wilmslow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2015

This hotel is loud and vibrant, but there are lots of quiet corners for those who want them. Our room was right above the theatre so we were concerned that it may be noisy, but once the windows were closed we didn`t have a problem. I`ve never come across such helpful, hardworking staff. The girls in the patio Bar were...

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11Thank Sally H
Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2015

We are here for 2 weeks arrived 7th of February so still in our first week. Lovely hotel very friendly staff that can't seem to do enough to make your stay a pleasure. My only concern is that the food More often than not is cold and vegetables ie broccoli cauliflower etc seem to be totally uncooked and rock hard....

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2Thank Barry C
Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 12 February 2015

Clean, very well maintained resort. Beautiful, wide beach with lots of free daytime activities. Within walking distance of two other RIU properties. Nice sized rooms with desks, lounge chairs and ocean view balconies. Each room contained a bar which was kept stocked with 4 types of liquor and a frige which was kept stocked with cold soft drinks. Cafeteria food...

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2Thank Cashreno
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2015

We visited from 31 January 2015 to 7 February 2015 as a couple with Thomson on the 787 Dreamliner. Prior to our visit to Riu Vallarta we checked the reviews on Trip Advisor on an incredibly frequent basis, although a large percentage of the reviews were favourable some were not and they did give us concerns that we may have...

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30Thank MrBurgo
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 11 February 2015

We just returned from a 5-day trip staying at the Riu Vallarta. I am sharing my experience because we had a 2.5yr old in tow, which I didn't see very many reviews on this hotel when it comes to bringing kids. Room: - I cannot stress this enough. The interior courtyard-facing rooms are not ideal with young kids who go...

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12Thank winelovers1
Burlington, Canada
Reviewed 11 February 2015

Went to the Riu Vallarta from Jan 26th to Feb 2nd. My husband and I had not done an all-inclusive vacation since 1988 so we decided to try one again as we felt it would be a "good value" vacation option. We picked Mexico because we felt we would enjoy the food more than a place like Cuba or The...

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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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: $237 - $388 (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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