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PITTSBURGH, PA
Reviewed 16 August 2013

i'm a beach lover, so this was a huge disappointment for me. the water was cloudy and after about ten feet in the water, the bottom turned into slime/sea grass. good thing i packed my snorkeling gear, huh? the food: the food was actually pretty good, i thought. we did the buffet for dinner two nights and the italian restaurant...

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1Thank bahamasgirlatnheart
Reviewed 15 August 2013

I get to the resort and nobody asked me if I would like to be carried to my room. My bed had plain blankets and plain pillows. The toilet flushes too loud and the toilet paper is only 1 ply. I called room service to be carried down to the ground floor and nobody came! WPP!. A person of my...

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31Thank mericanfreedom
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Save your money and go somewhere else. Room did have a slight odd odor. The "gym" had only 1 treadmill working, it is not air conditioned and most of the equipment was broken-no hand weights. The food is nothing special. The nightly entertainment was average. Not much alcohol in the drinks. We went on a tour through the hotel and...

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2Thank nynjtx
New York City, New York
Reviewed 12 August 2013

I loved this hotel, it was beautiful and clean and the people were all very nice. Entertainment every night and every day at the pool (our last day though a guy broke his arm in arm wrestling, not the resorts fault but I can say everyone is thinking about him! Hope he's ok. And the guy he was wrestling with,...

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2Thank portds
Reviewed 12 August 2013

The grounds are beautiful and very clean. The first room we checked into had funny musty/moldy smell. We were able to change rooms to a room that was fresh and clean. The bed was a mess. They need new beds and pillows. I am not picky, but this has to be the worst bed I've ever slept on. And the...

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1Thank BabyAnn
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Upon arrival, the staff was friendly and the drinks were tasty. The rooms were not ready yet (2pm) so we went to the lunch buffet. After struggling to find eatable food at the buffet, we ventured to the rooms. The beds were rock hard, lumpy, strange pillows, and sand in the bed before we had even crawled in it! Don't...

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Thank lauren g
Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 12 August 2013

When you read the description of this place let your mind wonder a bit. Because nothing in Jamaica is what they say. This was a 7 day family vacation and it was an experience. just getting out of the airport is an event. some porter grabs your bags to take you outside to your awaiting ride. Let me tell you,...

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1Thank EastssiddeLady
Hillsborough, North Carolina
Reviewed 12 August 2013

I did a lot of online research before selecting my resort location. Check in was quick. I was told I got an upgrade to an ocean view room. There were several others checking in at the same time, I really didn't feel like waiting for a bell hop so I took my own bags to the room. The room was...

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11Thank Penni P
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Reviewed 10 August 2013

On my last trip to Montego Bay was passed the Riu and I told my husband it looked like a nice resort and on our return trip we would stay there. So we planned this trip with only the Riu in mind. We had five rooms reserved for our friends. Upon check-in only three of the five rooms were ready,...

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2Thank DCB_NWB
Reviewed 10 August 2013

I have to say this was the most relaxing vacation I've ever taken. We, hubby and I, traveled as a large group (16 of us). We had the best time here! The food was great. We ate the buffet mostly. The rooms were beautiful. Very large and clean. I recommend taking tip $$ for the bartenders. If you order a...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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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: $287 - $622 (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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