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saskatchewan
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Reviewed 26 May 2013

Stayed for 1 week in January 2013. Food was excellent and drinks were great!! The resort and our room was clean. Felt safe. No concerns!! We will be back! The entertainment was enjoyable and we went every night! Went on the Dunns River Falls and Ziplining Tour, The Cool Runnings Catameran and my hubby went on the Farm Tour. We... More 

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3 Thank berleygirl
Toronto
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2013

Just returned from a 7 day vacation in the beautiful Montego Bay, Jamaica. I stayed at the Riu Montego bay from May 17-24 2013. I had high expectations as I stayed the Riu Emerald Bay in Mazatlan, Mexico and it was an amazing resort. I did read all the comments before attending this hotel and I will admit I was... More 

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6 Thank tina_c5
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2013

A favourite phrase in Jamaica, the staff of the Riu Montego Bay and people of Jamaica could not do enough for you. 'Yeah Mon, No problem", was the reply to any request. They made use feel very welcome. We booked overnight accommodation before our 10.30am flight with First Choice from Gatwick, took the opportunity to use the day before check... More 

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Sioux City, Iowa
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2013

Went from May9th-16th....we enjoyed almost everything and most of staff was nice but we have stayed in Ocho Rios Riu and we liked everything better there Pros-Nice grounds Close Shopping Nice Room with good house keeping Nice Pool Good Food(got to get jerk chicken on beach in afternoon) Good Entertainment Enjoyed 24 hour bar late at night Cons-One night the... More 

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3 Thank Jason F
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2013

Stayed @ Riu Montego Bay frm 24/09/12 to 08/10/12 & had a ABSOLUTE fabulous time Rooms cleaned daily as you would expect, best part of the room was the space & the OPTIC's refilled every 2 days The Thomsom rep Jackie is a local girl so she knows her stuff reg places to go, things to see etc.- any problems... More 

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New York
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2013

This place has a lot of pros and cons. The pool was great with plenty of shady places to lay. A bar in the pool was fun and it was very clean. The beach also had lounges n the shade and at least when we were there 4 of us had no problems finding a good spot. The water was... More 

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1 Thank NYMark1
Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2013

Me and my girlfriend decided to go to Jamaica on a girls trip. My friend traveled a lot around the world, and this was my first trip. I had been wanting to travel to Jamaica for 7 years so I was excited that this was happening!! We looked for the best deal possible and ended up booking 5 days before... More 

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2013

The staff were super friendly, caring and hospitable, not to mention beautiful! The property was beautiful, the food was fantastic and the weather was perfect! We were here from 5/15/13 to 5/18/13 and had NO PROBLEMS MON. All the horror stories some people wrote about cockroaches in rooms and the beach all dirty...NOT TRUE for this traveler. Loved everything and... More 

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1 Thank jamij23
Everett, Washington
1 review
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Reviewed 24 May 2013

It took me a long time to write my experience, I usually never complain. But oh boy this was a night mare. The hotel is so nasty looking I was simply shocked. Before booking this hotel I did read the reviews, but I was thinking oh well there is always unhappy people everywhere. So let’s start with the room, its... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2013

So where do I start!!! fantastic weather even for May. The hotel is fabulous, spacious with a big swimming pool and there were always sunbeds available. There is a swim-up pool bar. The rooms were very large, very clean and you could get movies, sport drama etc.. on the TV.. all in English. The beds were changed every day with... More 

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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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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Free Breakfast
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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: $289 - $626 (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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“get an ocean view second or third floor. the farthest building from the lobby has the more adult beach section.”
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