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Hotel Riu Vallarta

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13/06/2017 14/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2014 via mobile

I thought hotel was too far away from bars and restaurants. The main dining room was very nice but if you went to eat too early to eat it was far too busy, we ended up eating later on when it was quieter. No problem with food and the Mexican night was good. If you enjoy wine it was quite...

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Thank sammarsland36
Denver, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 11 December 2014

We found the Riu to be wonderful. The staff was great; friendly people, willing to help. The food was well-balanced between Mexican, International and American. The menu varied. I loved the breads and cheese selection and the fruit and juice selections. The Mexican fare was delectable; I just wish there was more of it! I'm impressed with the staff. They...

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7Thank Scott M
Ellesmere Shropshire
Reviewed 11 December 2014

Cannot fault this hotel at all, first impressions were of a well organised and friendly resort, check in took no more than a couple of minutes and luggage arrived to the room within 10minutes, rooms are clean, well positioned (we had a high floor and sea view which we requested) and spacious. Food was extremely good with a huge variety...

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5Thank Wifeyden
Reviewed 11 December 2014

The hotel was great. The check-in and check-out for our vacation was terrible. For that alone, we will not return to the resort. The food was awesome, the pool, the entertainment, the hotel decor was all great except the desk staff. Ramon, who claimed to be the manager, was so rude to us that we definitely won't recommend anyone to...

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4Thank Brandii1
Kingston Upon Hull
Reviewed 10 December 2014

A last minute booking at the end of September for the wife and I to have a "proper" holiday without the kids for the first time in 10 years. Couldnt decide where, mentioned Id been to Mexico many many years ago and liked it, Thompson's travel agent lady said, we've just gone back to a couple of hotels on the...

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7Thank 60ssoulboy
Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2014

The entertainment and the comfort on the Dreamliner mad the journey go quickly. Check in at the hotel unbelievably efficient. So a good start to a holiday that just got better and better. Large room excellent food - the spare ribs and the steak so tender and tasty. The buffet restaurant was so good we only ventured into the others...

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6Thank welshchrissy
Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2014

Very organised and efficient check in.Hotel very clean. ,Food, wide and varied choice.Rooms are large and clean.All the staff worked extremely hard, only down side not enough bar staff we had to wait up to 20 mins. regularly for a drink at night, the management should sort this problem out.The swim-up bar was good but some days short staffed.This did...

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8Thank james s
victoria,bc
Reviewed 6 December 2014

We returned from 7 days at the Riu Vallarta. We have stayed at 5 Riu resorts over the years and this one had the worst service and food by far. I think they were seriously understaffed at the restaurants, most days we only saw 2 people working the whole outside area ( 30 tables +) We could see that the...

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3Thank dentalchick
Doncaster, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2014

Just arrived back 5 dec 2014 from a 2 week holiday in mexico the hotel is really impressive the staff are all friendly and cant do enough for you we dined at the Sir george restaurant had garden salad really nice then we had the fillet of beef once again really nice we ate at the steakhouse and the asian...

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4Thank Joe R
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2014

The hotel was amazing, the view was breath taking. We went to celebrate our 25th Anniversary. Could not have picked a better destination.Hotel was clean service was excellent. Kia,Tom and Katie were very helpful. The photographer in the hotel lobby is a must, you have to have the photos taken from her beats any selfies or phone photos. Lovely walks...

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Highlights
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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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: £123 - £218 (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
#12 Top resorts Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#12 Spa Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
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“Rooms overlooking the foyer area are prone to noise until the entertainment finishes at 11 PM.”
mickyfitch, 26 May 2017 | Read review
“We were on the 8th floor no disturbance or noise.”
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“5084- Room with views of the mountains, see and beach.”
J6199QVamyc, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“Corner units are the best!”
TravelingLadyMoon, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“we had a family room, it was a corner suite with an extra window - quite nice.”
S_A_E122, 24 May 2017 | Read review
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