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Riu Ocho Rios question

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Riu Ocho Rios question

Hey all,

For those who have visited -- what, in your opinion, is the best 'area' of the resort (or building) to request?

We find they are very good at accommodating these requests with Riu and just wondering what people who have been there think.



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1. Re: Riu Ocho Rios question

I'm wondering the same thing.

We are 2 women traveling who both have walking issues.

Thanks in advance.

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2. Re: Riu Ocho Rios question

I have to say that the deluxe wing (newer) is the better... you pay a bit more but the rooms are nicer.. yes from the deluxe wing there is a longer walk/roll.... I've seen people complain.. I mean "provide feedback" that it is a good distance... I guess it really depends on your ability :)

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3. Re: Riu Ocho Rios question

I would suggest you ask for block one, which is above the buffet restaraunt with probably the least amount of walking.

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4. Re: Riu Ocho Rios question

The newer wing is by far the best, mostly great views from all rooms and rooms are larger with a little sitting area with a small couch near the balcony. It is further away from the restaurants but worth it in my opinion.



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5. Re: Riu Ocho Rios question

It really depends on what you want. If you want to be close to everything, request Building 1 or 2. The deluxe wing is very nice, but be prepared to walk a bit further to dinner, etc. Some of the rooms on the deluxe wing overlook the theatre, so these will be noisy at night.

Also - just an FYI - I sent an email to the RIU before my trip requesting a room on a higher floor in a certain building and I did not get it. I never received a response to my email and they had no recollection of it at check-in. When vacationing at a RIU in Mexcio, I recieved an almost immediate response and my room was ready for me when I arrived based on my email. Good luck and have fun!

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6. Re: Riu Ocho Rios question

Thanks for your help.

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7. Re: Riu Ocho Rios question

You are right about the e-mails. i have e-mailed them 2 times and still no reply. When i went to Playa Del Carmen they were quick to respond.

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