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Hotel Riu Palace Tropical Bay

4.0 of 5 Norman Manley Blvd | Bloody Bay Beach, Negril, Jamaica
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  • Rooms
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  • Value
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The best thing about this hotel is the beach and entertainment. I had several issues with this hotel but I refused to let them ruin my vacation. Also, these are some of the issues that I read on trip advisor prior to me going so I was a little prepared. Our room, had a terrible odor as well as knats/mosquitos.... More

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Belleville, Illinois, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were originally scheduled to have our wedding on 9/5/14 but it was pouring down rain and what bride wants to get married in Jamaica in the rain?! Sophie the wedding coordinator was very accommodating and helped me get through my very stressful day with ease. I would definitely recommend this hotel to any bride who is stressing because Sophie... More

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our stay was in nov 2013. This is not a 5 star hotel as were were told by our travel agent and the fun jet books. I would rate it 3.7 at best. Upon arrival our room was so very musty smelling. Had air it out. The kids room (19 & 17) was fine. After eating dinner from our long... More

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Set with the back drop of the beautiful Caribbean Ocean and its golden beach this hotel is heaven. Rooms were excellent as was the food/service/staff.Walking along the beach you can mingle and have a beer with the locals selling their wares at small stalls . A short taxi ride to Negril town gets you into the hub of Jamaican life.Check... More

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Roanoke, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there for my brother's wedding. The first day we got there it was pouring down rain. The staff was super friendly and greeted my friend and I in the lobby with a complementary cocktail. It was delicious. My only complaint was that there wasn't any coverage at the hotel meaning that if it was raining and you didn't... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Adult family trip to negril. Smaller resort. Rooms were a little dated yet clean. Food was good. Food hut on beach very good. beach was absolutely beautiful calm water. staff very friendly. A truly nice stay. Would recommend to others.

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Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are a young couple who likes outdoor activities and a little nightlife Pros: -isolated part of Negril - beach has very few people and locals selling stuff. Especially compared to Seven Mile Beach area which can be a zoo -Very nice rooms; great bed/ furniture, good water pressure, a safe and free beer/ booze -clean public areas (e.g. pool/... More

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Oklahoma
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5 reviews 5 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this resort two times this year. The first time was in April, for a wedding. The second time was Sept. 1-8th with my husband for my 30th birthday. I love this place! It has one of the best beaches in Jamaica. The staff is amazing! The food is good, not great. It was much better in April, though... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This will forever go down as a very memorable place for us - we got engaged! It took a while to get to Negril on the bus when we were so excited but the second we got there it was worth it! Amazing location. Just the best beach. So calm. So clear. You can see forever and feel so safe... More

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new york
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So, I read all of the review religiously because I like to know the environment of the hotel before I go. Of course I want the most for my buck! I have to say I am very pleased. Originally I was going to stay in the 3 star resort Riu Ocho Rios but I am so happy I changed my... More

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Additional Information about Hotel Riu Palace Tropical Bay

Address: Norman Manley Blvd | Bloody Bay Beach, Negril, Jamaica
Location: Caribbean > Jamaica > Westmoreland Parish > Negril
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Palace Tropical Bay 4*
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Also Known As:
Riu Palace Tropical Bay Hotel Negril
Riu Tropical Bay Jamaica
Riu Palace Tropical Bay Negril
Riu Tropical Bay Negril Jamaica
Negril Riu Tropical Bay Hotel
Riu Jamaica
Riu Tropical Jamaica

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