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Hotel Riu Palace Tropical Bay

4.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Norman Manley Blvd | Bloody Bay Beach, Negril, Jamaica
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Ranked #30 of 91 hotels in Negril
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

this is a little out dated and over due but couldn't help as i remembered. we went here in march 2011 for a week. the beach is amazing, the rooms and property were OK. pool was good and i like the loungers built in but it ends there. the hotel is right on the highway which inst too bad until... More

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Coxs Creek, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I can't think of one bad thing to say about this resort. We stayed a little over a week and didn't get bored at all. There are always plenty of activities occurring that are set up by the resort and they also provide kayaks and various other water activities free of charge. The resort grounds are well maintained and clean... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Arrived at the hotel on 8/21/2014 for my best friend, beautiful hotel but the staff Very Rude!!!!!!!! The next day was the wedding unfortunately the power went out on one half of the resort 1 hour before the wedding. Went to the front desk to find out what happen The "front desk manager" Lester told that he couldnt do anything... More

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Wickford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked in January with our 14 year old daughter and read the reviews over the following weeks with some concern! However all the negative comments were completely unfounded people must have stayed at a different hotel to us, from the moment we arrived at the hotel the staff were excellent making us feel welcome. We stayed in room 4318... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have just returned from the most amazing stay at Riu Palace Tropical Bay. In our party of 7, not one person was unhappy with any aspect. In fact, I can't quite understand how people can complain about this place. Having visited the Riu Palace Riviera Maya last year, we could not even compare the two. The one thing that... More

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent a week at the RPTB August 5-12. We were also there in December. It is a beautiful property, with workers constantly cleaning and maintaining its beauty. The beachfront and ocean are also amazing, but no waves, if you are into that. I feel that the food quality has dropped a notch since last year, and it wasn’t that... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our first all inclusive experience and overall, it was a great experience. Food: The food was really good. I'd say stick to the buffet. We only tried the Italian restaurant and we were not impressed at all. We ended up going to the buffet after because we didn't like/eat the food at the restaurant. Others did say they... More

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just returned home from a 10 day holiday at the Riu Palace Tropical Bay Negril. This is my first visit to Jamaica and I would love to return. The Riu Palace is located right on the beach it's beautiful, white sands and crystal clear sea.The sea was so warm just like getting into a warm bath! I have... More

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Pittsburgh, Pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there from August 12-19. The Palace is a small resort with 2 small pools. We arrived at the lobby and were given our room keys and 2 towel cards and our bracelets and were on our way. No formal greeting, no welcoming drink. Our porter took us to our suite. We have had hotel rooms larger than this... More

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Fenton, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter & I so enjoyed everything about our trip to Jamaica....The Riu Palace Tropical Bay is a wonderful resort. We stayed in a beach front junior suite & enjoyed sitting on our balcony looking out over the beautiful beach. The food at the buffet was great...whether it was breakfast, lunch or dinner. The Steakhouse was good, but a hassle... More

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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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* Renovated in summer 2008 * Located in Negril, on Jamaica's west coast * On the beachfront * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach * 1-storey main building and 2-storey buildings * Victorian-style architecture * Surrounded by 47,000 m2 / 56,500 sq. yards of lush gardens * 7.5 km / 4.7 miles from Negril West End * 6 km / 3.8 miles from various shops * 80 km / 48 miles from Montego Bay airport ... more   less 
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