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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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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a small resort compared to some others I've been to. Not exactly a palace, but a good hotel. First we were given an appalling, dark room facing, what I first thought were the worker's rooms. turned out to be the gloomy Couples hotel next door (with a nudist beach). We complained and as the hotel was only at... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Riu Palace Tropical Bay from Dec 18th to the 25th. The hotel was at full capacity but you did not get the feeling that it was overcrowded. The beach was beautiful and the water was so clear and warm. There were no shells under your feet when you walked in. All areas of the hotel were... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is just my partial review as we have only been here 5 days and still have 10 days left of our vacation. So a more thorough review will follow at the end of our stay. So far, Riu Tropical Bay is a very nice resort, the beach and ocean are outstanding, and of course 90% of the staff being... More 

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Conway, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Riu from Dec 3rd thru the 12th.As usual it was fantastic.We stayed in room 3209, Oceanfront.The room was cleaned every day and it was done great. A new design on the bed each day. For food we went to the buffets. In the morning for breakfast we had Mario whom we have know for all the... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed Nov 2014 We stayed at the Riu Palace based on our wonderful stay at a Riu Palace in Los Cabos. We expected a palace experience but unfortunately I would not call it a palace. Here is a summary of comments: Food and Beverages: Food was nice, and the lunch buffet very good with lots of vegetables and really something... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in November two weeks all inclusive.The staff work so hard and so very friendly.Room was a little dated but comfortable,everything spotlessly clean.Food was excellent many choices.Thank you to all the staff,the management could not do enough for us.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here 3rd Dec - 17th Dec 2014. The country of Jamaica is beautiful . On arrival at the hotel we was dealt with very quickly and as we was getting married we recieved a free upgrade to a Ocean front room . This room was the best room i have stayed in and the view was stunning. I... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I must say the staff at Riu were sent from above. so helpful. I stayed at Rui Negril aug 1-7 2014 for Dream weekend 2014. the hottest thing in Jamaica in Aug. 6 days 12 parties. the best being wet n wild. with this being an all inclusive hotel there was no need to leave the hotel other than for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here in June 2014 for two weeks, all inclusive. All I can say is thank you so much to the kind Jamaicans who made sure that our stay at the Riu Palace was the best possible. Mario our waiter for breakfast and lunch delivered A* service, he is a credit to the hotel and we would like our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this place is not a 5 star resort, more like 4 star but i rate it 5 star for the overall experience. great location in the middle of tropical bay. the rooms were very clean and well taken care of. the staff were very friendly and they really would go the extra mile to please you. many different places to... 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*
Number of rooms: 416
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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
Hotel Style:
#10 Luxury Hotel in Negril
#13 Family Hotel in Negril
#13 Spa Hotel in Negril
#17 On the Beach Hotel in Negril
#17 Top resorts Hotel in Negril
#21 Romantic Hotel in Negril

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