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Hotel Riu Vallarta

3.5 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Av de Los Cocoteros S/N, Lote Hotelero G | Riviera Nayarit, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
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Ranked #14 of 24 hotels in Nuevo Vallarta
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We have just got back from our amazing 2 week stay at the RIU Vallarta. There were 7 of us and not one person had a a single bad thing to say. We all had concerns and questions before the holiday so i will try to include info we wanted to know before we left. Firstly, the check in was... More

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Orpington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After last years disaster with First Choice in Rhodes, First Choice have had a reprieve after two excellent weeks at the Riu Vallarta. the holiday started with a great flight on the new Dreamliner what a plane smooth comfortable and leg room as l stand 6 foot 2 so good start, The hotel is located in a nice suburb of... More

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Littlehampton, England, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed mid to late August, the lobby is lovely and spacious and embodies the Mexican culture of a central place to meet people. The staff can't do enough for you and work so hard. The food, well, in my opinion was fantastic, and certainly as good as any all inclusive we have used. As with all of them sometimes... More

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Sayulita, Mexico
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

God forbid you get sick at Riu Vallarta. I was very ill on my 1st day of a 2 night stay and had to call for a doctor to come to the room as I could not control my vomiting. By the afternoon I was only vomiting bile. The doctor who came to my attention, Dr. Hector Llanos treated me... More

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San Francisco, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel itself felt airy and updated, the lobby was really open and spacious. The rooms were pretty small, but there was nothing wrong with them. My real disappointment came from the food and the activities. This was my first inclusive vacation, and if the food is this bad all the time, I will never do another. Drinks were watered... More

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St Helens
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Recently returned from a 2 week stay in this hotel. Our experience on the whole was very good and I would recommend this hotel and Puerto Vallarta. One small criticism that I have is that in comparison to other Riu hotels this one looked a little dated and could do with a bit of a face lift, that said the... More

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San Antonio, Texas
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was my second time visiting a RIU hotel. You really can't beat what you get for the price. Anyway, my partner and I visited this hotel this Aug 2014 for my birthday. We only stayed for 4 days and 3 nights. Upon arrival to the hotel, of course it's the digital age so I didn't print out my hotel... More

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Bit sceptical following reviews of dissatisfied customers but the spacious rooms and overall cleanliness of the place were the first to impress. We were warmly welcomed with entrees and a lovely local cocktail and our cases were quickly taken to a massive suite which included a fridge full of chilled drinks to suit all tastes. There was coffee and tea... More

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Chilliwack, Canada
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194 reviews 194 reviews
27 hotel reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in RIU Vallarta for one week, with a group 19 and had a wonderful time. However, I must point out some imperfections that we experienced during our stay. Please keep in mind these didn't stop me from having a good time however, I feel they must be pointed out. The pools....two but one is more dedicated to children and... More

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first package holiday I have booked for some time, I usually make my own arrangements. There were elements of this holiday that made me realise why I have not been on a package holiday for some time, however overall it was a good holiday. The Dreamliner was a first - it was a good flight after a... More

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Address: Av de Los Cocoteros S/N, Lote Hotelero G | Riviera Nayarit, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Nayarit > Riviera Nayarit > Nuevo Vallarta
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Riu Vallarta 3.5*
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* 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-storey 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 
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