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Hotel Riu Vallarta

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Av de Los Cocoteros S/N | Lote Hotelero G, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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bristol
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This hotel is great if you want to sit on the beach and do nothing. Dreamliner:- If you can upgrade, or be made to feel like a third class citizen ,what your getting for your £270 is speedy boarding, vip lounge , more drinks on the flight and use of the toilet . In economy there is 4 toilets for... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We got back from this fabulous hotel on Saturday 15th May. 4 travelled in our party and all agreed the hotel was brilliant , with great management and staff, cound not do enough for you. Fabulous location, right on the beach, plenty of comfortable sunbeds, both around the pool's and on the beach. If you are planning to book trip's... More 

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We travelled and stayed here for the last 2 weeks in April. We were a group of 29 for a wedding. Everything about the hotel is smooth running, from check in-speedy and welcome drinks, to getting spaces in the restaurant/canteen and pool/beach. Can not believe the choice of food available, I don't eat meat and to say I am fussy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great time had by our family of 5, I can't say no more other than I would recommend this place and will return, the pool guy at the adults pool was friendly and helpful! The adult pool gets a bit crowded towards the mid afternoon and loud due to younger generation, pants must be worn to enter Sir George's restaurant,... More 

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Berkshire, England
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We are a family of 6, two grandparents, two parents and two children and travelled to NV with Thomson on the Dreamliner. We were well impressed. Thomson had everything sorted and we will be travelling with them again! But this review is about the hotel isn't it - the Riu Vallarta. Hmm, well, yes we did quite enjoy our two... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

first impressions good. after 2 weeks would rate the actual hotel 3*. excellent staff, very friendly and helpful. food in all the eating areas is horrid. looked ok on day 1, day 14 desperate to find something to enjoy, food should be served in troughs, absolutely disgusting, probably the worst of RIU chain. Swimming pool is for drunks. beach is... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Riu Vallarta from the 1st May 2015 until the 15th May 2015 and we absolutely loved it. Right from checking in until going home we were thoroughly impressed. I am generally quite a fussy eater but I always found something to eat, particularly on the dessert table! I travelled with my partner who particularly loved the Flamingo... More 

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East Anglia, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 2 weeks from late April to early May and had a really wonderful holiday. The hotel was spotless and our room was kept immaculate. All the staff were lovely and so friendly, from the management (with a special mention for Gabriella!) to the housemaids. Many thanks go also to Rosa and Oliver, who were on breakfast... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 2 weeks at the RIU Vallarta. Got back yesterday and we're already planning our next trip. The best thing about the whole place is the staff and the service. The restaurant staff, especially Ramon, really look after you. The pool and bar staff, especially Tereza, Claudia, Moy and Pedro, never leave you without a drink and the animation... More 

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

Stayed here with group of friends oct last year . You no what you get with riu pretty much same all over world. Stayrd previously next door in riu jalesico, which you can also use. Food good, bar tenders fab...quick and not skimpy on drinks. Rooms ok with mini bar and optics. Grounds of hotel beautiful as with all riu... More 

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