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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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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had a great time on this vacation even though it was too short ( stayed for only a week). The hotel has a nice feel of the 1920's, the staff are so friendly and they work so hard to make sure the guests are satisfied. I LOVED the food ( there's variety starting from seafood, stakes, chicken, salad bars,... More 

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IVYBRIDGE DEVON UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

just returned from an awesome time at this hotel 2 weeks and not one drop of rain. the food was superb in the buffet bar and especially in the flamingoes of a nightime. nothing was too much trouble for any of the waiting staff and some nights it must have been so uncomfortable for them with all their staff clothes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just returned from Riu Vallarta , I was a bit apprehensive after reading the reviews about this hotel but I can honestly say I think the people giving a bad review were reviewing the wrong hotel !!!! The food was lovely the entertainment great most nights and the hotel was spotlessly clean . The rooms were nice and the maids... More 

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My partner and i stayed at RIU Vallarta for two weeks in June. First time in Mexico and first time in a RIU. We loved it! Im just going to give you tips and short comments as i wish i knew some of this before going. Hotel: Staff were amazing with their customer service.(watch claudia and vanessa, amazing workers) Hotel... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have just got back from my trip what a great hotel lots of food always hot and freshly prepared,drinks plentiful , room clean any problems delt with very quickly. Would like to recommend trips with Vallarta Adventures we did 3 trips with them The Rythum of the Night, the Dolphins experience and a trip to Calleta where for a supplement... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

first impressions were very good, hotel room big and had a bath as well as a shower, the entertainment staff brilliant especially Alan and julian but the food was very repetative so after 14 days you are sick of the same meals, not much for kids to do

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Saint James, Missouri
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We just got back tonight from our 4 night stay at RIU Vallarta. I must say I was very disappointed when we walked into the lobby and continued to be throughout our stay. We have stayed in a RIU resort in Cancun that was luxurious and relaxing and decided that booking at RIU would be the best bet for another... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel food very good,service by staff excellent they where always happy to help and never stopped smiling.we had a family room on the 5 floor overlooking the courtyard area we had a beautiful view of the sea. It was my birthday while on holiday and they sent a bottle of bubbly up to our room.meet some lovely people all... More 

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

I travelled with my boyfriend on the 30th May for 7 days. I was nervous after reading some reviews here but I honestly think that this hotel just isn't for everyone.. Ones persons trash is another treasure after all! For me it was perfect! After only paying £770 each, which is much the same as a trip to Spain, etc,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After spending hours and hours reading reviews on hotels in Mexico, we settled for the Riu Vallarta. We paid £1795 for both of us for two weeks all inclusive with Thomson. The hotel itself is Art Deco in design and very impressive. Check in was smooth at taking a whole 10 minutes after a long 12 hour flight from London.... More 

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