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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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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Place looks and feels old, not very well maintained, especially pools and pool area. Food is very generic and lacks any flavor. WiFi offered for free or paid but both have very week and unstable signal and requires to sign in constantly. The positive note is that the air conditioning in the room is great. With almost 100° outside and... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked as a family holiday. Aged from 8 to 73. Rooms are good with cleaning service being excellant. Food a bit repetitive but this is quite standard with all inclusive. The beach isn't the lovely white sand you would expect. The sand is very grainy and can be sore on the feet if going for long walks and the water... More 

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wonderful service, excellent dining- Sir George's serves an amazing fillet! Good entertainment for the family: Ten-year old had a blast at the evening shows and at the pools. Staff was always helpful and friendly and the drinks were awesome! Buffets have plenty of selection and the different dinner themes were fun. Lots of energy at night, so not for the... More 

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West Midlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

10/10 for Animacion team, Pepe, and Julian are just fab. Full of energy and there's lots to do and get involved with for all ages. Rooms are spacious and have everything you need from a safe, to storage TV and seating area and balcony. This hotel is huge and we visited through a busy period where the locals were on... More 

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

Returned 4 days ago from 2 week stay. I was our best package holiday so far with only few minor issues but they did not spoil our experience. The worst part of our holiday was a conference during the last 3 days of our stay - imagine 100 students in a 5 star hotel. We had 3 sleepless nights, had... More 

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kent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family and I, had a really got stay at the Rui Vallarta. All the staff worked really hard to make everyone's stay comfortable. We tried all the speciality resurants, our least favourite was St George, not the staff but the food, we felt it was overrated. It was our first time to Mexico and loved the area, we will... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at Riu five nights in October 2014, and had a great time. It was cheap and well worth the money. Great location, very nice beach and large adult pool. There is also a separate pool for children, which is pretty big as well. Loved the swim up bar and all the yummy drinks. Food was good in my... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lets start with the airport experience shall we? I booked through American express vacations and they were kind enough to tell me not to stop and talk to people in the terminal...so i am sharing that with you all. DO NOT TALK TO PEOPLE IN THE TERMINAL...They will try to sell you timeshares and vacations and all kinds of garbage.... More 

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Port Carlisle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a great 2 weeks at the riu vallarta would definitely go back staff great entertainment team fab we we're in a junior suit and couldn't fault it the buffet restaurant was good but didn't like the sir george food there was terrible

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked this hotel as we had stayed in a Riu previously. The hotel itself was fine, no problems with meals, drinks and our room. Great view from our room I must add as we booked a junior suite which had a sea view. Plenty of space in our room and a large balcony which overlooked the pools and the... More 

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