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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
tracy131971 Preston, United Kingdom
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Preston, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Only been back for 1 day & miss the place already :( The staff at this hotel are all amazing, they are constantly on the go, always cleaning and have the time for you & are all very polite. We went to the beach most days & although it wasn't clear water it was nice, there was always a nice... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First let me say,I have stayed in three other riu's in Dominican Republic,Cape Verdi isles and the yucatan .I've got to say this is the best of the four.Great staff, lovely clean hotel and grounds ,newly refubished rooms with 32"led tv's.I honestly can't understand some of the negative reviews on the website the food is good in the buffet as... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Let me start by stating that this is a mid range hotel that until this year has catered mainly for domestic tourists and therefore is not as 'polished' as those on the Carribean coast, the hotel is also quite large and there are a lot of children so if you are looking for a quiet break or are expecting The... More

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Queretaro, Mexico
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed 3 nights. Lots of fun. Drinks at the bar are plentiful to choose 24/7. The food was ok and the reserved restaurant just ok, maybe a little disappointing. The entertainment was the best, both for kids (we enjoyed too) and for adults. If you like to socialize the place was full of friendly americans.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we stayed here for 2 weeks, 23rd june/5th july. A lovely, spotlessly clean hotel. we paid an extra £100 when we booked, to gaurantee a sea and pool view. we were on the 8th floor so the view was fantastic, so well worth the extra. The staff were very friendly at all times.We didn't see many of the shows, but... More

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Gibsons, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here July 2-9 2014 with my two teen girls and 9 year old son. As mentioned many times before this hotel is cleaned 24/7. The food at the buffets was beyond our expectations. From all the fresh juices in the morning to the chocolate fondue and marshmallows at the end of the day. Plenty of entertainment and games around... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We travelled to the Riu Vallarta for two weeks from the 3rd July 2014, from Manchester Airport. We got a really good deal, and because of this we didn't expect total luxury. Whilst I would never describe the Riu Vallarta as 5* standard, we felt that we received a great service from the staff and we were consistently impressed by... More

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed a week in January and did not regret any minute that chose a RIU Vallarta. Amazing food - the best buffet ever seen. Quality, presentation, taste..... Entertainment team - no doubt one of the best we saw so far. Staff - very attentive, helpful, responsive. Beach - clean, long, easy to walk miles and miles. Drinks and bars... More

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Grantham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful hotel, spotlessly clean, excellent facilities, very good food, friendly and efficient staff, wonderful pool area, and private beach. Good entertainment crew, but the hotel is big enough if you don't want to take part.

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Omaha NE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife, two children (11 and 10 years old) and I stayed at RIU Vallarta July 12-17. This was our second stay at a RIU property, but our first at this resort. The property is meticulously maintained. The staff is extremely hard-working and friendly. The food is plentiful, with many options. Although we enjoyed the Asian, French and Steak House... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Riu Vallarta 3.5*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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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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