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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
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  • Rooms
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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England, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just returned 2 days ago fantastic holiday stayed on 8th floor hotel spotless food lovely never had problem getting beds at pool or beach group most nights and show could not find fault with anything staff could not be more helpful dream liner flight with free drinks lovely don't worry about negative comments would recommend family

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Lenzburg, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Check In - I was very impressed with the check in process. I've been to several destinations in Mexico, and this was by FAR the smoothest check in we've had. Our room wasn't ready when we got there, but it was ready 15 minutes after we checked in. They give you great informational flyers on entertainment, restaurants, a map of... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Twenty of us went for a week. Resort was OK food could Have been better. Staff friendly rooms clean beach very nice. Pools difficult to get a chair unless you were there before 6:00 am. Breakfast buffet had great selection. Must eat at the gourmet restaurant that one is the best. Plan ahead reservations have to be made days in... More 

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vancouver
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just returned from a 7 day all inclusive at this resort. Prior to going I read most of the reviews and was abit nervous about staying there. I was more than pleased, the resort is awesome. The check in was fast, and well organized. Not once did we have a problem finding a perfect spot on the beach under the... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wonderful week at a great resort. The RUI goes way beyond to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Will be back again. Thanks for making our stay so enjoyable. Select a oceanfront suite for the best views.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the RIU Vallarta as a family of 3 between April 4th-18th. We had a great time, the hotel is great and the staff are wonderful. Anyone thinking of booking, or have booked and are a little concerned by some of the comments please don't be. Starting with the flight, the Thomson Dreamliner is a fantastic plane, the... More 

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LIVERPOOL ENGLAND
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great hotel with fantastic staff! The only downside is the beach - it's only a small beach, which some days a part is cordoned off between 9/10am for weddings which don't take place until 4pm!! This results in sun loungers pushed even closer together - no privacy for conversation. If you wanted a parasol you had to pay for them... More 

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Strathmore, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Myself and two other girls stayed in April 2015. The room was wonderful, 4040 it was a junior suite, had two twin beds pushed together and a pull out couch. we were just above all the action in court yard downstairs, in the evening while getting ready for dinner we could hear the music, i especially loved the Sax player.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed there the last week in March. Have 2 kids (2 & 7 yr). Used to staying in upper end hotels. Room: Upgraded from partial ocean view to full ocean view and was WELL worth it. Room is same size as a jr suite but the view is super. You can hear the waves even with the deck doors closed.... More 

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California
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14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Before our stay, I read with interest the many reviews of this hotel, especially the negative comments. Our family of 12, ages 10- 72 stayed at this Riu during Spring Break and thoroughly enjoyed it.The hotel is spotless, staff wonderful and helpful, and activities varied for all ages. When I read complaints about the food, I have to wonder what... More 

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