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Hotel Riu Vallarta

3.5 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Av de los Cocoteros s/n, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
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Ranked #15 of 24 hotels in Nuevo Vallarta
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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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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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Riu Vallarta We just returned from our big family trip and although we had a great time together making lots of memories, the resort itself didn't contribute much to them. This is an average all inclusive, a three star at best. Rooms: we stayed in a "family room", which consists of a King bed and a double bed, 2 sinks,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just got back from spending 7days and 6 nights at this hotel and if you have kids the Kid entertainment staff is amazing and so is the restaurant staff the other staff is ok bar service was crappy. The beach is amazing and so was the night show Michael Jackson tribute. The food was 8ok at the buffet we didn't... More

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Weyburn, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived at about 1830pm and were quickly given our package at a table set up in the lobby. We were at our room in no time. We had a room on the 7th floor (7062) it had a not bad view for a standard room but it did not have a king bed as requested. Had specified a king... More

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Chestermere, Alberta
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed from March 9 to 16, 2014. Our room was great, clean, great view. The food was out of this world, never boring. The help was excellent, especially Antonio, the waiter either by the pool or on the beach. He will keep you very happy. He was around the pools at the beginning of the week and your glass never... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took this trip with our kids ages 9 and three. I found the Riu Vallarta to be very kid friendly and Puerto Vallarta was a great destination for families. Our room was located on the top floor and we had excellent ocean views. The family suit was two full size beds pushed together which made for interesting sleeping! There... More

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Hortonville, Wisconsin, United States
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is like a palace in the lobby, but with that welcome feeling. Rooms are clean and kept clean when needed. Food is amazing with friendly chefs. The best part about this place is the entire staff!!! From bartenders, to Waite staff, bathroom crews, entertainment, and maintenance staff. Well kept up, clean, and great food and drinks!! Only complaint... More

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Mendon, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Riu was an amazing vacation late March 2014. The staff was the best part. They made everyone feel special in their own way. Great family vacation with lots of activities and entertainment for all ages. I'd like to thank B&D Travel in Sturgis Michigan for setting up our vacation with Delta and guiding us all the way.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Totally awesome experience at Riu Vallarta 3/31/14-4/7/14, food was great, good variety, grounds were beautiful, clean, safe and fun atmosphere!! The enthusiastic, tireless Entertainment staff went out of their way to put on great shows every night in the main plaza and all day, water sports/ games, beach sports, yoga, zoomba, water aerobics, "crazy games" by the pool and much... More

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Benson, Minnesota
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have stayed at different Riu Hotels in the past and have found them to be one of the nicest hotel chains without any surprises. It was only about 25 minutes from the airport in Puerto Vallarta which was nice to be able to see some of the other hotels on the drive. The check-in process was very smooth and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: Clean, friendly staff, beautiful view, not too far from Airport, no bugs, minibar in room, water and soda in frig, good drinks, good entertainment at night, vendors on beach don't bother you too much, wonderful steak dinner at Flamingo restaurant, 90 minutes of free internet per day, desk staff and bartenders/wait staff have very good English, adult pool for... More

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  • Adult pool(39)
  • Very nice(20)
  • Great time(11)
  • Entertainment staff(10)
  • Sir George(10)
  • Specialty restaurant(8)
  • Steak house(8)
  • Friendly and helpful(7)
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  • Ocean views(7)

Additional Information about Hotel Riu Vallarta

Address: Av de los Cocoteros s/n, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Nayarit > Riviera Nayarit > Nuevo Vallarta
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 Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#13 Romantic Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#13 Top resorts Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Riu Vallarta 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
* 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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