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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
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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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    4 of 5 stars
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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

First of all, I am a bit baffled by why some people are posting reviews complaining about the most stupid things or things that they believe are a huge disappointment? That's your own opinion - other guests may not have the same. Also the review that complained about many Mexicans in the hotel made me laugh. This hotel is based... More

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Chilliwack, Canada
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27 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed in RIU Vallarta for one week, with a group 19 and had a wonderful time. However, I must point out some imperfections that we experienced during our stay. Please keep in mind these didn't stop me from having a good time however, I feel they must be pointed out. The pools....two but one is more dedicated to children and... More

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was the first package holiday I have booked for some time, I usually make my own arrangements. There were elements of this holiday that made me realise why I have not been on a package holiday for some time, however overall it was a good holiday. The Dreamliner was a first - it was a good flight after a... More

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Sandbach, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We didn't originally book this hotel we were moved here last minute. The flight on the new dream liner was fantastic, brilliant hosts, great food & entertainment & plenty of leg room. The captain came and had a chat which made my little girl smile. We arrived at the hotel & were given cocktails & canopes, which were a nice... More

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Paris, France
14 reviews 14 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

While we were not overly thrilled by the food, we were won over by the hard-working, and FUNNY entertainment team, and the authenticity of this hotel! (iow, not overrun by gringos) Many thanks to Jiuna/o(?), who managed to whip me into shape with her dance class & water aerobics, and Valentino's skilled ways with the kiddos.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a nice holiday, not fantastic as we would have hoped in a five* resort. It was our first time at an all inclusive and with two teenagers thought this would be the way forward for our 2014 holiday. The food was very nice and plety of it, the drinks were ok hit and miss with cocktails dependant on... More

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Puerto Vallarta is far superior to Yucatan; here's why: The journey: Dreamliner >> My seat head rest entirely fell off prior to take off and revealed metal under structure of seat (bolts and all!). Cabin crew were quick and courteous to give me a cushion that I had to hold in place with my head for take off! They later... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and two daughters (aged 22 and 16) stayed in the Hotel Riu Vallarta in July 2014. After arriving by Thomson Dreamliner (we paid for the extra leg room and it was well worth it) we made the 20 minute transfer to the Riu Vallarta where we were given tips on water, tipping, travel etc. On arrival at the... More

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 1 week at begining of August 2014. Here is a point blank Review. Ask for a quiet room, and got one on first floor next to ice machine. First night was AWEFUL. Loud and if you are used to a semi comfortable bed, it was miserable...I woke up in pain Next night we moved to Seventh Floor and requested... More

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my boys loved this hotel, the beach, the food, the people. Great holiday, passed too quickly. I thought for the size of the hotel, the two pools were not nearly big enough but the beach was there and always enough loungers.

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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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* 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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