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Hotel Riu Vallarta

3.5 of 5 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We just came back from a 2 Weeks stay at the Riu Vallarta,in Puerto Vallarta Mexico, !. Dec. - !5.Dec. Like always, when you arrive at the Airport Puerto Vallarta,you are told on the Plane not to talk to the throng of Timeshare Salesman, so you don"t hold up the Bus transfer to the Hotel. Upon arrival, check in is... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just back from the best 2 weeks holiday ever. From the moment we arrived until the moment we reluctantly left we cannot fault anything. We were greeted with a welcome cocktail , the staff couldn't do enough for you , the room was excellent , food & entertainment were excellent. So much choice of food for breakfast, lunch & evening... More 

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11 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great vacation, beautiful resort, good food, entertainment was ok. The weather was great no rain. The staff is freindly and try to help as much as they can, their English is good compare to most resports we have stayed at. Like most of the reviews, 5th floor an up has the best views. If I had to say anything that... More 

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goring by sea
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just back from a brilliant holiday,Hotel clean ,staff friendly,food and drink excellent.Would definetly recommend this hotel .The only downside was the distance from Puerta Vallarta,and you had to get taxi,s although they were,nt expensive.

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Edwardsburg, Michigan
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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great property to stay at! Cold drinks, good pool, good food, and good rooms. Entertainment staff is awesome as well as the other hotel staff too. We will travel there again next year too! Remember, you're on vacation, sit back, relax and enjoy!

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

First long haul...first riu hotel Staff can't do enough for you, rooms may look a little dated as other reviews may say but in my opinion it is just right for the art deco them and is very Mexican. The room was cleaned and made up every day with an extra treat of a towel made into various animals. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First the pros... 1. The staff was very friendly and most spoke English. No language barrier except with the maids. 2. The rooms were nice and CLEANED every day. Only had to ask for face cloths once. 3. Nightly entertainment was varied and kept our kids occupied. They liked this part. 4. Grounds were VERY well maintained. Very clean and... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

First of all, its a lovely hotel. Helpful and friendly staff, nice decor, nice pools, good beach, and good food in general. Few things let it down though. Needed to ask a few times for coffe and water to be replaced, should be every 2 days but not always the case, after I had a moan they were done nearly... More 

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

Well just returned home having been at riu for two weeks starting 29 November. Booked through Thomson and flew out on Dreamliner premium seats fantastic service, food, drinks IFE, arrived at hotel and given our room 3rd floor overlooking car park not a great start as we had asked Thomson for high floor overlooking pool/sea. Between Tom ;Thomson rep and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We are just returning from one week at riu 12/7 to 12/14 and our family of 5 loved it. we had a family room 8063 and it was exactly what I had hoped for. the only disadvantage is the adults pool. we have stayed at a lot of resorts in vallarta, ca bo and cancun and never been segregated from... More 

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  • Adult pool(39)
  • Very nice(20)
  • Great time(11)
  • Entertainment staff(10)
  • Sir George(10)
  • Steak house(8)
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Additional Information about Hotel Riu Vallarta

Address: Av de Los Cocoteros S/N | Lote Hotelero G, 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*
Number of rooms: 445
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Also Known As:
Riu Vallarta Hotel Nuevo Vallarta
Riu Vallarta Nuevo
Hotel Style:
#9 Romantic Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#11 Spa Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#11 Top resorts Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta

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