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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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  • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went a couple years back with my family. Must say that this was the most beautiful resort we have ever been to and everything was phenomenal ! The food was magnificent and the staff were just great. The only downside was every time it rained lots of jelly fish would be washed up into shallow waters so people would get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just back from a 2 week holiday at the amazing Riu Vallarta. The staff at the hotel can't do enough for you they work so hard. The food is great we ate at the buffet most of the time but the other restaurants are very good too. Drinks are great especially the blue ocean cocktail. Hotel is spotlessly clean and... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had an amazing time , quickest check in ever from airport to hotel room 20 minutes Hotel fab , food was lovely , the choice was amazing everday The steak house is amazing over looking the sea The pool is beautiful, service etc is brilliant Entertainment by the pool everyday and in the evenings .. Michael Jackson tribute was fab... More 

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Midgham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent at Riu Vallarta 2 wonderful weeks. The hotel itself was clean and well maintained. It´s not the latest type of hotel - it might need some alteration when it comes to furniture and facilities as somebody would point out but we didn´t mind. The room was clean, the beach was nice with plenty sunbeds and also the restaurants... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We are just about to finish our first beach holiday in a number of years having been on cruises with Cunard and P&O for the past five years. We found that the flight was excellent. There was plenty of room and the service was very good. The transfer was very quick as was the check in at the hotel. We... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Although it could do with redecoration, the great staff at this hotel kept everything spotlessly clean. Room was comfortable and cleaned every day. And mini bar/fridge replenished. Plenty of choice and variety of food. Service in bars and restaurants was very good. There were some large groups who got a bit drunk and rowdy while we were there but this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Arrived at this hotel for a 2 week stay as a young couple and just returned. Check in is great, fast and simple. Our room was over looking an old run down looking hotel so asked at reception if there were any spare rooms we could move to with a nicer view. We were then moved to a suite overlooking... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My adult daughters and I returned from Nuevo Vallarta on Sunday after staying two weeks at Hotel Riu Vallarta. After reading the very mixed reviews about this hotel I was concerned but there was no need to be. We loved the art-decor lobby, definitely does not need updating, perfect as it is. Our room was spacious and cleaned daily. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Goods: Good food, drinks, awesome staff, nice resort Bads: Uncomfortable beds/pillows, old very small elevators, elevator above night club not working, bad smell on stairs where night club is. NOOOOOO

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a great time at this hotel we didn't rate the Flamingo retaurant but we always found something very enjoyable in the Buffett restaurant where the staff were excellent. We also met some great people and drank lots and lots of great Piña coladas ..... Thanks

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