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Hotel Riu Palace Pacifico

4.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Av. de los Cocoteros, Lote Hotelero G | Nuevo Vallarta - Nayarit, 63732, Mexico
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Ranked #17 of 81 hotels in Riviera Nayarit
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just got back from the Palace, and it was just that. From the moment we arrived, fast check in no queuing, drink in one hand and the room keys in the other. We had (via travel agent) requested a room on a higher floor and got a room on the 7th on the inside of the hotel. All rooms have... More

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Santa Clara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I recently returned from 5 days here. I had read all the reviews, both good and bad and was ready for anything. The negative reviews other have posted are mind boggling after experiencing this place. It was beautiful! It was immaculately clean, polished, carefully and intricately decorated, and staffed extraordinarily well. Yes the huge pool closes at 8pm every night,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just returned from a week's holiday at the Riu Palace Pacifico in Nuevo Vallarta. Wonderful hotel with a huge, well thought out pool and pool bar, and direct beach access. We've stayed at numerous all inclusive hotels and the Riu Palace meals were well above average and the specialty restaurants were top notch. As others have noted, the staff were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was my first time visiting a Riu! We were given a room on the third floor, I would advise anyone to request a room on a higher floor in order to get a better view of the sea etc. The room all in all was very clean and the maids were very nice. We hardly spent any time in... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When you first enter the RIU Pacifico you are greeted by a staff member with a welcoming drink which is very appreciated after a long day of traveling. You are instantly mesmerized by the gigantic lobby which is extremely elegant with provincial furniture, art, flowers, and chandeliers . The grounds are gorgeous full of flora and fauna. The main walkway... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place is great. I've stayed at Rui's that are not as fancy as the Rui's Palace's and trust me spend the extra bucks to stay at the palace no matter what destination you go to. It's worth it. Unless you want to eat out all the time. This place has better food, alcohol, service and activates.

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Langley, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Returned yesterday from the Riu Palace Pacifico. Absolutely first class all the way. We were a party of 6 including 2 children aged 8 and 6. From the moment we arrived until we left we found the hotel and staff exceeded our expectations. No line up for check in, everything was waiting for us just had to put on our... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at three Riu properties, and liked this one the most. The staff was very friendly and always welcomed us. Yes, we tipped well and often, and you should too. We were surprised by the number of visitors who didn't, but that's their business. Food was good- especially the sautéed mushrooms and asparagus. Fish was fresh, and the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here from 26th July -9th Aug 2014. Stunning hotel and service. From the minute we arrived till we left everything was truly amazing. 5* service, food, drinks and accommodation. Nothing was too much trouble. Read some awful reviews on here but they were truly unfounded in our opinion. Would definitely return and recommend this fabulous hotel. Special thanks must... More

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San Lorenzo, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our experience at Riu Palace was great.....Hotel rooms were very clean and enough space(we only need a room to rest, shower and get ready for more fun) working air condition :) .....FOOD: Buffett had variety breakfast, lunch and dinner....which stayed the same throughout our week visit....Fusion Rest, Japanese Rest, Steakhouse and Guacamole all needed reservations which you couldn't make but... More

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Address: Av. de los Cocoteros, Lote Hotelero G | Nuevo Vallarta - Nayarit, 63732, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Nayarit > Riviera Nayarit
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Palace Pacifico 4*
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Riu Palace Pacifico Hotel Riviera Nayarit
Riu Palace Pacifico Nuevo Vallarta

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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 * 5 km / 3.1 miles from various shops * 13 km / 8 miles from the airport * 1 km / 0.6 miles from Flamingos Golf Club * Credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Amex ... more   less 
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