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Hotel Riu Palace Tropical Bay

#18 of 88 Hotels in Negril
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Pros: The beach and ocean were beautiful and amazing to enjoy. Took a catamaran to Ricks cafe and loved it. The "Wild Thing" was a lot of fun. Drinks flowed went snorkeling and ended up at Ricks for more fun and sun. The Jerk chicken at the outdoor area was the best chicken I have ever had and the best... More 

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North Richland Hills, Texas
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked this place to spend my birthday along with my wife and I 12 year anniversary. Overall the place was very clean and nice. The food at the buffet was good, but the restaurants that you needed reservations for were not very good (steakhouse was an exception). The jerk chicken on the beach is off the chain, though!!! The... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First..the good... Staff The staff at this hotel is amazing. We loved Cedrick, who kept the drinks flowing on the beach and was always up for some great conversation. Osmart and Bruce kept the beach and grounds clean an beautified our space with flowers each day. Such a special and nice treat! Chicken, Nicola and Sweety were super social and... More 

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Escanaba, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a chance to go back to RPTB were there in March and again in April. We enjoyed everything the people are like family, beach location perfect. If you really want to get picky you can find something to complaine about, just go and enjoy. Our favorite was again renting a Jamaican and his boat. Go down by building 6... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed (23 of us) here for 2 weeks celebrating my mother in law 75th birthday. Funny we were all told we were upgraded to an ocean view room in some cases this was untrue as some of the rooms given had no view to the ocean. The rooms were large clean and comfortable all to the toilet that kept... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Mi estadia en este hotel fue execelente, pero quiero resaltar a sus empleados: Mrs Camille del comedor para el desayuno y el almuerzo es excelente persona, gracias a ella y a Mr Popcorn de el grupo de animación y la señorita Marjorie de recepción y la señora Paula de la limpieza del cuarto gracias a ellos mi estadía en este... More 

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Hamburg, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We just returned from 1 week at this resort and all I can say is it was fabulous!!! All the negative reviews had all 7 of us scratching our heads! The staff-especially chicken, happy feet, orange juice, sweetie and Tricia went above and beyond everyday!!! They we great with the kids-2 18 yr Olds and 1 15 yr old. There... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 2 weeks in June, we were upgraded on arrival to an ocean view room. The room was excellent very large clean and comfy, with a fridge and mini bar. We ate in a couple of the speciality restaurants they were very good. The food in the buffet restaurant was amazing and so much variety every night... More 

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Stone Mountain, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second property in the Riu, after having friends that rant and rave about Riu and its properties. We felt that the Palace properties would offer more, so opted to once again stay at the Palace in Negril. The property is need of a face lift. It has a mid-range property look to it. The grounds, however, are... More 

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Caldwell, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Riu from 7/9/16 – 7/16/16. It was fantastic! We are a family of 5 from New Jersey. Kids are mid-late teens. We’ve stayed at six all-inclusives over the last several years, and I think its unanimous that this was the best! Here are some notes: FOOD – incredible. No question best we’ve ever had at an... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Renovated in summer 2008 * Located in Negril, on Jamaica's west coast * On the beachfront * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach * 1-storey main building and 2-storey buildings * Victorian-style architecture * Surrounded by 47,000 m2 / 56,500 sq. yards of lush gardens * 7.5 km / 4.7 miles from Negril West End * 6 km / 3.8 miles from various shops * 80 km / 48 miles from Montego Bay airport ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riu Palace Tropical Bay

Address: Norman Manley Blvd | Bloody Bay Beach, Negril, Jamaica
Location: Caribbean > Jamaica > Westmoreland Parish > Negril
Price Range: $276 - $542 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Palace Tropical Bay 4*
Number of rooms: 416
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Also Known As:
Riu Palace Tropical Bay Hotel Negril
Riu Tropical Bay Jamaica
Riu Palace Tropical Bay Negril
Riu Tropical Bay Negril Jamaica
Negril Riu Tropical Bay Hotel
Riu Jamaica
Riu Tropical Jamaica
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Negril
#11 Luxury Hotel in Negril
#12 Spa Hotel in Negril
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Negril
#14 Top resorts Hotel in Negril
#15 Family Hotel in Negril
#22 Romantic Hotel in Negril
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