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Hotel Riu Palace Tropical Bay

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Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Reviewed November 30, 2010

We had a very enjoyable visit thanks especially to the staff; they were all very friendly and helpful. We used Thriller Tours (thrillertours@yahoo.com) for our transportation to/from the airport. Andy, our driver, was great about sharing the local flavor with us. We will definitely use him again. The food at the hotel was "ok" but because of our schedule, we...

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 30, 2010

I travelled with my wife and 18 year old grand daughter. When we arrived we were told there was no booking for our grand daughter!! After eventually getting this sorted out we went to our room to find that it was not big enough for the three of us. We then met the manager and after his intervention, we were...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed November 29, 2010

This is our third Riu stay. We stayed in Ocho Rios and Bahamas. This was very large. Pros: The beach was beautiful and great to watch the sunsets. Staff were VERY FRIENDLY!!! They are top notch...very pleasant and helpful. Plenty of beach and pool chairs but I think the hotel was at 3/4 capacity. Always had clean beach towels and...

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Surrey England
Reviewed November 29, 2010

Nov 6th to 21st 2010 We have just returned Riu Palace Tropical Hotel in Jamaica, having stayed there for 14 nights, we read trip adviser before booking, having read between the lines ! Some people seemed to have found fault’s. Well here are the facts as we see it. You will not find a better hotel for the price, In...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 28, 2010

I must start by saying The Riu palace is just fantastic Plane Journey: fantastic nothing to moan about Arrival at airport:Great met by our Rep(Very Nice) gave us loads of info Private taxi transfer:Driver was lovely very chatty and met another lovely couple Hotel:Ive been to 2 other Riu hotels and this one bet the lot of them was out...

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4Thank Danielle_mcneil
NH
Reviewed November 26, 2010

As both the "Mother of the bride" and Travel Agent for our trip to Jamaica, I found myself with the tough task of finding the "perfect" location for my daighters' wedding. Because of children we could not do an "adults only" resort...but the Riu Palace seemed to have what we needed. After reading many reviews we decided that this could...

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3Thank cruisemary
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed November 24, 2010

First of all we stayed at this resort for two weeks,The staff were very friendly , always smiling saying hi.One of the nicest places to go in jamaica, the nicest beach I have ever seen,Andre at the night bar was a real nice guy , so is the entertainment staff , neal, oryan , ko, are the nicest guys in...

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2Thank chris9er
Scotland
Reviewed November 23, 2010

Just returned from a third stay at this hotel. As previously, I could find nothing to complain about at all. All staff, without exception, were extremely helpful, and nothing was too much trouble. We had an extremely relaxing two week stay, and the weather was good throughout (we only had one day rain, but it didn't hurt!!). Any problems we...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed November 18, 2010

My husband and I were married at the Riu Palace Tropical Bay November 6, 2010. We had 34 family and friends that came as well. The staff was very friendly, helpful and always knew everyone by name. The food was great, fresh and lots of variety! We ate at Krystal one night which was OK and our reception was at...

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3Thank smshawdc
Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed November 17, 2010

My b/f along with two of my sibling age range from 19-27 absolutely loved it. We went the week of Nov 5 -12.When we arrived at the airport going through immigration took a bit of time. ( On the plane the staff will tell you to fill out the custom papers as one per family but it is one per...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Minibar
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  • Breakfast included
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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: $266 - $505 (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
#12 Spa Hotel in Negril
#13 Luxury Hotel in Negril
#14 On the Beach Hotel in Negril
#14 Family Hotel in Negril
#15 Top resorts Hotel in Negril
#21 Romantic Hotel in Negril
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“Block 2 great view”
 of 5 bubbles Blanche4963, today | Read review
“ocean front”
 of 5 bubbles theronald1, 2 days ago | Read review
“Request an upper floor oceanfront in Bldg 1 or 2. There are no elevators, so if stairs are a problem, the main level may be best for you.”
 of 5 bubbles MSP_Traveler09, 4 days ago | Read review
“Folks need to be advised that there are no elevators on this property. Ocean front rooms are much better than courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles tjegan, 1 week ago | Read review
“Can get an ocean view without being ocean front in building #4”
 of 5 bubbles ELK45, 1 week ago | Read review
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