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Hotel Riu Palace Pacifico

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed today NEW

This was our second visit and it was every bit as good as the first. The hotel is kept spotlessly clean and all the staff are very efficient and friendly. Nothing is too much trouble. We ate in the Peninsular restaurant and the food was plentiful, varied and excellent quality. Our waiter Gama, was exceptional, and the tables were always...

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Our 7th visit and always wonderful. Tomas, Bruno, and Alan always greets us with a smile. The best waiters ever. Loved our stay. Blanca at registration is always gracious and sweet. Make sure to leave a tip. A dollar means so much to the staff and the ladies that clean your room. You will love this place!! Very clean, organized...

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Little Falls, Minnesota
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our 2nd time at this resort and we enjoy it! The food is great! Entertainment is amazing! The staff is super nice and friendly! Couple things we didn't care for this time was: The resort isn't just adults only. The pool isn't really set up kids, so kids were splashing around the water chair loungers because the water...

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

You couldn't ask for a more beautiful resort the staff amazingly friendly the grounds impeccably kept. However two of us in our group ended up deathly ill. At first I associated it with going into town and having something to drink there however on Monday when another person in our party got sick and hadn't any food or drink other...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel here was good but caters to an older crowd (but they still can party). We went for a bachelor party and still had a great time but the pool security was a little much. We were drinking, having a good time and making some noise (by the pool bar) with no one complaints, but the pool security guard...

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2Thank Phillip M
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Best resort I've stayed in!!! So beautiful and the staff is amazing. Fabulous food and everything is beautiful!!! When you stay here you have access to two more riu close by where you can eat and dance and use their beaches! It's definitely a family resort. My hubby and I went alone and had a perfect time but if you...

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Witney, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just spent twoer weeks here over Easter and had great time. The choice of restaurants is good and we never had to wait more than 30 minutes, usually getting a table straight away. Buffet is excellent both at lunch and dinner, what people have to complain about in some reviews on here I have no idea. There was always a...

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victoria
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I went to this place 16 months ago and I was not impressed, mainly because the food was not very good. They have clearly got a new manager and/or chef in place because the place has vastly improved. The food in all restaurants was excellent. I am not a foodie but I do apppreiate good feed. Clearly the chef is...

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Dixfield, Maine
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We traveled to Mexico for Spring Break. We have been to several all-inclusive resorts in Mexico and the Caribbean. This was our first visit it Puerto Vallarta. The Hotel was not quite as nice as we expected. The rooms are dated and not very comfortable. However, it was still very nice and had everything that we needed. The food at...

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Winnipeg, Manitoba
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our second time at a Riu and we were not disappointed. The staff are very friendly and work so hard, especially the entertainment team who work all day around the pool and beach and in the evening at the show. There is only one pool but it is huge! Lots of loungers in the pool for relaxing and...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Minibar
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* 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 

Additional Information about Hotel Riu Palace Pacifico

Address: Av. de los Cocoteros, Lote Hotelero G, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Nayarit > Riviera Nayarit > Nuevo Vallarta
Price Range: $213 - $383 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Palace Pacifico 4*
Number of rooms: 445
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Also Known As:
Riu Palace Pacifico Hotel Riviera Nayarit
Riu Palace Pacifico Nuevo Vallarta
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#8 Top resorts Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#8 Luxury Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#9 Spa Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
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“We were in room 3070 on the 3rd floor(to the side of the hotel) and it was spacious and quiet.”
mningham, today | Read review
“Love the rooms facing the courtyard.”
dsommersColorado, yesterday | Read review
“We loved our Jacuzzi suite with ocean view! Beds were a little stiff.”
23jessiem, yesterday | Read review
“Definitely get a room with a view you won't be sorry”
pattig2017, yesterday | Read review
“Don't worry about ocean view or not, you'll be spending your time outside of your room.”
, 3 days ago | Read review
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