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Got back from the Riu Vallarta yesterday. Must generally agree with most of the recent reviews but with some qualifications. No doubt this is a very good hotel to stay at-we chose the mini suite with sea view on the 7th floor. Could not fault the cleaning standard at any time. The mini bar and the room safe were included... More 

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We stayed at the Riu Jalsico, one of three resorts close to each other in Nuevo Vallarta. We were allowed to use the services of Riu Vallarta, and have lunch there. We spent most of our time there as we did not like some things at the Jalisco. The property was beautiful but their food was not as good as... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hotel was really nice. Rooms were good size and always cleaned nicely. Staff were all friendly and weather was really hot except last few days before we left in the second week overcast but still nice. Food wasn't bad sometimes didn't really know what I wanted. Drinks were good loved them all. Always something going on in the evening weather... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I highly recommend this exceptional hotel. Proof of the hotel’s attention to detail and the care of its visitors was evident by the happy demeanour of the guests and the friendliness from almost everyone you met. My best friend and I stayed, at the very beautiful Riu Vallarta Hotel/Resort, in Nayarit, just a few miles drive from downtown Puerto Vallarta,... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Just returned from two weeks in paradise I was a bit concerned by some of the reviews but as always you can only decide how good or bad a place is by your own experience well the riu Vallarta is a fantastic place to stay from the moment you arrive with their express check in with welcome drink you are... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Firstly the bad reviews? Ignore them and try the place for yourself, I'm guessing that most of the negative reviews come from some of the idiots from around the pool, the loud mouths that think every Mexican in Vallarta is their personal slave!!!!! Tip for you be pleasant and say please and Thank you we gave one waiter a nice... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

,,,, If you like to take a trip across the ocean - Jump on the plane and land in puerto Vallarta Mexico, A beautiful resort, Riu Vallarta hotel offers the best service good food on the buffet and 2 restaurants with international cuisine , activities And entertainment continually, enjoyable every minute ,every hour , every day ,

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our first visit to Mexico. We chose this hotel because of the good reviews on trip adviser and the classic look of the hotel. We were not disappointed. When we arrived at the hotel after a 12 hour flight we were very happy with the slick check in procedure. I must applaud this hotel on the quickest most... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The resort is 20 minutes from the airport. Our whole bus was staying at the resort and they had us checked in quickly. The resort is beautiful. Our room was on the same floor as the lobby. We never had to wait for an elevator and there was just 1 flight of stairs to the restaurants and pools/beach. The room... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is on a nice stretch of beach where you can walk for miles in either direction. There are 2 pools, one party pool and one quiet pool.. The buffet was really good with tons of selections and great wait staff. You can get great morning coffees/lattes from the sports bar. The evening bar in the courtyard is a... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
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-story building * 3 km / 1.86 miles from various shops * 13 km / 8 miles from the airport * 1 km / 0.62 miles from Flamingos Golf Club * Credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Amex ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riu Vallarta

Address: Av de Los Cocoteros s/n | Lote Hotelero G, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Nayarit > Riviera Nayarit > Nuevo Vallarta
Price Range: $167 - $272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Riu Vallarta 3.5*
Number of rooms: 445
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Also Known As:
Riu Vallarta Hotel Nuevo Vallarta
Riu Vallarta Nuevo
Hotel Style:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#10 Family Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#11 Spa Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#11 Top resorts Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
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“If you want to sleep, get a room on the back of the hotel/no view overlooking empty lot”
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“We had a standard room with excellent ocean view mountain view and city view near he elevator - I think it was room 4002”
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