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Hotel Riu Vallarta

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived back in Manchester on 4th Dec after a two week stay. We had read the reviews before we left, so knew about the hard beds and yes it was helpful to request a mattress topper but the bed was still very firm. First impressions were of a large, grand hotel with efficient systems, registration was extremely fast with...

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I throughly enjoyed my stay at Riu Vallarta. I don't get much time away from my kids and although I missed them I totally enjoyed the many bars on the Riu property. The staff was friendly and the property clean. I enjoyed the beach and the evening shows. Seems like there was always an activity going on which was nice....

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1Thank Lillian G
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have stayed at one other RIU in Cabo. I was my favorite of the two. This was a very large hotel. Adult pool never has open chairs, the gym was sub par. The food was a large spread for every meal, as the other RIU. The hotel was just too big for my taste but still a nice place...

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Stevensville
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We arrived back into Toronto on Dec 3, 2016 at 3 am after a week stay at RIU Vallarta. Resort was good starting to show its age. Our room was on left side of hotel as you entered the resort overlooking the mountains and ocean, I would recommend this side we were around room 6080. Room close to everything and...

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2Thank Justus_Niagara
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

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...

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1Thank malcolm l
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 6 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...

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4Thank countryside40
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 6 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,...

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3Thank Patriciatravel2016
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia 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...

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3Thank Jamie F
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia 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...

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6Thank Bennevans
Reviewed 6 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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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
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
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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 - $273 (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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“Accessibility can be a problem if you have mobility issues. It is hard to avoid stairs.”
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 of 5 bubbles countryside40, 6 days ago | Read review
“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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