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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

OK. So I reviewed this hotel in June 2016 and gave a very honest review of my personal experience. I won't repeat the whole thing again but needless to say I did get an online manager response. It read along the lines that the hotel takes on board all comments and uses them to improve its service. If this is... More 

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

Hello all, I'm not normally a one country ,one hotel person so on our second trip Mexico we decided to travel to the opposite side of the country from the popular Cancun. We were in Puerto Vallerta in the Rui Vallarta which is all inclusive . This ia a dated hotel in need of refurbishment and more so around the... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Before I came to to the Riu Vallarta I was a little worried by some of the reviews .... But once I got here the place is just beautiful and all my worries washed away. The hotel is brilliant it looks like it wouldnt be out of place in a 70's Hollywood flick but has been maintained to a brilliant... More 

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9 Thank Paul D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Firstly I will start with the flights. We flew on the 26th of August on the Dreamliner. We paid for extra space seats with Thomson. What a rip off! - we was on row 10, seats a & b. Definitely not worth the agony if you're a taller person or even slightly bigger. The seat near the window was so... More 

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

Just come back from two weeks here, the hotel, room, staff, food & weather was brilliant.the beds we found them comfortable, But! and I say but! The pool is not all its cracked up to be, the child's pool was brilliant no bother except for insects, which has been said previously. Now the adults pool was a disgrace,young lads urinal,... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First and foremost, because it bothered me the entire vacation... There are no clocks in the rooms. No clocks in the lobby, the pool areas, etc.... It's not Vegas, so why don't they want us to know the time? Trying to plan anything was a royal pain. I didn't wear a watch, don't turn on my phone and had to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Just returned from 2nd time here. Once again had a fantastic experience here. Both hotel and staff can not be faulted for their individuality and attention to detail. As for some of the reviews complaining about it being too hot that's what you're paying for. We too also got bites but that's to be expected anywhere in the Caribbean. Will... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good value for money if you like very hot 24/7, very humid and jumping the waves and an ok selection of food. Now the big downsides for me personally: Far too humid hence sweating buckets all day and all night. There is no cooling down period at all! Biting/stinging bugs even after putting on copious amounts of the highest... More 

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RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Vallarta, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback and for expressing your concerns. We are committed to provide excellent quality of our products and services to our guests. We regret to read that you have left our hotel with an opposite idea in your mind. We appreciate our guests’ comments since they help us improve... More 

Bolton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a 2wk stay here. 2nd time to this side of Mexico and was not disappointed. Hotel was nice, spacious and tidy. Food was a bit same same but there was plenty and a few different restaurants to eat in. Sun beds were plentyfull so no need to get up at crack of dawn. Well worth a visit.... More 

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Port Stanley, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this resort 2 years ago and should have reviewed sooner This resort was phenomenal. Staff was absolutely amazing and the food was deeeeelicious!! And I am such a picky eater. Drinks were perfect. Room was great, had to upgrade to ocean view and it only cost $60 Canadian. The entertainment was so much fun. This is a great... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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: $148 - $314 (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
#12 Top resorts Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
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