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Hotel Riu Vallarta

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Slough
Reviewed yesterday NEW

rooms spacious clean and lovely sea view. Good food that catered for all tastes.Although entertainment was the usual the performers were above average.No room service but no problem in taking food to your room .Mini bar and optics fully stocked which was lovely to have a nightcap on the balcony taking in the views. Staff wonderful didn't come across any...

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leicester
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This our 3rd visit to this hotel in the last 15 months. We were there from the 26th of November for 3 weeks. Not as hot as the previous visits [October 2015 and February 2016] but is was still very warm. We had a couple of wet days, but it didn't keep us in when the rain eased we went...

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Olds, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our 4th stay at the Riu Vallarta and would come back anytime. Bar and restaurant staff are friendly and cleaning staff did an excellent job of rooms. food was plentiful and there was always something to fill up on. If u don't like the food here there is something wrong with you. The only drawback is the location,...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Pristine resort, wonderful staff attentive and nothing was too much trouble truly 24 hour all inclusive, even had a glass of champagne on the beach sun bathing and reading 😎 Situated on the beautiful Banderas Bay we went on a whale watching trip and saw so many Humpback Wales so amazing .....

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Alberta
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I would recommend this property. Have stayed at about 10 all inc. The best part was there were lots of loungers at the pool and at the beach; and lots of shade in both places. We rarely ever put towels out and always found a nice spot. Only thing is the people that smoke. Money exchange can be done at...

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Okotoks
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What can I say...we love Riu Hotels. They are always at least a North American 4 star; the staff at all levels go out of their way to ensure you have a great vacation. The food is top notch. I get tired of people complaining about free wi-fi - turn the tech off! I get tired of people complaining about...

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Prior Lake, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The rooms and location was very nice. The employees were excellent. The staff was very attentive. The beach is great for kids and families but, they pack people in at the beach. Be prepared to get up at 6:00am to save your chairs. The shows are very good. Our favorite was Michael Jackson show. The food was very disappointing. Even...

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Chicago Illinois
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I am only going to post things in this review that are helpful to people who decide to travel to this resort and I will leave out the poor treatment by the management, which I will address directly with RIU. The Good Not much other than the hardworking staff, particularly Diego and Moises at the pool bars and the maids...

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Rugby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

For anyone wanting a beach holiday in the winter sun, I can thoroughly recommend this hotel. The hotel itself is built on an Art Deco theme and rooms are a decent size with individual bars at no additional expense. Finding a well stocked fridge everyday and 4 dispensing liquor optics was a surprise but a cold beer on the balcony...

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Medicine Hat, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This resort was through Sunwing's Lucky 5 vacation package. We were notified a few weeks before departure that this is where we would be staying. We were allocated a room on the fourth floor inside court above the entertainment area. It was very noisy until 11pm every evening. The room itself was clean though dated. We did ask for mattress...

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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
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Spa
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  • Breakfast included
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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: $178 - $274 (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 Top resorts Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#11 Spa Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
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“some people said they were disturbed by the nightclub check which side you're getting when you check in”
 of 5 bubbles daryll, yesterday | Read review
“When going to the beach use the elevator on the beach side of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles EliseAlberta, 3 days ago | Read review
“Our room faced directly out to the ocean so was very warm on the balcony during the day.”
 of 5 bubbles 163Ann, 3 days ago | Read review
“corner suites are the best plenty of room and a big balcony”
 of 5 bubbles maz496, 4 days ago | Read review
“It was nicely located for wonderful sunbathing beach was great Pool people were awesome Front Desk went above and beyond.”
 of 5 bubbles robertpK7466VD, 4 days ago | Read review
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