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Hotel Riu Vallarta

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05/15/2017 05/16/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

Very nice hotel. Food is good but is the same food every day.. They may change it up add some things but it's usually the same food.. Drinks are like water you need to as for double shot of alcohol .. The one biggest complaint would be the Beds.. They are so hard like a board . The entertainment was...

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1Thank Mamasyl
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed April 30, 2015

Words can't describe how much fun we had. It was our best family vacation ever! Endless activities and entertainment. The kids enjoyed Riu land memories they will never forget. The vibe and the energy was exactly what I needed to relax and have fun. The staff went above and beyond always making sure we were taken care of. Moi, Ramone,...

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5Thank Sandra N
Reviewed April 30, 2015

The food was great! Lots of choices and everything was delicious. The only thing we thought they were missing was coffee creamer and chocolate milk. Someone stole some jewelry out of our room our last night there, the bed was hard as cement, and the last three days we were there we had a mattress pad put on but the...

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7Thank Amanda C
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed April 29, 2015

I've stayed at many Riu Resorts, including the Riu Palace Pacifico, but my most recent stay at the Riu Vallarta (April 19 to 26, 2015) was by far one of the best experiences I have had. Four of us went down, we celebrated my Parent's anniversary and my birthday. Lucia, the Customer Service Rep at the Dinner Reservations desk was...

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10Thank Lisa K
Reviewed April 28, 2015

First of all, I absolutely dislike leaving poor reviews - I, instead, like to highlight the positives different hotels have to offer…nonetheless: After booking this hotel a couple of weeks in advance (this was a last minute trip), I was excited to try the RIU Vallarta. Having stayed at Dreams Puerto Vallarta, Dreams Los Cabos, and Now Amber in Puerto...

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13Thank Ramtin G
Hampshire England
Reviewed April 28, 2015

My partner & I stayed here for 21 nights from the end of March booked via First Choice in January. I will try not to waffle. Journey on Dreamliner: excellent! by far the best long haul charter or scheduled flight I have ever had- apart from when I was upgraded to Club on a flight to Buenos Aires! (it seems...

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56Thank Sunshine009
Hackettstown, New Jersey
Reviewed April 28, 2015

I couldn't wait to write this review. Last year I went to an All inclusive for my birthday in Curacao. This year I chose Mexico. By comparison it was like night and day. Riu Vallarta is EVERYTHING you could ask for in an All Inclusive resort. Big, beautiful and spotless! The staff is amazing and the buffet is huge and...

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5Thank michelle1bison
Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

We have stayed at several RIU in the past and this is by far the best RIU we have stayed in. The facility is as good as can be. One of the biggest pluses was that there was wireless internet in the room. The service was great, the food was good and the beach area was wonderful.

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16Thank John E
Summerland, Canada
Reviewed April 26, 2015

This was a wonderful resort for my fiance and I food was excellent resort and grounds were clean beyond belief. The beach was great and you can go bucerias in a half hour walk. Great seafood restaurant on the beach right in the market

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12Thank kirk r
New Milford, Connecticut
Reviewed April 26, 2015

Having stayed at Riu Cancun, Riu Caribe, and Riu Palace Peninsula, I knew what I was getting myself into when I booked a Riu. I stayed for 4 nights in April 2015. Upon arrival at the hotel, my room was not ready, but I was told it would be in a half hour. We enjoyed drinks in the lobby bar...

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Amenities

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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
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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: $163 - $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
#12 Spa Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#12 Top resorts Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
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“For a goodnights sleep opt for a side room”
  • Sunrise view from room at side of hotel
111DW, 3 days ago | Read review
“Ocean View rooms great but loud at night.”
momofmykids, 4 days ago | Read review
“Request Mattress topper”
  • King bed room
  • Mini bar- shot area
  • Breathtaking views
Remio15, 5 days ago | Read review
“Bring tip money they earn it.”
liljoe, 1 week ago | Read review
“We were on the 4th floor and did not experience any noise”
wendren, 1 week ago | Read review
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