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Hotel Riu Palace Tropical Bay

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#22 of 84 Hotels in Negril
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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We just arrived back from a great 2 week vacation here. The property was very well kept, the beach was fabulous and all the workers very pleasant and accommodating. The buffet was so good that there was no need to go to the specialty restaurants if you didn't want. The Krystal had the best squash soup we had ever tasted....

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Leuven
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a great holiday in the Riu Palace TB. We'd chosen the resort because of the excellent reviews of the beach and we were not disappointed: the beach area is indeed wonderful and probably the best on the entire 7-mile beach strip. We walked the entire Negril beach and didn't see a hotel/resort with a more attractive beach area....

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Baker Lake, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our 2nd time at Tropical Bay and 12th trip to Jamaica. We were there Jan 16-23rd. I emailed the resort prior to departing and requested a 2nd floor room with an Ocean view. Chantal at the front desk responded to my email and said they would do their best.They did not disappoint! We were given a corner suite...

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Wautoma, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Everything about our trip was excellent and I hate complaining. The staff here are super friendly, top notch! The food was great, location was wonderful, the beach was absolutely beautiful and the property up-keep was great. The room you can tell is warn and ready to be updated along with a few other areas of the property. The nightly entertainment...

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Windsor, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We traveled here with another couple the second week in January. From the greetings at the front desk and the accommodating staff to the very end of the trip it was just a quality week of R and R (rum and reggae) lol. The rooms aren't brand new but clean and functional and with the added stocked minibar one can...

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Storm Lake
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We vacationed here to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. It featured a gourmet restaurant, buffet lunch/dinner restaurant, Japanese restaurant, Seafood/steak restaurant, and Italian restaurant. We enjoyed taking free scuba diving lessons and I enjoyed an ocean dive in the bay about a 1.5 miles out. We also enjoyed paddle boarding and kayaking.

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Iowa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is more than accommodating. When we first arrived our safe didn't work, but within a few hours a new circuit board was installed. The rooms and whole resort are outdated, but they are starting to update next year. It is nothing you can't deal with. The staff is always making sure that you are comfortable. Only one bartender...

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1Thank seatimeIowa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a great time. All the employees were so friendly and helpful. Food was out of this world and our favorite restaurant was the Italian, we went back twice. Lobster was very tasty at the steakhouse and nobody in our group got sick nor did we hear of anyone else on the grounds getting sick. Compared to Punta Cana where...

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We consider ourselves to be reasonably seasoned travellers and having seen some reviews that include relatively trivial negative comments we felt it important to offer a more balanced view. We have been to negril before and the Riu Palace was our second chioce as the previous hotel was full. This hotel was cheaper and our initial fears were that this...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were moved to this resort for an extra day and night because of a storm delay and our hotel was fully booked. Our rep took care of everything and made it stress free! Thus...our short stay. This resort was amazing. The staff were great,the food was incredible and the grounds and beach was a dream! We will certainly return...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Renovated in summer 2008 * Located in Negril, on Jamaica's west coast * On the beachfront * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach * 1-storey main building and 2-storey buildings * Victorian-style architecture * Surrounded by 47,000 m2 / 56,500 sq. yards of lush gardens * 7.5 km / 4.7 miles from Negril West End * 6 km / 3.8 miles from various shops * 80 km / 48 miles from Montego Bay airport ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riu Palace Tropical Bay

Address: Norman Manley Blvd | Bloody Bay Beach, Negril, Jamaica
Region: Caribbean > Jamaica > Westmoreland Parish > Negril
Price Range: $386 - $777 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Palace Tropical Bay 4*
Number of rooms: 416
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Also Known As:
Riu Palace Tropical Bay Hotel Negril
Riu Tropical Bay Jamaica
Riu Palace Tropical Bay Negril
Riu Tropical Bay Negril Jamaica
Negril Riu Tropical Bay Hotel
Riu Jamaica
Riu Tropical Jamaica
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Negril
#12 Spa Hotel in Negril
#12 Luxury Hotel in Negril
#14 Family Hotel in Negril
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Negril
#16 Top resorts Hotel in Negril
#21 Romantic Hotel in Negril
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“Avoid rooms near busy highway”
 of 5 bubbles deemee72, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“2nd floor offer better views”
 of 5 bubbles lovesthechad, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view was worth the extra price”
 of 5 bubbles 151amyc, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Second floor rooms ocean side are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles mirmir523, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The partial ocean view isn't worth it. Either go full ocean view or not.”
 of 5 bubbles 156neishal, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
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