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Hotel Riu Palace Tropical Bay

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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 July 2012

i went to this hotel back in 2009 it was the only hotel we have ever wanted to go bak to. when we arrived the reception staff were awesome, very friendly and helpful, we got a cocktail brought to us upon arrival and we were quickly checked in and suitcases brought to our rooms. in the lobby bar we soon...

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Temecula, California
Reviewed 18 July 2012

I know the title sounds bad but let me first start off with the good stuff. We thought the room was excellent as we had two rooms booked for my wife and I as well as my two teenagers. We thought the buffet was excellent as we were not expecting much with any buffet but we had no issues here....

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5Thank SEAMUS M
Fords, New Jersey, United States
Reviewed 17 July 2012

I just returned from Rui Palace (7/8-7/15) having gone on a girls vacation with my sister and best friend! We felt comfortable right from stepping foot in the lobby. We were greeted with drinks while checking in to our room and were also informed of our free upgrade to an ocean front room. The staff at the front desk were...

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6Thank Deanne F
Hanover, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 17 July 2012

we stayed at riu 1/12 drive from motegego bay our resort was horribble druggies every day food was horribile no a/c no towels no wash rags bar not stockd called front desk about complaints told they take of it never did no music very dull would never go again mexico was much more exciting and they took care and appreciated...

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3Thank TODD E
Toledo, Ohio
Reviewed 16 July 2012

We are avid travelers and been to many resorts and hotels around the world including Caribbean (Punta Cana, Guadaloupe, Paradise Island - Bahamas, etc.), Hawaii, Mexico (Cancun, Puerto Vallarte, Ixtapa, Huatulco), and Mediterranean. We stayed at other Riu Palace hotels, Club Med resorts, Gran Bahia Principe, etc. After a long trip we finally arrived at this Riu Palace (!) Tropical...

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5Thank JonTurk61
Reviewed 15 July 2012

My wife and me just came home from here, the Riu palace nigril. It was awful. I want to write this review while it's still fresh in my head. 1st the cocka roaches we're so large I think at one time I saw a German roach riding one. The roaches are everywhere. When we left it took us 3 hours...

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10Thank charlie2457
Valley Stream, New York
Reviewed 15 July 2012

We stayed at the Riu Palace Tropical Bay from July 1st to July 6th, 2012 with our 19 year old son and 18 year old nephew. We booked two ocean front junior suites which were adjacent to each other and quickly discovered we had overpaid for this vacation. Not only were the rooms not ocean front, (they were blocked by...

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3Thank PattyG918
Illinois
Reviewed 13 July 2012

I enjoyed staying at RIU.Excellent accomodation,entertainment,and food at the restaurants.The buffet need to be improved though.Maybe having a theme every night would be more exciting. Kudos to the entertainment staff,it is hard to please people of different backgrounds and nationality.Anthony from the food service is a real gem.He is an assett of RIU.

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2Thank LoveBug70
Dahlonega
Reviewed 12 July 2012

My mother and I travel to the islands usually once a year. After having a good time in ocho rio we decided to try this place. The food was the worst I have ever encountered. I know being from the south I like potatoes, sweet tea and american food. The room was a Jr. Suite on the first floor and...

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Dennis661
Reviewed 10 July 2012

We just returned from Riu Palace after staying from June 28-July 5. We were placed in an ocean view room (5309) on the 3rd floor. If you are adverse to climbing two flights of stairs every time you go to your room, you should get a room on a lower level. In addition, this room was on the other side...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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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: $350 - $673 (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 Luxury Hotel in Negril
#12 Spa Hotel in Negril
#14 Family Hotel in Negril
#14 On the Beach Hotel in Negril
#16 Top resorts Hotel in Negril
#21 Romantic Hotel in Negril
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“Don't go in the 5100 block, close to highway!”
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“Don't stay on in a ground floor room unless you like a room full of mosquitos. The upper levels should be better.”
 of 5 bubbles BillG781, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“They do not have elevators so the best rooms are on the ground level”
 of 5 bubbles dennises5, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for sea view room on top floor...”
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“We were in 6203. Great view!”
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