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Hotel Riu Palace Tropical Bay

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kent
Reviewed 3 July 2012

We stayed at the Riu Plave 5th-19th April12 this was such a big holiday as it was our wedding destination as well. There was 14 of us all together and we all had the most amazing time!!! on arrival we had cocktails waiting for us and check in was very speedy. Me and my partner and our 2 year old...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 2 July 2012

The RIU Palace Tropical Bay was very cool. We'd stayed here when it the RIU Tropical Bay 5 years ago. This trip was split between a friends Mo'Bay home, Rooms on the Beach Negril and the RIU Palace...We checked out of Rooms and arrived about 11:30a at the RIU on 6/28/12. Imagine our surprise when our original bellman from 2004,...

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6Thank Smokinbbb
Reviewed 2 July 2012

Our family has stayed a few years ago at this RIU, & has stayed at RIUs in other countries. We have had good trips, until now! This Negril property is aging and they are not maintaining and repairing rooms well! We will not go back. We had 2 oceanfront rooms&had problems with a broken ceiling fan, which when we FINALLY...

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kentucky
Reviewed 30 June 2012

This was our 9th visit to a Riu property and was very disappointed. This property has a lot of potential but is not a palace. We were on our 25th anniversary and were hoping for a 5 star resort which this was not. the best things about this resort is the beautiful beach but it is ruined by all the...

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Heath Hayes
Reviewed 28 June 2012

Within this review i hope to put to bed some of the silly reviews on here and establish convidence in booking this hotel if you are looking for a Jamaican getaway. I like to think of myself as an average type English bloke that enjoys the simple things in life and doesn't expect the sun when the moon will do....

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21Thank Goughy69
Norwalk, Connecticut
Reviewed 28 June 2012

I just returned from a 5 night stay at RIU Tropical Palace in Negril. Negril is my favorite spot in Jamaica, the beach is amazing. I had been to Couples Negril and Couples Swept Away in Negril and was trying this new resort with two other couples. Couples resorts are more expensive, but WAY WORTH it. I would definitely not...

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4Thank Alock115
Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 28 June 2012

My husband and I traveled with four others. We spent 2 nights at the Rui Tropical Bay and hopped over to Montego Bay's Iberostar. When we arrived they couldn't find our reservations, but we had a copy with us. It took a while but they finally gave us a room. My husband and I were given a room with double...

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1Thank Cina3445
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 27 June 2012

I use Tripadvisor on most of my family trips so I wanted to place a review and help others if possible. I travelled late June 2012 with my wife and two boys, 19 and 15. This is a great resort, in an great location. The grounds and beach are first class. The staff are very welcoming and friendly, which is...

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3Thank r d
Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 25 June 2012

Just wanted to come on here and tell everyone what an awesome hotel this was. It's the smallest all inclusive we stayed at but it made it so much easier to get around . the beach is very nice and the food wasn't the best we've had but it was still really good. went to all 4 restaurants all of...

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10Thank daniel c
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 25 June 2012

Just returned from 10 days at the Riu Palace Tropical Bay, where I had a beautiful wedding in front of 30 of my closest friends and family. After reading several reviews for various resorts in the Negril area, we chose this as our location. I have to admit that I was a little nervous and sometimes even questioned my choice...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • 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 

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Address: Norman Manley Blvd | Bloody Bay Beach, Negril, Jamaica
Region: Caribbean > Jamaica > Westmoreland Parish > Negril
Price Range: $356 - $664 (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
#13 Luxury 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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“If you upgrade to ocean view request the second or third floor because you won't have a view from the patio in the first floor.”
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“Block 2 great view”
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“ocean front”
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“Folks need to be advised that there are no elevators on this property. Ocean front rooms are much better than courtyard.”
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“Can get an ocean view without being ocean front in building #4”
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