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Hotel Riu Vallarta

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Andover, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

My boyfriend and I have just returned from a two week stay at the Vallarta hotel. I am soooo sad to be home! We had such an amazing time there, the staff were so lovely, really happy people that couldn't do enough for you. The bar staff were great, always had us laughing. The entertainment team were great as well,...

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3Thank MissBalch
England
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We tend to ignore the negatives on trip adviser due to us being seasoned travelers, As a result we had an excellent stay here, The rooms are spotless with a nice firm bed, mattress toppers are available, we didn't need one,Always cleaned to a very high standard throughout. The food , Well you just can't go wrong here, They cater...

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1Thank carl_cathy
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Forget any negative reviews you may read. We are here right now. Food plentiful rooms clean and activities galore. Animation team must not have time to sleep with the things they do all day and night. Buffet resteraunt is more than adequate and the 3 a la carte resteraunts are easy to get to and serve lovely food. Pool gets...

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11Thank 1963sandy
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here last week and everything was amazing!! Room was nice and clean, always had chairs at the pool or the beach, ate at the a la carte 5 times, had great service everywhere. Only negative is the coffee is terrible throughout the resort.. so we just went to Starbucks and bought a pound! Planning on going back! Was a...

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7Thank Berny199
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Before coming to this hotel I read both good and bad reviews and thought some were quite petty. After spending two weeks here I have mixed feelings. There is more than enough choice of food and 4 restaurants so I wouldn't worry about that. However, in the main buffet, some of the plates and glasses were dirty. This wasn't on...

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3Thank Kirsty B
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed at the Riu Vallarta from May 6th to May 13. There were several negative reviews of this hotel on this site however we found nothing negative to say about our stay. The staff was courteous and helpful. The room was acceptable with television mounted on the wall and although 10 years old was well maintained....

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5Thank Thomas W
Caerphilly, Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Not the first Riu I've been to, and the brand is consistent . Overall had a great stay , with a number of negatives I've left to last more of a cautionary message. It is true the resort looks a little tired , but I found the room and facilities clean and presentable . Food is first class excellent selection...

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5Thank Nigel O
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We just came back from the Riu Puerto Vallarta and the only thing I can say it wow!!! What an incredible vacation with the most attentive and wonderful staff. The food is amazing and the hotel is always really clean. We've traveled to 3stars in Cuba and 5 stars in Cancun and well this hotel exceeded our expectations by a...

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3Thank Marty C
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very clean. Staff is very helpful especially with assisting with local phone calls. Smoking on balcony was allowed, which was good for me., Nights are noisy with entertainment, last till about 11-12am nightly. Room had a partial beach view, at no extra price. Free internet only in lobby.

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4Thank jeanine s
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Firstly I have to open this by saying if you are thinking of booking this hotel for your trip to Mexico I strongly advise you to re-consider you choice, I know the hotel has an attractive price but I can't stress the importance of you re-considering your options. If you have already booked this hotel then I can't persuade you...

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Highlights
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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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
Region: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Nayarit > Riviera Nayarit > Nuevo Vallarta
Price Range: $210 - $367 (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 Top resorts Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#12 Spa Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
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“Go for the sea facing ones”
carl_cathy, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms over the entertainment court are loud at night.”
688jeanines, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a mattress topper for your bed, if you can upgrade to the suite or junior suite”
  • Suite Room - A clear upgrade to the terrible Standard Room
, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“all inclusive”
jomeshpa, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“ask for the junior suite as it has ocean views, yes you pay a little more but worth it”
skinnyfroglegs, 16 May 2017 | Read review
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