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Hotel Riu Vallarta

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Really can't fault our experience at this hotel. We were a group of 8 from the uk staying in 3 rooms. Kids from 4 to 22. It's a long way to go and we didn't really know what to expect. Frankly i expected problems but it exceeded expectations in all respects. Check in and out were very easy. Rooms clean....

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5Thank David W
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Firstly, we travel as two families with children aged from 8-10 but we also wanted something for the grown ups. We read the previous reviews with trepidation but we believe a holiday that you've worked hard for all year is essentially what you make it. We checked-in within seconds, a totally efficient experience and had our cases brought to our...

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11Thank Oonagh W
Lutterworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Check in very quick and easy, fresh drink waiting on arrival. Rooms very comfortable, clean, a/c excellent. Room attendant brilliant. Staff very friendly especially in the bars and restaurants. Require more waiters around pool and beach areas. Optics in room excellent, no extra cost but would no change the allocated drinks. All inclusive great with regards to the drinks you...

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5Thank terryhammond8834
Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Warning very hot and humid lots of mossies so take lots of high jungle spray and bracelets . Other than that hotel staff very friendly and helpful , always helps if u tip a little .found the pool waiter service was a bit hit and miss ,also thought the pools were a little on the small side and found it...

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5Thank Mark K
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 6 August 2015

The sight from the hotel to the bay of banderas is beautiful. Is 10 to 12 min from the airport. Rooms are very clean. Most staff are friendly and ready to help you. The down side: front desk staff are hard to talk to, not friendly at all. Reservations at the restaurant to celebrate my daughters XV had a two...

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2Thank Norma G
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Stayed at the Riu Vallarta in June 2015 for two weeks. Was very worried about staying at this hotel after all the bad reviews, we were so tempted to up grade hotels but so glad we didn't. I have never been to a hotel where the hotel staff work so hard to make your vacation so enjoyable. The only real...

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13Thank donbyron
lancashire
Reviewed 4 August 2015

From the first moment of arriving we felt very welcome, the check in is super-fast. All the staff are very friendly and helpful. Cannot fault the rooms, restaurant or the service. The only problem we found was the pools and surrounding area was way too small for the size of the hotel and most of the sunbeds round the pool...

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7Thank steange
St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2015

We travelled September 14 and had a great time at this hotel. The entertainment staff went above and beyond, same with bar and housekeeping. The only bit that let them down very occasionally were the restaurant staff who sometimes ignored you. We did some of the excursions which again were all great, you have to get a taxi to the...

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7Thank 21Eddie50
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2015

My wife, daughter and I went for two weeks, for our 25th Wedding Anniversary and we couldn't have wished for anything better. Loved everything about this holiday. All the staff were attentive, efficient and ensured you got everything you desired. Food was hot and well served. It always looked good, with an excellent selection of food types and the other...

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17Thank John R
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2015

So I had read lots of reviews but went with an open mind - will try to put each area into a section so not a long paragraph: Pool: Yep the towel game had to be played - didn't want to but at 8am each morning I was down securing a few beds - we got the seats we wanted...

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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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  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
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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 - $370 (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
#17 On the Beach Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
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“Rooms overlooking the foyer area are prone to noise until the entertainment finishes at 11 PM.”
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“5084- Room with views of the mountains, see and beach.”
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“Corner units are the best!”
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“we had a family room, it was a corner suite with an extra window - quite nice.”
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