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Hotel Riu Vallarta

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Big Lake, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

The resort is well kept and clean. Two pools where you will be lucky to find a spot at unless you are up early or go early evening. 3 restaurants to eat at in the evevings which require reservations. We tried the steakhouse and the gourmet one. Steakhouse was much better and overlooking the beach and ocean. During the day...

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9Thank MNRinkRat
Reviewed 4 May 2015

This resort is immaculate. One of the cleanest resorts I have ever seen. The buffets are clean and kept up and the rooms are very clean as well. The restrooms at the pool were always clean and every time I walked through the property, I noticed the staff working hard and cleaning on their hands and knees to keep things...

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6Thank Rcirullo
Upchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 May 2015

We recently visited this hotel. Arrival and Check in - Brilliant, Fast, efficient, just like all Riu Hotels Room - Same as above, Riu Hotels are mostly standard so no complaints there either. Cleaning staff very efficient too. Our room was located facing outside the complex which is good as lovely and quiet. This does mean the view is not...

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7Thank NTandCS
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

What fabulous holiday great hotel lovely people good food , excellent entertainment , there is nothing to fault in this hotel I have stayed all over the world and this is good , so to all you people who complaint you need to get a life , happy travellers . Will be going back !!!!!!!

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1Thank Rijec50
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

Hotel was brilliant,nice and clean and friendly staff,the entertainment was the best I have ever seen at any Riu and the crazy games at the pool were brilliant.Food was a bit repetitive but I would definately recommend staying here.

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6Thank Tyler1982
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant hotel. Nothing was too much trouble. The food was great very varied. I'm a veggie and always found lots to eat. Josh and the animation team were great. Lots of areas to socialise and enjoy the evening.Very comprehensive all inclusive. Will definitely return .

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3Thank Frankie F
Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

Very nice hotel. Food is good but is the same food every day.. They may change it up add some things but it's usually the same food.. Drinks are like water you need to as for double shot of alcohol .. The one biggest complaint would be the Beds.. They are so hard like a board . The entertainment was...

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1Thank Mamasyl
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 1 May 2015

Words can't describe how much fun we had. It was our best family vacation ever! Endless activities and entertainment. The kids enjoyed Riu land memories they will never forget. The vibe and the energy was exactly what I needed to relax and have fun. The staff went above and beyond always making sure we were taken care of. Moi, Ramone,...

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5Thank Sandra N
Reviewed 1 May 2015

The food was great! Lots of choices and everything was delicious. The only thing we thought they were missing was coffee creamer and chocolate milk. Someone stole some jewelry out of our room our last night there, the bed was hard as cement, and the last three days we were there we had a mattress pad put on but the...

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7Thank Amanda C
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 30 April 2015

I've stayed at many Riu Resorts, including the Riu Palace Pacifico, but my most recent stay at the Riu Vallarta (April 19 to 26, 2015) was by far one of the best experiences I have had. Four of us went down, we celebrated my Parent's anniversary and my birthday. Lucia, the Customer Service Rep at the Dinner Reservations desk was...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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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 High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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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: $229 - $382 (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
#11 Spa Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#11 Top resorts Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
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“Higher floors the better the view, try and be on the south side for the best sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles m0llyfw, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“To see the Bay....you would need to be on a floor probably 4 and up.”
 of 5 bubbles Peppy888, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“My room 2083 was very quiet away from the noise of the entertainment”
 of 5 bubbles mirandab334, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Go for the ends of the corridors (but not so close you can hear the lifts pinging morning noon and night) if you want a quieter room.”
 of 5 bubbles LilacBlossom9, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“make sure to get an ocean view room, its all part of the tropical vacation experience”
 of 5 bubbles 974susieh, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
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