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Hotel Riu Vallarta

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 December 2014

Positives - Great location right on the fantastic beach in Nuevo Vallarta in a very peaceful setting. Great selection of quality food and drinks in nice clean restaurants (4 of them!!). Large spacious clean rooms with mini bar, always hot shower, spotlessley clean bedding. Enormous reception area to relax.Two large pools, one with a kids slide, the other with an...

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6Thank SueS92
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 20 December 2014 via mobile

My family and I stayed at this marvelous resort and as usual on our vacations to mexico, we had an incredible vacation! All the staff was incredible and very friendly. They really go out of their way to provide you with a great service. It is sad to see that these guys work so hard and dont receive any tips...

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2Thank Jason75Thomas
Reviewed 19 December 2014

We have stayed at the Riu in Cabo before... But we won't stay here again. First the good: our room was fantastic. Great view. Very roomy. Nice balcony. Good view. We didn't drink much of the in room liquor, but it was plentiful. The room was always clean. The staff were mostly terrific. Two exceptions I will address later. The...

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5Thank Clippitt
Canada
Reviewed 19 December 2014

We just came back from a 2 Weeks stay at the Riu Vallarta,in Puerto Vallarta Mexico, !. Dec. - !5.Dec. Like always, when you arrive at the Airport Puerto Vallarta,you are told on the Plane not to talk to the throng of Timeshare Salesman, so you don"t hold up the Bus transfer to the Hotel. Upon arrival, check in is...

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4Thank glassmanCanada
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2014

Just back from the best 2 weeks holiday ever. From the moment we arrived until the moment we reluctantly left we cannot fault anything. We were greeted with a welcome cocktail , the staff couldn't do enough for you , the room was excellent , food & entertainment were excellent. So much choice of food for breakfast, lunch & evening...

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3Thank Rallygirl4263
Windsor
Reviewed 19 December 2014

Great vacation, beautiful resort, good food, entertainment was ok. The weather was great no rain. The staff is freindly and try to help as much as they can, their English is good compare to most resports we have stayed at. Like most of the reviews, 5th floor an up has the best views. If I had to say anything that...

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goring by sea
Reviewed 18 December 2014

Just back from a brilliant holiday,Hotel clean ,staff friendly,food and drink excellent.Would definetly recommend this hotel .The only downside was the distance from Puerta Vallarta,and you had to get taxi,s although they were,nt expensive.

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2Thank northy93
Edwardsburg, Michigan
Reviewed 18 December 2014

This is a great property to stay at! Cold drinks, good pool, good food, and good rooms. Entertainment staff is awesome as well as the other hotel staff too. We will travel there again next year too! Remember, you're on vacation, sit back, relax and enjoy!

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3Thank bdwinz
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2014 via mobile

First long haul...first riu hotel Staff can't do enough for you, rooms may look a little dated as other reviews may say but in my opinion it is just right for the art deco them and is very Mexican. The room was cleaned and made up every day with an extra treat of a towel made into various animals. The...

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6Thank cherylhead2405
Reviewed 16 December 2014

First the pros... 1. The staff was very friendly and most spoke English. No language barrier except with the maids. 2. The rooms were nice and CLEANED every day. Only had to ask for face cloths once. 3. Nightly entertainment was varied and kept our kids occupied. They liked this part. 4. Grounds were VERY well maintained. Very clean and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Spa
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  • Free Breakfast
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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: $225 - $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
#11 Top resorts Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#11 Spa Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
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“I would recommend getting a room facing the ocean”
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“west side ocean view, yes it is loud when shows are happening but that made easy to enjoy the show from our room while having a cocktail”
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“Evening entertainment was *very* loud. If you want a quiet evening, sacrifice view for an outside room.”
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