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Hotel Riu Montego Bay

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Citrus Heights, California
Reviewed 5 December 2013

I was a solo female on my first trip to Jamaica, staying seven nights over Thanksgiving week. I was in building six, farthest away to the lobby. The room was clean. Some may have found the beds too hard but they were just right for me. All of the pillows were too soft for me but I travel with my...

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Calgary
Reviewed 5 December 2013

This resort was all anyone could ask for and more. The food was delicious with something for every taste. The are lots of bars open at various times and service was great. The room was nice except that the bed was rather hard. Good size room and patio. The only drawback was the seaweed in the water but that is...

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Toronto
Reviewed 5 December 2013

Four of us went for a milestone birthday celebration in November and had a wonderful time. The staff were kind, funny and offered great customer service. The evening entertainment was the best I have ever seen at a resort - the performers are incredibly talented and the theatre area was packed every night. We loved the food and there were...

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Jersey City, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 December 2013

Staff was attentive and friendly...location is prime spot to go on excursions....outside of hotel were local and tourist shopping.the evening shows were very entertaining ...must see the Michael Jackson show.... Loved it.

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2Thank eli g
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 2 December 2013

The RIU was a beautiful and well kept property. The food was plentiful and tasty, the drinks were great and nightly entertainment was lovely. I stated at the resort 3-nights and 4-days and had a lovely time. Oh, our room was fabulous. Having said that, let me break it down. Check in: We arrived around 1:00pm and our room was...

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2Thank Fogs145
Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 December 2013

The power in out room went out due to overloaded circuit. Night staff yelled at us that we had to move all of our things at midnight to another room as we were not allowed to get them the next morning. Dive shop would not describe local dives spots when asked. Waitress stepped on my foot in chaotic buffet. Room...

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1Thank Lovebeachvacation
Reviewed 2 December 2013

After reading previous reviews I was not looking forward to staying here! But we ended up having the most amazing time!! But... The first room we were given was not what we expected. We thought we paid for a sea view room with Thomas Cook, however we were given a partial sea view room in block 1, which meant you...

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2Thank Advisingyou92
Ashburn, Virginia
Reviewed 2 December 2013 via mobile

You really do get what you pay for. Not sure who rated this hotel at four stars - it is not above two stars based on anything I've stayed at within the States. While the decor was just OK (the pool area was lovely), cleanliness, services, and food quality was not consistent. Whoever is managing the property must certainly focus...

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 2 December 2013

Last year, I stayed at a family resort in Runaway Bay and I had a really good experience considering the cost of the trip---everything exceeded my expectations. As a result, I decided this year I would try the Riu in Montego Bay for six days. Why? It is only 12 minutes from the airport, the reviews were not alarming. Food...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 30 November 2013

The staff expect tips for everything no matter how small a service and are aggressive about it (which was the case even outside the resort and in other towns). Every night a group of men sign in the main dining area at tables and will stare at you and make you feel very uncomfortable until you tip them to go...

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Opening September 2008 * Located in Montego Bay, on Jamaica's northwest coast * On the beachfront * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach * 2-story main building and 3-story and 4-story annexes * Surrounded by 40,000 m2 / 47,840 sq. yards of lush gardens * 4.5 km / 2.8 miles from Montego Bay * 350 m / 114.8 ft from various shops * 2,7 km / 1.7 miles from Montego Bay airport * Credit cards accepted: MasterCard, Amex, Visa ... more   less 

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Address: | Mahoe Bay, Ironshore, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Region: Caribbean > Jamaica > Saint James Parish > Montego Bay > Ironshore
Price Range: $264 - $556 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Riu Montego Bay 3.5*
Number of rooms: 681
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Riu Montego Bay Resort
Riu Hotel Montego Bay
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“No idea don't stay here the first impression at reception was not a good vibe!”
Truffles2016, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Most of my ocean view was blocked by a palm tree outside my second floor balcony.”
tnc1969, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try and get buildings close to the main lobby. If your in a 6 range, you'll have a long walk.”
985sc, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Building 5 is at the far end of the property and is steps from the beach.”
989royw, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you want or need an elevator insist on building 6, oceanfront. Easy access to everything including beach. All other building have steps.”
pugnado1, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
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