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Hotel Riu Montego Bay

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Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed 3 October 2013

We just got back from the RIU Montego Bay all inclusive. The rooms were nice and the beach was great. The jerk chicken on the beach was great but the food at the buffet was terrible! There was a lot of variety but there was no flavor to anything and the desserts were awful! We ate the jerk chicken every...

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4Thank GoneFishing2013
Montego Bay, Jamaica
Reviewed 2 October 2013

Staff was very friendly and always very accommodating. Clean rooms, which were maintained very well daily. Beach was awesome, with plenty of beach chairs. Food was very good, my wife and I would defiantly go back. Bars were staffed with plenty of friendly bartenders. Leave them a tip and you will be treated like royalty, because a lot of the...

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6Thank Patrick M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2013

Spent a week at the Riu Montego Bay with my husband and a wedding party of 30+. Everything went well and we really enjoyed the lovely surroundings. Staff were very welcoming and were always willing to help when it was needed Food was good most of the time, but sometimes quite salty, although there was such a wide choice we...

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6Thank Gallied
west midlands
Reviewed 2 October 2013

. Still at the Rui hotel, it's a beautiful place to be, beds are really comfortable and food is really good, especially the jerk chicken on the beach. Just remember that the hotel as no lifts so depending on what floor you are on you will have to be walking up, so choose the floor that suits you.will write more...

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2Thank rkissy
Reviewed 1 October 2013 via mobile

I traveled with a group of 30 for a wedding from the baby's to the adults everyone enjoyed theirselves and didn't want to leave...from the activities to the food everything was great!!! The staff was very helpful with helping us choose of resort activities and night life. I would definitely stay there again.

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2Thank Roneece
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2013

We have just returned from a 2 week holiday in the Riu Montego Bay. Reading the reviews I cannot believe what some people have written. I have to say our holiday was fantastic. On arriving on the 13th September the check in was warm and welcoming. The welcome meeting the following day with Jackee, the rep, was thorough and very...

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5Thank Wendy R
Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2013

we found Thomson rep JACKEE GORDON to be very rude and abusive unpunctual very unhelpful and unavailable or absent at most times left with no choice but to book our excursions and airport lounge with another company Caribe their reps were always available and very helpful and friendly otherwise we would not have gone anywhere resort itself small but nice...

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6Thank garynwalker
Land O Lakes, Florida
Reviewed 29 September 2013

All good very relaxing. As soon as you check in go to the desk next to check-in and reserve your dinners for your stay they fill up quick. Otherwise you will only eat at the buffet. Dinners are good. Buffet could be better. Entertainment could be better. Rooms are a little dated but still nice. Service was good but they...

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1Thank John P
Cromer, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2013

Have just returned after 2 weeks at the Riu Montego Bay and have to say it is truly fantastic. The resort itself is beautiful and very clean & well maintained. The pool is fantastic and the beach lovely. No sign of the seaweed that others had reported. Every member of staff from the cleaners & gardeners to the bar staff...

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7Thank Lesley S
Lakeland, Florida
Reviewed 28 September 2013

We have stayed in other RIU properties and this is comparable. Other recent reviews are right; don't miss the jerk chicken for lunch (they cook 250 to 300 chickens each day); evening entertainment and daily activities are varied, high energy and better than expected (you could get an eyeful at the end of the Jamaican dance show on Friday night...

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3Thank SuzannaVirginia

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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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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 

Additional Information about Hotel Riu Montego Bay

Address: | Mahoe Bay, Ironshore, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Region: Caribbean > Jamaica > Saint James Parish > Montego Bay > Ironshore
Price Range: $273 - $571 (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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Also Known As:
Riu Montego Bay Resort
Riu Hotel Montego Bay
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