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Hotel Riu Palace Tropical Bay

#20 of 84 Hotels in Negril
Certificate of Excellence
09/04/2017 10/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 30 May 2012

We enjoyed our week stay at RIU Palace Tropical Bay. We booked an ocean view junior suite and got a ocean front junior suite. Rooms were clean and well appointed and as shown in the hotel website pics. Air conditioning worked well. Pools and grounds were clean and well maintained. Food was varied and good with 4 restaurants as well...

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2Thank gharbor1
East Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 29 May 2012

This hotel was in a perfect beach-front property. The beach itself was amazing and quite close to the famous 7-mile beach (though you'd have to take a boat or cab to get to the other beach) I'm happy we actually didn't stay on 7-mile because it was extremely packed with hotels while our beach was way roomier and less crowded...

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4Thank lopoco
Middletown, Rhode Island
Reviewed 29 May 2012

We traveled May 13-20th. Every late afternoon there would be a passing shower. Not sure if this is typical this time of year. This was my first time to stay at a Riu property and I really don't have any complaints. Check in was extremely easy. The resort is not that big. The rooms do have a musky smell, but...

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3Thank Rachael129
South Wales
Reviewed 29 May 2012

Loved this place especially the romantic setting. The hotel was fab and the staff couldn't do enough for you. Everything was simply amazing. The food was well varied and plentifull. Can't wait to go back.

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8Thank Mark B
NYC
Reviewed 28 May 2012 via mobile

We just came back from a sunny Jamaica. 1 week sent on paradise of Riu Palace... Nice people, good ambiance, well located hotel. The food was surprisingly good but nothing fency. I you reserve restaurants in open air (Grill), please be aware of the moscitos. They ate my hubby alive but didn't touch me... There are tons of free acquaint...

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7Thank Olgashka
Monongahela, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 27 May 2012

Just Back from our 20th Anniversary trip. First time ever in Jamaica and it was Wonderful! We made arrangements to travel from Montego Bay airport to Negril using Big Ship Tours! a simple e-mail to Dudley and we were set. Peter---our driver---was waiting for us when we exited the airport and within seconds we were on our way to Negril...

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4Thank WPRT
Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 25 May 2012

Just returned from a week at the Riu Palace Tropical Bay Negril, Jamaica. Absolutely loved everything about our stay. Booked an oceanfront room, which was well worth the little extra. Room was well-appointed and thoroughly enjoyed the lanai. The food was terrific, grounds were beautiful and the hotel is situated on a very nice stretch of beach. A short beach...

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6Thank Ann M
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 25 May 2012

The Resort was everything you would have it to be!!! The staff was amazing and friendly. Not a dull moment. The entertainment crew was exceptionally good they really interact with their guest and I felt like I was at my bachelorette party and I'm not even married during the beach party the night before I left. the food was okay...

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3Thank TAD52
USA
Reviewed 22 May 2012

This RIU is NOT a palace, but a decent so-so resort. The rooms and service is hit or miss. Food is OK, nothing exceptional, but you will not go hungry. Specialty restaurants are a bit better, but 3 out of 4 are in doors & it is HOT, HOT, HOT inside making hard to enjoy the food. The rooms are...

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4Thank bchbum79
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Reviewed 22 May 2012

So I just returned (unwillingly) from a wonderful week spent at the RIU Palace in Negril. This resort has everything you would need from an all inclusive, and is located on one of the most beautiful beaches you will ever see. The staff is wonderful, the grounds are fairly well kept, the pool is awesome, and the food and drinks...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Renovated in summer 2008 * Located in Negril, on Jamaica's west coast * On the beachfront * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach * 1-storey main building and 2-storey buildings * Victorian-style architecture * Surrounded by 47,000 m2 / 56,500 sq. yards of lush gardens * 7.5 km / 4.7 miles from Negril West End * 6 km / 3.8 miles from various shops * 80 km / 48 miles from Montego Bay airport ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riu Palace Tropical Bay

Address: Norman Manley Blvd | Bloody Bay Beach, Negril, Jamaica
Region: Caribbean > Jamaica > Westmoreland Parish > Negril
Price Range: ₹ 17,411 - ₹ 33,054 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Palace Tropical Bay 4*
Number of rooms: 416
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Also Known As:
Riu Palace Tropical Bay Hotel Negril
Riu Tropical Bay Jamaica
Riu Palace Tropical Bay Negril
Riu Tropical Bay Negril Jamaica
Negril Riu Tropical Bay Hotel
Riu Jamaica
Riu Tropical Jamaica
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Negril
#12 Spa Hotel in Negril
#13 Luxury Hotel in Negril
#14 On the Beach Hotel in Negril
#14 Family Hotel in Negril
#15 Top resorts Hotel in Negril
#21 Romantic Hotel in Negril
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“ocean front”
 of 5 bubbles theronald1, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Request an upper floor oceanfront in Bldg 1 or 2. There are no elevators, so if stairs are a problem, the main level may be best for you.”
 of 5 bubbles MSP_Traveler09, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Folks need to be advised that there are no elevators on this property. Ocean front rooms are much better than courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles tjegan, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Can get an ocean view without being ocean front in building #4”
 of 5 bubbles ELK45, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I never heard any complaints about rooms from anyone”
 of 5 bubbles d0ugbewick, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
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