We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Rivera del Rio

Travellers' Choice award winner
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Rivera del Rio
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"]},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

604 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 543: English reviews
Start your review of Rivera del Rio
 Click to rate
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everything about Rivera del Rio was unique and wonderful. Every single staff person was kind, courteous, and took extra time to make me feel welcome. The vibe in and around the public areas of the hotel (lounge/sitting area/breakfast zone) was relaxed. My room was well appointed and the bed was very comfortable. I went to Puerto Vallarta for a friend's...

Thank samanthalang1
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Amazing hotel and accommodations! Staff is amazing and always present and helpful when needed we got tobsee amazing this because the staff gave you never ending possiblitues, always 5 stars on my end! Breakfast was excellent. Will be returning every year! Alex the owner took care of us beyond our expectations.

Thank Jessica O
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been visiting Vallarta and the surrounding towns for many years and I have stayed in many wonderful hotels. This year on a solo motorcycle ride, I discovered my favorite. From the moment I arrived, Grant and Mae (managers) took care of me and provided perfect service during my stay. Traveling alone, sometimes gets a little lonely. I immediately...

Thank sdlimke
Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading the reviews here, I couldn't wait to make it to Riviera del Rio, and it more than met expectations. I mean, the place is stunning. It's unique, it's accommodating, and it's an island of solace in the city. This was our first stay in Puerto Vallarta, and I honestly couldn't imagine staying at one of the sterile, all-inclusive...

Thank cancemini4
Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't usually write reviews, but I was so happy to stay at Rivera del Rio. It's off the beaten path and its not your typical hotel - there are masterfully designed rooms with beautiful beds, bathrooms, etc. And the walk from the center of town is cool - through a park walking across wooden bridges. If you want an authentic,...

Thank ddefossey
San Diego, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rivera Del Rio is a fantastic option for being in the heart of authentic Puerto Vallarta. The hotel has all the installations anyone could need and even though it had a few spring breaker guests, I didn't have to hear night clubs all night just the occasionally rooster!

Thank JxBee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When I am in Puerto Vallarta there is nowhere else to stay but the Del Rios! It's in a great location not to far away from anything but still very private! The place is phenomenal and they hooked me and my friends Hooked me up with Vallarta surf guide! It was the bomb! Gracias todos

Thank Alina R
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The receptionist was excellent. He was welcoming and helpful with every aspect of my trip. As soon as I arrived, he took my bags, gave me a bottle water, a towel and had me sit and cool off from the heat outside. Check in process was seamless. He provided me with a map of the city. He told me the...

Thank alwaysDown2Relax
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I normally stay up north in Punta de Burro for the great surfing. I wanted to escape the remote jungle and get the city feeling. Rivera del rio is artsy and has great service and close to everything. I'll be back

Thank Zoe C
Williams, Arizona
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After much research, I decided on this hotel and it exceeded my expectations. This hotel was beautiful and in a great location. The staff were all helpful and very friendly. The room was beautiful and clean. The breakfast was beautifully executed and I couldn't have been happier.

Thank amylucille7

574 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (494)
Hotel & Grounds (107)
Room/Suite (126)
Bathroom (17)
Pool/Beach Area (45)
Dining (36)
View from Room (12)
Family/Play Areas (6)
Other (145)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (80)
Hotel & Grounds (22)
Room/Suite (32)
Dining (7)
Pool/Beach Area (15)
Bathroom (1)
Other (3)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Puerto Vallarta hotels
0.9 km away
Resorts by Pinnacle 180
Resorts by Pinnacle 180
#14 of 127 in Puerto Vallarta
296 reviews
6.5 km away
Garza Blanca Preserve, Resort & Spa
Garza Blanca Preserve, Resort & ...
#11 of 127 in Puerto Vallarta
1,757 reviews
0.8 km away
Playa Los Arcos Hotel Beach Resort & Spa
Playa Los Arcos Hotel Beach Reso...
#27 of 127 in Puerto Vallarta
2,368 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
3.9 km away
Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta All Inclusive & Spa
Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta...
#13 of 127 in Puerto Vallarta
2,144 reviews
1.4 km away
Vallarta Shores
Vallarta Shores
#3 of 127 in Puerto Vallarta
311 reviews
2.1 km away
Grand Miramar All Luxury Suites & Residences
Grand Miramar All Luxury Suites ...
#9 of 127 in Puerto Vallarta
613 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxurious old world Villa/B&B in the heart of historic Puerto Vallarta ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rivera del Rio

Address: Calle Rivera Del Rio 104 | 485 Aquiles Serdan, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Jalisco > Puerto Vallarta
Price Range: ₹ 5,882 - ₹ 16,013 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rivera del Rio 4*
Number of rooms: 8
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Agoda, Priceline, Hotels.com, Travelocity and Jetsetter so you can book your Rivera del Rio reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Rivera del Rio staff and other travellers.
5 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Rivera del Rio staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“If you have issues with stairs share that with the staff so they can help recommend a room.”
 of 5 bubbles samanthalang1, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Cortez Room was more than we needed with four levels, kitchen, two baths, a little patio with a hidden stairway to the roof top pool.”
 of 5 bubbles WhereeverUg0ThereUR, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“great places for dinner nearby”
 of 5 bubbles 532gloriag, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Candelaria was spacious but maybe the least modern looking of the rooms I saw.”
 of 5 bubbles 519jessiek, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The Maria Room on the same floor as the dining room is the most assessible.”
 of 5 bubbles Irish_Mike49, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
5 of 5