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Hotel Riu Vallarta

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Abbotsford, BC
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was my second visit to the RIU Vallarta. I only booked this property again because of the good price as I needed to stick within a budget for this trip. I knew what I was up for at the RIU Vallarta. It's an average 3 star feel resort. I've travelled to Mexico over 10 times and stayed at lots...

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Walnut Creek, California
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I hated this place! Staff at the restaurants were very nice but the people at the front desk horrible! They had big attitude like they own the place... the pools were dirty! Filthy would describe it better! The beach was also dirty. The whole resort had flees all over! My husband caught a few at dinner at the big courtyard...

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My husband and I enjoyed our stay at the Riu Vallarta. We found virtually all of the staff very friendly and helpful. We paid a relatively small amount to upgrade to an ocean view room which had a balcony from which you could see the sun set. The food in the buffet restaurant was good and there was always lots...

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Grand Forks
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Service was great. All staff helpful, kind and worked hard to please. The food was great, lots of choices. The resort could use an upgrade for instance the rooms are keys and not magnetic cards. The decor is a bit dated. The king bed was hard was told they could add a foam on the mattress it was much better...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed there March 4th to the 18th Having read the reviews of other gusts before travelling to the Riu Vallarta, I will openly admit to having reservations. Looking back now...I am seriously wondering if the guests actually stayed there...or not.... Arrival and check in was super smooth with a welcome cool drink being offered after the chaos of the airport...

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Denmark, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our first time at a RIU resort, it was a 5 golden apple through Apple Vacations. I have been to 15 all inclusive resorts over the past 20 years from a 3 apple to a 6 golden, and in my experience, this was not a 5 golden. We arrived and received an actual key for the hotel room....

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4Thank branzkarman
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We are currently staying at the riu Vallarta for our honeymoon. We had high expectations after staying the the tequila last year however this does not meet expectations. The main reason is the resort is so overcrowded. Currently the hotel is at full capacity and unfortunately it means everything is busy and can't fully cater for this. The food is...

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Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Just returned from a 4 night stay & are already planning our return. Although our experience wasn't perfect, we liked it enough to not want to risk trying another AI resort in PV when we return. Only a couple of cons but mostly pros, so I'll start with the cons(which weren't negative enough to keep us away, but worth mentioning...

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3Thank mthuss
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We just returned from a 5 day trip to Puerto Vallarta and a stay at the Riu Vallarta. My wife and I have stayed at a few different resorts in Puerto Vallarta but decided that we wanted our kids ( 15, 14, 8) to enjoy the experience as well so booked a family get away. The kids had a wonderful...

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3Thank Brandon B
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel March 19-24, 2017. Three of the seven of us came home very sick. Has anyone else who stayed at that time period gotten sick? The pool by the bar was very filthy and scared we picked up a virus here.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Breakfast included
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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: ₹ 11,334 - ₹ 18,760 (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 Spa Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#11 Top resorts Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
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“Our room was 6019 great oceanview but a nice quiet area”
 of 5 bubbles colettea710, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Above floor 5....”
 of 5 bubbles ApricotSilk14, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Most rooms face to the inside of the facility and at night you will hear the show's and noise until 10 or 11 pm.”
 of 5 bubbles branzkarman, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 3015 in a quieter part of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles Blackcatzz73, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Request a room as high up as available! The view is amazing!”
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