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Hotel Riu Vallarta

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 19 January 2015 via mobile

Me and my wife stayed at the Riu Vallarta for 1 week early January. First trip to Puerto Vallarta and second visit to a Riu resort. We loved it. The area is very nice, food & drinks are good, beach is awesome, grounds kept up nicely, staff generally friendly and helpful. The value you get from staying at a Riu...

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10Thank Michael N
Reviewed 19 January 2015 via mobile

Hotel was nice , clean , very nice beach . On the hotel strip . Far from vallarta. Inexpensive cab ride from bucerias,which is a must day trip . Food was 7.5 out of 10 . Would have like if they had palapas on the beach for some shade in the peek sun hours . A bit too big for...

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1Thank Donald C
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 January 2015

Just got back from here. Never met such rude staff. Food was disgusting. Dinning room was always messy. Was absolute chaos. Clothes smelt after you came out. Hotel is so far away from every thing. Pain in the back side when you did go out. Beach was not very nice. Very hit and miss for filling your fridge up in...

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7Thank kim648
England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2015

WOW!! We went in November, reading all the reviews made us unsure how the holiday was going to be........but we got there and the hotel was amazing, staff polite, helpful and so friendly. The food was delicious. The room was perfect. Some reviews said not a lot to do! This is incorrect there are so many activities to do and...

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6Thank Tori321
Reviewed 18 January 2015

We were having a good holiday, the resort was pretty nice and the food wasn't bad. This was until our room was broken into on our second last night and all of the money we had in our wallets was stolen. The hotel said that the door to the room didn't appear to be tampered with and therefore we will...

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10Thank lbahr86
Stillwater, Minnesota
Reviewed 18 January 2015

Stayed here 1/5 thru 1/13; 4 adults & a 5 year old. My grandson did not get bored. Made a lot of friends, thanks in part to the terrific staff that caters to the younger crowd with activities throughout the day. Very clean, very neat property. It was constantly being cleaned, groomed and maintained. Can't think of one thing that...

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3Thank Love2TravLots
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2015

Beautiful hotel, incredible views, amazing huge bed, clean, great staff and most of all, awesome food. It was my first time in Mexico and I really enjoyed this holiday. I am very pleased that I choose Riu Vallarta and I hope to go back. The only small observation that I have is that the coffee they serve at the bars...

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2Thank Marcel P
Windsor, Canada
Reviewed 18 January 2015 via mobile

We stayed 10 days in Riu Vallarta jan 06 to Jan 16. Over all Riu Vallarta is a nice place.The stuff is nice and polite, but there are not in off stuff for a big resort like Riu. There was no service in the beach area for many days.Entertainment is very good ,except there was no entertainment in the beach.Kids...

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2Thank CANADA37
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2015

Well, just returned from a week in this stunning hotel. What a fantastic place. Checking at reception we were met with fresh cold drinks,friendly staff and no more than 5 minutes wait before we were in our room.Really nice bell boy brought our luggage up to our room and didnt hang around waiting for a tip,like some reviews say. The...

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11Thank mark7646
Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 17 January 2015

First of all, ignore all the illiterate reviews from people whose language is no where near english. They know not of what they speak. We were here for the first week of January for a wedding. 37 people can't be wrong. No complaints from anyone about the service, food or lodging, although some rooms were in a much nicer location...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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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: ₹ 11,323 - ₹ 18,400 (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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“ask for a mattress topper right away when you get there as the beds are very hard.”
 of 5 bubbles janette l., 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I would recommend getting a room facing the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles suzic1990, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“west side ocean view, yes it is loud when shows are happening but that made easy to enjoy the show from our room while having a cocktail”
 of 5 bubbles 331fredn, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Evening entertainment was *very* loud. If you want a quiet evening, sacrifice view for an outside room.”
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“Accessibility can be a problem if you have mobility issues. It is hard to avoid stairs.”
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