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Hotel Riu Vallarta

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Langley, Canada
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Well after reading reviews of the Riu I had mixed feelings but went with it anyways and had a great time.. I think some people get very picky and have high expectations.. This resort is very nice and kept very clean. Our junior suite on the seventh floor had a beautiful view and was quite large. It didn't bother me...

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4Thank Nikki J
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2015

The RIU never disappoints and keeps getting better and better. We stayed at the RIU Vallarta for two amazing weeks and have great memories there. The resort is massive and we were a little overwhelmed at first during the first week with the amount of people. We checked in very quickly (considering that there were 180 passengers on our flight...

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7Thank Hooms
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

This was our first trip to Mexico. My husband was a little nervous about the safety of being there. After the first day he was talking about coming back next year. We were there April 12-19, 2015. It seemed to be a slow week as we had no issues getting restaurant reservations, pool chairs, etc. the service was amazing-couldn't sit...

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7Thank jeanettemh
NYC
Reviewed 19 April 2015

The staff is great, especially Ramon at the front desk The hotel is well kept, nice pools, gym, the buffet is great for all inclusive, not to crazy about the steak house, but the asian and gourmet restaurant were good, again the staff is great. Nuevo Vallarta is more quiet than the Old Town and Zona Romantica, Most clubs, restaurants...

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4Thank Vacaciones23
England
Reviewed 19 April 2015

I stayed at this hotel with my friend for two weeks from the 27th March 2015. I was quite apprehensive about coming here having stayed at the Riu in the Dominican Republic and not being impressed at all. However, I was looking for two weeks of sun in a reasonable hotel and after comparing prices between Cancun and Nuevo Vallarta,...

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12Thank MJLT
Mansfield
Reviewed 19 April 2015

We holidayed as a family of 3 along with my mother in law & sister in law from 28th of March until 11th of April and had a very enjoyable time. The hotel was busy as this was the Easter holidays and included the American Spring break. We was made aware upon booking that we may not get a refurbished...

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14Thank RachelMorley
Reviewed 19 April 2015

What an amazing place, I honestly don't know where to begin quick and organized check in the rooms were very easy to find and staff were welcoming and friendly answered any questions we had and we were at ease pretty much from when we got there. the hotel is a short trip from the airport getting off the plane was...

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4Thank Chris L
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 19 April 2015

The Riu Vallarta is a nice size resort and is clean and up to date. The beach is beautiful!The system they use to make reservations at the 3 restaurants is completely ridiculous! You have to line up at 7:30am every morning in order to make a reservation for dinner the next night. Half of the times we lined up the...

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3Thank Marnie W
Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

I was a review stalker and was slightly nervous our of this hotel, but we were very happy with our stay at Riu Vallarta. We traveled with our 6 and 8 year old, both of whom loved the hotel, over Easter break. The week before we emailed the hotel requesting a quiet room away fr the courtyard and a mattress...

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5Thank 2006shannab
Vancouver,Bc
Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

Please keep in mind that I went on this trip as solo. This was my second trip solo and 10th to Mexico. I've stayed at many hotels in Los Cabos, PVR and Huatulco. Every time I went to a mexico as a couple, I was able to narrow down what I liked and didn't like and now it's the same...

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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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  • Pool
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  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • 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: ₹ 11,594 - ₹ 19,324 (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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“Request a room as high up as available! The view is amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles E3393LQkellyg, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors the better the view, try and be on the south side for the best sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles m0llyfw, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“To see the Bay....you would need to be on a floor probably 4 and up.”
 of 5 bubbles Peppy888, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“My room 2083 was very quiet away from the noise of the entertainment”
 of 5 bubbles mirandab334, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Go for the ends of the corridors (but not so close you can hear the lifts pinging morning noon and night) if you want a quieter room.”
 of 5 bubbles LilacBlossom9, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
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