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Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

A little late but we went to the riu vallarta in December 2014 with our 5 month old. It was wonderful. The staff really cared and learned what we liked which made our stay even better. Fernando in the sports bar was great and all the ladies in the buffet amazing. They even held the table we liked that accommodated...

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1Thank Laura M
Sartell, Minnesota
Reviewed 22 February 2015

We had reservations about staying at such a large place but we were very pleased with everything about this resort. It was very well kept and always clean. The staff were friendly and helpful. The children and adult pools were well separated allowing each group to enjoy themselves, and there were tons of activities for everybody all day. There was...

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7Thank Marlyce P
Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2015

Stayed at the Riu from the 5th Feb for 2 weeks. The Hotel and service were excellent, staff were very hard working and so friendly and helpful. The hotel was spotless the staff work around the clock to make this hotel what it is. I e-mailed a few weeks before to request a sea view and a quiet room away...

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12Thank cubaluba
North East
Reviewed 22 February 2015

This was an amazing resort. I visited with a friend in January. The site/resort was lovely. There is a main buffet restaurant with a great selection, particularly at breakfast time where you can have cakes, pastries, pancakes, bacon, eggs, Mexican tacos, and anything else you can think of - ever a natural juice bar to start the day healthy. For...

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3Thank unknownfemale
liverpool
Reviewed 22 February 2015

just come back after 2 weeks in the hotel.Food decent enough with good choice,can get very busy though.Drinks good ,with decent service at bars.Bad points,adult pool /swim up bar full of drunks whose idea of fun seems to be sitting drinking and smoking sat in the pool ,area to be avoided if you want peace and quiet.People are putting towels...

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3Thank LiverpoolFisherman
Iowa City, Iowa
Reviewed 22 February 2015

We have traveled to many mexico resorts. Generally after coming from the airport you are greeted with a drink, however the hostess must have been in bathroom doing her hair. Easy check in in, took 10min which was pleasant. The staff =was not very friendly, they seemed pre-occupied with other things and didn't really seem to know what was going...

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5Thank radioactive2
RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Vallarta, responded to this review

Dear guest, First of all many thanks for taking your time writing a review and for highlighting the quality of the food offered in our restaurants. We are very sorry to read that the service received was not up to the standards you expected. For us, our guests satisfaction is our main goal, therefore our staff is formed to provide...

Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2015

Let me start by saying I am very well travelled and have stayed in many Riu hotels. When we arrived at this hotel the lively atmosphere hit us straight away. Check in was very quick our room was lovely we had upgraded to a mini suite. Our plane had been delayed by six hours down to snow at Manchester airport...

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8Thank BarbaraH16
Ca
Reviewed 21 February 2015

We just returned from our trip. The lobby is dated, but the kids pool is fantastic. We have a 4 and a 6 year old and they loved the slides, we loved the lounge chairs in the pool. You should try and get to the pool before 10am or you will not find a spot, we had a party of...

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1Thank beeklie
Olney, Illinois
Reviewed 20 February 2015

This was a good stay at a clean, friendly all inclusive. Beach was fantastic, entertainment was the best we have ever experienced at an all inclusive, especially the evening entertainment on the Plaza (sax player, singer, band, etc.) Staff was very very nice. We beached, ate (restaurants were good), walked to the next small town and shopped there, went to...

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7Thank lossow
yorkshire
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Just back from Nuevo Vallarta the Riu is a lovely Art Deco style hotel all the staff are fantastic especially the Spanish Teachers. Main problem was the weather after long wait in Manchester airport closed just after we were given some vouchers but told to board aircraft another 3 hour wait there eventually arrived at this fantastic place first 2...

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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
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
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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: ₹ 11,694 - ₹ 18,684 (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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“Ocean view worth the month”
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