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Hotel Riu Palace Tropical Bay

Norman Manley Blvd | Bloody Bay Beach, Negril, Jamaica
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  • Bloody Bay
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  • 4 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed yesterday
Fairytale wedding of my dreams😄
Stayed for 10 nights and had a fantastic time. Our wedding was... more
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Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Stayed for 10 nights and had a fantastic time. Our wedding was amazingly beautiful and hassle free. Would highly recommend this resort. Could not complain about nothing. Great beach and pool! Great food and drinks. Great housekeeping. Beautiful grounds. Friendly staff and guests. Comfortable rooms and linens. Beds are on the harder side but slept well. We did have the...

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We just returned from another week at RPTB. Usually I title my reviews “Another week in paradise.” This year, however, we were less than thrilled. Our stay was still very enjoyable, but a few things added up to make the experience less than it has been in years past. Most notably, the horrible new ala carte seating system and the...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I have stayed at Couples swept away (2014) and Couples Negril (2015) but this year we brought our 1 year old. Accommodations were good for her but we won't be returning for the following reasons (it was a 9 day stay) Jan 13-21 stay Changed room 2x, we purchased ocean view and it was so set back...

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RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Palace Tropical Bay, responded to this review

Dear guest, We would like to thank you for choosing RIU Hotels and Resorts for your holidays and for taking the time to give us your constructive and valued feedback. We were very surprised to read your comments about our staff. Service is one of our key values and our staff is constantly trained in order to offer the highest...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is our first visit here, would just like to say we have had a fantastic holiday. Food is great, all members of staff cannot do enough to make our stay a great one . The entertainment is by far the best I've seen at any hotel we have been to . So just a big thank you to all...

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Our last day at this fantastic resort everything about this place has been fantastic from the room which is spot on the variety of food the buffet and 4 restaurants were all excellent the service is great and the hotel entertainment team is the best that I have ever seen in a all inclusive resort so thank you riu palace...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Was at this resort last year and was amazing so we have re booked for July! Beach is beautiful, we spent every day on there taking out a peddle boat and we spotted stingrays. Food was good always plenty to choose from and the jerk chicken at lunchtime is delicious. Rooms nice and clean. Overall a lovely resort and great...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was my first time visiting Negril. Been to both Ocho Rios and Montego Bay and stayed at other Riu properties. This was by far the worst out of all the Riu's. Very old and outdated looking Definitely needs a full upgrade. First, I paid for a double bed room and when we got to the room, it was a...

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RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Palace Tropical Bay, responded to this review

Dear guest, Many thanks for taking the time to give us such honest and detailed feedback. We are committed to give all our guests a warm welcome from the moment they arrive at our resort. We regret that your stay at our hotel did not fulfil your conception in general. Our policy is to make every attempt to please and...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We came to the Riu for our second trip and it was better than ever. The most amazing entertainment staff who just never stop working, and are always so pleasant and helpful, they just make your holiday, big shout out to happy feet, orange juice and sweetie, who never seem to stop working, smiling and helping you have a great...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Just spent 10 days at the Riu Palace and have to say we had an absolutely wonderful time. So many great things to mention about the resort. That said, here are some of the highlights. The area, in Bloody Bay, is amazing. The resort is situated in the perfect spot, mid bay with exceptional views, sunsets, and the quintessential white...

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Waterloo, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was both my first trip to Jamaica and my first stay at a RIU resort. The trip was less expensive than other 4-star resorts in the area, which made me a little skeptical at the time I booked. However, it seemed like a good deal and so I went for it. As it turns out my skepticism was not...

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Dear guest, Many thanks for taking the time to give us such honest and detailed feedback. We can assure you that we treat guest comments very seriously and take decisive actions to correct any shortcomings. It is only through feedback like yours that we can monitor our levels and standards of service. We hope you will choose to visit us...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Renovated in summer 2008 * Located in Negril, on Jamaica's west coast * On the beachfront * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach * 1-storey main building and 2-storey buildings * Victorian-style architecture * Surrounded by 47,000 m2 / 56,500 sq. yards of lush gardens * 7.5 km / 4.7 miles from Negril West End * 6 km / 3.8 miles from various shops * 80 km / 48 miles from Montego Bay airport ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riu Palace Tropical Bay

Address: Norman Manley Blvd | Bloody Bay Beach, Negril, Jamaica
Region: Caribbean > Jamaica > Westmoreland Parish > Negril
Price Range: €330 - €569 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Palace Tropical Bay 4*
Number of rooms: 416
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Also Known As:
Riu Palace Tropical Bay Hotel Negril
Riu Tropical Bay Jamaica
Riu Palace Tropical Bay Negril
Riu Tropical Bay Negril Jamaica
Negril Riu Tropical Bay Hotel
Riu Jamaica
Riu Tropical Jamaica
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Negril
#12 Luxury Hotel in Negril
#12 Spa Hotel in Negril
#14 Family Hotel in Negril
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Negril
#16 Top resorts Hotel in Negril
#21 Romantic Hotel in Negril
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“Rooms along the back of the property get noise from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles Lindy_Lou_Hoo_9, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“1319 ocean view 1316 ocean front building 1 and 6 are quietest, 3&4 closest to entertainment 2&5 to be avoided”
  • Sunset at Bloody Bay, Negril - It just never gets old
 of 5 bubbles 402alw, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“No elevators so if you have mobility issues ask for ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles lorid80, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“say away from dinning area”
 of 5 bubbles DiannaE, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“only advice is there are no elevators so make sure if steps are a problem to notify the hotel ASAP to see if they can accommodate”
 of 5 bubbles Walkinthesun09, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
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