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Hotel Riu Palace Tropical Bay

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schaumburg
Reviewed 27 March 2012

We've stayed at the the RIU in Aruba & it was great but this RIU had the best customer service, fun, and clean beach i've ever seen! The entertainment staff was great at saying hi every day and making sure we always had something to do or a show to watch. The food was not all that good but there...

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12Thank tanvi k
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 26 March 2012

My wife and I staid at Riu Jamaica from March 21 to March 25, 2012. Being a person who usually looks at the empty half of a glass, I could not find anything to complain about at that place. They just got it all right. Rooms are in great shape, super clean, tastefully designed, with nothing that would be old...

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11Thank Ben B
Mission Viejo, California
Reviewed 25 March 2012

Our family just returned from a fabulous trip to Jamaica.The hotel is located on a beautiful sandy beach on the Bloody Bay.My husband ,myself and three grown children spent many hours waisting away again at the beach and pool. The rooms were clean and the beds hard. There was always plenty of food but none of it that great to...

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7Thank joan r
Phillips, Maine
Reviewed 24 March 2012

This was our 1st time to Jamaica and we chose Negril because research showed it had the better beaches of the island. The beach was awesome and the best we have ever seen. The Riu Palace also has the best portion of the beach and I don’t think you can find a better stretch on the seven miles of sand....

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11Thank Paul W
Crown Point, Indiana
Reviewed 23 March 2012

The staff was great...so attentive and kind. I think that if the world were all Jamaican, we would have no wars. Very clean and well maintained. They do a top notch job to make this resort look great. Rooms were excellent. Some have complained about the double beds pushed together...a minor inconvenience really. A little difficult to get into the...

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8Thank 37043Lee
Franksville, WI
Reviewed 22 March 2012

Jamaica, we will return and Tropical Bay will be at the top of our list. The hotel is not the grandest we have stayed at but the food and the drink were the best. Wine is served with every meal, top shelf liquor is available-just ask! Make sure and try out the Martinis -- our favs were the Blanc, Chocolate,...

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6Thank luckilinda
Calgary
Reviewed 22 March 2012

We stayed at the Riu Palace March 10th-17th. We flew Sunwing from Calgary direct to Montego Bay. Our flight left Calgary at 19:30 March 9th and we arrived in MJB at 03:55. We hired a driver, Kingsley James, from Take Care Tours. He was there to meet us when we arrived and gave superb service. My husband left his passport...

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5Thank KeltieJ
Reviewed 21 March 2012

My girlfriend and I just loved the tropical palace. The staff was friendly and attentive. We especially liked Marrisa., who booked our excursions. The food at the negril resturant was good but the food on the beach was excellent. The beach itself was calm, clean and clear. Our room was nice and cleaned twice a day. The entertainment at night...

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9Thank po153c
Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 20 March 2012

I read all the reviews before we travelled to this hotel, and I was a little worried. All I have to say is, don't listen to them! There are just some people out there who are not happy with anything, because this was the best hotel that we have been to in the Carribbean (and we have travelled many places)....

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19Thank Jennifer R
Minnesota USA
Reviewed 19 March 2012

Hello, fellow travelers ! First off I'd like to say to the people who were disappointed, and complained about the Riu Palace or Jamaica, you need to get a clue. You need to have an open mind. Jamaica is a beautiful country with extraordinary beautiful people as well. This was my wife and I's 7th trip to Negril. First time...

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* 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: €256 - €541 (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
#14 On the Beach Hotel in Negril
#16 Top resorts Hotel in Negril
#21 Romantic Hotel in Negril
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