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Hotel Riu Vallarta

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Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

Well I thought I would write a review of my initial experience. We flew on the Thomson Dreamliner out of London Gatwick. Lovely plane, very quiet and plenty of leg room. However, the couple of negative points were the small amount of food given to you for an 11.5 hour flight and how passengers in premium were treated like gods...

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Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

Firstly I would like to say I'm a genuine normal person. I read the reviews on here before going and they were shocking I was dreading my holiday here but if I'm honest I couldn't ask for more the people who moaned on here clearly have nothing better to do so I advise you to completely ignore the rubbish reviews....

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15Thank Hollee24
bristol
Reviewed 24 May 2015

This hotel is great if you want to sit on the beach and do nothing. Dreamliner:- If you can upgrade, or be made to feel like a third class citizen ,what your getting for your £270 is speedy boarding, vip lounge , more drinks on the flight and use of the toilet . In economy there is 4 toilets for...

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

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback and for expressing your concerns. Firstly, we kindly suggest you to get in contact with Thompson in order to send them your comments about their service. Secondly, regarding your comments about our hotel, we are really sorry for the failure to meet your expectations regarding the room...

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 May 2015

really fantastic hotel , easy check in courtesy of the hard working staff The hotel rooms were an excellent standard with optics ( vodka, brandy, gin etc ) a coffee machine flat screen tv and ample space (note) they are in the process of decorating the bedrooms but this is done with the minimum of fuss you wouldnt know they...

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3Thank mccarianp
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 May 2015

We got back from this fabulous hotel on Saturday 15th May. 4 travelled in our party and all agreed the hotel was brilliant , with great management and staff, cound not do enough for you. Fabulous location, right on the beach, plenty of comfortable sunbeds, both around the pool's and on the beach. If you are planning to book trip's...

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8Thank Chris D
Knutsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 May 2015

We travelled and stayed here for the last 2 weeks in April. We were a group of 29 for a wedding. Everything about the hotel is smooth running, from check in-speedy and welcome drinks, to getting spaces in the restaurant/canteen and pool/beach. Can not believe the choice of food available, I don't eat meat and to say I am fussy...

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8Thank nini1984
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Great time had by our family of 5, I can't say no more other than I would recommend this place and will return, the pool guy at the adults pool was friendly and helpful! The adult pool gets a bit crowded towards the mid afternoon and loud due to younger generation, pants must be worn to enter Sir George's restaurant,...

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5Thank Greginto1
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2015

first impressions good. after 2 weeks would rate the actual hotel 3*. excellent staff, very friendly and helpful. food in all the eating areas is horrid. looked ok on day 1, day 14 desperate to find something to enjoy, food should be served in troughs, absolutely disgusting, probably the worst of RIU chain. Swimming pool is for drunks. beach is...

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3Thank Tony W
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Stayed at the Riu Vallarta from the 1st May 2015 until the 15th May 2015 and we absolutely loved it. Right from checking in until going home we were thoroughly impressed. I am generally quite a fussy eater but I always found something to eat, particularly on the dessert table! I travelled with my partner who particularly loved the Flamingo...

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6Thank Charlotte27693
East Anglia, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2015

We stayed here for 2 weeks from late April to early May and had a really wonderful holiday. The hotel was spotless and our room was kept immaculate. All the staff were lovely and so friendly, from the management (with a special mention for Gabriella!) to the housemaids. Many thanks go also to Rosa and Oliver, who were on breakfast...

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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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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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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: €163 - €273 (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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“Junior suites are the way to go”
 of 5 bubbles Canadian131313, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 3015 in a quieter part of the hotel.”
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“Request a room as high up as available! The view is amazing!”
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“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
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