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Hotel Riu Palace Tropical Bay

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Whitby, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After spending a week at this hotel we think it deserves a very favourable rating. The original Riu style buildings , as well as the premises were kept in immaculate shape and repair. ( 4 1/2 star ) The sparkling clean bedroom (thanks to Juliet) was equipped with flawless and well maintained appliances and smelled fresh. The beds were a...

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2Thank Norbert G
Toronto
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I visited the RIU Palace with 60 friends and family for my wedding. The grounds are beautiful, the beach is simply perfect, and the food was always outstanding. The service was either amazing, or terrible. No in-between. Some staff were extremely friendly and welcoming, others were downright rude. The wedding planner had us meet with her twice, for an hour...

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Escanaba, Michigan
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were lucky to return to Riu Palace Tropical for our third time this year. We love the location and the people. Stayed in building 6 and love the location. Yes the resort is out dated, but everything searved ur needs. Some of our favorite people are Cleon pool bar, Patricia, main bar, Gray beach service. If your looking to...

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Dallas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent a week at RPTB in early August and had a fantastic time. I wasn't going to write a review, but in the months since my visit I've read too many negative comments to not put in a good word for this hotel. A lot of people seem to forget that you go on a vacation TO HAVE FUN! Never...

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4Thank chucktxrules
Iowa City, Iowa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I got married here on December 3rd and couldn't have had a better experience! Our group of 31 including 5 kids loved this resort. The beach was awesome, food was great with many options and the staff was incredibly attentive!! Highly recommended!!

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1Thank Wedded2016
New Jersey
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just got back from 7 nights at RIU Tropical bay and had a great time. Staff was amazing except perhaps those at front desk. Cool reception at check in and when we were checking out not even a "how was everything?" EVERY other employee was truly friendly and accommodating. We couldn't ask for more! Food was very good. Had no...

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3Thank FXM
Troy, Illinois
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The resort is nice because it's not huge. We were in building #4 and everything was easy to get to. Other than the pool area the resort is nice. Generally we love to spend time at the swim up bar but it was too small with too many people in it which made it icky in a hurry and the...

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Miramar, Florida
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

great experiance, enjoyed every minute my family and i spent here, big props tp camile and verna who took care of us at breakfast and lunch. also sharon in the foyer bar.all the staff were friendly and helpful, food was good ,the steak house was great. beach was nice not much hassle from vendors,entertainment was very good, steel band was...

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4Thank Paul F
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Our experience was positive. Except for uncomfortable beds/mattresses, small flying bugs after dark, drug dealers all over (including some waiters) and less than great service, we had a great time. The beach and buffet food were the best attributes. Everyone expects to be tipped well. Staff was friendly. Locals annoyed us a lot on the beach. They don't take a...

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3Thank Dennis K
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I chose this resort to celebrate our five year anniversary. We had a wonderful time. The beach is probably just about as nice as it can get. We met a few other couples who have been to this resort more than five or six times, and prefer this beach to the 7 mile beach. Rooms were clean,...

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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: $360 - $761 (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
#11 Luxury Hotel in Negril
#12 Spa Hotel in Negril
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Negril
#14 Family Hotel in Negril
#16 Top resorts Hotel in Negril
#21 Romantic Hotel in Negril
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