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Hotel Riu Palace Tropical Bay

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near Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 January 2012

We last stayed at the Riu Palace July 2010. It's a beautiful resort with the best beach in Jamaica and has many amenities to make it a good value among Jamaica resort locations. The people there are ready to help with just a glance, and the service is top notch. The food at the restaurants is on the level of...

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4Thank KATHY M
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 January 2012

Just returned from a week (Dec 25-Jan1) of sheer relaxation at the Riu Palace. We were there for a family re-union (13 people) and glad we chose this resort. We have been to many resorts in Jamaica, but this was our first time in Negril...won't go anywhere else in Jamaica from now on! Absolutely spectacular spotless beach, soft, powdery white...

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7Thank LoveTraveling4fun1
Ridgeland, Mississippi
Reviewed 2 January 2012

This riu had the best food of all the riu's we have been to. Jerk chicken hut is a must for lunch. They had wonderful empandas. Also had lobster a few nights. The resort is a bit smaller and older than other rius but well maintained. We went as a group we are in our late 20s . We went...

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10Thank Allen T
Nashville, TN
Reviewed 1 January 2012

We went 12/21-12/28/2011- We were a family of 9 broken down into 4-rooms. Rooms- Our room was nice and clean-and walls were pretty thin as I have read, the bathrooms have no ventillation, and the shower/tub was dark and difficult to get into, one of the hand rails were broken. But we had hot water. One of our rooms did...

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2Thank tntravelfamily
Westchester County, NY
Reviewed 31 December 2011

Our family just returned from a gorgeous 7 night stay during the Xmas holiday at Riu Palace Tropical Bay in Negril. The 2 hour ride from the airport was very scenic so the ride went rather quickly. We don't travel too often, and our kids thankfully are great eaters, so we found the sumptous daily buffet wonderful. I tried lining...

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7Thank lilaijim
Canton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 31 December 2011

What you read is true - one of the best beaches you will find. Water is clear and warm and sand is pure - no rocks or seaweed or anything to make going in the water anything but fabulous. We stayed 7 nights during Christmas week. Weather was unbeatable. Rooms are nice and kept well. Food is good - sometimes...

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7Thank Becky K
Benbrook, Texas
Reviewed 30 December 2011

We arrived on Monday evening December 16, 2011 and were assigned a room at the very end of the complex with an upgrade to ocean front. Due to my mother's limited ability to walk we called the front desk and the next day were moved to a more centrally located room very close to the restaurants and beach. Again, they...

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12Thank 2kell
toronto
Reviewed 29 December 2011

We just got back from a 7 day trip to Jamaica. We highly recommend the Riu Palace. One of the nicest beaches we have been to. Think of a nice Cuban beach. The food was excellent for the most part. At the steak house order the surf and turf stay away from the steak. I found the steak a bit...

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13Thank frank660
Mequon, WI
Reviewed 29 December 2011

If you're a scuba diver, this is a good place to be. The dive shop is on the property and the staff was great. They're concern is above and beyond for safety which is great for seasoned divers or beginners. We have been certified since 1985; but had not taken a dive to warm water in a year, the staff...

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6Thank GoodWitchoftheNorth
Reviewed 27 December 2011

Had an awesome vacation at this hotel - staff was super friendly and helpful - Beach and swimming was superb - food at the buffet was plentiful and a great variety (only ate at the buffet, never bothered with any of the specialty restaurants, alchohol flowed freely with no limitations and plenty of choices ) - entertainment nightly: every night...

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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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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: $355 - $675 (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 Spa Hotel in Negril
#13 Luxury Hotel in Negril
#14 Family Hotel in Negril
#14 On the Beach Hotel in Negril
#15 Top resorts Hotel in Negril
#21 Romantic Hotel in Negril
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“ocean front”
 of 5 bubbles theronald1, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Request an upper floor oceanfront in Bldg 1 or 2. There are no elevators, so if stairs are a problem, the main level may be best for you.”
 of 5 bubbles MSP_Traveler09, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Folks need to be advised that there are no elevators on this property. Ocean front rooms are much better than courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles tjegan, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Can get an ocean view without being ocean front in building #4”
 of 5 bubbles ELK45, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I never heard any complaints about rooms from anyone”
 of 5 bubbles d0ugbewick, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
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