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Hotel Riu Touareg

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Agree with previous comments by end of first week felt like Butlins around the pool area. We were in block 9 which I did say to receptionist was a bit of a walk to main areas but said new block with pool outside. Could never get sun beds there. Red flags fly everyday and people said alway red flying. The... More 

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St Andrews, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed about a week ago for a week, having never heard of Cape Verde before we booked. This was my second time in a Riu hotel so I had certain expectations and they were completely met at every point. Resort itself is great, clean and tidy and nicely spaced out, we were right next to a pool and the... More 

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Barry SWales
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Returned this morning from a two week holiday. We knew that there wasn't going to be an awful lot to do except relax, eat and drink and we enjoyed doing just that. We intended upgrading to the adult section but while there decided that we were happy with everything that we had, maybe during a school holiday it might be... More 

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The airport when you land is different to what you will be used too. open plan is the right word. Normal going abroad on holiday, stop start Q. Security take themselves way to seriously but that's part of the fun. Hotel was very nice though. quite a new build so still good condition. food was good and pool was ok.... More 

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Harwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have just returned from a 2 week stay at the Rio Touareg,Cape Verde. This will be my 5th time. My goodness, how a hotel can go downhill so fast amazes me. The hotel has gone from 800 rooms to 1200 rooms and now caters for 2400 customers. It is now Butlins and McDonalds on a serious bad day, everyday... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Just got back from the Riu Touareg the hotel has finished all the building work and has made improvements around the whole complex. They have added an Italian restaurant so now there are 4 al a carte restaurants. Also there is a new pool and bar, and a new sun bathing area overlooking the beach. We were fortunate to stay... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our 2nd visit. We really enjoyed our stay yet again although the hotel itself is looking very tired, alot of maintenance required, the pool especially around the swim up bar, missing tiles on steps and inside the pool. We booked family suite this year, a much needed space from the standard size room, tv was in bedroom not... More 

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

Dear guest, Thank you very much for choosing our resort again for your vacation and for taking the time to write a comment about your stay. We regret that you could not enjoy your stay as much as you did the last time. First of all we would like to apologise that you had to encounter some inconveniences in your... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here on a Thomsons's holiday for bit of winter sun. Hotel is clean, rooms large and well appointed, staff are fried ly and plentiful... ...but: there's nothing to do here! The sea is too rough for swimming or water sports; the water sports hut has just 3 canoes, no wind surfers etc; the pools are fine but very... More 

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

Dear guest, Thank you very much for choosing to visit our hotel for your winter holiday. For us every comment is helpful in improving the hotel’s services and for ongoing and future staff training. We would like to apologise that you could not enjoy your holiday as much as you expected. We can assure you that our animation team works... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Travelled to this place with my girlfriend in November 2016. I have been to 8 different all-inclusive hotells and this was the best of them. I liked the food,it was high quality and many different dishes to choose. There is 4 restaurants in this hotel that you have to make a reservation 3 days before and its included in the... More 

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Yep, third time at this hotel in two years. It remains a great hotel, with a fantastic choice of food. So clean, so helpful, so large. The staff make this hotel, the service is fantastic, helpful at Reception, Rooms spotless and towel art every day, warm welcome at any bar, chefs that talk to you when youre getting your food.... More 

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Additional Information about Hotel Riu Touareg

Address: Urbanizacao Lacacao Lote 13 | Praia Lacacao, Santa Monica, Boa Vista, Cape Verde
Region: Cape Verde > Boa Vista > Santa Monica
Price Range: $215 - $522 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Touareg 4*
Number of rooms: 881
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“Top floor for the views”
 of 5 bubbles bigphil1, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Try to request a room towards the beach, and away from the main area, rooms 8120/3 were good.”
 of 5 bubbles 69MichaelB, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms in the new block are lovely, we were in room 9229. (lovely sunrise at 6:30am if you are an early bird).”
 of 5 bubbles AngelaGrace1963, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I have a suggestion...go somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles bintygirl, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Top floor adult area”
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