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Riu Negril

Jamaica

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The bar is stocked, the pool is refreshed and it's about to be drink o'clock. It's Jamaica, mon, and you're at the RIU w ... More

Customer Rating 358 Reviews
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3.6
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4 out of 5
"Awesome time! Great resort, staff, and location! The entertainment staff at the RIU ClubHotel Negril is one of the best! This was our second time to visit this resort (our 5th time in Jamaica) and woul..." – BeachPam
331 out of 421 (79%) customers would recommend this product to a friend. Read All Reviews
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4 out of 5
"Awesome time! Great resort, staff, and location! The entertainment staff at the RIU ClubHotel Negril is one of the best! This was our second time to visit this resort (our 5th time in Jamaica) and woul..." – BeachPam
331 out of 421 (79%) customers would recommend this product to a friend.
One of the excursions The View of our chairs on the beach =) what a life!! Have to get up early to get this spot on the beach. Great pools Early Morning pool side On the beach Love it here Lunch with a view Riu Resort..on the beach Can't wait o hey back Jamaica paradise Best Ever Pool Party Beach at hotel Grab the lobster I ate Bloody Bay beach Ricks Cafe Sunset Before Dinner! View from the beach. sunset at Rick's Cafe...so pretty! Riu Negril - Beach one of the pools Beach! Nasty cracked walls Hotel from Water Hotel Beach That's half full Jerk Chicken Master Yea'Mon! Jamaica Happiness! Rick's Cafe w/ new friends Lennox, you da man! Thanks! resort sunset Birthday dinner Riu Negril - Sunset Sunset our last night a nice view of the bar/pool area SheriAndKen on the way home! Beach sunset in Jamaica
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June 14, 2018
Riu Negril

We definitely enjoyed our time at the Riu Negril and would consider staying at other Riu properties based on our experience at this one. Pros: customer service, food, entertainment, beach, ocean front view Cons: room was dated, "king sized" bed was 2 double beds put together, solicitors on the beach.


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Overall Rating: 4
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From: Atlanta, GA
Age: 35-44

June 14, 2018
Awesome trip

Coming from someone that is unable to compare to other resorts I believe they were very accommodating in most aspects.


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Overall Rating: 5
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From: Pennsylvania
Age: 45-54
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

June 8, 2018
Horrible Experience

Bought the package for RIU Negril thought it would be very good since I stayed at a RIU Hotel in Riviera Maya but this was not the same at all. We upgraded our room to have ocean view because literally that is all they upgrade you to and got a room covered by a palm tree so no ocean view was there after spending an extra 200 on we complained and finally got a descent room. There is only allowed two people on wifi which sucked for a group of 3 girls having to be able to communicate back home was always a hassle. Went to steak house restaurant and had to literally wait 20-40 min to be seated because they waited on half of the restaurant to leave to seat new customers so that they may order and serve them all at the same time Instead of seating as soon as a table becomes available. Food at restaurant sucked so basically just did the buffet the whole trip. Planned excursions just to leave hotel no night life at all so if you want to have fun you have to leave resort. Definitively will not come back to RIU Negril. Book other places if you want a good deal and great time.


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Overall Rating: 3
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From: Philadelphia, PA
Age: 25-34
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

June 4, 2018
Great Vacation

This is our third time in Jamaica. First time at RIU. The resort is clean the staff is friendly. Our room was very clean and had a great ocean view. The beach bartenders, Neil and O’Neil are great. The buffet was very good. Steak house was good. No reservations and we never had to wait to eat at any of the restaurants. The Asian restaurant was very good. The beach was clean. We needed an iron and ironing board. We stopped by the desk in the morning and not needing it until that night. When we were done with the pools and beach the board and iron were waiting for us. It also was our anniversary, they gave us assorted fruit and champagne to help Celebrate. The place is big but manageable. We would recommend this to anyone. The only down fall is the vendors on the beach. It can become a bit much. They are nice and just trying to make a living but I wanted to relax, which I did for the trip. For the price of the hotel, the resort was a GREAT Value. Just keep in mind it is a big hotel and give them time to get what you need.


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From: Louisville, KY
Age: 35-44
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

Room Information

Riu Negril offers 420 extremely well appointed, air-conditioned rooms, including 18 Junior Suites. Each room is equipped with a ceiling fan, mini bar with liquor dispenser, satellite TV, in-room safe, hair dryer, iron/ironing board and a balcony or terrace.

Room Details

Double Room ROH (DBSB)
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Garden View (DBJB)
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Ocean View (DBLB)
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Ocean Front (DBMB)
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Junior Suite (SUSB)
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What's to Love

No reservations needed at any of the restaurants.

The singing bartender. See if you can find him. He'll mix you up a high-octane cocktail.

Great bang for your buck for all the activities, entertainment and food and drink you'll get.

The service at Riu is the best. They keep everything clean and orderly. You will be spoiled.

Nightly entertainment keeps the party going at night. And into the wee hours, if you must.

The sunsets off the shores of Negril are some of the best. Get your cameras charged and ready for snaps.

The infamous Rick's Cafe is not too far - the cliff divers are awe-mazing.

 

What We'd Change

The omelet bar is favorite in the morning. Get in line early to avoid a long wait.
 

Why You Should Go

Getting to Negril will take you about an hour & a half, but it's so worth it. Beachy drinks are waiting.

Grab some locally made souvenirs in town. Your friends/fam will kiss your ring upon receipt.

The restaurants at night will fill up, so make sure to make your reservations a couple of days in advance.

Beach shoes are always a good idea, especially when you want to beachcomb your way up the shores.

Pay a little extra to get upgraded Wi-Fi - it will work even on the beach. You'll def want it there.

The One Love Bus Tour will pick you up at the resort and show off all the local night spots in Negril.

Available Amenities

  • Tour Assistance
  • Beach
  • Beach Bar
  • Volleyball
  • Babysitting/Child Care ($)
  • Children's Activities
  • Children's Pool
  • Conference Facilities ($)
  • Cribs Available on Request
  • Currency Exchange
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Fitness/Exercise Room
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kayaks
  • Kids Club
  • Lounge Chairs/Umbrellas
  • Nightly Entertainment
  • Playground
  • Roll-Away Bed (on request)
  • Snorkeling
  • Pool Bar
  • Swimming Pool(s)
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • 24 Hour All-Inclusive
  • Sauna
  • Poolside Bar
  • Parking
  • 4 Restaurants
  • 5 Bars/Lounges
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Snack Bar
  • Elevators
  • Spa ($)
  • Beach Towels
  • Spa Services ($)
  • Wedding Services ($)
  • Honeymoon Packages ($)
  • Pre-Teen Club
  • Free Parking
  • Introductory Scuba Lesson
  • Beauty Salon ($)
  • In-Room Safe ($)
  • Car Rental Available ($)


Nearby Excursions & Attractions

  • Bars and Nightlife
  • Beach
  • Beauty Salon
  • Dive Shop(s)
  • Golf Course(s)
  • Grocery Store(s)
  • Jet Ski Rentals
  • Kayaking
  • Nightlife
  • Windsurfing

Map of Local Area

Jamaica is the third largest Caribbean island, and can provide both a stimulating and tranquil vacation. It has traditions of reggae, rastafarianism, and Jamaican art mingle with modern all-inclusive resorts, fine cuisine, and cosmopolitan shopping.

Riu Negril

Norman Manley Boulevard Bloody Bay Beach

+876 95 757 00

Hotel Description

Riu Negril: Sizzling Sunsets off the Negril Shores

The bar is stocked, the pool is refreshed and it's about to be drink o'clock. It's Jamaica, mon, and you're at the RIU where you get everything you've been dreaming of. Better still, the people are happy, the sun is shining and your mood is about to get a little cheerier. You've just found your perch along the smooth sands. Next you'll hit the pool, then the spa, because one thing is certain - this is your vacay and you get to live on island time. Awwww. Those swaying palms are calling your name.

It's Time to Get Your Riu On.



DINING

Riu can roll out the cuisine, giving you lots of local flavors (think Jerk Chicken), plus those tried and true cuisines from home (comfort food always hits the spot.) A customer fav here is the Steakhouse, but reservations are required, so book early.

Luigi
Type: Italian
Hours: Daily, 4pm-6pm and 11pm-7am
Description: Enjoy scrumptious Italian food. Reservations are required.

Seagull
Type: Poolside grill & Steakhouse
Hours: Lunch - daily, noon-4pm; Dinner - daily, seatings at 7pm and 9pm
Description:During the day, you can dine at the poolside grill and for dinner, enjoy a steak dinner with buffet starters and dessert. Reservations are required for dinner.

Kulinarium
Type: Gourmet
Hours: Daily, seatings at 6:30pm and 9:15pm
Description: Enjoy an a la carte, gourmet restaurant. Reservations are required.

Green Island
Type: Buffet
Hours: Breakfast - daily, 7am-10:30am; Dinner - daily, 6:30pm-10:30pm
Description: Enjoy a variety of dishes from the buffet, plus cooking stations.

Mandalay
Type: Asian
Hours: Open for dinner.
Description: Choose from a variety of Asian cuisines. Reservations are required.

All hours are subject to change.



BARS/NIGHTLIFE

The bartenders are ready to serve you any crafty concoction you want, and if it's a local beer you're after - Red Stripe flows freely. Find the singing bartender (he's real) for a little entertainment with your order.

Welcome Bar
Located in the lobby. Daily, 10am-11pm.

Rastaman Bar
Lounge bar with terrace. Daily, 6pm-midnight.

Plaza Bar
Poolside bar. Daily, 10am-6pm.

Swim-up Bar
Daily, 10am-6pm.

Beach Bar
Daily, 10am-6pm.



BEACHES AND POOLS

Settle in at the beach for some of the softest sands you'll see in Jamaica, plus ocean waves gentle enough to make swimming around in a beachy breeze. Hit the pool for steely tunes, cocktails and lots of sunny lounging. Dip in.

SPORTS/ACTIVITIES

Water

  • Windsurfing
  • Sailing
  • Kayaking
  • Catamaran
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Scuba lesson in the pool
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi

Land

  • Gym
  • Table tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis
  • Sports pitch

Golf
Negril Hills Golf Club is nearby. 18-hole, par 72 course.



INTERNET

Guests can use WiFi in the lobby area for 90 consecutive minutes, daily. Wi-Fi is available in guest rooms for an additional charge.



SPA SERVICES

Renova Spa is a full-service spa.

  • Massages
  • Body treatments
  • Facials
  • Beauty salon


WEDDING

Riu Negril will help make your day unforgettable. Several wedding packages are available.



CHILD CARE

RiuLand kid's club, ages 4-7 and 8-12, features a children's playground, children's pool and entertainment programs, daily noon-4pm.



ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Location
Located 48 mi from Montego Bay Airport and 5.5 mi from Negril's West End.

Check-In/Check-Out
Check-in: 3pm Check-out: noon.
A valid credit card may be required upon check-in for possible incidentals not included in your resort reservation.

MIN CHECK-In AGE/SPRING BREAK POLICY: At least one person of 21 years or older is required in every room. The Hotel reserves the right of admission and may request guests to show passport or official ID to proof age. Guests can and will be removed from the property at their own expense in case of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. Parties in rooms are not allowed. Spring-break groups are NOT allowed. Unruly behavior is not allowed all year round at any property.

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Smoking Advisory
Jamaica's Health Minister banned smoking in all covered public places on the island.



All hours, fees, amenities, information and services are subject to change without notice.

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