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Riu Ocho Rios

Jamaica

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4 Nights with Air from $729 All-Inclusive
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4.1
Service
 
4.1
Beaches & Pools
 
4.4
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3.8
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3.8
4.1 out of 5
"I selected Riu Ocho Rios as my first solo vacation destination simply based off of the inexpensive cost and availability, and it was a great decision. The staff are all very friendly and accommodating...." – FreckledGirlWonder
764 out of 957 (80%) customers would recommend this product to a friend.
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November 9, 2019
Beach

The beach is filled with rocks very sharp ROCKS.Other than beach no complaints staff is hard working and courteous.


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Overall Rating: 5
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5.0
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5.0
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From: NY
Age: 55-64
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

November 7, 2019
Nice resort, but disappointed

We had high expectations after staying here 12 years ago. Restaurants and food quality was much lower. Last time you could eat/snack 24/7. This time had specified hours and later than we preferred. Food quality was very low. Resort was beautiful and very clean. Entertainment was way less than last trip. Don't plan to make a trip back...was worth the 2 hour travel time from airport last time but definitely not this time.


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Overall Rating: 3
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2.0
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4.0
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4.0
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1.0
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4.0
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From: PA
Age: 45-54

November 7, 2019
Beautiful but you'll starve

This resort was beautiful and the staff was awesome. Because we were there almost a week - the food was important. It was really terrible. Everything was bland. We had to leave the resort to eat something. The "Steakhouse" is a section of the cafe sitting area where they served cold steak and you share a personal salad. The snacks were over ripe fruit and cold sandwiches. NOT AT ALL what I paid for.


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Overall Rating: 3
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4.0
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From: Texas
Age: 45-54
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

November 3, 2019
Beautiful resort

I visited RIU in Ocho Rios. It's about 1.5hr away from montego bay airport, so I suggest getting shuttle option on your package. The resort is big & clean. The staff are friendly. My favorite bar tender was Franky & Ms Nadine near the lobby area. There's 4 pools, with 2 swim up bars. There's 4 dining options. The Italian restaurant was disappointing. The room was always kept clean by housekeeping & they were sure to assure bar & fridge was full. The one great thing I loved was the music. They played alot of reggae & rap, catering to younger crowd. Wish other resorts would consider changing their genre to cater to guest. I would definitely return.


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Overall Rating: 4
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4.0
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From: New york
Age: 35-44
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

Room Information

Riu Ocho Rios offers 856 guestrooms to make your stay just what you had in mind. All rooms include a private balcony or terrace, the perfect place to enjoy views of the ocean and relax after a fun day at the beach. Enjoy all the comforts of home on this vacation getaway.

Room Details

Ocean View Room (DBLB)
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Ocean Front Room (DBMB)
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Junior Suite Ocean View (SJMB)
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What's to Love

No reservations needed at any of the restaurants.

There's Red Stripe Beer in the fridge. Every. Day.

The stress-ousting massages and treatments at the Renova Spa. Swoon.

The Jerk Chicken Hut on the beach. You'll be jammin' here ofter. Probably daily.

Unlimited access to Splash Water World.

The epic snorkeling that's right on the beach. Brightly colored fish will make your underwater pics dazzle.

Dunn's River Falls and swimming with the dolphins - close by and always touristy fun.

 

What We'd Change

The drive to the resort will take about an hour, but once you step foot onto the resort grounds, you'll be in love.

 

Why You Should Go

You can get a free introductory to scuba lesson in the pool. Dive in!

There are water sports out the wazoo - windsurfing, kayaking and snorkeling.

On land, you can play volleyball or take an aerobics class.

The entertainment team blows it out, starting with the nightly reggae, steel drums & chill beats.

The botanical gardens of Canbrook aren't your average "flower forest." It's uber lush.

Available Amenities

  • Beach
  • Volleyball
  • Babysitting/Child Care ($)
  • Children's Activities
  • Conference Facilities ($)
  • Cribs Available on Request
  • Fitness/Exercise Room
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kids Club
  • Lounge Chairs/Umbrellas
  • Nightly Entertainment
  • Playground
  • Snorkeling
  • Swim-Up Bar(s)
  • Internet Access ($)
  • Swimming Pool(s)
  • Scuba Diving ($)
  • Spa ($)
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Sauna
  • 5 Restaurants
  • 6 Bars/Lounges
  • Spa Services ($)
  • Shopping
  • Snack Bar
  • Elevators
  • Beach Towels
  • Handicap Room Available
  • Wedding Services ($)
  • Honeymoon Packages ($)
  • Wireless Internet Access ($)
  • Free Parking
  • Beauty Salon ($)
  • In-Room Safe ($)
  • Car Rental Available ($)
  • Gift Shop ($)


Nearby Excursions & Attractions

  • Bars and Nightlife
  • Dive Shop(s)
  • Golf Course(s)
  • Historical Site(s)
  • Horseback Riding
  • Medical Facilities
  • Scuba Diving
  • Shopping
  • Watersports Rentals

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 Ocho Rios

Mammee Bay, Ocho Rios

+876 972 2200

Hotel Description

Riu Ocho Rios Resort: Your All-Inclusive Jamaican Dream Vacay is Right Here.

It's all-inclusive, all-awesome and everything you want surrounded by luscious rolling hills, turquoise waves and a pearly white, unblemished sandy beach. Sounds amazing? Thought so. If you want water sports, they've got it. Tantalizing array of cuisine? Got that, too. Add the nightly beat of the steel drums, cool ocean breeze and the sunset over the ocean and you've got a vacation dream waiting to happen.

It's Time to Get Your Riu On.



DINING

Here, you'll nosh on and on. The delicious options include everything from Italian to Fusion. A grill/steakhouse to a buffet. Beach appetit.

St. Ann
Type: Buffet
Hours: Breakfast - daily, 7am-11:30am; Dinner - daily, 6:30pm-10pm
Description: Casual, family friendly restaurant serving buffet breakfasts and dinner.

Pizzeria Piccola Italia
Type: Italian
Hours: Daily, noon-12am
Description: Casual Italian fare.

Mandalay
Type: Asian
Hours: Daily, 6:30pm-10pm
Description: Asian buffet restaurant.

Mammee Bay
Type: Grill
Hours: Daily, 6:30pm-10pm
Description: Beach restaurant and grill steakhouse.

Plantation
Type: Casual
Hours: Daily, noon-4pm
Description: Casual poolside restaurant.

Kulinarium
Type: Gourmet
Hours: Daily, 6:30pm-10pm

All hours are subject to change



BARS/NIGHTLIFE

Talk about a Party Buffet, you've got it. There's a beach bar plus two rockin' poolside bars that each have a swim-up bar - water-front cocktails are the best. There's also a sports bar, but there's more. This is just the tip of the beachberg.

Blue Mountain Bar
Daily, 10am-midnight.

Sports Bar
Open 24 hours a day.

Dunn's River Plaza Bar
Daily, 5:30pm-midnight.

Seagrape
Beach bar. Daily, 10am-6pm.

Reggea
Poolside bar and swim-up bar. Daily, 10am-6pm.

Rastafari
Poolside bar and swim-up bar. Daily, 10am-6pm.

Bob Marley
Daily, 6pm-midnight.



BEACHES AND POOLS
Chillax on the white-sand dream beach of Mammee Bay surrounded by thick woods and waterfalls. Or hop on over to the five glistening pools--there's two with swim-up bars and even one for the kiddos, with slides and all! No matter where you land, you'll be living on Jamaican time.



SPORTS/ACTIVITIES

Water

  • Windsurfing
  • Sailing
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkel gear
  • Introductory scuba lessons
  • Splash Water World (free unlimited access exclusively for guests)

Available for an additional charge:

  • Scuba
Land
  • Multi-sports court
  • Volleyball
  • Aerobics
  • RiuFit area
  • Ping-pong


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. Internet access is also available in the Conference Room.



SPA SERVICES

Spa and beauty salon are available at this resort.



CHILD CARE

Riu Ocho Rios offers entertainment for children ages 4-12, plus an all-new Teen Club and Riu4U program with the best activities for teens 13-17 years old. Kids can enjoy tons of fun at the brand new Splash Water World AND the indoor/outdoor playground. They will have a blast!



WEDDING/HONEYMOON
Receive a surprise gift in-room upon arrival (certificate of marriage required).



ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Location
Situated in the north of Jamaica, 6.2 mi to Ocho Rios and 65.2 mi to the Montego Bay Airport.

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: Student/Spring Break groups or individuals, regardless of age are not allowed at this hotel at any time. The hotel reserves the right to use reasonable means to identify suspected student/spring break groups. At least one person of 21 years or older is required in every room during March and April. The Hotel may request guests to show passport or official ID to proof age and reserves the right to refuse admission to anyone. In-room parties, unruly behavior and spring break groups are not allowed at any Riu Resort. Guests can and will be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff.



All hours, fees, amenities, information and services are subject to change without notice.
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Travel Dates 11/21 - 12/23
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