$453 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Jan 8, 2015 Check-out: Jan 11, 2015

Riu Palace Tropical Bay All Inclusive

4 stars
Norman Manley Boulevard Bloody Bay Beach, Negril,
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
162 reviews
Wonderful Jamaica

It was an awesome experience. Hotel location is amazing, sea water was worm and clear. The buffet... See full review

  • Calin Voicu
  • Jul 28, 2014
Great fun

Loved the fact that the buffet food was varied on different evenings. Staff was great .. Very... See full review

  • Cutty C
  • Jul 27, 2014

The Riu Palace Tropical Bay hotel is an all-inclusive luxury Jamaican resort based in Negril. Designed with colonial-Victorian flourishes, the old-fashioned-yet-contemporary facilities are framed by the Caribbean Sea to one side and verdant tropical gardens to the other. Private balconies are standard in every room and the Riu hotels activity program is in full effect, with available volleyball on the beach and snorkeling beneath the waves. Little ones can run riot at the beachfront playground and, after bedtime, parents can take advantage of the hotel’s childcare while dancing deep into the night at the Pacha nightclub.


Key facts
  • 416 guestrooms
  • 3 restaurants: Krystal fusion restaurant, Bloody Bay grill-steakhouse, Hakuchi Japanese restaurant
  • All-inclusive drinks and snacks available 24 hours
  • Free Wi-Fi in lobby and rooms
  • 50 miles from Montego Bay airport (MBJ)
  • 2 swimming pools - one with whirlpool bath
  • Renova Spa
  • Free gym, sauna and whirlpool bath
  • 50,000-square-foot garden
Neighborhood
The Riu Tropical Bay is located on Jamaica's west coast, just north of the center of Negril, a popular resort town with a balanced mix of quiet cliff tops and busy seafront atmosphere. Just around the coast from Kool Runnings Waterpark, the hotel is nestled in the middle of Bloody Bay Beach - a disarmingly picturesque area named for the long-defunct whaling trade - where guests can try parasailing for adrenaline rushes and unrivalled views.
Hints and tips
Why not start the day as extravagantly as the activities sure to follow? Head down to the buffet restaurant for breakfast, and you'll be offered a complimentary glass of Cava. If there’s a member of your party with an approaching birthday, let the staff know - an extra special turn-down service with flowers may greet the birthday boy or girl when it’s time to hit the hay.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

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Riu Palace Tropical Bay All Inclusive Rooms

Junior Suite Ocean Front
Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 2 double beds or 1 king size bed, separate living room area with sofa or sofa-bed, direct dial phone, regularly replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser, satellite flat-screen TV, radio alarm clock, electronic in-room safe (laptop size 15"), iron and ironing board. Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower, double-sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace with ocean front. Coffe maker as of November 2009. New Italian Bathroom amenities "Lavarino Cosso".
Suite Ocean View
Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 1 king size bed with canopy, split-level living room area with sofa or sofa-bed, direct dial phone, regularly replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser, satellite flat-screen TV, radio alarm clock, electronic in-room safe (laptop size 15"), iron and ironing board. Bathroom equipped with whirlpool bathtub, extra shower cabin, double-sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace with ocean view. Coffe maker as of November 2009. Coffe maker as of November 2009. New Italian Bathroom amenities "Lavarino Cosso".
Junior Suite
Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 2 double beds or 1 king size bed, separate living room area with sofa or sofa-bed, direct dial phone, regularly replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser, satellite flat-screen TV, radio alarm clock, electronic in-room safe (laptop size 15"), iron and ironing board. Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower, double-sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace with garden view. Coffe maker as of November 2009. New Italian Bathroom amenities "Lavarino Cosso".
Junior Suite Ocean View
Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 2 double beds or 1 king size bed, separate living room area with sofa or sofa-bed, direct dial phone, regularly replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser, satellite flat-screen TV, radio alarm clock, electronic in-room safe (laptop size 15"), iron and ironing board. Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower, double-sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace with ocean view. Coffe maker as of November 2009. New Italian Bathroom amenities "Lavarino Cosso".

Amenities

  • All inclusive
  • Free internet in room
  • Free parking
  • Pool
Activities
Pool
Fitness Center
Spa
Dining
All inclusive
Restaurant
Internet
Free internet in room
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Dining

Reggae
Lounge bar.Unlimited domestic and a selection of imported alcoholic beverages, tropical juice cocktails and soft drinks
Negril
Main restaurant, serving Intenational and local specialties. Buffet style with show cooking. (Non-smoking).Reservations Required.
La Plaza
Pavillion Bar. Unlimited domestic and a selection of imported alcoholic beverages, tropical juice cocktails and soft drinks.
Pacha
Complimentary entrance and drinks to "Pacha" night club at the hotel Riu Negril (open six nights a week).
Bloody Bay
Lunch restaurant during the day. At nights restaurant/grill and steak house with non-smoking section. la carte for dinner. Reservations Required.
The Sun
Pool and swim-up bar. Unlimited domestic and a selection of imported alcoholic beverages, tropical juice cocktails and soft drinks.
Cubano
Lobby Bar. Unlimited domestic and a selection of imported alcoholic beverages, tropical juice cocktails and soft drinks.
Krystal
Fusion Cuisine Restaurant. la carte for dinner. (Non-smoking).Reservations Required.
Rimini
Lunch & Snacks during the day. At nights Italian restaurant serving Buffet (non-smoking). Reservations Required.
Hakuchi
Japanese restaurant. la carte dinner. (Non-smoking).Reservations Required.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (162)

Ratings and reviews for Riu Palace Tropical Bay All Inclusive

Overall score

4.1 / 5
5.01.0
84 out of 162
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4.4
Hotel staff:
4.4
Room comfort:
4.1
Location:
4.4
Value:
4.2

90% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
KAWASAKI1500
Business
COLUMBUS , OHIO
Sep 4, 2014

RIU PERFECTION

OVER THE TOP . THE STAFF , THE FOOD , EVERYTHING WAS GREAT FOR OUR 30TH WEDDING ANNIVERSERY . WILL GO BACK . THIS WAS THE 3RD TIME WE STAYED AT A RIU FACILITY AND THE 3RD TIME WE LOVED IT !

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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3
5.01.0
foxtracks
Business
Nashville, TN
Jul 26, 2014

Riu Tropical Bay

Average hotel, small pool, nice clean beach. They need to do better about keeping the local peddlers away from the guests on the beach. I stayed 6 nights, from Sunday to Saturday and the Steak House was closed on Monday and Friday! Very disappointed in this as that is my prefered restaurant at this property and was I only able to eat there 1 time in a 6 night stay.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Jamaican Me Crazy
Business
Thousand Oaks, California
Jun 13, 2014

Birthday Vacation

Went here for my Birthday week and had an amazing time. The hotel was beautiful and had everything u needed to relax. The staff was great with the exception of a couple bad apples. The beach and pool made the trip. Only downside for me was the bed. It was too hard and my biggest issue was the comforter, it smelled like dust and when I got home I had mite bites on my legs from it. The rest of room was always clean don't get me wrong. But my girlfriend and I want to come back soon!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: In Hotel

The 3/4 restaurants require men only to dress nice(long pants and closed toe shoes) and u want to make the reservations the day before and it's either 630p or 9p dinner times.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
ineicyx
Business
Orlando,FL
Jun 4, 2014

Pereira Family

Perfect places to vacation. None of the typical all inclusive complaints. The food is outstanding, the specialty restaurants were easy to get in to, and the wait staff was amazing. The nightly entertainment was above average. Staff go out of their way to be helpful and always ask if there is anything they can do for you.Beautiful beach ,clear water, you see fish also. I really enjoy!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: In Hotel

Every night have show and music

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Kamski
Business
Minot, North Dakota
May 27, 2014

Irie

Great location and excellent staff. Food was great and fresh. Would revisit in a heartbeat.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Not Applicable

barter with excursion agents for the lowest price. They all have the same excursions.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Boyfriend of the year
Business
Fort mcmurray, ab
May 3, 2014

Couples getaway

Clean rooms, friendly staff, and great food. Can't wait to go back.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Riu Palace Tropical Bay All Inclusive

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Uncle Mat
Business
Noblesville, IN
Apr 13, 2014

Good experience

Enjoyed every minute of the stay. Staff was very good and the service was perfect. Food was excellent. No complaints.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
yaman
Business
Vermont, USA
Mar 23, 2014

Love This Place

This was our 3rd time to the resort. We absolutely Love It. The staff can't do enough to make sure you have everything you could ever want or need. The food is good and the drinks are great as long as you tell them wash at you want otherwise they were a little weak for my taste. The staff keep the place looking good from the buildings to the beach. I think the beach is the best part the Locals can get a little annoying but If you tell them you are good and are polite about it they move on quickly. We are all ready talking about next years visit and this time we are taking our kids

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: In Hotel

The best beach singer is Kevin he is a single guy with a guitar. He is low pressure and has the best voice.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
JillM
Business
New Hampshire
Mar 17, 2014

Wonderful time

The staff are wonderful, very friendly people. Room and grounds were very clean and well kept. Beach is gorgeous! Loved the mini bar and pretty view from our balcony. A bathroom closer to the beach would have been nice. Great vacation!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: Not Applicable

Took "Wild thing" tour to Rick's cafe- boat picks you up at Hotel beach. Went snorkling, swam in a cave (not a creepy cave-very beautiful place), went to Rick's cafe (can cliff jump if you want)-rum drinks and dancing while watching an amazing sunset...AWSOME!

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
BikerBlue
Business
Hill City, SD
Feb 22, 2014

Vacation of a lifetime

Our experience at the Riu Palace Tropical Bay was nothing but fantastic. The meals were outstanding and the selection was amazing. The facility was very well maintained and very clean. Drinks were available at any time, the service was impeccable, and the entire staff was very professional, courteous, friendly. Everything exceeded our expectations. We really enjoyed the nightly entertainment.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Not Applicable

Make reservations well in advance for the restaurants because they fill quickly

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