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Just a few minutes from the airport, Riu Montego Bay is perfect for short stays! Located on a tranquil beach in charming Montego Bay, this resort offers a wide range of amenities to its guests. Comfort and enjoyment are top priority, and guests feel it as soon as they arrive to this all-inclusive paradise.

The many activities are perfect for families, couples, and friends. Enjoy a game of tennis and volleyball or indulge in the brilliant turquoise sea. Go kayaking, windsurfing, and sailing. Children have their own swimming pool and can partake in activities at RiuLand Mini-Club.

All guests receive a complimentary entrance to Pacha nightclub, which is open six times per week. The four bars offer unlimited domestic drinks and each room is equipped with a stocked mini-bar and liquor dispenser.

Meal options range from buffet to la carte Italian to la carte Asian. A delicious Jerk chicken station is set up six times per week serving authentic Jamaican barbecue. Snacks are available 24-hours a day. Even picky eaters will be satisfied; pizzas, pastas, and salads are served for lunch!

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Learn more about Montego Bay.
HOTEL LOCATION
Address:
MAHOE BAY, IRONSHORE


JM
Local Phone: 876-940-8010
Fax: 610-359-6625
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Car Rental
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Pools
Number of Pools: 2
Outdoor Pools: 2     
Swimming pool with adjoining jacuzzi. Children's swimming pool
Golf: NEARBY
Holes: 0
Tennis
Number of Courts: 2
Outdoor Courts: 2
Lighted Courts: 2
Water Sports on Site
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Other Sports Available
Horseback Riding: Additional Charge
Health Club / Spa
Jacuzzi: Complimentary
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Sauna: Complimentary
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
Riu Montego Bay features four restaurants, five bars including swim-up bar, swimming pool, spa and Mini-club.
Total Rooms: 701
Year Opened: 0 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, American Express
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
Fee required for WiFi.
ROOM TYPES
OCEAN VIEW
Balcony with ocean view. Liquor dispenser included.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
STANDARD RUN OF HOUSE
Standard room with garden view from balcony. Liquor dispenser included.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
SUITE OCEAN VIEW
Suite with ocean view from balcony. Includes a hydromassage tub in the bathroom. Integrated lounge area with a sofa.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
GARDENVIEW
Private balcony with garden view. Liquor dispenser included.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
FAMILY ROOM
Triple room with garden view from balcony. Includes liquor dispenser.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
OCEAN FRONT
Oceanfront view. Liquor dispenser included.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
DINING
Riu Montego Bay features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
There are 4 Restaurants at Riu Montego Bay:
Mahoe Bay - Poolside restaurant serving buffet lunch and a la carte Steakhouse for dinner.
Little Italy - Italian restaurant serving buffet for lunch and a la carte for dinner.
Rose Hall - Buffet style restaurant with show cooking, serving international and local specialties.
Kalu - Asian specialty restaurant. Open for dinner.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Table Tennis. Beach Volleyball, Scuba Diving Lesson (in pool), Blliards ($), Sailing
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Shows, Live Music, Game Room (with slot machines), Night Club
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
Mini-club
Applicable Ages: 4 to 12 years old

Children's Facilities
PlayGround
Children's Pool

Babysitting Fee: $
Advance Notice for Babysitting: Yes

Apple Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
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2269 Recommend
2269 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Riu Montego Bay to their friends and family



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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Def NOT a 5 star resort
ALS0914, Toronto, Canada
Thu Feb 04 14:11:19 EST 2016
First off I'll start by saying Jamaica is a beautiful country. The ocean is warm with beautiful turquoise and blue hues. Most beaches are clean with soft, powdery sand. ALOT of hustlers! Not a bad thing though, you have to keep in mind life is alot harder out there...so you'll have many trying to sell you Jamaican merchandise, drugs, ect. If your not interested simply let them know your 'good' and they'll leave you alone. Margaritaville is a must wherever you visit! The one in MoBay is good on Thursdays (ladies get in for free) and Saturday nights. Now for the review on Hotel Riu... I traveled Jan 22-29 2016 with my boyfriend for his 30th birthday. Pros: * Great location. 10 min drive from the airport. The planes flying over the resort didn't bother us at all. * Awesome staff. * Wide variety of food. There is something for everyone. * Resort was very clean. * Pool was always clean. * Jerk hut on the beach is good. * TV gets a decent amount of channels. * Wifi was good. Was able to get it in the lobby, beach, by the pool and in the main buffet area. Cons: * Small gym. Good luck trying to get a machine in the a.m. * Our bed sheets had blood stains on them. * Mini fridge was not restocked every 2 days. Had to keep calling reception to ask to get it restocked. * Staff knock on your room door and if you don't answer within 3 seconds they open your door without consent. Like what if I was naked? Happened multiple times.. * The beach was OK. It had a lot of rocks and seaweed so I would recommend bringing water shoes * If you don't put towels down on chairs by the beach or pool by 830am good luck getting one. There are no cabana's or umbrellas and the limited shaded areas seem to be reserved by 7am. Overall we will not be returning to this resort as we feel we did not get what we paid for. In our opinion this is not a 5 star resort. Its a 4 at best. More>

Not the typical Jamaican experience!
Tabetha P,
Thu Feb 04 12:02:00 EST 2016
In a nutshell....Check in staff was not inviting, activities staff not friendly. You only have specific times that you are able to get equipment to play ping pong and such. Painting was constantly being done during our stay. Beached were clean and beach staff was friendly. Excursion staff will step over each other to get to you on the beach to try and get you to buy an excursion. Food was not very good. The specialty restaurants are not really worth going to. Food staff not very friendly either. More>

Meh too
Bradley A, New Bern, North Carolina
Thu Feb 04 10:05:50 EST 2016
I've been to 15+ "all inclusives" in the Caribbean over the past 25 years, and am currently sitting on the beach here at the Riu MoBay on day 5 of 7. Here are my thoughts: Montego Bay in Jan/Feb- beautiful, mild tropical weather- lower 80's, light to gusty but prevalent wind. No bug issues here on the beach. First time to Jamaica and definitely would come back to explore other areas on the island. Pretty waters. People- staff and locals generally friendly, a little pushier than in other areas I've visited in trying to sell you something or otherwise extract your dollars. Many of the employees here on site work on commission, by their own admission. Client mix at this resort is across the board. Similar mix to the Vegas strip IMO. Lots of tattoos and oldies. Resort/Lodging- very densely packed resort compared to my usual resort, but otherwise average. Clean and comfortable enough for a week on vacation. Aged shower tubs in rooms are an accident waiting to happen. Resort itself appears well manicured and well thought out. Activities/Sports- this is where I find the resort totally unacceptable. Not as advertised. Windsurfing- only one semi-working child's rig in service, and that is only if you can outlast the will of the water sports staff not to lift a finger. Sailing- two typical Hobie 14's barely in functional condition. When I inquired about the Hobie 16 on the beach, I was told by staff that it was the "boss's boat". Sea kayaking and paddle boats- typical equipment but too windy to practically enjoy (avg 10-15 knots this week). All other water activities are additional fee. We elected for the snorkeling excursion, but were likewise disappointed to really get only 15 minutes or so at two nearby reef sites. Not worth the cost of the trip. Final comments- I think Jamaica has enormous potential for tropical adventure, but could not honestly recommend this resort to anyone wanting to do more than sit on a beach. What makes an all-inclusive a winner is service oriented toward a great trip experience. This one gives you none of that. Unimpressed. More>

Girls Trip Get-Away
Alicia H,
Thu Feb 04 05:25:03 EST 2016
I stayed here with 15 other girls for a short weekend getaway (Friday-Monday). My room was a 'family room' that consisted of three full/double sized beds. Like most of the reviews indicated, the beds are not comfortable and could use some upgrades (on both the comfort and bedding). When I arrived at 12pm on Friday, my attempt to make reservations at preferred restaurants was futile (they had no availability for Friday night and the Asian and Italian restaurant were only available on Saturday and Sunday, respectively). Because the choices were so few, we ate at the buffet restaurants the entire time we were there. The food was average, but edible - nothing to write home about. (Note: I'm a pescetarian and the choices were pretty limited - how is that when we're on an island?!) This resort claims to be a 4+ star property but it is nothing more than average. If you arrive with little expectations, I'm sure you will make it through your stay (which isn't saying much). If you are expecting something picturesque and romantic with top shelf alcohol and amazing food, try another place. More>

Great hotel
Steve H, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Thu Feb 04 02:00:38 EST 2016
Just returned after 1 week stay. Really nice place and very relaxing. Large comfortable rooms, spacious bathroom, big beds, optics, beer and soft drinks in rooms. Rooms were very clean with daily maid service. Pool area was very big with plenty of lounges and shade areas. Swim up pool bar gets crowded most afternoons but no problem. Daily keep fit in the pool if that's your thing. The beach was a bit small and lounges were always full. Evening entertainment was good but a bit samey. The entertainment team work extremely hard and put on a fabulous show centred around dancing. Only issue was it was after seeing different variations of the same thing you get fed up. Introducing individually the entire dance troupe every night plus support staff (around 20 people) does get on your nerves. Food was very good, mainly buffet style. The steakhouse was the only waiter service, on our visit we were not impressed, quite poor. Free wi do in all public areas was great. Overall very good and happy with the hotel. More>



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