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In harmony with island architecture, the Riu Montego Bay Hotel will be found along a shimmering beach surrounded by nearly 450,000 square feet of lush gardens. With an on-site spa and golf nearby, it's the ideal vacation destination for families, couples or singles.

Location: On the beach, 10 minutes from the airport and 10 minutes to downtown Montego Bay.

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • SueJennings4 : Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
Fantastic Holiday

We have just returned having had a wonderful time. Beautiful Location, large rooms, huge beds! Fabulous food choice! Clean beach with plenty of sun beds. Staff friendly and very efficient. Nothing negative to say!!

  • Jennifer M : Cincinnati, Ohio
African-American Beware!

I actually stayed next door in the RIU Palace, however access to amenities @RIU Montego Bay comes with the stay. Unfortunately it is not a perk! The buffet was terrible! The food was always stale and lacked flavor . This resort does not believe in giving you the real Jamaican flavors! The coffee was lukewarm...yuck! I didn't get a chance to try any of the restaurants. Attempted to go to the Asian restaurant and was blatantly snubbed and turned away, even though we arrived 15 minutes before last seating! We were instructed to go to the buffet if we wanted to eat. We noticed another group that came in behind us were actually seated! The majority of this group was of European decent, and my friends and I are African American. Blatant discrimination! When we confronted the hostess who turned us away, she became belligerent and rude! I will never recommend this resort!

  • AyeshaBedforshire : Bedford, United Kingdom
Depends what you're looking for...

Jamaica as usual was lovely and relaxing and a vast majority of the people friendly and a pleasure to meet. If you want to just relax, eat and drink this hotel is fine and was great that there was Jamaican food always available and Jamaican music always playing. However it is a bit like a holiday camp and the entertainment not really my thing. There are many nicer beaches at other hotels and we were also not informed that you have a view of a hotel building site from the beach. Our balcony was also being maintained and painted when we arrived and they were building a new gym next door so we asked to be moved. The rooms are clean and comfortable, there is a great variety of food and the staff are helpful, friendly and very welcoming. It was great that there was a good mix of guests but would urge people to leave the resort and see the rest of the island too.

  • mmoosus :
Absolutely unreal!!!

We booked our all inclusive holiday through Thomson to stay at RIU Montego Bay. If you don't want to read any further, then let me summarise. It was absolutely the perfect choice, I had the best week OF MY LIFE, and I will be recommending and visiting RIU again for sure!The hotel room was rather big for 2 people, had a big bathroom and a closet. The best part was probably the free mini-bar in the hotel room aaaargh! Love that. Every room has a balcony also, ours overlooked the beautiful gardens. Rooms are cleaned every day, and very well if I may say so. The housekeeping staff were so polite and friendly towards us.The pool area is the best. Swim up bar (what could be better?) and tons of sunbeds so there's never a shortage. The hotel is also located right on the beach, where there are also tons of sun beds free of use to the hotel visitors. The beach is super clean, has the nicest jerk-shack in the middle that's open for lunch (the grilled food was unreal!) and the hotel entertainers walk round on the beach, doing loads of activities all day. The paddle boats are free of use also from the hotel, so you can go out on the sea. Super relaxed atmosphere by the beach and pool!Now for my favourite part. The entertainers!!!! This holiday wouldn't of been so amazing had those guys not been there. Special thank you to Kyash, Shampoo and Supreme - 3 of the funniest, loveliest and friendliest guys in the world. Their personalities I will never forget. It was so clear how hard they worked to provide the visitors with excellent entertainment, the shows in the evening just blew me away!! Super amazing bunch of staff. I can't wait to see them again.All 4 restaurants had a huuuuge selection of food. Buffet style which suited me down to the tee. The food was another amazing thing about the hotel. SO YUMMY! Everything from traditional Jamaican food to American breakfasts. I adored it.Overall, I will FOR SURE stay at RIU Montego Bay next time I'm in Jamaica, I refuse to give my money to any other place purely because we received the best service and entertainment by far compared to any other holiday I've ever been on. Yah mon, I'll be back soon ;)

  • Andy D :
It was okay

Very dated and old resort. Great entertainment and good food. No top shelf liquor, beach is not very nice, lots of rocks and seaweed. Stay in building 2 if you can.. there are much better resorts that you can goto for the same costs

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature

  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner (buffet & made to order food stations)
  • 3 theme dinners per week
  • 24 hour snacks and drinks including international and domestic
  • In-room mini bar and liquor dispenser (replenished regularly)
  • Day & night tennis
  • Windsurfing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Kayaking
  • 1 introductory scuba lesson in the pool
  • Beach volleyball
  • Games room
  • Use of gym
  • Sauna
  • Table tennis
  • Entrance to disco including drinks
  • Daily activities for adults & children
  • Nightly entertainment
  • Buffet and a la carte restaurants including Italian, Asian and Grill steakhouse
  • Swimming pool with Jacuzzi
  • Tennis courts
  • Watersports centre
  • Gym
  • Sauna
  • Spa (fee)
  • Disco
  • Games room
  • WiFi in lobby
  • Conference Rooms (fee)
  • Laundry service (fee)

Oceanview or Oceanfront Rooms include:

  • Air-conditioning
  • 2 double beds or 1 king size bed
  • Ceiling fan
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Radio alarm clock
  • Mini bar with soft drinks
  • Beer and water
  • Liquor dispenser
  • Electronic in room safe (laptop size 15")
  • Bathroom with tub and shower
  • Hair dryer and amenities kits
  • Balcony or terrace.
  • Max. occupancy: 3 adults with 1 child or 2 adults with 2 children 

Family Rooms include:

  • Same as Hotel Room with 1 king bed and 1 double bed
  • Balcony or terrace with garden view
  • Max. occupancy: 4 adults or 3 adults with 2 children
  • Min. occupancy: 2 adults with 1 child or 3 adults

Suite Ocean Views include:

  • Same as Oceanview Room with 1 king bed, with separate sitting area
  • Walk-in closet
  • Bathroom with hydromassage tub, separate shower, double sink, bidet, hair dryer and amenities kit
  • Balcony or terrace with ocean view
  • Max. occupancy: 2 adults with 2 children or 3 adults with 1 child

Kids Deal - 2 Children 12 years & under stay & eat free. Limited availability. Hotel room only.

For the Kids - Children's swimming pool and kids mini club and playground (aged 4-12).

Honeymoon Bonus - Surprise welcome gift in your room, King-size bed, Late check-out, and Complimentary upgrade to next available room class. Request at time of booking. Proof of marriage required. Subject to availability and subject to change.

Early Booking Bonus - This hotel may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

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  • Riu Montego Bay
    Montego Bay,Jamaica

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Hotel Riu Montego Bay
Mahoe Bay, Ironshore, Montego Bay Jamaica

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. Escapes.ca cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules.

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