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|Distance to city centre||7.3 km|
|Nearest airport||Montego Bay Sangster Intl|
|Distance to airport||79.1 km|
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The food was great
House keeping was terrible. My baby got a rash from dirty sheets.
I would say it's a typical all inclusive resort
It's very beautiful.
The food. I think the food is a product of the fact that they have to make it in such mass quantities because everyone eats so much and expects to be able to eat at every second of the day. I feel like a complete jerk being at a resort where the large majority of patrons are white and the large majority of workers are black. On top of that, almost no one tips for anything. The group I was with tipped for drinks and food but you rarely see that. It really makes you feel like all of the guests at the resort are a bunch of entitled, self-important jerks who don't think about the staff at the resort at all.
I like the staff they were very helpful and nice the place was clean I also in joy the food
Access to drinks in room was very convienientt
If your room is in Block 3... RUN!!!
Beautiful property; great entertainment, good food, even better liquor... that's it!
If your room is in block 3, eg: room # 3xxx,... RUN!!! (unless you thoroughly enjoy the smell of sewage). Once you traverse past the main dining hall & approach the elevator for block 3, a noxious odour of sewage hits you! And it doesn't leave you... it permeates through the corridors and remains noticeably present even when you're isolated in your room. We arrived on Friday evening to a room which was cleaned before 3pm the same day, but which still wreaked of that god-forsaken sewage odour. It was so bad that we checked out on Saturday afternoon, instead of Sunday as scheduled (without being refunded). Your only hope for escape, aside from checking out, is to confine yourself to the many other beautiful areas of this property... the beach, pool, nightclub, dining areas. Just stay as far away from block 3 as possible and dare not venture into your magnificently appointed room! What about sleeping soundly in a comfortable bed to the sounds of breaking waves you may ask... overrated! (unless your vision included the porous smell of sewage constantly tickling at your nose & churning your stomach.) Did we complain you may ask? Yes we did, but was still left to suffer in sewage city (aka Block 3)! I guess I can understand it being difficult to relocate guests when your hotel is close to capacity & an entire block of rooms is under siege! Aside from that little nagging smell :( the property is beautiful & the entertainment is great, despite the service being less than stellar
Hotel Riu Ocho Rios is an all-inclusive resort that features plenty of dining options and activities for families and kids. Located in Jamaica, guests will love the themed restaurants, spa, and beachfront amenities.
This award-winning hotel features free wireless internet in every hotel room, as well as satellite TV, a minibar, and a beverage dispenser. Each room also has air conditioning, as well as an in-room safe, and a balcony or terrace that overlooks the scenic ocean below. Guests may also host their next wedding or large event at this hotel. Wedding packages feature premium amenities like a wedding cake, semi-private dining, romantic massages, and beauty packages.
Guests can indulge in all-inclusive cuisine through a number of restaurants at Hotel Riu including at the Krystal Restaurant and the Kawachi Restaurant. Guests may choose from Mexican, Italian, and American cuisine, as well as a variety of beer, wine, and handcrafted cocktails.
Plenty of golf courses are near this hotel. For a day of pampering, guests can visit the in-hotel Renova Spa for a day of massages, body wraps, hydrating facials, and body exfoliation. Additional treatment and relaxation rooms include a steam bath, sauna, whirlpool, a gym, and a beauty salon.
Plenty of sports and outdoor activities are held at Hotel Riu like sailing, kayaking, volleyball, and diving. Adventurists can also swim with dolphins or sharks.
Hotel Riu Ocho Rios is the perfect getaway into the heart of Jamaica. Whether it's for relaxing at the spa or swimming with sea creatures, this hotel offers no shortage of activities and amenities.
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- Friendly atmosphere
- Friendly service
- Recreation staff is nice
Policies vary by room type and provider.
FAQs when booking at Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos
Does Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos organize any tours or excursions?
Yes, there are plenty of ways to explore the local area thanks to numerous tours bookable through the hotel concierge desk. Popular options include trips to Dunn’s River Falls or the Green Grotto Caves, a Bob Marley-themed tour or a night-time visit to see the luminous plankton in Glistening Waters Lagoon. It is also possible to organize horseback rides or dedicated shopping excursions to pick up local Jamaican handicrafts.
What other sports can I take part in at Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos?
Snorkeling, windsurfing and table tennis are all available at the hotel, with other activities such as billiards on offer for an additional charge. For those who wish to stay active off the beach, a comprehensive program of daily group fitness classes is on offer at the hotel. Numerous off-site sports providers are also located nearby, but it is important to note that these are not affiliated with the hotel.
Which dedicated children’s amenities are on offer at Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos?
Children will be well looked after at Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos, with the RiuLand kids’ club offering a daily program of age-appropriate activities for kids aged 4 to 7 and 8 to 12. Teenagers aged 13 to 17 can also enjoy special sports and activities with Riu4U, although these are only offered on certain days of the week. Children can also have a splashing good time on the slides and play areas in Splash Water World.
What is the best way to get to Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos from the airport?
The journey from Montego Bay Sangster Intl Airport to Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos takes around 1h 30m and is best made by taxi or private hotel transfer. A taxi will cost around 16,000 JMD (120 USD), while pre-arranged transfer services may well be cheaper.
What is the best room at Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos?
For a real treat, you can opt for one of the Deluxe Jacuzzi Suites at the Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos – these 207 sq ft rooms come with a hydromassage bathtub in the room, plus a jacuzzi on your private terrace. Deluxe suites also come with additional services such as independent check-in.
Does Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos host any regular events?
You certainly won’t be bored while staying at the Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos thanks to the wide-ranging entertainment program on offer. Live music and stage shows are held every evening, and major sports games are screened in the Sports Bar. There are also several themed parties held on the beach on selected dates, including an all-white party (where attendees must dress in white) and a glow party.
Is it possible to arrange early check-in at Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos?
While early check-in is not an official policy, early arrivals may be able to access them room ahead of the designated check-in time if it is available. If not, guests can start using the resort facilities and their luggage will be stored at the front desk until the room becomes available. (Prices checked 05/06/19).
Where is Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos located?
Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos is located at Mamie Bay, 7.3 km from the centre of Ocho Rios. Dunn's River Falls is the closest landmark to Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos.
When is check-in time and check-out time at Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos?
Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 12:00 at Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos.
Does Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos offer free Wi-Fi?
Yes, Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos offers free Wi-Fi.
Does Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos offer free parking?
Yes, Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos offers free parking.
Does Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos offer free airport shuttle service?
No, Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos does not offer free airport shuttle service.
How far is Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos from the airport?
Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos is 21 km from Ocho Rios Boscobel. Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos is 68.5 km from Kingston Norman Manley.
Can you bring pets to Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos?
No, pets are not allowed at Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos.
Does Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos have a pool?
Yes, Hotel Riu Ocho Ríos has a pool on-site.
Most popular landmarks
- Dunn's River Falls 3.6 km
- Dolphin Cove 3.9 km
- Mystic Mountain 5.5 km
- Ocho Rios Fort 5.7 km
- Columbus Foot Beach 6.5 km
- Island Village 6.5 km
|Ocho Rios Boscobel||21 km|
|Kingston Norman Manley||68.5 km|