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Riu Ocho Rios
4 stars

Riu Ocho Rios

Hwy A1 Mammee Bay - St.Ann, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
+1 876 972 2200
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$297
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rate per night

8.2
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based on 63 reviews

Riu Ocho Rios
Fri 31/5
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Sat 1/6
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Double room
Standard Room
King room

About Riu Ocho Rios

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Breakfast for free
Situated in Mammee Bay in Jamaica, Hotel Riu Ocho Rios faces the beachfront and is conveniently located just few meters from the Beach. The nearest airport is Sangster International Airport, situated 90 kilometers from the accommodation. Facilities and services include free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, water park, outdoor swimming pool, spa, steam room, bar, restaurant, children’s activities, children’s pool, and playground. Rooms feature air conditioning, free Wi-Fi connection, satellite TV, safe, a minibar, and a drinks' dispenser. Address: P.O.Box 4442, Mammee Bay - St.Ann - Ocho Rios - Jamaica

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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.

Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Riu Ocho Rios

  • Private beach
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Child pool
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Parking
  • Spa
  • Laundry service

Outdoor

  • Balcony
  • Beach towels
  • Private beach
  • Garden

Services and conveniences

  • Express check-out
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • 24-hour front desk

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Things to do

  • Beauty salon
  • Gift shop
  • Bicycle hire

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Child pool

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Fan
  • Air-conditioned

Pool and spa

  • Sauna
  • Spa

Accessibility and suitability

  • Disabled access
  • Lift

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe

Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Tennis

Parking and transportation

  • Parking

Media and entertainment

  • Cable or satellite TV

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer

Dining

  • Restaurant

General

  • Storage available

Reviews of Riu Ocho Rios

All reviews are collected from real users with a verified booking made with KAYAK or one of our trusted external partners.

8.2
Very GoodBased on 63 verified guest reviews
10.0Friends
9.2Solo
8.3Couples
9.1Families

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L
3.7 Poor
Pros:The food was great
Cons:House keeping was terrible. My baby got a rash from dirty sheets.
J
8.0 Very Good
Pros:It's very beautiful.
Cons: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.
F
6.0 Okay
Pros:I like the staff they were very helpful and nice the place was clean I also in joy the food
M
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Access to drinks in room was very convienientt
C
4.2 Mediocre
Pros:Beautiful property; great entertainment, good food, even better liquor... that's it!
Cons: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
K
7.3 Good
Pros:The stay was great! 2nd trip...much nicer than the 1st time will definitely go back...food was ok , good mixture of culture. The ackee and salt fish was superb - tasted home cooked.
Cons:I was annoyed that the entertainer performed the Jamaica's National anthem with their hands behind their back - they should know better, they are Jamaican and should show the world the correct thing. As a Jamaican Teacher I was seriously annoyed.
A
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Great service, food was surprisingly delicious and plentiful is an understatement. Several of the reservation only restaurants that I went to were very good as well. Easy to get to, lots of excursions. Very helpful and friendly staff. I would stay again.
Cons:it's a tough one. I probably would've enjoyed more musical variety but i'm kind of grasping at straws to be honest.

Location

Hwy A1 Mammee Bay - St.Ann, Ocho Rios

What's nearby

  • Dunn's River Beach3.1 km
  • Dunn's River Falls3.6 km
  • Dolphin Cove3.9 km
  • Mystic Mountain Adventure Park4.7 km
  • Ocho Rios Fort5.7 km
  • Columbus Foot Beach6.5 km
  • Island Village6.5 km
  • Shaw Park Botanical Gardens6.6 km
  • Reggae Xplosion Museum6.6 km
  • Taj Mahal Mall6.7 km
  • Ocho Rios Bay Beach6.8 km
  • Coyaba River Garden7 km

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 11:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

When to book a room at Riu Ocho Rios

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FAQs when booking at Riu Ocho Rios

  • 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 Riu Ocho Rios located?

    Riu Ocho Rios is located at Hwy A1 Mammee Bay - St.Ann, 7.3 km from the centre of Ocho Rios. Dunn's River Beach is the closest landmark to Riu Ocho Rios.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Riu Ocho Rios?

    Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Riu Ocho Rios.

  • Does Riu Ocho Rios offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Riu Ocho Rios offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Riu Ocho Rios from the airport?

    Riu Ocho Rios is 21 km from Ocho Rios Boscobel. Riu Ocho Rios is 68.1 km from Kingston Norman Manley.

  • Does Riu Ocho Rios have a pool?

    Yes, Riu Ocho Rios has a pool on-site.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Riu Ocho Rios hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Riu Ocho Rios in Ocho Rios and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Riu Ocho Rios and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Riu Ocho Rios.

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Good to know

Value for money

8.7

Distance to city centre

7.3 km

Nearest airport

Ocho Rios Boscobel

Distance to airport

21.0 km