Hotel overview

Surrounded by lush gardens, state-of-the-art facilities, a stunning white-sand beach and crystalline waters, Riu Negril provides family-friendly getaways and relaxing spa retreats ideal for couples, groups and families alike. Where fun has no limits, guests to the resort enjoy 24-hour dining options serving delicious cuisines ranging from traditional favorites to Brazilian and gourmet fare; dynamic bars including a swim-up pool bar and a beach bar; unique daily activities like windsurfing, ping pong and scuba diving lessons in the pool; nightly entertainment; a relaxing menu of treatments in the appealing, Renova™ Spa and superior kid-friendly amenities including a children's pool, mini-club and an exciting activities program. Whether you are tying the knot in a beautiful, oceanfront setting or strolling along the white-sand beach fronting the resort, Riu Negril is a tropical oasis for fun in the sun.

Location

Negril - Beach
Montego Bay, Jamaica - Sangster (MBJ) : 43 miles

Property information

Year Built: 2019
Total rooms: 420

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Hotel advisories

Advisory JAMAICA'S TOBACCO CONTROL REGULATIONS SMOKING PROHIBITED IN THE FOLLOWING PLACES: •All enclosed places (Restaurants, bars, lobby areas and rooms) •Public transportation •Work places • Government owned and occupied buildings •Health facilities including pharmacies •Sports, athletics and recreational facilities for use by the public •Educational institutions •Areas specifically for use by children • And places of collective use such as bus stops. Persons may be fined or imprisoned.
Advisory Guest staying at Riu Palace Tropical Bay are able to use Riu Negril facilities. Guest staying at Riu Negril are not able to use Riu Palace Tropical Bay facilities.
Advisory All Student/Spring Breaker Group reservations are strictly on Request and will be reviewed on a case by case basis by the corresponding Destination Sales Department. RIU Hotels & Resorts reserves the right of admission and may reject any request at its sole discretion.
Advisory If a Student /Spring Breaker Group is accepted: The number of rooms will be deducted from the contracted allotments Minimum Age requirement: 21 years of age or older. The Hotel may request proof of age in the form of passport or official ID Each room must submit a signed liability agreement upon check-in.
Advisory At all other RIU properties Student Groups/Spring Breakers (either groups or individuals, regardless of age) are not allowed at any time during the year. Guests disturbing or generating complaints from other guests or hotel may be removed from the property, at their own expense. Parties in rooms are not permitted

General policies & fine print

Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Minimum Check-In Age: 18
General Policies:

Check-in Policy - Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds.

Convention Policy - Individuals attending a convention cannot book this property for their stay. If found attending a convention, guests may be subject to higher room rates upon arrival.

Hotel Spring Break Policies - Minimum Age Condition: At least one person 21 years or older is required in every room during February thru May. The Hotel reserves the right of admission and may request guests show passport or official ID to prove age. During the remainder of the year, at least one person 18 or older is required in every room. Guests can and will be removed from the property at their own expense in case of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff.

Transfer Policy - A price may display when children stay free, if your vacation includes transfer to your hotel.

General Information - Room taxes and service fees are included in vacation price.
Minimum night stay restrictions may apply.
Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.

Pet Policy Pets Not Allowed

Ratings & reviews

TripAdvisor traveler rating

4.0 6927 reviews
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Heroes weekend at RIU Negril

    What was planned as romantic getaway almost resulted in disaster. First off on arrival at the hotel we had no parking and were being directed to park across the street from the hotel. No parking on site! How can you build a 400 room hotel with a parking lot that can't even hold 30 cars. After some back and forth with the staff a manager intervened and we were allowed to Park along the driveway of the property. After this parking fiasco we decided against staying for 3 nights as planned. Now we are trying to book in staff was not very accommodating maybe because we made a big deal about the parking and wish to reduce our length of stay. At the reception station we were also put off by the cobwebs hanging from light fixtures right over the heads of the guest attendants. After another back and forth over the amount to be paid and the unsightly cobweb we were offered an upgrade from a room worth partial ocean view to one with full ocean view. This was more of room facing the ocean. Being on the 3rd floor meant that we could see the top of trees facing the ocean. At dinner the food looked good but was a bit lacking in flavour. The wait staff at dinner were exceptional at their duties maybe because it was predominantly females. Ta least things started to look up. We walked back to our room not much to see after dark as the property was very well lighted. The bed was extremely hard for my wife who opted to spend the night sitting up pm the sofa. The soldier in came to the fore as I'm able to sleep almost anywhere anytime. I made a request via the RIU APP for the bed situation to be addressed and this was do done by the housekeeper who added foam pads to the beds. This was very much appreciated. The breakfast was okay, however I found the Spanish Chefs to be rude and not very accommodating to guest(from observation). The wait staff at breakfast were totally off their game a vast difference from the wait staff at dinner the night before. The entertainment team did their best to engage guest in various games throughout the day. As an observer this was an okay experience and the participants seemed to be enjoying themselves. The overall experience was less than expected for an all inclusive hotel, or maybe I expected too much. The COVID-19 protocols were pretty good and the staff made good effort in keeping the place clean. Stairs were converted to one ways with arrows indicating direction of traffic flow. Some guest however did not observe or follow these guidelines. Will I be going back anytime soon? Definitely not.

    Nov 01, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Excellent!!

    Myself and my partner stayed at the RIU Negril from 4th - 19th March, 1st time in Jamaica, absolutely loved it. The hotel could be as lively or as quiet as you wanted depending on what bar or restaurant you went to. We stayed in 1034 and it was very spacious, clean and comfortable. Our room was kept very clean by Sharlotte, this lady was lovely, nothing was too mush trouble for her. I had 3 SPA treatments whilst we were here, it was amazing. Unfortunately the hotel was getting ready to close the day after we were leaving due to COVID, so we found our 2nd week we more or less had the place to ourselves. I felt for the staff, as having just been told the hotel was closing, they were still upbeat and smiling. We will definitely be back to Jamaica in March next year, we thought about going to RIU Ocho Rios this time, but changed our minds and going to come back to RIU Negril, simply because it WAS paradise with the most friendly of staff. Looking forward to seeing you all again in March

    Aug 17, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Worth the money

    The beach is good very shallow and very pretty. The sea was calm. The food was good considering some places have live queue. The rooms were decent. Overall experience for what we paid totally worth. The alcohol was there. So generally I would say. The amount it cost is a good representation of its experience.

    Jul 14, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Chilling out place

    It would have been the fourth time we have been to this hotel on the 30/05/2020 we first whent 2018 now I am retired we were hoping to get more trips in but you now what came along its a great place to chill out the staff work very hard to make you feel at home

    May 26, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    david

    came here after our cruise was cancelled last minute but have to say things could not have worked out better we have a fantastic 2 weeks at the hotel staff were great right from when we arrived to when we left the best recommendation I can give is we are looking forward to going back

    May 25, 2020