Palma de Mallorca, 2 June 2023

61 RIU hotels named in Tripadvisor awards

Tripadvisor, the world's largest travel platform, has announced the winners of the 2023 Travelers' Choice Awards. A total of 61 RIU hotels located in 16 different countries have been honoured with this award: Aruba (1), Cape Verde (4), Dominican Republic (1), Germany (1),Ireland (1), Jamaica (5), Maldives (2), Mexico (11), Morocco (5), Panama (2), Portugal (1), Senegal (1), Spain (21), Tanzania (1), United Arab Emirates (1) and United States (3). In addition, four of these hotels have received a Best of the Best award, which identifies the best hotels in the top 1% of establishments listed on the digital platform.

This award recognises establishments that constantly get excellent reviews and maintain their rating between 4 and 5 over a 12-month period. The digital platform uses a patented algorithm to assess the quality, quantity and relevance of reviews and opinions submitted by users over a 12-month period, as well as the popularity index of the destination. In this way, users can share their experiences and review their stay as a guide for future customers.

This award recognises the efforts made by the staff of RIU hotels on a daily basis to offer a great service, always focusing on customer satisfaction.

The following RIU hotels have received one of these awards:

Best of the Best:


Riu Gran Canaria


Riu Playa Blanca

Riu Plaza Panama


Riu Palace Zanzibar


Travellers’ Choice Award:


Riu Plaza Berlin


Riu Palace Antillas

Cape Verde:

Riu Palace Boavista

Riu Karamboa

Riu Touareg

Riu Palace Santa Maria

United Arab Emirates:

Riu Dubai


Riu Palace Oasis

Riu Palace Palmeras

Riu Palace Maspalomas

Riu Papayas

Riu Palace Meloneras

Riu Vistamar

Riu Palace Tenerife

Riu Arecas

Riu Buenavista

Riu Garoe

Riu Palace Jandia

Riu Palace Tres Islas

Riu Calypso

Riu Paraiso Lanzarote

Riu Monica

Riu Nautilus

Riu Costa del Sol

Riu La Mola

Riu Concordia

Riu Festival

Riu Plaza España

United States:

Riu Plaza New York Times Square

Riu Plaza Manhattan Times Square

Riu Plaza Fisherman’s Wharf


Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin


Riu Negril

Riu Palace Tropical Bay

Riu Reggae

Riu Palace Jamaica

Riu Ocho Rios


Riu Atoll

Riu Palace Maldives


Riu Tikida Palmeraie

Riu Palace Tikida Agadir

Riu Palace Tikida Taghazout

Riu Tikida Beach

Riu Tikida Garden


Riu Palace Mexico

Riu Yucatan

Riu Lupita

Riu Playacar

Riu Palace Las Americas

Riu Palace Peninsula

Riu Palace Costa Mujeres

Riu Palace Pacifico

Riu Palace Cabo San Lucas

Riu Palace Baja California

Riu Plaza Guadalajara


Riu Madeira

Dominican Republic:

Riu Palace Punta Cana


Riu Baobab

About RIU Hotels & Resorts

The international RIU hotel chain was started in Mallorca, Spain, in 1953 as a small holiday business run by the Riu family, the founders and current owners, now in its third generation. The company specialises in holiday accommodation and over 75% of its establishments offer RIU's renowned All-Inclusive service. With the opening of its first city hotel in 2010, RIU expanded its product line with its own range of urban hotels under the name Riu Plaza. RIU Hotels & Resorts has 96 hotels in 20 countries, with a total of 34,215 employees that welcomed 6 million customers in 2022. RIU is currently the 32nd largest chain in the world, and is second in Spain by turnover and fourth by number of rooms.