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El Tropicano Acapulco

Av. Costera Miguel Aleman No. 20, Acapulco 39850, Mexico
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Clean hotel but very run down. Very old, beat up furniture in rooms. Sheets fall off beds as soon as you lay down. Mattresses hard and pillows very small. The staff were very nice and most spoke some English. The wait staff at the Restaurant were all very good and professional We had a lot of trouble with air conditioning... More 

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Brantford, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

El Tropicano is a decent hotel. You have to remember where you are and at what cost. If you want a 5 star resort, then pay for it. This hotel meets your needs in every way at a cost that is respectable. Close to all amenities and enjoyed the Pizza Hut down the street :)

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Orange, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

I can only say this: I stayed at the Tropicano with groups of students from Woodberry Forest School in Virginia/USA numbering from 12 - 21 students for many years, a total of 18 times starting in 1989 ; we ALWAYS found the facilities completely adequate, breakfast buffet good and ample, and the staff(beginning with Cesar Galindo in reservations to Ruben... More 

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scarborough
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

Transfer to the hotel from airport about 30 minutes. An old hotel at the beginning of Costera. About 350 m from the beach. Costera is very busy 6 lanes street which is difficult to cross when you go to the beach. Rooms are small, no bath tubs - just shower. Hot water is not always, however a cold water is... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

We just returned from this dump of a hotel and never in my life have I ever experienced such a bad hotel if you can call it that. The food was God awful, daily the same, the room was horrendous! The mattress we do not even want to talk about, The shower was so small you could not soap yourself... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2011

We stayed for three nights at the el tropicano. Both beds in our double room were invested with bed bugs! There were thin sheets and no mattress coverings along with very old and stained pillows. The bed was rock hard and the bathrooms were old and in need of repair. Stay elsewhere! Avoid the head to toe bites I am... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2011

Just returned from staying at El Tropicana Hotel and it has gone down hill since we stayed there 2 years ago. The room was in poor condition with all the furniture broken or in need of repair.The closit doors were broke they just gave a small cheap bar of soap for 4 people to share no shower gel or shampoo,window... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2010

the hotel was not in the best shape. a little run down but at least it was clean. the cabana was really neat, you eat all meals there (always buffet), however i found the food to be mediocre. what was nice was that since it was just a hotel, not resort, you got to get out and actually see the... More 

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Hamilton, ont
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2010

We were treated nicely and our rooms were clean . The food was good and fresh. A basic budget property that people return to year after year. Some for over 35 yrs. We will go again Jan. 2011 but for 28 days. Met lots of nice people there. The stall were all friendly and most managed English.

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Southport, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2009

Stayed here in March for a couple of nights,nothing flash but did the job cheap and cheerfull

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