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Hotel Rio Malecon Puerto Vallarta

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Morelos No. 170 | Col. Centro, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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69 reviews 69 reviews
19 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We stayed here last year and really enjoyed it so we decided to stay here again. However, this time around, we found that the service and quality have gone down. Our room had a smell to it like a sewer smell. We asked to change rooms but they were full so we were stuck with our room. Also, the AC... More 

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Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

After spending the week in an all inclusive outside of downtown, I was leary what this might be. I was pleasantly surprised by the size of room and comfort of the king bed. We had a kitchenette and although it looks very basic , it did the trick for us. The view from the balcony was great, it was really... More 

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San Jose
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I guess I can not complain much for this hotel with price I paid. WiFi wasn't working well inside the room but only Restaurant Wifi. I had a US MIFI (Verizon) device but the signal was too weak to catch inside the building since I had to work during my stay. It was challenging for me. The pool was so... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This is a well-kept, clean hotel with decent beds and pillows, friendly and helpful staff, in an excellent location in Central PV. It's quiet in the central courtyard but the street is noisy so you have to keep the window off your balcony closed to keep the traffic noise out which reduces airflow (Rooms without kitchens have a sliding door... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Perfect spot located next to great food, shopping, the beach, Malecon, etc. You can't really get a better 'in town' spot than here. Each time I've stayed in PV it was a bus ride away from town. Well, this time right in town meant we were in all the action. This hotel is no frills (it is a solid 3... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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51 reviews 51 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We like staying in downtown P.V. and the Hotel Rio is in a perfect location! A short block to the Malecon, a multitude of good restaurants in the vicinity. We asked for a balcony room on the side street and they happily accommodated us. The room was spotless and the bed comfortable. The AC was great. The room was equipped... More 

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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My quick breakdown Wifi didn't work inside room, had to go out onto balcony. No lift, all stairs Clean room Shower was a shower, not a bath/shower combo A/C was reasonably quit Limited channels on TV in english TV is a small CRT unit Great location Toilet bowl is on the 'small' side

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fairbanks
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15 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We got to Puerto Vallarta very early in the Morning coming off a 7 hour bus ride, we got there at 6;00 we did not think we could check in till 10;00 and that would have been ok but very tirering on us, the Man at the counter I don't remember his name but I will post a picture soon,... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We spent a week in early December and again the hotel was very good. Our room was clean, very clean and the bed was perfect. This time we were on the upper floor facing the mainstreet Morelos. The next time we visit I would request a room on the side street, the noise level is lower there. Funny thing happened.... More 

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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights prior to Christmas, 2014. The price was great! The hotel is older but the room was nice. (Note: this is not a luxury hotel but is comfortable) The rooms are set up in a square that overlooks a courtyard with a pool and a restaurant. I should mention, there are no elevators. The internet... More 

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