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Tropicana Hotel

Amapas 214 | Col. Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
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Ranked #64 of 121 Hotels in Puerto Vallarta
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 17th stay at the Tropicana. Obviously we like the place. Their new bar and seating area is really nice. The hotel was full our entire two weeks. Unfortunately the management has decided to accommodate college students from Mexico on spring break. While they were there only two nights it was hell. The rooms were turned into yelling,... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked online at their website and were told my card would be charged on check-in. But my card was charged the day before for one day and then a mass of online charges went through overnight, first from Mexico and then all over the world. The staff assured me that it could have happened anywhere; but the evidence all... More 

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MINNEAPOLIS
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My fourth trip to Tropicana. For the price it's worth it. Location is great. I had an issue at first but Carlos at front desk was able to help. Palapa Bar restaurant has improved quite a bit. One meal out of five was awful (Club Sandwich) made with 4 slices of bread including the heel inside.Other four were fine.So many... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This property is not 5 star, but for the money you are right on the beach in the Zona Romanico. beautiful views (lovely sunsets), large rooms and a pretty good stay if you don't need a 5 star experience. The Tropicana is comfortable and makes you realize you are in Puerto Vallarta, a little rough around the edges. Convenient to... More 

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Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would stay there again although there we're some disappointments. They were busy and did not seem too interested in helping out a couple of Gringos at the front desk the first night. There was no remote for the old 17" in the room although they showed us a nice smoking room later in the week with about a 32"... More 

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Hillsboro, OR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the old town atmosphere, and always choose a condo or hotel in the Zona Romantica. This hotel has a beautiful beach front location with two pools and excellent service. We had a very large room with a complete kitchen. The facilities were very clean and the staff attentive. I am not sure what security problems they have had in... More 

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Midland, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

5th time returning to the Tropicana. Husband and I love the location. Beds are comparable to sleeping on the floor. Booked a standard room requested a king bed, checked in to find out they had given us double beds. No big deal but the staff at the front desk kept brushing us off telling us they were full and could... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Tropicana is an older 60's style hotel, with beautiful grounds, really nice pools, and great beach accommodations. Overall the hotel is spotlessly clean. The staff can be somewhat pokey, but hopefully you are on vacation, and can handle it. The buffet style breakfast is a good value for $100 peso's. The lunch menu near the pool is very limited,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good place for being close to old town...wait staff are ok but not overly friendly esp at desk.... the internet in lobby is slow and not good at all had to go to coffee shop in town to get decent internet...pool area is ok but crowded with chairs pressed close together on walking areas..have to get up early in morning... More 

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new york city
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12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this hotel is located just a 5 minute walk from the southern end of the Malecon. For the price this place was great. Friendly staff, 2 pools, on the beach, quiet etc. It's an older hotel built in 1970 so it doesn't have some of the modern amenities, only wi-fi in the lobby and somewhat spotty and no potable water... More 

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