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Playa Los Arcos Hotel Beach Resort & Spa

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Olas Altas 380 | Col. Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta 48280, Mexico
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Ranked #58 of 119 hotels in Puerto Vallarta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2007
Woody517 Spokane, WA
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Spokane, WA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2007

My partner and I stayed at Playa Los Arcos for 5 nights. We love the location of the hotel, smack dab in the middle of Old Town. The hotel is an older property, it's not fancy. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The hotel is located right on the beach, you can't get any closer than that! It is... More

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tucson
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2007

We had a good experience at this hotel. The location is perfect if you want to be able to avoid taxis and walk to everything. Our room overlooked the pool and had a small balcony. The front desk staff at check-in were very nice and so-so at check-out. There was a slight musty smell but nothing that prevented us from... More

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Bronx, NY
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2007

I understand where people might be coming from in these other reviews, but I enjoyed my stay there. The room was comfortable and safe, the location was great and the staff, at least to me, was real nice. And staying there enabled me to have a few extra pesos for coronas! The smell people talk about was really just kind... More

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las vegas, nevada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2007

My husband and I stayed here for one week, and although, not the worst hotel I've ever stayed at, certainly not what we had been led to expect. We waited in the heat to checkin for over 20 minutes, and when we wanted to ask additional questions, and for a map of the city, etc. the man working registration was... More

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Hawaii
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2007

Very so so Hotel, and far to many kids in the pool area. Very out dated furnishings and worn, very moldy smelling room, kitchen had not much to work with, had to put coffee pot in kitchen sink to get to the 1 plug in the kitchen. Had a front ocean view room, very tiny seating area on balcony. The... More

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Dixon, California
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186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2007

We spent three nights at Playa Los Arcos in July and enjoyed our stay. We booked the one bedroom oceanview suite directly with the hotel. Our rate was $113 and the room was much better than we expected. We had read a lot of the negative reviews and were expecting a terrible room. But our room, (room 403), included a... More

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Colorado
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2007

My sister and I had a great time. The staff was pleasant and very helpful. They have a reserved beach area with lounge chairs and umbrellas...a big necessity, it gets hot! We had a standard room facing the street but upgraded to an ocean view for $15/night more and it was worth it. Happy hour is great with the staff... More

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Revelstoke B.C.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2007

The two of us that went to Puerto Vallarta booked a two week all inclusive trip on itravel2000.com. This hotel was a real treat for us. A bus was provided for us at the airport that took us right to the door of the hotel. Our room (111) was just what we were hoping for, it had a balcony with... More

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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2007

My girlfriend and I spent 4 nights on the Jalisco/ Nayarit coast in Mexico. Our first 3 nights we were in laid back Sayulita and San Pancho. For our last night we made the obligatory trip to Puerto Vallarta and had previously decided to stay at Playa Los Arcos because it was one of the cheaper hotels with an ocean... More

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Calgary, Alberta
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2007

This was our first 'real' trip and we soon discovered we love Puerto Vallarta. Everything was at our finger tips: excursions, shopping, night life, restaurants etc. especially where Playa Los Arcos is situated. The excursions were a major highlight of our trip, we did ‘Las Caletas by Day’, ‘Rhythm of the Night’ and ‘ATV/ Canopy Combo’ and they were worth... More

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Address: Olas Altas 380 | Col. Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta 48280, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Jalisco > Puerto Vallarta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Playa Los Arcos Hotel Beach Resort & Spa 3*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#24 Spa Hotel in Puerto Vallarta #33 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
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A charming colonial Boutique Style Hotel designed and tastefully decorated to reflect style, refined hospitality and the unique flavor of the Mexican "Haciendas" of the 19th century. The recent decor is uniform and upgraded to compliment its charm and displaying the handiwork from Mexico. If you want to capture the true essence of Mexico this is the perfect place to stay. ... more   less 
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