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626 Paseo De La Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Portland, OR
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

I had visitors renting Unit 1101B just these last two weeks. The owner in Guadalajara was behind on his maintenance fees, so the resort retaliated by invalidating the bracelets of the renters that allowed them to use the facilities, such as the pool and beach area. So their second week was spent restricted from the very activities they spent all... More

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Stony Plain, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Just returned home to Canada on January 4, 2014. This review only pertains to C 606, which is owned and operated by Matt Ouelette.. Bay View Grand itself is a very nice complex. The common facilities, such as the pool and grounds, (hate the "fenced off beach", though) are beautiful. Security is tight, staff are kind, and I am sure... More

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Comox, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Just returned from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and am already planning my return trip. I have stayed with Matt Ouellette in the past and would happily return to this fabulous apartment. The location is terrific, the view is fantastic and the overall facilities exceptional. Unit 607C is fully self contained with everything you need. I have rented homes in PV before... More

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

This is a lovely one-bedroom one bathroom 814 square foot oceanfront condo located in the Marina Vallarta area of Puerto Vallarta. We've done remodeling to the kitchen/bathroom/bedroom areas. Brand new washer and dryer (from some reason the dryer didn't go on right away with the last renters but it's brand new and we did address the problem immediately.

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Sudbury, Canada
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21 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We've stayed in E building, C building and B. Our favourite so far is B-301. Excellent fitness facilities (gym, tennis and beach volleyball, beautiful pools and great location right on the beach and a few minutes walk from the Marina. Full kitchens and nearby supermarkets mean you can dine in or dine out. We feel very safe here and have... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

We call Bay View Grand our winter home for 3 months ((Jan-Apr) each year for the past seven years. We have rented both one bedroom and two bedroom units, and have been in the same 2 bedroom unit in E Building for the past four years. We feel safe and secure at BVG. The security throughout the complex is excellent.... More

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Comox, British Columbia, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

November 2012 we rented C607 from Matt Ouellette. I would not rent from him again. The condo was lacking in many things - lights burned out, lack of cutlery, glasses, refrigerator was not defrosted - made far too much noise until we turned it off, unplug it and defrosted it. Curtain in bedroom was tattered. Not thoroughly clean. Furniture is... More

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ansonia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

My cousin rents different units every year for the past 7 years, every January, February and March. They invited my husband and I this March and we were very excited to see their so called winter home. Every unit is decorated with different themes and decors. There were minor problems due to the owners not keeping up with the maintenance... More

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Frenchtown, NJ
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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

We've been staying at Bay View Grand for 11 years now, staying in different condos just about every time. Our favorite location is in the B or C building, upper floors (8 or above) which provides a wonderful view of downtown PV at night and a bay and mountain view at night. Since there are fireworks over the bay nearly... More

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Moorhead, Minnesota
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

This is our third stay at the BVG. First stay was in 2003 in one bedroom which I think was in C building. We rented directly from the owner and had no problems. In 2011 we stayed in B building in a 3 bedroom on the 3rd floor. It was a nice unit as well. If you like sun on... More

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Additional Information about Bay View Grand

Also Known As:
Bay View Grand Hotel
Bay View Grand Hotel Puerto Vallarta
Address: 626 Paseo De La Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Jalisco > Puerto Vallarta
Amenities:
Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #28 of 66 Specialty lodging in Puerto Vallarta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
One of Vallarta’s best location as you can walk to a tremendous amount of shopping, restaurants, and night clubs. High quality commercial outdoor furnishings including beach chaise lounges, chairs, pool chaise lounge chairs and tanning beds. The snack bar serves breakfast, lunch, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages all at a very reasonable price. Service is available by the pool and/or beach. Fully equipped Gym. Tennis court, gated complex with 24 hour security. Available free parking. One convenient store, a snack bar within complex serving breakfast and lunch, as well as snacks, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages. ... more   less 
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