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Estancia San Carlos

Constitucion 210, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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vancouver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This hotel is right in the center of Old Town Vallarta, close to everything including bars and restaurants. The staff is friendly, the place is clean. Our 2 bedroom room had a small kitchen and 2 balconies, one facing the pool. Free coffee all day!

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We stayed at the Estancia San Carlos for 5 nights at the end of our visit to Puerto Vallarta, having moved there because it has a pool in a lovely courtyard. We always stay in the old town in places that have cooking facilities. Our room, #13, was a two bedroom one bathroom suite on the top floor (of 3)... More 

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Great place to stay - 3 blocks from beach. Comfortable room, GREAT staff. Offers weekly or monthly rates. We've stayed there 3 years in a row and have been pleased with the location (Old Town) and the staff goes out of its way to make sure your stay in the hotel and in PV is the best it could be.

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Estancia San Carlos is the perfect choice for those on a budget who don't mind a more Mexican ambience. One and a half blocks (no hills!) to Los Muertos Beach...right in the middle of "Old Town" Vallarta. One and two bedroom units with partial kitchens...amazing staff...and a pool! We are booked again for 2014.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

you'll love this place! everything really was just fine but this is the LOUDEST hotel in allll of Vallarta I swear! the renos on the pool etc were great and the cost was great for two bedrooms three beds tv air location etc but who could sleep???? no one. sorry estancia wont b back til you get them windows replaced!

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Parksville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2011

We stayed at Estancia San Carlos from Jan 1st until March 26, 2011, and really ejoyed it. The rooms were kept very clean, daily maid service. The staff was excellent, from the Manager Francisco, front desk Yesina and Leino, Oswaldo who could fix anything and give you a helping hand when you needed it. The ladies (Marta, Elena and Marie... More 

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Minneapolis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2011

I lived in a two bedroom apartmnet at the San Carlos for the month of February, 2011 and enjoyed my stay. I loved the location. It is near the river, ocean, markets, restaurants, clubs, etc that I visited just about daily. Yesenia and her staff were very courteous and helpful. I had a couple of minor plumbing problems that they... More 

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La Paz, Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2010

I stayed at this hotel for four days in October. All of my new clothes were stolen. At first everyone denied it, then the staff blamed each other and then there was talk of repaying me, which of course would be impossible. I was never able to talk to the owner. This was a very costly and disappointing stay,and it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2010

This hotel changed ownership in July of 2009 so many of the previous comments no longer apply...Exceptionally clean, maid service everyday if you request it. All suites, Half one, half two bedroom units. Beds hard but comfortable. Cooking equipment and table service sparse!!!! But they are improving..some units now have microwaves, some have toasters ( we didn't) some get a... More 

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Houston
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2009

I made a reservation in advance, over the phone, at this hotel starting on a Saturday, for three nights. I was told the rate was x amount per night. When we arrived at the hotel, the manager asked us if we had a reservation and at what rate. We told them, and without even asking our name or checking, he... More 

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