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Mar Sereno Hotel & Suites

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Carretera a Barra de Navidad Km. 15, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
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Ranked #114 of 120 hotels in Puerto Vallarta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

Although it is quite far from the main town, it was perfect for us. There was a public bus which came right to the hotel frequently, and all the locals from the neighbouring towns would be on there, which made us feel like we were in Mexico, not just another American town. The receptionist was extremely helpful, and our room... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012 via mobile

Beautiful ocean view, but that's about it. The place is not in the best conditions, pool is very cold, jacuzzi was not working, are not fully equipped, and many things don't work.

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2010

My father and brother stayed at the Mar Sereno for a couple of nights and I spent a lot of time visiting them. The hotel does not offer grand luxury but the room they stayed in was large, clean and comfortable and, in my opinion, it offers excellent value for money compared to similar options such as Casa Anita y... More

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D.C
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2009

We stayed here for 4 days 3 nights. The room we had was nice and clean we had a great view. Cost was reasonable, the receptionist was extremely nice and helpful. The location was a bit far (30 minutes) from the actual city (45 minutes from the airport). This hotel does not have walk access to the beach and does... More

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NYC
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2009

My boyfriend and I have traveled the world. When I go to Mexico I don't expect -or want- some sort of luxury American style hotel. This place looked perfect because of the pool/hottub and ocean views, etc. So, I tried to book through their website and that wasn't working, I then emailed Oscar, who said I could reserve by going... More

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Strathmore, AB
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2009

A family next door one night summed it up - since their last stay 6 years ago the Mar Sereno has really gone downhill. They left the next day. Pool was cold and not seen to be cleaned, kitchen sink leaked into mouldy, buggy cupboard, bathroom door wouldn't close, only food service breakfast & lunch and not always what you... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2008

Well, if you are looking for an upscale American type hotel, do not stay here and give it a bad review. If you are looking for Mexican hospitality, with all the great and quirky Mexican ingenuity, style and ambiance - this is it. The hotel is older and not everything is perfect, but this did not affect our stay in... More

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Timbuktu, Mali
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2008

We found Mar Sereno on TripAdvisor and were well aware of the type of hotel we were visiting. We have traveled a fair amount and have stayed at a number of mid-range hotels in both Latin America and Europe. The hotel staff and location deserve an "Excellent" rating. Miguel was especially helpful and informative. The location can't be beat since... More

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SAN FERNANDO VALLEY
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2007

We found the mar sereno three years ago and now make it a regular part of our mexico travel plans , we bring friends and they never are neg. about the conditions. The hotel is not the ritz its what it is a real mexico hotel that has a view and location to die for . If your a travel... More

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Rome, Italy
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155 reviews 155 reviews
96 hotel reviews
276 helpful votes 276 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2007

I was in Puerto Vallarta only 2 nights on October 2005, on our tour of north-west part of Mexico (from Mexico City to Nuevo Laredo). We din't booked our stay in advance, but we find this hotel on the way. The location of the hotel is wonderful, with a memorable ocean view. The hotel and the rooms are furnished with... More

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Also Known As:
Mar Sereno Hotel
Address: Carretera a Barra de Navidad Km. 15, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Jalisco > Puerto Vallarta
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
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Ranked #114 of 120 hotels in Puerto Vallarta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Mar Sereno Hotel & Suites 3*
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