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Avila Ixtapa

Juan Alvarez 8, Zihuatanejo, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
Avila Ixtapa
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Friday Harbor, Washington
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60 reviews 60 reviews
49 hotel reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

First of all, this hotel is in Zihuatanejo, not Ixtapa. Huge difference. Ixtapa has most of the American-style resort hotels, Zihua doesn't. There is no swimming pool for you to 'reserve' deck chairs with a towel first thing in the morning. There is no elevator. The front desk person may or may not speak English. You open your room with... More 

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Vancouver
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10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2011

Great location, which is why we booked here. But 2 miserable sleeps later, we had to move. The room was filthy, especially the bathroom. The building design seems to allow every single noise to echo and filter into the rooms day and night. There is no temp control on the AC so by 3am you are freezing, but if you... More 

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Everett, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2011

We went to Zihuatanejo and found this hotel when we got there since our first choice fell through. One of our requirements in looking for a place was that the AC worked well, plus we needed several rooms since we were there with a lot of family, I believe we ended up renting about 6 rooms all together! We were... More 

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Eastern Washington State, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2011

I would recommend stayong at the hotel, with a few caveats (below). It is no frills, but safe and clean. The hotel staff is nice and courteous. The location is nice, right on the beachfront. My wife and I stayed there 6 days so far and 3 more, and might come again. About the beach, I knew ahead of time... More 

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