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Hotel Fontan Ixtapa

3.0 of 5 Blvd Ixtapa S/N | Zona Hotelera, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Lethbridge, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Arrived on Sunday the 18th of January at 1:30pm, only 2 of us dropped off at this resort. (Air Canada Vac.) Front lobby was open and Airy. Check in went fairly smooth, we were the only ones there. We arrived early (Check in 3pm) so the room they had for us at that time had 2 Super single beds, we... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were reluctant to book here after reading some of the negative reviews. However after just vacationing a month before in Peru followed by the holidays we were looking at going somewhere hot on a low budget. We stayed at the Fontan from Jan. 3-10 and would return in a heartbeat! From the moment we arrived at the hotel to... More 

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new england
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here with my family after our flight home was cancelled. My expectations were not very high since the airline was putting us up and we had come from our annual trip to a high end resort, also in Ixtapa. The lobby was crowded and loud. Filled with families coming and going from pools people were all over the... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I’m actually happy to read positive reviews of this property … at one point last Friday (2 Jan 2015) I was starting to feel I was trapped in an alternate and very absurd reality. This was a Gong Show experience that started out bad, didn’t get better and ended bad. I wasn’t impressed, did not enjoy my experience and will... More 

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Regina Beach, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed at the Fontan 3 or 4 times and have never had a complaint, except it can be a little noisy, mostly on the weekends, where it does get busy with Mexican families. It is Mexico, people. The rooms have always been clean, the staff very friendly and well trained, and I have nothing bad to say about... More 

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Woodbridge, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is decrepit. The smell of sewage perfumes the hallways. Everything everywhere is in a state of disrepair. The fitness room is smaller than the average room. It had a treadmill that was broken, two stationary bikes that were also broken and two bench press benches that could only fit midgets and both were wobbly enough to risk a... More 

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Sylvan Lake, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just back from Xmas and New Years at Fontan. Booked with Sunwing. Well, that was a mistake! After booking, Sunwing changed our flight, from direct, to a stopover in Regina. We were further delayed going down due to their incompetence, and even further delayed coming back to Alberta. Avoid Sunwing from Alberta to Ixtapa, or you will be 9+ hours... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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67 reviews 67 reviews
5 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to be surrounded by Canadians or other white people, don't stay here. It is a favorite for Mexican holidayers as well, so much of this resort is geared towards Mexican people. The food is great and plentiful, the bar staff friendly, pools clean and loads of activity. Just expect to be in the minority if you stay... More 

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Medicine Hat
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have stayed at the Fontan 5 times over 10 years. some improvements, very comfortable, very clean. food is great, something for everyone. many Mexican nationals stay here & quite full over xmas. but staff is fun and will bend over backwards for you. (as in my experience, all Mexicans do) had a wonderful experience again on this visit & have... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is made better by the location, ok to decent food, and beautiful beach. This is a resort filled with local people, expect it. English is a second language. You get better value here than in many places. Well worth it. You can not swim in the bay, because of rip tides. But so very beautiful.

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Address: Blvd Ixtapa S/N | Zona Hotelera, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Guerrero > Zihuatanejo > Ixtapa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Fontan Ixtapa 3*
Number of rooms: 472
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Also Known As:
Resort Fontan Ixtapa
Fontan Ixtapa Beach Resort
Hotel Style:
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Ixtapa
#12 Top resorts Hotel in Ixtapa

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