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Samba Vallarta All Inclusive

3.5 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Av. costera y la playa s/n., Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico (Formerly Samba Vallarta by Pueblo Bonito)
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Ranked #15 of 24 hotels in Nuevo Vallarta
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been meaning to write this review so sorry for the delay. We booked this resort because of the good reviews that it got and we were not disappointed. I must admit my first reaction was not great in that it did not have the standard grand lobby that we have come to expect at a Mexican all inclusive... More

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Dear guest: In Samba Vallarta Hotel we appreciate you took your time to share your wishes and recomendations about things we can improve, things we are doing well and things we can do better. In that way, every time you come we can be sure you will receive the best service and attention, such as you deserve it. We deply... More

Kansas City, Kansas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just came back of June 2014. No internet just in the lobby area, the food is very bad but the reservation restaurant is good to reserve in the restaurant we have to wake up early between 7am-9am. Oh my god about the gym the treadmill is very old some times it work and most of the time it does... More

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Leon, Mexico
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Samba Vallarta was in last April 2014, overall the service is not good, check in was very slow and incompetent people in reception, which itself is the food is good but the best is the people of activities (especially Godinez and Zugey Manuel Rosales) and the guys from Bar (with special mention to Martin and Erneso, but all are great)

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I am currently staying in the resort as I write this review. Nothing stands out in this resort. Everything is basic. The worst part was no internet other than the lobby area. Internet was the first thing I checked out while booking for this hotel and while they advertise free internet throughout the hotel. It does not work in 90%... More

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Durango, Colorado
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I recently stayed here with my mom and sister. We had a great time! All staff members were incredibly friendly, patient and helpful. It was a bit more low-key than the surrounding resorts, but we liked that! We were 1 of only a couple Americans there and that was nice. The pool was a little cloudy and it was really... More

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Maple Ridge, Canada
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This was the first time my husband and I had have been to Mexico and I am very impressed with The Samba Vallarta!! :) Check in was fast and easy, food is great and the staff are all amazing so friendly and helpful! Ricardo , Salvador , Fermin and Rosaria are always smiling , very attentive , such nice people!... More

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doncaster
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

we stayed here in 2000 what a wonderful place, food staff, rooms, shows, hotel pool, nothing was too much trouble for all staff, very clean. had a great birthday there were four of us, would go again without question, recommend five stars and more. h harrington mrs.

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Vancouver, WA
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3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

My wife and I spent the last week of May at the Samba Vallarta All Inclusive and really enjoyed ourselves. I was a little uncertain after reading the reviews but after staying there for 6 nights and having a wonderful time I can recommend to my clients that this resort is definitely worth taking a close look at if your... More

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San lorenzo ca
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

I'm staying here as I type! And so far a few waiters were the only nice thing about this place! First not one polite greet or drink apon arrival! The customer service check in was like talking to 2 douche bags that think they're better then you so shut up and deal with it type of attitude! They tried to... More

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Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

If you want a true Mexican resort experience this is the place, If you did not have a good time or did not have enough food or drink that was your own doing! Special thanks to all the staff especially Bruno(our translator at the lobby bar), Martin, Fermin, Martin at the Italian restaurant,Salvadore, Ricardo, Ismael, Carlos, Angel, the activity people... More

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Address: Av. costera y la playa s/n., Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico (Formerly Samba Vallarta by Pueblo Bonito)
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Location: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Nayarit > Riviera Nayarit > Nuevo Vallarta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Samba Vallarta All Inclusive 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Samba Vallarta All Inclusive Hotel Nuevo Vallarta
Samba Vallarta Pueblo Bonito
Hotel Samba Vallarta
Samba Vallarta Hotel

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style
#13 Top resorts Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta #13 On the Beach Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta #14 Romantic Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
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