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Samba Vallarta All Inclusive

3.5 of 5 Av. costera y la playa s/n., Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico (Formerly Samba Vallarta by Pueblo Bonito)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver B.C.
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is great if you are looking for a family experience along with Mexican families who come on buses for a few days at a time. The staff is extremely attentive - the best service that we have had anywhere in Mexico. The food is typical Mexican, but we enjoyed eating in their a la carte restaurant every night.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Julio and Salvador made our trip so special. They felt like family! Julio always made our little nine year old smile every morning and Salvador was always checking on us by the pool with special drinks made. We won't forget them! Thanks cricket and Salvador!

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san francisco, ca
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never have stayed in an all-inclusive before, and wouldn't have except this was a family/kid-focused trip. Samba Vallarta was a good value with a fantastic beach -- nicer than many higher-end resorts I've visited. Terrific staff (except front desk who were just okay), edible food. Rooms are very basic. Particularly liked the fact that Americans are a small minority here,... More 

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Regina, SK
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We visited the Samba November 14-21st, 2014. This a small low key resort with great service. Upon arrival we were greeted very warmly by the bell hop. Check in was quick. The pool area is very nice and the beach is great! Lots of palapas and chairs and other shaded areas. The room clean and adequate for our family of... More 

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Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
23 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Decided to take a quick week vacation with my 80 year old mother. Trip was good, taking my mother not so good. On to the details, check in was smooth and everyone was helpful. Handicapp accessable in MOST places. Rooms were clean and nice. No complaints. We were on the first floor which was good for my mother but we... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
1 review
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This was our 8th trip to Samba and there will be many more to follow. It is our home away from home and the staff are like a second family. They have always made us feel welcome and ensure we have a great vacation. To all the staff - we thank you for the wonderful memories ! It is always... More 

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Langley City, Canada
2 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We booked our holiday through Westjet vacations and were greeted at the airport by their representative who escorted us to our transportation and within 30 minutes we were at the hotel where we were welcomed and promptly checked in. This is our 5th time staying at the Samba Vallarta and every time we visit, each trip is better than the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We have just returned home from a wonderful week at the Samba Vallarta. We cannot say enough about what a great hotel this is for a quiet getaway. The staff is amazing, the food was exactly what we hoped for - a good variety with lots of Mexican dishes! If we wanted something we did not see on the buffet,... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The hotel was sold to us as a 4 star. It's a 3 star at best. The rooms are somewhat clean but visible mold in the bathroom and very worn. There was plaster heaving on one wall and we were put in a room with an adjoining door. It was a girls get-away leaving our husbands at home and after... More 

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SAMBA V, Director General at Samba Vallarta All Inclusive, responded to this review

Dear and honored, guest Thank you for staying with us, we appreciate the time you spent writting this comment for us, such thing is very useful, because reading this we can be sure about the things we can improve. We would like apologize about the issues you had with our front desk when you left the resort, we are going... More 

Victoria, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We just arrived home from our stay at the Samba. This is a wonderful hotel, staff is second to none we feel. We have stayed here before and will be staying again. The new Manager, Oscar, has made some improvements since taking over last year. All rooms have little bar fridges now, the buffet food area is now enclosed with... 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*
Number of rooms: 183
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Also Known As:
Samba Vallarta All Inclusive Hotel Nuevo Vallarta
Samba Vallarta Pueblo Bonito
Hotel Samba Vallarta
Samba Vallarta Hotel
Hotel Style:
#12 Family Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#13 Top resorts Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta

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