Now, I wouldn't waste your time reviewing a hotel if it had no merits, so bearing that in mind, I'll tell you about Los Flamingos. In the whole realm of the Acapulco scene, Los Flamingos hotel is positioned high atop the Northern cliffs. So if you like an out of the way hotel in a bustling vacation city, this is your hotel. The food, the view of the Pacific, the pool and the atmosphere of the place is worth the visit. And the Sunsets from our balconey or "on campus" in general, were incredible! Like many, "out the way" hotels in Mexico, the response to email reservations is sporadic, at best but we were ready to try a Classic unconfirmed reservation, hotel ! Again, I have a semi-working knowledge of Spanish, enough to handle most any situation. So getting things or services at this hotel was not a problem. They had an energetic bellboy there that made us feel like we had our own butler, caretaker, errand runner and best friend, rolled into one !
We got there on the weekend, so we had plenty of company staying at the hotel. Drinks and meals were great and reasonably priced. Despite, the out of the way location from central Acapulco, the Cliff divers, Diego Rivera's house, and other worthwhile sights are nearby.
To the negative, the average priced rooms we stayed in, need a little updating before we go back there again. We tried a regular and an A/C room, unfortunately, the A/C room lacked the balcony perk. Again, an upgrade probably would have solved the problem but they were quite full, as it was the weekend. I don't regret the stay one bit but I hope they update it soon. It is interesting to see all the photos of famous people who stayed there in the past and their Gift shop was a pleasant surprise. We purchased more there than in the rest of our trip combined ! They have a wide variety of local crafts and clothing at very Reasonable prices ! All told a very nice retreat.
A good "staying spot" in Mexico, SkippyFrizz :-)
An A/C room with a balcony is the only way to go. Good luck getting a confirmed reservation !
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