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“Mazatlan Way Beyond Our Expectations” 5 of 5 stars
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Mazatlan, Mexico
Abbotsford, Canada
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
“Mazatlan Way Beyond Our Expectations”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2011

Mazatlan was so Fabulous and way beyond our Expectations.We have gone to Mexico for Years but always Cancun side, this last trip to Mazatlan changed our mind about the Pacifc side. I felt Safe the city was clean friendly fun with so much to do. Beautiful, very walkable Perfect Weather 25 to 28 the whole stay . Beaches that you can even ride a Bike on . Beautiful Markets and Squares . A wonderful city to Walk in or if you need a cheap ride jump in a Polmerero (a beefed up Golf Cart) :to go tip to tip in the city it costs 80 pecos . Wonderful music playing at Gus Gus nightly super Fun to dance to or wander into Plaza Machado for great food Entertainment and wonderful Art Hand made crafts and Jewlery.

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Arkansas
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Just enjoy.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2011

Mazatlan has been a place we always return to because of the people, the beach, the food, and wonderful resorts. we first visited in 1983. There have been alot of changes. we enjoy all of them. Going north has had the biggest growth and some of the hotels have taken the beauty of the beach away but progress is progress I guess. We have never encountered a uncomfortable situation. Visiting with the local families is always a joy.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Beware of Mazatlan”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2011

Beware and avoid Mazatlan, Mexico. We just finished a Feb, 2011 cruise on Princess Cruise Line and we were rerouted away from Mazatlan due to the violence in Mazatlan. Our Ship Captain said all Cruise Lines were avoiding it, since it put the ship's passengers at risk of being injured or killed. If you want more information contact the Cruise Lines for updates, since the local hotels and travel people will tell you anything to get you there. Beware!

Don Loeffler
Chesterfield, MO
e: donloeffler@Charter.net

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Paso Robles, CA
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Felt safe and welcomed in Mazatlan”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2011

My wife and I have been going to Mazatlan since 2004. We are timeshare holders at the Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay. This year we were a little concerned given all the press about drug cartel violence. We didn't hear nor saw any during our stay in March 2011.
We had a great time. Mazatlan is trying its best to make one feel at home and comfortable. It is less crowded due to the cruise ships dropping it for a port. I believe it will rebound soon. Go and enjoy!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“La jolla is the worst place to go ever”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2011

We stayed at La jolla for a week. The pool looks like a narrow river, the rooms are really small and smelly. Their is a kitchen but no table to eat, you need to go outside even when you feel like air condition.
The place is just by the sea, but the beach is durty and their are full of big rock in the swimming area.
And you don't want to eat there, ever....
Also, they will try to send you memberships for their place for thousands and thousands of dollars that you will loose forever.

Stay away from that place.

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