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“Sun tanning beds on the beach” 5 of 5 stars
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Plaza Pelicanos Grand Beach Resort
3.5 of 5 Resort   |   Jose Clemente Orozco #131 | Zona Hotelera Las Glorias, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico   |  
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Ranked #44 of 123 Hotels in Puerto Vallarta
Burnaby, Canada
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“Sun tanning beds on the beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent 2 weeks at this resort last December and this January. Very clean rooms, The staff were always kind & friendly. We had no complaints about the food. The New Years Eve celebration was absolutely fabulous. The work that is involved to pull that off was unbelievable to see. They have 6 double beds set up on the outer patio facing the ocean. I spent many a day there sun tanning. I would totally recommend this facility and I would definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed December 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We always have stdyed in the time share older buildings live the Mexican charm. Great guest service. Small private pool and restraurant
Very old Mexican charm One of my favourite places in puerto Vallarta

Stayed November 2014, traveled as a couple
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Santa Cruz, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Plaza Pelicanos Grand Beach Resort is a smaller and older resort with good food and a friendly staff - Lucy makes some great omelette's, we went on a all inclusive trip that was very affordable. The resort is centrally located right on the beach with downtown just a few minutes away (great shopping) The pool and beach are great, lots off interesting vendors walking by - if you do not want to buy something just say no thanks (no gracias) and they will be on there way, they are just trying to make a living. There might be a lot of kids on some days I think the locals come for the day to use the pool, ,but there are some lounge chairs with umbrellas and daybeds of to the side that are private and quiet. The beach is small but you can walk quite a way down and check out other resorts We found some great beach sea glass. We did have a threat of hurricane Carlos looming down the coast but it really never hit us. It did rain at night but it felt good. There is free Wi-Fi in the lobby but not in your room - The A/C worked great.

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  • Stayed June 2015, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Beaverton, Oregon
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly staff. Could use some updating however. Loved the buffet for breakfast but would want to eat there for dinner every night. Go into town, Puerto Vallarta has some fantastic restaurants. Close to downtown and the marina and the airport.

  • Stayed June 2015, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Sedro Woolley, United States
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The resort is our style. Very comfortable, clean, and most times relaxing. Nothing fancy. However, depending on the time of year you plan to stay there you can run in to some problems with patrons that visit the hotel that are NOT timeshare members. Our last stay there May 2015 had a very terrible last three day ending. There were 75 to 100 college students from Guadalajara staying there during college break. They were drinking heavily while taking over the pool, not allowing for families with children. They were loud, unruly, and rude and seemingly immature. Ok, the resort needed to have many more security people on staff and enforcing some kind of civility, at the same time. We have never experienced anything like this before. Don't go in May. That is when all heck breaks out. This is no lie. If you want to relax at this resort just leave May off your calendar. We will in the future even if it costs more. We love the resort it is kinda' like a second home to us, but not in May, anymore.


  • Stayed May 2015, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This resort was old and mold was in the air but clean. The staff, other than the front desk, was excellent. The food was sub par, but it's an all inclusive. Worst cabs around by the resort. Beware of the cab drivers.

  • Stayed June 2015, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every thing was perfect. Simple check in and helpful staff
Abimael and Mario helped us get around and showed us places to see at night and organized many events during the day.
very good trip and staff

  • Stayed April 2015, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Plaza Pelicanos Grand Beach Resort

Address: Jose Clemente Orozco #131 | Zona Hotelera Las Glorias, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Jalisco > Puerto Vallarta
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#18 Top resorts Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#18 Family Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#27 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Plaza Pelicanos Grand Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 85
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Plaza Pelicanos Grand Beach Resort situated on beautiful Las Glorias, surrounded by colorful tropical vegetation. facing the Pacific in Puerto Vallarta, close to shops, Teatro Vallarta, Malecon, Caballito, restaurants, and attractions, only 15 minutes from the Puerto Vallarta International Airport (PVR) and 7 minutes from downtown. The layout offers private and quiet areas, as well as active areas for recreation.The hotel offers amenities like outdoor pool, a childrens pool, two aerial Jacuzzis with bay view, a health club, and a childrens club, concierge desk, Spa, Bali beds, wireless Internet access (surcharge) is available in public areas, wedding services and complimentary guest parking is limited, Sky lounge Bar, tennis court, karaoke room, game room, a buffet restaurant and two a la carte restaurant for dinner ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
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