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Hotel Irma
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Adelita s/n, Playa la Madera, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico   |  
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Ranked #23 of 79 hotels in Zihuatanejo
Wilmette, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Wonderful bargain”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

Friendly staff, friendly guests who return year after year. Walking distance to town. Many fine restaurants near hotel to walk to. Excellent view of town, bay, and beach. No elevator or fitness center.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bark River, Michigan
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3 hotel reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

If you're looking for quiet time this is the place to be. Very friendly staff, decent food, good value. Not a place for kids, nothing to do. No pool activities. No elevators but very good location, many restaurants and shopping within walking distance.

Room Tip: No elevators, ask for lower floor unless you don't mind a lot of stairs.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

This hotel has very friendly staff but its a very quiet hotel, no pool activities, very laid back and relaxed. Spa is decent, beds are hard, restaurant is fair priced and food is good. Walking distance to many restaurants and shopping.

Room Tip: Ask for ocean view, no elevators, ask for a lower floor. Floor 3 is ideal.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Healy, Alaska, United States
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Hotel Irma is clean, affordable, beautiful, and the staff is fantastic. The only negatives my wife and I encountered were that the hotel doesn't sit right on the beach. You have to walk down several steps to get to the beach. Not a big deal, but being right on the sand is a plus in my book. The other negative was the reservation I made on their website. I was falsely charged 1400$ US 1 week after providing my credit card information for a 4 night stay via the web. Appartently Hotel Irma's reservations online are handled by another company.
So, be aware of the charges to your credit card. Other than that I have nothing but great things to say!!!

Room Tip: Room 101!!!
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Vancouver, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

We've been to Zihua a couple of times before, walked by the Hotel Irma on the streetside and thought it looked "nice" but never went in. A friend highly recommended it, we stayed just over a week in Feb 2013 and absolutely loved it. We are already planning our return. Location is excellent, walking distance to town, walking distance to Playa la Ropa. Surrounded by great restaurants. Best of all is the hotel and their staff. Hotel is spotless everywhere, staff smiles as they accommodate every request. We loved our 4th floor room, spectacular view - got to watch dolphins playing in the bay out front one day! Wish we'd discovered the great massages earlier in our trip, would have had one every day - she was lovely and did a great job for an amazing price compared to costs at home! My only, very small complaint - wish we could have had a room the size we had (it had 2 double beds) but with one King size bed. That would have made it perfect!

Room Tip: Rooms above the lobby, with 2 double beds are larger, nicer and have the best views. Wi-Fi only re...
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013 via mobile

This was out first trip to Zihua and it probably won't be our last. We arrived on a Saturday and the hotel did not have our reservation we had booked online thru a travel site. It took about an hour to get a room and the room they gave us did not have a patio or a view of the ocean like I had booked. I told them I wanted a better room and after about another hour we checked into a room with a view on the second floor balcony. Absolutely amazing! I hear we got very lucky. The atmosphere here by the pool is so relaxing, looking off into the restaurant/bar or the ocean. Irma is very quiet and laid back. People here are very friendly as they have been coming back for years. They are full of information. We hooked up with a traveler to go on a boat cruise to ixtapa island and I caught a fish! The food at the restaurant is cheap. We had a steak and chicken dinner for under 25$. The drinks are expensive..about 3 bucks a beer and 5 bucks a mixer...on the beach beer is about 1.50 and drinks are about 7bucks for a huge margarita. The beds at Irma are extra firm and not for me...luckily there is a massage lady here at Irma.. 20 bucks for 30 minutes. Irma lined up our sunset cruise on the picante and we had a blast!!! A must do...most of the people here are 40-60s...not a family vacation spot. Which is just perfect for us...we are having a great time and only looking forward to my pillow top bed at home..

Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Victoria, Canada
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

We had a wonderful stay for a week in February 2013. Check-in was fast and the view from our room on the 4th flour was amazing. I think the view from most rooms would be equally as good. Just take the stairs down to the beach, take an easy walk along the boardwalk or roads to town, or hike the hill to La Ropa beach. We spent lots of time at the pool and especially around happy hour!! It was never an issue finding available pool-side chairs and the view from the infinity pool is spectacular. Rooms have a safe, some have coolers left behind by others, and the housekeeping was excellent. The hotel is super quiet and it so great to sleep with the patio door open listening to the waves roll in.

The only thing that some people might find awkward is the bathroom door doesn't go all the way to the floor or ceiling. You can see over it! Also, for us, it looks like our room door had been kicked in at some point and repaired, which was a bit disconcerting. However, at no point did we feel unsafe anywhere in Zihua.

Room Tip: 4th floor is a good balance between stairs and the view.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Adelita s/n, Playa la Madera, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Guerrero > Zihuatanejo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Zihuatanejo
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Zihuatanejo
#15 Family Hotel in Zihuatanejo
#20 Romantic Hotel in Zihuatanejo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Irma 3*
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Also Known As:
Irma Hotel Zihuatanejo
Hotel Irma Zihuatanejo
Irma Hotel Mexico

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