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La Quinta de Don Andres
Calle Adelita # 11, Zihuatanejo, Mexico   |  
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Ranked #29 of 79 hotels in Zihuatanejo
USA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“The perfect location....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

an easy walk to center of town; a bit more of a hike to La Ropa but the bus for six pesos presents a good option when going in that direction. This small hotel is spotless, the staff friendly, and the additiion this year of a small restaurant with excellent, well priced food is a real plus. The kitchen in our room was small and well equipped; not having to go out for every meal is a big plus. While the hotel is definetely family friendly we we pleased that there were not dozens of kids in the pool area...the vibe is a bit more attuned to adults who want a peaceful place to relax. We have stayed at many other hotels in the area in the past and have never gone to the same place twice. We have already booked rooms for a third stay at this wonderful spot next year...we feel we have a found the perfect place for our winter holiday.

Room Tip: all rooms have good views but the larger rooms closer to ocean have spectacular views.
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Washington State
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46 reviews 46 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

We just spenT two weeks at the Don Andres and we fell in love! We already loved Zihua, but hadn't quite found the perfect place to stay. Now we have! It is owned by a local family and they pour all their time and love in to this gorgeous hotel/condos. Pearl and Alex are gracious hostesses that will try to meet your every need! Gustavo is the front desk man and he speaks very good english. He made calls for us, gave restaurant recommendations and generally answered everything we asked. The restaurant is brand new. We did pool snacks and were not disappointed. They also cooked a special cake for me on my birthday! They made it an extra special time. The first night we stayed, I thought the bed was too hard. I asked Gustavo about it and that day the maid arrived with a thick mattress pad, placed it on the bed and that solved my problem! We stayed in the penthouse and it is spectacular. The bed and bath are in doors, but everything else is outside. It is mostly covered, but the terrace area is OPEN AND HUGE and has the best view of the bay! There are two large ceiling fans - one above the kitchen area, one above the living room area that provide a constanat breeze. The bedroom is A/C for nights. We were never uncomfortable as far as temperatures. The kitchen doesn't have the best choice of dishes, but we weren't really into cooking anyway - we are on vacation! The only downside we could possibly come up with is that the WiFi in the pentouse is kind of isolated to the kitchen area (we told them they should buy a booster), but it was still totally usable. This would not stop us from going back again and again! The whole place was added on to and remodeled two years ago and it is so neat and tidy. We visited friends in a couple of the other rooms and everything is in great shape, clean and well taken care of. We loved it, give it a three thumbs up and highly recommend it!

Room Tip: They are all beautiful! Penthouse is spectacular!
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  • Stayed December 2012, 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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Brainerd, Minnesota
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

Although we've been to Zihua many times, we moved to La Quinta for this trip because it had
the right arrangement of rooms for my wife and I, plus our 3 sons and their families. It
turned out to be a fine choice. Great view and breeze, clean comfortable rooms, easy beach access, and a short walk to all the restaurants, pier, shopping and entertainment Zihua has to offer. Alex is developing a reputation for fine dining right in the hotel too, and her prices are reasonable. The kids probably enjoyed the hours of wave jumping and boogy boarding on Playa Madiera at the base of the stairway, more than anything else we did that week. Never bothered to try out the TV or airconditioning, plenty of more active things to do outside, and the ceiling fan kept it comfortable at night. Added up to great memories, and a good value in this price range.

Room Tip: If you leave the sliding doors open at night like we did, it would be a bit more private and quieter...
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Mexico City, Mexico
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

We stayed here for 4 nights during the low season. We arrived without a reservation to stay anywhere and were able to shop around for a while before stumbling upon this place. The manager on site at the time, Gustavo, was very friendly and accommodating and we ended up staying in the penthouse on the top floor. It was exactly what we needed. The room was small but very nice and very comfortable. We had a beautiful view of the bay from our private terrace which was HUGE and we had our own kitchenette with a full size fridge, stove, toaster, coffee pot and microwave. We had everything we needed and never wanted to leave the penthouse! We heard the crashing ocean waves 24/7. It was heaven indeed. The pool was also beautiful and clean and there were plenty of comfortable lawn chairs for lounging around. All of the staff were very genuine, honest and friendly. They do have a restaurant at the hotel but we always ate out or up on our terrace. Margarita's is just down the road - about a 3-minute walk outside of the hotel. They had a superb breakfast with fast, friendly service and reasonable prices.

Room Tip: It's a small place and we checked out some of the other rooms, their view, etc. and thought that...
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  • Stayed May 2012, 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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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
38 hotel reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

Loved this place. Alex, Gustavo and all the staff are great. the rooms are huge and very clean. The pool is clean and not so huge, but the view is great from every room and the location can´t be beat. Also the wifi connnection is superb!

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, USA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

We just spent 10 days in Zihuatanejo at LaQuinta De Don Andres and it was great. Very clean the views are wonderful. The staff is friendly and always ready to accomidate your needs.

Room Tip: If you want better views go higher but you will also have to do more stairs. The 2 bedroom units on...
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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Saskatoon, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

One of the nicest places we have stayed at in Zihuat for the price, clean modern, and very well keeped. Stayed in #3 suite fridge cook top coffee maker toaster just like being at home. staff very helpful and pleasant, pool nice place to cool off. great view of the bay and playa La Madera. Zhuat always a great place to relax.

Room Tip: If you are traveling with 2 or more recommend renting the 2 bedroom suite.
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  • Stayed February 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about La Quinta de Don Andres

Address: Calle Adelita # 11, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Guerrero > Zihuatanejo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Zihuatanejo
#26 Romantic Hotel in Zihuatanejo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
La Quinta de don Andrés is more than just an accommodation, it is undoubtedly the perfect atmosphere where you can enjoy unforgettable moments, tranquility, and above all, the friendly service of your friends from La Quinta, who wait for you with open arms and wish you a pleasant stay.In this paradise you can find wonderful seaview villas located at “Playa la Madera” in Zihuatanejo, Gro. Mexico ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
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