I hate bashing resorts but in this case I am seriously wondering where all of these good reviews came from. This was the first time going away for me and my boyfriend and the pictures of Samba looked decent.
Overall, the resort is very small. I have no problems being at a small resort but I did not like the atmosphere. Yes, we were in Mexico but most of the guests were locals. Everything was in Spanish. Could never understand the entertainment.
Service was amazing, if you tipped they treated you well. However, some of them had a different time understanding English. We had issues with our room too. Make sure you note what type of room you booked because they just shove you any where once you get there.
On our last day they removed our bracelets. We had a late flight and they by no means tried to accommodate us. We weren't allowed to eat or drink once we checked out at noon.
The food was awful. Little variety. Best thing there was breakfast.
Whoever is writing all of the positive reviews for this place are clearly lying. By no means is this a jewel.
With that said, I would never go back.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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- Also Known As:
- Samba Vallarta All Inclusive Hotel Nuevo Vallarta
- Samba Vallarta Pueblo Bonito
- Hotel Samba Vallarta
- Samba Vallarta Hotel