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Hotel Rio Malecon Puerto Vallarta

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An affordable boutique style hotel located in the heart of downtown Puerto Vallarta. Only 5 miles away from the international airport and walking distance from the main attractions in the area, such as the traditional and recently restored Malecon, Los Muertos Beach, the Flea Market, the Romantic Zone, Restaurant Row, as well as Puerto Vallarta’s exciting night life. Our facilities include 47 comfortable rooms (featuring plasma TV with cable, private bathroom with shower, double glass windows, balcony and some with kitchenette), COEXISTbistro and International Bar (open daily 8am – 2am), outdoor chlorine-free swimming pool, complementary Wi-Fi, private club room for special events, and 24 hour in-house concierge.
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Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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I always stay at hotel Rio when I am in Puerto Vallarta. Just stayed for a long weekend, and as usual it was a great stay. The room was very clean and comfortable. Check In/Out was fast and easy. The front desk staff is always friendly and helpful. I have only been in the pool
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A great hotel, great staff and awesome friends! Lovely seating areas to relax and chat. All the staff are attentive without being over the top. Rooms cleaned daily. Food excellent and the cocktails are awesome!!
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Hardly a boutique hotel, but excellent value all the same. Rooms clean but aging, service friendly and a great location next to the malecon. Gets pretty noisy at times, but a good budget option for downtown PV.
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The location is great. The staff is great. The manager Guadalupe is Really great, helpful and friendly Whatever our needs are taken care of. This is our 4th year vacationing here and we will be back in future years
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Rio Malecon in general provides excellent value for money. The rooms are spacious, clean, and comfortable. The hot water in the shower was reliable, more so than many hotels elsewhere. The service was consistently gracious and helpful. The location couldn’t be better, and in
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Response from zvictor, Reservations & Sales at Hotel Rio Malecon Puerto Vallarta
Responded Dec 26, 2018
Dear Prussia38; Thank you for staying at Hotel Rio Malecón! We gladly receive your comments and appreciate you focused on the good things, you are right about our wifi since our walls are made of concrete in some rooms is hard to get good reception and it also depends on your device range, however this is a complimentary service usually in other hotels the will charge for the "in room wifi" and we have it for free. You can always enjoy a nice and sunny day sitting in our common areas (not necessarily the restaurant) while using your devices. Also this is our winter time and unfortunately is a bit cold everywhere and since this is a beach area hotels usually do not get a heated pool (during the rest of the year it is not worthy) however we have a system to take the cold out of the water maybe it wasn't turned on by the time you were at the pool. We hope you can come back any time soon, happy holidays!
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The Superior Room at the Hotel Rio Malecon Puerto Vallarta
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The Luxe Room at the Hotel Rio Malecon Puerto Vallarta
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The Luxe Room at the Hotel Rio Malecon Puerto Vallarta
View towards ocean from room 212
Kitchenette area room 212
Dear Mr. Brian, smoking it is allowed on your balcony with the door closed and at any other open area, as long as you are not smoking inside the room or any closed area there will be no problem. Mexican law has forbidden for everyone to smoke in a closed space, you can be charged with a penalty fee for it. Thank you and looking forward to be your host pretty soon! Personal regards, Guadalupe M. Ramírez/Hotel Manager
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The Rio Malecon is not inclusive .Ive stayed there multiple times . Great people, owned and operated buy a National . I wouldnt stay anywhere elese. From the time ypu walk in the door its like your home .
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No there isn’t. There is a taxi rank at the corner.
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"Kitchenettes are available for longer stays."
"Avoid the tiny budget rooms."
"Room 208 or 308 have great bay views...208 has a kitchenette..."
"In Centro...1 minute to Malecon, bus service, great restaurants & the real beautiful experience of being in Puerto Vallarta🌴"
"If we visit again - we will ask for a room upgrade from the basic hotel room to a kitchen suiteA and for a room not facing the road."
$43 - $699 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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