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Hotel Tropicana

Calle Amapas 214 Col. Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta 48380 Mexico
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#79 of 145 hotels in Puerto Vallarta

If you’re looking for a family-friendly hotel in Puerto Vallarta, look no further than Tropicana Hotel.

While staying at Tropicana Puerto Vallarta, visitors can check out Olas Altas (0.2 mi) and Los Muertos Pier (0.6 mi), some of Puerto Vallarta's top attractions.

As your “home away from home,” the hotel rooms offer air conditioning, and getting online is easy, with free internet access available.

Guests have access to a 24 hour front desk, a concierge, and currency exchange while staying at Tropicana Hotel. In addition, Tropicana Hotel offers a pool and breakfast, which will help make your Puerto Vallarta trip additionally gratifying.

While visiting Puerto Vallarta, you may want to try some burritos at one of the nearby restaurants, such as Pipi's, Salud Super Food, or Pepe's Tacos.

During your visit, be sure to check out popular attractions like Puerto Vallarta's El Malecon Boardwalk (1.0 mi), Zona Romantica (0.3 mi), and Old Vallarta (0.3 mi), which are all within walking distance of the hotel.

The staff at Tropicana Hotel looks forward to serving you during your upcoming visit.

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Billy R wrote a review Nov 2020
2 contributions
Stayed October 22 - October 26 I had a wonderful time all my day at the hotel. Very nice customer service with the front desk ( Naomi ) With room service ( very nice lady ) the hotel was very clean. Naomi helped me get set up with an adventure tour to see the predator set tour with tequila tasting,,excellent tour,,I had a good time ((( Thank you so much Naomi for a wonderful time in Puerto Vallarta N at he Tropicana Hotel )))
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
Reid R wrote a review Oct 2020
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I spent nine nights at this property. My reservation was for a King Bed with a Garden View. I was put in a room with two full beds and a street view of the rear of the hotel. When I asked for a different room the next day, I was told I would have to check out and check back in four hours later, which meant sitting with my luggage. I stayed in the room they gave me on check-in. I was on the third floor and the elevator was broken. Air conditioning did not work. They fixed that within an hour of taking me to my room. They put a bracelet on your wrist on check in. Don't loose this sucker or you will have to pay $14.00 USD ($250 Pesos) to replace it. It took 20-30 minutes for the hot water to get to the shower. They were doing renovations, but you had to discover this on your own. I had to scrub mold and grit off my shower wall the first morning. They do not supply facial wash cloths. No stopper in the sink, which really did not matter, because the sink drained at a snail pace. Positives: Location to beach, pool area, bars and restaurants on property and nearby, the turtle pond, and maid staff. Negatives: Elevator broken; No access to wall safe; front desk staff needs to work on customer service and explain all charges on check-in; and my view. My significant other went home ill and was not present at check-out. Because I did not have her bracelet, they charged me for it. There is an OXXO two blocks from the hotel.
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Date of stay: October 2020
Room Tip: Ask for a west view of the bay. Avoid east facing rooms.
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EverywhereBearJoe wrote a review Sep 2020
East Point, Georgia3 contributions1 helpful vote
We reserved a room with a king bed for our stay. When we checked in, the process was unreasonably sluggish. We were given a room on the fourth floor of a tower that was under renovation. The elevator did not work. The bathroom did not have a mirror, and the room was appointed with cheap plastic chairs. After going back to the front desk to complain about the accommodations, we were told they could “upgrade” us to a room with a king bed in a tower with a working elevator for an additional $30 USD per night. I have Diabetes and high blood pressure, and my health does not allow me to climb four levels every time I want to enter the hotel room. We asked at the front desk to have our reservation canceled so that we could find more hospitable accommodations. After the front desk clerk called her manager to discuss the situation, they upgraded us to the room in the tower with the elevator without an additional charge. That was appreciated, but it should have been done in the first place instead of trying to give us subpar accommodations in a tower without a working elevator or a room fully furnished to international standards with a mirror in the bathroom and furnishings reflected in online pictures of the room. That was the experience we were welcomed with. After the room was sorted out and we had access to a working elevator, we did enjoy ourselves. The pool was nice, and the wait staff at the pool and beach were nice and accommodating. However, the biggest disappointment was on the day of departure. My friend whom I spent the weekend with is a Mexican national, and I am a non-Spanish speaking American. He was departing later in the day than I was, and spoke to the front desk requesting a late checkout. He was instructed to cut off my hotel wristband when I left and keep it with him to turn in when he checked out later in the day. So that is what we did. As I left the room to depart for the airport, my friend cut off my hotel wristband and kept it to turn in later when he checked out. I summoned my Uber to the airport, and when down to the street. However, when my Uber arrived, the bellman would not allow me to leave. He said I needed a ticket from the front desk to leave. So I went to speak to the exact same woman that my friend had spoken to, and she told me she would have to charge me for a lost wristband. I asked her why she was telling me something different than she told my Mexican friend. She said she would have to talk to her manager, but he would not arrive until noon. My flight departed at 11:15am. The help me prisoner there and would not allow me to leave until I was able to finally call him and tell him to come down to the front desk. Once they saw my friend and saw he was the person they had told could cut off my wristband and turn it in later upon checkout, they allowed me to leave. It wasted 20 minutes of my time, made me lose my Uber ride, and raised my blood pressure. UNBELIEVABLE. My Uber driver canceled my trip because they were not allowing me to depart. I was held captive against my will like a prisoner or a criminal, even though I was their paying customer. I recommend spending your money somewhere else that appreciates your business and doesn’t treat you as a foreigner who is unworthy of their services. With the global economy the way it is, and international travel and tourism suffering because of COVID, my business should be earned and respected. Hotel Tropicana acted as though they did not care if I was satisfied or not. They made no effort to be accommodating or act like they appreciated the business. I do not recommend Hotel Tropicana. Go enjoy your vacation at a hotel who would gladly earn your business. The view is not worth the harassment.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Douglas S wrote a review Aug 2020
20 contributions9 helpful votes
The Tropicana is really two buildings. The primary building which is worthy of a 3 star category, and their separate north tower which is only a 2 star property. With no notification from booking.com nor from the property, they have closed their main building and are only renting rooms in the inferior tower, so until this situation is resolved, booking.com needs to add a disclaimer to their listing. Additionally, it is pigeon nesting season and there are nests in abandoned flower boxes on the tower. They are making no attempts at pest control. Every morning we would wake up to pigeons roosting on the light fixtures and railings of our balcony and the balcony floor splattered with pigeon poop and feathers. The only response was to mop the balcony with the same mop they used to mop our room. The next morning the same situation existed. We checked out two days early.
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Date of stay: August 2020
Room Tip: Demand a room in the main building. But they will ignore you request.
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When is the next vacay?? wrote a review Jul 2020
Las Vegas, Nevada49 contributions54 helpful votes
This is an older hotel In the romantic zone. The rooms and hotel are in good shape. The pool is a bit small but it doesn’t get too crowded. Only thing missing was consistent service on the beach. We ended up giving one of the beach vendors some money to go get us some drinks at the corner store. Service in PV is always on point
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Tropicana
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Tropicana?
Nearby attractions include The Palm Cabaret and Bar (0.1 miles), Zona Romantica (0.3 miles), and Olas Altas (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Tropicana?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a poolside bar.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Tropicana?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a poolside bar, and breakfast during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Tropicana?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Top Sky Bar & Restaurante, Tuna Azul, and Salud Super Food.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Tropicana?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Tropicana?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel Church (3.9 miles).
Does Hotel Tropicana have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbor view available here.
Is Hotel Tropicana accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.