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Friendly Vallarta All Inclusive Family Resort

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel room was broken into the first night we were there - we subsequently left the resort. Hotel unwilling to refund any of our $ for unused nights - completely dismissing our request, hiding behind contract, not taking into account the circumstances etc. Ok enough place (nothing spectacular for the price that's for sure) - if anything unfortunate happens to...

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Bellevue, Washington
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our first time visiting the Friendly Vallarta and while the staff was awesome and very friendly, the food was extremely disappointing especially based upon the reviews we had read in advance of booking. The rooms could have used updating, but overall perfectly acceptable with amazing views. We were there for a week however and the "specialty" restaurants were...

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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was are 4th time staying at the Friendly Vallarta This time we stayed March 8- March 22,2017 Had a great time everyone is great. We will be returning next march,2018 Everything is in walking distance if you like to explore or you can just enjoy the pools and the beach. Food is good no complaints and the specialty restaurants...

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F V, Guest Relations Manager at Friendly Vallarta All Inclusive Family Resort, responded to this review

Dear G0rdk1, Thank you so much for your preference and for staying one more time in this your home in Puerto Vallarta. We are happy to know that once again you had a great time. At Friendly Vallarta our main goal is to provide the most personalized and friendliest service of all, but most importantly to make you feel like...

Oregon
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Paid to upgrade for a room on higher floors. View from balcony was great. The rooms need upgrading. Closet shelves were unpainted plywood and tub would leak due to flat tub enclosure. The staff were always friendly and helpful. The beach staff was great. They would get chairs and set it up for you. There are 5 restaurants serving good...

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F V, Guest Relations Manager at Friendly Vallarta All Inclusive Family Resort, responded to this review

Dear ekTripAdvisor, Thank you for choosing Friendly Vallarta as your vacation destination and for leaving us your review. At Friendly we are always improving and renovating to make sure that we give our guests the best vacation experience. Our next big renovation is the rooms and bathrooms. We hope you can visit us again soon so you can enjoy everything...

Mancelona, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of six of us stayed at the Friendly Vallarta several years back when it was called the Friendly Hola. We have since stayed at several different AI Resorts in PV, Always talking about and remembering the Friendly Vallarta as one of our favorites. Next trip to PV we are heading back to the Friendly and are very excited...

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F V, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Friendly Vallarta All Inclusive Family Resort, responded to this review

Dear evat77, It is an honor for us to read that you will be coming back to Friendly Vallarta to celebrate such an important occasion as your 27th wedding anniversary. We thank you for your preference. You will be surprised with all the changes we've done since your last stay. We are sure that you and your friends will have...

Campbell River
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a great time, nicest staff good food if a little limited. The pizza is the best of any all inclusive I have been at line ups for it, But cook was always there putting a fresh one on the tray, they have an authentic stone oven. The grounds are not acres huge like many east coast resorts but...

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F V, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Friendly Vallarta All Inclusive Family Resort, responded to this review

Dear 777Nancy1961, It is a pleasure for us to read your review and to know that you had a wonderful vacation at Friendly Vallarta. Thank you for your comments. At Friendly Vallarta all of our staff goes above and beyond to make you feel like part of our family. We hope we see you again soon, Friendly will always be...

Athabasca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Friendly Vallarta from March 25, 2017 - April 1, 2017. This was a fantastic resort - and what made it fantastic was the number of Canadians that we met there - and most of them were repeat visitors. Everyone was so friendly - the staff was incredible - I have never been to a resort where...

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F V, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Friendly Vallarta All Inclusive Family Resort, responded to this review

Dear Tammy, Thank you so much for choosing Friendly Vallarta as your vacation destination and for sharing your experience with us. We are glad to read that you had a great stay and that our staff made sure all your needs were covered. At Friendly we go above and beyond to make sure that you feel like at home. We...

Rockwood, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly resort was very friendly. All of the staff are very friendly and nice to all the guests. The service is excellent. The rooms were always clean and we had a beautiful ocean view. Ok now about the food. Breakfast was the best meal of the day. We always found something to eat but the variety was limited. The food...

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F V, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Friendly Vallarta All Inclusive Family Resort, responded to this review

Dear Jane, We want to thank you for choosing Friendly Vallarta to be the hosts of your Mexican vacation and for sharing your experience with us. We are happy to read that our staff made sure that you had the best time and that you enjoyed everything we have to offer. We look forward to hosting you again in the...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Trip and experience overall at the friendly was good. We are a family 3 with a 4 year old daughter. First off Christian was awesome! Many activities for our daughter so that part gets a 10/10. After reading other reviews I've learned that it was Mexican spring break, which makes plenty of sense now:). All the staff were very nice...

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F V, Guest Relations Manager at Friendly Vallarta All Inclusive Family Resort, responded to this review

Dear Almarcusp23, Thank you to you and your family for choosing Friendly Vallarta as your vacation destination and for sharing your experience with us. We are happy to read that you had a great stay and that Cristian helped you have the best time. At Friendly our main goal is to go above and beyond to make sure that all...

Summerland, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This resort is exactly what the name says "friendly". Great staff! Awesome service! We couldn't ask for more. The rooms were beautiful, clean and had a great view. Really nice beach. We swam every day several times and spent most of our time on the beach. The waiter (double double) was always quick at bringing us more drinks. The food...

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F V, Guest Relations Manager at Friendly Vallarta All Inclusive Family Resort, responded to this review

Dear ElkeBewick, We are very pleased to read your review and know that you had a fantastic stay at Friendly Vallarta. Our main goal is to provide all our guests with the most personalized and friendliest service of all, but most importantly to make you feel like at home. We look forward to seeing you again next year. Friendly will...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
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About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy the best all-inclusive vacations in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico with the friendliest hotel! Friendly Vallarta Beach Resort & Spa offers incredible location in the hotel zone and a wide range of fun experiences. Friendly Vallarta Beach Resort & Spa is located in one of the most precious bays of the Mexican Pacific, with a unique location in front of the beach, in the heart of the hotel area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Friendly Vallarta All Inclusive Family Resort

Address: Km 2.5 Blvd. Francisco Medina Ascencio, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico (Formerly Friendly Hola Vallarta Resort and Spa)
Location: Mexico > Jalisco > Puerto Vallarta
Price Range: $127 - $347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Friendly Vallarta All Inclusive Family Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 218
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Also Known As:
Hola Puerto Vallarta Club & Spa
Hola Vallarta
Hola Puerta Vallarta
Hola Hotel Puerto Vallarta
Hola Puerto Vallarta Resort
Hola Club Puerto Vallarta
Hotel Hola Vallarta
Hola Resort Puerto Vallarta
Hola Club Spa Puerto Vallarta
Hotel Style:
#9 Top resorts Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#13 Family Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#14 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#17 Business Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#21 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
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“Ask for a tower room for the best ocean view.”
cdmusicman, 4 days ago | Read review
“the tower is wonderful”
g0rdk1, 5 days ago | Read review
“The rooms on the higher floors in the main building will be quieter than the rooms in the 2 side buildings.”
ekTripAdvisor, 6 days ago | Read review
“Loved the tower”
777Nancy1961, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Higher up in the main tower would have the best view”
TammyL518, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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