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Catalina Beach Resort

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Glendale Heights, United States
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have only eaten at The Catalina Beach Resort but it is Beautiful and the employees are wonderful and very helpful and they take care of your every need. The breakfast, lunch and dinner the food was great the service was above and beyond and the prices are great the view is beautiful, you can see the whole bay!!!

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This resort was built in 1952.. one of the first on La Ropa. We wanted to go for fish... and found a chef who could cook fish well. The best part was the risotto. .. just delicious. Service was good... everyone was friendly.

Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent service w friendly staff. Location is great; you can enjoy happy hour from the Sunset Bar / restaurant on the premises or walk to any number of delicious nearby restaurants. They provide beach towels and chaise lounge chairs / table w a large grass umbrella on their private beach area. Order a margarita and shrimp delivered to you while...

Medford, Oregon
Reviewed December 16, 2016

Oldest hotel on La Ropa, Beautiful setting cascading from the road to the beach in a jungle of vegetation. There are 250 steps from the lobby to the beach. We booked a room about half way up next to the bar and restaurant. Amazing views of the bay from our room, Sunset Bar and restaurant. Nice private palapa beach area...

Vancouver, bc
Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

As a none guest we asked if we could use the beach chairs and umbrellas if we consumed something. The waiter told us that that was just fine. We had two drinks, listed in the menu for a total of 60 pesos. When we left we were charged 300 pesos. I asked how come, and I was told, we had...

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed November 2, 2016

Best Sunset Bar coupled with the Best Beach on the Pacific Ocean and an old world Hotel close to a cute Mexican Town, make up for the overall minimal comfort of the Catalina. Nestled on a Cliff and spread out over acres connected by lots of Stairs, . above a beautiful beach is a shabby chic place to Luv. Hugh...

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

If you are in good condition and able to drag your luggage up and down steps to get to your room this is a hotel for you! Parking is very far, the hotel is on a hill and don't have elevators. On the bright side the rooms are very spacious, we have a big balcony with s hammock and the...

JavyZihuatanejo, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Catalina Beach Resort, responded to this review

hola Artemisa thank you when you in Rome do what the Romans do. this is hotel is not a regular hotel great views, relax,tradition, good food, (homie ) friendly staff etc. Javier Rivera

Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here in October 2015, it was a nice hotel. I believe we stayed in one of the bungalows, it had a huge balcony with a hammock and some lounge chairs. The bed wasn't the most comfortable but overall we enjoyed the room pretty spacious for my wife and I. There are a lot of stairs, no elevators, from...

Reviewed April 25, 2016

Spent about ten days here in a suite on the top level. Classic resort stair stepped down the hillside. Stucco and tile interior, private deck with hammock, love seat and chairs. Restaurant, pool, lounge and beach bar onsite. Lush flowers and trees ... Breakfast included in daily rate. Only complaint was the walk down the steps to get to the...

Reviewed April 21, 2016

Great spot on the best beach in Zihua. Perched on a cliff - the Hotel is older and a bit rough around the edges but comfy, clean and like living in a tree house overlooking the beach. The Bungalows and Linda Vista rooms are worth the extra money. Very nice and helpful people at the desk - we will definitely...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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Additional Information about Catalina Beach Resort

Address: Calle Playa La Ropa s/n, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Guerrero > Zihuatanejo
Price Range: $64 - $290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Catalina Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 46
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Also Known As:
Catalina Beach Hotel Zihuatanejo
Catalina Beach Zihuatanejo
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#15 Top resorts Hotel in Zihuatanejo
#21 On the Beach Hotel in Zihuatanejo
#22 Romantic Hotel in Zihuatanejo
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“Facing the ocean up high, away from the elevators.”
 of 5 bubbles 259michelee, 3 days ago | Read review
“I like the deluxe bungalows up near the Sunset Bar. Great views! The upper rooms mean walking down more steps to the beach.”
  • Yoga studio next door at Paty's
  • Private patio w the common patio beyond.
 of 5 bubbles 742julias, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms of the former Sotovento above number 600 are my favorite”
 of 5 bubbles fbalbo, Nov 2, 2016 | Read review
“If you're not fit or have bad knees, trouble getting around, ask for a room on the lower level, but also make sure it has A/C.”
  • View from our balcony in Suite 54.
 of 5 bubbles ltwriter, Apr 25, 2016 | Read review
“If you don't like climbing stairs go for the lower Bungalow rooms”
 of 5 bubbles susanmY8506KB, Apr 21, 2016 | Read review
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