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Barcelo Ixtapa

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Barcelo Ixtapa***** is located in the heart of Ixtapa, right on "El Palmar" beach, one of the most attractive destinations in Mexico. It is the ideal place to go on family holidays, celebrate romantic weddings, organize successful business meetings and also to spend an unforgettable honeymoon. The Barcelo Ixtapa***** hotel offers a convenient way to enjoy your holidays and experience the Barcelo All Inclusive program. It also offers the perfect location for those guests wanting to experience excursions to other parts of Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo.
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
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Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
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Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
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Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Paid Internet
Paid Wifi
Tennis Court
Wheelchair access
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Accessible rooms
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Smoking rooms available
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We spent 5 wonderful weeks from Feb to Mar 2018, I have nothing but praise for the staff of the Barcelo they handled all our requests with a smile, this was our 12 time in this hotel, and in 36 days on Feb 23 will be returning again for a month. For the first timers I suggest
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Another fantastic time at the Barcelo. This trip was a late honeymoon from December 1st - 12th. We booked Premium Ocean View and were located on the 9th floor. Everything worked in the room to our satisfaction. Free WiFi was included in our package and it worked great
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Response from CMBIxtapa, Director General at Barcelo Ixtapa
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear tyro32: First of all thank you for your preference all this time for 5 years, we are pleased to know that our hotel offers everything you are looking for and that our facilities and services continue meeting your expectations. We are also pleased to know that our staff has treated you as you deserve. We will be waiting for you with open arms in this, your home, Barceló Ixtapa. It will be a pleasure to receive you and serve you again as you deserve. Best regards Luis Avelar / Director
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Nice location, excellent service, good food quality and fun and dynamic activities by Daniel. Also the night show was very impressive and we had so much fun there. Since they offer very good deals, we will surely come back soon :)
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We do not love all inclusives, but has to stay somewhere for 2 days before we left the city. The service and staff are very good. After 3 weeks in Mexico with no issue we did have some gut grief after only 2 meals here. Ixtapa itself is old and run down. The beach is nice. The
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Need to improve your food quality, always cold. did not have any taste to them. just don't have any words on how DISSATISFIED we are with our stay there.Asked for agua de jamaica, all it was was a red drink loaded with sugar, taste was plain sugar water. beer was flat and warm.
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1. you can take the beach and then cut over at a public access walkway or you can take the main sidewalk from in front of the resort all the way to the marina. It's about 1.5 miles. I recommend the sidewalk. 2. They take USD for sure - not sure about Canadian. It might be easier to use pesos since most prices for things are listed in pesos. 3. I asked a local this question (tips) and he told me 10-12% is expected. I always tipped 15-20 depending on the service, of course. 4. No problem with mosquitoes around the resort. My wife had a small problem with sand fleas while on the beach. We were there the first 2 weeks of December and am not sure of seasonal insect problems. I hope this helped. : )
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What is the water like in January
I normally am down there in December, but I have gone the last week of February into the beginning of March before. The waves are much bigger during this time of the year than December. The beach is nice, it's clean and you can easily walk it down to the pier if you choose to do so.
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I think most people go business casual. I think you're all right with long pants, shirts with sleeves, and shoes (no sandals).
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"go for the Premium level, so you get the top floors and special services."
"Book room facing the ocean NOT overlooking the parking lot/ entertainment plaza!"
"Always go premium"
"Any room with a view to the beach will offer breathtaking moments at sunset."
"Family Suites offer 2 full bathrooms, kitchenette, and the outdoor bathtub offers spectacular views!"
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PRICE RANGE
$187 - $409 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
barcelo ixtapa beach hotel ixtapabarcelo ixtapa beach resort
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Hotel Barcelo Ixtapa Beach Resort
LOCATION
MexicoPacific CoastGuerreroZihuatanejo de AzuetaIxtapa
NUMBER OF ROOMS
398
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