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Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed January 24, 2008

We stayed at Barcelo for first two weeks of December. This is the best hotel we have experienced in the 9 or so other Mexican hotels we've stayed at with the same star rating. The location of the hotel is great, close to all amenities, well located on the main beach. Our room was in good condition, everything worked, with...

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6Thank MustangGary
San Diego, California
Reviewed December 28, 2007

We've stayed at AI's before in the Rivera Maya and in terms of the hotel itself, this hotel ranked right up there with other ones. To not duplicate previous reviews, I'll add our own experiences. Room: The views are gorgeous (DEFINITELY ask for a high-up room with an ocean view). The Sanka bar downstairs is really fun and open late,...

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18Thank Oceanchic83
Delta
Reviewed December 26, 2007

The reviews previous to this one I'm typing up have been quite accurate in their evaluation of the Barcelo Ixtapa. This place should be your #1 choice if you can find yourself a rate or package that's affordable to you. We have never seen such friendly and attentive service in any previous hotel stays anywhere else. It seems that the...

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15Thank Markenstein
calgary alberta
Reviewed December 17, 2007

Just returned from the Barcelo and it was a great experience! Check in was quick and easy as everyone spoke fluent english. We requested a King bed and got a room with 2 doubles, returned the next day and the staff was very accomodating giving us a ocean view room with a king. The rooms are a little dated but...

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22Thank canuck_6
kindersley
Reviewed December 14, 2007

My sister and I just returned from a 1 week stay at the Barcelo in Ixtapa. We couldn't have asked for a better vacation spot!! The hotel and staff were all wonderful. The staff was courteous, hard working and very pleasant. The front desk staff all spoke English and we had no problems communicating when exchanging money, etc. Our room...

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7Thank Saskcold
Houston, TX
Reviewed December 13, 2007

We stayed at the Barcelo for 3 nights over Thanksgiving. The rooms were slightly above average but they were kept very clean. The a/c did not cool as much as we would have liked. The beds were comfortable. The pool was very nice. There are lots of chairs around the pool. You shouldn't have to worry about getting down there...

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6Thank KK
Reviewed December 12, 2007

Our stay at the Barcelo was the best. We first booked at the Melia Azul. Then after looking on the net we saw pictures of the properties and the Barcelo showed pictures of a nice beach. We changed our booking to the Barcelo because of that since we wanted somthing right on the beach and with an oncean view room....

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4Thank hooleyArizona
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed December 3, 2007

My boyfriend & I just returned from the Barcelo Ixtapa, after staying for one week & here is a summary: We had requested an ocean view room with a king size bed when we booked, but when we checked in (Saturday) we were given the view, but two double beds. The front desk advised the hotel was full, to come...

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23Thank AlbertaChristiegirl
Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Reviewed November 20, 2007

We just returned on Sunday from a one week stay at the Barcelo Ixtapa Beach Resort. Very pleasantly surprised with this hotel. This was our first stay in Ixtapa and I was a bit nervous about booking an AI as we have not had great experience with them but I am pleased to say that this is really a good...

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7Thank MsVancouver
Petaluma, California
Reviewed November 20, 2007

Back from the Barcelo after a one week stay. Check-in was a breeze and all our requests were met. The property is beautiful and I loved the blue bottom of the pool. The place wasn't overly crowded and ,except for a few times, the service was above par. We thought the food was terrible. Of course, there were some really...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barcelo Ixtapa

Address: Boulevard Ixtapa, s/n, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico (Formerly Hotel Barcelo Ixtapa Beach Resort)
Location: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Guerrero > Zihuatanejo > Ixtapa
Price Range: $164 - $461 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Barcelo Ixtapa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 398
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Also Known As:
Barcelo Ixtapa Beach Hotel Ixtapa
Barcelo Ixtapa Beach Resort
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Ixtapa
#3 Spa Hotel in Ixtapa
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Ixtapa
#3 Family Hotel in Ixtapa
#5 Romantic Hotel in Ixtapa
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“Even numbered rooms on lower floors may be noisy from Sanca Bar after 8PM”
  • Room view looking north
 of 5 bubbles H2966NVclairew, 2 days ago | Read review
“be prepared sometimes you'll get 2 towels the next night you'll get 4, maybe washcloths , next night no washcloths , go figure”
 of 5 bubbles TEXMEXVIRG, 3 days ago | Read review
“ask for higher floor rooms and at the end.ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles MartensvilleBob, 4 days ago | Read review
“higher floors facing ocean”
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“definitely book an ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles tracyunrau, 6 days ago | Read review
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