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Hotel Fontan Ixtapa

Blvd Ixtapa S/N | Zona Hotelera, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Unsatisfactory and average pool was to close to the lobby for me. Staff were not knowledgeable or concerned to help. Food not available enough Lines for a drink at bar were long. Had to wait up to 15-20 mins. Food was less than desirable. Not much variety. Compared to my 40th other stays throughout mexico. So....disapointed

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best experiences We've ever had.The room was very spacious and comfortable and super clean, also the view was beautiful. We loved and enjoyed each and everyone of the the hotel amenities (has too many) specially the pool and the entertainment/animation where my kids had a lot of fun. The hotel personnel was very kind and friendly I... More 

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Miguel C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Fontan Ixtapa, responded to this review

Dear guest, Firstly, we would like to thank you for your visit. Also, i would like to take this opportunity to thank you for taking the time to share such a positive review. I am glad to know that you and your family enjoyed the activities. We gladly invite you to visit us again in the near future, and you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Well, i don't know were should i start, there are so many good things in this hotel that let me amazed specially the service that the staff offers, the restaurants, the pools and the good thing is that is close to the beach so, if the pools are full there is always a second option that is go to the... More 

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Miguel C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Fontan Ixtapa, responded to this review

Dear guest, Firstly, we would like to thank you for visiting "Hotel Fontán Ixtapa" and share your wonderful experience. We are pleased to know that you enjoy the service, pools, restaurants and the wonderful Ocean at the Mexican Pacific. We will be glad to have you back and pamper you once again. Kind Regards.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

This hotel was a very nice place to spend my day, it was a very relaxing day and fun, the swimming pools were nice and also the service that the staff were so nice. At the time that i had to leave i did not wanted to and i think about to come back again.

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Miguel C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Fontan Ixtapa, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to share this positive review, about "Hotel Fontán Ixtapa" We are glad to know that you had a wonderful experience with us. We kindly invite you to visit us again and enjoy a few changes we are making. We hope to see you in the near future. Best Regards.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

All of the entertainment team are so awesome and fun! Love Rafael, Carlos, Hugo, Margarito, Mauro and the DJ!!! Made our stay very enjoyable :) Also the bartenders and staff are all so friendly and nice as well, we had an amazing trip because of all of them :) Will definitely be back!!

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2 Thank Katelyn H
Miguel C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Fontan Ixtapa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for taking the time to share such a wonderful review. We are more than glad to know you enjoy the activities and will personally give your kindly message to the staff. We are happy to know that you are planning to come back. we are looking forward to pampered you again with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Holiday on a budget. Clean, central, on the beach, great views day and especially at night. Mexican family resort. enjoyed meeting and watching kids play in the pool and sand. Rooms spacious with lots of hot water. Quiet and very safe for two women travelling alone. Rodrigo, at the hotel travel desk, amazing man, very knowledgeable about surrounding area and... More 

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Miguel C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Fontan Ixtapa, responded to this review

Dear guest, On behalf of the staff and Management of "Hotel Fontán ixtapa", we would like to thank you for taking the time to post a review of your experience with us. It was a pleasure being your hosts during your recent gateway to the Mexican Pacific. Please be confident that we’ve shared your comments with our team as motivation... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

This is not a 3 1/2 star as stated. I will say we had the best Bell hop Sergio and Virginia at the first restaurant was an awesome waitress. We had bugs or beaches in our room the first three days. Our room was not clean and we did get put into a new room on the 8th floor after... More 

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Miguel C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Fontan Ixtapa, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We are truly sorry for not meeting your expectations. We are working on fully renovations to improve and provide you a better service. I hope you give us the opportunity in the future to serve you again. Bes regards.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

I took a chance based on reviews that stated it was clean. I've been 3 star to Mexico before and I am not hard to please on vacation. This place is so banged up and dinged on every surface its hard at first to tell if it is clean or not. Its not! I wish I had my pix to... More 

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Miguel C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Fontan Ixtapa, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your personal review. We are truly sorry for not meeting your expectation. Probably you saw many kids playing because we are most like a familiar Hotel. We know the Hotel need some renovations, that´s why we are taking proactive action starting in may of this year with the remodeling plans.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Our room was on the 5 the floor very nice view of the ocean. Room very very clean the beds were new and comfortable. The service and the waiters were very friendly and the food was good different themes every night for 7 days if people complain about the buffet they were eating everything the same day. The animation personnel... More 

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Miguel C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Fontan Ixtapa, responded to this review

Dear Carole C, We appreciate you have taken the time to share such an enthusiastic review about your recent visit to "Hotel Fontán Ixtapa". We are overjoyed to read that you’ve enjoyed your stay. We are glad to know that you were happy with your room and the lovely view. Please be confident that we’ve shared your kind comments with... More 

Hamilton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Our background, in our fifties and have traveled all over Mexico and the Caribbean. As all have said, the resort is older but wow, rooms with a view and location can't be beat. My wife and I were in room 740, what a view! Full view of the pools, bay, mountains, unmatched anywhere we have been. The sunset took our... More 

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Miguel C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Fontan Ixtapa, responded to this review

Dear guest, We would like to thank you for choosing our resort as your host on your recent gateway to our destination. It was a pleasure having you and we appreciate that you have taken the time to share your experience with other travelers. We are very happy to learn that your stay was a most pleasant one, and that... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about Hotel Fontan Ixtapa

Address: Blvd Ixtapa S/N | Zona Hotelera, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Guerrero > Zihuatanejo > Ixtapa
Price Range: $75 - $226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Fontan Ixtapa 3*
Number of rooms: 473
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Also Known As:
Resort Fontan Ixtapa
Fontan Ixtapa Beach Resort
Hotel Style:
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Ixtapa
#7 Top resorts Hotel in Ixtapa
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