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Hotel Rio Malecon Puerto Vallarta

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location just seconds from the beach front. It's on a very busy road but because the balcony doors are double glazed most of the traffic noise is isolated. My room was very clean and well maintained and serviced well every day by housekeeping. The informal restaurant on the ground floor was very nice with plenty of servers, I only...

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Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel Rio is a bargain! Comfortable room, ideal location, and helpful front desk. The location is one block from the Malecon (waterfront) and in neighborhood with many restaurants and retail stores. We enjoyed breakfast at the restaurant in the hotel with pleasant tables around the pool. Our room, while small, had effective air conditioning, new TV, and the convenient outlets...

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Salt Spring Island, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The front desk staff were very friendly and helpful, especially helping me sort out a bus reservation heading south later in my stay. This is an older hotel with improvements to some rooms, very well located in old town. The inner courtyard with pool, patio and the hotel restaurant (Co-Exist), all contribute to a nice atmosphere. My wife and I...

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1Thank JohnMac108
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second winter vacationing in Puerto Vallarta and the Hotel Rio. We love the staff and Guadalupe the manager is friendly beyond belief. The location is great and you could easily go anywhere fro this location

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am writing this while still staying here in January of 2017. This is my third time staying here, and I am just as impressed as on previous visits. I love this small, low-key, friendly hotel, for so many reasons. The front-desk staff are excellent, friendly and helpful..It was a year ago that I stayed here but the desk clerk...

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Orange County, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After having researched hotels in the area, my family and I decided to stay at Hotel Rio Malecon in January 2017, since they have great reviews and since they are a central location, close to the boardwalk and restaurants/entertainment. My experience was great. Clean rooms, prompt service and smiling faces. I would like to thank the staff Jareth, Benggi, Ricardo...

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I found this hotel by accident. We arrived in Vallarta two days before our conference and did not have a room available. If you're traveling on a budget but still want a clean, safe hotel in the center of Old Vallarta this is the place to stay. One caveat, if you have mobility issues, all rooms are on the first...

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Tulsa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you have kept up with my travel to PVR you know our brief stay at Hotel Encino was terrible. We had been walking over to Hotel Rio every morning for their wonderful breakfast. I finally went to the front desk and visited with Cali and asked if I could see their rooms. She showed me a luxury queen and...

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Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had a great time at the Hotel Rio Malecon , the king size bed was comfortable, maid service was excellent , great location , only steps off malecon with all the restaurants and bars that you'll ever need, stay out late lots of people around , the coexist restaurant was also very good , but I did eat at...

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4Thank marvin p
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Front desk was awesome the WIFI worked great rooms were a little small water pressure was low but it was nice especially the pool they have a restaurant on site it smells soooooo good in the morning with the bacon.... Not good for a vegan but it smelled delicious

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An affordable boutique style hotel located in the heart of downtown Puerto Vallarta. Only 5 miles away from the international airport and walking distance from the main attractions in the area, such as the traditional and recently restored Malecon, Los Muertos Beach, the Flea Market, the Romantic Zone, Restaurant Row, as well as Puerto Vallarta’s exciting night life. Our facilities include 47 comfortable rooms (featuring plasma TV with cable, private bathroom with shower, double glass windows, balcony and some with kitchenette), COEXISTbistro and International Bar (open daily 8am – 2am), outdoor chlorine-free swimming pool, complementary Wi-Fi, private club room for special events, and 24 hour in-house concierge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Rio Malecon Puerto Vallarta

Address: Morelos No. 170 | Col. Centro, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Jalisco > Puerto Vallarta
Price Range: $42 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Rio Malecon Puerto Vallarta 3*
Number of rooms: 47
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Also Known As:
Hotel Rio Puerto Vallarta
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#11 Business Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#24 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#31 Family Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
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“Avoid #309 as the corner location prevents it from getting WIFI.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnMac108, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“get a room on side street , quieter there i see.”
 of 5 bubbles marvinp2016, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Inner room less traffic noise”
 of 5 bubbles 955bradn, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Location and price”
 of 5 bubbles daniellet130, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms have Kitchenettes.”
 of 5 bubbles sunshineblix, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
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