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Reviewed yesterday NEW

My Brother, Dad, and I went to the Barcelo Puerto vallarta for a whole week. Barcelo felt like home, the hotel staff always greeted you with a smile and are supper kind to everyone. The activities where just so much fun to watch and join in. Fernando Lopez is one of the workers from the Activity center is one amazing...

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Geneva, Illinois
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Unfortunately there is only just so much space to describe everything but I will condense it to the most important: Let's go with the good, the bad, and the ugly. The Good - -Views from the rooms are amazing. -The Grand Master Suite Premium rooms are some of the best I have ever stayed in. I could live in there...

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very clean and delicious food. Alcohol was decent not bad for being included. Enjoyed the night entertainment. Wish they would give more dinner reservation passes. My favorite part of the room was the large shower.

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Overall this place meet our expectations. Lovely pool and great bedrooms especially for families. You don't have to be in the same room as your kids. Maybe the food could have been a bit better but that's being picky given that we didn't dine in any of the premium restaurants.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My Husband, Son and GF , and 3 of my gradeschool friends all met up for 4 days of fun!! Jan7-10 We booked thru Travelocity and had a premier 2 room suite We were on the 7th floor tower 2. Everything was very clean, and checkin and out was a breeze. THe Friends had reserved direct at hotel and had...

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PachecoR, Director General at Barcelo Puerto Vallarta, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We greatly appreciate the time you spent to share your recent holiday experience at Barceló Puerto Vallarta hotel, we thank you for your review and kind recommendation. At Barceló we always strive to exceed guests' expectations and your comments will help our teams reaching that goal. Thank you as well for your lovely comments regarding the service you...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Went to this resort December 27 till Jan 3. Found it to be dated and in need of an update. The staff were all helpful and polite the place was clean food was ok. TBH besides the amazing location this place is ........OK

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PachecoR, Director General at Barcelo Puerto Vallarta, responded to this review

Dear Brent I would like to thank you for your kind sincerity about your experience with us and also for choosing and trust Barceló Puerto Vallarta as your home far away from home. Your comments motivate us to continue improving to leave a positive mark on each and every one of our customers. It would honor us immensely to have...

San Diego, California, United States
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Well I'm sad to leave such a poor rating since I'm usually optimistic but let me explain why I give them a two star . I organized a group of 15 of us five rooms to stay for 6days and we all just got back and all had the exact same thing to say .... food sucked ! Great rooms...

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PachecoR, Director General at Barcelo Puerto Vallarta, responded to this review

Dear Guest Our guests' comments provide us with an opportunity to see our hotel through their eyes giving us insight into any service that may have room for improvement to enhance our future guests' stay among us, therefore we are grateful for the time you spent to share a review of your personal experience in the hotel. Please receive our...

The Pas
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Food was great. Nothing like starting each day eating breakfast on the ocean and Oscar Martinez taking great care of us. Smaller resort but was perfect for our family of five. We were part of a larger group (24 in total) and we couldn't have asked for a better setting for our Christmas get together.

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PachecoR, Director General at Barcelo Puerto Vallarta, responded to this review

Dear Alan I would like to thank you for your kind sincerity about your experience with us. Your comments motivate us to continue improving to leave a positive mark on each and every one of our customers. Our wonderful staff is always willing to go the extra mile to pamper our guests and make you feel special, taking care of...

Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We were a group of 7, two families with 4 boys ages 10-14. We had high hopes for this resort given the Barcelo names and the mostly good reviews. We were disappointed. We even upgraded to "premium" service. We paid a lot, likely because of the New Years travel. The entrance was underwhelming, as was the help at check-in. The...

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PachecoR, Director General at Barcelo Puerto Vallarta, responded to this review

Dear Guest Although we sincerely regret your disappointment with your stay in our Barceló Puerto Vallarta, we would like to thank you for sharing your comments as it will help us to identify areas of concern and act immediately so as to enhance our future guest´s experience among us. On other hand I thank you for your nice comments about...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this hotel over the New Year with our 2 young adult kids. The resort is located in Mismaloya which is a good hour from the airport and at least 30 minutes by car to the town of Puerto Vallarta. It has a small beach which is adjacent to a public beach and is in a sort of a...

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Dear Guest Barceló Puerto Vallarta is always willing to go the extra mile to exceed our guest´s expectations and your sincerity about what you share with us motivates us to continue improving to leave a positive mark on each and every one of our customers. The combination of beautiful grounds, excellent service and delicious cuisine can go a long way...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Barceló Puerto Vallarta***** (formerly Barceló La Jolla de Mismaloya) in Puerto Vallarta, is an elegant, all-inclusive Mexican-style resort. It offers 316 completely renovated and comfortable suites with excellent service, leisure, history, beautiful scenery, exuberant flora and privacy.Relax after a hard day’s work in the hotel spa, catch some rays at one of the hotel pools or take time out to practice your favourite water sport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barcelo Puerto Vallarta

Address: Zona Hotelera Sur Km. 11.5, Puerto Vallarta 48294, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Jalisco > Puerto Vallarta
Price Range: $237 - $556 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Barcelo Puerto Vallarta 4*
Number of rooms: 316
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Also Known As:
La Jolla Mismaloya
Barcelo La Jolla De Mismaloya Puerto Vallarta
La Jolla Puerto Vallarta
Puerto Vallarta La Jolla De Mismaloya
Barcelo De Mismaloya
Barcelo Mismaloya Puerto Vallarta
Barcelo La Jolla Mismaloya
Hotel Style:
#14 Top resorts Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#19 Spa Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#19 Luxury Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#24 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#27 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#29 Family Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
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“Every room has a good view of the beach.”
  • Before Heading out to the New years Party
 of 5 bubbles stephaniev898, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Building 1 - 1720,18,20,1920. Building 2 - 2720,2820,2920. Grand Master Suites”
  • Beach in the morning
  • Front part of balcony in Grand Master Suite 2820
  • View of the bay from Suite 2820
  • View from Balcony room 2820
  • Balcony on side room 2820
  • Master bedroom in Grand Master Suite
  • Living room of Grand Master Suite 2820
 of 5 bubbles Swanyman33, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“we liked tower 2 7,8, and 9 floor but all have ocean views and balconys, you could hear the surf all nite”
 of 5 bubbles meandertravel, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Premium rooms are more expensive but are on the top 3 floors, most with a sea view and other perks.”
 of 5 bubbles Moose97, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“You don't want the rooms over the bar!”
 of 5 bubbles rhondaa794, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
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