$46 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: May 11, 2015 Check-out: May 12, 2015

Costa Club Punta Arena Hotel & Villas

2 stars
View map of Blvd Fracisco Medina Ascencio, #1737 Col. Olimpica, Puerto Vallarta, 48310

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
2.8
out of 5
16 reviews
Good for relax

It was good to relax, food was good, not expensive hotel, very nice beach, but you may not swim in... See full review

  • Marichka
  • Mar 22, 2012
Great location and Great housekeeping st

Well at first I was not crazy about the Hotel. There were some minor things that need to be fixed... See full review

  • mLatour
  • Apr 21, 2010
Mexican colonial resort lures families with water activities and shows
Costa Club Punta Arena Hotel & Villas - All Inclusive aims to be a well-rounded family resort. With a manageable roster of restaurants, pools -- plus one for the kids -- and water activities, the 208-room hotel invites guests to enjoy the lush, tropical grounds indoors and outdoors. Rooms embrace Mexican colonial furniture, textiles and art. When parents need a break, a kids' club offers craft-making, games and lessons (fees apply).
Highlights
  • Family-friendly all-inclusive resort
  • Unlimited domestic drinks from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Kids' club
  • Two pools and children's pool, plus indoor theater, gym
  • Babysitting services
Rooms
Hand-carved headboards and fiesta patterns inject Mexican colonial style into the 206 rooms at Costa Club Punta Arena Hotel & Villas - All Inclusive. Guests are greeted by floral artwork, orange and green linens and towels folded into swans. The result: a space that feels wholly tropical. Terracotta tile keeps feet cool, but rooms are also air-conditioned and equipped with ceiling fans. Standard amenities include one king bed or two full beds, cable TV and telephone.
Features
Families engage in the many water activities -- including two freshwater pools and children's pool -- available at Costa Club Punta Arena Hotel & Villas - All Inclusive. When parents need alone time, they turn to the kids' club, where children make crafts, play bingo and take dancing lessons for a fee. An indoor theater, live comedy show, gym and other conveniences round out the amenities.

Babysitting can also be arranged for an extra charge.
Dining
Costa Club Punta Arena Hotel & Villas - All Inclusive caters to family dining and date nights with an all-day buffet (El Forum Restaurant), a reservations-required, adults-only Italian restaurant (Los Caracoles restaurant) and an option for light fare (Cebiche & Tequila Snack Bar). For fruity drinks by the pool, try Cocos Bar.
Transportation
  • Puerto Vallarta Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport (0.2 mi/0.4 km)
Attractions
  • Malecon (5.7 mi/9.2 km)
  • Marina Vallarta (1.1 mi/1.8 km)
  • Old Town (5.6 mi/9.1 km)
  • Downtown Vallarta (0.2 mi/0.4 km)
  • Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens (4.2 mi/6.7 km)
  • Bay of Banderas (5.2 mi/8.4 km)

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Costa Club Punta Arena Hotel & Villas Rooms

Suite two bedroom
Two Bedroom units with 1 King Size Bed, living and dining room, color TV with local cable service, Air conditioning, ceiling fan, telephone, full bathroom with shower and safety deposit box.
Standard Guest Room
Standard guest room with decorated colonial style. Bed type on request. Room includes air conditioning, fan, color TV, phone, bathroom with shower, and terrace/balcony.

Amenities

  • All inclusive
  • WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
General
Concierge
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Spa
Dining
All inclusive
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Services
Childcare Service
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Doctor on call
Gift shop
Currency exchange
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Dining

Los Caracoles
Italian restaurant a la carte with an intimate ambience. Exquisite entrees prepared and served by our professional staff, next to the riverbank. (Dinner Only)
On-Site Dining
At any moment of the day you can enjoy the best cocktail drinks and excellent Mexican and International cuisine. Breakfast or dinner buffet at "The Forum" restaurant, relax with a refreshing drink at the swim up bar.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
3:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Costa Club Punta Arena Hotel & Villas

Overall score

2.8 / 5
5.01.0
16 out of 16
Amenities:
2.6
Cleanliness:
3.7
Hotel staff:
3.7
Comfort:
2.9
Location:
4
Value:
3.7

69% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
karen c.
Business
N/A
Mar 4, 2015

beware

was just spending one night prior to flying out the next day - and immediately following check-in, was told by the "concierge" that breakfast tomorrow was going to be at a nice place ONLY 20 minutes away !!!! There would also be a short "entertainment" after breakfast. Recognizing this for what it was - a timeshare scheme, I said no- I was leaving early, and was there actually breakfast available at the hotel ? YES !!!!! She made it sound like the hotel would NOT be offering breakfast in the morning, and you HAD to go to this other place for breakfast. Also - the Italian dinner is only offered three nights of the week.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anacampana02
Business
San Jose, IL 62682, USA
Apr 2, 2012

Good for the price

The location was great! The service, food and rooms were mediocre. I wasn't expecting much for the price, so I wasn't disappointed.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Go eat sopa de tortilla at La Paloma in the Malecon

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Marichka
Business
California, USA
Mar 22, 2012

Good for relax

It was good to relax, food was good, not expensive hotel, very nice beach, but you may not swim in the ocean, quards will not let you go in, it is very rocky and deep. You can wet your feet, that is all.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
2
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
TADB
Business
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Feb 23, 2012

Good Location - Outdated - Friendly, Helpful Staff

The staff were wonderful, polite, and helpful. We booked a 2 bedroom, with kitchenette. They do not have refrigerators.... Some have Stoves. Ours only had a sink. Definitely not what we expected. If you need those items - do not go here. Food was average. Location was an easy walk into downtown. Would only go back if we didn't want the kitchenette.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Don't be afraid to get out and walk through downtown. Lots of wonderful shops and dining.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
MoKika
Business
Guadalajara
Feb 3, 2012

Good for the price...

Just good for the price. The food is not so good. The rooms are very clean. Good location.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: In Hotel

All inclusive for just a bit.

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Review of Costa Club Punta Arena Hotel & Villas

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
John Malakas
Business
Chicago, IL, USA
Jan 14, 2012

Nothing Fancy, Great for the Price !

It is by far nothing fancy. However You Get what you pay for. All the other hotels near by we're almost 400 dollars a night. This is not a fancy hotel resort. You can't beat the price !!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
2
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Everything is soooo cheap in that area of Puerto Vallarta !!!! Beautiful views within walking distance. The hotel is nothing special. However Great location. You Get what you pay for !

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Review of Costa Club Punta Arena Hotel & Villas

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
GERMANY
Feb 20, 2011

REALLY BAD HOTEL

I WAS PART OF ALL INCLUSIVE AND FOOD REALLY BAD I GOT SICK TO DAYS ON THE ROAD DRINKS ARE REALLY CHEAP ROOM WITH NO LIGHTS AWFULL

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
1
Location:
3
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Costa Club Punta Arena Hotel & Villas

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
randolph, mb
Jan 24, 2011

great vacation for your money

This resort was great! The food was great, the drinks were OK, the room was clean but the bed was hard. If you want it to feel like you are at home.....stay home. If you want to feel like you are in Mexico this is the right place. It's a smaller resort, with the beach being a very short 1 minute path through the snack bar. The rooms are basic but very clean. We had no trouble getting them to fix anything that was not right. The location was great with only a 15 minute walk to the Malecon with all the shops and the night life. They have a nightly show that was ok, the only issue is the supper room opens at 7pm and the show is at 8pm. When they have the show at 8pm they turn out all the lights except the stage so it gets a bit difficult to see what your eating if you have come in late for supper. The only thing that we missed was having a fridge in the room. The big ugly abandoned building that is between this resort and the beach was just that, ugly! You could still see the ocean between and it wasn't as bad as we had read in a lot of reviews. It was just ugly. Would definately stay here again, the friends that we were with had stayed there before and would also stay there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
2
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Costa Club Punta Arena Hotel & Villas

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
OnTheFly
Business
Los Angeles, CA
Dec 31, 2010

Glad it was only for 1 night

Last minute overnight in Puerto Vallarta. Basic hotel, nothing special. Would not recommend, unless you just need a place to lay your head for the night.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Costa Club Punta Arena Hotel & Villas

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
mLatour
Business
orlando florida
Apr 21, 2010

Great location and Great housekeeping st

Well at first I was not crazy about the Hotel. There were some minor things that need to be fixed in the room. It's an older hotel so dont expect it to be a top of the line hotel. But for the price you really can't complain. The Housekeepers really do a great job. [...] the bar tender was great and very friendly. The rest of the waiters and bartenders were good but [...] stands out. The food was pretty good and there was an ok selection to choose from. There was always alot of fresh fruits. The buffet restaurant "the forum" was closed for 5 of the 7 nights because the hotel was pretty empty so they moved the buffet to the outdoor restaurant which has a great atmosphere. The Forum Restaurant is indoors and had dinner shows when the hotel had more capacity. The shows were pretty good considering this is a small hotel. The 2 pools were clean. It was mostly families that stayed the week I was there so it was pretty peaceful and laid back. I would most likely stay there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

Everything you need is close by. There are alof of restaurants, bars, shops, money exchange places, the Melecon area is about 20 minute walk. A taxi ride to Melecon is $4.

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