$45 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Jul 16, 2014 Check-out: Jul 19, 2014

Emperador Vallarta Beachfront Hotel and Suites

2 stars
Amapas #114 Col. Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta, 48380
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.5
out of 5
114 reviews
Fourth Stay a at Emperador

The location is A+ to get a real taste of PV. It's on the beach and walking distance to many local... See full review

  • ajm1217
  • Jan 8, 2014
if you don't know about the Romantic Zone you better ask somebody.

Wow the Hotel staff is the best the location is exactly where I want to be the resturant is good... See full review

  • Ali Baba and the 40 Thves
  • May 6, 2013
Hotel in Old Puerto Vallarta charms with tropical rooms
Emperador Hotel & Suites enjoys a base in the heart of Old Puerto Vallarta just a few minutes away from downtown and the airport. And with Playa Los Muertos directly outside one of its towers, the hotel offers instant appeal for travelers who want to stroll to El Malecon. Inside, rooms, suites and some spaces have kitchenettes. A coastal contemporary restaurant send visitors into paradise.
Highlights
  • A tower offering a choice of room layouts
  • Si Senor Restaurant and Beach Club for Vallartense fare
  • Some rooms with kitchenettes and beach views
  • Free Wi-Fi
Rooms
For a modestly sized hotel, Emperador Hotel & Suites presents ample choices. The property caters to short-term or extended-stay visitors with clean, Mexican-inspired spaces stocked with various necessities. Standard hotel rooms, which come with a shower, TV, telephone and one king bed or two twin beds, accommodate two people. Larger groups find comfort in suites and junior suites. The larger spaces enable guests to save on dining expenses by cooking in the kitchenettes. Mexican Colonial-style dining tables and views of the Romantic Zone add to the coastal bliss.
Features
Emperador Hotel & Suites guests revel in the ocean setting -- especially from its lounge chairs. Palm trees, cabana-style patio tables and a brick patio add to the atmosphere. For a change of scenery, patrons can also take advantage of the private beach or palapas (open-sided, thatched-roof huts).
Dining
The romance of Banderas Bay plays out every night at Si Senor Restaurant and Beach Club. The all-day restaurant sets up front-row tables on the sizzling Playa Los Muertos, where the ocean views are as delicious as the frosty Michelada brews.
Transportation
  • Puerto Vallarta Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport (6.4 mi/10.4 km)
Attractions
  • Malecon (5.7 mi/9.2 km)
  • Marina Vallarta (4.5 mi/7.3 km)
  • Downtown Vallarta (5.7 mi/9.2 km)
  • Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens (4.2 mi/6.7 km)
  • Bay of Banderas 4.2 mi/6.7 km)
Business
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free use of lobby computers

Emperador Vallarta Beachfront Hotel and Suites Rooms

Junior Suite Ocean View
Bedding option- 1 King size bed and One double . Room includes kitchenette, 32 inch plasma TV, air conditioning, telephone and Ocean view balcony.
Standard Suite
Bedding option- 1 King Size Bed. Room includes kitchenette, cable TV, air conditioning, telephone and Ocean view balcony (subject to availability).
Junior Suite Ocean View Quadruple
Bedding option- 1 King size bed and two sofa beds , Room includes kitchenette, 32 inch plasma TV, air conditioning, telephone and Ocean view balcony.
Standard Room
Bedding option- 1 double bed or 2 twin beds. Room includes cable TV, air conditioning, telephone.

Amenities

  • WiFi
Dining
Restaurant
Room service
Internet
WiFi

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Hotel Map

20.5999 -105.2384
Area served
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, the real mexican destination.
Nearby airports
Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Airport
Area description
3 minutes from downtown and 20 minutes from the International Airport.

Dining

Si Senor Restaurant & Beach Club
A completely different concept in Puerto Vallarta, where it merge the Sea, Contemporary Cuisine, Sun and Sand, happening in one of the most beautiful and famous Banderas Bay's Beach: Playa de los Muertos. Just few steps away from the pier, you will see our delicious Beach Club, ready with comfortable chairs and red umbrellas.
This three-level Restaurant just into the Romantic Zone because is the only one featuring Beach Club, Restaurant and Terraza Bar. Join us and enjoy Vallarta as you've never experienced before... We open daily for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, under an atmosphere truly Vallartense. Also we have beach side tables, special to celebrate your anniversary dinner, birthday dinner, engagement dinner or honeymoon dinner.
BEACH CLUB
With the following services: Showers, Umbrellas, Beach Cots, towels and table games without additional cost
TERRAZA SUNSET
The beautiful sunsets of Puerto Vallarta, invite you to enjoy a martini, a glass of wine, delicious coffee and a menu designed especially for your drink. In our Sunset Terrace reacquaint yourself with music from the 70's, 80's and more

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1200

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.

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Guest Reviews (114)

Ratings and reviews for Emperador Vallarta Beachfront Hotel and Suites

Overall score

3.5 / 5
5.01.0
114 out of 114
Amenities:
2.9
Room cleanliness:
3.9
Hotel staff:
4.3
Room comfort:
3.3
Location:
4.6
Value:
4.2

82% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Emperador Vallarta Beachfront Hotel and Suites

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Anonymous
Denver, CO
Feb 3, 2011

Underwhelming

Great location in the Zona Romantica. The picture gallery on their site got me excited about my stay...especially with the jacuzzis on the rooftops. However, both jacuzzis were empty and didn't work; they looked as if they hadn't been used in quite a while. The standard rooms were run-down. I won't be staying there again during my next trip to PV.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
2
Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

Rhythms of the Night from Vallarta Adventures was amazing. I highly recommend it if you're looking for a romantic getaway boat ride and amazing dinner/entertainment.

Review of Emperador Vallarta Beachfront Hotel and Suites

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Anonymous
Denver, CO
Feb 3, 2011

Underwhelming

Great location in the Zona Romantica. The picture gallery on their site got me excited about my stay...especially with the jacuzzis on the rooftops. However, both jacuzzis were empty and didn't work; they looked as if they hadn't been used in quite a while. The standard rooms were run-down. I won't be staying there again during my next trip to PV.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
2
Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

Rhythms of the Night from Vallarta Adventures was amazing. I highly recommend it if you're looking for a romantic getaway boat ride and amazing dinner/entertainment.

Review of Emperador Vallarta Beachfront Hotel and Suites

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Hotlatin Man
Chicago IL
Feb 1, 2011

Unbeatable location for the price

When to the beach & Night Clubs, Out to eat & Shoping. Perfect!!!! Location for all attivity!!!! very nice staff.. and clean.!! Thank you so much. Love L.g

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Everything is so close together. perfect spot.

Review of Emperador Vallarta Beachfront Hotel and Suites

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Hotlatin Man
Chicago IL
Feb 1, 2011

Unbeatable location for the price

When to the beach & Night Clubs, Out to eat & Shoping. Perfect!!!! Location for all attivity!!!! very nice staff.. and clean.!! Thank you so much. Love L.g

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Everything is so close together. perfect spot.

Review of Emperador Vallarta Beachfront Hotel and Suites

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Denver, CO
Jan 27, 2011

A pleasant stay

The trip was taken as a warm getaway from a cold winter. Pre-trip expectations were to spend some time relaxing or just laying in the sun. The hotel offered that as it is right on the shore of Banderas Bay. Wristbands are issued upon check-in so that guests may use the beach facilities and for discounts at the onsite restaurant, although unaffiliated with the hotel. The hotel pool is a block away, but most things in the area are similarly puzzled together. A great waterfront location within a short walk to several culinary choices or a healthy trek by foot to shopping on the Malecon or hiking the rocky shores to the south. The facility is not plush, it is basic, but it does meet most needs. The Emperador is functional, clean and has a staff that caters to its guests. Deposits are requested for the TV and A/C remotes (some may use the A/C at night to quiet the nearby sound of breaking waves), but are reimbursed upon check-out; easily used for cab fare back to the airport ($12MX).

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Dozens of dining choices within a few blocks of the hotel. Feel free to try a variety during your stay, even if one chooses a suite where your own foods may be prepared seaside. Don't be afraid to try older establishments or those off the beaten path.

Review of Emperador Vallarta Beachfront Hotel and Suites

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Denver, CO
Jan 27, 2011

A pleasant stay

The trip was taken as a warm getaway from a cold winter. Pre-trip expectations were to spend some time relaxing or just laying in the sun. The hotel offered that as it is right on the shore of Banderas Bay. Wristbands are issued upon check-in so that guests may use the beach facilities and for discounts at the onsite restaurant, although unaffiliated with the hotel. The hotel pool is a block away, but most things in the area are similarly puzzled together. A great waterfront location within a short walk to several culinary choices or a healthy trek by foot to shopping on the Malecon or hiking the rocky shores to the south. The facility is not plush, it is basic, but it does meet most needs. The Emperador is functional, clean and has a staff that caters to its guests. Deposits are requested for the TV and A/C remotes (some may use the A/C at night to quiet the nearby sound of breaking waves), but are reimbursed upon check-out; easily used for cab fare back to the airport ($12MX).

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Dozens of dining choices within a few blocks of the hotel. Feel free to try a variety during your stay, even if one chooses a suite where your own foods may be prepared seaside. Don't be afraid to try older establishments or those off the beaten path.

Review of Emperador Vallarta Beachfront Hotel and Suites

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
ny
Jan 17, 2011

getaway

been there before

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Review of Emperador Vallarta Beachfront Hotel and Suites

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
ny
Jan 17, 2011

getaway

been there before

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Review of Emperador Vallarta Beachfront Hotel and Suites

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Anonymous
Indiana
Jun 10, 2010

Do Able

I barely stayed at the hotel, things i didnt like, no ice machine but there was a store on the corner were i could purchase it, the bed was HARD! other than that it was alright for the money

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
1
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Emperador Vallarta Beachfront Hotel and Suites

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Anonymous
Alexandria, Virginia
Jun 8, 2010

Hotel Emperador Hotel

Elevator doesn't work. I got stuck in it. Despite complaints it never worked right. Sometimes access to the swimming pool was denied. They would tell me the pool was being cleaned How many hours in a day does it take to clean a small pool? When I would complained everyone acted like they never had this happened before. The elevator was always a risk. The poll was always being cleaned.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
2
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Cafe Olle Altas is very good.

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