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Hotel Rio Malecon

3.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

The location is really good for access to the Maliecon, which is by far the best attraction in PV.

The pool is surrounded by the fantastic restaurant. While it makes for pleasing atmosphere to eat by, you will not be booking a hotel with lounge chairsand pool you can hang out at comfortably. We did see some people in the pool, but it is awkward and never got in. We stayed in two rooms, both bathrooms needed some maintenance but the plastic sheet on the bed kinda ruined it for us. Hotel is on the bus route, so be specific about your room selection for noise. No elevator. The staff was very very nice, willing to help and go the extra mile. Close to lots of fun stuff. Restuarant was top notch.

This hotel has it all for Puerto Vallarta- centrally close to everything you want to see and do. The hotel has an amazing restaurant- Coexist, which is the best food with the best service for the cheapest prices for a sit down restaurant out of anywhere I ate in outr 9 day/9 night stay. The rooms are modern and clean as well. The only thing anyone might have the slightest problem with was remodelling that was happening for certain rooms and retiling of walkways. Other than that, this place is perfect! You won't find a nicer hotel room for under $100/night in PV.

Very nice room only issued was on Main Street so was a little noisy in the early morning but live the location.

Very nice staff, great location and price! It's very clean, nice/decent great service.

xlnt staff restaurants and cantinas close and in hotel 2nd time staying here

Great hotel food was excellent daily happy hour restaurant closed Monday 24 hour convenient store 50 feet away Beach 2 minutes away, surrounded by great restaurant's from small hole in the wall street taco's to fine dinning close to public transportation night life very small pool

I found this hotel to be an authentic Mexican hotel, it is clean,quite,has a small pool on the main floor and a restaurant. I wish they had wash clothes but that is my only complaint. I would recommend this hotel to anyone who wants a nice place in town. It is not a resort which is a great thing to me. The staff are very helpful and friendly. I like simple, clean,quite,and safe this had all that.

caused my bad hips a lot of problems. Beds on concrete support also caused pain. Great place other wise. all staff friendly and helpful. restaurant had good food. Overall enjoyed it. Nice courtyard. clean rooms.

One block from beach, one block from Vallarta's fabulous outdoor market , and the room was CLEAN & cozy and full of artistic aesthetic details. Perfect.

Quaint little hotel one block off the Malencon. I usually stay a little closer to the pier, but this was a nice change and only 10 minute walk. Rooms were exceptionally quiet considering the traffic out my balcony. Bed was surprisingly very comfortable as well as the pillows!!! Great air conditioner and great maid service. I felt very safe and comfortable

Clean good location helpful staff rooms a bit spartan

Great location and friendly staff. The pool is very cold and in the shade of the building. Very close to small grocery stores. The hotel is in need of a renovation. For a few nights in town you can't beat the price.

Best value in PVR.Quiet, safe, close to everything.Beach is literally one minute away...just cross the street and walk a very short block.English speaking front desk.WIFI is weak upstairs, very strong in the lobby/restaurant.Very accommodating front desk crew, eager to please.

Clean and nice little place close to the beach and shopping. The cafe attached is fantastic for breakfast.

i had a blast...staff here are super nice very good on taking care of your needs and the palomas are the best ! walking distance from the beach and night life....perfect location

Medium sized hotel in the heart of PV. Few blocks away from the town square and a block from the Malecon. Tons of local shops with souvenirs and food. Hotel staff was friendly and helped with all my needs. Room was spacious with its own fridge, microwave, and burner stove. Only downfall (maybe just for my room) is that there was no wifi signal. I had to go down to the lobby to have an Internet connection. Staff tried to help with this matter to no avail. Good experience here though.

Great location with affordable prices. I would recommend to a friends getaway.

Great location, central to everything and an easy trip to and from the airport. Friendly staff and fine rooms and accommodations.

Morelos 170, Centro Puerto Vallarta JAL

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Malecon
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Outdoor pool

Located in Downtown Puerto Vallarta, Hotel Rio Malecon is next to Los Arcos Amphitheater and Naval Historic Museum. This 46-room, 3-star hotel welcomes guests with 2 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. Centrally located in Gringo Gulch, the hotel is also a short walk from Malecon and La Presidencia.


Dining

Enjoy dining at one of 2 onsite restaurants including COEXISTbistro, which specializes in international cuisine. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. Start weekdays with cooked-to-order breakfast, available for a fee from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.


Rooms

Hotel Rio Malecon's 46 recently renovated rooms provide balconies or patios, safes, and phones. TVs come with cable channels, and free WiFi keeps guests connected. Desks and free toiletries are other standard amenities.


Property features

Renovated in 2013, Hotel Rio Malecon offers an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and a meeting room. For transportation, you can make use of a shuttle from the hotel to the airport (available 24 hours) for MXN 600 per person, as well as limo/town car service. The front desk is staffed 24 hours a day to help with concierge services and luggage storage. Other amenities at this family-friendly hotel include a terrace, laundry facilities, and a garden.

Guest reviews for Hotel Rio Malecon

Everyone (17) Couples (5) Other (6) Friends (4)
5
Everyone

The location is really good for access to the Maliecon, which is by far the best attraction in PV.

By , from Oakland on Jan 14, 2018

Review comment responded on Jan 19, 2018

Dear traveler, Thank you very much for your comment about you recently stay, we are delighted you had an opportunity to join us at Hotel Rio Malecon Vallarta, we certainly hope you are inspired to return. We are taking the note about the gas smell, we will make sure everything is working fine, this is the first complain about it. We truly appreciate your visit, we would love to welcome you back soon. Warm regards

3
Everyone

The pool is surrounded by the fantastic restaurant. While it makes for pleasing atmosphere to eat by, you will not be booking a hotel with lounge chairsand pool you can hang out at comfortably. We did see some people in the pool, but it is awkward and never got in. We stayed in two rooms, both bathrooms needed some maintenance but the plastic sheet on the bed kinda ruined it for us. Hotel is on the bus route, so be specific about your room selection for noise. No elevator. The staff was very very nice, willing to help and go the extra mile. Close to lots of fun stuff. Restuarant was top notch.

By , from California on Jan 8, 2018

Review comment responded on Jan 14, 2018

Dear traveler, Thank you very much for your comment about you recently stay, we are delighted you had an opportunity to join us at Hotel Rio Malecon Vallarta, we certainly hope you are inspired to return. We truly appreciate all the details you have shared. We would love to welcome you back soon. Warm regards

5

great hotel, great value, amazing location!

Everyone

This hotel has it all for Puerto Vallarta- centrally close to everything you want to see and do. The hotel has an amazing restaurant- Coexist, which is the best food with the best service for the cheapest prices for a sit down restaurant out of anywhere I ate in outr 9 day/9 night stay. The rooms are modern and clean as well. The only thing anyone might have the slightest problem with was remodelling that was happening for certain rooms and retiling of walkways. Other than that, this place is perfect! You won't find a nicer hotel room for under $100/night in PV.

By , from Portland, OR on Dec 27, 2017

Review comment responded on Dec 28, 2017

Dear traveler, We appreciate the time you have taken to share your review and recommendation. Our team can be as involved or uninvolved as you want us to be, comments like yours are what motivate us to continue providing our guests with the great service we’re known for. We are placed that you were able to enjoy our property location and restaurant as well. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back for an even better experience. Warm regards

4

close to beach and center of town.

Everyone

Very nice room only issued was on Main Street so was a little noisy in the early morning but live the location.

By , from bakersfield. on Dec 20, 2017

Review comment responded on Dec 22, 2017

Dear traveler, We thank you so much for your words regarding your stay at Hotel Rio Malecon Vallarta. We hope to have the honor of welcoming you back to our paradise soon. Warm regards

5

nice staff and great location!

Everyone

Very nice staff, great location and price! It's very clean, nice/decent great service.

By , from California on Oct 15, 2017

Review comment responded on Nov 12, 2017

Dear traveler, Thank you for your visit and for sharing such kind words about your stay. We look forward to our next chance to serve you. Warm regards

5

close to beach and the malecon

Everyone

xlnt staff restaurants and cantinas close and in hotel 2nd time staying here

By on Oct 2, 2017

Review comment responded on Nov 12, 2017

Dear traveler, It was our pleasure hosting you on a relaxing seaside escape in Puerto Vallarta. We would love to welcome you back for a 3th time. Warm regards

4

nice hotel close to everything

Everyone

Great hotel food was excellent daily happy hour restaurant closed Monday 24 hour convenient store 50 feet away Beach 2 minutes away, surrounded by great restaurant's from small hole in the wall street taco's to fine dinning close to public transportation night life very small pool

By on Jul 3, 2017

Review comment responded on Jul 8, 2017

Dear traveler, We thank you so much for your kind words regarding your stay at Hotel Rio Malecon Vallarta. We hope to have the honor of welcoming you back to our paradise. Warm regards

5

for the money this is a great hotel.

Everyone

I found this hotel to be an authentic Mexican hotel, it is clean,quite,has a small pool on the main floor and a restaurant. I wish they had wash clothes but that is my only complaint. I would recommend this hotel to anyone who wants a nice place in town. It is not a resort which is a great thing to me. The staff are very helpful and friendly. I like simple, clean,quite,and safe this had all that.

By , from illnois on May 21, 2017

Review comment responded on May 24, 2017

Dear traveler, Thank you for choosing Hotel Rio Malecon Vallarta for your getaway. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, location, and that our staff provided a helpful service. Thank you for your thoughts, and we look forward to our next chance to serve you. Warm regards

3

all rooms are up stairs which

Everyone

caused my bad hips a lot of problems. Beds on concrete support also caused pain. Great place other wise. all staff friendly and helpful. restaurant had good food. Overall enjoyed it. Nice courtyard. clean rooms.

By on Apr 10, 2017

Review comment responded on Apr 12, 2017

Dear traveler, Thank you very much for your feedback. We sorry to hear that the bed support caused pain as you mentioned, this is the first time we have a complaint about it, in fact most of the mattresses need a flat bed support, no matters if it is concrete, wood or even metal. Please rest assured that we are looking into resolving these issues as promptly as possible to prevent them from affecting your next vacation at our hotel. Warm regards

5

clean & great location

Everyone

One block from beach, one block from Vallarta's fabulous outdoor market , and the room was CLEAN & cozy and full of artistic aesthetic details. Perfect.

By on Apr 4, 2017

Review comment responded on Apr 6, 2017

Dear traveler, We appreciate the time you have taken to share your review. We look forward to providing with even more great experiences in the future. Warm regards