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Hotel Rio Malecon

3.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

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.

Had an amazing time here. Not the fanciest but its a block off the boardwalk and around the corner from all of the fun. Simple clean , great products. no mini bar and no fancy bedding.. but i would stay here again

I stayed here for my second trip to PVR and it was perfect. The hotel is in a really good location, just one block from the Malecon and walking distance to the flea market, beach, etc. Taxis and buses are available right outside the door. The room was kind of small, but for just me traveling it was fine. The restaurant was good, and staff there was friendly. I would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone who is looking to stay in PVR and explore the area rather than sit on the beach all day at an all inclusive resort.

It was comfortable, but the king sized bed covered most of the room. No tv, which would be normal in a 3 star hotel. It was fine for the price, I suppose

Middle of everything and a block from the water. Room is basic but clean. Cute looking courtyard.

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 Gringo Gulch, Hotel Rio Malecon is next to Los Arcos Amphitheater and Plaza Principal. This 46-room, 3-star hotel welcomes guests with 2 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. Centrally located in Puerto Vallarta, 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.

Room options

Superior Room

King 1 | Queen 1 | Sleeps 2

Standard Room, Kitchenette

Full 2 | Queen 1 | Sleeps 3

Deluxe Double

Queen 1 | Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Deluxe Room, Kitchenette

King 1 | Queen 1 | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for Hotel Rio Malecon

Everyone (13) Couples (5) Other (6) Friends (4)
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

5

nice change

Everyone

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

By , from Minnesota on Mar 30, 2017

Review comment responded on Apr 6, 2017

Dear traveler, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts. We look forward to seeing you soon again at Hotel Rio Malecon Vallarta Warm regards

4

friendly

Everyone

Clean good location helpful staff rooms a bit spartan

By on Mar 10, 2017

Review comment responded on Mar 14, 2017

Dear traveler, Thank you very much for your comment. We look forward to the pleasure of having you as our guest. Warm regards

3

only one block from the malecon

Everyone

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.

By , from Boise, ID on Dec 26, 2016

5

great service, friendly staff, great location.

Everyone

By on Nov 6, 2016

Review comment responded on Dec 9, 2016

Dear traveler, Thank you for staying with us. We work hard to make our guests happy and appreciate your feedback!