Puerto Vallarta/Riviera Nayarit

Barcelo Puerto Vallarta


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One look and you will fall in love with the all-inclusive Barcelo Puerto Vallarta, an elegant, luxury resort on Playa Mismaloya, with picture perfect views of Banderas Bay. At this stylish resort, you can take part in a piece of Hollywood history. On-site is Cerro de la Iguana (Hill of the Iguana), the location of the famous movie set where Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor first fell in love.

Featuring 316 spacious and luxurious suites, all of them beautifully appointed and enjoying a partial or full ocean-view, this premium resort has thought of everything for your pleasure and comfort. You will feel your cares melt away as you lounge by one of the four sparkling pools overlooking Banderas Bay or sip a tropical drink in one of the two outdoor Jacuzzis, designed for your relaxation.

At Barcelo Puerto Vallarta, one of the most scenically beautiful resorts in the world, you can let the abundant natural beauty take you away from the everyday. From enjoying the beautiful beach with its bright, cobalt blue waters to the lush, surrounding tropical rainforest, you will feel yourself letting go and your senses reviving. If the stunning scenery isn't enough to rejuvenate you, try a massage or treatment at the spa, or lounge in a hammock in the verdant gardens.

Be delighted by the delectable cuisine in five internationally themed gourmet restaurants. Be dazzled by first-class entertainment, breathtaking landscapes, lush foliage, and all the relaxation and privacy you have been longing for. Fall in love with real luxury that will ensure your most unforgettable vacation ever!

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HOTEL LOCATION
The resort is set against an inimitable backdrop of fabulous Mismaloya Bay, along a beachfront with over 1600 ft of light golden sand. The property is twelve minutes south of downtown Puerto Vallarta,and 35 minutes away from the airport.
Address: KM 11.5 ZONA HOTELERA SUR
PUERTO VALLARTA
JAL

MX
Local Phone: 011-52-322-22...
Toll Free Phone: 1-800-BARCELO
Fax: 011-52-322-22-805-00; 22-808-53
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Car Rental
Concierge
Currency Exchange
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Parking
Physician on Call
Shopping Mall Nearby (12 minutes)
Pools
Number of Pools: 4
Outdoor Pools: 4     
Swim-up Bar
Pool features include waterfalls, small rivers and islands with jacuzzis.
Golf: NEARBY
Marina Vallarta Golf Course - 30 minutes north
Marina Vallarta Golf Club offers an 18-hole, par 71 course designed by Joe Finger. The course offers a total of 6,700 yards, and is located in the heart of Marina Vallarta, between the beach and marina. It is open daily from 7 am to 7 pm.
Holes: 18
Green Fees: $95.00
Cart Fee: Included.
Club Rental Fees: $25.00
Lessons Available
Tennis
Number of Courts: 1
Outdoor Courts: 1
Lighted Courts: 1
Court Fee: Complimentary
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Scuba: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Other Sports Available
Other Sports: Pool Tables, Black Jack Tables
Health Club / Spa
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Additional Charge
Sauna: Additional Charge
Spa: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
Barcelo Puerto Vallarta is a all suite resort with Spanish/Colonial architecture located beachfront on beautiful Mismaloya Bay. Surrounded by mountains and a river, this deluxe resort offers 317 One & Two bedroom suites. This self-contained all suite resort features a brand new Convention Center, 5 restaurants, 3 bars night tennis, four swimming pools, two whirlpools, water sports, an organized children's program. Beach: Check-in: 3:00 pm
Check-out: 12:00 noon
Total Rooms: 317
Year Opened: 1989 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, American Express
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
No Spring Breakers. Room Service is $10.00 plus tax and service, per service.
ROOM TYPES
GRAND MSTR STE OCF PREM LEVEL
Two flat screen televisions, 2 telephones, terrace, dining area and additional separate lounge area, extra separate toilet, large upgraded bathroom, Premium Level amenities and services. One King bed.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Minibar
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
FAMILY SUITE PREMIUM LEVEL
Perfect for families with 2 bedrooms, one with a king bed & the other with 2 single beds or 1 king bed.They have bathrooms with a shower, 2 TVs, views of the gardens or swimming pool from the balcony. Guests receive Premiuum Level inclusions.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
FAMILY SUITE
These rooms are perfect for families with 2 bedrooms, one with a king bed & the otherwith 2 single beds or 1 king bed. They also have bathrooms with shower, 2 TVs, gardenor pool views from from the balcony, minibar.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
MASTER SUITE OCF PREMIUM LEVEL
Two flat screen televisions, additional separate lounge area, extra separate toilet, large upgraded bathroom, Premium Level amenities and services. One king bed.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Minibar
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
SUITE DELUXE PREMIUM LEVEL
Spectacular sea view, balcony, fully fitted bathroom with shower, 2 flat screen TVs, living room with sofa. Offers exclusive benefits such as premium amenities kit, access to Premium Lounge, personalized check-in. 1 King bed or 2 Double beds.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
PRESIDENTIAL STE OCF PREM LVL
Stunning front view of the sea, which you can enjoy from the terrace and the Jacuzzi.Located on the 2nd floor & has two bedrooms one with king bed & other with 2 singles.Large living/dining room, two bathrooms with showers. 3 TVs. Premium Level services.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Jacuzzi
Minibar
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
SUITE DELUXE
The Suite Deluxe rooms are perfect to spend a luxury vacation. Its 732 square feet will make your stay a perfect place to enjoy maximum comfort.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
DINING
Barcelo Puerto Vallarta features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
There are 5 Restaurants at Barcelo Puerto Vallarta:
La Cantina - Mexican buffet restaurant with a variety of tequila as its specialty. Open from 10am until 1am.
Don Quijote - A la carte restaurant serving Spanish specialties. Open for dinner. Reservations are required. Dress Code: Casual-long pants and collar shirt
El Patio - International buffet restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner
Los Arcos - A la carte restaurant offering steaks and seafood. Open for dinner. Reservations are required.
Capri - A la carte restaurant with Italian cuisine. Open for dinner, reservations are required.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Volleyball, Water Aerobics, Watersports.
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
The Kids Club hosts a variety of activities designed especially for kids, including exercises, handicrafts, painting, singing, beach soccer, bingo, pińatas, beach activities, treasure hunts, parades, bobbing for apples, and more!
Applicable Ages: 5 to 12 years old.

Children's Facilities
PlayGround
Game Room
Children's Pool
Babysitting Fee: $9.00 per hour
Advance Notice for Babysitting: 24 hours
Children`s pool and movie room.

Apple Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
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1097 Recommend
1097 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Barcelo Puerto Vallarta to their friends and family



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Apple Vacations Traveller Reviews
Barcelo Puerto Vallarta
CHAD L.
Mar 03 2018
We really enjoyed our stay! Great food, staff and location. Barcelo is just the right size. The only complaint i have is when we got to our room, there were no towels, no beach towels, no slippers or robe and this was something that was supposed to be a perk of staying in the premium level. We did not really know what we were missing until we started asking around. We told the local Apple Representative about this the following morning after check in but i don't know if he really did anything about it. the other thing I wanted to mention is the free tour of Puerto Vallarta that comes with the room is really just a shopping spree. They do stop at certain tourist spots but mainly stop at different shops along the way so people can shop. Not our cup of tea. However, when we voiced our displeasure to the tour guide they happily dropped us back at the resort, so we didn't have to find our own mode of transportation back. All in all, we know a lot more now then we did before, would go back and would stay at Barcelo again. It was a beautiful place.
Customer Rating: 

Friendly staff, but cleanliness was an afterthought.
NICHOLOS L.
Feb 02 2018
The rooms were generally clean, and the staff were pretty friendly. Though I could tell that the silverware needed to be cleaned thoroughly, but rarely was. On multiple occasions I noticed black flakes / oil / heavy smudges on our forks/knives/cups. Additionally, my wife got food poisoning for half the trip, which I would not be surprised if it was from the dirty silverware.
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JULIA S.
Feb 02 2018
The hotel was absolutely beautiful and lived up to everything that we expected. The staff were incredibly friendly and honestly went out of their way to make us feel welcome and comfortable. The hotel was very private to its surroundings which was great, but also close enough to downtown to hop in a cab whenever we wanted to do something different. I would recommend this hotel for anyone; from couples to families with children!
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Barcelo Puerto Vallarta
PRUDENCE V.
Jan 29 2018
This is a very nice hotel. The food is just ok, kind of the same thing everyday. If you are looking for nightlife this isn't the place. The bar is nice but it is small and It usually closes about 12 or 1am. It is clean and it is well maintained. We had a small leak in the bathroom, we told the front desk and they had maintenance there within 5 minutes. He fixed the leak and all was good. This hotel is far from downtown but you can take a bus into town that stops right in front of the hotel for 8 pesos. We would take the bus into town and a cab back. The cab from the Melacon was 150 pesos. The pools are nice. 2 seem to always be in the shade so they are cold but the main pool is nice and it does have a swim up bar. The staff are always friendly and helpful Tip them well they work really hard at making you happy! The beach is rough. It is very small and the sand is like little rocks, so don't walk barefoot. there is a couple little huts on the beach that do massage for $20 per person!! Unheard of, We went to the hut all the way to the right the last little hut and they gave the deepest deep tissue massage I've ever had!! Very good massage! The specialty restaurants are mediocre. But all in all it is a beautiful hotel and very clean. The people are amazing. We have been there twice now and each time was wonderful!
Customer Rating: 

not like it was on previous stays
BARBARA C.
Aug 11 2017
We have stayed @ Barceló on several occasions, my stay this time was not quite up to par with previous stays. The changes were subtle, probably not noticeable if we had not stayed there in past. Our 2 bdrm family suite was in need of some tlc, sink did not drain in one bathroom, neither hair dryer worked and several lights not working. If you like washcloths best bring your own. We had to call housekeeping 4 times too have room cleaned. The game room has been remodeled, they took out the pool table & replaced it with token operated games (the tokens price is ridiculous (10 tokens for 16.00 usd) games were timed for 30 seconds per game. in my opinion extremely overpriced.
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Room occupancy
AMBER W.
May 16 2017
It was only my husband and I and we were giving a room with 2 double beds. When going on a vacation we would gave much rather preferred a king sized bed. They ended up trying to accommodate and put the two beds together but you could still feel the crack.
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Mosquitoes ruined it!
SUMMER G.
Apr 11 2017
The $500 resort credit provided by Apple Vacation is a hoax, there is no such thing. Barcelo totally denied it. The hotel premium concierge service were not happy to make any changes to the dinner reservations already. The guy at the service desk kept winking at my daughter and my wife. Lots of mosquitoes, we have bites all over our legs & arms which itch like hell and now we have to taking antibiotics. Restaurants are average, nothing special. The main chef at the buffet was actually able to prepare a much better three course dinner for us exclusively. Both the showers in the bathrooms had water drainage issue, we complained twice and we were told it was fixed but it actually got worse. Not returning to this resort.
Customer Rating: 

Friendly people, poor quality hotel
DANIEL W.
Apr 10 2017
Nice friendly staff,, room was not terrible but not good. Showers were poor and didn't drain well. Food was well below average. Usually gain a couple pounds on vacation, not on this one. Drinks were the same. Oh yea,,and we did upgrade to the premium at booking. So I can only imagine how bad it could have been. For those that read the recommendations,like we did, this is a honest opinion for a family of five (kids13,11,7). I would not recommend Barcelo Puerto Vallarta.
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Scary
LINDA H.
Mar 20 2017
The last night of my stay I came back to my room and my door was open and there was a receipt from the front office laying inside my room on the ledge inside the door. When I walk down to the office to ask them why that was put in my room and my door left open they told me they'd never would do that. The bellboy showed me where he would've put it in the door either in the crack of the door or under the door . He said he would play back the security cameras and see what was going on he called me when I he asked me if I was going back to my room and I said yes and I was scared. I looked under the bed I looked under the vanity I looked in the closet's was I thought someone could've been hiding in my room. Nothing appeared to be missing but it still made me wonder why my door was left open. They called me at my room and said that they've discovered that the apparatus that the room key slid into needed new batteries and that's why my door opened but they swore up-and-down that they never would open my door to put that receipt from my charges inside my room. I do not believe that this was true . Since I am a widow and I was in my room alone it was quite scary. Also my room was not ready when I got there they told me that it would be ready in a half an hour and I waited until almost 4 o'clock in the afternoon before it was open so I could go in and put my suitcase in my room and kind of get settled and the floor was dirty.
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PAMELA D.
Feb 23 2017
Oscar was great in the restaurants.
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very noisy
IRINA T.
Feb 18 2017
nice rooms, good location, but very noisy
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Celebrating Mando's birthday.
maria92251, Imperial, California
Tue Jul 17 15:45:32 EDT 2018
From the moment we arrived, everybody at the front desk was very friendly, especially.... the Bell Boy Jesus. The views from our room were so beautiful especially at sunset. We had a great time at the Barcelo that I'm already booking our next trip with our family.

14th vacation at Barcelo
peggymckay, Yorba Linda, California
Tue Jul 17 11:06:30 EDT 2018
Love going back to Barcelo! From the friendly staff, dining, beach & pools we always have a great time. Adelina Romero helps coordinate our transports & books our activities. It is a joy to see her every year & know she will help with anything we need. Thank you Adelina for another great vacation. Oscar Martinez is awesome & remembered all our parties names after 2 days. He went over & above to make our dining fun. The new renovations have really updated the look of the hotel.

Please look for another hotel
Alejandra V,
Thu Jul 12 10:37:57 EDT 2018
The family loves Vallarta and we’re so exited about this family vacation. But.......save yourself! Don’t spend your money at this place. I am currently staying with my family and all I can tell you is I wish we were home. The unfortunate experiences began since we arrived, a big group had left the hotel and they were struggling with having clean rooms. We had upgraded to the premium level. This level allows to have a separate check in area, which was counterproductive since the lobby was empty and had to wait at the premium lobby for 20 min until we were helped. The problems continued, the food is soooooo bland, better go have meals downtown, no point of being all inclusive. There is no waiters to serve at the pool. Worst of all I have a one year old baby and brought a float from back home, well when we left to get food at the buffet it was stolen, another guest let me know she saw who took it but management said there was nothing they could do, it’s really the principle and the fact management does NOT care. All this was brought up to management, Hugo, Jaime and Lucy And thankfully they were able to help us out and turn around our experience

Disappointing
Jose R,
Wed Jul 11 17:12:03 EDT 2018
We've been to Barcelo playa del carmen, Huatulco and Los Cabos. Barcelo Puerto Vallarta is far away from the quality and exclusivity the the rest of the Barcelo Family offers. Amenities are old and not very well taken care of. Some guest services such as housekeeping are mediocre. And unfortunately the kind of guests, staying in the hotel we encountered were rude and didn't have much respect for other families trying to enjoy a nice holiday. Often getting drunk and inappropriate in front of other people. However staff were amazingly nice and attentive I give the staff 5 stars, the rest a mere 2 star is saying a lot.

Super chill / great food!
sarasirop, Kitchener, Canada
Mon Jul 09 18:03:53 EDT 2018
This resort was super lovely. My boyfriend and I went alone together looking for some rest and relaxation. Other than a few bugs and a couple days of no swimming on the beach, this place was everything we were looking for. It was chill but also family friendly – some kids and local families on the weekend. - food was great, fresh fish everyday! - the waterfall pool was very refreshing and fun to swim in - the room was big, clean and had an amazing view of the mountains to the the east and the water to the west - beautiful sunsets every night - quiet, but still some excitement with the beach and boats next door - drink were strong and so was the sun - staff was very nice! I would highly suggest this resort if you're looking to get away and see some really great views!



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