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Golden Zone

Mazatlan, Mexico
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Mazatlan City Sightseeing Tour with Shopping Time and Lunch
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This tourist strip houses many exclusive mega-hotels.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“lots of shops” (9 reviews)
“dairy queen” (6 reviews)
Mazatlan, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

We tend to stay in the Golden Zone due to the close proximity to shops, restaurants, and hustle and bustle of Cameron Sabalo road. We do a lot of walking about and enjoying looking at shops, stopping for a drink or bite to eat. Lots...More

Thank bezerk
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Dealing with Casa Maya regarding cups that were delivered broken was a nightmare. While all the proper procedures were followed, e.g., forwarding pictures, dealing with FedEX and keeping up on it al,l in the end Casa Maya's multiple emails saying they would replace them never...More

Thank Joan L
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This is where our hotel was at. Lots to see and do. Shopping everywhere. Walking distance to everything. A lot of hotels in this area. Very very good places to eat. A lot of fun.

1  Thank monicachief
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Most of the hotels, bars, and restaurants are in this area and just about anything you want or need can be found here. Beach is ok although some vendor hassle but that is to be expected.

1  Thank Rick H
Reviewed 8 June 2017

For cruisers who don't care to take day-long excursions and just want to get off the ship for a short period, the Golden Zone is a good alternative. A $10 taxi ride (up to 4 people) takes about 15 minutes and drops you in the...More

1  Thank mesatraveler
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I'm not a shopper, so I wasn't that impressed. However, it was great to visit and look around and see all the different stuff. Very much geared to tourists and not a lot of variety of merchandise from one vendor to another. I don't like...More

2  Thank _lorrie1972
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The golden zone is the "nicer" part of mazatlan but this is where you will find over priced merchandise and merchants that are trying to sell you everything. I suppose its ok to see if you have nothing to do.

3  Thank HighExpecTASTEion
Reviewed 22 May 2017

One hotel after another on the beach and shops across the street. Pulmaniaro cabs were a wild experience with 6 stereo/radio speakers in an open air modified VW.

2  Thank SandyandRalph
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We stayed at the Inn at Mazatlan as our home base and traveled up and down the Zona El Dorado, both on foot and via the infamous "pulmonia." We like to find one driver and stick with him for the entire trip. He would take...More

2  Thank Bill F
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I loved working with Roberto and his brother. They have a very cool gallery. We purchased two bronze statues a painting and a couple of wall hangings. They said over and over that we will get these shipped right out. Their credit card machine will...More

1  Thank 1930Harley
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13 September 2017|
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Response from RKapanke | Reviewed this property |
We always do the all inclusive, but as we walk up and down the beach we see a RV site just south of El CID Castilla hotel. We have talked to a few people who have camped there and they love it!
24 February 2017|
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Response from RKapanke | Reviewed this property |
YES! There are beautiful beaches, many, many great restaurants with fantastic prices. As you walk up and down the beach several hotels and bars along the beach have liv music and good drink specials. (However if you are... More
10 January 2017|
Response from Victor G | Reviewed this property |
hope this help. on sabalo avenue, next to costa de oro hotel
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