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Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed at San Marino in the hopes to get good food with their all inclusive option. Well, the staff were great and helpful but it's not worth paying for all inclusive at this hotel. The food is sub standard and I was surprised that they would serve this at a four star hotel. The windows of...

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New Brunswick
Reviewed 12 April 2016

We have been staying at the San Marino for over 12 years, and will do so again. The only problem we have ever had was this year and it was the kiosk for the beach towels and getting a palapa. I am sad to say the young guy handing out the towels was totally rude ! The kiosk was to...

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Canada
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Hubby and I stayed here March 5-19, 2016. We booked a junior suite with Air Canada Vacations. This was my second stay at this property with the first one being in 2004. After reading some of the review here, I was a bit apprehensive about the hotel, . And after my stay, I wondered if the other posters stayed in...

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Paris, Illinois
Reviewed 5 April 2016

We had an all-inclusive 5 night, 6 day stay at this hotel. We did not realize that Mexicans take their vacations either 1 week before or 1 week after Easter, and everything was extremely crowded. Our hotel catered more to the Mexicans, and we were the minority! We had very nice, large, Jr. Suites - large beach front balconies and...

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Fairbanks, Alaska
Reviewed 22 March 2016

The location is awesome. The pier is directly off the hotel property. The room is relatively simple, but it was clean enough. We did not have a good view, but we paid for a cheaper room. The pool was too cold to swim in and that is very important to me. If you sit on the beach be prepared for...

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Reviewed 18 March 2016

We spent the month of February and we loved it. Good location, clean room, very good food (even if people kept bad memories of the past years, they improved a lot) They have new young Chefs and the buffets (breakfast, lunch and dinner) were very nice. Lots of ideas to accommodate fish! Least but not last very friendly staff! Thanks...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We love the old town location right near the pier. If you want a peaceful beach location this is not it. If you enjoy people watching and want to be close to galleries and restaurants, it is great! Our standard room was quite spacious even with a wheelchair. The hotel is old but clean, and some rooms have new draperies...

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Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba, Canada
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This is the second time staying here mostly because of its central location to the great things to stay in PV. The food has improved slightly however is by no means fine dining. Its convenient to have breakfast , and snack if needed or an easy lunch or diner.As far as the rooms,they are cleaned however they are dated in...

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St. John's, Canada
Reviewed 15 March 2016

First the good. Location, location, location. Simply the very best in Puerto Vallarta. The reception staff were attentive. The cleaning staff good. 1) be careful what you sign for. I had traveled for 14 hours and was exhausted. They have all these little boxes to initial. One was for beach towel voucher. I didn't want a beach towel DOWN THE...

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Reviewed 14 March 2016

We booked a junior suite with an ocean view and paid top dollar for the accommodations through Expedia. But we ended up with a hotel room right beside the maid's closet and main walkway to the pool area. Very noisy!! And it was definitely not a suite. Maids started digging in their closets before 7 am. At the same time...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Puerto Vallarta, one of the most beautiful and romantic cities on the Pacific Coast of Mexico. The hotel is nestled on the beautiful beach of Playa los Muertos, with a wonderful atmosphere and tradition surrounded by hand craft shops, discotheques, and just a short walk from town. San Marino Hotel features 165 light and airy guestrooms including 25 spacious Junior Suites with all the amenities you need to relax and enjoy in a peaceful ambience.Come to San Marino Hotel where you will be greeted by our friendly staff and enjoy sunshine days and a vacation experience to treasure forever! ... more   less 

Additional Information about San Marino Hotel

Address: Rodolfo Gomez 111 | Col. Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Jalisco > Puerto Vallarta
Price Range: €65 - €796 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — San Marino Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 165
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Also Known As:
San Marino Puerto Vallarta
Hotel Style:
#31 Spa Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#51 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
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“Upgrade as much as you can afford. Mountain view rooms are only doubles, city view are kings. Ocean view likely best and biggest rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Z7875GSmichaelw, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Jr. Suites are very roomy (1 large bedroom with balcony) and large bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles davidjoanbrown, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“High floors above the front desk”
 of 5 bubbles 435pascalc, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
“opt for ocean view if possible ,more $ but the sunsets are amazing”
 of 5 bubbles BlakeS926, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms over the front entry (Calle Rodolfo Gómez) They simply bake in the sun and are beyond noisy 24/7”
 of 5 bubbles 169mrc, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
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