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Regina, Canada
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My husband and I vacationed at Friendly from January 6 to 27, 2017. It was our sixth stay there in as many years. We only get away for a vacation once a year and Friendly has become our home away from home. The incredible service, helpfulness, and cheerfulness of the staff is the main reason we keep returning. Because this...

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Niagara Falls, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Almost everyone I spoke with has been here before. And I can see why. This is a wonderful resort. There is so much I can share with you but first, the staff is the key to Friendly's success. I'm a 20 year old trapped in a 65 year old body (but feeling 40) and Friendly puts on the best entertainment....

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F V, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Friendly Vallarta All Inclusive Family Resort, responded to this review

Dear ARE52, It is an honor for us to read your review and know that you had a fantastic stay with us. We are happy to know that we fulfilled our mail goal. At Friendly we go above and beyond to make sure all our guests feel like at home. You are now part of our Friendly family and we...

Canton, Oklahoma
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed at the Friendly from March 4th thru the 10th 2017. We had stayed here approximately 3 years previous and after reading reviews decided to try it again. They had made some changes and added more restaurants to eat at. The check in was a breeze, we had to wait about an hour because our flight brought us earlier...

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F V, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Friendly Vallarta All Inclusive Family Resort, responded to this review

Dear ejinkens, We want to thank you for choosing Friendly Vallarta as your vacation destination and for sharing your experience with us. We are so happy to read that you had an amazing time with us and that our staff made sure that you felt like at home. We hope we get to see you again soon. Friendly will always...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved our stay here. We got upgraded to a higher floor for free. The staff was amazing. Buffet food was mediocre. It was tasty the first few days, but was more or less the same thing day after day. The a la carte restaurant food was very good. Amazing morning omlettes. I'm a person that likes to sleep in, but...

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F V, Guest Relations Manager at Friendly Vallarta All Inclusive Family Resort, responded to this review

Hello Malisa, Thank you for choosing Friendly Vallarta as your vacation destination and for leaving us your comments. It is very important for us to know what our guests think so we can improve and give a better service. We are glad that your stay was great. At Friendly Vallarta we go above and beyond to make sure that all...

Wittenberg, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago

5th time to PV and 15th to Mexico. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay@ the Friendly Vallarta 2-19-17 to 3-1-17. Great location close to downtown and the marina. The food and drinks were very good, activities were numerous including live bands almost daily, the beach staff were great with setting up guests with loungers & umbrellas, Most importantly I would to...

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F V, Guest Relations Manager at Friendly Vallarta All Inclusive Family Resort, responded to this review

Dear Dsbl0ck, On behalf of all the staff of Friendly Vallarta we want to thank you for choosing us as your vacation destination. We are sorry to read that you needed medical care during your stay but we are so glad to know that Dr. Mora and our staff made sure you everything went well. At Friendly we go above...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

I traveled down here with a co-worker on a last minute trip and we were very pleased we did. While this may be classified as a family resort, we are two single guys in our late 20s who had an absolute blast. The resort was clean with recent and ongoing renovations that are definitely adding to its value. The lobby...

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F V, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Friendly Vallarta All Inclusive Family Resort, responded to this review

Dear Chrisweeks101, Thank you so much for choosing Friendly Vallarta along with your co-worker as your vacation destination. We are so pleased to read your review and know that our staff made sure you had a wonderful time. Thank you for recognizing their job, they are what makes Friendly such a special place. We want you to consider us your...

Sherwood Park, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We vacationed at the Friendly for the third time April 2017 and they have done a lot of renovations since our last visit. Lobby renovation is great! although the new location for the bar is quite warm and not comfortable to sit at for long. Adult infinity and hot tub are wonderful. Great job here would not change a thing....

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F V, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Friendly Vallarta All Inclusive Family Resort, responded to this review

Dear Tayers44, Thank you so much for your preference over the years and for coming back to this your home in Puerto Vallarta. We are glad that you enjoyed our renovations. At Friendly we are always improving to make sure we give our guests the best vacation experience. We thank you for your comments and we apologize that we could...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had to book this hotel last minute as other plans fell through. We've been to many high end and average resorts over the years. This was by no means high end but it was clean, with good food and friendly staff. They have two pools that are for adults only and one medium size pool that pretty much all...

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F V, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Friendly Vallarta All Inclusive Family Resort, responded to this review

Dear ChadPMack, Thank you for choosing Friendly Vallarta and for sharing your experience. We are pleased to read that you had a great vacation. At Friendly our main goal is to provide the most personalized and friendliest service of all, but most importantly to make you feel at home. We hope to see you again in the near future.

Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful resort, great location with plenty of activities.What we found to be most remarkable about this resort is the staff, so friendly and accommodating.and in many cases exceptionally talented. We noticed that many of the guests made connections with people they never met before (we did) which can be attributed to the atmosphere created by the staff. The only things...

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F V, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Friendly Vallarta All Inclusive Family Resort, responded to this review

Dear 50canuk56, We feel honored to read your review and know that you had a fantastic stay with us. Thank you for recognizing the work of our staff, they are what makes Friendly such a special place. We always go above and beyond to make sure that all your needs are covered and that you feel like at home. We...

Litchfield
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly Vallarta is a wonderful place! It was our first time staying there and we would definitely return!! They had activities throughout the day, and shows or a dance floor on the beach at night. We played volleyball, ping pong, Jenga and chess. They also had a foam tequila party while we were there!! Even with the stuff going on...

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F V, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Friendly Vallarta All Inclusive Family Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sara, It is reading reviews like yours what makes us feel that we are doing a great job. We feel honored to know that we fulfilled our main goal which is to make all of our guests feel like at home. At Friendly we consider our guests like family and we go above and beyond to make sure that...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy the best all-inclusive vacations in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico with the friendliest hotel! Friendly Vallarta Beach Resort & Spa offers incredible location in the hotel zone and a wide range of fun experiences. Friendly Vallarta Beach Resort & Spa is located in one of the most precious bays of the Mexican Pacific, with a unique location in front of the beach, in the heart of the hotel area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Friendly Vallarta All Inclusive Family Resort

Address: Km 2.5 Blvd. Francisco Medina Ascencio, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico (Formerly Friendly Hola Vallarta Resort and Spa)
Region: Mexico > Jalisco > Puerto Vallarta
Price Range: €121 - €327 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Friendly Vallarta All Inclusive Family Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 218
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Also Known As:
Hola Puerto Vallarta Club & Spa
Hola Vallarta
Hola Puerta Vallarta
Hola Hotel Puerto Vallarta
Hola Puerto Vallarta Resort
Hola Club Puerto Vallarta
Hotel Hola Vallarta
Hola Resort Puerto Vallarta
Hola Club Spa Puerto Vallarta
Hotel Style:
#8 Top resorts Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#13 Family Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#17 Business Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#21 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
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“The best views are from the quiet rooms on the higher levels of the main building which are an upgrade.”
  • View of the city at dusk from our balcony.
  • View of the city at noon from our balcony.
4susanz5, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“When booking ask for a room at least 4th floor or higher.”
ejinkens, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors have better ocean views”
dsbl0ck, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the tower on a high floor”
Chrisweeks101, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Higher rooms are better as the beach activity can be loud”
tayers44, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
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