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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I just came back from staying at Friendly Vallarta and they really do live up to the name of the resort! I went with my two other sisters, one who uses a scooter and we were so grateful for how assessable the whole resort was! The pools were amazing that looked over the sandy beach and the pools were heated...

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Christina Lake
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First time staying at the Friendly. The staff definitely make it Friendly! Antonio is an amazing waiter who made my entire family feel special. Double Double and Weejgo are a ton of fun! Loved the coffee bar/shop but would also like to have coffee in my room. The food in Frida and the Italian restaurants was fantastic but the buffets...

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Toronto, Canada
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I was very impressed with Friendly Resort! I've travelled a fair bit, and never have I seen staff so consistently amazing, from waiters to front desk, to cleaning and maintenance staff, the activity crew. We were always greeted with authentic smiles, kind words, a joke. The resort was always clean, well maintained. I loved doing various activities such as yoga,...

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REGINA
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel from April 1st-April 8th 2016.Below are the positives and negatives that we noted during our stay.It was somewhat disappointing as it was listed as a 4 star resort on the site we booked our stay on.It was at best a 3 1/2 star. Positives: Great food with a wonderful selection in the buffet, snack bar...

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Kitchener, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

service ,food is great after 8 trips there Mary just got back from pregancy short leave and didnt miss a beat .I would love too steel her to work for me.Karla the rookie is learning but is very good. Tonny and Samuel ,Wicha, David are great bartenders and servers will do anything for you. Great bell boys that really help...

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Regina, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I cannot say enough about all the staff that works here! Everyone really is friendly, exactly what the name says. You will feel that as soon as you get to the hotel. The reception staff is wonderful and always greeting you with a smile. Thank you to Gladys, Liz, Paulina, Paloma, Pamela, Eduardo, Cristian & Uriel. The food here is...

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Goderich, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our fourth time at Friendly Vallarta. The staff are all outstanding. Very much enjoyed yoga with Horatio and daily aquafit. Pamela, Paulina and Kari were very welcoming and all the waiters and housecleaning staff are friendly and very hard working. We really enjoyed the food - the lamb and beef were tender and there is always a great...

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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We heard about this place from friends. It came highly recommended and we were not disappointed in the least. Fantastic service - 5 star all the way !!! Food was great and no one got sick. Staff is awesome and the pools and beach were also awesome. Lots of shopping close by and the Malecon was only a 50 peso...

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Chapala, Mexico
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been going to The Friendly now for 4 years, twice a year. Everything is easily accessible, same staff over the years which is always a good sign! Constant renovations and a new unique pool built since November! Food is excellent at all restaurants and it is just the happiest place to be! Close enough to downtown PV, but...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Definitely a hotel that's worth the stay! The Friendly has the best service out there! Loved Double Double (I hear he loves Canadian Whiskey - so bring him lots - he deserves it). The hotel has made a lot of upgrades since I stayed there 2 years ago - new pool, new coffee bar, new lobby bar and the reception...

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Dear bluecrush21, We feel honored to know that you consider our service the best! That makes us know that we are fulfilling our goal, which is to give the most personalized and friendliest service of all. We are happy to know that you enjoyed everything we had to offer and that our staff made sure that you had the best...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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: €127 - €336 (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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“Top floors in the centre tower offer the best views.”
  • View from our room on the 9th floor of the centre tower
  • Nice towel bunny in the room when we arrived
 of 5 bubbles CampbellRegina, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“above 6th floor in tower”
 of 5 bubbles rimdoc, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The rooms in the tower have the best overall view.”
 of 5 bubbles 387denise, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Best view is from the middle tower on floors six and up”
 of 5 bubbles Kathleen22426, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“rooms are great ... nothing fancy but clean and have a cool balcony with ocean views”
 of 5 bubbles 222wadem, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
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