All inclusive

Friendly Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta 4.0

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Overview

Friendly Vallarta doesn't sell rooms, it sells unforgettable vacation experiences. This resort is different because the owners live on-site and it has extremely friendly staff. This hotel has a great 24-hr all-inclusive program for every vacation style.

Check in

3 p.m.

Check out

12 p.m.

Rooms

310

Rooms

Standard room
  • 1 king bed, or 2 double beds
  • Garden view
Standard room
Featured amenities
Included in all rooms
  • A/C
  • Hair dryer
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • TV
  • Balcony or patio
  • Toiletries

Superior Ocean View room
473 square feet
  • 1 king bed, or 2 double beds
  • Ocean view
Superior Ocean View room
473 square feet
Featured amenities
Included in all rooms
  • A/C
  • Hair dryer
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • TV
  • Balcony or patio
  • Toiletries

Amenities

  • Elevators.

Accessibility features are based on request and availability, and are not guaranteed. Please contact WestJet Vacations at 1-877-737-7001 for further information.

  • Child care services available ($)
  • Contact our concierge at the guest services desk right beside the lobby to schedule a babysitter. Please contact her with at least an 8 hour notice.

Kids club

Open from 10 am - 1 pm and from 3 pm - 5 pm.

Age range: 4 to 11
The age range below will determine the quantity of children during booking.
  • Children ages: 2 to 12
  • Nightly entertainment and weekly live shows
  • Dinner Theater - This is an ideal place to retreat for a cocktail, cool off and see some exciting performances. Cocktail and beverage service is offered throughout the show. 7 pm to 10 am
Type Amenities
La Fiesta Bar
Lobby Bar Bar, Lobby bar
Beach Bar Bar, Beach bar
Check-in time: 3 p.m.

Check-out time: 12 p.m.

Wi-Fi

  • Lobby
  • Select public areas
  • Room
Type of restaurant Type of cuisine Open for Additional Information
El Palmar Buffet International Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Azul À la carte International Dinner Adults only, Reservations required
Fiesta À la carte Mexican Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Villa Linda Buffet International Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Snacks
Frida À la carte International, Mexican Dinner Adults only, Dress code, Reservations required
Akio Buffet Asian Lunch Dress code
Friendly Coffee Café Coffee and Pastries All day dining
Burgers & Hot Dogs Snack bar American Snacks
  • Rooms: 310
  • Fitness centre: on site
  • Fitness classes: on site
  • Sauna steam room: on site
  • Spa treatments: on site ($)
  • Water aerobics
Blvd. Francisco Medina Ascencio
Zona Hotelera Norte
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 48300
011-52-322-226-4600
4 km from PVR
  • Beach access
  • 24 hour all-inclusive: Included
    • All meals plus snacks
    • Dinner can be à la carte (reservations not required, dress code in effect)
    • Unlimited international and domestic drinks

Pools

  • Activity pools: 1
  • Adults only pools: 2
  • Jetted pools: 2

Other sports

  • Aerobics: on site
  • Tennis courts: on site

Other activities

  • Daily activities: on site
  • Games room: on site
  • Nightly entertainment: on site
  • Dance classes
  • Business centre available ($)
  • Concierge
  • Meeting facilities available ($)
  • Shopping onsite
  • Tour desk

Location

Address
Blvd. Francisco Medina Ascencio, Zona Hotelera Norte, Puerto Vallarta, 48300, Mexico
4 km from PVR airport

Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.0 Very Good

  • Cleanliness 4.5
  • Location 4.5
  • Rooms 4.0
  • Service 4.5
  • Value 4.0
TripAdvisor users rated this property 1 out of 5

Very nice staff burdened with an awful resort

johnbV4859DP (Fort Worth, Texas) on May 30, 2021

I am surprised by the positive reviews for this property. I stayed here for one night after an overnight flight delay and was scared at the prospect of having to stay here for an extended vacation. The room had a strong, dank smell and was sparsely furnished. I tried the beachside buffet for dinner and left after three bites of what appeared to be the least objectionable items. If you do find yourself stuck here, I highly recommend the food truck park right across the street. It was a nice escape from this property. The only positive experiences I had here were with the very nice check-in staff and the friendly bartenders (that were burdened with some of the cheapest drink options to serve). Don't stay here.

TripAdvisor users rated this property 1 out of 5

Stay Away

davidsaucedo on May 29, 2021

I purchased my Stay for 5 night this May based on the beautiful pictures that they show of their property. This company owns three hotels each adjacent to one another. Upon arriving, they informed that they were giving me an”upgrade” to a better room at no charge to their other tower. It turns out they were moving me to Hotel Mío, which is to the East of this property and does not have an ocean view which I had paid for. I immediately objected and I insisted they give me the room which I reserved with ocean view. They proceeded to show me my room which was an absolute disaster. Old stained and broken furniture, walls that needed painting and an overall dilapidated condition of the entire facility. I know it was not the employees fault as they are just doing what they are told. But the pictures that you see do not tell the horrendous condition of this hotel. After telling the lady how disappointed I was she implored that I take the suite they were offering me at Hotel Mio which I did because I had no more options for the day and I did not want to sleep on the street with all of my luggage. I checked the Price at Hotel Mio on Expedia and my room was $64.00 per night compared to the $160 per night which I had paid. I called Expedia and I cancelled the rest of my stay after that night and I made a separate reservation for Hotel Mio and I spent the rest of my vacation there. The one night that I did spend there I tried the buffet and honestly all of the food was extremely salty and of very low quality. The rest of my stay I ate out. Overall PV was very delightful and I do love the city, people, and especially the cuisine. But unless Friendly Vallarta goes through a complete remodel I would only caution people to stay away.

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