The Friendly Vallarta Hotel in Puerto Vallarta is located beachfront, approximately 6 km from the Puerto Vallarta airport. This fun-filled and dynamic resort is a Canadian favourite and has undergone a complete renovation. This hotel features 218 rooms in several buildings.
 
Hotel details
Important information
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Mandatory Information: Venecia Restaurant

  • May 18, 2018:
     
    Renovations in the hotel are expected or in process.
     
    Dates: May 18 to June 18, 2018
    Type of renovation: The restaurant Venecia is closed for renovations.
    From: 9 am to 5 pm
    Substitution: The hotel has provided a bar in the pool area as well as a food truck to provide snacks for the guests. The restaurant Ranchero (which normally does not open during the day) is providing à la carte snacks and lunch. For dinner the hotel is providing a buffet service in the mezzanine every night.
     
    The hotelier is deploying all possible efforts to minimize the noise and impact of renovations. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this situation may cause you during your stay.

Brochure Erratum(s)

  • Please take note of the following changes in our 2017-2018 brochure.

    June 12, 2017:
    The hotel has 3 à la carte restaurants (Italian, Mexican and Grill).
    There is no French restaurant.

    January 30, 2018:
    There is no Private beach party.
About your Hotel
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Hotel Location

  • Approximately 6 km from Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport - Puerto Vallarta
  • Beachfront
  • Close to a trendy area
  • Close to cultural site
  • Area: Pacific Coast

Hotel Description

  • 270 rooms
  • 2 building(s) of 3 storey(s)
  • 1 building(s) of 14 storey(s)
  • Elevator

Services

  • Parking available at the hotel
  • 3 pool(s)
  • 5 restaurant(s)
  • 3 bar(s)
  • Disco
  • Fitness center
  • Internet business center ($)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Live music
  • Convenience Store ($)
  • Spa ($)
  • Doctor on site ($)
  • 1 tennis court(s)
  • -
  • WiFi available in :
    • Lobby
    • Room
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM
  • Check-in time : 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time : 12:00 PM
  • Babysitting ($)
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Gift shop ($)
  • Minimum age to check in without an adult : 18 years old
  • Car Rental ($)
  • This hotel accepts student groups

Beach

  • Private beach
  • Beach Club on site
  • Beach Club (facilities on the beach) : Yes
  • Lounge chairs
  • Palapas

Hotel Contact Information

  • Friendly Vallarta 4*
  • Ave. Francisco Medina Ascencio Km 2.5, Zona Hetelera 483330 Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco Mexico
  • Tel.: 523222264600
  • Fax : 523222264600
  • Email : ventwinter@friendlyvallarta.com
Inclusions
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For travel between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018

Package

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel (package only)
  • Roundtrip flight in Economy Class (package only)
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners 5 per week in the restaurants that do not require reservations
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, 24-hour)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited, 24-hour, house wine included)
  • Snacks 10h30 pm to 5am
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Service of a representative at destination

Accommodation only

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners 5 per week in the restaurants that do not require reservations
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, 24-hour)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited, 24-hour, house wine included)
  • Snacks 10h30 pm to 5am
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Service of a representative at destination
For travel between November 1, 2018 and October 31, 2019

Package

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel (package only)
  • Roundtrip flight in Economy Class (package only)
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners 5 times per week in the restaurants that do not require reservations
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, 24-hour)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited, 24-hour, house wine included)
  • Snacks from 10:30 pm to 5 am
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Service of a representative at destination

Accommodation only

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners 5 times per week in the restaurants that do not require reservations
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, 24-hour)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited, 24-hour, house wine included)
  • Snacks from 10:30 pm to 5 am
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Service of a representative at destination
Rooms
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  • For your comfort, each room offers :
  • Superior Room > Ø

    • WiFi
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 42 m²
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Desk/Working area
    • Balcony
    • Bathroom with shower or bath
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board (on request)
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    • Family Collection inclusions
    • Sun Savvy Collection inclusions
    • Even more inclusions
    • WiFi
Sports / Activities
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Sports

  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Kayaking
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Snorkeling
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis
    • 1 tennis court(s)

Activities

  • Aquafitness
  • Board games
  • Fitness center
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool tables
Internet
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WiFi available in :

  • Lobby
  • Room

Internet for Business ($)

Restaurants / Bars
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  • This information is for informational purposes only and can change depending of the occupancy and season.
    • Disco
  • Restaurant(s)

    • Villa Linda
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • Ranchero Grill Restaurant
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : À la Carte Grill
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • Frida Restaurant
      Image bar
      • Minimum age : 18 years old
      • Dinner : À la Carte Mexican
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
    • Dinner Theatre at Concha Nacar Salon
      Image bar
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
      Dinner from 6 PM to 10 PM once per week, and show from 9 PM to 10 PM
    • Venecia Restaurant
      Image bar
      • Lunch : Snack Bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Italian
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
      • High chairs available
    • Akio Asian Restaurant
      Image bar
      • Lunch : À la Carte Asian
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • Friendly Coffee
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Coffee shop & desserts
      • Lunch : Coffee shop & desserts
      • Dinner : Coffee shop & desserts
  • Bar(s)

    • Las Margaritas
      Image bar
      • Location : Lobby
      • Opening time : 18:00
      • Closing time : 01:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Venecia
      Image bar
      • Location : Pool
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Dinner Theatre
      Image bar
      • Location : Theatre
      • Opening time : 18:00
      • Closing time : 22:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      Shows daily, dinner theatre once per week
Kids
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  • Kids' Club (ages 5 to 12)
  • 1 kids pool(s)
  • Babysitting ($)
  • High chair available at the restaurant(s)

Notes

Babysitting: US $15/hour/child + Tax
Golf 2
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  • There’s nothing like a good game of golf to get you in the vacation spirit, so here's some information on nearby golf course(s) offering advantageous rates locally ($).

    This information is for informational purposes only and is subject to change.,

Marina Vallarta Golf Club

Designed by Joe Finger
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco
3222210073
3222210171
  • Golf Course near the property
  • 18 holes
  • Driving range ($)
  • Lockers ($)
  • Par 72
  • 6,701 yards
  • Pre-reserved tee times available
  • Formal dress code
  • Putting green
  • Teaching pro ($)
  • Club house ($)
  • Mandatory golf cart ($)
  • Pro shop ($)
  • Chipping green

Vista Vallarta Golf Club - The Nicklaus Course

Designed by Jack Nicklaus
Puerto Vallarta
11523222900030
11523222900035
  • Golf Course near the property
  • 18 holes
  • Driving range ($)
  • Lockers ($)
  • 7073 yards
  • Pre-reserved tee times available
  • Putting green
  • Teaching pro ($)
  • Club house
  • Mandatory golf cart ($)
  • Minimum age to play : 18 years old
  • Pro shop ($)
Spa
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Services ($)

  • Body Treatments
  • Massage
Wedding / Honeymoon
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Honeymoon package ($)

Special offers
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  • 2 children under 13 stay and eat free (2017-2018)

      • Applicable for travel between January 3, 2018 and October 31, 2018
  • 2 children under 13 stay and eat free (2018-2019)

      • Sharing the room with two paying adults
      • Applicable for travel:
        • Between November 1, 2018 and December 23, 2018
        • Between January 3, 2019 and October 31, 2019
Ratings
0000¼ 3668 Review(s)
TripAdvisor rating
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TripAdvisor rating : Last 3 reviews
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Very dissapointed 0¼¼¼¼ July 11, 2018

  • I did a lot of research selecting this hotel as I always do. I brought two of my girlfriends here only to be be put in a room with one king bed. That was the start of the horrible week. We went in...
  • joanpaul11

name says it all 00000 July 10, 2018

  • the name says it all. great price for a medium service hotel. close to airport. will return for a second trip. malacon is with in walking. a lot of shopping close by. staff are very friendly. a lot...
  • 658deb

I was not happy with food or service. 0¼¼¼¼ July 10, 2018

  • Not happy! Same food everyday and there was no good entertainment. There wasn't kids games or things for them to do. I will not be going there again. I been to other hotels and it's been totally...
  • mayabsanroman27
Transat rating
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Hotel Ranking Descriptions

★★★★★ A luxury resort offering first-class accommodation along with a very wide range of services and facilities.
★★★★ A superior resort offering a high standard of accommodation along with a wide array of services and facilities.
★★★ An intermediate resort offering a good price/quality ratio along with pleasant accommodation and various services.
★★ A standard resort offering comfortable accommodation and basic services.
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