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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We just returned from a last minute 4 night stay at the Friendly where we have been going back to since 2007 (usually twice a year). From the minute you arrive until the minute you leave you will be treated like royalty! Some people complain about the lack of a kid's club but we brought 12 grandchildren (and all of...

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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We absolutely loved it at Friendly Vallarta. The hotel is older, but is kept very clean. The staff are very friendly and helpful throughout. I can't say a bad thing. The entertainment staff that i came in contact with were all awesome... Kary (Karinna??) Horacio, Pako and Valeria were awesome, and there were 2 others that i do not recall...

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Burnaby, British Columbia
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This was the first time at the Friendly Vallarta. We were staying at the Vallarta for two weeks and for this to be a smaller resort, we were wondering how we were going to entertain ourselves, we normally choose a larger resort, but to our amazement this was a good holiday. The entertainment staff does a lot to keep you...

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HAMIOTA
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The name of the resort is correct. Friendly. What a place. This is a smaller resort but did not lack anything. The staff there was super. Double Double, Hugo, Tonny to name just a few were fantastic. Meals were great. A la carte were delicious. What can I say about our room. Our room was 2502 with a super view...

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Dear Bill, Thank you so much for staying with us and for leaving us your review. We are so happy to know that you found our place honoring its name "Friendly" and that you enjoyed everything we have to offer. Our main goal is to provide the most personalized and friendliest service of all, but most importantly to make you...

Windsor, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I were at the Friendly once again Feb 11 to Feb 24 this is our 10 th year in row, people ask all the time why do we keep going back and all we can say is we love this place we have met some wonderful friends from out west and from Colorado every year and have...

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Dear Buzardburg, Thank you so much for being part of our family for all these years, having guests like you is what makes Friendly such a special place. We are pleased that every time you come back you have a wonderful vacation and that you have seen this place evolve and be what it is today. We are already looking...

Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our visit to Friendly's was one of the nicest we have experienced. When I read other reviews and people used the term "friendly" to describe the atmosphere I was a little skeptical. To my surprise everyone (staff and customers) was friendly and open! I chatted with so many people! I am usually reserved,however the atmosphere got to me! The rooms...

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Dear 519er, Thank you so much for choosing Friendly Vallarta as your vacation destination and for sharing your experience with us. We are so happy to read that you had Our main goal is to provide the most personalized and friendliest service of all, but most importantly to make you feel like at home. We thank you for your recommendation...

Waldheim, Saskatchewan, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What can I say We have been at The Friendly 10 times My selfish side would like to keep this place a secret, but I can not in good conscience do that. Best staff of any place we have ever gone anywhere. There is a family feel as you step into this resort that follows you for the duration of...

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Dear Trevor, We feel honored to read your review and to know that you have been part of our Friendly family for all this time. Thank you so much for your preference! We are happy to read that once more you had a wonderful vacation and that you enjoyed our new pool. As you have noticed, at Friendly we are...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I had an amazing honeymoon at Friendly Vallarta. Our first night they decorated our room with towel swans and flowers. When we went to bed, I moved the flowers to the table in the shape of a heart, they added to in a few days later with a paper rose. One different days they'd leave different towel...

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Dear CasiTicaSiempreGring, Thank you so much for choosing Friendly Vallarta to celebrate such an important occasion as your honeymoon. We feel honored to know that you had a fantastic stay and that you enjoyed everything that Friendly has to offer. We want you to consider us your home away from home and we look forward to celebrate more special moments...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had the greatest service the waiters was amazing Misael Garcia, 'mini Antonio band eras' Double double, food very good 3hot tubs, 3 pools,good beach location,drinks all day all night, tacos after 10:30pm till 5:00am

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Dear Ana Paula, Thank you so much for staying at Friendly Vallarta and for sharing your experience with us. We are so happy to know that our staff made sure that you had a wonderful vacation and that you enjoyed everything we have to offer. We can't wait to have you back. See you soon!

Vancouver Island
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good food and entertainment, caters to all ages. Staff warm and friendly just as your name says 2nd time there and enjoyed both visits. Outside area inviting. Rooms quite basic, but neat and clean. Plenty opportunities to socialize if you desired.

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Dear margsinclair, Thank you so much for choosing Friendly Vallarta to be the hosts of your Mexican vacation and for leaving us your review. We are happy to know that you enjoyed everything that we have to offer and that our staff was up to the level of your expectations. We hope to see you again in the near future,...

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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
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  • 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: RM580 - RM1,492 (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 Family Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#17 Business Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#21 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
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“Smaller towers ocean view on the ends would be a good choice”
 of 5 bubbles BILLF850, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“most rooms face the pools and ocean”
 of 5 bubbles trevorh477, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Would have liked a bigger balcony for relaxing in room, view was great. ”
 of 5 bubbles margsinclair, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Main building top floors for best views.”
 of 5 bubbles OlgerPortocarrero, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“2501 was a big quiet room with good sunset/obstructed views”
 of 5 bubbles KimberleeB1965, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
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