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Lynden, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed for a week on Playa La Ropa at the Catalina Beach Resort. We have stayed in another hotel in the area several times over the past 20 years. The decision was made to try something new. We enjoy the views from a resort as well as the beach. Catalina Beach Resort was chosen for its...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We luckily only had to stay one night because the room was very run down. The bathroom had a cracked sink, the towels that were supposed to be white were grey and dingy. The room had cracks on the walls and there were red fire ants in the room. I was so afraid to sleep on the bed I literally...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Catalina was the first hotel on La Ropa beach, and has been family run for quite some time. We first traveled there 16 years ago, and they have made some great upgrades to some of the rooms, especially the rooms directly under the lobby. The food is as good as you will find on La Ropa, nothing fancy, but...

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Mission Viejo, California
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Reservations were made for me. The staff is amazing and helpful. The check-in process was fast and efficient. The bell man, drove me to my room. The room is spacious with a mini fridge, Couch and 2 queen size beds. Walking out you will find a hammock, 2 chairs and lounge chairs. Everything needed to relax without leaving your room....

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Petaluma, California
Reviewed 14 March 2017

What a terrific spot-welcoming staff, great breakfast served overlooking the bay. Nice pool and your own lounge chairs under a palapa on the beach. The water is warm and refreshing and there are several beach restaurants within walking distance

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Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Well located. Room was clean and reasonably appointed. Restaurant waaay below par, both food and service. Bar was a little better. Might stay here again. Cab to downtown was 40-50 pesos. Great view. Stay away from low numbered rooms- unless you like stairs. No elevators, only stairs. 45-50 are on top.

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1Thank renorichdiver
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Great location; good food and friendly staff- At 285 steps from the beach up to our room you need strong legs and a good heart for this one- Happy hour from the Sunset Terrace bar from 6 pm to 8 pm is a must do (depicted in the photo below of the sunset) The beach palapas are well situated and...

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Xavier R, Director Comercial at Catalina Beach Resort, responded to this review

Gentleman, We appreciate your feedback Thank you for staying with us And we hope to have the oportunity to have you here, next winter Cordially Javier Rivera

Glendale Heights, United States
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I have only eaten at The Catalina Beach Resort but it is Beautiful and the employees are wonderful and very helpful and they take care of your every need. The breakfast, lunch and dinner the food was great the service was above and beyond and the prices are great the view is beautiful, you can see the whole bay!!!

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2Thank 259michelee
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This resort was built in 1952.. one of the first on La Ropa. We wanted to go for fish... and found a chef who could cook fish well. The best part was the risotto. .. just delicious. Service was good... everyone was friendly.

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Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Excellent service w friendly staff. Location is great; you can enjoy happy hour from the Sunset Bar / restaurant on the premises or walk to any number of delicious nearby restaurants. They provide beach towels and chaise lounge chairs / table w a large grass umbrella on their private beach area. Order a margarita and shrimp delivered to you while...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
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  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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spectacular sunsets are seen from the comfort of your hammock ... more   less 

Additional Information about Catalina Beach Resort

Address: Calle Playa La Ropa s/n, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Guerrero > Zihuatanejo
Price Range: RM277 - RM889 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Catalina Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 46
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Also Known As:
Catalina Beach Hotel Zihuatanejo
Catalina Beach Zihuatanejo
Hotel Style:
#15 Top resorts Hotel in Zihuatanejo
#20 On the Beach Hotel in Zihuatanejo
#22 Romantic Hotel in Zihuatanejo
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“Not sure what the other rooms look like but this one was the one closer to the pool and it was called a Casita”
, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I really like the rooms just under the lobby--if come with a group, the lower rooms share a balcony.”
  • Room 49
  • Huge balcony room 49
84timt, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There are a lot of steps so may want to stay restaurant level or lower; the suites are really nice though; beds are really firm”
Carmena592, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Facing the ocean up high, away from the elevators.”
259michelee, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I like the deluxe bungalows up near the Sunset Bar. Great views! The upper rooms mean walking down more steps to the beach.”
  • Private patio w the common patio beyond.
  • Yoga studio next door at Paty's
742julias, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
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