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Casa Marfil - River, Jungle, Ocean & City Views

Casa Marfil, authentic Mexican Villa in the Heart of Puerto Vallarta
Very good
9 reviews
Casa Marfil, authentic Mexican Villa in the Heart of Puerto Vallarta
Kitchen and Salon opens to the Terrace with views of the River Cuale, Pacific Ocean, Jungle, Mountain and City
Kitchen, filtered water and new appliances and grill on the terrace.
Wolf Gas Stovetop, Microwave Convection and Standard Oven
Den, Satellite TV, iPod Dock
Terrace off of the Kitchen and Dining Rooms and Living Room
Terrace off from Kitchen
Terrace, looking to the right affords ocean views
Terrace, looking East affords mountain views
Terrace, views of Puerto Vallarta and city lights at night
Rooftop Palapa with wetbar
Library, many books available to peruse and browse on second level.
Principal Bedroom
Principal Bathroom
Principal Bedroom
Terrace makes for great people watching below on the cobblestone street.
Principal Bathroom
Entrance to the second front door to enter Casa Marfil
St. Michael graces the front entrance in authentic Mexican artwork painted on wood.
First Level Bedroom Queen sized Bed, private bath
First Level Bedroom
Second level Bedroom private bath
Entrance first door, street level
Stairwell to Rooftop Palapa
Rooftop Palapa, great starlight viewing, city lights, and fireworks.  Wetbar, chaise lounge chairs
Terrace off from Kitchen, great for drinking Margs and watching fireworks
Kitchen is a great place to hang out, make delicious dinners, watch satellite TV and relax.
Dining table seats four, bar seats four more.
Salon and Living Room with Satellite TV, Shaw Canadian Satellite, HBO, Showtime and BBC News, CNN
Principal Bedroom, view large walk in closet
Facing Principal Bedroom
Second level Salon
Second level Bedroom, private bath
Second level Salon
Second level Bedroom, private bath
First level Bedroom, private bath
First level Bedroom, private bath
First Level Bedroom, private bath
Rooftop Palapa, wetbar, private sunning
Rooftop Palapa, private sunning
Street level front door
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4 Bedrooms , 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 12
Puerto Vallarta
Casa Marfil - A Charming, Authentic Mexican House, Panoramic Views and Warm Inviting Mexican Ambiance and Luxury Comfort. Gourmet Kitchen and Multiple Terraces to Enjoy Morning Coffe and Afternoon Margaritas.

Located in the area known as 'Gringo Gulch', nearby the famous 'Kimberly House', Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton's house they owned when she was filming John Huston's 'Night of the Iguana' in the 1960's.

Casa Marfil is one of the first homes built on the Rio Cuale and has substantial remodeling upgrades to make this one of the most charmingly authentic Mexican homes with all of the convenience and comfort that make for a great vacation.

Casa Marfil overlooks the Rio Cuale, bringing the sound of the rushing river with night time tree frogs singing and daytime flocks of wild parrots and song b...
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About the Owner, Lupita H
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Response Rate: 89 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 14 days ago
Listed since : Dec 2010
Overall rating: 4.0 / 5.0
Based on 9 reviews and 1 property
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Very good - based on 9 reviews
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Cordoba, Mexico
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 10 February 2018 for a stay in February 2018

This place is amazing! With only 7 min walk from the "malecón" (near many restaurants, groceries stores and a market) and the essence of an authentic Mexican house. We really enjoyed our time here and we want to come back soon!

Management response:

Thank you so much for choosing Casa Marfil! Your group was a joy to host and we hope that you will come back and stay with us soon. We show our love for returning guests by offering a Returning Guest discount and you are warmly welcome anytime. Integrity, respect and friendliness are qualities we hope to share and love it...


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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017
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I recently stayed at this house and upon arrival we quickly realized that two of the bedrooms did not have air conditioner units. The house has 4 bedrooms so not being able to use two bedrooms was very problematic, and we decided to cancel and go to the trouble of finding accommodations even though we were there only three nights....

Management response:

This guest booked her reservation through another site, as mentioned, but the supervisory department reviewed all of the written comments between the guest and myself and determined to delete her account of what transpired based on the level of inaccuracies, prohibited language used by the guest and my own good standing with that other site. As a result, the guest...


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Mary W
1 review
Reviewed 20 March 2017 for a stay in February 2017

A most divine home away from home. Casa Marfil exceeded my expectations. It offered safety and comfort as I attended a meditation retreat only steps away. Sandra and Raymundo are a beautiful team that supports the casa in all ways from delectable meals to cleanliness to added convenience and comfort for our stay. We were welcomed with the best guacamole...

Management response:

Casa Marfil was truly blessed to have been able to host this wonderful group of ladies. It's not often I get to the meet our guests at Casa Marfil however, I made the drive to meet in person, these extraordinary ladies, and am so happy that I did. Our team in Puerto Vallarta is an excellent team of caring people...


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Queen Beds:(6)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (4)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
There are many stairs at Casa Marfil and very young children need to be supervised; very fragile or persons of age with knee problems may find it burdensome to have stairs on...
    1 Half bath
    4 Showers
    6 Kings
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RM 1,365
RM 9,558
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  • Damage Deposit: RM 1,956 / stay - Deposit
  • Paypal transfer fees is .04% of the total rent: RM 391 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Summer rates may be less, please inquire.
Small dogs allowed, on individual basis. Please ask.
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About the neighbourhood
Puerto Vallarta is one of the most abundantly beautiful places on earth with its incredible rivers, ocean, jungle and mountain views, the city has historic catholic cathedrals that sit next to the ocean with restaurants, art gallerys and all manner of entertainment opportunities, including whale watching (seasonal), hiking, biking, zoo, botanical gardens, fishing, and just relaxing.
Car not needed
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
Nearby cities
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