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Took local bus from Club Santiago to El Centro.... Lovely waterfront and shopping... Restaurants... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
paststudent
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Toronto, Canada
Nothing to do there

Got there, saw it in 30 min, could do it in less. Mexican city center of a poor city. When... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Bodrimir
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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Spanish for "the center" and refers to the center of town.
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good37%
  • Average26%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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“tourist shops” (3 reviews)
“main plaza” (4 reviews)
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Manzanillo, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Took local bus from Club Santiago to El Centro.... Lovely waterfront and shopping... Restaurants plenty to choose from... wear comfy shoes...roads are steep hill in some areas ...Must visit the Iguana sanctuary...quite the habitation...

Thank paststudent
Reviewed 5 days ago

Got there, saw it in 30 min, could do it in less. Mexican city center of a poor city. When Manzanillo was growing, it forgot to update the city center. To avoid - way more interesting places to be around

1  Thank Bodrimir
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Thought we would walk around. It is a very interesting area. Felt safe & encountered no issues. Made some small purchases from the street vendors - they refused to barter - which was a bit of a surprise.

Thank MAMB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overall not a pretty City, and smoggy. Whole area smoggy. Would doubt if I’d return. Puerto Vallarta is much prettier and a lot less smog and industry. Reasonable prices though.

Thank Holling911
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed walking along the malecon and stopping in many of the shops. Very scenic and beautiful. We will plan to go back.

Thank Paul-Jann V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a cab ride over to see what this side of Manzanillo looked like. We were surprised at how big the port area is = you have to drive a good 5-7 minutes around the area to connect from the boulevard to the centro....More

Thank KayClifton
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We walked around the main plaza and "El Malecon", where we found a great sculpture, symbol of Manzanillo, which is a very big sword fish. The Place was clean, there are several market sites and restaurants where to have a drink and something to eat.

Thank corp_rosarito
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Nice sculptures. Great view. Gives you a good idea of what manzanillo is about. Nice walk. Lots of restaurants. Lots of gelato!

1  Thank crimepays1229
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Main plaza area with views of the commercial ship operations as Manzanillo is Mexico's largest port. Nice market area to walk through about 4 blocks away. Negotiate with the taxi drivers back to your hotel as they will try to over-charge. Check with your hotel...More

1  Thank Steve L
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We walked around the Malecon area and downtown. We found some great places to have a bite to eat and some interesting sites. We were surprised at the size of the container port here. Very busy rail and container port.

1  Thank EthelDavey
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Eric M
13 February 2017|
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Response from traveler63123 | Reviewed this property |
15 minute taxi ride, 120 pesos....each way
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Lisa M
23 February 2015|
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Response from Lizzieb1222 |
Hmmm, There were a couple of clubs and casinos. There was one restaurant on the main street that has Mexican Live music and a dance floor they usually call them (Discos) but this is a restaurant/entertainment. Saftey in... More
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