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Chihuahua, Mexico
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed here in Sept 2016 for 4 days with my wife and 4 year old boy. I'll will start by saying that this is a regular 2-3 stars hotel. When first arriving we had a hard time finding parking space, there's no parking other than the normal street sides parking, the bell boys had 2 spaces for dropping baggage... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

A/c was terrible. Poor water pressure so bad showers. Slow and complicated check in. Generally well below par. Plusses were great view and location. There was sand on the floor which didn't after cleaning. This hotel seems to be focused on low cost family all inclusive deals and not on the individual. This was a last minute walk in after... More 

3 Thank colin f
Winnipeg, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

We booked this place because of the location , it's close proximity to the restaurants and bars . If you can get past the pigeons flying around the eating areas and off the tables then you'll be fine. This is probably the dirtiest hotel I've ever stayed at , the 3 stars in Cuba put this place to shame .... More 

6 Thank Beamer_59
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9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I was at San Marino for five days in Sept. 2015. The standard room we had had a great view of the city and a great view of the bay. The rooms were clean, sparse and exactly what we expected. Maid service was excellent. We were AI since it was only $6 more each for the 5 days, and had... More 

1 Thank skt54
Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Ok, this is an mazing all inclusive hotel. We were there March 5-19, 2 couples and we all had a great time. Looking forward to our return next year probably around the same time. Bed was a little stiff but we asked for a foamy at the front desk and it solved the problem. The shower was nice and big... More 

4 Thank lia729
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32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016

This hotel was recommended by a friend that has stayed several times .He did say it is a basic 3.5 star ....maybe he meant 1.5.We like to lounge around the pool/beach/bar and eat off the resort a few times a week .We stayed during Mexican family season which added to the problem 5/6 people per room ...the hotel was over... More 

2 Thank DaveK
Fort St. John, Canada
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255 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016

We just returned from a 4 night/5 day vacation at the San Marino Hotel. We had booked the hotel through air canada vacations and felt that we had got an amazing deal. Check-in: We arrived at 2pm and were told that the rooms wouldn't be ready until 3. The staff had a round of beers brought over for us at... More 

6 Thank mexicanturbo
Ottawa, Canada
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I have mixed feelings about this hotel. It wasn't terrible for us, but it wasn't a great stay either. We stayed here as part of an Air Canada Vacations all-included package and we had never been to Vallarta before, so we weren't sure what we were getting or whether we should upgrade the hotel or rooms more... but as the... More 

1 Thank Michael W
Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Let me put it this way: we will simply not ever go back nor recommend it to friends! We stayed there from April 18 to 23 and we had no idea it was the holidays time for the locals. We wanted to rest, to relax, so we got an all inclusive package with San Marino. That was our biggest mistake.... More 

2 Thank cahenri
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29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I wasn´t comfortable at this hotel, I didn´t really like it. They gave me a first floor room, the noisiest I have ever been at. I didn´t know it was vacation time in Mexico, the hotel was completely full of families with children. On one side of my room I had the pool, which is really small, but very loud.... More 

2 Thank Rubenuno

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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Puerto Vallarta, one of the most beautiful and romantic cities on the Pacific Coast of Mexico. The hotel is nestled on the beautiful beach of Playa los Muertos, with a wonderful atmosphere and tradition surrounded by hand craft shops, discotheques, and just a short walk from town. San Marino Hotel features 165 light and airy guestrooms including 25 spacious Junior Suites with all the amenities you need to relax and enjoy in a peaceful ambience.Come to San Marino Hotel where you will be greeted by our friendly staff and enjoy sunshine days and a vacation experience to treasure forever! ... more   less 

Additional Information about San Marino Hotel

Address: Rodolfo Gomez 111 | Col. Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Jalisco > Puerto Vallarta
Price Range: ₹ 5,061 - ₹ 58,546 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — San Marino Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 165
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Also Known As:
San Marino Puerto Vallarta
Hotel Style:
#31 Spa Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#51 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
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“Upgrade as much as you can afford. Mountain view rooms are only doubles, city view are kings. Ocean view likely best and biggest rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Z7875GSmichaelw, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Jr. Suites are very roomy (1 large bedroom with balcony) and large bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles davidjoanbrown, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“High floors above the front desk”
 of 5 bubbles 435pascalc, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
“opt for ocean view if possible ,more $ but the sunsets are amazing”
 of 5 bubbles BlakeS926, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms over the front entry (Calle Rodolfo Gómez) They simply bake in the sun and are beyond noisy 24/7”
 of 5 bubbles 169mrc, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
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