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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our third consecutive stay at Friendly, two wonderful weeks. We love this resort & every time we go they have made so many improvements. This year the great new pool & hot tub, NO SMOKING IN THE LOBBY, which is great it was one of my dislikes having to walk through all the smokers. Elevators have been fixed...

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Saskatoon
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our first time trying a new all- inclusive after 7 previous trips to PV. The Friendly did not disappoint in most areas. We had two teenagers along, and they were happily occupied the whole week. The daily activities were great for all ages. The nightly shows were awesome- and the fiesta night was a definite highlight there! We...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were treated like royalty again. My husband and I stayed here last year and loved it so much we came back again this year! Everyone is friendly (therefore the name), helpful, polite and will go the extra mile to get what you want. The rooms are nice, spacious and very clean. The resort is well managed with lots of...

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Dear Karen, Thank you so much for coming back to this your home away from home Friendly Vallarta. We are honored to read that once again you felt like royalty. Every guest that honors us with their preference becomes instantly part of our family. Thank you as well for recognizing the hard work of our staff, they go above and...

Corning, Iowa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great service everywhere! Luv having waiters on beach get drinks for us! Nice having fridge in room this time. Older resort but continually doing improvements! Front desk service good happy & seem to love their jobs. This is the secret resort you don't want everyone to know about!! Good price. Older people in 40-60 year old range,

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Dear chimenec2017, Thank you so much for returning to Friendly Vallarta and for leaving us your review. We are happy to know that our service was up to your expectations and that you had once again an amazing time. We look forward to your next stay, Friendly will always be your home away from home. See you soon!

Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I love the activities that horacio, pakoo, Valeria, Andrea plan for kids and adults. They are good at planning the activities. They are really nice people to be around. I don't think there tips for you because I enjoy the the activities the plan they are fun everyday I was excited to do them everyday. Thought it was nice that...

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Prince George
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our only regret is not staying in at the Resort more to enjoy the many organized activities from morning to night. It was great to get a weekly newsprint for the week's activities tho. The staff were all extremely helpful and cheerful and such a pleasure to see each day to say "Hola!" So many to mention but a few...

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Prince Albert, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our first stay at the Friendly Vallarta. The rooms are a little outdated but we were told it will be updated in the next year. Needs new pillows. The staff are the friendliest people to be around. Double double always gave us a kiss on the cheek every morning when we went for breakfast. Karey always had a...

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Dear John & Sandra, Thank you so much for choosing Friendly Vallarta for the first time and for leaving us your review. We are more than happy to read that you had a wonderful stay and that all of our staff went above and beyond to make sure you had the best time ever. As you mention, we are always...

Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have just got back from the Friendly Hotel Puerto Vallarta. I have been there 3 times and would certainly go back. The staff at the hotel Cristian, Paloma, Pamela, Eduardo, Rene for getting us chairs, Raul for always looking after our dining reservations, and many others were wonderful. The food was great and the rooms were very nice. Linda...

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Dear Linda, Thank you so much for being part of the Friendly family for all this time. We are so happy to know that once again you had a wonderful stay and that all of our staff made sure that you felt like at home. Thank you for recognizing their job, their only satisfaction is to see the smiles on...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You can definitely tell that this resort takes pride in who they hire. The staff is all very wonderful and definitely lives up to the name. Martin and Raul in the main restaurant were lovely, the female cook who was in there in the morning always cutting the fruit (wish I could remember her name)- she was wonderful! The front...

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Dear Whitnee, 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 our staff was to the level of your expectations. They are what makes Friendly such a special place. Our only satisfaction is to see the smiles on your faces and know that...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was my second stay at the Friendly Vallarta - the first being about 4 years ago. Since my first visit, the resort has installed internet service in all the rooms and a new infinity pool/hot tub has been added to the pool area. Although the Friendly is not a new resort with all the modern furnishings and decor that...

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Dear MrJWY, Thank you so much for your preference and for coming back to this your home away from home, Friendly Vallarta. We are so happy to read that after 4 years you were surprised by all of our renovations. At Friendly we are always improving and renovating to make sure we give our guests the best vacation experience. We...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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: ₹ 8,939 - ₹ 23,053 (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 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#13 Family Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#17 Business Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#21 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
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“The tower is where the quieter rooms are & has great views”
 of 5 bubbles 40kathryns, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a high room in the tower. Amazing views!”
 of 5 bubbles CGNtravels, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“all rooms have somewhat of an ocean view. for quieter room, chose the tower or east or west view, not a pool view.”
 of 5 bubbles L7490GFkarenb, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“we stayed in the Tower and it was a short journey to our room it was very nice to get away from it all down near the ocean and pools.”
 of 5 bubbles laurawP4669FB, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We were in room 2105.....my husband found it a little noisy at night with the music but it was usually quiet by 11:00.”
 of 5 bubbles _okwiat, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
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