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Vallarta Torre
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Reviewed 6 July 2012

My husband's grandfather has a timeshare here and we were lucky enough to use it in late June. We had a wonderful time! Our 1 bedroom space was plenty - in fact, it's bigger than our apartment at home :)
Check in was quick and easy. The staff members were awesome. We had a small leak in our ceiling one day so we called maintenance. They were working on it within 20 minutes and it was fixed soon after.
The food and drinks here are great. (A little pricier than going to town to eat, but that's ok if you're just looking for convenience).
The tourist desk helped us pick a tour to do (Canopy River -- do it!) and it was awesome; their help was greatly appreciated.
The rooms are quiet, the views are beautiful and our overall experience was great. We did not want to leave. They really take care of you and it's a very charming place to stay.
I really like the convenience of being able to store your bags in a room for the day if you're flight leaves in the afternoon, later than the checkout time. We were able to leave our bags and go back to el Malecon one last time and not have to haul them around with us.

Beautiful, wonderful place to stay. We'd love to go back in the future.

  • Stayed: June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 5 June 2012

We visited the Vallarta Torre in March and stayed in the Ocean front 2 bedroom unit which was spectacular! When we walked in I was very surprised at how much room there was and the views were great. We arrived a few days ahead of my Daughter and her Husband so we settled in with groceries and anticipated their arrival. We all had a great time! The staff was warm and friendly, the guest just the same. We ate a lot in our unit but also enjoyed eating out as well. My daughter did not want to leave! We hav e the luxury of coming back which we plan to do next year. PV and the Vallarta Torre are becoming an annual tradition for us. Everything about the u it's and resort we liked, nothing to complain about except we can't wait to be back.

Stayed: March 2012, travelled with family
4  Thank Daniel F
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Reviewed 23 May 2012

I will preface this review by saying that I have been coming to this place since I was a teenager and now I am bringing my kids... so i have a bit of nostalgia tied to this property. It is not the most glamorous, tallest, amenity filled place in PV, but I have to think it is one of the friendliest and most relaxing.

I like the small size and usually after a week you know the staff and most of the guests by name. The place is always clean, well maintained and charming. You really never need to leave the confines, there is a great palapa bar, restaurant and cafe. Also, your units have full service kitchens and you are literally across the street from a huge supermarket. We usually stock up on supplies for the week and get snacks, smoothies and a drink or two from the bar.

There are also BBQs you can use for grilling and theme nights if you are not inclined to cook. There are activities like volleyball, water aerobics, shuffle board for the adults and some kids activities like ceramics painting and a baby turtle release (in season). There are usually quite a few families so the kids make quick friends and are usually playing in the pool or beach all day.

The rooms are spacious with huge showers, well appointed and clean. The property is very secure with staff at the entry from the street and the beach, although this location and PV in general is very safe.

Overall great spot, the only reason it is not 5 stars (circles) is that it does not have the uber touches like a spa, gymnasium, waterslide, etc... but for fun with a family it is perfect.

  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled with family
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12  Thank SeattleArch
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Reviewed 8 May 2012

This is a charming resort. We traded into a one bedroom unit through RCI. We arrived in the late morning, so knew that we would not be able to get into our room until 4:00, Checkin was fast and friendly and they offered to store our luggage while we had lunch and waited on the beach for our room to be ready. The apartment was lovely, with saltillo tile floors, vibrant orange sofas and a large balcony with two chairs, a small table and a drying rack for towels and swimsuits. The kitchen was about the best we have ever experienced in Mexico, fully furnished with dishes, glassware, pans, a full size refrigerator, and even a dishwasher! Bedroom had a king-size bed, bathroom had a shower only, no tub.

The onsite restaurant is quite good with a fairly extensive selection. The prices are about the same as we found downtown, service excellent. The pool is not huge, but seemed perfectly adequate for the size of the resort. Beach is clean and plenty of palapas available. We liked that the security guard at the beach helped us with chairs, straw mats and tables. In fact all the staff was so pleasant and helpful.

Maid service was only offered once during the week, but that was plenty for us as we don't need it every day by any means.

We thoroughly enjoyed our week at Vallarta Torre, and would be delighted to go back again!

Room Tip: All rooms face the ocean and your view should be pretty good from just about any location except per...
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Stayed: May 2012, travelled as a couple
6  Thank AZGirl43
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Reviewed 27 April 2012

This hotel is absolutely wonderful! The authentic Mexican style pervades everything about this place, from the beautiful entry courtyard to the decor of the suite to the great on-site restaurant. We ate at the restaurant over half of our nights for dinner and got to know the servers quite well. The bartenders and restaurant staff work the entire resort all day long and by the end of the week, they knew our room number and we knew all of them by name. The size of the resort is so much better than the large all-inclusives (like the huge one next door) and provides such a much more personal experience. We got to know many of the other owners (it's part of the Vacation Internationale group) and made some great new friends. The pool area is just the right size and the palapa bar has a great happy hour every single day! The palapas on the beach are plentiful with a variety of chairs and tables to arrange as desired - I was worried at first that we wouldn't get a place on the beach unless we paid or got out there first thing in the morning, but there was never a problem at all sitting wherever we wanted and there's no charge at all. The security throughout the entire resort was just right, enough to make us feel safe (especially on the beach) but not overbearing at all. The location of the resort is extremely convenient to the airport and grocery stores and we even took the public bus downtown with no issues at all. There aren't a ton of other restaurants around the area but this doesn't really matter because one could easily eat in the resort restaurant every night and have a great meal. The Mexican Fiesta they put on in the middle of the week was absolutely the highlight of our whole vacation and is not to be missed if they have one when you're there. I would definitely go back to this resort if we had the chance - we loved it!

  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled as a couple
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6  Thank PaulTBI
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Additional Information about Vallarta Torre

Address: Paseo De Las Garzas #168, Puerto Vallarta 48354, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Jalisco > Puerto Vallarta
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 94 Speciality Lodging in Puerto Vallarta
Price Range: ₹ 7,808 - ₹ 12,363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 64
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