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Old Acapulco

Acapulco, Mexico
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Shopped and went to the Flamingo Hotel

Took a tour with Sebastian from Acapulco for All. He took us downtown to Old Acapulco for some... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chicago, Illinois
Same Same

We were disappointed in Old Acapulco. It is very run down and we found some of the locals very... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
Teresa H
Texada Island, Canada
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Section of Acapulco that remains relatively untapped by tourism.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took a tour with Sebastian from Acapulco for All. He took us downtown to Old Acapulco for some souvenir shopping and up to the Flamingo Hotel which was once owned by John Wayne. My expectations was it would have been more impressive if Hollywood stars...More

Thank Spataman
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We were disappointed in Old Acapulco. It is very run down and we found some of the locals very depressing and approached by beggers. They were no aggressive at all, but just seeing how many there were was disturbing. We did have excellent very inexpensive...More

Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Old Acapulco pretty much looks like any other old town in Mexico. For the price of $ 35 for the tour, you may wish to go somewhere more exciting.

Thank 2332123ed
Reviewed 3 January 2017

My family wanted to spend some time there, but the Tour did not allow us to do that. The Fishing boats looked fun and there were many stores. I would encourage you to check it out. We were only in Acapulco two days.

Thank Melody J
Reviewed 24 December 2016

We enjoyed a very interesting time around old Accopuco, starting with a hair cut, for 3 us dollars, followed by a fantastic variety of local stalls and shops, (be aware, a lot don't take us dollars, only own currency) , then we found a local...More

Thank B M
Reviewed 2 December 2016

While visiting Acapulco, you have the beaches during the day, the many and trendy restaurants and at night, well, you have dancing everywhere. Mind your wallet as there are many pick pocket. Never be alone always in groups and definitely more than 2. Unfortunately, the...More

1  Thank BrotherYo
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I enjoyed the taxi ride around town. Stopped at city center for some silver shopping. Lots of food options.

Thank Randy A
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We felt very safe walking around in the neighborhoods at night. There are military, state, and local police that are always out making a presence.

Thank Beachgrammy56
Reviewed 11 September 2016

I visited Acapulco twice with several friends during my youthful days. Once in 1970 when we drove to Laredo, parked my car in a garage, took a taxi to the Nuevo Laredo airport where we flew to Mexico City for a two-day stay visiting the...More

Thank Dallaservin
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Lots of shops and cool things to see. Also some good authentic food. We went to nacho libre wrestling and flee market. We felt safe with all the police around.

Thank devill1183
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