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ontario
Reviewed 31 March 2007

Just got home. I really enjoyed the location of this hotel. Its older,but clean,friendly,not overly crowded,good food, not fantastic, but some great choices. Pas tor great waiter at buffet. polite,hard working young man. Safe friendly area,resturants great try some out. Second time to PV would definatly stay here again. If you make your own fun and go with the flow...

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Chicago, IL
Reviewed 29 March 2007

The San Marino is a nice, basic hotel with plesant staff on the beach in the middle of the Zona Romantica. Many of the best restaurants and shopping are within walking distance. Follow the beach walk north and you end up on the Malecon (boardwark). This is a very popular area with tourists and locals, so don't expect or stay...

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3Thank charliev
Ontario
Reviewed 28 March 2007

March 2007 This resort offers the basic all inclusive. The rooms were adeqate, definitely not for honeymooners. We found the bathrooms to be old but the rooms were clean and we found no bugs. The buffets were better than I expected. They offered one seafood and one beef, pork or chicken. We always found something that we liked and did...

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3Thank Wee2travel
Ottawa
Reviewed 19 March 2007

I stayed at the San Marino with 9 other friends from accross Canada who met in Puerta Vallarta. The location of the Hotel was great! It was right on the beach and near near great bars and restaurants. The food at the hotel was not that good, but we went to the restaurants close by when the food didn't appeal...

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4Thank sparkenwood
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 18 March 2007

We stayed at the San Marino from Feb 9-16 2007. After doing a lot of research on TripAdvisor and other sites, we knew exactly what we were getting ourselves into. Previous feedback described a very basic hotel with no frills, awful food and little in the way of customer service. With that in mind, we were not surprised at anything...

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11Thank Stevesquared
Nanaimo, BC
Reviewed 7 March 2007

My friend and I spent February 23-March 3rd at this hotel for our spring break. Although it does not specifically cater to a young crowd, mainly same sex couples, we met a lot of wonderful older (35 and over) people. We found the food to be average compared to other tropical places we have been. The best meal is breakfast...

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monkeys2007
Reviewed 6 March 2007

This hotel was the perfect location. You can walk to all of the great restaurants in the city. We did not get the all-inclusive package and were very happy about it. The people we talked to said the food was not good. Do not limit yourself to the hotel food with so many great places to eat. If you think...

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vancouver
Reviewed 4 March 2007

Having read a bunch of bad reviews on this hotel, I tried to go with an open mind. I took into account that the price was quite low - especially for a beach front hotel, so did not go down expecting the Hilton. Unfortunately, it was a let down. The bottom line is that the food is pretty bad. Breakfast...

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1Thank VancouverBiff
Washington
Reviewed 3 March 2007

My husband and I, together with my daughter, son in law and two grandsons, 11 and 4 just returned from Mexico. This was the tail end of our vacation in our timeshare and we needed a few nights in a hotel before our flight home. We booked through the [---]website and reviewed photos before booking the San Marino. This hotel...

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1Thank avalonWashington
Victoria, BC
Reviewed 12 February 2007

We were really worried after reading a number of reviews on this hotel. However, the San Marino Hotel was recommended to us from a friend who stays here year after year. So we decided to take a chance and book the trip anyway. I must say that we had a wonderful stay - probably one of our best vacations yet....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
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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: $46 - $1,220 (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.”
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“Jr. Suites are very roomy (1 large bedroom with balcony) and large bathroom”
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“High floors above the front desk”
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“opt for ocean view if possible ,more $ but the sunsets are amazing”
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“Avoid rooms over the front entry (Calle Rodolfo Gómez) They simply bake in the sun and are beyond noisy 24/7”
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