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Chicago, IL
Reviewed 1 June 2008

My wife and I are in our early 30s and visited the Barcelo Ixtapa for a short vacation from May 22nd - 26th over Memorial Day weekend. Much to the agreement of most of the other reviews, this hotel met our expectations in every way. Our trip was all-inclusive through Apple Vacations - Chicago. We are very experienced travelers to...

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Illinois
Reviewed 20 May 2008

We went to the Barcelo resort for a wedding & had no previous experiences in Mex. We were surprised with the great service by the entire staff. Even tho they don't speak much english, we usually got them to understand us, they tried really hard to please our whole group. (15) Food here is very good and they give you...

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3Thank Zieke
Victoria
Reviewed 6 May 2008

We stayed at the Barcelo from April 26th to May 3rd, it was our first "All Inclusive" vacation, and we had an absolutely wonderful time. We would definitely go back, in fact, we wish we never had to leave. We were one of the first ones through customs at ZIH, and instead of taking the Air Canada Vacations bus with...

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6Thank Victoria_TandA
Michign
Reviewed 5 May 2008

Barcelo Hotel Resorts are and excellent way of going on vacation. The Ixtapa Barcelo is nothing less than wonderful. It is very clean, and when I say clean I mean they temperature check the food, they check the pool water. They have monthly inspections of their rooms and laundry facilities. I even saw them examining the hands of their employees...

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2Thank planetXplorer
Valley Springs, CA
Reviewed 28 April 2008

My wife and I spent seven nights at the Barcelo in mid April. The hotel itself is very clean with beautiful grounds and an amazing view. The staff is very friendly and accomodating. Unlike previous posters we found the room to be very clean and recently updated. The only problem with the room was the hot water faucet which did...

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6Thank twelveoaks12
Prince George, BC
Reviewed 27 April 2008

Stayed the week of March 29 - April 5/08. This is my 3rd trip to Mexico, and my 3rd all-inclusive. Have been to Cancun and Playa Del Carmen previously. I truly loved this area of Mexico. The sunsets are the most beautiful I have ever seen. The ocean is alot rougher than the Caribean side, but I actually enjoyed it...

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7Thank dillinger_8
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 22 April 2008

We stayed at the Barcelo Ixtapa from April 5 -12. We have stayed at a number of all inclusives so we were expecting the usual so-so food and service. We were very pleasantly surprised at how great our stay was. Upon arrival at the airport, we were greeted by someone trying to get us to visit another resort in exchange...

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8Thank apickytraveller
Vancouver
Reviewed 21 April 2008

We were at the ninth floor and it was beautifull.It was beach front and each moring we would walk along the beach with my family.GREAT weather sunny everyday , at the hotel there was a lot of activities like volleyball,soccer,aquaarobics and more.Everyone was so so nice we made friends with most of the people there.great staff,the buffet was delicious ther...

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1Thank mexicana4241
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 13 April 2008

Stayed in this hotel the first week of April 2008. All in all, a very nice stay. Good: Very friendly staff, from housekeeping to front desk to waitstaff. Clean / good sized rooms / good sized safe in each room. Fitness room was well equipped with dumbells, two treadmills, two ellipticals, a stairmaster, and a few stationary bikes. Large TV...

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3Thank jakester16
Grand Rapids, Mi
Reviewed 10 April 2008

My husband and I stayed at the Barcelo the first week of March. We had a beautiful suite on the 12th floor. Awsome view from the room. The views were all great, even the mountains from the elevator area. The 12th floor bar and Ernesto the bartender were a nice get away from the normal, sometimes busy areas. Our room...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Barcelo Ixtapa***** is located in the heart of Ixtapa, right on "El Palmar" beach, one of the most attractive destinations in Mexico. It is the ideal place to go on family holidays, celebrate romantic weddings, organize successful business meetings and also to spend an unforgettable honeymoon. The Barcelo Ixtapa***** hotel offers a convenient way to enjoy your holidays and experience the Barcelo All Inclusive program. It also offers the perfect location for those guests wanting to experience excursions to other parts of Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barcelo Ixtapa

Address: Boulevard Ixtapa, s/n, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico (Formerly Hotel Barcelo Ixtapa Beach Resort)
Region: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Guerrero > Zihuatanejo > Ixtapa
Price Range: $217 - $510 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Barcelo Ixtapa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 398
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Also Known As:
Barcelo Ixtapa Beach Hotel Ixtapa
Barcelo Ixtapa Beach Resort
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Ixtapa
#3 Family Hotel in Ixtapa
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Ixtapa
#4 Spa Hotel in Ixtapa
#5 Romantic Hotel in Ixtapa
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