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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2010

I was prepared for "rustic" accommodations, but I expected far better service than I've gotten at Hotel Lagunita. The food is awful, and the kitchen staff are apparently unwilling to make accommodations for diners wanting anything other than fried tortilla chips and tacos. The bathroom smells (and on top of this they ask you to throw your toilet paper away... More 

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puerto vallarta
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2010

A gorgeous 40-minute coastal water taxi ride from Puerto Vallarta to tropical Yelapa. The hotel consists of a number of palapas nestled at the foot of the jungle and lining the very pretty and clean beach. The restaurant is good, the service friendly and professional and the location perfect. There's even a large swimming pool overlooking the sea. This is... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2010

And we don't mean that in a positive way. We have stayed around the world in many spartan accommodations, but there is a profound difference between simple and scummy. We had planned to stay for a week and left as soon as we could find other accommodations because it was peak season. We shared our "hut" with a large land... More 

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San Francisco, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2010

I've been coming to Yelapa for many years and have almost always stayed at Hotel Lagunita. It's the perfect location in Yelapa, right on the beach (which no other hotel can truly say) with the best view, excellent staff, lovely owner (Lucas), good food . . . and overall a super friendly atmosphere that lets you experience the paradise of... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2010

If we had simply stayed with a package, we would have been watching a water polo game of tourist in a pool while listening to La Bamabe. Our decision to go to Yelapa introduced us to another, more real side to Mexico. It was a privilege to remain in Yelapa as the last boatload of tourists pulled away. My kids... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 September 2010

I have been traveling to PV since I was a child. This year my husband & I wanted to do a private one on one get away to celebrate our 15 yr Annv. We had visited Yelapa before & only stayed once in another hotel. But this trip we found Hotel Lagunita. We booked for the 3 nights 1 free... More 

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McMinnville,OR
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2010

We were a little hesitant to do Mexico. We have traveled central and south America and had great vacations. I think we got caught up a bit in cable news Mexico stories. Just like the US, there are places in Mexico where it would be "a really bad idea to visit" Pueto Vallarta and Yelapa were not those places. Felt... More 

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Bellevue
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2010

This was an amazing trip for many reasons, we were well prepared due to reading trip advisor reviews, however I expected a much more rustic experience and to have some level of uncomfortability, yet there was really none. Our room was very small and quaint and one of the oldest at the hotel yet it was completely accomodating for us,... More 

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california
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Reviewed 26 March 2010

FEB 15-27 2010 Hotel Lagunita was everything we expected it to be. Somewhat rustic but very comfortable accomodations. The food is very good. The setting is incredible and right on the beach. We stayed in rooms 27 and 28 which have a connecting door and are perfect for a family. The town of Yelapa is a 15 minute walk. Dont... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2010

if you want to relax on a gorgeous, quiet beach, this is the place. it is so rustic and beautiful. all the structures are made from natural materials. the beach is never crowded, with more than enough chairs to choose from. Lay in the sun or pick a spot under one of their numerous palapas (hammock included). tables under palapas... More 

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  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about Hotel Lagunita

Address: Barcina 3 la Playa, Yelapa, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Jalisco > Costalegre > Yelapa
Price Range: $113 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Lagunita 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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“I would suggest asking for one of the rooms that over looks the rocks.”
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