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By a verified traveler on Thu 27 Oct 2022

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Hotel Description

Hotel near Malecon in Puerto Vallarta

Seaside stay

With a stay at this Downtown Puerto Vallarta hotel, you'll be steps from Museo del Cuale and Cuale Island. Malecon and Olas Altas Beach are also within half a mile (1 km).

Dining, outdoor pool

This hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Relax with a drink at the poolside bar and enjoy perks like free WiFi. A coffee shop, a terrace, and a snack bar/deli are also on offer.

Standard Twin Room and Air-Conditioning

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$44* Per night/room Dec 11 - Dec 12

Family Room, Multiple Beds and Air-Conditioning

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Quadruple Room, 2 Double Beds and Air-Conditioning

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Superior Double Room, Balcony, City View and Air-Conditioning

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Economy Double Room, 1 Double Bed and Air-Conditioning

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Triple Room and Air-Conditioning

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Hotel Encino Malecón Centro Puerto Vallarta ratings based on 6 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.3 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Hotel Encino Malecón Centro Puerto Vallarta

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3 out of 5
The property had a great air conditioner, room was clean, and staff very friendly.

Posted by on Oct 27, 2022

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1 out of 5
I have a reservation confirmation, once I arrived to hotel they refused to honor my reservation. I was unprofessional on their end and poor customer service.

Posted by , from chicago on Apr 18, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 14, 2022 by Customer Service

Dear guest: We really regret this unfortunate incident that occurred during your stay, we will promptly follow up on this situation and investigate with the corresponding departments to prevent a situation like this from recurring in the future and to reach a solution to its approach. With that said, we look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back in a renewed opportunity to redeem your trust in our resource and service. Kind regards.

3 out of 5

Friendly staff

Small and clean hotel. The staff is nice and friendly. Nice pool and wait room at the entrance. The air conditioner was too noisy for me and bathroom door was to hard to closed and open from the inside of the bathroom.

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017

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5 out of 5

The best possible location in Puerto Vallarta.

Pros: Personable staff, clean room, free wifi.
Cons: There was a nasty smell that would come out of the drain in our bathroom at night.
Location: It's right between the Zona Romantica and old town by the river. Everything is near-by. The ocean is a short walk away. Located on a quiet street.
Hotel staff was very friendly and helpful. Cleaning service came by everyday to change sheets, clean bathroom and bring fresh towels. Restaurant and bar on roof has amazing view of ocean and sunset. Rooftop pool was great too.

Posted by , from Eugene, OR on Mar 4, 2017

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5 out of 5

Annual Sojourn

Pros: Location (x3)
I love PVR and this hotel is right in the middle of everything. Right on the river and on the border of Centro and Zona Romantica. Rooftop pool is never crowded and a great place for iguana spotting. Leave your homophobia at home if you go to Zona Romantica, though. Seriously. It is way Gay.

Posted by , from Wrigleyville on Jan 30, 2016

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3 out of 5

Close to beach, colourful shops, cheap but okay

Pros: Everything - beautiful grounds, nice swimming pool, nice open restaurant, friendly workers, surrounded by colourful shops, cafes, walk to safe beach.
Cons: Management needs written Rules of Conduct requiring signature of tenants. If noise/conduct rules are broken after warning, residents to be evicted.
Location: Walking distance to beach; lots of shops incl. handmade goods; lots of eating places; lots of beaut. architecture; taxi drivers excellent tour guides.
Hotel surrounded by colourful shops and cafes, walking distance to beach with cafes. Hotel accommodation basic, ok, cheap, and has open swimming pool and restaurant top floor with ocean views. Staff nice, friendly. Poor management of noise levels and bad behaviour of young people causing havoc through the night running through the place. Management lacked control of that. I will not stay there again - only because of poor noise control. Lots of Americans return regularly, but I won't.

Posted by , from Brisbane, Australia on Mar 24, 2015

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/cafe and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a bar/lounge and a poolside bar. WiFi is free in public spaces. An outdoor pool, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at Hotel Encino Malecón Centro Puerto Vallarta. This Puerto Vallarta hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 73 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • Built in 1980
  • Deli
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Onsite shopping
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Bar by the pool
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

Hotel Encino Malecón Centro Puerto Vallarta offers 73 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature complimentary bottled water and complimentary toiletries. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Cable television is provided. Bathrooms include showers. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Change of towels and change of bedsheets can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Change of towels (on request)
  • Change of bedsheets (on request)

Food & Drink

Hotel Encino Malecón Centro Puerto Vallarta has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Sailing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 2 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Hotel Encino Malecón Centro Puerto Vallarta

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No onsite parking is available. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, debit cards, and cash. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas.

  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are not available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are not washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation is not required for facilities onsite
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Children stay free - maximum age 2
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Property does not follow regional sanitization guidelines
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Children stay free
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 18 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

Hotel Names

  • Encino Hotel
  • Encino Puerto Vallarta
  • Hotel Encino
  • Hotel Encino Puerto Vallarta
  • Hotel Encino
  • Hotel Encino Malecón Centro Puerto Vallarta Hotel
  • Hotel Encino Malecón Centro Puerto Vallarta Puerto Vallarta

You should know

  • Children 2 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
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