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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly Puerto Vallarta hotel in Downtown Puerto Vallarta, walk to Malecon

With a stay at Hotel Rio Malecon, you'll be centrally located in Puerto Vallarta, steps from Los Arcos Amphitheater and Plaza Principal.

This family-friendly hotel is within close proximity of Plaza de las Armas and La Presidencia.

Make yourself at home in one of the 46 air-conditioned guestrooms. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as an outdoor pool or take in the view from a terrace and a garden. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the area shuttle (surcharge).

Enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's dining establishments, which include 2 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access room service (during limited hours). While enjoying a refreshing dip in the hotel pool, you can order your favorite drink at the poolside bar. Breakfast is available daily for a fee.

Featured amenities include limo/town car service, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. Planning an event in Puerto Vallarta? This hotel has facilities measuring 503 square feet (47 square meters), including a meeting room. A shuttle from the hotel to the airport and a cruise ship terminal shuttle are provided for an additional charge.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. A poolside bar is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Business-related amenities at this 3-star property consist of limo/town car service and a meeting room.

Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. Event facilities measure 503 square feet (47 square meters). This family-friendly hotel also offers an outdoor pool, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. For a surcharge, the property provides a cruise ship terminal shuttle and a shuttle from the hotel to the airport.

Hotel Rio Malecon has designated areas for smoking.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation - drop-off (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 46 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Concierge services 
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • One meeting room 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Year Built 1958 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 503 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 47 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Television 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Breakfast is available for a surcharge and served each morning between 8 AM and 11 AM.

COEXISTbistro - This poolside restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 1 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of MXN 200 per pet, per night
  • Dogs only
  • 1 per room (up to 16 lb)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

  • No onsite parking is available.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators

Parking height restrictions apply


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Deposit: MXN 500 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between MXN 89 and MXN 189 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: MXN 350 per person
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: MXN 150 (one way), (from 3 to 18 years old)
  • Pet fee: MXN 200 per pet, per night
  • Late check-out fee: MXN 400
  • Kitchen/kitchenette fee: MXN 100 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel Rio Malecon
  • Hotel Rio Malecon Puerto Vallarta
  • Malecon Rio
  • Rio Malecon
  • Rio Malecon Puerto Vallarta
  • Hotel Rio Puerto Vallarta

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal and airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 10 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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