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Sherwood Park, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We vacationed at the Friendly for the third time April 2017 and they have done a lot of renovations since our last visit. Lobby renovation is great! although the new location for the bar is quite warm and not comfortable to sit at for long. Adult infinity and hot tub are wonderful. Great job here would not change a thing....

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F V, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Friendly Vallarta All Inclusive Family Resort, responded to this review

Dear Tayers44, Thank you so much for your preference over the years and for coming back to this your home in Puerto Vallarta. We are glad that you enjoyed our renovations. At Friendly we are always improving to make sure we give our guests the best vacation experience. We thank you for your comments and we apologize that we could...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had to book this hotel last minute as other plans fell through. We've been to many high end and average resorts over the years. This was by no means high end but it was clean, with good food and friendly staff. They have two pools that are for adults only and one medium size pool that pretty much all...

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F V, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Friendly Vallarta All Inclusive Family Resort, responded to this review

Dear ChadPMack, Thank you for choosing Friendly Vallarta and for sharing your experience. We are pleased to read that you had a great vacation. At Friendly our main goal is to provide the most personalized and friendliest service of all, but most importantly to make you feel at home. We hope to see you again in the near future.

Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful resort, great location with plenty of activities.What we found to be most remarkable about this resort is the staff, so friendly and accommodating.and in many cases exceptionally talented. We noticed that many of the guests made connections with people they never met before (we did) which can be attributed to the atmosphere created by the staff. The only things...

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F V, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Friendly Vallarta All Inclusive Family Resort, responded to this review

Dear 50canuk56, We feel honored to read your review and know that you had a fantastic stay with us. Thank you for recognizing the work of our staff, they are what makes Friendly such a special place. We always go above and beyond to make sure that all your needs are covered and that you feel like at home. We...

Litchfield
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly Vallarta is a wonderful place! It was our first time staying there and we would definitely return!! They had activities throughout the day, and shows or a dance floor on the beach at night. We played volleyball, ping pong, Jenga and chess. They also had a foam tequila party while we were there!! Even with the stuff going on...

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F V, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Friendly Vallarta All Inclusive Family Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sara, It is reading reviews like yours what makes us feel that we are doing a great job. We feel honored to know that we fulfilled our main goal which is to make all of our guests feel like at home. At Friendly we consider our guests like family and we go above and beyond to make sure that...

Regina, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a last minute hot holiday to Puerto Vallarta and chose Friendly Resort because of the super reviews. The location, beach, pools and food set up were pretty good but the rooms(and we upgraded) were very old and worn....beds uncomfortable. There was some entertainment like dancing on the beach, but not a great variety. The staff, while pleasant, didn't...

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Dear Dennise, Thank you for choosing Friendly Vallarta to be the host of your vacation. We appreciate your comments as they help us improve and give a better service. At Friendly we are always renovating, our priority is to make sure that we give to all of our guests the best vacation experience. We hope you visit us again soon!

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The resort exceeded our expectations in every way. Took my three kids to the Friendly Vallarta for March Break. Not only was the weather spectacular, but the resort was outstanding -- the food, the service, the variety of activities including beach volleyball, Zumba classes, daily bracelet making, food treats on the beach like churros and donuts. What truly put it...

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Dear 9LivesOttawa, We feel very honored to read your review and to know that you and your family had an amazing vacation at Friendly Vallarta. We thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are happy to know that you enjoyed everything that Friendly has to offer. Our main goal is to provide the most personalized and friendliest service...

Calgary
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I visited the beginning of april. We wanted to try a small resort this time and we are glad we did! The reviews on trip advisor pushed our decision. The staff is incredibly nice. The resort is very nice and clean. We loved all the pools! We found the food to be excellent and nice variety. It...

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Dear Paula, Thank you so much to you and your boyfriend for choosing Friendly Vallarta as your vacation destination and for leaving us your review. We are happy to read that you had a wonderful stay. At Friendly Vallarta our main goal is to provide the most personalized and friendliest service of all, but most importantly to make you feel...

Gatineau, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

2nd time visiting Friendly, we were there March 29 till April 5. Wow and wow I just can't tell you how we enjoyed this resort. We were there feb. 2016 and it was great then also. They have a new pool and spa , nice and warm . 2 adult pools isn't that fantastic !.new restaurants, hassle free of reservations....

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Dear Lise, Thank you for your preference and for coming back to this your home away from home, Friendly Vallarta. We are happy to have you as part of our family. We are pleased to know that once again you had a great vacation and that you enjoyed our new additions. As you know, at Friendly, we are always improving...

Surrey, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a first time to the resort I can say that they defiantly put their best foot forward. As the Friendly Vallarta is a popular destination for those escaping winter you do need to book as soon as possible, as I had a few other first timers there with me already booking their next trip. However that being said sometimes...

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Dear Nathan, On behalf of all the staff of Friendly Vallarta I want to thank you for choosing us for the first time to be the hosts of your vacation. We are happy to read that you had an amazing time and that you enjoyed everything that Friendly has to offer. Our main goal is to provide the most personalized...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service made u feel like royalty. Patricio, Horacio, Valeria, Christian , Corina, Antonio had boundless energy to entertain and serve. This was a bucket list trip for our family of 5 and it couldn't have been better. Rooms were basic but always clean. Cleaning staff were really good and quiet. They kept the grounds continually clean sweeping and picking up....

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Dear Chris, It is an honor for us to read that our staff made you feel like royalty. This lets us know that we are fulfilling our objective: providing the most personalized and friendliest service of all, but most importantly to make you feel like at home. We are also pleased to read that you enjoyed everything Friendly has to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy the best all-inclusive vacations in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico with the friendliest hotel! Friendly Vallarta Beach Resort & Spa offers incredible location in the hotel zone and a wide range of fun experiences. Friendly Vallarta Beach Resort & Spa is located in one of the most precious bays of the Mexican Pacific, with a unique location in front of the beach, in the heart of the hotel area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Friendly Vallarta All Inclusive Family Resort

Address: Km 2.5 Blvd. Francisco Medina Ascencio, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico (Formerly Friendly Hola Vallarta Resort and Spa)
Region: Mexico > Jalisco > Puerto Vallarta
Price Range: $177 - $491 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Friendly Vallarta All Inclusive Family Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 218
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Also Known As:
Hola Puerto Vallarta Club & Spa
Hola Vallarta
Hola Puerta Vallarta
Hola Hotel Puerto Vallarta
Hola Puerto Vallarta Resort
Hola Club Puerto Vallarta
Hotel Hola Vallarta
Hola Resort Puerto Vallarta
Hola Club Spa Puerto Vallarta
Hotel Style:
#8 Top resorts Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#13 Family Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#17 Business Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
#21 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
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