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Reviewed 30 July 2008

my family and I stayed at barcelo from july 12th to the 27th.The rooms are very dated but thats the place you spend the least amount of time anyway,so it didnt matter much to us until we had to kill about 20 EARWIGS in our room on the last night there...the food was quite discusting after the 3rd day.. and...

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Vancouver, BC
Reviewed 29 July 2008

This was our first trip to Ixtapa and the Barcelo. We visited July 5-12. We were pleasantly surprised to find our room had been upgraded to an ocean view. The air conditioner did not cool the room down enough for us...we would have preferred a much cooler room. The room was not cleaned as well as I had hoped it...

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Mystic, CT
Reviewed 24 July 2008

Rooms are huge with great views very clean. Staff very friendly. Pools clean and warm. Ocean quite dangerous NOT recommended for anyone other than an adult who is very strong and fit. Room service for dinner never arrived. Buffet restaurant -the same thihg every night - food not very good at all-however the fresh fish and the fresh fruits were...

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1Thank sunkist
Dallas
Reviewed 22 July 2008

My husband and I stayed at the Barcelo from July 17-20. I had loved Ixtapa and the Barcelo when I stayed there thirteen years ago (when it was a Sheraton). NOTHING had changed about the property or the city in thirteen years, and I don't mean that in an endearing way. The hotel, save the lobby and pool areas, appears...

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1Thank luvthebeach22
Minnesota
Reviewed 21 July 2008

I wrote a review for the Barcelo two years ago. We liked it. Food wasn't the best, but rooms were clean, property clean and the fact that it was close to great restuarants across the street was a big plus to us. (Frankies!!!) My question....has anyone traveled the first week of January? Was the weather good? We usually travel in...

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Thank ColdCowboy
California
Reviewed 13 July 2008

Stayed at the Barcelo Ixtapa July4th to July 11, 008. Let me give you the real scoop! We have stayed at quite a few all-inclusives. My husband and I were travelling with our 14 year old daughter and her friend. First, the good things: The hotel looks just like the pictures. The gounds impecable! The pool very clean and nice....

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Portland, OR
Reviewed 11 July 2008

We just returned from a week at the Barcelo. We were there from July 2nd and returned on the 9th. The food was really mediocre at best. We are a family that dines out several times a week and we do enjoy a wide variety of ethnic restaurants, we really enjoy dinning out, so we do have pretty high expectations....

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Northern California
Reviewed 10 July 2008

Stayed at the Barcelo Ixtapa from June 20th thru 25th. As my group has historically spent our Mexico vacations (usually all-inclusives) in either Puerto Vallarta or Mazatlan, we thought we'd try the Ixtapa/ Zihuatenejo area for a change. The cost of this AI package was quite a bit less than those we have stayed in the past (Dreams in PV,...

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4Thank JRtheBanker
SF Bay Area
Reviewed 6 July 2008

We had a great stay at the Barcelo from June 21-25. I'll try not to restate too much what other posters have already said, but from what I experienced, they were dead on the mark - clean rooms but in need of updating, good food, friendly attentive staff, etc etc. We had just come from a fun-filled 7 days at...

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clovis, ca
Reviewed 25 June 2008

Awesome resort. Just got back on June 23, 2008. Went with 12 other people. The Highlights of the trip: Service is awesome. Chouey at the swim up bar, Oscar at Don Quixote restaurant. The swim up bar is really fun. Food was great - buffet style. The dinner show/Mexican Fiesta Night was incredible. Best one. Plenty to do. We swam...

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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Tennis Court
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: $219 - $616 (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 Top resorts Hotel in Ixtapa
#3 Family Hotel in Ixtapa
#3 Spa Hotel in Ixtapa
#5 Romantic Hotel in Ixtapa
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“Even numbered rooms on lower floors may be noisy from Sanca Bar after 8PM”
  • Room view looking north
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“be prepared sometimes you'll get 2 towels the next night you'll get 4, maybe washcloths , next night no washcloths , go figure”
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“ask for higher floor rooms and at the end.ocean view”
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