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Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo Hotels

Barceló

  • $$$$

Pros

  • Convenient to other hotels and restaurants
  • Extraordinarily social
  • Lots of amenities and activities
  • Good service

Cons

  • Rooms need updating
  • Very busy
  • Restaurants aren't spectacular

Updated 12/31/1969

Fodor's Review

Once you get past its dull exterior, this high-rise turns out to be bright and lively. There's a subdued elegance to its marble-floor lobby and an irresistible cheerfulness to the skylighted inner courtyard—filled with a restaurant and shops—where long vines hang from the balconies of the surrounding rooms. The rooms are nothing special, but they are clean and comfortable; most have small balconies with ocean views (be sure to request one and opt for a higher floor

to avoid noise from the pool area). The focus is on the outdoors, from the splendid pool and beach to a sprawling list of recreational options, all facilitated by a helpful staff. There's a quality live show six nights a week, and the hotel's Sanca Bar draws a nice crowd for dancing to Latin music.

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Hotel Information

Address:

Blvd. Ixtapa s/n, Ixtapa, 40880, Mexico

Phone:

755-555–2000; 800-227–2356

Website: www.barcelo.com

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 341 rooms, 5 suites
  • All-inclusive

Updated 12/31/1969

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By Judy

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Jan 19, 2006

Mexico at its best!

Very nice resort. Incredible beach. Water turquoise. Only had 4 days there but wished it was longer.

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