Howard Johnson Hotel Puerto Vallarta

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Carr. Puerto Vallarta a Barra de Navidad Km. 4.5, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
+52 (322) 226-8050

Editor's Note: This property was formerly the Playa del Sol Costa Sur and the Costa Vida Vallarta.

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Traveler Beware!

A traveler

Travelocity.com

Pros: A magnificent view of the Bay of Banderas and Sierra Madre mountains. Clean linens and towels Cons: The hotel is a two star resort by American standards. The room decor and amenities are dated from the 80's. The restaurant is outdoor ...Read more
Rude sales people

A traveler

Travelocity.com

This was a great hotel before it was taken over by the new owners. They have totally destroyed the wonderful feeling of "family" that it had when it was know as the Costa Vida Resort. The sales people are rude, "in your face" types who won't let ...Read more
Worth It

A traveler

Travelocity.com

"Despite the hotel's tendency toward confusion over rooms (are you in a time share apartment? Will you need to move?), this is a sweet mid-range place. Decent food, good snorkeling, easy access to town. Clean and mostly attractive. We'd go again."
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A traveler

Travelocity.com

the sales people are rude. the front desk is bad. the best is waitstaff, and the maids are wonderful.the new owners are stuffy.
No free internet access

A traveler

Travelocity.com

Although it is advertised on their website: "Free Wi-Fi Internet Access Included, Internet Services, Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN" When I stayed there I was charge $* per week for internet access They do have a computer room with very poor service - ...Read more


Remodeling Desperately Needed

A traveler

Travelocity.com

The tiles are falling out of the pool, bad cracks in patio floor, hardware in rooms is corroded, refrigerator is dented and dirty and shower leaks into the room so edges are black mold. Advantages,- the resort is on the ocean, right on the ocean ...Read more
Extremely relaxing

A traveler

Travelocity.com

My trip was relaxing and wonderfull. The maids are wonderfull and the whole hotel has a calm feeling.
A South Vallarta Gem!

A traveler

Travelocity.com

A great place to call home for a week. I am told it is the first Timeshare in all of Puerto Vallarta. That alone commands respect. You can't find a better location or value on the whole coast, it is an older place. It is the first timeshare built in ...Read more
Best Kept secret...Please dont book here.

A traveler

Travelocity.com

Please dont book here....Hahahahaha! I say that because I hope to keep grabbing rooms here for as cheap as I do!!!! The service is great- Just blow off the timeshare pitch from the start....and you will be fine the rest of the week. 2 minutes ...Read more
A South Vallarta Gem!

A traveler

Travelocity.com

A great place to call home for a week. I am told it is the first Timeshare in all of Puerto Vallarta. That alone commands respect. You can't find a better location or value on the whole coast, it is an older place. It is the first timeshare built in ...Read more