Playa Conchas Chinas
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... restoring the once grand park back to its original beauty. Beautiful columns were all over the park. At the end of Lake Chapala is a lighthouse which is part of this park. Lake level have suffered in recent years but this now landlocked lighthouse structure also served as a pier in better days and higher lake levels. The park is a few miles from highway 15 and the cobble stoned streets make it a ...
... single corner of this country, but we do want to spend a little more time on the beaches and explore some of the well known ancient sites. We prefer to stick around rather than traverse the border as many other RVers do every year. After all, we do live in our home-on-wheels, so we can accomplish this trip any way we want.
People ask if we will stay here permanently. Although that is a possibility, we are still in search of that perfect ...
On my third full day of vacation here in Puerto Vallarta, I first began by sleeping a while and then, after breakfast, I wrote back to my father who gave me news about what was going on at home. Then, I worked a bit on my blog and I watched the replay of the F1 Malaysia Grand Prix to see how the Red Bull team's pilots were so frustrated while being on the podium and to see why Lewis Hamilton was so unhappy to have finished third. ...
... my way back to Casa 50 around 9 p.m. and I think that I scared the **** out of Bob as I found him on the couch eating a pizza with his ear buds in and watching a Bruce Willis thriller.
Since I don't care for wine and had only one margarita, I was in much, much better shape than some of my new friends - I don't doubt that there might be some ladies with headaches sitting in the church pew this morning! That's all I say on that subject!!!!
... were down for 4 weeks. We talked about enjoying cards and games so played Skip-Bo with them about 5 times. Some nights we played at a table in the lobby where we listened to the evening entertainment. A couple nights we played in their unit because they had a regular size table and it was quieter.
One day when I was at Spanish class down by the pool I met a couple from Colorado - Dennis & Elaine. Later that day we saw them going into the unit next to us ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Historical Traveler Reviews Playa Conchas Chinas Puerto Vallarta
Longing to Return
I stayed at this quaint hotel in 2000. It was absolutely wonderful. The staff took excellent care of me. I was travelling alone and they actually had one of their staff shuttle me around town the first couple of days. I would highly recommend it and look forward to returning there with my husband in the near future.
Ok place to stay, but beware
The hotel was pretty and a good location. Though, I was surprised at how run down it looked from the outside. I do agree with others about the air conditioning-it was very loud and didn't work all that well. It was better just to leave it off. I did have one very large problem, though-someone stole some clothes out of my bag. They had let me keep my bag behind the counter before I checked into another hotel and when I unpacked, I had several things missing! They were not helpful after several calls and asking them to look into the matter. It is a bargain, but make sure to lock all your things up!
My wife, Jenifer, and I spent the first week in March 2004 in Puerto Vallarta at the hotel Conchas Chinas. The staff is simply wonderful. The hotel has an original character about it as it cascades down the face of the "cliff". All rooms look out at the sea and we were lulled to sleep by the surf. Our room was well cleaned and tiled and had a Jacuzzi on the balcony (that we didn't use). Seeing the fullmoon setting one morning was truly unforgetable.The hotel has a great pool and was rarely used by others.In the morning, a stroll down 2 easy flights put us at the excellent food and value, Playulita Restaurant, terraced on the beach and run by the Lindo Mar resort.The frequent and cheap buses and cabs are nearby. We rode both everywhere. Greatest meal was at the "Red Cabbage Caf?" and their chiles en Nogada. Wow.
Four of us ladies spent a "Girls Week Out" in PVR in early July 2000 and rented the Presidential Suite. This is a large, beautifully decorated unit with a private beach entrance and private infinity pool.
One of the best!!
Have stayed at the hotel 8 times and have been to PV 18 times and this is one of my favorites! The rooms are all little different all tile with beautiful colors. Service is great Salvador, Franco and Miguel are excellent!! The restaurant (which belongs to Lindo Mar) is very good and the prices are reasonable! The snorkling at the beach is also good. If you need some pictures or have questions, email me at email@example.com
I have stayed at a few hotels in Puerto Vallarta. The first time that I stayed at the Hotel Conchas Chinas, I knew I would not be looking any further for someplace to stay. The rooms are a good size, the tub was a delight for someone who enjoys baths. The jacuzzi on the balcony was especially wonderful in the evening while listening to waves just a few feet away. It is the only place that I will stay in Puerto Vallarta. The service was as good as any 5+ star hotel, and it was far away from town to enjoy the peace and quiet that we were looking for. I would reccomend it for anyone looking to get away from hustle and bustle, but want to be close enough to it to get there within a few minutes. The hotel restaurants and the sunsets were something to remember. Anyone going to PV should check this wonderful place out.
Maybe I am fussier than the others, but I do not
A Charming Hotel
I stayed in this hotel back in 1990. The service was warm and very personal. The rooms were very charming...especially nice with the jacuzzi tub in the room itself. It was an excellent stay, especially for the reasonable cost.
I stayed at Conchas Chinas hotel the summer of 2001 and for the price, well you just cant beat it. It was a beautiful kitchenette with two beds under 100 bucks! You also get a beutiful view out of your balcony which by the way I got a picture of and made it poster size! If you are looking for a place to stay and dont want to pay much, Conchas Chinas sure is beautiful and is located not far from the "mercados".
Real Mexico in Puerto Vallarta
I stayed at the Hotel Conchas Chinas in February 2001. The room was a Mexican tiled delight. The hotel is built into the side of a cliff with its own small picturesque (but rocky) beach. Casual dining breakfast bar above the beach and fine dining restaruant on the rooftop at night. Famous for its sunsets--and rightfully so. Just a quick 15-cent bus ride to town--but out of the city in a world all its own. The staff is always helpful and friendly. This is the real deal for budget accomodations!