Puerto Vallarta, Mexico: Accomodation

Puerto Vallarta manages to please everyone with its accommodation offerings. South of Rio Cuale are some of the cheapest lodging options the city has to offer, while the Zona Romantica, near the ocean, features some excellent mid-ranged options. Prices will vary depending on the season. High season is considered from December to April, while in the rest of the year prices can drop from 20% to even 50%. It’s also a good idea to negotiate for a better price if staying for over a week.


Hotel Mercurio is a three story hotel located near the Los Muertos peer. 28 colorful rooms are arranged around a nice courtyard with a stylish bar and pool. Rooms feature fridges, cable TV, wi-fi and double or king-sized beds with fine linens. The Mercurio also offers spa packages, gourmet breakfasts and free international phone calls.

Hotel Posada De Roger is one of Puerto Vallarta’s best mid-range accommodation options. Situated just three blocks from the beach, this hotel features a rooftop terrace surrounded by gardens, with a great view of the mountains. There is also an on-site restaurant and a common kitchen. Rooms are nicely decorated in traditional Mexican décor and feature ceiling fans, free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen cable TV.

Hacienda San Angel is one of the more expensive and luxurious hotels in Vallarta. Located near the Melacon Boardwalk and about 5 km from the Cruise Ship Pier, Hacienda San Angel features an outdoor swimming pool, a game room, a garden a terrace, a bar and an on-site restaurant. The property offers 20 rooms in five buildings surrounding a courtyard with nice fountains. The well decorated rooms feature air conditioning, a mini-bar, wash basins and Cable TV with a DVD player.

Oasis Hostel is one of the cheapest places to stay in Puerto Vallarta. The hostel is right next to Iglesia de Guadalupe, and offers three dorms and one private room. The private room has two beds and a private bathroom. Oasis features a rooftop sundeck with a great view of the ocean. Included in the price are: free breakfast, personal lockers and Wi-Fi. They can also set up tours and offer local travel information.