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Holiday Inn Ixtapa

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This comfortable relaxed resort offers guests a great location and a variety of activities, at great value for the money. Enjoy the hotel's lush gardens with a wide selection of shops just across the street.
Location: Directly in the heart of Ixtapa and a short walk to the El Palmar beach which is 100 metres away. Approximately 20 minutes from the airport.

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  • Wtnlvr : Regina, Canada
Great hotel with a great location

We thoroughly enjoyed this hotel. It had everything you need plus the beds are we've had!. The staff were friendly and accommodating. The food was good and always found something we liked. The location is right across the street from shops and it's on large stretch of beach. Most staff speak English although the resort is probably 90% Mexican tourists. The grounds and pools are well maintained. The resort is older but what we saw is in good repair. It can be loud in some rooms at night so request a room away from the bar. We would definitely return. Thanks to the staff that made our New Year memorable.

  • Kim n :
Wonderful resort with a great location

We visited with a party of 12 and while the room we stayed in only had the minimal amenities, it was perfect for us, since we spent limited time in our room. There were many fun activities for the whole family, we loved beach volleyball, water aerobics, water ballon fights and the awesome Mexican Fiesta!The staff was very friendly and accommodating and we would definitely stay here again!Thank you Isreal for always smiling and making us feel right at home!!

  • shell552016 : Prince George, Canada
very dissapointed in a lot of services and responce

our room they gave us,was almost the farthest from ocean that they had,asked to be moved,but told none available,we found out the first night,there was a night club across the street ,and played loud music till 5 ,we put ear plugs in and pillow over to help with noise,and we were scheduled to be there 19 days, asked to move again after the sat rush of locals,but told nothing available,?? but reliable sources told us only 20-30 % full,and we could notice also hardly anyone there in midweek? very frustrating too here this music 5-6 days a week?we tried to make the best of it,with the run around and what not,got our best sleep 5-8 but had to adjust.the poolswere at times clean,but other times very dirty, on those days we would only use the showers too cool down,we tried to use the swim up bar ,but that day it smelled disgusting,like sewage,and water was scummy and very dirty,so didnt go there the days we were there,the food was edible,but had too definately pick and choose,we were sick from the food the first few days,but after that stayed away from certain foods,we ate out a lot also,to possibly avoid getting sick from resort food.the last 3 days we were told they were going to move us,as they were making upgrades,and no power in our existing room,we thaught this was great ,to get away from the night club noise,but the room they moved us too ,had no ac,we asked to move or fix ,but got neither,very hot trying to sleep in80-85 degree in room,sweating and discomfort all night,most holidays wanting too stay longer,but this holiday we were ready to go, i had stayed at presidente years back,and what a difference too now, i have braught many people to ixtapa,and have always had good memories,just remember this is the hotel, and some management , there,the weather,and the people we meet are very friendly i will be back in january,but not here

  • Luis N :
Not good enough for an "All Inclusive"

If you get there early the hotel will offer you the possibility to check in early for a price, if you don't want to pay more you need to wait until the check in time even if the room is empty. The food is not good enough, a seafood cocktail that was more likely a Surimi cocktail, the buffets consist mainly on cheap meals, there is nothing really fancy, no steaks, no great taste.The beverages are not good enough either, they have Mexican booze but not all the brands, only the cheapest ones, Ron Bacardi, Brandy Presidente, Vodka Oso Negro, etc, you need to adjust to what the hotel is willing to give you, I asked a barman about a couple of drinks I like and he told me they do not have that, so I asked him what drinks he could make and he said only what I can see in a bad manner. If your flight leaves late, the Hotel wont offer you the chance to stay there enjoying their experience, you can stay until 17:00 but only if you pay a late check out, otherwise you are free to leave and come later to pick up your baggage.On the good side, the bed was delicious, it's a beach front hotel so you just need to walk a couple steps to enjoy the sea, the sea is a little wild but enjoyable, the sand is nice, feels good on your feet, you can watch the sunset every day if the clouds allow it, on Saturdays they close the restaurants for a mexican night around a kiosk in the hotel, they offer a sample of a few mexican meals like pozole, tacos dorados, enchiladas, buñuelos, atole, etc., some are really good.In general I think the room is ok, but the food and the drinks are far from good All Inclusive, if you want a good All Inclusive experience, better go to somewhere else, this one let me down.

  • Travel_rabbit_NM : Silver City, New Mexico
My favorite place to stay in Ixtapa

This is my second time to stay at this hotel (formerly the Presidente Intercontinental). The beds are very comfortable, the rooms and common areas are kept clean, and the view of the ocean excellent. We will stay here again when we return. The staff are very kind and helpful, starting with Jorge at the front desk. There are activities for all ages, and this would be a fun place to bring the whole family. The hotel is being updated, and it is a good value, plus the perfect location in Ixtapa (walking distance to the shops, bank, buses, etc.) The bike ride into the nature reserve is fun, and younger people can enjoy the beach volleyball or soccer, and music at night in the bar. The food choices are plentiful, and even though some dishes are foreign to us, there were enough choices that we always found plenty of good food. For 20 pesos (abour $1.00 per ride), the two of us were able to ride on the frequent buses into Zihuatanejo, and Playa Linda to look at the crocodiles, iguanas, and birds. My favorite places were spending time on the beach or at the pool - walking, swimming, people watching, and the sunsets are spectacular. Don't miss a visit to Ixtapa!!

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature

  • Buffet breakfast, lunch, and dinner, at Playa Linda Restaurant
  • Domestic drink brands (11am to 11pm)
  • Swimming pool snack bar
  • Free beach shuttle service to beach club from 10am-5pm
  • Fitness room
  • Free transportation to Playa Linda, Playa Quieta, and Playa El Palmar (first shuttle: 11am-3:30pm, second shuttle: 12pm-4:30pm)
  • Free transportation to Playa La Ropa is on Mondays & Thursdays (10am-3pm)
  • 2 restaurants
  • Outdoor pool
  • Shops
  • Business centre
  • Laundry on-site
  • Golf nearby
Hotel Rooms include:
  • Air-conditioning
  • 2 double beds or 1 king bed
  • telephone
  • cable TV
  • highspeed wireless internet connection
  • in-room safe
  • bathroom with shower only
  • Max. occ. 3 adults or 2 adults & 2 children

  • Kids Stay and Eat Free - 5 years & under. 6-12 years limited availability, if not available, pay special Almost All-Inclusive rate. Max 2 kids.

    Honeymoon Bonus - Bottle of wine in room upon arrival, free upgrade to junior suite. Subject to availability.

    Golf Special - Golfers will receive 20% off green fees at Palma Real Golf Course, and at Marina Golf Course.

    Early Booking Bonus - This hotel may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

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    Holiday Inn Resort Ixtapa
    Boulevard Ixtapa S/N Lote 2, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40880 Mexico

    Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

    Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

    Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

    Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules. makes every effort to ensure that the information on this page is accurate, however, all information on this page is subject to change without notice. is not responsible for any changes, errors or omissions that may occur.