Presidente InterContinental Ixtapa

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Our Opinion
Like the Tesoro Ixtapa, the Presidente is an older building and probably more along the lines of a 3.5 star rather than a 4 star. The location is good, right in the hotel zone and pool has a swim up bar with lots of activities going on. A combination of low rise and a high rise building, the Presidente is a good choice for singles and couples who want to be in the hotel zone.
This popular holiday resort is an All Inclusive pleasure mecca for sun and fun seekers, where one price covers all the comfort of this tropical sanctuary.
Location: Right on El Palmar beach, 15 minute drive to Zihuatanejo, 25 minutes from the airport.

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • St. Paul's Heal... R :
Great time in Ixtapa

I recently (November 4 to 18) at the Holiday inn Resort in Ixtapa.The staff were very friendly and the service was first rate.The room was kept clean and although it was an old room it was satisfactory (They are going to being upgrading many rooms during the summer).The food was very good with lots of fresh fruit and vegetables.All in all a very enjoyable experience.

  • Hydeaway4ev4 : Langley City, Canada
Good location

Great location on the hotel strip. The hotel is right across the street from the shopping centre and local restaurants. Pool view room was nice and we had a very large deck with tables and chairs. Rooms and restaurant have been renovated and are clean with good maid service. Most of the waiters speak English and all very nice and helpful. All inclusive and food is just ok. The beach is great for long beach walks.

  • Wayne G : Aberdeen, South Dakota, United States

Quick review today... We stayed here for a week in March 2016. The location of this Hotel... well there is no better location if you want to visit the shops and bars/restaurants across the street! Which you will want to visit as the Meals here get old after the first day! Food was good not great, drinks on the other hand were the WORST drinks ever by any all inclusive we have stayed. The rooms and grounds were kept beautifully clean always.. Nothing to eat after 7pm ish. Have to go across the street for food after 9 for sure. Price here was really cheap to eat out. I would recommend going to Ixtapa Island... at least 2 times for a day trip!! The waves are not so big to get some decent snorkeling in... lots of fish but sort of cloudy. Food really cheap too! Taxi? Jerry the self proclaimed "Mexican Morgan Freeman". He and his boy were top notch! local # 755-115-7563 It is really safe to go out on your own... So I would come back to Ixtapa, I would not stay here again I would stay at a Higher end resort or rent a condo on the beach in Zihuatanejo. Have fun and don't turn your back on the ocean waves!

  • DBuentel : Monterrey, Mexico
A nice surprise...

This is my next visit to the Pacific after many years and really wanted to have a good vacations experience. Spent weeks reading Tripadvisor reviews and found it a bit tricky to identify which one was the best hotel option, so I chose the one with good reviews and decent price. This hotel has everything it offers, they have good food, good drinks, comfortable rooms, excellent beach and pool, the most impressive wifi complementary service, and I mean it, it was perfect! I had a massage in their spa and although the facilities are not impressive, the service is good and extremely inexpensive (give it a chance!). The tour services were perfect and again inexpensive. The hotel is located right in front of a mall so you can find all your souvenirs at very good prices, or you can take a local bus in front of the hotel that will take you to Zihuatanejo in 20 minutes and can take one back with no issues. I had a great time visiting Ixtapa Zihuatanejo and have no buts at all, I will choose Holiday Inn one more time, no doubts. Mention apart to front desk concierge Jorge Luis for being of great help during our stay. Thanks Jorge!

  • Carole C :
Good hotel just did some change very close to the beach

Very clean good food friendly very close to the beach almost all rooms look on the ocean rooms are big enough bathroom cream the personnel will help you if need the hotel is down town Ixtapa so you are close to all the restaurant and the market. Place you just have to cross the road and there it is

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 daily
  • Snacks
  • 3 a la carte dinners
  • 24 hr room service
  • House wine w/lunch & dinner, Domestic beer & select International brand drinks from 10am-Midnight
  • Bicycle tour
  • Tennis (reservations required)
  • Volleyball
  • Gym
  • Dance lessons
  • Daily activities
  • Nightly entertainment
  • Disco, drinks included until 11:30pm
  • 420 rooms in one 11-storey building & several villas
  • Restaurants including 4 a la carte (Italian, Steakhouse, French and Sushi), dress code & reservations required
  • Snack bar
  • Grill
  • 2 bars including swim-up bar
  • 2 pools
  • Children's pool
  • Tennis courts
  • Gym
  • Sauna & steam bath
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Massage service (fee)
  • Internet access (fee)
Gardenview Hotel Rooms include:
  • 1 king or 2 double beds
  • Air-conditioning
  • Satellite TV
  • Full bathroom
  • Some rooms w/balcony or terrace
Oceanview Tower Rooms include:
  • Same as above but with 2 double beds and ocean view
  • Max occupancy 4 persons, no more than 3 adults
Kids Deals - Two kids 12 and under stay & eat free when sharing a room with 2 paying adults.

For the Kids - Kids 4-11 can enjoy supervised activities at Kids' Club, Tue-Sun. Babysitting service available (fee).

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.