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Hotel Rio Malecon is just 250 feet from Puerto Vallarta’s Playa de los Muertos Beach. It offers a small outdoor pool and air-conditioned rooms with cable TV, free Wi-Fi and a private bathroom.

The hotel’s restaurant serves Mexican and international food by the pool. The bar serves a range of cocktails and soft drinks.

There are many restaurants and bars in the surrounding streets, as well as a famous craft market. Puerto Vallarta Airport is a 15-minute drive away.

This is our guests' favorite part of Puerto Vallarta, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Rio Malecon has been welcoming guests since Mar 30, 2012

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Puerto Vallarta, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.2

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Breakfast Info



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Room Type
1 full bed
1 sofa bed
1 queen bed
1 king bed
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Closest beaches
  • Camarones Beach

    8.0 Very good beach
    500 feet from property
  • Los Muertos Beach

    8.3 Very good beach
    2,700 feet from property
  • Amapas Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    4,800 feet from property
  • Conchas Chinas Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1.3 miles from property
  • Las Estacas Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.6 miles from property
Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days
  • Are all balconys facing outside in superior king room
    Thank you for choosing us! All our rooms have a nice view of the town.
    Answered on 9 October 2019
  • Is the pool heated and is it open? I'm hoping to head out there in February :) thank you!
    We will be glad to be your host in your next visit to PVR. Our swimming pool it is open and it is not heated. Thank you and see you on February 2021!
    Answered on 6 January 2021
  • What restaurants, attractions, and public transport options are nearby? do you have a shuttle to airport?
    Good afternoon, this is right in downtown everything is here, busses in the corner, taxis, stores, restaurants, the clubs and bars, we have a private ..
    Answered on 10 October 2022
  • Is the attached bathroom private or shared?
    Dear visitor, all our unit has private bathroom. Thank you, Guadalupe,
    Answered on 14 July 2022
  • Hello :) are all rooms private with own restroom?
    absolutely yes! We are a hotel.
    Answered on 2 January 2021
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: International

Amenities of Hotel Rio Malecon
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • City view
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Cleaning products
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Happy hour Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key card access
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Outdoor swimming pool
    Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Saltwater pool
  • Shallow end
  • Massage Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Hotel Rio Malecon takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 10 are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Mastercard Visa American Express Hotel Rio Malecon accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

When traveling with pets, please note that only dogs are allowed at the property.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

COEXISTcafe: Closed from Mon, Aug 29, 2022 until Tue, Sep 13, 2022

Bar is closed from Mon, Aug 29, 2022 until Tue, Sep 13, 2022

FAQs about Hotel Rio Malecon

  • Hotel Rio Malecon offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Happy hour
    • Swimming pool

  • Room options at Hotel Rio Malecon include:

    • Studio
    • Double
    • Quad

  • Hotel Rio Malecon has 1 restaurant:

    • COEXISTcafe

  • The nearest beach is 2,800 feet from Hotel Rio Malecon.

  • The prices at Hotel Rio Malecon may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Hotel Rio Malecon is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Hotel Rio Malecon is 0.9 miles from the center of Puerto Vallarta.