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Top Downtown Puerto Vallarta Beach Hotel

Hacienda San Angel
4 out of 5
Miramar 336, El Centro, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
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The price is CA $355 per night from Sep 30 to Oct 1
4.9/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)

"A beautiful quiet place. Our room had a fabulous view of the city and ocean and we enjoyed excellent food in the restaurant"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 7, 2020

Hacienda San Angel
Luna Líquida Hotel Boutique
3.5 out of 5
Iturbide 408, Col. Centro, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
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The price is CA $87 per night from Sep 30 to Oct 1
4.6/5Exceptional! (300 reviews)
Delightful accommodations with stunning views

"Luna Liquida was a charming, clean, and quiet place to stay. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Every morning we had a lovely breakfast on the roof deck overlooking the Lady of Guadalupe Church and the ocean! Located just 3-4 blocks from the beach, many mornings/afternoons we would see whales ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 29, 2020

Luna Líquida Hotel Boutique
Hotel Porto Allegro
3 out of 5
Calle Hidalgo No. 119, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
The price is CA $53 per night from Sep 30 to Oct 1
4.4/5Excellent! (929 reviews)

"We stayed for three night and it was perfect. We love to walk to we walked to the beach, the shops, and found street tacos which were superb. Highly recomendable to anyone who loves relaxing settings but is not afraid of walking around and enjoying the culture. The place was clean and they recommended ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 23, 2020

Hotel Porto Allegro

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Catedral Vallarta Hotel Boutique
3.5 out of 5
Hidalgo 166, Downtown / Centro, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
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4.2/5Excellent! (418 reviews)

"Nice hotel. Very friendly and welcoming staff. Great location. Rooms are basic but comfortable and well priced"…"

Reviewed on Apr. 9, 2020

Catedral Vallarta Hotel Boutique
Blaze Hotel & Suite Vallarta
3 out of 5
284 Calle Allende, Centro, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
The price is CA $59 per night from Oct 5 to Oct 6
4.2/5Very Good! (33 reviews)

"2 minutes from the ocean. Clean room. Modern furnishings. Shower & toilet in very small separate room. No electronic key card, had to carry keys for room & front gate. TV didn't work."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 15, 2020

Blaze Hotel & Suite Vallarta
Hotel Rio Malecon
3 out of 5
Morelos 170, Centro, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
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The price is CA $43 per night from Sep 30 to Oct 1
4.1/5Very Good! (990 reviews)

"Clean, nicely appointed place, I’d stay again. Close to everything as well!"…"

Reviewed on Aug. 18, 2020

Hotel Rio Malecon
Hostal Vallarta Suites
2 out of 5
Corona 270, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
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4/5Very Good! (47 reviews)

"The hostel is clean, in a beautiful location on the hillside, with an easy small walk up the steps to reach. We stayed a few nights and had breakfast there most mornings. Fresh fruit and juice, coffee and homemade banana bread. Rooftop terrace has sublime views over the bay and zona romantica, day ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 10, 2019

Hostal Vallarta Suites
Hotel Portonovo Plaza Malecón
3 out of 5
Av. Mexico # 1125, Colonia 5 de Diciembre, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
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The price is CA $54 per night from Sep 30 to Oct 1
4/5Very Good! (754 reviews)
Good places

"I was treated very good. Is a nice place to stay. The swimming pool was close. Is very close to a beach and to the malecón. Is a great place to stay at that prices."…"

Reviewed on Jun. 26, 2020

Hotel Portonovo Plaza Malecón
Rosita Hotel
3 out of 5
Paseo Diaz Ordaz 901, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
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The price is CA $55 per night from Sep 30 to Oct 1
3.9/5Very Good! (996 reviews)

"Great location, great service, ocean view. No luxurious but beautiful, like a Mexican hacienda. First time in Vallarta. Loved it."…"

Reviewed on Apr. 3, 2020

Rosita Hotel
Hotel Suites La Siesta
3 out of 5
Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez y Miramar, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
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3.8/5Good! (260 reviews)

"This was a wonderful surprise! It’s a beautiful property! The staff and service were fantastic, the other vacationers were great to meet around the pool also. We would and have recommended this property to some family and friends already! :) Shelley & Miles Winnipeg, MB Canada"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 21, 2020

Hotel Suites La Siesta
El Pescador Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Paraguay 1117 Esq. Uruguay, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
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The price is CA $55 per night from Sep 30 to Oct 1
3.8/5Good! (813 reviews)

"With all of the uncertainly around Covid-19, we were worried about whether we would be able to stay at our hotel that we had booked back in October. We called the hotel 4 days before arriving and were told it was still open and they were adapting to changing regulations as best they could. When we ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 28, 2020

El Pescador Hotel
Hotel Boutique Suites Nadia
3.5 out of 5
Uruguay 127 Col 5 de Diciembre, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
The price is CA $80 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 3
3.7/5Good! (46 reviews)
Good stay overall

"It was amazing the only issue was 2 young kids jumping in the pool 1 day while I was eating and got water on my food. They need a bit more of supervision with the teenagers."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 29, 2019

Hotel Boutique Suites Nadia
Suites Plaza del Río
2.5 out of 5
Calle Hidalgo No.116, Zona Centro, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
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The price is CA $58 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2
3.6/5Good! (116 reviews)

"Very large room.Not in a very good area Noisy at night."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 20, 2020

Suites Plaza del Río
Hotel Encino
2.5 out of 5
Ave Juarez 122, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
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The price is CA $35 per night from Sep 30 to Oct 1
3.4/5Good! (705 reviews)

"Great location and staff was awesome always willing to help and nice restaurant on top floor"…"

Reviewed on Jul. 19, 2020

Hotel Encino
Hotel Paloma del Mar
2.5 out of 5
Honduras # 309 Col. 5 de Diciembre, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
The price is CA $52 per night from Sep 30 to Oct 1
3.3/5 (46 reviews)

"Beds were uncomfortable but really not that important."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 13, 2019

Hotel Paloma del Mar
BASIC-HOTEL
2 out of 5
Libertad 331, Centro, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
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2.3/5 (27 reviews)
Weird

"Shared bathroom was not expecting. Chopped up rooms out of a office building."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 16, 2020

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Condo Papelillos 6 by RedAwning
3 out of 5
Calle Allende 109 Cerro, Unit 6, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
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Condo Papelillos 6 by RedAwning
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Beach Hotels in Downtown Puerto Vallarta

Known for its beaches and art galleries, Downtown Puerto Vallarta offers a lot for the traveler planning a beach getaway. With 19 beach hotels and other accommodation options to pick from in this seaside destination, it's a breeze to find one that meets your needs.

As you search for a place to stay by the water in Downtown Puerto Vallarta, consider selecting one of these top beach hotels with high ratings from Expedia travelers.

Luna Líquida Hotel Boutique - 3.5-star hotel, 5-minute walk from Camarones Beach. It features an outdoor pool, free breakfast, and free WiFi. Guests love the comfortable rooms.

Hotel Porto Allegro - 3-star hotel, 3-minute walk from Olas Altas Beach. Our travelers recommend its beach locale and overall value. This hotel boasts free buffet breakfast, a spa tub, and a restaurant.

Hotel Boutique Catedral Vallarta - 3-star family-friendly hotel, 4-minute walk from Olas Altas Beach. It offers free WiFi, free beach cabanas, and a bar. Guest reviews highlight the walkable location and proximity to shopping.

Hotel Rio Malecon - 3-star family-friendly hotel, 2-minute walk from Camarones Beach. It features an outdoor pool, a poolside bar, and 2 restaurants. Guests love the central location and proximity to shopping.

Planning Your Trip to Downtown Puerto Vallarta

If weather is an important factor for your vacation, you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide your travel dates.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June, and October, with an average temperature of 93°F
  • Coldest months: March, April, February, and January, with an average temperature of 66°F
  • Driest months: March, February, January, and May, with an average rainfall of 0.03 inches
  • Rainiest months: September, August, July, and October, with an average rainfall of 0.22 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Downtown Puerto Vallarta

After arriving and settling in at your accommodation of choice, you might want to venture out and explore. If you can't wait to check out the beaches, head to Olas Altas Beach or Las Caletas Beach for a relaxing day by the water. Experience the area's art galleries and entertainment choices, and make time for local attractions like Malecon and Camarones Beach. For even more to see and do, pay a visit to Caballito or Teatro Vallarta. Visitors also enjoy Downtown Puerto Vallarta for its:
  • Shopping
  • Excursions
  • Restaurants

Getting Around Downtown Puerto Vallarta

To get to Downtown Puerto Vallarta, you can fly into Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco (PVR-Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Intl.), the closest major airport, which is located 4.7 mi (7.5 km) from the city center. If you'd like to venture out around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

Frequently asked questions

What is Downtown Puerto Vallarta like for travelers who love the beach?
Known for its beaches and art galleries, Downtown Puerto Vallarta offers a lot for the traveler planning a beach getaway.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Downtown Puerto Vallarta?
Hotel Porto Allegro is a top 3-star beach hotel offering free buffet breakfast and a spa tub, located within a short 4-minute walk of Olas Altas Beach. Other good options to stay near the beach include Hotel Rio Malecon and Hotel Encino.
How many beach hotels can I expect to find in Downtown Puerto Vallarta?
Choose from one of Expedia’s 17 hotels in Downtown Puerto Vallarta for your beachside break.
What is there to see and do around Downtown Puerto Vallarta?
After arriving and checking into your hotel, you’ll probably want to explore your surroundings. If you can’t wait to check out the beaches, head to Olas Altas Beach or Playa de los Muertos for a relaxing day by the water. Experience the area’s art galleries and entertainment choices, and make time for local attractions like Malecon and Camarones Beach. For even more to see and do, pay a visit to La Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe or Cuale Island.

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