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4.0 out of 5

"Small and clean hotel. The staff is nice and friendly. Nice pool and wait room at the entrance. The air conditioner was too noisy for me and bathroom ... " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 12 Apr 2017

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Hotel Description

Ski hotel with an outdoor pool, connected to a shopping center in Puerto Vallarta

Near the slopes

Within a 15-minute walk of this Downtown Puerto Vallarta hotel, you'll find Playa de los Muertos and Malecon. Cuale Island and Olas Altas Beach are also within half a mile (1 km).

Dining, outdoor pool

This hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a poolside bar. Relax with a drink at the bar/lounge and enjoy perks like free WiFi. A coffee shop, express check-in, and express check-out are also on offer.

Comfy beds, cable TV

In addition to TVs with cable channels, the 75 guestrooms offer Select Comfort beds and 24-hour room service. Showers, phones, and free toiletries are also available.

Double Room Single Use

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
C$44* Per night/room 12 Dec. - 13 Dec.

Quadruple Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Triple Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Hotel Encino ratings based on 4 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
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Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Hotel Encino

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3 out of 5

Friendly staff

Small and clean hotel. The staff is nice and friendly. Nice pool and wait room at the entrance. The air conditioner was too noisy for me and bathroom door was to hard to closed and open from the inside of the bathroom.

Posted by on 12 Apr. 2017

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5 out of 5

The best possible location in Puerto Vallarta.

Pros: Personable staff, clean room, free wifi.
Cons: There was a nasty smell that would come out of the drain in our bathroom at night.
Location: It's right between the Zona Romantica and old town by the river. Everything is near-by. The ocean is a short walk away. Located on a quiet street.
Hotel staff was very friendly and helpful. Cleaning service came by everyday to change sheets, clean bathroom and bring fresh towels. Restaurant and bar on roof has amazing view of ocean and sunset. Rooftop pool was great too.

Posted by , from Eugene, OR on 4 Mar. 2017

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5 out of 5

Annual Sojourn

Pros: Location (x3)
I love PVR and this hotel is right in the middle of everything. Right on the river and on the border of Centro and Zona Romantica. Rooftop pool is never crowded and a great place for iguana spotting. Leave your homophobia at home if you go to Zona Romantica, though. Seriously. It is way Gay.

Posted by , from Wrigleyville on 30 Jan. 2016

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3 out of 5

Close to beach, colourful shops, cheap but okay

Pros: Everything - beautiful grounds, nice swimming pool, nice open restaurant, friendly workers, surrounded by colourful shops, cafes, walk to safe beach.
Cons: Management needs written Rules of Conduct requiring signature of tenants. If noise/conduct rules are broken after warning, residents to be evicted.
Location: Walking distance to beach; lots of shops incl. handmade goods; lots of eating places; lots of beaut. architecture; taxi drivers excellent tour guides.
Hotel surrounded by colourful shops and cafes, walking distance to beach with cafes. Hotel accommodation basic, ok, cheap, and has open swimming pool and restaurant top floor with ocean views. Staff nice, friendly. Poor management of noise levels and bad behaviour of young people causing havoc through the night running through the place. Management lacked control of that. I will not stay there again - only because of poor noise control. Lots of Americans return regularly, but I won't.

Posted by , from Brisbane, Australia on 24 Mar. 2015

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. An outdoor pool, tour/ticket assistance, and coffee/tea in a common area are also featured at Hotel Encino. This Puerto Vallarta hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 75 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • Built in 1980
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Onsite shopping
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


  • Airport: Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco (PVR-Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Intl.) (11.6 km / 7.2 mi)
  • Parking:

Room Amenities

Hotel Encino offers 75 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature complimentary toiletries. Beds feature Select Comfort mattresses. Cable television is provided. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Select Comfort beds
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Hotel Encino has a restaurant on site.

24-hour room service is available.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10 AM


  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • No pets allowed


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No onsite parking is available.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 18 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

Hotel Names

  • Encino Hotel
  • Encino Puerto Vallarta
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You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.