Sunset from La Casa Que Canta
This is by no means a complete list of local hotel
accommodations. Here you'll find some simple reviews of many hotels in
our resort area including a few I normally wouldn't recommend except as
a last resort. For a complete listing of local hotels and other lodgings'
websites on the Internet please click on the link for the appropriate
Directory for either Zihuatanejo, Ixtapa or Troncones listed on the homepage.
*NOTE* To call here long-distance please see these
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Bed & Breakfasts
Bed and Breakfast (Playa Calli) - This small romantic hideaway on Playa
Blanca is within walking distance of the enchanting village of Barra
de Potosí with its seafood restaurants and beautiful lagoon. Bernie is
the consummate host, and his place features four comfortable rooms with
king-size beds, a pool, a common kitchen for guests, hammocks under the
palms, and nine and a half miles of unspoiled beach.
del Encanto - Doña Laura
offers a very special place for you at La Barra de Potosí.
Enjoy the most relaxing atmosphere possible in this tiny fishing village
only 30 minutes by car from Zihuatanejo on an endless beach.
Frida - A Bed & Breakfast
inn with a pool offering 3 rooms with king-size beds and a house that sleeps up to
4, all decorated in a colorful ambiance dedicated to the art of Frida
Kahlo, located on the beach in the fishing village of Barra de Potosí with
its numerous fresh seafood restaurants. Cell: 755-121-5871
Ki - About as much relaxation as a person
can handle! This B&B has Mexican-style bungalows on the beach at Troncones in a natural setting with a beautiful "meditation palapa". Get
the kinks out here!
Las Piedras - Enjoy a peaceful oceanfront vacation at this luxurious four-bedroom bed & breakfast home with a pool on the
beach at Playa Troncones. Surfing instruction and board rentals can be arranged, and spa
services including therapeutic massage are available on premises.
& Restaurante - This appropriately
named B&B is located about 45 minutes by road northwest of Zihuatanejo
on the coast near the Troncones Beach area at a beach called Playa
Manzanillo (not to be confused with the Playa Manzanillo between Zihuatanejo and Playa Larga). A very
private and quiet area, Manzanillo Bay offers an unspoiled
beach where the waves aren't quite so intimidating as in other areas
of our coast due to the shape of the coastline. A perfect place for
swimming and snorkeling as well as surfing.
at Manzanillo Bay - Fine cuisine and peaceful
relaxation combine with excellent service at this eco-lodging on the beach
at Playa Manzanillo near Troncones. Your host and chef Mike Bensal
will assure that your vacation in paradise is a most pleasant and memorable
Casa del Faro - A lovely small beachfront boutique
hotel located at Playa Manzanillo in Troncones. Features
comfortable air-conditioned rooms, a small restaurant and bar, and a pool.
Quinta Troppo - Intimate and luxurious B&B
tropical style lodging with a pool overlooking La Ropa Beach in
Zihuatanejo, Mexico. Tel. 554-3423
House - A charming beachfront bed and breakfast
inn located on Playa
Blanca in Barra de Potosi. The property's facilities are proudly
100% accessible to the handicapped and the physically challenged. They
also have a campsite area for RVs and tents.
de la Roca - On the cliff overlooking La Ropa
Beach, a very exclusive B&B with a multi-level pool. Your host
Martha and her assistant Emmy are excellent cooks. A guaranteed delight!
Don Manuel - Bed and Breakfast inn offering
six comfortable one-bedroom bungalows, located in a coconut grove across
the road from the beach of Playa Blanca in Barra de Potosí just
south of Zihuatanejo. Amenities include mini-fridge and pool.
Hotels & Guest Inns
(see also B&Bs)
del Valle - 9 furnished rooms with all the comforts
of home in downtown Zihuatanejo on Calle Vicente Guerrero in the
second block from the waterfront. Good value. Friendly bilingual management.
Tel. 554-2084, 554-3220
Amuleto - A boutique hotel of uniquely handcrafted and tropically designed suites with individual infinity pools overlooking the bay and beaches from he hillside of Cerro del Vigía between Playa La Ropa and Playa Las Gatas. Tel. 544-6222
Arecas Suites - A small hotel located in "the grove" at La
Ropa in Zihuatanejo near the beach. Features 8 air-conditioned suites
with kitchenettes and a pool.
Aura del Mar (formerly Brisas del Mar) - Affordable beachfront boutique hotel with a pool offering Mexican charm and homestyle hospitality, conveniently located on La Madera Beach, just 5 minutes walking distance from downtown Zihuatanejo. All suites have a private terrace overlooking the bay, A/C and internet access.
Allec - Twelve beachfront bungalows with kitchens
and large terraces at Playa La Madera. Tel. & FAX 554-2002.
El Milagro - Small, peaceful, tropical-style hotel featuring seventeen
one- and two-bedroom suites with kitchenettes and a swimming pool. Located
on the road to La Ropa within easy walking distance of La Madera and La
Ropa beaches as well as downtown Zihuatanejo.
Bungalows Sol Dorado - Peaceful and simple vacation bungalows located across from the beach at Playa Larga in Zihuatanejo with 2 double beds, full kitchens, private bathrooms, and open-air tubs.
Bungalows Sotelo - Air-conditioned rooms with 2 and 3 beds as well as 1, 2- and 3-bedroom suites; most with terrace and kitchenette (all have refrigerators), located on the beach at La Madera Beach in Zihuatanejo.
Vepao - Eleven vacation bungalows right on
the beach at Playa La Ropa in Zihuatanejo with kitchenettes.
Canto del Mar - A family-run inn featuring spacious air-conditioned suites with kitchenettes, pool, parking and internet access. Located in a quiet corner of La Madera neighborhood near several restaurants and less than half a block from the beach.
Elvira - Mama Elvira opened one of the first
guest houses in Zihuatanejo and this is it! Located behind the restaurant
of the same name on the Paseo del Pescador #8 or on the street side Juan N. Álvarez #32 on the waterfront. More
of a hostel actually. Clean & economical though spartan. Cel. 755-120-1027. E-mail: email@example.com
Iguana - Six luxurious bungalow suites located
a few steps from the beach at Playa La Ropa. Amenities include
A/C, cable TV, Internet connection, kitchenettes, and terraces with
living and dining areas.
Kau-Kan - Eleven luxurious air-conditioned
suites in a boutique beachfront hotel set amid the palm trees at Playa
Larga. Extras include a pool and gourmet meals for guests.
Puesta del Sol - Vacation rooms and a bungalow
for rent on the beach at Barra de Potosí. Very comfortable,
private and peaceful. Close to many beachside restaurants.
Sun & Moon - An affordable hotel
on Playa La Madera with terraces and a pool overlooking the beach
and bay. Offers 3 regular suites, 8 double suites, 2 triple suites and
a penthouse master suite, all with kitchens.
CasaZihua Beach Hotel - Three vacation suites overooking the bay. Two with 2 bedrooms and one with 3, located on the beach at Playa Manzanillo in the La Madera neighborhood near downtown Zihuatanejo between La Madera Beach and La Playa Principal with a privileged view of Zihuatanejo Bay.
Beach Resort - Zihuatanejo's first
beachfront inn offering bungalows for vacationers, established in 1952
on a lovely section of Playa La Ropa. Your hostess, Eva, the
long-time owner (who until recently owned and operated this property
together with the neighboring Sotavento Hotel) with her loyal, efficient
and friendly staff, offers a variety of bungalows and suites along
a small, terraced rise that includes a large beach area with lounge
chairs and large palm-frond (palapa) umbrellas. Enjoy breathtaking
views from the infinity pool and the popular Sunset Bar.
del Mar - A small,
family-run hotel offering very economical rooms with air conditioning,
cable TV, pool, and secure parking. Located half a block from the waterfront
near restaurants, banks, shopping, and a bakery in downtown Zihuatanejo on
Calle Vicente Guerrero #6. E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel. 554-5768, Cel. 755-115-1030
Manantial - A small family-run inn with two one-bedroom bungalows and two houses, one with three bedrooms and the other with six, located on the beach at Playa Blanca,
perfect for honeymooners. Each bedroom has air-conditioning and there
is a pool and outdoor lounge area.
Casa Aurora - Small, clean family-run hotel in downtown Zihuatanejo. Very
economical. Located on Calle Nicolas Bravo #42 between Calles Vicente
Guerrero and H. Galeana. Tel. 554-3046
Casa Bravo - A family-run guest house in the
center of Zihuatanejo. Friendly, clean and comfortable. Located
on Calle Nícolas Bravo #11. Tel. 554-2548
Cinco Sentidos - A beautiful retreat with
only five uniquely appointed suites, located on a hillside above La
Ropa Beach with spectacular
bay views, private terraces with mini pools.
del Pescador (formerly Hotel Ávila) - The only hotel located on the beach, Playa Principal, in downtown Zihuatanejo within easy walking
distance of the pier; medium-priced with a great view of the bay. All
rooms have A/C, TV, and telephones. Large terraces and beachfront restaurant
Hotel Emporio Ixtapa (formerly
the Riviera) - An affordable resort hotel with a Mediterranean
flavor on the beach in Ixtapa offering rooms and suites,
restaurants, bars, tennis courts, and a beachfront pool.
Idalia - A very economical family-run inn in downtown Zihuatanejo convenient
to restaurants, banks, the market, and shopping. Located in the second
block from the waterfront at Calle Vicente Guerrero #9 near the corner
with Nicolas Bravo. Tel. 554-2062 and 554-5266
Imelda - A pleasant downtown Zihuatanejo hotel with clean comfortable
air-conditioned rooms, 2 swimming pools, room service, restaurant/bar,
and enclosed parking. Located on Calle Catalina Gonzalez #11. Tel. &
Irma - A quaint Zihuatanejo hotel where every room has a balcony overlooking La Madera Beach. E-Mail: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org . Tel. (in Mexico) (755) 554-2105, 554-7554; FAX 554-3738; (in the USA)
J.B. - A small private and peaceful family-run
hotel with 14 rooms located in the coconut grove near La Ropa Beach in
Zihuatanejo. Features a swimming pool, air-conditioned rooms, wireless
internet access, and cable TV. Tel. (755) 554-9764, E-Mail: email@example.com
Hotel Los Sueños - This enchanting oceanfront inn offers 6 one-bedroom suites, a two-bedroom family suite with kitchen, and a "cozy" surfers room also with kitchen, queen-size bed and bunk bed. All rooms have A/C, fridge, hammock, wireless internet, and there is a pool on the property. Located on Playa Troncones within easy walking distance of the village, restaurants and convenience stores.
Palacios - A very nice family-run
hotel on the beach at Playa La Madera. Rooms with A/C. Terraces,
pool and a view of the ocean. Tel. & Fax: 554-2055. Mailing
address: Apdo. Postal #57, CP 40880, Zihuatanejo, Gro., Mexico.
Hotel Plaza Zihua - This small, family-run lodging is the only hotel right on the main plaza in downtown Zihuatanejo overlooking the plaza as well as the beach and bay. Care has been taken to provide for peace and quiet in their rooms when you don't wish to listen to events in the plaza.
Rossy - Comfortable air-conditioned rooms
and a pool very near the beach where their restaurant is, located at
the far southern end of Playa
Inn Suites - These are very nice, clean
and well-equipped rooms in Zihuatanejo for those who don't mind
not being right on the beach. Save money and enjoy a few extra nights
in our little paradise. Madera Beach is less than a 5-minute walk
away, town is less than 10, the market is also about 5 minutes away. Modern
rooms, a pool, cable TV, A/C...all the bells and whistles! Check out their
discounts for long stays.
Ulises - A small family-run hotel.
Clean & comfortable rooms one block from the pier in front of the
Mexican Navy's parade ground in downtown Zihuatanejo. Convenient
to pier and very reasonably priced. Tel. 554-3751
Villas Las Azucenas - An enchanting small
boutique hotel with a pool located just a few steps from the beach
La Ropa featuring
5 suites, 5 junior suites and two standard rooms. The suites all have
kitchenettes, and the entire hotel has wi-fi broadband internet access.
Hotel Villas Paraíso -
The perfect place for the whole family in Ixtapa offering
suites with kitchenettes. Features a large swimming pool and a wading
pool for the kids, a tennis court, wireless internet, and a restaurant.
Near shopping, restaurants and night-life. Less than a 5-minute walk
to El Palmar Beach (about one block away).
ZihuaCaracol (formerly La Casa Rosa) -
Air-conditioned rooms and suites at very reasonable rates in this mid-size
hotel located less than 100 yards from the beach at Playa La Madera in Zihuatanejo.
Suites have kitchens and there is a pool on the property.
at Manzanillo Bay - An eco-lodging Bed & Breakfast
located on the beach at Playa Manzanillo in Troncones with 9 individual bungalows in
a quiet tropical setting around a pool and restaurant. An excellent location
La Casa Que Canta - Small, private, romantic hideaway surrounded by the ocean and located just steps from La Ropa Beach with breathtaking views of Zihuatanejo Bay from all suites, many with private mini-pools. Infinity pool where the movie “When a Man Loves a Woman” was filmed. Seawater pool, spa, restaurant and two luxurious private villas on the beach with dedicated staff and chef. Member of “Small Luxury Hotels of the World”.
La Posada de Los Raqueros - In the Troncones beach resort area. A rich ambiance combining Asian, European and American elegance with a Mexican flavor. Located on Playa Manzanillo, which is considered to be one of the "jewels" of this region, where swimming, snorkeling, and surfing are just seconds away. Tel. 553-2870
Quinta de Don Andres - A bayfront
hotel with suites and rooms, including a penthouse, overlooking
the beach at Playa La Madera in Zihuatanejo. Pool on premises. Tel. 544-3794,
Playa Potosí Resort - Four 1-bedroom bungalows with a pool set amid the shade of coconut palms and located on the beach at Playa Blanca. Twenty minutes from the airport and easy walking distance to numerous restaurants in the village of Barra de Potosí.
Citlali Hotel - Located in downtown Zihuatanejo next to the Hotel Susy, this quaint inn offers cool,
clean, economical rooms which surround an enclosed garden area. Very friendly!
Calle Vicente Guerrero #4. Tel. & FAX 554-2043
Posada del Palmar - A small family-owned and operated economical hotel
on Paseo del Palmar on the edge of downtown Zihuatanejo within easy
walking distance of La Madera Beach as well as the restaurants and shops
of the downtown area.
Posada Eloisa - Clean affordable rooms, some with A/C, in downtown Zihuatanejo close to restaurants, banks & shopping. A 5-minute walk from the beach.
Located on Calle Ejido #9. Tel. 554-2826
Posada Michel - Small, clean, inexpensive and well-run hotel in downtown Zihuatanejo near banks, restaurants and shopping. An easy 5-minute walk to the beach. Find them at Calle Ejido #14. Tel. 554-7423. E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Quinta Camelinas - A small family-run inn located in the quiet residential area of Dario Galeana 2 short blocks from La Madera Beach and within easy walking distance from La Ropa Beach and downtown Zihuatanejo, offering a total of 6 air-conditioned rooms and suites including a 2-bedroom penthouse. Includes free wireless internet access and cable TV.
Raúl 3 Marias - Centro -
One of the best bargains around, located half a block from the beach
Centro near the Mexican Naval base and Municipal Pier of Zihuatanejo,
3 Marias - Noria - 25 simple
yet comfortable rooms, 11 with A/C, most with a spacious terrace overlooking
the footbridge near the pier in Colonia La Noria, Zihuatanejo. Be aware that the Mexican Navy's parade ground is very
near and they get an early start in the mornings! Tel. 554-2191, 554-2591
del Mar - A uniquely Mexican small, exotic,
tropical-style vacation guest inn on the beach at Playa Troncones with comfortable suites, bungalows, and a pool.
Restaurante - Luxury bed and breakfast boutique
hotel in a private villa overlooking La Ropa Beach with only 4
suites, a restaurant and a unique pool bar lounge offering a panoramic
view of Zihuatanejo bay
and its beaches.
Tres Mujeres Troncones Paradise - This enchanting lodging is located right on the beach at Playa Troncones and offers individual one-bedroom suites featuring air-conditioning, ceiling fans and private terraces, all with panoramic views, built around a central pool and garden area. Located within easy walking distance of the village, numerous restaurants and several small stores.
Puertas - Small luxury hotel with a pool located
on the Palma Real golf course in Ixtapa offering suites that can
accommodate up to 4 persons. Tel. 553-0610
Viceroy Zihuatanejo - An ecologically responsible beachfront hotel featuring luxurious suites with private mini-pools as well as fabulous guestrooms. Located centrally on La Ropa Beach. Amenities include complimentary wireless internet, spa, 2 tennis courts, 2 restaurants, 3 bars, and 3 swimming pools.
Villa Carolina - An elegant new contemporary Mexican style villa hotel ideally situated
just minutes from the lovely La Ropa Beach offering elegant suites
& warm hospitality.
Villa Cruz del Mar - A lovely colonial-style home converted into a small family-run hotel featuring 7 comfortable air-conditioned rooms, some with kitchenettes, all with cable TV, surrounding an enclosed garden courtyard with a pool. Free wireless internet access and secure parking. Located less than 100 yards from the beach in La Madera neighborhood of Zihuatanejo.
Mexicana - A recently remodeled beachfront
hotel at La Ropa Beach with a pool, A/C, restaurant and beach
bar. (Formerly called the Fiesta Mexicana). E-Mail: email@example.com,
Tel. 554-3636, 554-8003, 554-2105; FAX
el Morro - A small hotel with a great
panoramic view of the bay, located on the hill called Cerro El Almacén near downtown Zihuatanejo. Luxurious but at reasonable prices.
Pool on property. Tel. 554-1544
Mercedes - A small 7-room hotel in La Madera neighborhood,
just a 3-minute walk to the beach and within easy walking distance to
downtown Zihuatanejo's restaurants, shops, markets, and banks. Amenities
include A/C, wireless internet access, kitchenettes, and a pool. Tel. 554-1544
Villas Ema - Nine rooms and two suites, all with A/C, located about 50 yards from
the beach at Playa La Ropa near the Villa Mexicana and the Catalina.
Pool on property. Tel. 554-2043
Villas Miramar - A picturesque little guest inn at La Madera Beach with a nice
pool area and pool-bar. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org .Tel. 554-2106, FAX 554-2149
Centro - Inexpensive and right in town two blocks
from the beach on Calle Agustín Ramirez. Tel. 554-3661, FAX 554-2669