Puerto Vallarta/Riviera Nayarit

Barcelo Puerto Vallarta


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One look and you will fall in love with the all-inclusive Barcelo Puerto Vallarta, an elegant, luxury resort on Playa Mismaloya, with picture perfect views of Banderas Bay. At this stylish resort, you can take part in a piece of Hollywood history. On-site is Cerro de la Iguana (Hill of the Iguana), the location of the famous movie set where Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor first fell in love.

Featuring 316 spacious and luxurious suites, all of them beautifully appointed and enjoying a partial or full ocean-view, this premium resort has thought of everything for your pleasure and comfort. You will feel your cares melt away as you lounge by one of the four sparkling pools overlooking Banderas Bay or sip a tropical drink in one of the two outdoor Jacuzzis, designed for your relaxation.

At Barcelo Puerto Vallarta, one of the most scenically beautiful resorts in the world, you can let the abundant natural beauty take you away from the everyday. From enjoying the beautiful beach with its bright, cobalt blue waters to the lush, surrounding tropical rainforest, you will feel yourself letting go and your senses reviving. If the stunning scenery isn't enough to rejuvenate you, try a massage or treatment at the spa, or lounge in a hammock in the verdant gardens.

Be delighted by the delectable cuisine in five internationally themed gourmet restaurants. Be dazzled by first-class entertainment, breathtaking landscapes, lush foliage, and all the relaxation and privacy you have been longing for. Fall in love with real luxury that will ensure your most unforgettable vacation ever!

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HOTEL LOCATION
The resort is set against an inimitable backdrop of fabulous Mismaloya Bay, along a beachfront with over 1600 ft of light golden sand. The property is twelve minutes south of downtown Puerto Vallarta,and 35 minutes away from the airport.
Address: KM 11.5 ZONA HOTELERA SUR
PUERTO VALLARTA
JAL

MX
Local Phone: 011-52-322-22...
Toll Free Phone: 1-800-BARCELO
Fax: 011-52-322-22-805-00; 22-808-53
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Car Rental
Concierge
Currency Exchange
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Parking
Physician on Call
Shopping Mall Nearby (12 minutes)
Pools
Number of Pools: 4
Outdoor Pools: 4     
Swim-up Bar
Pool features include waterfalls, small rivers and islands with jacuzzis.
Golf: NEARBY
Marina Vallarta Golf Course - 30 minutes north
Marina Vallarta Golf Club offers an 18-hole, par 71 course designed by Joe Finger. The course offers a total of 6,700 yards, and is located in the heart of Marina Vallarta, between the beach and marina. It is open daily from 7 am to 7 pm.
Holes: 18
Green Fees: $95.00
Cart Fee: Included.
Club Rental Fees: $25.00
Lessons Available
Tennis
Number of Courts: 1
Outdoor Courts: 1
Lighted Courts: 1
Court Fee: Complimentary
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Scuba: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Other Sports Available
Other Sports: Pool Tables, Black Jack Tables
Health Club / Spa
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Additional Charge
Sauna: Additional Charge
Spa: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
Barcelo Puerto Vallarta is a all suite resort with Spanish/Colonial architecture located beachfront on beautiful Mismaloya Bay. Surrounded by mountains and a river, this deluxe resort offers 317 One & Two bedroom suites. This self-contained all suite resort features a brand new Convention Center, 5 restaurants, 3 bars night tennis, four swimming pools, two whirlpools, water sports, an organized children's program. Beach: Check-in: 3:00 pm
Check-out: 12:00 noon
Total Rooms: 317
Year Opened: 1989 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, American Express
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
No Spring Breakers. Room Service is $10.00 plus tax and service, per service.
ROOM TYPES
SUITE DELUXE PREMIUM LEVEL
Spectacular sea view, balcony, fully fitted bathroom with shower, 2 flat screen TVs, living room with sofa. Offers exclusive benefits such as premium amenities kit, access to Premium Lounge, personalized check-in. 1 King bed or 2 Double beds.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
PRESIDENTIAL STE OCF PREM LVL
Stunning front view of the sea, which you can enjoy from the terrace and the Jacuzzi.Located on the 2nd floor & has two bedrooms one with king bed & other with 2 singles.Large living/dining room, two bathrooms with showers. 3 TVs. Premium Level services.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Jacuzzi
Minibar
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
SUITE DELUXE
The Suite Deluxe rooms are perfect to spend a luxury vacation. Its 732 square feet will make your stay a perfect place to enjoy maximum comfort.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
GRAND MSTR STE OCF PREM LEVEL
Two flat screen televisions, 2 telephones, terrace, dining area and additional separate lounge area, extra separate toilet, large upgraded bathroom, Premium Level amenities and services. One King bed.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Minibar
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
FAMILY SUITE PREMIUM LEVEL
Perfect for families with 2 bedrooms, one with a king bed & the other with 2 single beds or 1 king bed.They have bathrooms with a shower, 2 TVs, views of the gardens or swimming pool from the balcony. Guests receive Premiuum Level inclusions.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
FAMILY SUITE
These rooms are perfect for families with 2 bedrooms, one with a king bed & the otherwith 2 single beds or 1 king bed. They also have bathrooms with shower, 2 TVs, gardenor pool views from from the balcony, minibar.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
MASTER SUITE OCF PREMIUM LEVEL
Two flat screen televisions, additional separate lounge area, extra separate toilet, large upgraded bathroom, Premium Level amenities and services. One king bed.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Minibar
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
DINING
Barcelo Puerto Vallarta features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
There are 5 Restaurants at Barcelo Puerto Vallarta:
Los Arcos - A la carte restaurant offering steaks and seafood. Open for dinner. Reservations are required.
Capri - A la carte restaurant with Italian cuisine. Open for dinner, reservations are required.
La Cantina - Mexican buffet restaurant with a variety of tequila as its specialty. Open from 10am until 1am.
Don Quijote - A la carte restaurant serving Spanish specialties. Open for dinner. Reservations are required. Dress Code: Casual-long pants and collar shirt
El Patio - International buffet restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Volleyball, Water Aerobics, Watersports.
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
The Kids Club hosts a variety of activities designed especially for kids, including exercises, handicrafts, painting, singing, beach soccer, bingo, piñatas, beach activities, treasure hunts, parades, bobbing for apples, and more!
Applicable Ages: 5 to 12 years old.

Children's Facilities
PlayGround
Game Room
Children's Pool
Babysitting Fee: $9.00 per hour
Advance Notice for Babysitting: 24 hours
Children`s pool and movie room.

Apple Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
Hotel Average
What to expect
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1097 Recommend
1097 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Barcelo Puerto Vallarta to their friends and family



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Barcelo Puerto Vallarta
CHAD L.
Mar 03 2018
We really enjoyed our stay! Great food, staff and location. Barcelo is just the right size. The only complaint i have is when we got to our room, there were no towels, no beach towels, no slippers or robe and this was something that was supposed to be a perk of staying in the premium level. We did not really know what we were missing until we started asking around. We told the local Apple Representative about this the following morning after check in but i don't know if he really did anything about it. the other thing I wanted to mention is the free tour of Puerto Vallarta that comes with the room is really just a shopping spree. They do stop at certain tourist spots but mainly stop at different shops along the way so people can shop. Not our cup of tea. However, when we voiced our displeasure to the tour guide they happily dropped us back at the resort, so we didn't have to find our own mode of transportation back. All in all, we know a lot more now then we did before, would go back and would stay at Barcelo again. It was a beautiful place.
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Friendly staff, but cleanliness was an afterthought.
NICHOLOS L.
Feb 02 2018
The rooms were generally clean, and the staff were pretty friendly. Though I could tell that the silverware needed to be cleaned thoroughly, but rarely was. On multiple occasions I noticed black flakes / oil / heavy smudges on our forks/knives/cups. Additionally, my wife got food poisoning for half the trip, which I would not be surprised if it was from the dirty silverware.
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JULIA S.
Feb 02 2018
The hotel was absolutely beautiful and lived up to everything that we expected. The staff were incredibly friendly and honestly went out of their way to make us feel welcome and comfortable. The hotel was very private to its surroundings which was great, but also close enough to downtown to hop in a cab whenever we wanted to do something different. I would recommend this hotel for anyone; from couples to families with children!
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PRUDENCE V.
Jan 29 2018
This is a very nice hotel. The food is just ok, kind of the same thing everyday. If you are looking for nightlife this isn't the place. The bar is nice but it is small and It usually closes about 12 or 1am. It is clean and it is well maintained. We had a small leak in the bathroom, we told the front desk and they had maintenance there within 5 minutes. He fixed the leak and all was good. This hotel is far from downtown but you can take a bus into town that stops right in front of the hotel for 8 pesos. We would take the bus into town and a cab back. The cab from the Melacon was 150 pesos. The pools are nice. 2 seem to always be in the shade so they are cold but the main pool is nice and it does have a swim up bar. The staff are always friendly and helpful Tip them well they work really hard at making you happy! The beach is rough. It is very small and the sand is like little rocks, so don't walk barefoot. there is a couple little huts on the beach that do massage for $20 per person!! Unheard of, We went to the hut all the way to the right the last little hut and they gave the deepest deep tissue massage I've ever had!! Very good massage! The specialty restaurants are mediocre. But all in all it is a beautiful hotel and very clean. The people are amazing. We have been there twice now and each time was wonderful!
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not like it was on previous stays
BARBARA C.
Aug 11 2017
We have stayed @ Barceló on several occasions, my stay this time was not quite up to par with previous stays. The changes were subtle, probably not noticeable if we had not stayed there in past. Our 2 bdrm family suite was in need of some tlc, sink did not drain in one bathroom, neither hair dryer worked and several lights not working. If you like washcloths best bring your own. We had to call housekeeping 4 times too have room cleaned. The game room has been remodeled, they took out the pool table & replaced it with token operated games (the tokens price is ridiculous (10 tokens for 16.00 usd) games were timed for 30 seconds per game. in my opinion extremely overpriced.
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AMBER W.
May 16 2017
It was only my husband and I and we were giving a room with 2 double beds. When going on a vacation we would gave much rather preferred a king sized bed. They ended up trying to accommodate and put the two beds together but you could still feel the crack.
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Mosquitoes ruined it!
SUMMER G.
Apr 11 2017
The $500 resort credit provided by Apple Vacation is a hoax, there is no such thing. Barcelo totally denied it. The hotel premium concierge service were not happy to make any changes to the dinner reservations already. The guy at the service desk kept winking at my daughter and my wife. Lots of mosquitoes, we have bites all over our legs & arms which itch like hell and now we have to taking antibiotics. Restaurants are average, nothing special. The main chef at the buffet was actually able to prepare a much better three course dinner for us exclusively. Both the showers in the bathrooms had water drainage issue, we complained twice and we were told it was fixed but it actually got worse. Not returning to this resort.
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Friendly people, poor quality hotel
DANIEL W.
Apr 10 2017
Nice friendly staff,, room was not terrible but not good. Showers were poor and didn't drain well. Food was well below average. Usually gain a couple pounds on vacation, not on this one. Drinks were the same. Oh yea,,and we did upgrade to the premium at booking. So I can only imagine how bad it could have been. For those that read the recommendations,like we did, this is a honest opinion for a family of five (kids13,11,7). I would not recommend Barcelo Puerto Vallarta.
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Scary
LINDA H.
Mar 20 2017
The last night of my stay I came back to my room and my door was open and there was a receipt from the front office laying inside my room on the ledge inside the door. When I walk down to the office to ask them why that was put in my room and my door left open they told me they'd never would do that. The bellboy showed me where he would've put it in the door either in the crack of the door or under the door . He said he would play back the security cameras and see what was going on he called me when I he asked me if I was going back to my room and I said yes and I was scared. I looked under the bed I looked under the vanity I looked in the closet's was I thought someone could've been hiding in my room. Nothing appeared to be missing but it still made me wonder why my door was left open. They called me at my room and said that they've discovered that the apparatus that the room key slid into needed new batteries and that's why my door opened but they swore up-and-down that they never would open my door to put that receipt from my charges inside my room. I do not believe that this was true . Since I am a widow and I was in my room alone it was quite scary. Also my room was not ready when I got there they told me that it would be ready in a half an hour and I waited until almost 4 o'clock in the afternoon before it was open so I could go in and put my suitcase in my room and kind of get settled and the floor was dirty.
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PAMELA D.
Feb 23 2017
Oscar was great in the restaurants.
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very noisy
IRINA T.
Feb 18 2017
nice rooms, good location, but very noisy
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Complete joke
cjzielie1, Billings, Montana
Tue Apr 24 12:46:56 EDT 2018
This hotel has high ratings and i have zero clue why, the main dining hall has dirty stained seating at every table, my wife and i sat on our napkins to not get our clothes dirty. which says alot about the food prep, which in turn was terrible also. the variety is plain and not very good taste wise either. this hotel seems like its more of a LOCALS hotel as we were probably 10 to 1 mexican to american, which isnt terrible but its nice as an american to have any person to actually speak to that can speak english. We have stayed at RIU Palace and LOVED it the food the rooms everything this hotel isnt even close and shouldnt be above a 3 star if even that

My Stay at Barcelo
nepachec, Los Angeles, California
Mon Apr 23 14:11:22 EDT 2018
I stayed at Barcelo, Puerto Vallarta for six days. It was overall and amazing experience. As soon as you step into Barcelo you are treated excellently. Everyone is attentive and is ready to assist you should you need it. I heard a lot of negative opinions regarding all-inclusive hotels and food but this hotel went past all my expectations. There was a great variety of food and it was all so fresh and delicious. There were times i was not hungry but the food was too good to pass up. The only thing I felt was worth noting is that there doesn't seem to be any division between children and adults. There were children at the pool bar and at the Cantina, many of them unsupervised. It did not seem appropriate. I did enjoy my time at Barcelo and I would gladly visit again.

Relaxing family getaway for spring break
Lindsay B, San Diego, California
Sun Apr 22 21:08:51 EDT 2018
Our family of four enjoyed a relaxing spring break vacation to this resort. The pools are amazing. My 4yo and 8yo daughters loved the slide in the kiddie pool. We all loved the pool with the waterfalls you could swim through. Excellent service and clean rooms. The two showers in our rooms were not great, but otherwise very happy with the rooms. One shower drained rather slowly and the other had an adjustable shower head that wouldn't stay up very well. We managed. Beds were very comfy, air conditioner worked well, and balcony was excellent with a great view and drying racks. Restaurants were good. Breakfast was the highlight. We all found food we loved and sat outside on the patio every morning. Lunch we ate in the cafe with burger and hotdogs for the kids, tacos for us. Dinner was tricky. Get a good handle on the reservation process for the nice restaurants when you check in. It tripped us up a bit and we were in the premium tower. The Spanish restaurant had excellent food, but we were too close to the piano and it was very loud. The Italian restaurant was wonderful all around. The buffet was decent at dinner, not great. The premium tower was good for WiFi. There was some noise by the pools at night, but we were too tired to be bothered by it. We enjoyed the beach a couple of times, but mostly went to the pools. I love the somewhat isolated location. It was very good value. Kids loved painting the ceramic sculptures. Sadly our youngest was too young to go to the kids' club by herself so we didn't take advantage of that. And the kids were always too tired to go to the shows after dinner. We're very happy with our stay and would gladly stay here again if we're ever in the area.

Beautiful Resort-Can't wait to return!
Louise E,
Fri Apr 20 15:44:34 EDT 2018
Hello from BC, Canada! This review is for our trip from April 1st to the 8th of 2018. We are a 49 year old husband & wife who have traveled to Mexico many times, mostly within Puerto Vallarta, once to Cancun, once to Cabo San Lucas and to Cuba. Most often, we are joined by our children who are all now in their 20's. I tell you this so as you read this review you understand a bit about our demographic...you aren't left wondering if we are in our 80's or are first time travelers in our 20's! This was our first visit to the Barcelo resort in PV and we LOVED IT!! It was every bit as beautiful as the pictures and reviews said it would be. We chose Barcelo because of the location, in Mismaloya Bay. Our adult kids did not join this trip so it wasn't important to us to be close to the clubs down the Malecon. Having said that, if they would have joined it is only a 20 minute cab ride from the resort. We went into the Malecon on one of our days and chose to use Uber and the price (although fluctuating) was very reasonable. $98 pesos there and $108 pesos to get back. It took about 40 minutes to get from the airport to the resort. A scenic drive along the ocean (for the last bit) and is such a beautiful property to arrive at once you are there. It is just like they say, nestled in the jungle! They take very good care of the entire property, inside and out. Very pretty and well maintained. Rooms: Spacious & tastefully decorated...warm & inviting, King size bed with really comfy mattress and pillows, Bathroom is large & beautifully tiled; walk-in shower with shampoo/conditioner dispenser on wall; large fluffy towels; shower head is a rain shower type, from the ceiling. A good blow dryer, Mini fridge stocked daily with soft drinks, beer & bottled water, large balcony with table & chairs; outlet; hanging rack for wet clothes, screen doors on the patio doors. All rooms in both towers face ocean/pool areas. We had a room on the sixth floor in tower 1. Although we can't give an opinion on the pros & cons of tower 1 vs. tower 2, we were really happy to be in tower 1. We had morning sun on the balcony and shade in the afternoon whereas tower 2 seems to be the opposite...we are thinking that the afternoon sun on those balconies would be pretty warm. We never put the air conditioner on once...may be the time of year. If you sleep with the patio door open you can hear the music & laughter late into the evening...if you don't want to hear it, shut your doors! If you ever want to (because you are that energetic vacationer wanting to wear off the pina coladas, cervezas or desserts) the stairwells in this resort are beautiful, open-air and are as much a part of the building as the rooms or lobby. Other resorts we've been to have not been like this. Worth noting: there is a ice/water bottle refill machine on every floor, near the stairs. Nice touch! Food: Loved the buffet area, from the view to the options; the food was delicious and varied; salad bar every night, fresh fruit every morning. Really enjoyed the fresh pasta station (LOVED Jose who made us our delicious pasta dishes - with such a big, beautiful smile!); depending on the time you eat, the lineup to get a fresh omelet made in the am could be long but lots of options if you don't want to wait. Freshly squeezed orange juice every day...so pulpy - yum! Soft-serve, self-serve 'ice cream' dispensers (iced milk) Fresh salsa & guacamole with fresh chips at Los Arcos Grill/Snack, restaurant; also a wood fire oven for thin crust pizza...delicious food. Both Al la Carte restaurants and Indoor buffet areas can accommodate large groups no problem. 4 Al la Carte restaurants...beautifully decorated - you need to make reservations but can be done any time during the day. We ate at the Italian and the Spanish...both were good but really enjoyed the Spanish; we enjoyed the buffet so chose to mostly eat there. Everyone that works in these areas from, the ladies that hostess to the men & women that serve, are genuinely friendly and nice - especially Oscar (Martinez) in the buffet. He remembered our names early on and it made us feel very welcome...nice job! Coffee: If you are an early morning riser/coffee drinker they have great coffee just inside the doors of the buffet at 7 am. Bring your mug from the room if you prefer coffee in a mug vs the paper cup to enjoy around the pool. If I had a wish it would've been that there was an assortment of sweets available at the coffee table to have with your morning coffee (muffin/cookie). (I did grab some later in my week from the buffet area but I wasn't sure if that was okay as there were other signs posted about not taking food out of the restaurants; there is no eating allowed around the pool area) Pools: Two large pool areas ....both very beautiful Pool 1 - heated, has swim-up bar, music, activities, near tower 1. Pool 2 - not heated but nice temp., quieter, has hot tub, swim-through waterfall, hammocks, close to snack restaurant, near tower 2 *there is a beautiful bathroom nestled in the foliage between the two main pools...we didn't see it till a few days into our stay. Separate pool for volleyball and water polo. Separate kiddy pool with slide. Lifeguards wandering the pool & beach area daily. Beautiful bathrooms in lower areas of the towers as well. Entertainment staff around pool is as good as the people that choose to join in in the fun. Reserving chairs doesn't seem to be an issue here; we found that most of the 'good' chairs were gone by 8 am so if you want a certain spot you need to get up early and put your towel down. Within the resort there are some very nice gift, jewelry and convenience stores...so if you want to buy vanilla, knick-knacks and such it is an option. There is a nice gym to work out in if that is your thing. There is also a nice Kids Club program here. Just want to say how much we enjoyed Felix in the Cantina Bar - thank you for your friendliness & great service! We had read that the beach area is not very big but that isn't our feeling. We frequently wandered the beach, enjoying the Mismaloya Bay. There are restaurants right on the beach where you can sip a Corona and enjoy meal, have a massage listening to the ocean waves crash, rent a jet ski or a SUP or hire a boat to take you out for a ride or a fishing trip....it really is just a beautiful place to be. PACK BUG SPRAY. We got bit on this trip more than we ever have, but it does seem to be mainly when you leave the resort and spend time on the beach. Not mosquitoes...maybe no-see-ums? We never noticed them around the resort. We definitely plan to go back, bringing with us family and friends. It was a truly beautiful place to holiday!

ME ENCONTRE CON EL ""ENCARGADO DE SEGURIDAD""
MartinOrbe,
Fri Apr 20 14:34:54 EDT 2018
Very nice and comfortable hotel but the truth is they have a very, very bad security manager .. I asked her for help to enter the pool to a guy Ruben Ramos i think so... because I am an older adult and her response was to tell me that he was not there for that but that I got myself alone very bad impression of your security personnel



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