Holiday Inn Resort Ixtapa All Inclusive

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2019 Exceptional Values
Honeymoon: Bottle of wine, fruit basket, and guaranteed room upgrade.

A beauty on Mexico's Gold Coast, Holiday Inn Resort Ixtapa All Inclusive presents one of Mexico's most enjoyable all-inclusive vacation experiences. Located just across the street from Ixtapa's shopping center, this deluxe resort offers well-appointed rooms with Mexican flair, from the red tile floors to the hammock on the balcony. Holiday Inn Resort Ixtapa's contemporary Mexican architecture lends an atmosphere of early Mexican colonialism and features Mexican colonial gardens and fountains throughout the resort.

Chiqui-Club offers non-stop fun for the youngest members of the family with age-appropriate games and educational activities, many with a Mexican theme. For the adults there are two lively theme parties every week. Or take an excursion to try your hand at deep-sea fishing. Enjoy the fitness center and work up a sweat in the steam room or sauna. Take in the live nightly entertainment and music right on the resort. Of course, if you're feeling adventurous, the best nightlife that Ixtapa has to offer is within walking distance.

Exquisite dining is available at the four restaurants. Enjoy a gourmet experience or dig in to some authentic Italian cuisine. If you just can't decide, there is always the buffet with an array of delicious choices to tempt your taste buds. It's all here and it's all included!
The Holiday Inn Resort Ixtapa All Inclusive is located directly on the beach in the heart of the hotel zone, 20 minutes away from the airport. There is a shopping center across the street and the best Ixtapan nightlife is within walking distance.

Local Phone: 011-52-755-55...
Toll Free Phone: 1-800-327-0200
Fax: 011-52-755-30156
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Currency Exchange
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Physician on Call
Shopping Mall Nearby (Walking distance)
Number of Pools: 1
Outdoor Pools: 1     
Swim-up Bar
This resort offers one swimming pool divided into 3 sections: children, activities and relaxation pools. Swim-up bar in the main pool.
Marina Ixtapa - 5 minutes
The Marina Ixtapa is an 18-hole, Par 72 golf course designed by Robert Von Hagge. The 6,807 yard "Dunes Style"" course features three kilometers of canals that snake their way though the course, creating a challenge for even the best of golfers.
Holes: 18
Lessons Available
Number of Courts: 2
Outdoor Courts: 2
Pro Onsite
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Sunfish Sailing: Additional Charge
Scuba: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Additional Charge
Hobie Cats: Additional Charge
Paddle Boats: Additional Charge
Motorboats: Additional Charge
Waterskiing: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Additional Charge
Other Sports Available
Raquetball: Additional Charge
Bicycles: Complimentary
Other Sports: Bicycle tour, volley ball
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Additional Charge
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Additional Charge
Sauna: Complimentary
Steam Room: Complimentary
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
Holiday Inn Resort Ixtapa`s contemporary Mexican architecture lends an atmosphere of early Mexican colonialism. This Inclusive property features Mexican colonial gardens and fountains, and children under 6 are free when staying w/ their parents This resort offers four restaurants, three bars, unlimited domestic and imported drinks, nightly entertainment, nightly music, two tennis courts, and a fitness center with a steam room, sauna and aerobics. Beach: This property borders the best beach in the area, it is centrally located and 10 meters long. Due tostrong ocean currents, non-motorized water sports are not offered. Check-in: 3:00 pm
Check-out: 2:00 pm
Total Rooms: 420
Year Opened: 1976 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, Diners Club, American Express
No pets allowed, and no outside guests. Anyone who is not booked to stay at the hotel, but still wishes to visit its grounds, may purchase a day pass for $32. Room service is available for a fee. No Spring Breakers. 1 gourmet dinner per stay.
Located in an eleven story building with amazing views of the bay, these rooms include two double beds, a full bathroom, and more.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Coffee Maker
Room Safe
Suite includes one king bed or two double beds, a living area with a sofa bed, two bathrooms, a Jacuzzi, and beautiful ocean views. Suite also features an exclusive area on the beach with complimentary drinks.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Coffee Maker
Room Safe
Located in a three story building, these rooms include one king bed or two double beds, a full bathroom, and pool views. Some rooms have a balcony or terrace.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Coffee Maker
Room Safe
Located in a three story building, these rooms include one king bed or two double beds, a full bathroom, and garden views. Some rooms have a balcony or terrace.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Coffee Maker
Room Safe
Located by a pool near the beach, these rooms include one king bed or two double beds, a full bathroom, a minibar, and a balcony or terrace with a hammock and beautiful oceanfront views.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Coffee Maker
Room Safe

Room service available from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (for an additional fee). Complimentary wireless internet access.
Holiday Inn Resort Ixtapa All Inclusive features 1 meal plan options:
There are 4 Restaurants at Holiday Inn Resort Ixtapa All Inclusive:
Frutas & Flores - Buffet and a la carte, national and international menus. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Indoor and outdoor seating.
La Terraza - A la carte restuarant serving a different menu each night. Different menus include Mexican, Italian, Oriental, Mediterranean, and Spanish cuisine. Open for dinner only. Reservations required.
Cana Brava - Oceanfront snack area open from noon to 6:00 p.m.
La Isla Buffet - Buffet open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Ocean views.
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Daily activities are available.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
There are two weekly theme parties, nightly entertainment, live music.
Chiqui Club offers both fun and educational activities,many with Mexican theme. Kid'sare taught basic Spanish and authentic Mexican songs and dances in addition to playing Mexican games.
Applicable Ages: 4-11 years old

Children's Facilities
Game Room
Children's Pool
Babysitting Fee: Fee required.
Advance Notice for Babysitting: Yes

TripAdvisor Web Reviews
Based on 1850reviews
What to expect

Apple Vacations Traveller Reviews
Great Family Vacation
Mar 28 2017
We take a big family vacation about once every 5 years and came back to Ixtapa after not having been here for 15 years. To our delight, it has not changed much. We decided to go all-inclusive this time since our kids were older and of drinking age. It worked out very well for our family. The food, which seems to be the issue with most reviewers, was fine. You have to remember that Ixtapa is a vacation destination for mostly vacationing Mexicans and the food selections caters to that. We found it refreshing to be eating authentic Mexican food for breakfast and lunch (dinners we always ate at a local restaurant outside the resort). The only suggestion I would give is to have fresh fruit available ALWAYS. That should be a staple on every buffet every day, breakfast and lunch. The drinks were also good but would prefer larger cups than what they offered (good idea to bring an insulated mug so you can consolidate a few into one). Bartenders were friendly, except for one in the sports bar...wish I remembered his name. One night there was a Mexican Fiesta dinner in the courtyard, and what a presentation that was! It took them literally two days to set up and we were not disappointed. Again, authentic Mexican fare for dinner with different food stations scattered throughout the courtyard. Very impressive. The pools were nice but was not a big fan of the "shallow" pool. We spent most of our time at the "quiet" pool and it worked well for us. Didn't appreciate that they allowed smoking poolside but they did a pretty good job of policing that and other unwanted activity. Pools looked like they could use a little cleaning around the inside rims....kind of a slimy ring around it. Rooms were nice and cleaned well. Nice soaps and hair products. Can't say enough about Jorge at the front desk. He was very accommodating with my family and went out of his way to provide my wife with tips for running and swimming during her stay. When we told him mid week that we were eating dinner off site, he offered to have the chef prepare a special dinner for us. We did not take him up on the offer but the gesture was very kind. The hotel location is perfect. Outside the hotel we found many restaurants and sports bars. Our favorite was Casa Morelos. Also close to the market where my wife and kids spent some time shopping for souvenirs. The only excursion we took was to Ixtapa Island. Unfortunately, it was the weekend of a Mexican holiday and it was packed. We had fun snorkeling but it would be best to avoid the weekend there. The best part of the vacation was the beaches and waves. We spent a lot of time in the water but were smart enough to stay out when the waves got over 20' high. The beach is great for walking and it took my wife and I about 75 minutes to walk it from end to end. Overall, a very nice vacation. Not a place to go if you want all the comforts of home (US), but that's exactly what we liked about it and why we plan to come back in the next 5 years again. https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-g153445-d155708-r470828457-Holiday_Inn_Resort_Ixtapa-Ixtapa_Zihuatanejo_Pacific_Coast.html#
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Where were some of the amenities?
Mar 21 2017
I am sure the description said steamroom sauna and min-golf. Sauna out of order. Steamroom could not be found. Mini-golf found but it looked like it was about year since it was last used. Parts of the resort does need updating. Entertainment was bad but that was expected. Food, , , , unlike other reviews, was not bad for buffets. Lots of selections, but some very odd selections. Chicken and beef dishes for breakfast? Cereal out for dinner? Drinks were fine. Snack foods not the best. Room had ants. Room in winter about 85 degrees with AC set at 68.
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A place to return to
Mar 01 2017
We have been to the area and hotel 15+ times and it is our favorite spot. Great for families and those seeking a low key beach vacation.
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Holiday Inn Resort & Ixtapa
Feb 15 2017
No gloves worn by any food workers. 25% of our party became ill.
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Like Family Far From Home
Jan 19 2017
We have been vacationing in Ixtapa for many years. We always stay at the Holiday Inn because we know the staff there. Many of them have worked there for over 20 years and we always enjoy catching up with them when we return. Hugo and the activities department make it a lot of fun to play volleyball on the beach and to do water aerobics. We also enjoy taking the morning bike ride. The wait staff is always very friendly and we look forward to connecting with Manuel, Carlos, Lourdes, Zorayda, Thomas, Cesar, Alfredo, Samuel, Adan, and others. Cleofus the towel guy is also a love. They all go the extra mile and make our stay absolutely wonderful.
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Review: Ixtapa Holiday Inn
Mar 31 2016
We were disappointed, and we know that we are not the only guests that felt so. We were quite dismayed when we arrived at hotel @ 12pm or so 3.20.16. Check in was extremely crowded, confusing and time consuming, > 1 hour. Our room and general quality of hotel and grounds was disappointing. The food was mediocre and seemed to be re-served in different combinations at subsequent meals. Worst of all was the feeling we had that many daytrippers/families arrived as the week progressed, making the dining areas, pool and beach extremely crowded and staff spread thin. We would have a appreciated more adult exercise options - we participated in one water aerobics class and the instructor (a young woman) was delightful. Nighttime entertainment was clearly directed at a much younger crowd (we are in our 50s). The lobbies and hallways at night were very noisy with revelers returning to their rooms. We would have a appreciated a small refrigerator in our room, or at the very least a hall way ice machine. The sun was lovely, but otherwise it's very unlikely that we'll be returning.
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Hotel service not as good as two years ago.
Feb 24 2016
Pool service and beach service was not provided as it was in the past. The bar service was good when it was open however the bars were often closed. The air conditioner in our room did not work properly
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Just relax!!
Jan 21 2016
We have stayed a number of times at the Presidente (now Holiday Inn) and have tremendously enjoyed every minute of it. From year to year we're able to reconnect with the staff because many of them have worked there for many years. They have become like family to us. Hugo and Stephanie and now Alberto are great activity hosts and we LOVE playing beach volleyball twice a day with them. Our room is always clean and the towel/floral arrangements are always a treat. The servers like Carlos, Rosario, Manuel, Samuel, Guierrmo, and Alfredo are always welcoming and go out of their way to make sure we have bacon and toast with our breakfasts and kahlua and ice cream for dessert after supper. The location of the hotel is perfect for walking the beach and for going to the shops and cafes and for catching the bus to go to Ixtapa Island. If you go into this place knowing it's not a brand new luxury resort, you'll have the vacation of a lifetime. Just RELAX!! and enjoy!!
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Nice Hotel
Apr 16 2014
Presidente Intercontinental is rated 4 apples which is about right. Older property but very well maintained. The staff is outstanding. Dining choices are limited. Only a buffet or one sit down choice each night. Lunch was buffet or burgers/hot dogs by the pool. Only one bar open at night so it was sometimes a trek to get a drink. Again, it isn't 5 or 6 apples so it met my expectations. Very good value for what we paid.
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Apr 09 2014
Too many local Nationals with a MILLION kids overtook the place on both weekends we were there, very disappointed. Could not have a peaceful day at the pool or beach. Bed too hard, air conditioning not great, food just ok. Staff was good but all did not speak English. Flight (Aeromexico) eexcellent & Piccante Sunset cruise great!
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Great Vacation
Feb 26 2014
We enjoyed all of our vacation, including the pool, the ocean, the service and the motel
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Fri Feb 15 10:46:12 EST 2019
Room is great, pool area is wonderful, i love carlos and the entertainment is great excellent vacations with my family, we love orlando the bar tenders at poolbar, all ghe people are very nice and friendly.

Best staff in Mexico
Chad_s8102, Elkford, Canada
Thu Feb 14 16:46:17 EST 2019
Just finished 20 day stay have to say felt very comfortable and welcomed right from the booking thank you to Alejandra for the patience with all my calls and e-mails check in was very quick and accommodating the food at the buffets was ok could always find something to eat with out to much troubles Carlos the beach server he was always there with another drink just as you needed it the lunch restaurant was the absolute best the service was outstanding they all do a great job very friendly but there was 2 people there that make this place outstanding and that would go to Adolfo and Jovani you guys went away above and beyond to make this place a place to want to come back to year after year not only the way we were treated but also the way you guys treated every one that came In great job guys keep up the good work When your not at the beach or in the lunch restaurant and looking for something to do I would recommend taking a day trip on Borracho sport fishing boat on Facebook or message him directly Fernando Campos we went fishing with him did very very well mahi mahi,sailfish,shark and 150lb marlin great captain clean and safe boat we also did Ixtapa island tour as a part of a fishing day

Sun and Fun
kkd322, green bay, wi.
Thu Feb 14 05:21:59 EST 2019
Holiday Inn will always be our first choice when visiting Ixtapa. The resort is dated but always clean and always a work in progress to improve even the little things. Staff is the best and go way above and beyond to ensure your visit is a good one. They greet you with a smile and assist any way they can throughout the day and night. Rooms are all being updated and are very well kept by housecleaning which has to be a never ending job as people are coming and going constantly. Food was good with plenty to choose from and the Mexican Fiesta night was beautiful again as well. This was our 10th family trip to the resort and we can't wait to see them all again next year. Thank you Holiday Inn for another great vacation.

Great Experience in Ixtapa
Wed Feb 13 13:04:08 EST 2019
My family and I were here for 10 days at the Holiday Inn. The staff are all very friendly and great with the kids. The rooms were clean and there was a great view of the beach. The beach is right next to the pool and is very easy to access. The food is great and the markets are just across the street. Overall we had a great experience!

Great time and good value for the money
MoniqueQuebec_Canada, Quebec
Wed Feb 13 09:42:30 EST 2019
Ixtapa, what a beautiful destination!! So glad to have discovered it. We had a wonderful two weeks (Jan 25-Feb 8), only sunshine, nice and warm without any raindrops. We stayed at the Holiday Inn Resort Ixtapa. A good 3.5 * but no more. This is not a luxurious hotel but for the value quality-money it was very good. The hotel is clean but shows wear and tear here and there, example: women's toilet in the lobby, two washbasins one of which does not work, even after two weeks never been repaired and same thing for one of the elevators. A little paint here and there could make a difference, but hey. The level of service offered by the employees is very good to excellent. A big WOW!! They are very helpful and very nice, always smiling and very polite. There is even bar service to the beach chairs – have to mention Carlos here, he’s a champion, loves what he does. The toilets of the snack restaurant near the swimming pool and the beach, employees on site at all times during the day for maintenance. We had a room in the tower on the 16th floor with a breathtaking view of the sea, a big WOW!! The room very clean at all times, king bed and pillows very comfortable and nice bedding. The view of the sea from the room is breathtaking. The hotel offers only one restaurant a la carte, a buffet (two on weekends) and a snack bar near the swimming pool and the beach. Although it is not fancy cuisine, we found the meals good. Saturday night is the Mexican Fiesta; Mexican food, show and local artisans. The star here is the beach, wow, it's a big beach. Long and wide, perfect for beautiful long walks – we loved it!!! Colors of the sand and the sea as in Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic. At low tide the beach is at its best and the sand is soft as velvet under the feet. And what about the beautiful sunsets. For the sea, that's another thing, red flag all the time. Some days the waves are bigger than others, but we liked to watch the waves. The pool, very beautiful, very large and very clean, it’s remarkable. It’s the whole width of the site and facing the sea. The hotel is located on one of the most beautiful part of the beach and across the street an outdoor commercial area; restaurants, bars, music, shops, pharmacy, flea markets, convenience stores, etc., bicycle and pedestrian trails and walking distance to the marina and two golf courses. Right in front of the hotel the little bus stops for Zihuatanejo located 10-15 min from Ixtapa (12 pesos). Very, very nice little tourist seaside town. The Bay of Zihuatanejo possibly one of the most beautiful bays we have seen. Many people from Western Canada and only one airplane per week from Montreal offered by Air Canada. All prices are displayed in pesos so it is better to exchange your money to pesos. Hotels will exchange Canadian money to pesos, if not there are several banks. Ixtapa, a beautiful destination worth the visit

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