ZihuaRob's, Zihuatanejo-Ixtapa, Guerrero, México
Zihuatanejo, Mexico Internet Directory

Here you will find regularly updated listings with descriptions for local hotels in Zihuatanejo having web sites or e-mail addresses, and that are located in Zihuatanejo, Mexico or to its immediate south in Playa Larga, Playa Blanca, Barra de Potosi, La Barrita, and Puerto Vicente Guerrero. These are my personal recommendations.

For lodgings in Ixtapa please see Ixtapa Dorectory.

For lodgings in Troncones please see Troncones Directory.

Luxury Class 
Aura del MarAura 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.
Casa IguanaCasa 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.
Hotel Villas Las AzucenasHotel Villas Las Azucenas
An enchanting small boutique hotel with a pool located just a few steps from the beach at Playa La Ropa featuring 1 luxurious Penthouse, 3 Master Suites with an ocean view, mini-pool and kitchenette, 8 Suites with kitchenettes, 5 Junior Suites with kitchenettes, and 5 Standard Rooms without kitchenettes. The public areas of the hotel have wi-fi broadband internet access.
Playa Viva
A luxury ecological hotel for an unforgettable experience located on a virgin beach called Playa Icacos surrounded by coconut palms in Juluchuca, a little south of Petatlán between La Barrita and Barra de Potosí. They have their own sea turtle sanctuary.
Punta Blanca Hotel & VillasPunta Blanca Hotel & Villas
Luxuriously appointed rooms and suites, some with private splash pools, fronting the beach at Playa Blanca, five minutes from the airport. Amenities include pool with sundeck, beach chairs with umbrellas, hammocks, Jacuzzi, gourmet dining facilities, and pool bar.
Tentaciones Hotel and Lounge PoolTentaciones Hotel & Lounge Pool
Luxury boutique hotel in a private villa overlooking La Ropa Beach with only 4 suites and a unique pool bar lounge offering a panoramic view of Zihuatanejo Bay and its beaches.
Thompson Zihuatanejo (formerly Villa del Sol)
An ecologically responsible beachfront hotel featuring luxurious suites with private plunge-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. Tel. 755-555-5500
Villa CarolinaVilla Carolina
A small elegant contemporary Mexican style villa hotel ideally situated less than 100 meters from lovely Playa La Ropa. It features a private pool and luxurious suites with kitchenettes, A/C and internet.

Other Hotels, Inns & B&B's 
Aloha Zihua Hotel
An economical hotel perfect for families featuring 7 simple clean rooms with air conditioning, cable TV, internet and private bathrooms with showers and hot water. Located in downtown Zihuatanejo on the corner of Avenida Morelos and Calle Cuauhtémoc within easy walking distances of restaurants, markets, shopping, banks and the downtown beach.
Arecas SuitesArecas 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.
Bungalows PacíficosBungalows Pacíficos
A small iconic Zihuatanejo oceanfront vacation inn located in La Madera featuring 6 suites and a small house, all with one bedroom with a king-size bed, air conditioning, kitchen, and terrace. The suites also have two single beds and the small house has a twin-size bed for family or friends.
Bungalows VepaoBungalows Vepao
Rooms and suites, many with kitchenettes, all with wi-fi. Pool on property. Located on the waterfront at La Ropa Beach.
Canto del MarCanto 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.
Casa ArcoirisCasa Arcoiris
An ecologically conscious "Bed & Breakfast" inn with five comfortable suites featuring air conditioning, TV, and wi-fi access. Located on a small hill overlooking the coconut grove at La Ropa Beach, it has a pool and offers a panoramic view of Zihuatanejo Bay. LGBTQ friendly and respectful of everyone. There is a common kitchen and 24-hour security.
Casa del Encanto
A truly enchanting B&B located in the small fishing village of Barra de Potosí. One block to the beach and near a large natural lagoon.
Casa TucanesCasa Tucanes
Beautiful vacation inn located in a coconut grove surrounded by lush gardens within a short walking distance of La Ropa Beach. They offer three 1- and 2-bedroom villas, two 2-bedroom bungalows and two simple guest rooms. They also have a pool and they are pet friendly.
Catalina Beach ResortCatalina Beach Resort
Zihuatanejo's first beachfront inn offering bungalows for vacationers, established in 1952 on a lovely section of Playa La Ropa. Their loyal, efficient and friendly staff will make you feel at home. They offer 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, their Linda Vista restaurant and the popular Sunset Bar. Pet friendly.
Conchita 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. Tel. (755) 554-5768, Cel. 755-115-1030. E-Mail:
El ManantialEl 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 wi-fi internet, a pool and an outdoor lounge area. Pet friendly.
Hacienda La RusaHacienda La Rusa
Fabulous affordable lodging in a Mexican colonial-style bed & breakfast inn with 2 swimming pools in the enchanting fishing village of Barra de Potosí. Located just a few steps from the beach and over a dozen excellent fresh seafood restaurants. Rent individual suites or rent the entire hacienda. Amenities include wi-fi and satellite TV.
Hotel Amueblados Rodríguez
Simple, clean furnished apartments located next to the church on Pedro Ascencio No. 16 in downtown Zihuatanejo, perfect for short- and long-term visits. Tel. (755) 554-7997, FAX (755) 553-8072. E-mail:
Hotel 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. (755) 554-3046.
Hotel Club Papanoa
Located on the coastal highway between Petatlán and Técpan de Galeana in the heart of Bahías de Papanoa overlooking Playa Cayaquito and within easy walking distance of Playa Ojo de Agua. The hotel offers a variety of air-conditioned suites, many with terraces overlooking the pristine beach and majestic coastline, and it features a pool and restaurant. Ideal for families.
Hotel Irma
Rooms overlooking Playa La Madera. Has a pool and is within walking distance of several excellent restaurants. E-Mail: and Tel. (in Mexico) (755) 554-2105, (755) 554-7554; FAX (755) 554-3738; (in the USA) 1-800-262-4500.
La Casa RojaLa Casa Roja
An amazing multi-level small boutique hotel located in Cerro El Almacén in Zihuatanejo with two comfortable suites. The upstairs has 2 bedrooms with a king-size and twin beds, full kitchen, private bath, and 2 terraces. The lower level also has 2 bedrooms with a king-size and twin beds, full kitchen, 2 baths, terrace, and a small private pool. Close to restaurants and an easy stroll to downtown.
Hotel Plaza ZihuaHotel 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.
Hotel Villa Mexicana
Beachfront hotel with A/C, pool, restaurant, and beach bar on Playa La Ropa. Tel. (755) 554-3636, (755) 554-8003, (755) 554-2105, (55) 9000 1300 to 02; FAX (755) 554-3776. E-Mail: and
Playa Potosí ResortPlaya Potosí Resort
Small oceanfront inn offering four 1-bedroom vacation bungalows and 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.
Quinta CamelinasQuinta Camelinas
A comfortable and lovely small boutique hotel on a peaceful residential street in Colonia Darío Galeana on the edge of downtown Zihuatanejo within easy walking distance of La Madera Beach and Playa La Ropa as well as the restaurants and shops of the downtown area.
Raúl 3 Marias - Centro
One of the best bargain hotels in Zihuatanejo located a ½ block from the Playa Principal and the municipal pier near the Naval Base.
Solimar Inn Suites
A clean, affordable and peaceful family-run hotel with a pool near located one block from Playa La Madera and 3 blocks from the main downtown area. Features air-conditioned rooms with kitchenettes.
Hotel Villa Cruz del MarVilla Cruz del Mar
A lovely colonial-style home converted into a small family-run vacation inn featuring 12 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.
Villa Don ManuelVilla Don Manuel
Bed and Breakfast inn offering six comfortable one-bedroom bungalows, located in a shady coconut grove across the road from the beach at Playa Blanca in Barra de Potosí just south of Zihuatanejo. Amenities include mini-fridge and pool.
Villas Ema
Nine rooms and two suites, all with A/C and Wi-fi, located about 50 yards from the beach at Playa La Ropa near the Villa Mexicana and the Catalina. Pool on property. Cel. 755-121-2885
Villas Miramar
A picturesque little guest inn at La Madera Beach with a nice pool area and pool-bar. E-mail: .Tel. (755) 554-3350
Zihuatanejo Centro
Affordable hotel accommodations with a pool & A/C in the first block from the waterfront in downtown Zihuatanejo, Mexico.

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