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Announcing construction of Hotel Mousai’s new tower

Announcing construction of Hotel Mousai’s new tower

4.4 05 Hotel MousaiCarretera a Barra de Navidad km 7.5 Torre 6 Zona Hotelera Sur, 48390 Puerto Vallarta, Jal.Phone. 011 +52 (322) 176 0738 Hotel Mousai is proud to announce the development and construction of an additional tower adjacent to the existing Hotel building, located within the Garza Blanca Preserve complex in Puerto Vallarta.  Construction began last month and it is estimated to be completed by the second quarter of 2021. The second tower is the newest addition to the Hotel Mousai family, boasting 72 keys featuring breathtaking views of the Bay of Banderas and its iconic Los Arcos granite rock formations. The room configuration consists of 36 King Studio Suites and 12 Double Studio Suites, each measuring 63 m2 / 678 SF., as well as 20 King Corner Studio Suites of 71 m2 / 764 SF each. For larger groups, connecting rooms are now part of the inventory.  Each suite features the most modern, haute designs and high-end finishes in Hotel Mousai style, exuding creativity, exclusivity, and top luxury. Light, bright colors including white, silver and gold …

Daniel Gutierrez - Experience Manager, Food and Beverage at Hotel Mousai

Daniel Gutierrez – Experience Manager, Food and Beverage at Hotel Mousai

4.1 11 Daniel Gutierrez started working at Garza Blanca Puerto Vallarta in April of 2018 as Assistant Manager of Food and Beverage. After just a few months, he was promoted to Experience Manager, Food & Beverage at Hotel Mousai.  Read on get to know Daniel and learn more about what he does at Hotel Mousai.  Daniel, tell us a little bit about yourself.  I am always active; I’m constantly in movement. I like to always create new things for the hotel, like activities and things to do. Our guests need something new every year.  I like to give personal follow up to our guests. I have actually become friends with many of our guests here at Hotel Mousai. This is part of my responsibility as Experience Manager; I need to be in close contact with the guests, and that is also something I really enjoy. Sometimes even from a complaint we start to chat and talk, and then we become close to the point that I will often receive a phone call from a guest …

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Hotel Mousai Awarded 2019 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor

5.0 01 Hotel Mousai has been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence again in 2019! This prestigious award goes to businesses who provide excellent service and experiences to their customers. Year over year this distinction sets us apart and lets us know that our guests are happy with our property, and our service. TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Every year in May, TripAdvisor issues Certificates of Excellence to the top 10% of businesses on the site. In order to be eligible for a Certificate of Excellence, a business must maintain an overall rating of at least four out of five “bubbles” and must consistently receive positive reviews from patrons. Hotel Mousai currently has an overall rating of five bubbles, and is currently rated the number three hotel in Puerto Vallarta out of all hotels on TripAdvisor. It is Hotel Mousai’s mission to set the standard of quality and luxury in Puerto Vallarta. We strive every day to be unique and to dazzle and excite our guests. We want to be the best of the best in …

Hotel Mousai Receives Five Diamond Award for the 5th Year in a Row

Hotel Mousai Receives Five Diamond Award for the 5th Year in a Row

5.0 02 Hotel Mousai has just received the AAA Five Diamond Award for the fifth year in a row! We are extremely proud of this accomplishment, and also proud to say that we are still the only Five Diamond hotel in the entire state of Jalisco! In this blog post, we want to share a little bit about what the Five Diamond Award means, and how it is earned. The Diamond Certificate Rating System The travel company AAA has a Diamond Certificate rating system in which they provide guidelines to hotels and to consumers. The five different AAA Diamond Levels describe the kind of experience that AAA members can expect when they visit a particular hotel. This is an important way to communicate with hotel guests the level of comfort they will find when they arrive. According to AAA, you can think of each additional Diamond on the scale as an indicator of more extensive services and amenities, on a scale from no-frills to highly personalized. One Diamond means a bed, a pillow and a …

Let Your Senses Come Alive at “Hecho en Mexico”

Let Your Senses Come Alive at “Hecho en Mexico”

5.0 01 This coming May, it is once again time for the 5th annual Hecho en Mexico event at Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa in Puerto Vallarta. This year’s “Made in Mexico” event will be divided into the following 4 categories: Gastronomy, Fashion, Music and Art. Every week, one of these four sections will be inaugurated with an exciting main event that officially opens each week’s festivities. In addition, various workshops and exhibitions will take place during the remainder of each week that are all dedicated to the particular week’s theme. Hecho en Mexico means “Made in Mexico” This annual tradition was developed in order to celebrate the many parts of Mexican culture that are so special and unique. Garza Blanca and Hotel Mousai center the celebration around the 4 themes, and invite a special guest to be featured during each week. Although the exact event details are still under wraps, you can expect to see an accomplished chef, an innovative and upcoming fashion designer, incredible musicians displaying a variety of musical genres, and finally creative and inspiring artists who will proudly share their masterpieces with guests. Gastronomy Week: Savor …

Coolest Hotel Pool in the World

Coolest Hotel Pool in the World

5.0 49 There are rooftop views, and then there are rooftop views! Hotel Mousai has one of the most spectacular rooftop views in the world, due to its unique position at the top of a tower perched upon a jungle mountaintop in coastal Mexico, overlooking the city of Puerto Vallarta and the Bay of Banderas. The vistas of the shining sea that goes for miles and city lights at night make our rooftop pool one of the most talked about (and Instagrammed!) pools in all the world. Add to that the chic atmosphere provided by our loungey furniture and live jazz music, and the delectable dishes and cool cocktails coming from The Rooftop Bar, and you can see why Hotel Mousai is in the running to win the title of Coolest Hotel Pool in the World in 2019! We are honored to have been selected by the online travel magazine TravelAgentCentral.com as one of the 32 best hotel pools in the entire world! Hotel Mousai is moving forward in the contest, but we need your …

Hotel Mousai Wins 2019 Travelers’ Choice Award!

Hotel Mousai Wins 2019 Travelers’ Choice Award!

5.0 21 Hotel Mousai is proud to announce that we have been awarded the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award in 2019 in three categories! What is the Travelers’ Choice Award? The popular online review website TripAdvisor recognizes businesses with outstanding customer reviews through a system of awards. The Travelers’ Choice Award is the highest honor TripAdvisor can bestow upon a business in the travel industry. It is awarded to the best of the best in travel, based on service, quality and customer satisfaction. In order to receive this award, a business must consistently receive positive reviews on the site. Hotel Mousai earned the Travelers’ Choice Award in three categories: Top 25 Hotels – Mexico Top 25 Hotels for Romance – Mexico Top 25 Luxury Hotels – Mexico First of all we are honored and humbled to be recognized as one of the top 25 hotels in all of Mexico. With the incredible number of hotels throughout the country, this is a very prestigious honor. To be recognized in the category of Top 25 Luxury Hotels in …

How to Find the Best Airline Tickets

How to Find the Best Airline Tickets

0.0 00 For those who fly often, these tips and tricks for the ideal seat or best fare may be second nature, but for some, a little guidance can offer ease and satisfaction while researching their next travel plans. Knowing when to buy your tickets can help you secure the flight time you want, the seats you prefer or the price that works for your budget. Getting all three is not always guaranteed, but you may get close if you follow these guidelines before you fly. Time of Year is Key Holidays, special events and weather patterns all play a part in ticket availability and cost. We know flying around Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year will be a heavier fare, but it’s also important to consider what’s going on at your destination. Holidays such as Semana Santa and Día de Muertos or big events like the Gastronomy Festival or the International Fishing Tournament can raise demand and make getting what you want a bit more difficult. Travelling in Summer It may be warmer and wetter, …

The Day of the Dead in Puerto Vallarta - Celebration at Hotel Mousai

The Day of the Dead in Puerto Vallarta – Celebration at Hotel Mousai

0.0 00 There is never a bad time of year to visit Mexico, but Día de Muertos, or Day of the Dead is a particularly magical and fascinating celebration for anyone who loves culture and adventure. This holiday can be slightly confusing for those who are not familiar with the rich tapestry of history that cultivated its current practices. It is not shrouded in fear or sadness, but instead it is a festival of hope, cheer and good fortune. This year Puerto Vallarta and Hotel Mousai have planned events to entertain and educate onlookers to retain the beauty this tradition. How it Began Long ago Hispanic Catholicism was intermingled with the sacred practices of the Aztecs and other indigenous tribes. The Aztecs would spend an entire month in celebration of their Goddess  Mictecacihuatl, or Lady of the Dead, who they believed was the Queen of the Underworld. As Pagan beliefs were brought into the religious customs of the 20th century, the Aztecs honor of the Goddess became entwined with All Saints’ Eve, All Saints’ Day, …

Hotel Mousai's Hiroshi is Best InMexico

Hotel Mousai’s Hiroshi is Best InMexico

5.0 01 In September of this year, InMexico Magazine hosted their annual Best InMexico contest, collecting the very best in luxury resorts, romantic getaways, spas, customer service, restaurants and so much more and putting them to a vote. They listed the top selections in each category and then handed it over to the public to decide who really was the very best. The competition was fierce as the people chose which locations had left that indelible mark of perfection in their memory. The Best Sushi & Ceviche in Town Under the very specific category of Best Sushi/Ceviche in Puerto Vallarta, Hotel Mousai’s Hiroshi: Contemporary Japanese Cuisine was pitted against nine other excellent restaurants in the city. Many of the final tallies were incredibly close amongst the other contenders showing them to be equally tasty options. But we are very proud to announce that Hiroshi received more than double the number of votes over all other contestants. We were unequivocally chosen as the very best sushi and ceviche restaurant in all of Puerto Vallarta. We believe …