The apartment is a moderate size, moderate furnishings/moderate features; but it’s priced accordingly so no frills. The kitchen is a typical studio kitchenette but, stocked quite well to make (cooktop, microwave) or store your meals (refrigerator) - if you like. It has an ultra-small, heated shower head (1st time I’ve seen 1 of these) that heats the water surprisingly well! As others have said: the water drains - actually sits pooling on the bathroom floor because, it is a very small/confined bathroom, the shower drain is nearly in the middle of the floor, & the drainage pitch of the bathroom floor-drain is not correct (prob due to foundation settling). A small squeegee could help to push excess-water towards the drain to alleviate standing/pooling water. Kudos to the host for providing ample storage for the guest’s personal items! The place is almost always dark due to the large front, obscure-glass window-layout that is shadowed somewhat, because of the lack of outside light, & a dimly-lit walkway. If you need more light, you can flip the light switches on, but they are on the front wall & there is no lamp by the bed or nightstands – which would be nice during the nighttime.
The location is ideal! The sports-center/recreational-park next door, PV-Centro, the Malecon, Olas Altas, restaurants, barbers/hair-stylists, convenience stores, beach, etc, are easily a walk, bus-ride, taxi, Uber, or vehicle-drive away. Also, there are 2 major car dealers (Nissan & Volkswagen) just a block away if you want to gaze at the new cars before you venture to the main action centers.
#1 negative: this reoccurring foul odor emanating from the bathroom area. It is more noticeable when coming into the apartment from the “fresher air” outside though; still not a pleasant smell nonetheless. The host tries to keep the windows fully opened & an air-freshener plugged into the electrical socket near the bed in an attempt to mask the odor yet, it sometimes is still very strong. This however, is a common problem in many of the bathrooms I have found in the Puerto Vallarta area & take note: some are worse than others. I think I know but, I’m sure that a certified plumber from the USA, could better explain the reason(s) for this offensive drain/sewer odor than I could though.
#2 negative: the construction noise inside the facility is unnerving to say the least! And loud voices & young adults outside & inside taking/laughing loudly; the worst was at 2 am, 3 am & 4 am, waking you from your sleep. This happened at least 50% of the time.
The host can do little about this though. However, Noe was a great host nonetheless.