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Aqua Rio Hotel

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1618 Avenida constitucion entre 9 y 10 | Zona Centro, Tijuana 22000, Mexico
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Spent a very quiet night in this rather basic hotel. Clean, but Spartan room with a fancy marble floor. I had ongoing issues with the remote control, but I'm sure that was operator error! The AC was top notch and the night was especially humid with a tropical storm breathing its last off shore. The night crew discretely came along... More 

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Alb p, Manager at Aqua Rio Hotel, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Storey S, We are pleased to hear your stay went well, and with this humid weather you were still compturble with our AC room. We place dry mats on the outside of the room for convenience to dry your shoes or feet as you come in or out. We apreciate your hotel selection in Tijuana. We look foward... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I stayed here for four nights in july. The a/c worked perfectly although it wasn't hot enough to need it. The shower pressure is awesome with plenty of hot water. There is a pharmacy next door and tacos el gordo just down the street, easy walking distance to that, currency exchange, and Hotel Ticuan if you want a cool bar... More 

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Alb p, Manager at Aqua Rio Hotel, responded to this review

Good Morning Mr.Joe, We are very pleased your stay was good, and that you enjoyed our AC rooms. We apreciate your preference in hotel selection. Our parking is limited but we do have more free parking in the adjacent parking lot. We can accomodate more than 25 cars per night. We have a contract with the adjacent parking lot for... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This hotel is got to be one of the best budget hotels in all the city. I stay here as well as another hotel in my favorite area of the city. Well I believe the location it's not the best in the downtown area of Tijuana , you can easily take a cab to go to the mall, movie theaters,... More 

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Alb p, Manager at Aqua Rio Hotel, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Derek, We appreciate your preference in Tijuana. We are pleased to hear your stay was enjoyed completely, pleased to hear you choose one of our rooms with AC. We look forward to having you in house in the near future. Thank You for your choice and Stay More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Stayed here on June 12, 2015. I have to admit, I didn't read any reviews since it showed at the top of Tj hotels. The hotel is fine, the price is right, but I know I'am spoiled, but I need a/c.. The good news, it wasn't a very hot day that day, but I can see where it would have... More 

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Alb p, Manager at Aqua Rio Hotel, responded to this review

Mr Gmon, Thank You for choosing Hotel Aqua rio hotel as your Hotel preference in Tijuana. Our front desk staff did not inform you we have rooms with AC. The majority of the hotel has AC in the rooms. We apologize our staff did not offer you a room with AC. Our apologies for your inconveniences, and look forward to... More 

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

i had business in san diego,and didn't want to pay a ton of money on the US side so i chose tijuana.i found this hotel fit most of my needs although the restaurant and bar were closed.had fans and a nice color tv.however one should be a little careful when showering as the tile floor did get a little slippery.the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I've been coming to this hotel for over 20 yrs. It's been sold or under new management 3 times. They remodeled it a couple of years back. Flat screen tvs, granite floors, bathrooms. This hotel is Super Clean and friendly service. They have a little sports bar downstairs. Taxi to anywhere in central tijuana or Zona del Rio is usually... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This hotel is very clean, the rooms are nice and clean with great wifi. The people working there are very helpful. It's only steps away from revolution avenue. It's very quiet at night. I felt very safe with a security guard. Breakfast was good at the restaurant.

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San Jose, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I really enjoyed my stay, we needed wifi, and the wifi at this hotel is really good. The room is very clean,and has many english channels, there were installing AC in the 3rd floor while i was staying there, great addition. This hotel is located in a great location near centro. Away from the noise but close to everything.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I stayed here for 3 nights and had a blast walking around and hanging out with locals. This hotel is very clean and has excelent wifi. The staff is very friendly. This is the best hotel in centro. I will stay here again

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La Paz, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I had to travel for business to Tijuana and found this place on Tripadvisor. It is nice, clean, not noisy and great located. The service was wonderful and the stuff friendly and helpful. Never tried to communicate in English since I know the language, but I assume you can get along in English too. Good, reliable Internet connection. Next time... More 

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