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Aura del Mar Hotel

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Eva Samano de Lopez Mateos s/n | Playa La Madera, Zihuatanejo, Mexico (Formerly Brisas del Mar Hotel)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Canton, Minnesota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

5th visit to this great, small hotel for 122 days around first week of March. After a 20 minute cab ride from the airport you'll arrive at the unassuming front entrance that leads into an open-air lobby atop the hotel with a view of the entire Zihau bay. The hotel cascades in terraces down the cliff to the restaurant directly... More 

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Raymond, Maine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a charming hotel with rooms nestled into the hillside. The view from the balcony (with hot tub and chaise chairs) makes you feel like you've arrived in paradise. The room was very clean and the flowers on the bed and in the bathroom upon arrival were a lovely touch. The staff was extremely helpful and answered all of... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here just one night, after a week at a vacation home in the area. The room wasn't ready as we arrived early, but we were offered bottled water and a cool cloth upon arrival, and they came to find us when our room was ready. The room was long and thin, so a little dark, but very clean... More 

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winnipeg
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50 reviews 50 reviews
14 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

OK lets get to the flaw ( my opinion only ) seems the Aura is catering more and more to weddings, who wouldn't want to get married their ? however over the last 4 yrs they have steadily increased . its a small place 30 rooms so when wedding party's show up they can take over a large number of... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our third annual trip to Zihau and the Aura del Mar. It has become our home away from home for our annual sun, surf and food winter break. The rooms are spacious and immaculate. The daily housekeeping is punctual, friendly and discrete. Everyone at the front desk Carlos, Miguel and Francisco, to name but a few will do... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms were nice.Views from the balcony were stunning.Staff was always making sure things were clean and neat. The walk to restaurants was reasonable,as well as into town.If you book through the hotel you get free breakfast everyday.Will do that next time. You won't be disappointed.

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Denver
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117 reviews 117 reviews
35 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great little hotel in the Zihuat area! Very nice staff, rooms, restaurant, and location. We had a wonderful time, and Carlos hooked us up with all kinds of activities: snorkeling, kayaking, biking, and even deep sea fishing (we caught a 350lb Marlin)! This is our go-to place in Zihuat!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

rustic "real" Mexican hotel. Stayed in the Noyoltzi Suite which has 3 bedrooms and open kitchen living area with full length balcony looking out over the water- stunning view! 10 mins from town & main beach (which isn't for swimming anyway). When checking out ensure all items on your bill are indeed yours. must do day trip: catch the water... More 

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AuraDelMar, Front Office Manager at Aura del Mar Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir, We really appreciate your visit to Aura del Mar as well as your nice comments about your hotel stay. We are deeply sorry to know you had a difference on the items of your final bill, we would like to follow up on your comment and reimburse the amount unduly charged to your bill. We are taking the... More 

San Diego
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were fortunate to get upgraded to the Don Augustin Villa due to a mixup with our reservations. We had such an amazing and relaxing time with our own pool and lounge area and ended up spending a lot of time in the villa. Carlos at the front desk was always helpful and extremely patient with us. The staff was... More 

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Post Falls, Idaho
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

This was a fantastic hotel with everything you might need. The best part is the walk down the stairs directly onto the beach. The cost also included breakfast at the beach restaurant. Fantastic view with great service and food. Well worth the price and will be going back. Only negative was the WiFi service was a bit spotty at times... More 

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