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Aura del Mar Hotel

3.5 of 5 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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Seattle, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel is located within easy walking distance of downtown and local restaurants. The views are breathtaking. The staff is friendly, though not fluent in English. The room is nice but not a 5 star American room. The towels were rough and we did not have hot water until I asked for it. The room was always clean. 2 bottles... More

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Seattle, Washington
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9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My wife booked our 1-week stay here and I hadn't taken the time to read the reviews prior to us coming. I'm glad I didn't. I was so shocked with the jaw-dropping beauty of the facilities and ocean views that I'm not sure all the reviews would've prepared me. Our room was amazing with plenty of space to spread out... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This hotel is really the best. The rooms are great, with lots of space, great view to the ocean and perfect either for families or on a romantic trip. I travelled with my daughter and parents, we stayed at a junior suite and we love it! The view is spectacular, the room even had a jacuzzi on the terrace and... More

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Chandler, Arizona
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I can't say enough great things about this hotel. When you pull up, it doesn't look like much....but then you walk through the front doors and your jaw drops. You're met by a wonderful staff, a cool ocean breeze and magnificent views. The rooms all have balconies that overlook the bay and they all feel so authentic. They are clean... More

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Long Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I've been home for 48 hours and already want to plan my trip back to Zihuat. Especially to Aura Del Mar. The grounds are lush, romantic, very clean, and feel so much more authentic than the hotels that line the coasts of Ixtapa. Every staff member I encountered spoke at least some english, and were very, very accommodating. 1. We... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This is my favorite place in Zihuatanejo. The other reviews are not exaggerating: it is wonderful. Definitively, there are a lot of stairs, but they are not very steep and that means all the rooms have a great view. The staff is really friendly and accommodating. I have no doubt that I'll stay in this hotel the next time I... More

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We stayed here for five nights in May. We had an amazing view from our room, #17, which on the top level of the hotel. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. We were there off season so the first few days we were practically alone, which we did not mind at all. It was very peaceful and you can... More

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Brooklyn
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I enjoyed this hotel a lot. I came by myself before I was to meet my boyfriend in DF. I was upgraded to the 2nd largest room in the hotel. The front desk was very accommodating and tried to understand my Spanish. I never ate in the restaurant because I preferred eating where the locals do. One night the front... More

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Taos, New Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We found Aura del Mar on the web and knew it was the experience we were looking for in Zihua. We wanted old world charm with some modern conveniences, a location close to town so we could walk places, and also private beach front for chilling out. We got all this and more. The front desk staff was amazing, especially... More

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San Luis Obispo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I just returned home after having my wedding at the beautiful Aura Del Mar! My wedding was everything I have ever dreamed about and more. It was absolutely perfect! The hotel is so beautiful and the staff so nice and helpful. Janet is the wedding coordinator for the hotel. I really cannot say enough positive things about her. She took... More

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Address: Eva Samano de Lopez Mateos s/n | Playa La Madera, Zihuatanejo, Mexico (Formerly Brisas del Mar Hotel)
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Location: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Guerrero > Zihuatanejo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Aura del Mar Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Brisas Del Mar Zihuatanejo
Hotel Brisas Del Mar

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