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Aura del Mar Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Eva Samano de Lopez Mateos s/n | Playa La Madera, Zihuatanejo, Mexico (Formerly Brisas del Mar Hotel)
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Ranked #8 of 79 hotels in Zihuatanejo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jill F Chandler, Arizona
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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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Chandler, Arizona
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014 via mobile

We've been to Zihua 7-8x since 2005 & always stay at Aura del Mar (formerly Hotel Brisas del Mar). We even got married there. The location, views, rooms, friendly staff & simple tranquility is hard to beat! We absolutely love it & while I'm happy more people are appreciating the area & hotel, do want it to stay a secret.

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Calgary
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Stayed 2 nights in a junior suite with jacuzzi. At check in we were given cold face cloths and bottled water. Had room 6 - it was clean and provided a great view of the pool and beach from the deck. Lots of traditional Mexican charm both in the room and throughout the hotel - friendly and helpful staff. The... More

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Old Greenwich CT
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90 reviews 90 reviews
14 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

And, I cannot figure out why it took us eight years to return! This hotel is built into the side of a hill. The only potential disadvantage of the place is that you have to climb many stairs to get from the beach level, where the restaurant is, to the street, where the front desk is. It's good exercise! The... 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*
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Also Known As:
Brisas Del Mar Zihuatanejo
Hotel Brisas Del Mar

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Amenities

Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool
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#2 Family Hotel in Zihuatanejo #4 On the Beach Hotel in Zihuatanejo #4 Spa Hotel in Zihuatanejo #7 Romantic Hotel in Zihuatanejo
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Aura del Mar is a boutique-hotel in a Mexican fishing village, known for its hospitality and privacy. It's the perfect choice to get to know Zihuatanejo, relax and enjoy the sea. We offer a privileged location at the seashore in La Madera beach. Walking distance to downtown Zihua. ... more   less 
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