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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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Brighton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed 2 nights in this lovely hotel on the hill overlooking Madera beach in Zihuatanejo. Loved the sea breeze and the views. The service is excellent, I received a late check out on my final day as a courtesy. The restaurant on the beach has great pizzas cooked on a wood fire and breakfast is fine too. The balconies... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This hotel is absolutely gorgeous giving a vibe of Old Mexico mixed with boutique touches like fresh hibiscus on your pillows. The staff are super friendly, and most speak at least some English. Each room has a private balcony and hot tub, along with a view of the ocean.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We spent 3 nights and loved it! If you can walk up stairs ( there is no elevator) you will love everything about this place! It is on a hill overlooking the the z bay... On the edge, in the perfect location. Great pool, restaurant, service.... Love it!

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Cali
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Today is my last night here. I just told the lady that my flight is not until 4pm and she gave me late checkout no problem tomorrow. I have nothing but good things to say about this lovely hotel and staff. If you are looking for a big resort go to Ixtapa but if you looking for boutique with old... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in a balcony room facing the beach/waves. Lots of stairs to go down to the beach - loved the extra mini workout. Oversized jacuzzi tub on the balcony was fun and private. Service was great. Really enjoyed walking into town from the beach and shopping in the village was fun too. Very local feel. Not so touristy

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Chisago City, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Like you, I pored over reviews for places to stay in Zihuatanejo. We were looking for something affordable, but nice. I toyed with several hotels before choosing Hotel Aura del Mar. As my title suggests, we chose wisely. If you are teetering or tottering on a place, teeter no more. This is it! We loved the tender loving care the... More 

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Houston, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Beautiful property with friendly and accommodating staff with a well positioned location. We had the jr king with jacuzzi room number 2. The ac was cold and the bed was comfortable. The sitting area could easily be used as 2 twin beds and made for a nice chill spot while watching tv in the cool. The TV had probably 3... More 

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midwest
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

My wife and I just completed a week long stay at Aura del Mar and recommend it wholeheartedly. Aura isn't a cookie cutter chain hotel. It's a nicer Mexican boutique hotel that attracts both Mexican and international guests. Every room has an amazing view of Zihuatanejo Bay, and it's location makes for either a quick walk into Zihuatanejo or taxi... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

My husband and I have stayed twice at this hotel and will continue to return to the same wonderful location! Right on the beach with many local restaurants within walking distance. Wonderful staff and beautiful surroundings. If you want to really relax around the pool, in the restaurant or on the beach - this should be your next destination!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay here. We had a room with jacuzzi over looking the water; a spectacular view. Overall we found this hotel to be excellent value for money. Hotel also has a great pool with a small and fun water slide. The hotel was right on the beach as well and it was an easy walk down a... More 

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