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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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Long Beach, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here Christmas week 2014. The hotel was absolutely the best part of the vacation. We loved the overgrown vegetation, the colors, and the way it cascades down the hill to the beach. It has a definite “Mexican” character, which we appreciated: welcoming, not stuffy, a little faded at the edges (but beautifully maintained). We reserved a "junior suite... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this hotel. Feels like Mexico. Staff super friendly. Beach access. Great location for walking into town. Food at hotel restaurant some of the best in town though a bit more pricey than many of the other options (skip the pizzas and opt for local dishes). The staff will accommodate off menu requests too. Also try Carmelita's in... More 

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Carbondale, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small and charming hotel was the hallmark of our wonderful family vacation. Everything was so perfect I don't even know where to start, though I suppose at the beginning would be best....Last year our extended family made a collective decision to spend Christmas and New Years away from home, and my husband had a hunch Zihuatanejo would be the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing but goodness to say about this little place. Miguel will take good care of you and recommend some very nice places to eat. ONE WARNING: DO NOT EAT THE OYSTERS ON THE BEACH! Several of us where extremely sick from this and it put a slight damper on the trip. But the resort was very accommodating, not over crowded... More 

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9 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While we weren't staying at the hotel, we enjoyed the restaurant at the hotel. (I don't find it listed for review under restaurants on TA.) Located on Playa la Madera, the waiters were gracious "hosts" for our late-morning breakfasts, after leisurely mornings and a walk to the beach for breakfast at 10 am or 11 am, as well as for... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This is a beautiful 30 room boutique hotel in Zihua that I have since become enamoured with. The views from the hotel are superb, the staff are overly accommodating, the food and service were fabulous. Every room over looks the ocean and has loungers and chairs so you can enjoy coffee on the balcony. The bed was comfortable and turn... More 

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Bethel, Alaska
11 reviews 11 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We stayed here during a quiet week in December. Our room was comfy and pretty, and perfectly made up for us every day. Our balcony and ocean views were gorgeous. The nooks and crannies of the hotel are very charming. There are some nice features like ping pong, a cranky parrot, and a turtle living in a little pool by... More 

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Port Townsend, Washington
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45 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Lovely rooms. Nice staff. Good beach. December is a lovely and inexpensive time to visit this area. Fabulous and tempting beach massages. Good food. Rooms at the hotel have great views and the location is excellent. Near town. Nice promenade.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The Aura del Mar is a marvelous mexican style hotel with huge comfortable rooms with panoramic views and extremely lovely staff. We are looking forward to come back. Highly recommended!!! Their only weak point is that they allow guests to reserve sunbeds. One couple did use them the whole day. This is absolutely fine to us. But two other couples... More 

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AuraDelMar, Owner at Aura del Mar Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you very much for your review and for bringing this problem up, it helps us improve our services. We are now taking the necessary measures to resolve this issue with the sun beds. We look forward to receiving you again. Sincerely, Hotel Aura del Mar More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We loved our stay at this charming boutique hotel on Playa La Madera. The hotel is very comfortable, pretty and in a great location. The staff is abundantly helpful. We found the beach front restaurant to be excellent. The swimming in the bay was perfection. Our only regret is that we couldn't stay any longer. Next time we will book... 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
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Zihuatanejo
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Zihuatanejo
#5 Spa Hotel in Zihuatanejo
#6 Romantic Hotel in Zihuatanejo

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