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Hotel Agua Escondida

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Plaza Borda 4 | Centro, Taxco 40200, Mexico
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
30 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The only good thing I have to say about this hotel is the view from the roof top bar. But you don't need to be a guest to enjoy it. We were put in an economy room due to a lack of space. Room overlooked a rubbish / garbage area & you could smell it due to the grubby I... More 

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Bound Brook, New Jersey
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Stayed at the Hotel Agua Escondido again early December with my sister. We enjoy Taxco very much and have been visiting once a year for 7-8 years. Have stayed at the Agua Escondido for many of those visits, the location can't be beat! Whenever there was something fun going on in the square we could go right outside to see!... More 

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San Diego
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I hesitated to write this review, however I don't have anything positive to say about this hotel. We were there in March for a wonderful trip going through beautiful cities in Mexico, of course Taxco was part of the tour. We rented the suite/penthouse or whatever they call it. We arrived a bit early to the hotel and the room... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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230 reviews 230 reviews
138 hotel reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

The hotel is situated at the corner of the main square, but most of the rooms are facing other way, so they are not noisy. It is kind of a labyrinth of corridors and terraces with amazing views and a small roof top pool. They have superior and standard rooms. Superior are higher and have better views. My (superior) room... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

The best thing about Agua Escondida is the position, which really cannot be beaten, being right on the Plaza Borda with terraces overlooking both the square and the magnificently ornate Templo de Santa Prisca. It is a rambling place, presumably made up of several once separate but adjacent buildings, with rooms and corridors going off in all directions. Very much... More 

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San Francisco, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Stayed here just for the night. Check in was at 2pm, but we used the time to go and see the city. Once checked in we climber a set of stairs,and then another set of stairs, and another set of stairs, we crossed an area that could be used maybe for a party and then another set of stairs to... More 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

This hotel is quite unique. It is situated at one of the highest points of Taxco. Almost across from one of the most incredible churches in the world. The hotel seems like it was built in phases as it has so many different levels and almost addition like wings. Very colonial and quite beautiful. If I was a little younger... More 

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Acapulco, Mexico
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98 reviews 98 reviews
20 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

10 of us stayed at Agua Escondida. The hotel is located on the Zocalo and within walking distance to the famous church, Santa Prisca, local silver shops and world class restaurants. The Terraza roof top bar at the hotel offers a great view of Taxco and serves cold beer and has a full bar. Free wireless connection is available just... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

One night stopover with 4 kids. Bad: Had 2 rooms - both pretty meh. Clean, but very tired and dingy. The cleaning detergent that they must use on the bathrooms had a smell that left most of my family rather green faced which was a shame. Staff neither here nor there really.. Just going through the motions. Very busy hotel... More 

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Clifton Forge, Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

We only stayed one night. Good thing because the bed was like a board. The staff was cordial but I think tourism has ruined this town since I was here 25 years ago. The restaurant was average if you want an American breakfast. (which I didn't but was in a hurry)

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