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El Acuario Hotel

Av. 25 Norte entre 2 y 4 Norte Col. Centro, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Ranked #58 of 199 hotels in Playa del Carmen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2011
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Port Colborne, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2011

This is our 2nd stay @ the El Acuario. My husband & I don't care for large resorts, preferring smaller places that are more quaint. Although it doesn't have ALL of the big hotel amenities, it has most everything you would need (i.e A/C, cable TV, microwave, small fridge, hot plate if requested & a "service kit" with plates, cutlery... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2011

hello my name is dimitri...i stayed at el acuaro for 1 month and i had a wonderful stay there...the rooms are kept very clean the staff is very kind and helpful and what can i say about the manager Diane she was so full of good spirit and love she made my stay most comfortable and fun i cant wait... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2011

The administrator, Diane, really makes this hotel great! She makes you feel so welcomed and is ready to assist you to make your stay the best. She is very detail oriented and keeps the beautiful courtyard, and rooms well maintained. The pool and BBQ are a big bonus. Everything you need is very close, within walking distance. The rooms are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2011

The administrator speaks French, Spanish and English making communication easy. Hot coffee is available in the office in the morning and all staff greet you warmly whenever you see them. You will feel very secure as someone is awake in the office 24/7. The hotel is located in a quiet neighborhood with grocery and fruit neighborhood stores around the corner.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2009

I first discovered this family run hotel when a tourist I befriended showed me his room last January. The first thing I noticed was the bright and breezy rooms tastefully decorated with nice private balconies attached. The garden is tasteful and has some character, and the pool area is a pleasant size with newish sunbeds. The rooms have a decent... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2009

I found this hotel very nice for the price,nice pool,clean rooms,great service,good coffee in the entrancevery quiet while we were there.Friendly staffcute little garden,outdoor bar-b-q,very relaxing.Close to all shops on 5th ave,10 minute walk to beach and 5th ave.My 2 teenagers like it very much as well,especialy the t.v. and the hammock................lol.I would love to go there again,my brother goes... More

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Address: Av. 25 Norte entre 2 y 4 Norte Col. Centro, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
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El Acuario Hotel Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

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El Acuario Hotel is a charming Caribbean hotel with only 12 rooms and one Suite. Located downtown Playa del Carmen, just a few minutes walk from the beach and the pedestrian shopping avenue. Beautiful, calm, relaxing, we offer an ideal environment for your family vacation or business trip! All our rooms are equipped with air conditioning, ceiling fan, cable TV, fridge (or kitchenette), table and chairs, private bathroom with shower, and a spacious terrace with hammock and view to the tropical garden and swimming-pool. The Suite is available for mid- to long-term rentals (minimum one month), and has one bedroom, 1.5 bathrooms, living room with sofa bed, dining room, fully equipped kitchen and large terrace with view to the pool. Common areas: large tropical garden, swimming-pool, barbecue and palapa area. Services: free coffee, wireless Internet, 24-hours front desk, laundry, concierge, massages. We look forward to receiving you!!! ... more   less 
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