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Hotel Aqua Mar

2.0 of 5 1510 Rosecrans St, San Diego, CA 92106 (Formerly Sun Harbor Motel)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I recently stayed at this hotel, and we were very pleased with our experience! I do agree that the rooms aren't very large but it was perfect for us, plus we only stayed one night. The room was nice and clean, the fixtures were modern, the bed was really comfortable, so much that my husband and I... More 

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GuestRelationsDept, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Aqua Mar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review of our Hotel. We appreciate all feedback from our guests. We are thrilled to hear that you and your husband had a pleasant stay, and are glad to hear you enjoyed the look and decor of both the room and bathroom. We are sorry to hear you... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cute boutique hotel was A+ for the location I was looking for. The rooms are very clean and well kept. Decor is modern and new. My only problem was that the walls are paper thin and unfortunately had a couple playing very loud salsa music next door (yes, the woman was teaching the man how to dance) It was... More 

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GuestRelationsDept, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Aqua Mar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for posting a review of your stay here at Hotel Aqua Mar. I assure you that all comments and suggestions are read by our hotel staff. We apologize on behalf of your inconsiderate neighbors during your first night here. If you would prefer, next time you can call the hotel front desk (as opposed to... More 

traverse city, mi
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

First the bad to explain why I won't stay here again. The room is about the smallest I have ever stayed in. No way to have a night light with out running a noisy bath fan. Space between end of bed and the shelf below the flat screen tv was narrow and dangerous in the dark. No open office from... More 

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ingleside, texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here with my Dad January 12 -14. We had separate rooms. He was in a two person room--two beds and probably double the size of my one person room--one bed. Room--My room was small. That being said the room and bathroom were very nice and clean. The hotel has been recently renovated and the decor was modern and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This hotel is an excellent value. Near downtown and harbor. Many nearby restaurants. The rooms are not large but new and very clean. If you come to SD to stay in your room this not the place. I was very satisfied with the room and the very friendly and helpful staff. I not sure how the poor reviews can be... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This place has a very good location, easy to catch the bust ( opposite the street the 28 one) The Hotel is clean and nice, new furnished the impoyers are very nice expecially Efren Mexia from the front desk, but all of them was very frienly, nice, helpful if you have any question. Perfect if you want to stay one... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We were quite hesitant to book the Aqua Mar due to some pretty bad reviews on tripadvisor but were happy that we did. We had an early flight out of San Diego and didn't want to have to drive through the city during rush hour. The location was great, we arrived late in the evening and were greeted by the... More 

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Salem, Massachusetts
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Hotel room was very small .The staff is friendly, but office is always close, no muffins or coffee. Room service was very late in the evening, not worth it stay somewhere else .I travel a lot and this was a bad experience I only stayed 2 night and went else where .....

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Moorestown, New Jersey
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3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We recently booked 2 rooms for 3 nights based on the location, price and description. We really wanted to like this small hotel since we are frequent visitors to San Diego. Pros: - Good location, convenient to downtown, U of San Diego, etc. - Friendly staff including housekeeping - Clean, modern rooms and baths Cons: - Rooms were not ready... More 

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Greenville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for one night after visiting friends in the area, and we were so pleasantly surprised with our experience. The office was friendly and efficient when making our reservations, and very helpful about restaurants and other attractions in the vicinity when we asked for information. The room was so nice! We loved how it has... More 

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Address: 1510 Rosecrans St, San Diego, CA 92106 (Formerly Sun Harbor Motel)
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Aqua Mar 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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Sun Harbor Hotel San Diego

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