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Hotel Aqua Mar

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Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms we renovated and clean. Quaint little hotel. Ricardo was awesome had a check in issue he immediately fixed it beyond my expectations. Thanks Ricardo! Would definitely stay again. Nice area close to beaches and eateries.

Thank robertsanchez75
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is a tastefully remodeled older building that is clean and tastefully decorated in a minimalist style. This suited my needs very well as I was sailing out of the San Diego Yacht Club all weekend. If you're accustomed to 'chain' hotels you might find the lack of coffee in the room an issue. I would have liked to... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is truly amazing! It wasn't just up to date, it was modern. They took a lot of time and effort putting the rooms together. It is a fantastic price and definitely worth the stay. The room was small as expected for an older hotel, but the comfort level was over the top. It is as supposed to be,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

The hotel is adequate. It has been remodeled so the surfaces, fixtures, decor, and bedding are fresh and modern. The staff was pleasant and welcoming; they get and A+. The new fixtures were poorly installed and many loose, and the plastic chandelier fell to pieces when my husband barely touched it with his head when he bent over to plug... More 

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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We brought our AZ Troop over for a weekend at the beach and had the best time and loved the location, ease and cleanliness of the hotel. Not too shabby to have Buzz Coffee right out the door too. Thanks for everything!. We will probably return and stay again!

Thank Heather M
San Diego
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

As advertised. Nicely remodeled, clean, small, comfy, kinda loud street. One block from AMAZING restaurant at the Pearl, and next door is rad coffee and breakfast at Better Buzz Coffee. Lots of quality restaurants and bars within walking distance and right across the street from Fisherman's Landing.

Thank Soulbro101
El Centro, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

The rooms were small, but did have all I needed. A bed, Tv, hanging rack and a perfect mirror in the restroom. The front desk clerk was very helpful. The only thing I did not like was the smell of the room, but it wasnt a deal breaker. Everything was clean.

Thank itsmesusanlopez
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Great for a one night stay. Parking was a bit challenging. The lot was completely full when I arrived. I ended up parking a few blocks away. The room was small but great. Perfect for a solo traveller. Room was clean, the bed was comfortable. I liked the modern decor. The only thing I would have liked was coffee available... More 

Thank Kristina B
GuestRelationsDept, Front Office Manager at Hotel Aqua Mar, responded to this review

Valued guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review! Parking in San Diego is always a bit challenging but we do offer free on-sight parking, unlike many other hotels in the area. We're very happy to hear you enjoyed the bed and decor, we recently remodeled. For your future stay, come down to the front desk, we... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Aqua Mar wants to be an up scale modern Hotel - but falls short. This is not a "newly constructed hotel", as the website says, but a remodeled motel located on busy Rosecrans Street - traffic noise all night long. My room was 203 and did not face the busy road, but traffic noise was loud. The plumbing was loud,... More 

Thank Sharon B
Woodland Hills, Ca
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

The room itself was clean. The staff was very nice. However, although the sheets appeared clean, they should have been bleached whiter, as there were some faint old stains, and the sheets themselves were a bit rough. The towels could have been a bit fluffier, and a chair and some hangers would have been nice. The bathroom was very nicely... More 

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GuestRelationsDept, Front Office Manager at Hotel Aqua Mar, responded to this review

Valued guest. Our staff is delighted to hear this! We have recently replaced all sheets and towels, so next time you stay you will not be disappointed. Our rooms are modernly designed and our location is in central San Diego so we're perfect for business travelers. Thank you for taking the time to send your review, we hope to see... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Aqua Mar is a modern boutique hotel, that brings the aquatic, beachy atmosphere of San Diego alive in a hip, fresh way. We invite on-the-go travelers who want to be near the San Diego International Airport, as well as couples and families who want to experience San Diego to the fullest as we are located near all of the major attractions such as Sea World, the Zoo, and of course the famous beaches. It is our promise to provide clean, comfortable, and stylish accommodations during your stays in our lovely city. Our number one goal is to ensure that your visit to San Diego exceeds your expectations, therefore, we extend complimentary Wireless Internet and parking to all of our guests. Book your reservation now... Hotel Aqua Mar awaits you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Aqua Mar

Address: 1510 Rosecrans St, San Diego, CA 92106-2241 (Formerly Sun Harbor Motel)
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $87 - $399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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