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Hotel Aqua Mar

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Innisfail, Canada
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5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I recently stayed at the Hotel Aqua Mar for a little get away. Pro's -- the staff were awesome... when you could find one. -- proximity to restaurants, harbour etc Con's -- the staff were almost never there at the desk... a sign stating "helping other guests" was up every time I went to the lobby for... More 

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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was very clean, the bed comfortable and well made and the interior of the room and bathroom are interesting (it was clean clean clean, there is soap and shampoo on the shower wall which was a welcomed detail.), sort of trendy modern design. The A/C unit is on the small side and took a bit to cool but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent the night after fishing in San Diego. The gal at the front desk was very sweet and helpful. She went out of her way to have my room prepared for early check in and was very attentive and friendly to make sure everything was satisfactory. I have stayed at several hotels in the area and Aqua Mar is the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

It was a nice room but overpriced because the room is so small. It didn't have a closet or even a phone to phone the front desk. If they lower their price a little then the room would be worth it. After we checked out we went to another hotel 6 miles away for 25 dollars more and that one... More 

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Dallastown, Pennsylvania
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

A great modern hotel in the Ocean Beach area of San Diego. Modern rooms with large screen TVs that are nicely decorated. Only thing that would have made the stay better was if the hotel had a pool for guests to use - - otherwise, you can't beat it for the price!

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Anaheim, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

This was a cute find. Perfect for a late night find with intentions of a single night. Comfortable, simple and clean. It definitely is not the typical fancy hotel - no tub, no blow dryer. My room the shower head was finicky but it angled and ran not crazy water pressure but was a nice stand up shower space &... More 

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Tucson
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

No closet, night stands, chairs, table, coffee pot or carpet. Just a bed and a TV mounted on the wall with a narrow shelf beneath. A hanging lamp and recessed lights. That is it! The bathroom was small, but the shower was good. The towels are still too thin and too few. That being said, the place was clean and... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

Small rooms, but very affordable and very clean rooms. Perfect for a little get-a-way when you won't need to be in the room much. Enjoyed the stay and the staff. The location was great...close to the water and near the downtown attractions.

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Waregem, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

Other TripAdvisor reviews warned us of two things: that this was an old(er) motel and that there was a lot of noise coming from the street it was on (Rosecrans Street). After spending two nights there, we can say the following: It is indeed an older motel but it received a very thorough makeover recently. The rooms are now done... More 

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San Diego, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

When I got to the hotel, the door to the lobby was locked and there was a sign saying "busy on the property with another guest". I walk into a blistering hot, foul smelling room to find a light bulb out, cob webs, stained towels and sheets, holes in the pillow cases and sheets, a past guests fingernail on the... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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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: $77 - $296 (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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