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El Acuario Hotel

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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sonoma county, ca
Reviewed 9 January 2013

A sweet little spot, darling courtyard with clean pool and lovely gardens. Room is super clean and comfortable with lots of space for our belongings and nice little frig to boot. Love not being in a resorty feeling hotel, this feel like real Mexico. From Maureen and Dave Sonoma co., CA

1Thank sunnySonomaCounty_Ca
Reviewed 8 January 2013

Upon a sudden change of plans, we needed a place to stay for a one night stopover on our way from Mérida to the Cancún Airport. We found El Acuario at the very last moment on Tripadvisor. This hotel is small, quaint, clean, and inexpensive. The beds were a bit firm, the pillows were a bit insubstantial, and the room...

3Thank OregonLawyer
Granbury, Texas
Reviewed 11 December 2012

Stayed three nights with my Son. Can't wait to come back. Enjoyed it all, especially the hammock. I needed to feel I was in Mexico, which you can't get at a mega resort in cancun. clean rooms and a friendly atmosphere. 3 blocks from walmart for supplies.

1Thank Larry G
Merida, Mexico
Reviewed 18 October 2012

We stayed 9 days with a disciunt for staying the week!, and we had a great time! bed sheets spankin' clean, Pool was crystal clear, even the courtesy coffe was great! The AC was pretty decent, considering the heat there, it was a welcoming experience to have some good AC! The fridge was great, we didnt have to use the...

3Thank arloxx
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 7 October 2012

I found this place on tripavisor because of the great reviews. Used this as a jumping off point to find a 6 month rental. Staff gave me a great weekly rate. Everyone is nice and friendly. Maids even did my laundry. Location is close to FUSION so in 5 minutes your sitting on the beach listening to Live reggae music...

Thank Jon B
Reviewed 14 September 2012

As a fussy, tricky englander arriving with high demands and high expectations but sometimes careful pockets, i wholeheartedly recommend this cute little diamond of a hotel. I actually stayed here in May 2012 for a whole month and the fact that i just returned here for another sneaky holiday says alot. I orginally took one of the standard rooms which...

8Thank Englishman0123
Reviewed 8 September 2012

What can i say----I have retired and am now living here at the hotel permanently---yes, this is my new home....You gringos may not understand this, but i do not miss the u.s.a.....I love mexico, its people and laid-back/slow pace lifestyle....That is why THE EL ACUARIO fits me perfectly---the staff is wonderful (love ya diane), location only 4 blocks from beach/makinng...

8Thank 77zeppelin
Reviewed 3 September 2012

This hotel is awesome very close to walmart el fugon rest. Nice pool very lush landscaping stores are so near by beach is about 10 minute walk all I can say is that this hotel is an hidden gem thank u so much el aquario I will be back during bpm festival to dj see you then 2013

1Thank Marty604
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 26 August 2012

This hotel is a bit out of the of 5th avenue. It took me about 15 minutes to walk up to 5th. I would recommend this hotel to no frills travellers, for the accomendations are basic. It has a nice Mexican feel, and its tucked away from the noised. It close to cheap Mexican restaurants and food carts. It's a...

5Thank Jasmin T
Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
Reviewed 26 July 2012

I stayed at El Acuario Hotel for 2 weeks in Feb/Mar of this year. The only "con" of the hotel is that there are no safes in the rooms or at reception. Though I had nothing go missing, it would have been nice to have some where to put my extra spending money right after going to the bank. Pros:...

3Thank wolfpf

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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, kitchenette (sink, fridge, electric grill, microwave oven, kitchenware and dishes), 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, bicycle and car rentals. We look forward to receiving you!!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Acuario Hotel

Address: Av. 25 Norte entre 2 y 4 Norte Col. Centro, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: ₹ 3,082 - ₹ 5,522 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Acuario Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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Also Known As:
El Acuario Hotel Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen
Hotel Style:
#10 Best Value Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#50 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#52 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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“All rooms are excellent”
jackiegeady, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get one on the first floor with a balcony.”
513KenH, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Less sun on the bottom floors”
169lyndalh, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We stayed downstairs and it was quiet.”
CristinaML2014, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Common, comfortable, Clean. Many accommodations close by. Very kind, caring and accommodating staff. We loved our stay!!”
YucatanTravelor, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
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