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La Quinta, California
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Clean rooms, friendly staff and ample parking which is tough to find without paying a premium in SAN Diego! Air conditioner kept room cool and everything was functional and in good working order. Our two night stay was relaxing and enjoyable!

1Thank mckbarneson
GuestRelationsDept, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Aqua Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time providing us with your kind review. We are so glad your stay was relaxing and enjoyable and hope to be able to accommodate you again soon!

Avondale, Arizona
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I love the bathroom, the windows, the view from the second floor. I love the size of the tv & how many channels I can watch. The problems were the pillows & the bed. It could've been more softer, but I did get enough sleep from the room. Also, I love the mini fridge & the microwave.

1Thank rainetl
GuestRelationsDept, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Aqua Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your kind thoughts on our hotel. I am glad to hear you enjoyed the room, the view, and the TV with so many channels. I wish the bed was more to your liking. Many of our guests think they’re "just right." We thank you for your patronage and hope to see you...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This boutique hotel was clean and in a good location for us but the rooms are super small and not very quiet. Though we were out all day and just stayed one night, we could hear neighbors, people upstairs and people outside; obviously isn't too well insulated. The room did not have enough space to move on both sides of...

1Thank travelnfeet
GuestRelationsDept, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Aqua Mar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed the location and the cleanliness of your room. Our staff works very hard to ensure our guests satisfaction, so it is nice to receive the positive feedback that we can share with the team. Our rooms are a bit on the cozy side when they have two...

Barstow, California
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Front Desk was polite and courteous Rooms and beds were clean Location was perfect. Middle point to Sea Port Village & Gaslamp District, Sea World & Old Town. Good freeway access to both the 5 and the 8 freeways We would definitely stay here again and recommend to our friends and family

1Thank littleloca78
GuestRelationsDept, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Aqua Mar, responded to this review

Thank your for providing us with your "Four Star" review. We are proud of our courteous front desk team! They will be happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to having you and your family and friends over soon!

Innisfail, Canada
Reviewed 14 September 2016

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...

1Thank xoxbrandiexox
GuestRelationsDept, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Aqua Mar, responded to this review

Dear guest, It appears our accommodations missed the mark on providing you the level of comfort you were seeking. We thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. We appreciate your comments and will share these with the team so that we can continue to improve our services. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed our awesome staff...

Reviewed 27 August 2016

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...

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

Thank you so much for your "Five Star" review. Our team works very hard to ensure we provide a clean and comfortable place for our guests. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and will be sure to inspire our team members to continue in their efforts. We look forward to having you back again soon!

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Reviewed 25 August 2016

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...

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience at the Hotel Aqua Mar. We love our team members, and they really appreciate knowing they have satisfied another guest! We agree with you that the Aqua Mar is the "nicest place for the money around here!" We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 20 August 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...

Thank cindeejaan
Dallastown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 August 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!

Thank christopherdcouch
Anaheim, California
Reviewed 10 August 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 &...

Thank hollieeeday

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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)
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $92 - $232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Aqua Mar 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Sun Harbor Hotel San Diego
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#20 Best Value Hotel in San Diego
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“Toilet paper holder needs to be moved or a different type because the toilet paper kept falling off and rolling behind the toilet. Room needs a blow dryer.maybe a hook on the back of the door for wet towels. Room was clean, great tv and internet service.”
 of 5 bubbles mckbarneson, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I got room 102 which is on the south side (it's a handicapped access room so there is a bit of more room in the bathroom).”
  • Groovy lamp (and queen size bed).
  • The shower in room 102.
  • Room corner (with new modern furniture).
 of 5 bubbles 505oscarf, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“One of the towels in our room had dirt marks/streaks on it. I don't know if it was put there by accident but it made my husband not want to use their other towels. ”
 of 5 bubbles cindeejaan, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Phones would be nice. ”
 of 5 bubbles robertsanchez75, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Second floor”
 of 5 bubbles 224aimeeb, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
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