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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel located on corner of busy intersection made for extremely loud street noise well past 2 am. The room (2 queen beds) was VERY small, but the beds were comfortable. There was NO TELEPHONE in the room which seemed strange, so you have to go to the office for any questions or concerns.

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Hotel Aqua Mar, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to share your constructive feedback with us. Our central location in San Diego is one of the many reasons travelers are attracted to our hotel. We are sorry that this feature was the cause of loud street noise. We do provide Serenity Amenity Earplugs for all our guests to assist in getting that restful...

Irvine, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't let the outside appearances fool you. The inside is really well kept and modern looking. Everything works well with no problems. Plus it comes with a fridge and microwave. The parking situation is a bit scarce and there was a lack of large trashcan (no big deal really though), but ultimately, there was no major problems.

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Hotel Aqua Mar, responded to this review

We are grateful for you taking the time to let us know about your recent stay. It is pleasing to read that you found the inside of our hotel to be modern and comfortable. We do apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced due to our parking availability. Next time, please be sure to request assistance from our friendly...

Staines, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night on a stopover. The location is great for the airport and there are choice of restaurants within a 5 minute walk. The rooms are compact but well designed so you never felt like you were on top of your luggage etc. The bathroom was lovely with a fantastic shower and everything was very clean....

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Hotel Aqua Mar, responded to this review

As you mentioned, our rooms are designed with guest comfort in mind. We are thrilled you found your room provided you with the space you needed during your stay. Your high recommendation of our property is a wonderful compliment and we hope this means we will have the privilege of hosting you again in the near future. Thank you for...

Yokosuka, Japan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not a typical type of lodging choice (motel style) I would make or even prefer. However, for a quick overnight stay, the location was clean, comfortable and close to the airport. I was pleased to see the rooms seemed to be recently refurbished and felt modern. Note, there is no phone or hair dryer in the room however...

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Hotel Aqua Mar, responded to this review

Dear Amiee, We always enjoy reading reviews where we were able to pleasantly surprise our guests with an experience that they were not expecting. We are happy to know that you appreciated our recently updated accommodations and felt comfortable in our rooms. Please note for your next stay, that we do offer earplugs to help with the early morning traffic...

Nanaimo, B.C.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Checked in around 10 p.m. with a desk clerk in Jerry curls, who appeared to be channeling his inner Prince while addressing me as "Boss" several times. Whatever happened to calling middle-aged customers "Sir"? Maybe this is the hip new way of talking to strangers, but I don't like it. Then he charged me $75, PLUS A $50 DAMAGE DEPOSIT!...

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Hotel Aqua Mar, responded to this review

Comments from our guests are considered a great value as they allow us to better understand our guests. We thank you for sharing the details of your stay. Our staff aims to deliver friendly and courteous service so we apologize that you felt you were treated with anything other than respect. We will share your comments with the team to...

Pomona
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pleasantly surprise for a hotel that I've never heard of, the staff is outstanding, very attentive,they took care of my very few issues very quickly, very professional, I will recommend and will stay there again

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Hotel Aqua Mar, responded to this review

It's always great to hear we managed to exceed guest expectations. Thank you for giving us a chance and for sharing your kind thoughts with us. We are happy to hear any issue you encountered was resolved promptly and with friendly service. We look forward to your return and to delivering another great stay!

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Considering the great room rate for Point Loma, I expected ok at best. Not true. The room was clean and more than adequate. A couple of small issues upon arrival were immediately addressed and escalated as necessary by the staff in a timely manner. And the staff? Professional, but unexpectedly human and pleasant for hotel staff in a busy destination...

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FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Hotel Aqua Mar, responded to this review

We're happy to know you received a great rate which lead you to be pleasantly surprised by the property. We're quite proud of it ourselves. Our housekeeping staff works hard to ensure guests are welcomed into a clean, comfortable room upon arrival. It's good to know that any issues you had were handled by the professional front desk staff, they...

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!

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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.

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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 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...

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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...

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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
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: $94 - $257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Aqua Mar 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Why stay at a place like this?”
 of 5 bubbles garcalli, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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
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