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Aqua Rio Hotel

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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

The staff was friendly and helpful. The room was clean. There is a Taco shop (El Gordo), within walking distance. This hotel is also .7 miles away from mercado Hidalgo. It is two blocks away also from the bus terminal that drives you back to the border. Unbeatable price if you just need a place to stay the night.

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Los Angeles County
Reviewed 21 December 2016

ooohhh..let me count the ways. I came here as I did not want to get a room for under twenty dollars as they are ones for prostitutes but did not want to pay US hotel prices so chose this one as for $30 for one person it seemed o.k.from the description, picture and reviews, what a mistake!! I can NOT...

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London
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

It's cheap and cheerful. It does what it says on the box - provides a clean bed and shower and it's in an excellent location. I'd recommend it. Good access to the carnage in the bars, if that's what you're after.

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Reviewed 20 August 2016

First, this is not a hotel, it is more like a motel the parking is in front of rooms; Last night I arrived to Tijuana and usually I book for myself in another places, but in this ocassion the company which I work for did it for me. What a surprise when I arrived, the rooms need maintenance, the bedspreads...

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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This hotel offers a lot for its price. AC, coffee and location. We used to stay at more expensive hotels, but this placed i loved. Great wifi and great service. GyZell made us feel welcome. Location is Very close to all. We stayed for 3 Days. This si the best price and we got there and saw New matreses going...

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1Thank Renni Z
La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Checked in with a service animal and payed a deposit. No damage no noise and no mess and after being assured the deposit will be returned, on check out the deposit is now a charge? Dishonesty and deception. The manager pictured threatened to call the police when I requested information on why the staff lied/misinformed me on check in. I...

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3Thank firepittoz
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 23 May 2016

This place was clean enough. First they put us in a corner room with zero windows. They switched us to the room at the end on top floor which seemed like a no brainer but then we figured it out. It seemed great at first but then discovered the tv volume ever so slowly got louder until it was unbearable...

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Thank Going22
La Paz, Mexico
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We in Tijuana to walk to the States in order to renew our Mexican visas. Stumbled upon this great little place as part of a package deal with flight on Volaris airline. Staff was helpful and friendly, the room was clean and secure, freshly painted inside and out, remodeled marble tile bathrooms, and the location was just south of the...

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1Thank majedo619
Irvine, California
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at Aqua rio, it's nice rooms are clean and have ac with few English Chanels. They have free coffee and fruit in the lobby. Good wifi, nice hotel for short stay. 5 minutes from border, taxi cost us $5 dollars. On revolution avenue in the outskirts of party alley.

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1Thank flowerfor881
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Very nice upkept hotel in centro. We arrived and were hungry, and walked over to Victorios italian recomended by the front desk. They have a bit of trouble speaking English, which i understand because we are in Mexico, not US. The room is very clean and has granite floors to a suprise, and AC for the warm weather we had...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located just off REVOLUTION AVENUE in zone centro Tijuana. Each room comes with free wifi in room, 32 inch LED TV, AC/ HEATER. There is also a desk in the room, safes are available at the front desk free of charge. Each room has a private bathroom with free toiletries. 24 hour front desk, and business center with FREE PRINTING AND COPIES in the business center. FREE 24 hr coffee and fruit in the lobby. Fruit is available from 7am-1pm. Over 50 digital channels available. A RANGE OF SHOPS AND RESTAURANTS CAN BE FOUND IN THE STREETS AROUND THE HOTEL. THE CITY'S MAIN FINANCIAL DISTRICT, XOLOS STADIUM, AND VARIOUS WELL KNOWN SHOPPING CENTER ARE WITHIN 5 minute drive, TIJUANA INTERNAGIONAL AIRPORT IS A 10 minute drive away. San Ysidro border is 5 minutes away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aqua Rio Hotel

Address: 1618 Avenida Constitucion | 9 y 10, Zona Centro, Tijuana 22000, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Norte > Tijuana
Price Range: $47 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Aqua Rio Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Tijuana
#1 Romantic Hotel in Tijuana
#4 Family Hotel in Tijuana
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“In the back building, if you choose to stay despite my review, leave if they give you one in the side wing.”
evagoblinet, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Stayed on third/ top floor.”
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“cheap rooms.”
koitoer, 21 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Second and third floor rooms have the AC, but there is no elevator”
s2reys, 21 Jul 2015 | Read review
“close to the border ($5)”
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