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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

I was not as overjoyed as other reviewers, primarily bc i didnt find the staff to be very warm. There are many budget hotels in TJ, but this one can be booked online and is rripadvisor-approved. Ill stay there again bc given all the foregoing, its a very easy option in TJ. WIFI 50%

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3Thank Tom E
Fremont, California
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

This place would be comparable to a Motel6 in the USA. Its not fancy and the rooms are tiny and old but not bad for the price they charge. The bathrooms look and feel newer. The shower had hot water running at a decent pressure and the staff cleans the room well. The beds are old as are the bed...

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San Francisco
Reviewed 2 January 2016

I needed one night in TJ, didn't want to be in the middle of the madness, but close/walking distance. The internet price turned out to be about $24 ($10 cheaper than the walk.in posted price. The rooms are immaculate...marble any where it could possible be put. If you don't hafta impress someone with flash, and don't need a pool, this...

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Thank Will P
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Free coffee and fruit in the morning, even free news paper. And excellent wifi in the room. Excellent location for very cheap $30 usd, this hotel is very safe and has security at night. Lots of places to eat around the hotel.

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5Thank Danniel V
Ensenada, Mexico
Reviewed 22 October 2015

For people that want to take a rest before continue the trip, or people that want just take a rest during the day, I would recommend this hotel, the price is good, the zone is quite close to the down town, it is a clean hotel, but should change the blankets for a new one, is the only thing that...

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3Thank koitoer
Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Went to Aqua Rio that I have used before with more luck.. Got to my room tonight and first took a shower which decided to be a joke.. I believe 4 of the holes in the showered was working so not a succes.. Then I wanted to relax with some tv but guess what.. Didn't work.. And the mattress are...

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5Thank kennyviese
Alb p, Manager at Aqua Rio Hotel, responded to this review

Good Evening kennyviese, On belhalf of the staff, I would like to apologize about the issues you encountered. I would like to hear from you at info@aquariohotel.com, We strive to give our best customer service, and unfortunately we didnt give you amazing service as you previous stay here. We thank you for staying with us and we have trained our...

Reviewed 21 July 2015

Spent a very quiet night in this rather basic hotel. Clean, but Spartan room with a fancy marble floor. I had ongoing issues with the remote control, but I'm sure that was operator error! The AC was top notch and the night was especially humid with a tropical storm breathing its last off shore. The night crew discretely came along...

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3Thank Storey S
Alb p, Manager at Aqua Rio Hotel, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Storey S, We are pleased to hear your stay went well, and with this humid weather you were still compturble with our AC room. We place dry mats on the outside of the room for convenience to dry your shoes or feet as you come in or out. We apreciate your hotel selection in Tijuana. We look foward...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 21 July 2015

I stayed here for four nights in july. The a/c worked perfectly although it wasn't hot enough to need it. The shower pressure is awesome with plenty of hot water. There is a pharmacy next door and tacos el gordo just down the street, easy walking distance to that, currency exchange, and Hotel Ticuan if you want a cool bar...

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8Thank LonerJoe
Alb p, Manager at Aqua Rio Hotel, responded to this review

Good Morning Mr.Joe, We are very pleased your stay was good, and that you enjoyed our AC rooms. We apreciate your preference in hotel selection. Our parking is limited but we do have more free parking in the adjacent parking lot. We can accomodate more than 25 cars per night. We have a contract with the adjacent parking lot for...

Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

This hotel is got to be one of the best budget hotels in all the city. I stay here as well as another hotel in my favorite area of the city. Well I believe the location it's not the best in the downtown area of Tijuana , you can easily take a cab to go to the mall, movie theaters,...

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6Thank Derek L
Alb p, Manager at Aqua Rio Hotel, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Derek, We appreciate your preference in Tijuana. We are pleased to hear your stay was enjoyed completely, pleased to hear you choose one of our rooms with AC. We look forward to having you in house in the near future. Thank You for your choice and Stay

los angeles
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Stayed here on June 12, 2015. I have to admit, I didn't read any reviews since it showed at the top of Tj hotels. The hotel is fine, the price is right, but I know I'am spoiled, but I need a/c.. The good news, it wasn't a very hot day that day, but I can see where it would have...

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4Thank gmon
Alb p, Manager at Aqua Rio Hotel, responded to this review

Mr Gmon, Thank You for choosing Hotel Aqua rio hotel as your Hotel preference in Tijuana. Our front desk staff did not inform you we have rooms with AC. The majority of the hotel has AC in the rooms. We apologize our staff did not offer you a room with AC. Our apologies for your inconveniences, and look forward to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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 Romantic Hotel in Tijuana
#1 Best Value 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.”
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“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
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