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El Acuario Hotel

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Pool & Beach (58)
Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“named coco”(3 reviews)
“nice pool”(6 reviews)
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
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Kitchenette
2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location and beautiful hotel, three blocks to the beach! Walking distance to Fifth Avenue, Walmart and the ADO bus depot! Diane, the hotel manager, is quick to reply to enquiries with very detailed information. She was one of the reasons we would come back...More

Thank pentizon
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice and clean place, close to the collectivo station, 3 blocks from the main street. So the location for us was very good. And the price is cheap. We slept there for 4 nights and was very pleased.

Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Hotel: Hotel was very clean and very accommodating. Rooms are nice size and all come with a refrigerator. Very nice pool and well maintained hotel. The suite is absolutely beautiful. People. Excellent staff. Diane is great manager and her staff are very accommodating and friendly....More

1  Thank Rlm7810
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Right in the city of Playa del Carmen but once you walk into the hotel grounds you feel far away from the busy streets. It's within walking distance of pretty much everything and only about 5 blocks from the beach. Very clean and safe with...More

1  Thank jessica_steed
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent hotel. If you can and it's not booked - get the suite. They only have one but it's worth it. I loved the home away from home feel. It's not a all inclusive of course - and I've been to all of those..it's like...More

1  Thank Kelly M
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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice
2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Concierge
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Microwave
Things to do
Pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$46 - US$91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#13 Best Value Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#37 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#50 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$46 - US$91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#13 Best Value Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#37 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#50 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Traveller (187)
Room & Suite (102)
Pool & Beach (58)
Dining (3)
Amenities (28)
Family and Play Areas (8)
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lapartridge
13 December 2017|
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Response from Elacuariohtl | Property representative |
Buenos días, thank you for your message! We do have fridges both in your room and in the laundry room (where we can keep your medicin in case you arrive early on the day of your check-in, or leave late on the day of your... More
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Wallyballou
7 September 2017|
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Response from Elacuariohtl | Property representative |
Buenos días Wallyball, thank you for your message! There are many ways to come from the airport, please find several options that I usually recommend to our guests! - The ADO bus leaves every hour (every half hour on peak... More
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sknappy
4 March 2017|
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Response from Elacuariohtl | Property representative |
Buenos días Sarena, thank you very much for your message and your interest! We make our very best to keep the hotel quiet at all times and especially at night, not allowing music outside or asking our guests who would stay... More
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Room Tips
"All rooms are excellent"
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"Get one on the first floor with a balcony."
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"Less sun on the bottom floors"
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"We stayed downstairs and it was quiet."
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