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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

It's a dump, I don't even know where to start. Smelly rooms, stains all over, furniture in bad conditions, terrible bed. So much much better nearby for the same price or few couple extra dollars. And obviously, because of such bad conditions, Hotel only lets you book with no free cancelations.

Thank ricardoseixas
Sao Paulo, Brazil
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86 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2014

Despite it's renewed façade and lobby do not get fooled by this hotel.The rooms are terrible.Small and when you go to breakfast,after 10:00 am, dare not ask for more cheese.You'll receive a look that will knock your socks of.A pity because the location is good.Instead go to the two or three hotels nearby.The service of these are much,much better. I... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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648 reviews
139 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2013

From outside the hotel looked something like a shed. At night an illuminated sign up on the roof was turned out so I even hardly could recognize the place in the dark. As from inside the hotel was more or less in good condition. Clean and tidy. Spacious hall beside reception which served as a breakfast room in the morning.... More 

Thank Azad690
Sydney, Australia
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39 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2013 via mobile

We were basically forced to stay at this hotel as we were in punta for New Years and this was the only accommodation that we could find for a reasonable price. Well actually, it wasn't reasonable it was quite expensive but we couldn't really do much about it. The rooms wer nothing special. The bathroom is so small you had... More 

1 Thank TiMo8291
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792 reviews
173 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 322 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2013

Hotel Aquarium was one of the cheapest options I could find in Punta del Este, however as it was hot season accommodation price was not cheap at all. So I decided to spend in Punta only 1 night and continue my vacations in more affordable Piriapolis. As for hotel Aquarium, it was a decent lodging, located in central part of... More 

Thank Aleksandr550
Brampton, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 4 January 2013

Long walk from bus terminal to hotel (over 15 minutes). Room was average at best...closet door was difficult to open, the front door to room shook when others on floor opened their door. Breakfast was decent, Internet in lobby was tempermental (staff did not care to repair), hotel appeared to be in a cross-road state of being renovated.

Thank AlexC154982
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16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2012

We walked from the bus station to the hotel. It was easy to find. Great breakfast. Lots of fruit. Close to the beach and the grocery store.

2 Thank rmkelly
Toronto, Canada
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63 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2012

This hotel was very clean. AC worked well in our room, as did the fridge. Beds were comfortable and bathrooms clean. Nice selection for breakfast - including delicious pastries and fresh fruit! Negatives - a pretty far walk to any of the swimable beaches. It is very close to the coast, but the nearest beach for swimming is a pretty... More 

Thank tata54
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25 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2012

The rooms were nice, breakfast was good. The only problem we had was that WIFI didn't work on our floor, I told the staff about it but they didn't seem to care cause it still worked in the lobby. So it was inconvenient to have to go downstairs every time I wanted to check my mail for 3 days. This... More 

Thank pantera623

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  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service

Additional Information about Aquarium Hotel

Address: Calle 9 y 10, Punta del Este 0000, Uruguay
Region: Uruguay > Maldonado Department > Punta del Este
Price Range: £78 - £800 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Aquarium Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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“Ask for the freshly renewed.”
 of 5 bubbles Emilio01, 10 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Chose a higher room maybe for working internet?”
 of 5 bubbles tata54, 10 Feb 2012 | Read review
“WIFI didn't work on first floor”
 of 5 bubbles pantera623, 10 Feb 2012 | Read review
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