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"El cuarto no estaba en buenas condiciones! Necesita una renovacion STAT! Desde la cama el baño y la puerta de entrada " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 22 Jun 2020

Hotel Description

3-star beachfront hotel near Dorado Beach

On the beach

A stay at this Dorado del Mar hotel places you within half a mile (1 km) of Dorado Del Mar and 3 miles (5 km) of Balneario Manuel Morales. Also, Ojo del Buey is within 3 miles (5 km) and Dorado Beach is within 6 miles (10 km).

Private beach, outdoor pool

A private beach, 2 restaurants, and an outdoor pool are all featured at this hotel. There's fun for all ages with a children's pool and an arcade/game room. Relax with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges and get perks like free WiFi.

Free WiFi, balconies

Featuring conveniences like microwaves and coffee/tea makers, the 116 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and TVs with cable channels. Other amenities include balconies, free local calls, and ceiling fans.

Studio Suite, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$129* Per night/room May 9 - May 10

Suite, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Aquarius Vacation Club at Dorado del Mar ratings based on 14 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.4 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Aquarius Vacation Club at Dorado del Mar

Everyone (7) Couples (1) Family (8)
1 out of 5
The pool section is very nice and good access to the beach. Totally private.. BUT.. The room was a disaster!!! A/C filter was Super dirty, inside at microwave totally rust.. We reported to the counter all this issues and get replace waiting on the manager call us?? .. But the manager of the property the name Andrew never call us to give any options of change room ect ect.. is totally a IRRESPONSIBLE.. now we know why the hotel is like that!!

Posted by on Mar 11, 2021

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1 out of 5
La habitación q nos asignaron estaba con un mal olor a humedad tuvimos q bajar a q nos la cambiaran es una lástima q tengas q pagar x un cuarto con mala asinacion cuando el hotel esta vacío los únicos inquilinos fuimos nosotros

Posted by , from Juana Diaz PR on Sep 8, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 29, 2020 by Andrews Meléndez, Front Desk Manager

Saludos Sr. Ramon Baez. Agradecemos su comentario. Lamentamos mucho la situación que le aquejó en su llegada. Nos complace saber que apesar de este incidente, su estadía no fue completamente afectada. Ya que le fue asignada otra habitación en perfectas condiciones y que cumpliera con las expectativas. Esperamos verle nuevamente en Aquarius para brindarle un servicio de excelencia y una experiencia completamente distinta.

3 out of 5
El cuarto no estaba en buenas condiciones! Necesita una renovacion STAT! Desde la cama el baño y la puerta de entrada

Posted by , from Puerto Rico on Jun 22, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 25, 2020 by Andrews Meléndez, Front Desk Manager

Saludos Ari. Agradecemos que haya compartido su opinión con nosotros. En Aquarius Resorts trabajamos arduamente para brindar un servicio de excelencia y que esté al alcance de sus expectativas. Es por eso que nos da gusto poder informarle que estamos realizando renovaciones en nuestra propiedad, para mejorar las experiencias proporcionadas a nuestros huéspedes. Lamentamos que su experiencia haya sido afectada por estas condiciones. Esperamos verle pronto para que pueda disfrutar de nuestras renovadas instalaciones y proveerle una experiencia completamente diferente.

5 out of 5
Todo muy limpio y excelente lugar, cuarto cómodo y empleados muy amables y atentos. Espero poder volver.

Posted by , from Dorado , Puerto Rico on Dec 16, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 17, 2019 by Juancarlo Matos, Front Office Manager

Saludos Ms. Sheila, Nos alegra grandemente que haya disfrutado nuestras facilidades y servicio de parte de nuestro equipo de trabajo durante el largo de su estadia. Esperamos verla pronto para poder brindarle el mismo servicio del cual pudo disfrutar. Muchas gracias por su comentario

5 out of 5
Great time. Beautiful pool and good bar. Staff great also

Posted by on Aug 20, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 21, 2019 by Laura Torres, Front Desk Manager

Thank you so much for sharing your review! We're very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and were able to relax by the pool and make the most of our facilities. We hope to welcome you back soon.

5 out of 5

Posted by on Jun 19, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 19, 2019 by Laura Torres, Front Desk Manager

Thanks for your review, we appreciate your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

1 out of 5
I didn't like anything about this place. The service was terrible. Room was dirty temperature control not workable just extremely badly experience. I will never return.

Posted by on May 25, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 27, 2019 by Laura Torres, Front Desk Manager

Greetings. We're very sorry that your stay was not up to standards. All of our rooms have functional air conditioning, however we appreciate your feedback so that we may look into making improvements. Thanks for letting us know.

3 out of 5
My wife and i been there about 4 times,,,,,because we love the place,,,,,,hotel staff , how clean it is all the time.location is so great near everything ...... only one thing we do not like is that security should not allow anybody after 11 pm. To be in the pool , they make alot of noise and people go for vacation to relax... could not sleep that much

Posted by on May 23, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 23, 2019 by Laura Torres, Front Desk Manager

Thank you for your review, we're so glad that you returned to stay another time! Your feedback is very important to us, we will be communicating your comments to our Security Department. Thanks again for choosing the Aquarius Vacation Club, we hope to welcome you back again soon!

5 out of 5
Good people and pool. Good serviceans attention. Good place to vacations

Posted by on Apr 25, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 25, 2019 by Laura Torres, Front Desk Manager

Thanks so much for sharing your review, we're happy to hear that you were pleased with your stay and our lovely facilities. We hope you come back soon, thanks again for choosing the Aquarius Vacation Club for your vacations!

3 out of 5
Was very clean but just pay extra to stay st the Embassy Suites. Not much to do in Dorado anyway

Posted by on Mar 1, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Mar 1, 2019 by Laura Torres, Front Desk Manager

Thanks for your review and feedback. We appreciate you choosing the Aquarius Vacation Club for your stay in Dorado.

About the Aquarius Vacation Club at Dorado del Mar

Location 202 Dorado Del Mar Blvd, Dorado, San Juan 00646

Property Features

Step outside to unwind on the sand beach. After a day at the beach, enjoy amenities at Aquarius Vacation Club at Dorado del Mar like an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a fitness center. There are 2 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/café. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Public spaces have free WiFi. Parking is available for a fee. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Dorado hotel.

  • 116 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • 3 buildings
  • 2 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Built in 2001
  • Coffee shop
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Game room or arcade
  • Gift shop
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • On private beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Arcade/game room
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Luis Munoz Marin Intl. Airport (SJU) (39.1 km / 24.3 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Aquarius Vacation Club at Dorado del Mar offers 116 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies. Televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony
  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan

Food & Drink

Aquarius Vacation Club at Dorado del Mar has 2 restaurants on site.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a private beach and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Cave exploring/spelunking nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Ziplining nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - midnight. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an email 72 hours before arrival with check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

This hotel’s reception is open daily from 7 AM to midnight.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7 AM - midnight.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 72 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after midnight must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an email 72 hours before arrival with check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 150.00 per stay
  • Resort fee: 8 percent of room rate

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: USD 14.56 per night
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Aquarius Vacation Club At Dorado Del Mar Beach And Golf Resort
  • Golden Sands Villas Dorado
  • Golden Sands Villas Hotel
  • Golden Sands Villas Hotel Dorado
  • Aquarius Vacation Club Dorado Mar Hotel
  • Aquarius Vacation Club Mar Hotel
  • Aquarius Vacation Club Dorado Mar
  • Aquarius Vacation Club Mar
  • Aquarius Vacation Club At Dorado Del Mar Beach And Golf Resort
  • Aquarius Vacation At Dorado
  • Aquarius Vacation Club at Dorado del Mar Hotel
  • Aquarius Vacation Club at Dorado del Mar Dorado
  • Aquarius Vacation Club at Dorado del Mar Hotel Dorado

You should know

  • Pool access available from 7 AM to 11 PM.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.