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I usually stay in San Ysidro when I venture down to TJ but I would like to stay near the action but not right where the action is happening I would prefer a placer close enough for a walk but far enough that escorts are willing to go 

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Jefffffrey
21 minutes ago, Balto1 said:

I usually stay in San Ysidro when I venture down to TJ but I would like to stay near the action but not right where the action is happening I would prefer a placer close enough for a walk but far enough that escorts are willing to go 

Could you handle a motel 6 from 1985?  If so, Villa de Zaragoza @ around $55 or a little higher or Aqua Rio @ $35-$45 or so (smaller rooms).  If you like a nicer more modern hotel Ticuan @ $100-$125 maybe less on a weekday.  

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Balto1
2 minutes ago, Jefffffrey said:

Could you handle a motel 6 from 1985?  If so, Villa de Zaragoza @ around $55 or a little higher or Aqua Rio @ $35-$45 or so (smaller rooms).  If you like a nicer more modern hotel Ticuan @ $100-$125 maybe less on a weekday.  

Thank you which is walking distance to the zone 

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Just now, Balto1 said:

Thank you which is walking distance to the zone 

They are all close to each other and safe for the most part.  Ticuan would be a walk down well lit Revolucion the entire way. Maybe a bit safer and probably a little more than a half mile or so but a pleasant and interesting walk.  Zaragoza and aqua Rio are one street away from Revolution in opposite directions. 

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Balto1
11 minutes ago, Jefffffrey said:

They are all close to each other and safe for the most part.  Ticuan would be a walk down well lit Revolucion the entire way. Maybe a bit safer and probably a little more than a half mile or so but a pleasant and interesting walk.  Zaragoza and aqua Rio are one street away from Revolution in opposite directions. 

Great advice thanks 

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this shows the walk from villa zaragoza.  Ticuan is where the martini glass is and aqua Rio is next to tacos gordos.  One thing though.  Don't walk all the way down on Revolucion as shown.  Cut left at bar Nelson. I guess primera.  Or one block before it shows on here.

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Reuben
5 minutes ago, Jefffffrey said:

this shows the walk from villa zaragoza.  Ticuan is where the martini glass is and aqua Rio is next to tacos gordos.  One thing though.  Don't walk all the way down on Revolucion as shown.  Cut left at bar Nelson. I guess primera.  Or one block before it shows on here.

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That looks like our interactive Zona Map!  For Amigos who haven't seen it, you can find the link to it here -

 

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Balto1
14 hours ago, Jefffffrey said:

this shows the walk from villa zaragoza.  Ticuan is where the martini glass is and aqua Rio is next to tacos gordos.  One thing though.  Don't walk all the way down on Revolucion as shown.  Cut left at bar Nelson. I guess primera.  Or one block before it shows on here.

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Thank for going above and beyond

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Aqua Rio quoted me $61 Dollars a night for the weekend. Also looking for a place to stay mid Oct.

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Jefffffrey
3 hours ago, hunter16 said:

Aqua Rio quoted me $61 Dollars a night for the weekend. Also looking for a place to stay mid Oct.

Wow. Its getting more expensive to stay down there.  I assume that is for weekend?

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hunter16

Yep; I am thinking an Airbnb for the weekend and maybe Hotel Cascadas for Monday and Tuesday after. Friday and Saturday I can enjoy the tourist spots and the nightlife of TJ.

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Jefffffrey
On 9/28/2019 at 8:43 PM, Balto1 said:

I usually stay in San Ysidro when I venture down to TJ but I would like to stay near the action but not right where the action is happening I would prefer a placer close enough for a walk but far enough that escorts are willing to go 

What did you end up doing?  

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Balto1
1 hour ago, Jefffffrey said:

What did you end up doing?  

I am trying to get down there nov 9th 10th 

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I think I will be there a few days before.  Hopefully.

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I've been able to get Hotel Caesars online (Expedia or Hotels.com or others) for ~$50 per night.  It is actually a very nice hotel (for Tijuana) and right there on Revolution.  Very safe and a short walk down Revolution and then Primera to Constitution and La Zona.  

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Ticuan is a very nice place and includes a hot breakfast. Mon-Thu the rate has been $66 a night the past few times I've gone down.

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Gringo Sin Ropa
5 hours ago, Sargon said:

I've been able to get Hotel Caesars online (Expedia or Hotels.com or others) for ~$50 per night.  It is actually a very nice hotel (for Tijuana) and right there on Revolution.  Very safe and a short walk down Revolution and then Primera to Constitution and La Zona.  

How is the noise level there? I was thinking of booking there soon. 

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fmojo
2 hours ago, Gringo Sin Ropa said:

How is the noise level there? I was thinking of booking there soon. 

I have found from my past experiences that the noise level Sun-Thu is tolerable. It's usually pretty quiet on these days. However, on Fri-Sat, it's almost unbearable (at least for me) because of the disco/dance club Las Pulgas which is on the other side of the same block that the hotel is on. If I'm in Tijuana on a Fri-Sat, I'm staying at the Grand Hotel.  

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Gringo Sin Ropa
5 minutes ago, fmojo said:

I have found from my past experiences that the noise level Sun-Thu is tolerable. It's usually pretty quiet on these days. However, on Fri-Sat, it's almost unbearable (at least for me) because of the disco/dance club Las Pulgas which is on the other side of the same block that the hotel is on. If I'm in Tijuana on a Fri-Sat, I'm staying at the Grand Hotel.  

Are you talking about Ceasers or Ticuan? Ive found that at Ticuan the noise is fine as long as I ask for a quiet interior room. 

I haven't stayed at Ceasers text but Ive read online that it can be noisy due to clubs close by. 

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Reuben
On 10/9/2019 at 6:53 AM, Jefffffrey said:

Wow. Its getting more expensive to stay down there.  I assume that is for weekend?

Yeah, there is a lot of price creep going on in TJ these days.  A lot of Amigos like to use Hotels.com to book because for every ten nights you book through them, you get one free night.  You don't have to have all the bookings at the same property either.  I've gotten 52 - 60/night on weekends at Aqua Rio from there but never gotten anything less than 80/night at Ticuan.

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41 minutes ago, Gringo Sin Ropa said:

Are you talking about Ceasers or Ticuan? Ive found that at Ticuan the noise is fine as long as I ask for a quiet interior room. 

I haven't stayed at Ceasers text but Ive read online that it can be noisy due to clubs close by. 

Sorry. I was talking about Hotel Ticuan. And you are right about the interior rooms...unless you are staying next to @megustatj :D

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Sargon
4 hours ago, Gringo Sin Ropa said:

How is the noise level there? I was thinking of booking there soon. 

I have stayed at Hotel Caesar twice: once on a Thursday and once on a Saturday.  Both times I don't recall any issue with noise.  

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Gringo Sin Ropa
1 hour ago, Reuben said:

Yeah, there is a lot of price creep going on in TJ these days.  A lot of Amigos like to use Hotels.com to book because for every ten nights you book through them, you get one free night.  You don't have to have all the bookings at the same property either.  I've gotten 52 - 60/night on weekends at Aqua Rio from there but never gotten anything less than 80/night at Ticuan.

Ive gotten either $66 or 68 dollars on a weekday on hotels.com for Ticuan...but it might be because I use the app a lot and am a silver member. 

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GuntherMT
18 minutes ago, Gringo Sin Ropa said:

Ive gotten either $66 or 68 dollars on a weekday on hotels.com for Ticuan...but it might be because I use the app a lot and am a silver member. 

Keep in mind that Hotels.com doesn't include the taxes/fees in that rate.  As a gold member it's still showing $68 for a weekday, but with taxes and fees it comes to $75.70.

The same room booked on the Ticuan website for the same night is 1750 pesos which at 19:1 is $92.11.

When I was a very regular customer I discussed a discount for an extended stay and after checking with ownership she said the best she could do was 20% off, and told me straight out that with the extra 10% bonus (free night after 10 stays) on Hotels.com that she couldn't match them, although without the 'free night' included, that just barely beats the hotels.com rate after taxes.

I love Ticuan, but it's not a cheap place to stay.  My next visit I've already booked a room at Aqua Rio to give them a try as it's pretty close and when an amigo showed me their rooms it looked pretty good.  My only question there is parking, but this visit I should be arriving pretty early and on a weekday so I should be fine.  Worst case I dump my baggage and park at Ticuan for 35 pesos per day or whatever their current fee is.

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Gringo Sin Ropa
3 minutes ago, GuntherMT said:

Worst case I dump my baggage and park at Ticuan for 35 pesos per day or whatever their current fee is.

Yes, I forgot about the taxes...and they seem to not be the same percentage at all properies either :bald_head:.

I always park at Ticuan, it seems like the safest place to park and I can enjoy TJ and relax a lot better knowing my car is in a relatively safe place. When I stayed at Aqua Rio a couple months ago I just parked at Ticuan and walked the block or so to Aqua Rio, which was uphill but fine.

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