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El Canario by the Lagoon

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 27 January 2014

Like many of the reviews say, El Canario is a decent hotel and well worth the money given the location. Near the center of Condado, Condado beach, and the bridge over to OSJ, El Canario is a perfect place to stay if you're planning on seeing different sights in San Juan. This is definitely not a resort hotel though, so...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 9 January 2014

We booked AND PAID for a room with two double beds - and were given a room with just one bed. The receptionist said they were out of rooms. When we asked for a partial refund after check-out, we were told NO because we refused an "upgrade". Needless to say, we will not be back.

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DeRidder, Louisiana
Reviewed 5 January 2014

we booked this hotel over new years because of its location near the park and beach and also due to the low price for a room. we didnt plant to be in the room very much which was good because it wasnt exactly comfortable. the beds were hard and short and there was no water pressure in the shower. that...

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2Thank ArielandMax
Miami, Florida
Reviewed 2 January 2014

This hotel is a block away from the Lagoon, Ashford Ave. and La Concha Hotel. Our room had a balcony with a view to the lagoon. We walked to Ashford and enjoyed the festivities Sunday night at the park adjacent to La Concha Hotel and the beach. The front desk as well as the cleaning service were great. There is...

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3Thank mmateos
Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 26 December 2013

El Canario says it is by the lagoon. This is sort of true; it is a block away. Overall, I would not recommend staying there. The positives first - it is mostly very clean, though I did find a gob of hair on the bathroom floor. It is a few blocks from a few nice restaurants and a block from...

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2Thank TravelFoxToo
Princeton, New Jersey
Reviewed 5 December 2013

The hotel is nice with a good housekeeping service. The only problem was the parking. The sheets and the room was very clean, front desk was very helpful. They do serve breakfast from 6-10am. The view from our balcony was good. Its a cozy hotel for someone who doesn't want to pay heavy price. We planned on staying out whole...

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1Thank Sonal A
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 8 November 2013

I spent 2 nights there and everything was good.I paid like 150$ when the reality is in that area we can found hotels that the cost of one night is 150. so I think its ok. they have a/c, elevator, balcony with condado street view. (hotels, restaurant, towers). great atmosphere, lot of casino, clubs, bars,. during the day I went...

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1Thank lucas s
Lake Worth, Florida
Reviewed 5 June 2013

There is an unheard of boutique hotel which is just one block from Condado Beach and serves a daily continental breakfast. This excellent little hideaway hotel offers free Wi-Fi in public areas and rooms with air conditioning. This quaint hotel resides In Condado, Puerto Rico and was one of the most charming hotels I have ever had the pleasure of...

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Basseterre, St. Kitts
Reviewed 28 May 2013

We recently stayed at El Canario for a four (4) night and we enjoyed it. It might not of had fine amenities but its a good place for a good price. The place was very clean and you could have actually smell the cleanliness. The room was a very big room with two big beds. There was a dining area...

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2Thank Olette T
Reviewed 27 May 2013 via mobile

El Canario by the Lagoon was just fine. These bad reviews are probably from people who expect a lot of something for nothing. We came in a group of 5 split between 3 rooms. No problems at all. What I really liked about the place was that its locally owned. There is one guy at the front desk that isn't...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about El Canario by the Lagoon

Address: 4 Clemenceau Street | Condado, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
Region: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > San Juan
Price Range: $139 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Canario by the Lagoon 2.5*
Number of rooms: 44
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El Canario By The Lagoon Hotel San Juan
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#2 Best Value Hotel in San Juan
#7 On the Beach Hotel in San Juan
#12 Business Hotel in San Juan
#13 Family Hotel in San Juan
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“Book one of the rooms on the 5th floor as it comes with an extra room with a full kitchen where you can gather for meals, etc.”
 of 5 bubbles wkendwarrior61, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I requested a room facing the lagoon when I booked on Booking.com...the hotel accomodated this.”
 of 5 bubbles mollyd951, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“One side has view of lagoon. Other of a grungy parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles askmey, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Good view from room 401”
 of 5 bubbles laculebrajudy, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the front may have a view of the ocean, and some in the back may be able to see the bay.”
 of 5 bubbles bethleclerc26, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
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