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    Hotel Plaza De Armas Old San Juan

    202 Calle San Jose | Old San Juan, San Juan 00925-3510, Puerto Rico
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    • Excellent27%
    • Very good37%
    • Average20%
    • Poor8%
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    “great location” (188 reviews)
    “old san juan” (460 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Multilingual Staff
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 849 reviews

    Reviewed 30 September 2017

    Hotel is located right in the heart of old San Juan. Staff is very helpful and friendly! Room was clean. It's not the Hilton, but it's also half the price. Would stay again if ever in this area. Taxis are available right in front of...More

    Thank Ed M
    Response from Tatiana A, Manager at Hotel Plaza De Armas Old San JuanResponded 6 October 2017

    Thank you for reviewing your stay with! Consider us in the future on your next visit to Puerto Rico.

    Reviewed 20 September 2017

    This hotel is in a great location in Old San Juan, which is sometimes hard to gauge before actually arriving to the city. It is right next door to the beautiful Plaza de Armas, near some great food options, and since it is relatively in...More

    Thank Kevin K
    Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

    Hotel staff was very friendly and helpful. Excellent location. However, they have several areas of opportunity: (1) the towels were so old they did not dry; (2) the bed sheet and bolster were filled with hair - from other guests; (3) the wi-fi signal in...More

    1  Thank Joel R
    Response from Tatiana A, Manager at Hotel Plaza De Armas Old San JuanResponded 18 September 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are currently taking stricter measures with our room attendants due to the amount of complaints. As for the wifi signal, we are well aware of its signal strength, for that reason it...More

    Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

    Got the room on August 20th,2017. Decided to take a nap before I kept exploring Puerto Rico. Woke up within an hour of falling asleep why? Because the bed was infested with bed bugs. I do not usually write reviews but please think twice before...More

    2  Thank taniainmaculada
    Response from Tatiana A, Manager at Hotel Plaza De Armas Old San JuanResponded 30 August 2017

    We take these situations extremely serious and we have to make sure the bugs you claim were there, were in fact still there. With that said, we are truly sorry for your experience and by no means was it a usual one. Every one of...More

    Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

    The hotel is good to spend couple of nights. It is very close to everything. The staff was very helpful, especially Pedro, who help us with everything we need, from tv set up, recommendation of eateries in the area and more.

    Thank wandavp
    Response from Tatiana A, Manager at Hotel Plaza De Armas Old San JuanResponded 18 August 2017

    Thank you for reviewing your stay with us, we are always happy to hear from satisfied customers. Consider us in the future on your next stay in Old San Juan.

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    • Free Internet
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    • US$141 - US$199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #13 Romantic Hotel in San Juan
    • #14 Family Hotel in San Juan
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • 51
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    • Also Known As
    • Howard Johnson Plaza De Armas ,
    • Howard Johnson San Juan ,
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    tinaparrotthead
    15 October 2017|
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    Response from Tatiana A | Property representative |
    We are temporarily closed until further notice, sorry for the inconvenience.
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    8 October 2017|
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    Response from Val S | Reviewed this property |
    I would suggest phoning the hotel also. I would return in a heart beat if the hotel was open. Just love Puerto Rico and Old San Juan in particular. Happy travels and best of luck. Val.
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    Karoline M
    17 May 2017|
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    Response from Tatiana A | Property representative |
    10 to 15 minutes from the airport by taxi and about 10 minutes walking distance from the ports.
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    "Ask for the king room on the second floor overlooking the street"
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    "The room I was in was very quiet. I didn't hear much noise at all. Ask for a room with a window. It does..."
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    "For cruisers, I recommend the San Juan Airport Hotel. The location is good but the people in area are not"
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