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82 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

First of all you should note that this is not a hotel. Cons: 1.Common pools, are dirty. 2. No restaurants. 3. Rooms need for improvement and better service (pools are dirty, no ammenities, is not clean, toilet seat is black, air conditioner eas not working well). 4. Surroundings are dirty. Full of Mangos rotten in the floor. 5. No dish... More 

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3 Thank Alexbell19
wohlsein, General Manager at Horned Dorset Primavera, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I read your review over and over to understand your comments and think that perhaps you stayed in the Condos next to the Horned Dorset Primavera Hotel having the same name as us, many years ago it was managed by us ( not the last three years). we have amenities in our suites, the most suites are less... More 

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

This place is fantastic, the type of place movie stars stay (and one was while we were there). Only 17 rooms and very private and peaceful. The attention to detail in the rooms will keep you busy enjoying the architecture and furniture for hours. All of it imported, most hand made from Morocco and Thailand. Most rooms have their own... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

This hotel is enchanting in every way. The property is right in the water with a private beach, with only 17 rooms. The views from most rooms is amazing. The Mediterranean architecture and feel is very authentic, and the attention to detail will keep you discovering little gems, like the sea shells used on the bed post ties, the hand... More 

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Thank Ben S
wohlsein, General Manager at Horned Dorset Primavera, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share with us your experience at the hotel on your recent trip to our shores. It is so good to hear that you and so many others guests enjoy the old world hospitality and exotic suites . needless to say , we are proud to be one of the remaining small... More 

Upper Saddle River, New Jersey
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101 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

We love experiences where the hotel is not your typical cookie cutter hotel due to the fact I travel on business 150 nights a year. Horned Dorset Is just that. Sure it needs to be renovated, cleaned up on the outside but once you arrive at your villa, you become totally emerged in it. You have your own terrace with... More 

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Thank oneLmichele1111
wohlsein, General Manager at Horned Dorset Primavera, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time and let us know about your experience and observations at the hotel during your stay and positive comments. Dispite the ups and downs in our Economy here and abroad we are working to improve the quality of the hotel ..poco a poco.. and are proud to be the only small... More 

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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

The most amazing room I have ever had! I've seen some really nice rooms in other places Mexico,Dominican etc. but non compare to this room. You truly feel like your a king. Wake up to the ocean with an amazing view. If the sea is to choppy then stay in your own private balcony pool. Privacy is perfect. Truly a... More 

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1 Thank Dannymundo
wohlsein, General Manager at Horned Dorset Primavera, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank ou for taking the time to tell us about your stay with us and I was very pleased that you loved your accommodations and please rest assured we will address the points mentioned by you to improve the overall experience being a guest here. We are working on our foos and beverage department and will open in... More 

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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

We went for our anniversary, I have to say the place is perfect to reconnect with you partner, the rooms are amazing and very comfy. The private pool with ocean view is spectacular ! The staff is very nice!! The management need to be in the top of detail of repair and maintenance. I would recommend bring snack and drink... More 

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wohlsein, General Manager at Horned Dorset Primavera, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent stay with us and thank you for your comments. It was great having you here and we look forward seeing you back again. Best wishes Wilhelm Sack General Manager More 

New Jersey
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32 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

The reason for 3 stars is the location and beauty but you have to overlook an awful lot. The rooms are beautiful, with exquisite woodwork, chandeliers and shower, and bed. But the entire property needs TLC. They are understaffed and it shows. Plainly stated - it's not being maintained, including not doing anything regarding mosquitoes. They have a lot of... More 

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2 Thank G R
wohlsein, General Manager at Horned Dorset Primavera, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to respond and I was pleased to read that you liked the suites and bathrooms ( (2, as each suite has two). During certain time of the year the weather can be uncertain , for sure this year, and needless to say , it would effect the 3 acres of land around... More 

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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

I loved the outdoors, grounds we're beautifully kept. I liked the beach/ocean, Not much of a beach but they have managed to keep it simple and clean. We didn't get an ocean view villa which was ok for us since we're locals. Villa was astounding, bed was to die for!!! Stand alone tub was relaxing, very hot water, thank God!... More 

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Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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38 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

It is so sad to see what this hotel has become. A change in administration should be made soon. So dilapidated. You can actually sense the disdain. Even replacing a light bulb seems to be hard. The room service staff- oh Lord. If you think you won't see or hear them, good luck with that! They yell and scream at... More 

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2 Thank Gabche
wohlsein, General Manager at Horned Dorset Primavera, responded to this review

Good day I was kind of sad as well reading your reviews, we were not quite right for you then , however, I would love to see you here and as you live in Mayaguez next town to us I would love to have you here to experience our hotel as our guest. In July 2016 we will open our... More 

Harrogate, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

We stayed at the Horned Dorset Primavera over New Year and we paid a premium which we expected at this time of the year-- but in this case it was not good enough to the point where we got very annoyed. At $970 a night plus taxes it should have been excellent-- the location is beautiful but the hotel isn't... More 

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10 Thank vicaragegirl
wohlsein, General Manager at Horned Dorset Primavera, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments and remember you well as I had a chance to talk to you a few times during your brief stay. I apologize and truly sorry that you felt disappointed , and will work on the issues you commented on, I do recall that you joined other hotel guests for the New Years Eve... More 

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Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Horned Dorset Primavera is a small luxury hotel located in northwestern Puerto Rico, two miles from the town of Rincon. It is set among rolling hills at the edge of the beautiful Caribbean Sea and is known for reserved European service executed in an atmosphere unique in Puerto Rico and the award-winning Restaurant Aaron. The hotel is a member of Relais & Chateaux. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Horned Dorset Primavera

Address: Apartado 1132, Rincon 00677-1132, Puerto Rico
Region: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > Rincon
Price Range: $631 - $1,208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Horned Dorset Primavera 4*
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Horned Dorset Primavera Rincon
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Ocean rooms are the best for me but they are all equally gorgeous!”
 of 5 bubbles samanthaa426, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 19 is a bit pricey but magical - and huge. 2,600 square feet!”
 of 5 bubbles side241, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We loved the Ocean front.”
  • Our villa
  • View from our villa.
 of 5 bubbles oneLmichele1111, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“If you are going to stay get an Oceanside room, but the hotel undergoes a major change I would negotiate a majorly reduced rate.”
 of 5 bubbles surfntan, 29 Jun 2015 | Read review
“The pools differ in sizes. I loved mine in #16.”
 of 5 bubbles JCS419, 12 Aug 2014 | Read review
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