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Hotel Plaza De Armas Old San Juan

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AMARILLO
Reviewed 6 February 2015

We decided to book in Old San Juan and glad we did. We arrived late and were greeted by Pablo who was extremely helpful and fun. The motel is old so we new not to expect greatness but was surprised how updated it was except the tiny elevator which was so cute. Tile floor, modern bathrooms, TV with English channels,...

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Hutchinson, Minnesota
Reviewed 6 February 2015

Location is pretty central to most sites, but it is too far to walk from this hotel to the cruise ship ports (although a taxi stand is right outside). $23 to get to the port. Free shuttle bus stops in front of the hotel, although this trolley-type bus is not designed to haul your luggage (rather, it will tour the...

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Reviewed 5 February 2015

We got dropped off by our taxi from our flight. We were told we couldn't have the room we booked and if we wanted a room, had to pay an additional $60 or leave. We had no choice at 7 PM on a Saturday, but to pay. When we got to our "room" we could barely fit in it. Woke...

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Luis G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Plaza De Armas Old San Juan, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your impression about your recent stay at Old San Juan. We are deeply sorry your stay was not as pleasant as you expect, but allow to clarify a couple of points for the benefit of our future guests. 1.- You were the only responsible for the category of room you booked. In...

Reviewed 3 February 2015 via mobile

Louis and his staff go out of their way to make sure your stay is as enjoyable as possible. The Plaza right out the front door provides spontaneous entertainment, and most sites of interest are within walking distance. By Old San Juan standards a great value

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1Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 3 February 2015

To start The location of this hotel couldn't be much better. During our visit to old San Juan we wanted to stay withing walking distance from all the restaurants, shops, and the forts to site see in old San Juan. This hotel fit the requirements we had. Parking wasn't really an issue because knowing there is limited parking availability no...

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bellwood, NE
Reviewed 2 February 2015

It was great! The hotel was very nice and clean. It had a lot of history. Lots of shops nearby. About twenty minutes from our cruise port. The only complaint would be the elevator. It was extremely slow and used the stairs instead. The people at the hotel were just great and very helpful. The local restaurants were fantastic.

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1Thank fourpetesake
Levittown, New York
Reviewed 1 February 2015

Appropriately for Old San Juan, this hotel is in an old building. But what it lacks in modern amenities it more than compensates with a great location and an extraordinary staff. From the manager (Luis Garzon) to every person at the front desk (Greisha, Sandra, and the others) to the cleaning and maintenance staff, all do all they can to...

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1Thank Daniel G
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
Reviewed 27 January 2015

This hotel is located in the heart of Old San Juan, walking distance to all historic places. The rooms are small and in average condition but clean. The only complain will be the elevator which is extremely slow, but they told us is 500 years old. For the price you can't get a better location.

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1Thank IsmaelGuaynabo_PR
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 26 January 2015

Great location, can walk to everything in Old Town. Hotel is not modern, rooms are clean but dated; has improved over the last time we were there 5-6 years ago. You'll never forget the elevator! About 20 minuets from new cruise port.

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Huntsville, Alabama
Reviewed 24 January 2015

We stayed here two different times during our trip, and I was very satisfied. We had an inner room both times, which was nice and quiet, since it was Christmas/New Years and there were lots of street activities late at night. The plaza itself was lovely, especially because it was decorated for the holidays. I cannot say enough good things...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Hotel Plaza De Armas, located in the colonial district of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Hotel Plaza De Armas is for travelers looking to be in the center of Old San Juan. Hotel Plaza de Armas is a delightfully captivating colonial style hotel in the heart of picturesque Old San Juan, a city as rich in history as it is in culture. The colonial building features its unique and renowned antique elevator true to its history. In every direction you can find world-class shopping, dining and entertainment. Our completely unique location highlights spectacular views of the Plaza De Armas and puts you mere cobblestones away from 16th century Spanish fortresses, fascinating museums and art galleries. The modest standard rooms are windowless, excellent for a good night sleep. Suites overlook the city hall and Plaza de Armas. Hotel Plaza De Armas also offers high-speed Internet access in all common areas of the property. Even though everything is at walking distance, we have a trolley stop right outside our door and a taxi line across from the hotel .We look forward to your stay at Hotel Plaza De Armas! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Plaza De Armas Old San Juan

Address: 202 Calle San Jose | Old San Juan, San Juan 00925-3510, Puerto Rico
Region: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > San Juan
Price Range: RM429 - RM822 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Plaza De Armas Old San Juan 2*
Number of rooms: 51
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Plaza De Armas
Howard Johnson San Juan
Howard Johnson Old San Juan
San Juan Howard Johnson
Hotel Style:
#13 Romantic Hotel in San Juan
#14 Family Hotel in San Juan
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“Go with ground floor so you do not have to use the elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles CX239238, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a first floor room, if available, so you don't need to take the elevator and you will get wifi!”
 of 5 bubbles janiem871, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“request room with thermostat-controlled air-conditioner”
 of 5 bubbles RobertP625, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay in lower rooms as have to take stairs to your room. The elevator sometimes do not work.”
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“it can't really get more Quiet than it was lol”
 of 5 bubbles TheGlobalGrassHopper, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
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