$239 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Mar 22, 2015 Check-out: Mar 25, 2015

El San Juan Resort and Casino

4 stars
6063 Isla Verde Avenue, Carolina, 00979
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.7
out of 5
396 reviews
Quick Trip

My friend and I decided to take a quick 2 day getaway to PR and this hotel was the nicest in the... See full review

  • Nahree F.
  • Feb 10, 2015
Awesome Getaway

Needed a little alone time and the scenery was great. Loved loved loved the swim bar. Staff was... See full review

  • JazznH
  • Feb 4, 2015
A dazzling beachfront accommodation with breathtaking ocean views, the El San Juan Resort and Casino is a top choice for visitors looking to dive deep into what Puerto Rico has to offer. Perched on the beach in San Juan's Isla Verde district, the resort boasts aptly-named Fantasy and Olympic pools for all guests to enjoy. Meat Market Miami is a fresh take on the steakhouse, and just one of nine award-winning restaurants to enjoy on-site. When night falls, try your luck in the casino or grab a drink in the Lobby. Take it easy the day after at the Edouard de Paris Spa, and try out a uniquely refreshing Mojito Massage.
Key facts
  • On-site casino
  • 3 pools, including an Olympic-sized and Fantasy Pool Area
  • Direct access beach with cabanas, beach chairs and towel service
  • Selection of 15 lounges, bars and nightclubs
  • 9 restaurants: Meat Market Miami, Brother Jimmy's BBQ, KOCO, Yamato, La Piccola Fontana, La Terraza, Galeria Trattoria, Aquaire, and Encanto Beach Club & Grill
  • 24-hour on-site fitness center
  • On-site spa and salon
Neighborhood
Conveniently located just a five-minute drive from Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (SJU), the resort lies close to the heart of San Juan. Travel back to colonial times on a tour of the San Felipe del Morro and San Cristobal forts, or enjoy the art exhibitions at both the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico and Museo de Arte Contemporaneo. Explore the caves at Camuy River Cave Park, admire the lush plants and animal life of the El Yunque Rain Forest, or paddle a kayak through the illuminated waters of Bioluminescent Bay.
Hints and tips
When booking your room, ask for one that is higher up for a better view, or get one of the beach-side rooms to enjoy ocean sounds.

Treat yourself to a poolside massage for a thoroughly relaxing experience.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

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El San Juan Resort and Casino Rooms

City Vista
Relax in 351 square feet of elegant space consist of Comfortable King bed or two double beds. Located on the lower floors of our main building, these delightful accommodations overlook Isla Verde and include: WiFi internet access and fax and modem capability; flat screen TV with in room movies; iHome Station including alarm clock; including dual-lines telephones with voicemail; hair dryer, iron and ironing board, to look your best for a business meeting or a night on the town; sensor activated a/c; individually controlled temperature; In-room digital safe, providing extra security for valuables and piece of mind for you; and Glass-side table and comfortable chair.
Vista
Enjoy luxurious accommodations in our 351 - 416 square feet consist of comfortable King bed or two double beds. Overlooking our tropical pools or the beautiful city of San Juan, these accommodations feature: Views of the pool and the city of San Juan; Wi Fi internet access and fax and modem capability; flat screen TV with in room movies; iHome Station including alarm clock ; dual-lines telephones with voicemail, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, to look your best for a business meeting or a night on the town; sensor activated a/c; individually controlled temperature;and In-room digital safe, providing extra security for valuables and piece of mind for you.
Ocean Villas
Overlooking the rolling Atlantic Ocean, our 525 - 645 square feet Caribbean-style ocean-front lanais are located in a two-story building with a private pool. Relax in king or double bedded rooms, offering tile floors, a sitting area, Jacuzzi bath, separate glass enclosed shower and double sinks. Each Ocean Villa is appointed with an array of convenient amenities, including: Jacuzzi bath, separate glass-enclosed shower, double sinks, high-speed internet access , cable TV, two dual -lines phones, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, In-room digital safe and sofa bed. All non smoking rooms.
Junior Suite
Our spacious Junior Suites with a comfortable king bed since side table and sofa offering view of bustling San Juan. Located in the main building with Wi Fi internet access, flat screen TV, iHome station including alarm clock, dual-lines phones, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, sensor activated a/c; individually controlled temperature, In-room digital safe and oversized and workstation and chair. All non smoking rooms.
Garden Lanais
These delightful 448-square-foot accommodations consist of a king bed or two double beds, these rooms allow you to step out onto your private balcony and enjoy the stunning views of tropical gardens and pools. Enjoy modern comfort with walk-in closets, ergonomically designed work stations and luxury amenities including: High-speed Internet access and fax and modem capability; entertainment center, with TV, VCR and stereo; ceiling fan, to enhance your comfort and the tropical atmosphere; dual-line telephones with voicemail; double sinks; Iron and ironing board, to look your best for a business meeting or a night on the town; In-room safe, providing extra security for valuables and piece of mind for you; sofa bed, glass-side table, and comfortable chair.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Casino
Spa
Night club
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
Childcare Service
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Barber/Beauty shop
Conference facilities
Doctor on call
Gift shop
Internet
WiFi
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant
Accessible facilities
Service dogs allowed
Accessible parking
Public areas wheelchair accessible for disabled

Dining

KOCO
The most exciting and exotic new restaurant experience in San Juan, KOCO is a modern Caribbean Restaurant, Rum Bar and Lounge found at the posh El San Juan Hotel & Casino. Cuisine and decor reflect sexy, natural blends of Caribbean and Latin fusion, complemented by a chic yet tropical modern, relaxing and fun dining experience. Caribbean food is given an exciting modern twist by Chef extraordinaire Hector Crespo. Open daily from 6:00pm.
Yamato
Considered San Juan's finest Oriental restaurant, featuring a sushi bar and an authentic teppan-yaki table. Open daily for lunch and dinner.
La Piccola Fontana
Presenting fine Northern Italian cuisine in an exquisitely appointed, elegant ambiance. Fine dining experience opens daily for dinner at 6:00pm.
Brother Jimmy's BBQ
Discover Puerto Rico's highest-energy indoor and outdoor party scene at Brother Jimmy's BBQ. This 8,000-square-foot sports bar and grill infuses the island with unprecedented culinary and entertainment experiences. Sit outside at picnic tables as you watch sporting events or movies on the outdoor deck's massive 25' x 25' flat screen television. Knock back a margarita or glass of Trash Can Punch at the Swamp Water Cocktail Bar. Or, chow down on Head Chef Ernie Reyes' rich Southern delicacies, served within a playful atmosphere of vintage license plates, college pennants, and classic roadster hubcaps. A remarkable combination of down-home Southern merriment and state-of-the-art technology, this rooftop lounge is set to redefine the parameters of San Juan's social scene. Open Monday thru Saturday from 4pm to midnight and Sunday from 1pm to midnight.
Galeria Trattoria
Pizza, salads, sandwiches and gelatos plus a local daily dish. Open for lunch, dinner and late nighters.
La Terraza
Casual-elegant dining serving buffet breakfast offered in a breezy tropical setting, overlooking the pool, tropical gardens, and Isla Verde beachfront. Open daily from 6:00-11:00am.
Acquaire
Pool side bar for great tropical blends to cool off while sunbathing at the pool.
Encanto Grill
Located at the Encanto Pool Complex open daily for lunch at the pool area. Best burgers in town.
Starbucks
Offers a variety of coffee, pastries and gourmet sandwiches. Two on-site locations, open daily.
In Room Dining
Delivering freshly prepared fare to your door, day or night. Open daily 6:00am - 11pm

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
3:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (396)

Ratings and reviews for El San Juan Resort and Casino

Overall score

3.7 / 5
5.01.0
396 out of 396
Amenities:
3.9
Cleanliness:
3.8
Hotel staff:
3.9
Comfort:
3.9
Location:
4.2
Value:
3.5

76% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Samantha H.
Business
N/A
Feb 20, 2015

Me-vacation

Took myself on a me-vacation. Everyone was very friendly and there were lots of things to do. Definitely plan on returning!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Nahree F.
Business
N/A
Feb 10, 2015

Quick Trip

My friend and I decided to take a quick 2 day getaway to PR and this hotel was the nicest in the area. It had a mini casino, Starbucks, restaraunts, shopping, and the hottest club in the area all on the main floor level. The hotel itself was very clean and tidy in addition to the staff always being available and helpful they provided us with a late check-out with no charge and held our bags until we left for our flight. We enjoyed this hotel and its views and not to mention their nice pools and beachfront location.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
SC.557
Business
Lombard
Feb 4, 2015

Awesome short getaway!

I thought the hotel was in an awesome location. They had two different pools that always seemed to be busy and the beach was a lot of fun. The staff will take the beach chairs where ever you want on the beach everyday. I loved the bars inside the hotel. There was always something going on. A couple of the locals said that the bars at this hotel was the place to be at night. I thought the bed was comfortable. The rooms needed a bit of an update but it didn't entirely matter since we were not in them much. Great time!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
JazznH
Business
N/A
Feb 4, 2015

Awesome Getaway

Needed a little alone time and the scenery was great. Loved loved loved the swim bar. Staff was very friendly and attentive.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Shenelle B.
Business
Auburn
Jan 25, 2015

Girls Trip

We really liked the hotel...and the nightclub was a plus...enjoyed just about everything the hotel had to offer...

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
jerrey l.
Business
NEW ALBANY
Jan 21, 2015

poor customer service on all levels

all the hotel staff are very snotty. the rooms are in need of repair...the only way to get a lounge chair at the pool or beach is to pay at least 10.00 per chair each day or no one will assist you. the gym equiptment is both outdated and in poor working order. not a 4 star hotel...next time back to the Ritz Carlton

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

eat at Zest in the Water Beach Club Hotel..The food is the best

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Jeff S.
Business
N/A
Dec 29, 2014

Great trip

Hotel was really good. Location is perfect and the beach is perfect. Casino is nice and resturants are really good.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Single American Woman
Business
Atlanta Ga
Dec 1, 2014

Good hotel near the airport.

The hotel was nice. Rooms were a bit smelly (mold), but otherwise okay.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of El San Juan Resort and Casino

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
MDOBGYN
Business
Long Island, NY
Dec 1, 2014

Great location, fantastic staff

Just got back from a week at El San Juan with my family. The hotel staff did everything they could to make it a wonderful experience. The restaurants were very good, soma a bit pricey, but worth it. Beautiful beach and pool area. The rooms need some updating and the bathrooms are too small. Had a great time in the evenings, always something going on. Not the place to go if you want peace and quiet. Overall great value, with a renovation to the property it could easily be a 5* property.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: In Hotel

Miami Meat Market was fantastic

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Review of El San Juan Resort and Casino

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
V and D
Business
Aventura, Florida
Nov 30, 2014

11/25/2014

Spent Thanksgiving Holiday at El San Juan Hotel...perfect vacation! The hotel was beautiful and everyone was wonderful.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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