$125 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Aug 15, 2014 Check-out: Aug 16, 2014

Acacia Boutique Hotel

3 stars
8 Taft St. San Juan, San Juan, 00911
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.8
out of 5
49 reviews
fantastic

for a small hotel this place is incredible. what they lack in the resort style accomodations they... See full review

  • apontes boy
  • Apr 14, 2014
Fantastic for a romantic getaway

Excellent and the hotel is awesome!!!!! It's was a very good experience and everything is available... See full review

  • Kuroki
  • Mar 28, 2013
Restored Spanish villa near Condado Beach with on-site restaurant

The Acacia Seaside Inn's dramatic wooden door opens to a long granite hallway lined with chic leather chairs, exotic flowers and paintings of tropical scenery. This restored Spanish villa is tucked away on a residential street with beautiful Condado Beach at the end of the block. Al fresco corridors that pass through a lush garden connect the hotel with the popular on-site restaurant, Niché. The rolling waves of Condado Beach are visible from the hot tub, rooftop terrace and some rooms. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in common areas.

Highlights
  • The golden sands of Condado Beach just footsteps away from the Acacia Seaside Inn
  • Popular Niché Restaurant is on site
  • Rooftop sundeck and whirlpool
  • Access to neighboring hotel's pool
Rooms

Sunny floral bedspreads, thick white plantation shutters and beach scene paintings greet guests in the 15 rooms at the Acacia Seaside Inn. Wicker and wrought iron headboards and furniture embellish these bright rooms. Rooms with balconies overlooking the ocean are available upon request. Washrooms are shower-only with unique tile work in earthy tones and pedestal sinks with the basins in the shape of a shell.

Features

Self parking is available for a fee at Acacia Seaside Inn.

Dining

The on-site restaurant Niché is big on ambiance and flavor. Granite walls, warm lighting and custom woodwork complements the international cuisine including dishes such as parmesan-crusted halibut and the Taste of the Island, which includes tuna tartar, mahi mahi ceviche and lobster salad. Finish up with the mango cheesecake, or a pick from the extensive cava and rum menu.

Recreation

Acacia Seaside Inn has a rooftop sun deck surrounded by lounge chairs and a large whirlpool. Condado Beach, among the island's finest, is at the end of the block. Guests also have free access to the pool and cafe bar at Acacia's sister hotel, Wind Chimes, just up the block.

Transportation
  • Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (3.8 mi/6.1 km)
Attractions
  • Museum of Art of Puerto Rico (0.5 mi/0.9 km)
  • Condado shopping district (0.9 mi/1.5 km)
  • Puerto Rico Convention Center (1.6 mi/2.6 km)
  • El Morro Fortress (3.7 mi/5.9 km)
  • Old San Juan Historical District (3.9 mi/ 6.3 km)
Business
  • High-speed Internet access
Policies & fees
  • Check-in is at sister hotel, Wind Chimes Inn, just up the block.

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

Acacia Boutique Hotel Rooms

Run of House
Most Rooms count with varied views from Garden, Courtyard or City. One full or queen bed, LED Cable TV, Direct-dial phone, Air Conditioning, wake-up calls, coffee maker, private bathroom, shower only, hair dryer (on request), Non-smoking ONLY, Daily housekeeping, iron (on request), Free Wi-Fi.
Standard Room
Room with one queen bed includes thread-count linens and overstuffed pillow shams, imported indonesian furnishings, ceiling fan, air conditioning, basic cable TV, in-room safe, direct dial phone, bathroom with shower, hair dryer(upon request), iron/ironing board (upon request), free wireless connection at common areas, wake-up call.
Deluxe Room
Room with one king bed includes thread-count linens and overstuffed pillow shams, imported indonesian furnishings, ceiling fan, air conditioning, basic cable TV, in-room safe, direct dial phone, bathroom with shower, hair dryer(upon request), iron/ironing board (upon request), free wireless connection at common areas, wake-up call.

Amenities

  • Free internet
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Pet friendly
Activities
Outdoor pool
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Laundry service
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Doctor on call
Internet
Free internet
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant
Accessible facilities
Wheel chair access
Service dogs allowed
Service animals allowed
Accessible parking
Public areas wheelchair accessible for disabled

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Hotel Map

18.4536 -66.0601
Area served
San Juan.
Nearby airports
Luis Munoz Marin International Airport - 3 miles.
Area description
The Acacia Seaside Inn is located on the east side of the residential part of the Condado area. It is literally steps away from the Condado beach. Casinos, night clubs, restaurants, pubs and cafes are all within walking distance.

Nearby points of interest

  • Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico: 0.4 mi
  • Bellas Artes: 0.7 mi
  • Ocean Park: 0.7 mi
  • Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Puerto Rico: 1 mi
  • San Juan Gate: 1.2 mi
  • Fine Arts Cinema: 1.6 mi
  • Puerto Rico Convention Center: 2.1 mi
  • Isla Verde: 2.7 mi
  • Port of San Juan: 3.3 mi
  • Castillo de San Cristobal: 3.4 mi
  • Castillo San Felipe del Morro: 3.5 mi
  • Jardin Botanico: 3.6 mi
  • Fortaleza Street: 3.7 mi
  • Plaza de Armas: 3.8 mi
  • Parque de las Palomas: 3.9 mi
  • Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico: 0.4 mi
  • Bellas Artes: 0.7 mi
  • Ocean Park: 0.7 mi
  • Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Puerto Rico: 1 mi
  • San Juan Gate: 1.2 mi
  • Fine Arts Cinema: 1.6 mi
  • Puerto Rico Convention Center: 2.1 mi
  • Isla Verde: 2.7 mi
  • Port of San Juan: 3.3 mi
  • Castillo de San Cristobal: 3.4 mi
  • Castillo San Felipe del Morro: 3.5 mi
  • Jardin Botanico: 3.6 mi
  • Fortaleza Street: 3.7 mi
  • Plaza de Armas: 3.8 mi
  • Parque de las Palomas: 3.9 mi
  • Calle del Cristo: 3.9 mi
  • Paseo de la Princesa: 3.9 mi
  • Bacardi Rum Factory: 3.9 mi
  • Museo del Nino: 3.9 mi
  • La Fortaleza - Palacio de Santa Catalina: 4 mi
  • El Viejo San Juan (Old San Juan): 4 mi
  • San Juan Cathedral (Catedral de San Juan): 4.8 mi
  • Museo de Las Americas: 5.3 mi
  • Arecibo Observatory: 46.1 mi

Dining

Niche
Restaurant Niche is a Creative Caribbean Cuisine full-service restaurant that opens for dinner Wednesday thru Saturday from 6PM to 11PM. Savor fresh Puerto Rican Tapas and ask about our nightly dinner size specials. Buen Provecho! Enjoy a truly wonderful dining experience in an atmosphere that is relaxed, yet elegant stimulating the five senses while you have a delightful dinner.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1400
Check-out:
1100

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 (49)

Ratings and reviews for Acacia Boutique Hotel

Overall score

3.8 / 5
5.01.0
49 out of 49
Amenities:
3.5
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4.2
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4.2
Value:
4

90% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Acacia Boutique Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Rohan D
Huntsville,AL
Jun 16, 2013

Decent value

Nice little boutique hotel, excellent staff. Location is away from he tourist spots, so a little quiet around here. Room sizes are small, and I do mean small. Didnt matter a lot to us, but needed to say that. Difficult to get parking, inquire in advance for a paid spot.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Review of Acacia Boutique Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Wabut
Cedar Park Texas
May 8, 2013

Beach is 82 steps away!!!

We chose this hotel because it was in the Condado area. The restaurant had very tasty food that if you wanted to go out it was a short five or six block walk. The beach was exactly 82 steps from the front door and a very beautiful beach indeed. If you stay make sure to get a room on the second floor where there is a very very huge and beautiful Jacuzzi. This staff were extremely friendly, the rooms were clean. We arrived late due to weather uat 1 AM and the sister hotel across the street checked us in and walked us to our room which was very Appreciated.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Time-saving tip: Not Applicable

The public transportation is not much to talk about, we had to catch cabs to old San Juan area. If you Take a taxi make sure to look at Zone cards that should be strapped on the back of the driver seat. The amount they charge you includes tip and luggage so do not tip again

Review of Acacia Boutique Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
mono travel man
colorado
Apr 22, 2013

nice place

Great space...just off the bee-ten path. Great beach spot.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

JAM

Review of Acacia Boutique Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Kuroki
Ponce , PR
Mar 28, 2013

Fantastic for a romantic getaway

Excellent and the hotel is awesome!!!!! It's was a very good experience and everything is available at walking distance. The service and the food exquisite.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
3
Value:
5
Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Nice and cheap

Review of Acacia Boutique Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Don Goyo
Newton, MA
Feb 24, 2013

Great Value

Great boutique hotel in Ocean Park. Steps from the beach and minutes from the airport. If you are looking for a more intimate experience of the island this is a great option.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Acacia Boutique Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Inspectormike
Northport, ME
Nov 14, 2012

Needs a little TLC

Our two night stay at Acacia Seaside was very nice after a nice 8 day cruise! The king size bed was very comfortable and the private balcony was perfect. We were just steps away from an awesome jacuzzi...unfortunately the heater & jets did not work properly. The rooftop patio was quiet and had a private shower for sunbathing. The beach area was very close by, but did not have any beach bars or areas to rent chairs. The hotel only had one old chair to use. The staff was generally friendly but exhibited some attitude. It was a short walk into the downtown area of shops & restaurants. Room (and hotel) lacked a coffee maker. Despite these few shortcomings, we would stay again...

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Tiaguana's Mexican Restaurant on Ashford St. was alot of fun! Great margaritas & food

Review of Acacia Boutique Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
gabymima
Kissimmee, Florida
Nov 5, 2012

Much needed r & r

Acacia is a quaint, clean and comfortable hotel. I enjoyed the fact that I could walk to the beach and to Ashford Avenue for shopping and dining. Hotel is situated perfectly for everything I needed. Would stay there again. Staff was friendly and helpful. The food at Niche is absolutely delish.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Acacia Boutique Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Joyce L.
Florida
Oct 1, 2012

a weekend get away

it was wonderful. The villa was super clean, cozy, nothing fancy. Our room had a balcony that you could "see" the ocean but this ugly hotel in front of us but you could still enjoy the view. The Niche Restaurant was super expensive and we only had drinks there which were excellent. The staff was wonderful. We would definitely recommend this villa.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Review of Acacia Boutique Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
johnjay1
florida
Sep 24, 2012

awesome place right on the beach

Ok, this place os perfect! Beautifiul olf building, each room has a wrap around balcony. They Have a great hot tub and friendly staff. Best of all, since this place os not a resort it os really quite and nice, no lisa around.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

Mangos!

Review of Acacia Boutique Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Shauna Irish '06
Minneapolis, MN
May 22, 2012

Beautiful Boutique Hotel

I stayed at the Acacia with two girlfriends (in our late 20's) and it was perfect for us. The room was a little small but enough room for a small spare mattress ($25 extra per night for 3rd person), and it had a wrap-around patio. It was on the best beach that we visited on the trip - mostly locals, pretty wild surf but still swimmable (no lifeguard). The Inn's jacuzzi is awesome, and the rooftop is neat for sitting and chatting, enjoying the breeze. The pool at the Wind Chimes Inn, the sister property less than a block away, is also beautiful. We didn't eat at the hotel's restaurant because it was too expensive, but the coffee in the mornings was very good. As for the service, everyone was very friendly, and one woman behind the desk in particular was extremely helpful. They will hook you up with a great tour of the rainforest or whatever you want to do, based on availability - check that out early to get the one you want! We did it last minute and still got a really great tour. I would stay here again for sure, I highly recommend it. It would be very romantic for couples. Note, however, that when you pick the type of room you want it is a "request" and not a "guarantee."

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Kamoli Cafe is a great unique spot nearby for a little thrift shopping, dining, and drinking. Their french toast with Nutella and strawberries is to die for! Ask them about cool events and nightlife happening around town.

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