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El Escondido Guest House

PR-957 km. 3.3 Bo. Palma Sola, Canovanas 00729, Puerto Rico
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Ranked #1 of 2 Canovanas B&B and Inns
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Paris, France
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69 reviews 69 reviews
16 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you like charming and remote places, the Escondido Guest House is for you. Imagine a luxuriant garden, a blue swimming-pool over the landscape of San Juan and surroundings... One of the great qualities of the Escondido is the cheerful attitude of the owners: they make you feel at home. A visit of the private botanical garden is possible and... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed from July 29-July 31. Beautiful property, wonderful hosts. Would certainly stay again and highly recommend to friends who want to visit Puerto Rico but be a bit in the country. Thank you Joaquin and Nike for a wonderful visit!

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elescondido, Manager at El Escondido Guest House, responded to this review

Melody, Thank you very much for the nice review. We're glad you and Eric had a good time while staying with us and hope to see you again! Scott, Joaquin and Nike More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hosts felt like family and I felt like I was home! I hope this place stays affordable and accessible to all! Sitting drinking our morning coffee, chatting for hours with Joaquin before exploring the park. Late night swim in the pool with an amazing view and exploring the gardens. This place is unique and worth the visit!

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elescondido, Manager at El Escondido Guest House, responded to this review

Jess, We're happy you enjoyed your stay at the guest house and took advantage of all we have to offer. I'm especially happy to hear of your late night swims! I always tell people the pool never closes but wonder if anyone actually uses it at night. It was a pleasure to meet you both. Thanks for the awesome review... More

San Juan, null, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An overwhelming experience from start to finish. Had a 3 day 2 night stay and wished we could have stayed longer. Beautiful surroundings and exceptional service thanks to Joaquin and Nike!! The garden tour is a must!! Very proud to have people like Joaquin and Nike representing what puertorrican hospitality is all about.

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elescondido, Owner at El Escondido Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Linell, Thanks for the compliments. We try our best to treat all our guests the way we would like to be treated. Please come see us again! Nike, Joaquin and Scott More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I stayed here after staying at a resort for a few days. Joaquin and Nike were absolutely incredible in pointing us in the right directions for things to do that were a little off the well beaten path. Our last full day there we just stayed at the Guest House because it was as nice as anywhere... More

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elescondido, Manager at El Escondido Guest House, responded to this review

Ray, So good to hear that you both enjoyed your time at El Escondido. I knew Nike and Joaquin would take excellent care of you in my absence, as they do with all our guests. Thank you for your kind words and please look us up if ever in Puerto Rico again! Scott, Joaquin and Nike. More

New York City, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This guest house is terrific. I think it could more accurately be marketed as a guesthouse with botanical gardens: one of the owners is landscape architect and has done a terrific job cultivating the gorgeous tropical garden and preserving the surrounding rainforest. Make sure you go on the garden tour while here, if offered! Otherwise the pool is really great... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So we decided to book this guest house, not on the way it looked but the immediate and personal interest the owners and hosts gave us! We were going on our honeymoon to Puerto Rico and Vieques and really had no idea what to expect. Scott and Juaquin really made our trip that much more amazing with their personal guidance.... More

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elescondido, Manager at El Escondido Guest House, responded to this review

Kat, Thanks for your incredible review! When I read comments like yours, I know we've done our job. We really do put forth the extra effort not so we get excellent ratings, but to ensure that your trip is all that it can be. The natural beauty of El Escondido and the island as a whole speaks for itself. We... More

Moscow, Russia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small guest house that was opened just 3 months ago. It is very special, private place on Puerto Rico's hills. Apart from a fantastic view of the mountains, the city is far away and the ocean, the hills around the House is a charming, ever-blooming garden, which contains a large collection of plants from different countries. This place and garden... More

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elescondido, Owner at El Escondido Guest House, responded to this review

Hola Lentchka, Muchísimas Gracias for your wonderful review! Your visit was a very special one for us and we feel very happy to have had you staying with us here at El Escondido. We enjoyed our conversation in all the interesting subjects we talked about with you guys, and the fruit and wine by the candlelight is definitely unforgettable! Receive... More

Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This place is one of the friendliest and most beautiful places that I have ever visited. If you like to experience nature and meet interesting people I'd highly recommend you stay at the El Escondido Guest House.

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elescondido, Owner at El Escondido Guest House, responded to this review

Hola Aleksandra! Thanks for your nice review. It was great having you staying with us at El Escondido. We highly enjoyed the different subjects we talked about, you are definitely one very interesting person. We wish you great success in your studies and hope to see you again in your next trip to Puerto Rico, come back soon to the... More

greenwood, sc
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stayed here 3 nights in July. The hosts, nike/joaquin, were extremely helpful and friendly. Having some authentic pr coffee overlooking the mountain is truly a treat and experience I will take with me. At night, your lulled to sleep at night by the tree frogs. The rooms are nice and clean. We went to El Yunque one of the... More

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elescondido, Owner at El Escondido Guest House, responded to this review

Hola Jake, Thanks for your nice review. We are glad to have had you guys staying here with us and we hope to see you again in your next visit to Puerto Rico. Gracias, Scott, Nike & Joaquín More

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Address: PR-957 km. 3.3 Bo. Palma Sola, Canovanas 00729, Puerto Rico
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Location: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > Canovanas
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El Escondido Guest House, our "Hidden Tropical Paradise", is a small intimately run Caribbean guest house with a European flair, set among lush tropical gardens with breathtaking views of the countryside rolling down towards the ocean. We are minutes away drive from the Rain Forest and its waterfalls higher up the mountains and minutes away drive from the beaches down below. We are committed to ensuring your time with us is not simply a visit but a unique experience you will want to repeat again and again... Come relax, stay a while ...let us share, enjoy and explore our lovely Puerto Rico. We have 5 Bedrooms with private bathrooms, ceiling fans, AC, TV-DVD and small cooler: 4 rooms in the main building and 1 cabana room by the pool. ... more   less 
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