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El Escondido Guest House

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PR-957 km. 3.3 Bo. Palma Sola, Canovanas 00729, Puerto Rico
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We had a wonderful two day stay at the El Escondido Guest House. We were welcomed by Nike, the owner, on arrival and given a thorough explain action of how to get to El Yunque and nearby restaurants. He also provided laminated maps we could take in the car with us while exploring the surrounding area. The views and grounds... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nico and Scott and doggy Anubis (sp?) were the perfect hosts for our 2 day exploration in El Yunque and Luquillo...the property is lovely, beautiful gardens ( yay Scott!) and the views are exquisite. We got tons of great info on the trails and local restaurants, too. This oasis is small and intimate, and really fosters conversation with other guests... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had pleasant stay in El Escondido. It was great place to relax surrounded by beautiful peace full garden. One of the owners had done a really big effort for the gardening and it seemed that it will continue several years more. I hope to see that garden ones a gain how it will grow. When I mentioned peace full... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is perfect if you plan on visiting the rain forest or even Luquillo beaches. Location is ideal just on the edge the rainforest but about 30 minutes from the airport. The landscaping is gorgeous with a spectacular view of the surrounding mountains and further back, San Juan. The view from the pool is breathtaking. Please don't book here... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful stay at El Escondido! From the world's most helpful maps and tips on places to go, to delicious morning fruit and coffee, and amazing company from the hosts and other guests. It was amazing! The gardens are spectacular and we look forward to coming back!!

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The view is amazing, our room was perfect, The guys were very informative and great maps ! Breakfast was also good, lots of fruit. Solar lights were low as there had been lots of rain and not much sun

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Williamstown, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

El Escondido is a lovely, quiet, and very relaxing place. It is small and personal. The way there includes some narrow, winding roads, and the only onsite food is breakfast and snacks. But these are but minor inconveniences. The rooms and common spaces, both indoors and out, are attractive, clean, and comfortable. Owner Nike is a gracious and helpful host.... More 

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

Thank you Joan for your nice review of El Escondido. We wish we could have gotten to spend more time with you during this busy season but are happy that you took advantage of some of the many places to see nearby. Scott, Nike & Joaquin More 

Delta Junction, Alaska
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Besides the most wonderful views and ground keeping, the owners were one of the best parts. They were beyound helpful and kind. They shared the best places and gave detailed maps on how to get there. Only wish we had more time there!

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

Delaney, Thank you for the thoughtful review. We enjoyed having you and Matt with us and hope to have you back again! Scott, Nike & Joaquin More 

Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This lovely guesthouse is nestled in the hills overlooking San Juan next to El Yunque National Rain Forest. Nike was a wonderful host and we immediately felt right at home. Beautiful grounds and views. Will definitely stay here again!!!

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

Thanks Shannon! We look forward to having you both back again. Scott, Nike & Joaquin More 

New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay at El Escondido Guest House! The property is absolutely spectacular along with the unparalleled views. Our room was very clean and pretty standard but the thing that really sets this place apart is the hosts. They spent a ton of time talking us through the local attractions/restaurants, supplying us with hand drawn maps, boogie boards... More 

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

So happy you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for the compliments and hope to see you both again! Scott, Nike & Joaquin More 

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