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Villa Herencia

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23 Caleta las Monjas St, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Austin, Texas
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102 reviews 102 reviews
49 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An interesting place. Our room had no window, was in the Spanish Colonial style (in fact it was probably built IN the Spanish colonial period!), and you can't ask for a greater location, in the heart of Old San Juan near the cathedral. That said the room was tiny, without space to even store our suitcases. Limited storage for clothes... More 

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Stafford, NJ
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel B&B was not what I expected. I was pleased with the room and roof top terrace with the claw footed bath tubs to cool off after a hot PR sun. The breakfast was enough to get you started but not a full meal. My complaint no hot water, with that being said the water was cool in the... More 

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Tyler, Texas
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54 reviews 54 reviews
29 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night last week prior to a cruise and absolutely fell in love with this place. It is located in the heart of Old Town and within walking distance to everything. Upon arrival I was greated by Natalia who was absolutely the best host you could possibly meet. She was so thoughtful and helped make my stay most enjoyable... More 

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Joyce O, Manager at Villa Herencia, responded to this review

Dear Larry, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! Natalia is very happy to hear your great comments and Management is also very proud of her and our entire team. It is true you will find kindness and good company everywhere here but you will find a true hospitable experience a the Villa Herencia. Tip: 2 or 3 night... More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Villa Herencia in March for two nights and simply loved it! It was very hard to leave such a beautiful inn with charm at every turn and is so beautiful. The rooms are a bit small and decorated in a lovely way. The property is over three hundred years old and an old convent - so... More 

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Joyce O, Manager at Villa Herencia, responded to this review

Dear Heather, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We absolutely loved your company and talking to you and your family. We are quaint and very personable to every guest with our genuine recommendations about local happenings and places. It is perfectly safe to go out and wander on your own, taking adventures where you least expect it. Everyone... More 

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

I am writing this review a little late but I think it deserves the rating. Hotel Villa Herencia is located in Old San Juan in a fantastic location! Here, you are in walking distance to El Convento, the San Juan National Historic Sites, the ocean... This quaint B&B is right in the middle of where all the restaurants and boutiques... More 

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Joyce O, Manager at Villa Herencia, responded to this review

Hello Jen, Thank you so much for your fabulous review! I see you have not forgotten about us and we thank you deeply for keeping us in your memories. We hope you visit us again as this year is of major improvements we will be installing a Jacuzzi y late 2015, a terrace WC, and as of right now we... More 

Indianapolis
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This small hotel is the perfect place to stay in Old San Juan. It is a historic building with the ambience of hisory and culture of the old city, set off by touches of modern elegance. It is very comfortable, and has a delightfull roof top garden. The Hotel is very covenient to all the sights of Old san Juan.... More 

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Joyce O, Manager at Villa Herencia, responded to this review

Dear Sojourner2276, We are absolutely taken away by your review! We strive to maintain the authenticity of this XVII Century Villa while improving it with modern amenities for your comfort and enjoyment. Since we do not advertise very little people know about our existence which makes it very private. We host many family groups as the Villa has 8 rooms,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Hotel Villa Herencia is located in Old San Juan, just one block away from Cathedral of San Juan Bautista where Juan Ponce de León is buried. The hotel is spectacular. We were at room H8 an upstairs room that had a patio that conected to the terrace. Everything was excellent, the stuff was very friendly and very helpfull at recomendating... More 

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Joyce O, Manager at Villa Herencia, responded to this review

Dear Raul, Thank you so much for your fabulous review! We appreciate all our guests comments and specially those who give tips to future guests like what rooms were you favorite and what historic interests are near by. The San Juan Cathedral is the oldest church built in the entire US Territories (& and Continental US I have been told... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We just returned from a 5 night stay at Villa Herencia. We rented out most of the property on all 5 nights for the bridal party in our wedding (including ourselves, the bride and groom). Three of the nights we had the whole property. It was a perfect place to stay with our wedding being next door, and allowed our... More 

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Joyce O, Manager at Villa Herencia, responded to this review

Dear Laura, Thank you so much for rating Herencia with an excellent grade! We enjoyed having you and your family, and friends, everyone was so enjoyable and fun to talk to. We hope your entire Wedding experience in Puerto Rico was the best in this World as we have so much to offer! We have taken note of all your... More 

Dallas
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73 reviews 73 reviews
19 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My wife and I spent a night here before our trip to Culebra. It wasn't the easiest place to find and the big cab (van) from the airport couldn't drop us off in front of the hotel because the van was too big! We spent the evening on the second floor. The room was quaint Beautiful and very very clean.... More 

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Joyce O, Manager at Villa Herencia, responded to this review

Dear Cardhuneat, Thank you so much for your lovely comments on our Villa and specially about our terrace! We are always working to improve the space and now we have some gorgeous night lighting to improve the romantic mood and setting. The tubs in fact everyone uses them to refresh or relax after sun bathing for a while. After all... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

- reception was extremely attentive, with lots of advice and help - after hours service at sister hotel - wifi in the rooms - public areas are beautifully decorated - modern but true to the original building - very atmospheric and romantic - some may say the room was small but typical for a property of this type - beautiful... More 

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Joyce O, Manager at Villa Herencia, responded to this review

Dear Jo, Thank you so much for all your great descriptions, we are very thankful for everyone that visits us and specially those who take the time to leave their comments to other travelers. It is both very considerate and helpful. The overall rating of 5 stars Vs 1 star reviews really makes it for me. Sorry about the TripAdvisor... More 

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