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The Gallery Inn

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   204 - 206 Norzagaray St | Old San Juan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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Ranked #10 of 24 San Juan B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

An unbelievable place filled with paintings. sculptures, birds, orchids, warmth and incredible charm. Felt like we were extended family who had come home to spend time with our beloved great aunt Jan and all our cousins, (the staff), in an atmosphere that is welcoming, inspiring, historic and quirky-elegant. Tremendous place - a gem !!!!!

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Hollywood, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed in Viejo San Juan in perhaps the loveliest, hippest boutique hotel of my experiences. I could walk to La Perla (the beach), and dine and drink in there boat house overlooking the sea. The dinners we're simply amazing. It's a walk through time, in any direction, to galleries and bars and churches et al. The owner is an artist... More

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Lake Worth, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is definitely a love it or hate it type of place. The owner is a sculpture artist and her work is all throughout the inn. They do happy hour at the patio area every night from 5-6:30 and offer $5.00 wine and the owner is there if you have any questions about the Inn. It's actually 6 houses... More

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Elmhurst, Ill.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply put, The Gallery Inn allows its visitors to enjoy Old San Juan the way it was meant to be enjoyed -- in a historic building with a friendly local staff and within walking distance of everything you could want to do. You can stay in a fancy resort anywhere, but if you want to experience Old San Juan at... More

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30 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Forget any preconceived notions about hotels. If you can't enjoy this place you lost your soul somewhere. A hodge podge of vastly different rooms from old houses blended together, an 80 year old hostess with a parrot on her shoulder and everywhere the busts the sculptor hostess crafts. No coffee makers in rooms. No TV. But we had a room... More

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Carrboro, North Carolina
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Gallery Inn is one of a kind, so I won't dwell on the history or architecture; you can see plenty of that in other reviews. Simply put, if you are looking for a once-in-a-lifetime experience at an extremely reasonable price, this is your place. The location in Old San Juan simply can't be beat; you can walk to everything.... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife & I celebrated 5 years together a month ago. We had 1 night at The Gallery, 3 nights in St Maarten, then a last night at the Gallery. I had lived a block away from the Gallery when she and had our first romantic days together. I explained this to the gentleman on the phone and he set... More

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New York City, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never had a better experience in a hotel of any kind - and certainly never such a unique experience! Staying at the Gallery Inn was the highlight of our trip. It was so wonderful, that we almost hated to leave the hotel at all. It is technically a hotel, but it is also an unofficial museum of art.... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

What a beautiful, cozy, warm, romantic, friendly place to stay. You have to see it to believe it! Pictures don't do it justice. It is amazingly beautiful, the courtyards, the breakfast nook, the pool, the rooftop deck, our room. I've never been anywhere else like it. It's not just the artwork, it's the beautiful plant life that really enhances your... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It was simply amazing! you're surrounded by art and parrots everywhere. It's like you went to stay at an art-gallery rather than a hotel. It makes you feel like you went back in time. The time goes more slowly there. It's almost magical :-) There is a breathtaking view of the city from the rooftop. Each room has its own... More

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Jantheartist, Owner at The Gallery Inn, responded to this review

Leslie, I thank you for your wonderfully poetic review of my home, art gallery, museum and hotel-in-one! Time does, indeed, go slower here, and perhaps may even go back in time. You've touched on everything we all try so hard to present: a welcoming, comfortable, artistic slice of gorgeous Spanish architecture and history. Yes, it is also true, that all... More

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Address: 204 - 206 Norzagaray St | Old San Juan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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Location: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > San Juan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Gallery Inn 3*
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This sprawling 22-room ocean-view boutique hotel features lush gardens, tree-shaded patios and secluded and private nooks at every turn. The Wine Deck offers breath-taking, panoramic views from the highest point in Old San Juan. The newly completed sculpture waterfall pool meanders through ancient brick passageways, past fragrant gardenias. Six active art studios and world-class piano recitals are all open to our guests. Unique, elegant and exotic: the Old World charm of The Gallery Inn. ... more   less 
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