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El Canario Inn

2.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   1317 Ashford Ave | Condado, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
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Ranked #15 of 24 San Juan B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014
margaret508 Nashville, Tennessee
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I had booked through a third party website one week prior to our arrival in San Juan. We were sure disappointed when we reached the hotel late in the afternoon and were told we'd been overbooked. Without even giving us an option, we were walked down the street to a very low-end, budget hotel with paper thin... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

they were having electricity problems, no air conditioner and no parking. Since it was a false advertisement we decided to inform them and stay at another hotel. We did not check in and we did not stay not even one night. They charged four nights. We made a formal claim with booking.com and with our bank

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InnontheBlueHorizon, General Manager at El Canario Inn, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Migdalia768, We thank you for taking your time and write about your experience at Canario Boutique Hotel. This review will give us the opportunity to explain to our future guest how we provided a solution to this unusual situation. The Puerto Rico Electrical Power Authority was fixing a case of electrical failure in Condado County. Usually, power failures... More

Nashville, Tennessee
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The hotel was clean; the king bed comfortable; the air conditioning and WiFi worked well. It was a good budget hotel for the money. But, the rooms are small; the bathroom needs updating; the hall carpet is shabby; you have to carry your own luggage up and down the stairs. The staff is helpful and there is always ice water... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This hotel has a great value for the location, that is a trendy part of the city with lot of night buzz. The region doesn't have too much small hotels, so if you son't want to stay in these big and sometimes expensives hotels, this is a good option. Also it is close to the port, which is good for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

maybe i'm wrong but this hotel has a great value for its location. here with the family? - it's safe enough to be comfortable here with your friends? it's comfy enough to help your stay be even more awesome. -san juan, ashford ave.. 2 thumbs up.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My husband and I booked this hotel for July 2013 to celebrate our four year anniversary. We enjoyed the fact that this hotel wasn't terribly costly and was right in the middle of the shops and restaurants in downtown San Juan. While the rooms were not super luxurious, they were clean and perfectly suited our needs. The breakfast patio and... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This small inn took me for a wonderful surprise. My initial impression of the 'too small' room was quickly dispelled by the friendly staff, attentive service, great location, and overall ambiance. This little gem has been here for many years, tucked in among the glitzy mega-hotels. While it lacks the amenities of a large hotel, I did not miss them.... More

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6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Used this hotel the night before a cruise out of San Juan and didn't want to pay "resort" prices for an 18 hour stay. The place is old and kind of run down. Wifi works well, which is the best thing you can say about it. Small, cramped rooms and the "breakfast" is a few rolls, cereal, and a pot... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The receptionist was AMAZING my friend and I didn't have a clue what to do when we were to arrive in Puerto Rico. The receptionist helped up out with EVERYTHING her name was Aida and she booked everything for us. Seriously one of the nicest most caring people I've meet while staying at the Canario boutique My best-friend and I... More

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Harrison, Maine
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Stayed 1 night after a cruise. It is located in a safe area, although I don't know why there seemed to be 2-3 police hanging out quite often. The room was adequate and clean, but nothing special. The courtyard outside was a convenient place to sit at a table and have a cocktail before heading out to dinner. The location... More

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Address: 1317 Ashford Ave | Condado, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
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Location: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > San Juan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Canario Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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