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Sandy Beach Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4 Condado Avenue | Condado, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico (Formerly El Canario by the Sea)
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Ranked #35 of 47 Hotels in San Juan
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Toronto
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 1 night before a cruise and it was fine. The building is older and not upgraded. It has fresh paint and staff was hospitable. The location is on the beach and just off a busy strip of good restaurants. For the price we were happy with this hotel.

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Union City, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The new owners are trying to improve a 1950's shell where the rooms are too small with no view. They have made improvements to the quality of the beds, furniture and decor. Bed is comfortable, furniture updated and the shower adequate. Rooms are clean - towels could do with renewal and better laundry. Breakfast is barely adequate and euphemistically called... More 

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Ajax, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent the night before we leave on cruise. Arrived late and checked in. The hotel is old, small and little rundown, but it was clean and bug free. Very close to the beach so we were able to spend a couple of hours there before leaving to board our ship. We were able to get some last minute supplies at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stayed for two nights, locatuin is excellent, short walk from " ALL " the hustle and Bustle of el Condado area, in other words if you are seeking peace and quiet for a ZEN like experience, definetely do not stay here. The Staff is friendly, the rooms are bare essentials type rooms, clean, kind of outdated as to decor.No amenities... More 

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Osawatomie, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

Took forever for the shower to warm up. The window barely worked. The staff was friendly. Great location. Very close to the beach, walgreens and CVS right down the street. There is only room for 5 cars to park on the street, so sometimes you had to get aggressive to get a parking spot. The other alternative was to pay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I stood in this hotel for a weekend and it was great, the room was decent nothing too fancy but clean. The breakfast is very light: toast, muffins, juice and others. Its close by to everything. I loved it next visit I want to come here, the staff was very friendly and cooperate with everything we asked for. Really loved... More 

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Seminole, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Friends told me about this hotel. Took my son here for his 18th birthday. The location is great, safe and within walking distance to everything. Hotel is nice, clean and safe. Staff is very helpful and nice. The beach is only steps away. Nice beach too. No parking here but you can park next door at the Marriott for $16... More 

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West Jordan, Utah
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Pros: right by the beach, literally steps. Reasonably priced, within walking distance to restaurants, drug store, souvenir stores, etc. Right off freeway, easy to find w/ Google maps, not far from shopping district of Old San Juan, front desk staff was helpful and courteous and about 10 minutes from the airport. Cons: older hotel, could use some updating, thin walls,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The hotel is a nice one, very close to the beach. The location is great - close to CVS & Walgreen. Walking distance to Walmart. The room was clean & nice. The staff were friendly. Stayed there for 2 nights & have no complains.

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Bristol, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I have visited the Sandy Beach Hotel on three occasions and have been quite pleased every time. All the staff we encountered were very friendly and accommodating. The hotel is steps from a nice beach, has a convenient CVS almost next door. There are about 4 free parking spots out front if you're lucky, otherwise the garage at the Marriott... More 

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Address: 4 Condado Avenue | Condado, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico (Formerly El Canario by the Sea)
Location: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > San Juan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Sandy Beach Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
El Canario By The Sea
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#11 On the Beach Hotel in San Juan

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