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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 #36 of 44 hotels in San Juan
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Germantown, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed at this hotel for one night pre-cruise. Room very small with what appeared to be a brand new window air conditioner. Booked 2 rooms on hotels.com, but hotel only had one room for our reservation. Hotel staff was able to give us a another room, but with two double beds rather than queen/king. Hotel staff very friendly. Great location,... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The photo shows the hotel next to a beach -- it has been photoshopped. There is a large hotel between Sandy Beach and the water. We checked in and went to our room. Very tiny -- only had room for a double bed, a kitchen chair and a small bureau with a TV -- no place to put your luggage... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was on vacation with my family for my daughter's 21st Birthday. This property is just steps from the beach. Rooms were clean and the service and hotel staff was amazing. Very helpful and friendly. There is no parking so we had to pay $18 a day to park across the street (charge was for 24hr unlimited access). This parking... More

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is in a great location, right on the beach and close to a bunch of restaurants and shops. It is also only a 5 to 10 minute cab ride (you could walk but it involves going through an underpass which I didn't feel comfortable doing at night) from La Placita de Santurce, a lively place full of bars... More

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Hotel and had a pleasant stay, the double rooms are just the right size, and it was very close to the beach which we really enjoyed we stayed 2 days we had 8 rooms total they were able to provide what we needed we had room service everyday clean rooms and towels there was air conditioning... More

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Waterbury
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here on 3/16 with my family. The place is filthy at best. The floor has never seen a broom or mop i refused to walk on the floor or shower without my flip flops, the bathroom was disgusting the handle for the shower was dirty, sink had soap scum and rust stains, the furniture has never been dusted, the... More

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Milwaukee, WI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 5 days in February. The location is perfect. Steps from the beach, a block from Condado Ave and a short bus/cab ride away from Old San Juan. Our room was small but had everything we needed. The room was clean, but the bathroom could have been cleaner. I actually bought a sponge at the Walgreens down... More

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Mississauga, Canada
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is right on the beach, with a string of shops and restaurants around the block. About 20 mins taxi ride to the airport. Staff is nice and friendly, and didn't mind us checking in or out late. Overall, good experience. Would recommend for a short stay.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Good location, close to beach and only about $20 taxi ride from airport. Close to car rentals. Our room was not on the same side as the disco next door. I think it would be very loud if it were. The breakfast is not worth talking about. We basically passed on it and went to the grocery store to pick... More

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014 via mobile

Hotel was misrepresented. There's no pool even though there was a picture of one on the site. Turns out to be Marriot' s pool next door. Rooms were extremely basic, we had to change rooms initially because the hot water did not work and there was no phone. The whole place needs to be refurbished badly. There's no concierge to... More

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Additional Information about Sandy Beach Hotel

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