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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 4 days ago
bootyman Charles City, Iowa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Charles City, Iowa
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

stayed three nights before we left on cruise,nothing fancy but excellent location,right on the beach and with in walking distance of resturaunts and shopping. Kinda out dated but clean and relaxing and super reasonable compared to the rest of the area hotels. :) :)

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Coralville, Iowa
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I booked the Sandy Beach Hotel for our 25th anniversary/my 50th birthday vacation. We had looked at other hotels in Condado, but settled on this more budget friendly option, hoping to spend a little more on other parts of the trip. After staying four nights at the Sandy Beach, I can honestly say choosing this hotel was... More

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Westbury, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is great, steps from the beach & 1/2 block from Condado Ave ,main Ave. It is clean safe & there is free breakfast included. Its not the Hilton, great for a few days, get in get out & save some $$$

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rahway
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This year my wife and I chose San Juan, Puerto rico to celebrate our 18th year anniversary. We arrived on time to San Juan on May 25, 2014 and were staying for the week. When we arrived to the Sandy Beach Hotel (Condado) we met Evel at the front desk she was pleasant, courteous, and professional. Once we announced to... More

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salt lake city
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I booked the Sandy Beach Hotel for one night prior to a 7 day cruise. We were arriving late Saturday night and just needed someplace to spend the night. I was a little worried about this place after some of the reviews I read, but I didn't want to pay $200 for one night. I booked the hotel through the... More

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Jamestown, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

For the price it cant be beat ! Typical Mid Grade Spanish/Caribbean Hotel . Cold A/C , Free Continental Breakfast, English TV, Flat Screens, Nothing fancy, but clean, safe, comfortable, and friendly for sure ! Literally 5 feet from the sand of Condado Beach. There is a Walgreen's 50 feet away with a grocery store and pharmacy, wal-mart is 5... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This hotel is in a great location. Just steps to the beautiful beach. It is however quite a run down hotel. There wasn't any hot water in our room and 2 twin beds, when I booked a queen and no telephone. It is also located beside a very noisy bar and the music was loud all night. Kept the AC... More

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Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Less than 100 yards from everything..24hr nice restaurant, 24hr Wallgreens, the ocean with huge beach, plenty Bars for any taste..Taxi gathering spot is right in front of the Hotels entrance. Parking is around back also less than 100 yards at $10.00 a night, or there's another across the street from Sandy Beach that belongs to the Mariot Hotel next door... More

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Germantown, Wisconsin
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

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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Uncasville
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

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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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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Sandy Beach Hotel 2*
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Also Known As:
El Canario By The Sea

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