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El Canario by the Lagoon

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4 Clemenceau Street | Condado, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
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Brandon, Canada
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46 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a convenient, clean, quiet, inexpensive hotel in the expensive Condado area. It is close to the beach, shopping, and restaurants. Staff are friendly. Our room was a good size with a tiny balcony and a spacious bathroom. The breakfast is a bit limited, but it is certainly enough to start the day. We spent only one night there,... More 

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West Kootenay
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28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great little hotel, about halfway between the airport and old San Juan. Very reasonably priced considering all the high-priced hotels in the area. People were BEYOND FRIENDLY. The place was very clean. Breakfast was minimal but OK. Surprised us to find the high-end shops nearby and the beautiful park and beach only half-a-block away. You could get... More 

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John V, Owner at El Canario by the Lagoon, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. You are all very kind, and we are happy you enjoyed yourselves. We try very hard to please all our guests, so it is very rewarding for us when you are satisfied with our service. We look forward to having you come back again. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Price reasonable, small and pleasant! I was worried because of the reviews I read but decided to continue with my reservations. I must say I am not disappointed. Not far from the beach. Our room was clean, we had a safe for our personal items, basic cable and balcony and great last minute hotel.

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John V, Owner at El Canario by the Lagoon, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you chose to stay with us, and I am happy your visit was a pleasant one. We certainly hope you come back and see us. We are always at your service. More 

Depew, New York
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29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The El Canario is in a crowded area, but it was quaint and typical of old Puerto Rico (narrow streets and buildings crowded together). The staff was awesome, very friendly and helpful. The rooms were clean, not much of a view, but it is centrally located to many fun activities - we saw manatees swimming in the lagoon, a stingray... More 

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John V, Owner at El Canario by the Lagoon, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. I am very happy you had a good time while you were here. We certainly hope to see you again. Happy travels. More 

Dover, Delaware
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I went on a 7 night cruise out of san Juan and decided to stay for a few night after our cruise. Wanted a place that wasn't to expensive and had good reviews on Trip Advisor. This place didn't let us down, from the start we got off our ship at 9 am which I new our... More 

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1 Thank Stephen L
John V, Owner at El Canario by the Lagoon, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. It was a real pleasure having both of you here. I am glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope you come back and see us. You are always welcome here. More 

Rochester
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31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

El Canario is one of the best hotel that we have stayed in. The staff and the service is amazing and so is the location. It is just 5min from the beach. We booked this hotel via expedia but when we reached there, we found that expedia has not forwarded the booking details and we were given a twin room... More 

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John V, Owner at El Canario by the Lagoon, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind words. It was our pleasure having you stay with us. Remember, you are our guests. It is our only job, to make sure your stay is as pleasant as is possible. We try our best. You are always welcome here. More 

Sacramento, CA
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95 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the hotel before leaving on a cruise. If you arrive in the evening, don't be put off by the street. You are about a block from the major hotels on Ashford. The rooms are modest, but very clean. Room 107 is above the breakfast patio so it is a bit noisy in the morning. They have someone... More 

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John V, Owner at El Canario by the Lagoon, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Your business is greatly appreciated. We are here to serve you, and you are always welcome back. Happy travels. More 

Lancaster, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here on 1/16/16 for 1 night before our cruise out of San Juan.The hotel is no frills, but very clean and comfortable. The staff was all very friendly and quick to accomodate any questions we had. Continental breakfast was very good as well.Only thing that was a curiosity was the elevator, it didn't meet the floors evenly so... More 

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John V, Owner at El Canario by the Lagoon, responded to this review

I am very happy your stay with us was pleasant. You are always welcome. We have programed the overhaul of our elevator for September. This is our slowest month. The elevator will be out of service for more than a month during the renovations. Thank you. Come back and see us. More 

Manhattan
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12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had to book rooms urgently because our flights back home were cancelled. Fortunately, El Canario had an available room. While the rooms are pretty basic, it served our purposes: clean, inexpensive, in a safe neighborhood, located within walking distance to the main street in Condado (Ashford) and the beach. There is a parking garage nearby with a daily rate.... More 

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John V, Owner at El Canario by the Lagoon, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. I am glad we were able to accomodate you. You are always welcome to stay here. More 

Gnesta, Sweden
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small family hotel with all the extras. Good location, nice and clean rooms and....SUPER friendly staff. It is just fantastic value for money...only 15 minutes from city centre and the airport..

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John V, Owner at El Canario by the Lagoon, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. It is our pleasure to serve our customers. Our job is to make your visit as pleasant as possible. Thank you for staying with us and we hope you see you again. You are always welcome here. More 

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