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El Canario by the Lagoon

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   4 Clemenceau Street | Condado, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
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Ranked #38 of 47 Hotels in San Juan
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location! Worth the money. Close to all the best Condado Hotels, beaches, trendy shops, banks, etc. Cant go wrong. I stay there most of times to Puerto Rico. You also have parking. Now, wether is available or not, it is solely to the hotels discretion. But don't worry, there is always parking garages or you may get lucky and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This hotel is a piece of junk. The room 404's outlet was not working so you can't use side lamps and clock, no coffee maker, no hair dryer, I was asking for wine opener but no, where I am going to get at almost mid night, so called "24/7 coffee" in the lobby is a joke, (I was in the... More

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Brasilia, DF
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54 reviews 54 reviews
24 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The only good thing about this hotel. Is it's location in CONDADO, San Juan. The hotel is old, staff unfriendly, except Mathilda (very friendly) and rooms are disgusting. They have a continental breakfast that is just ok. Wi fi would not work in my floor.

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

This is a small hotel located in walking distance to all amenities, well suited for travelers on a budget. The hotel is housed in a relatively older building. The rooms are air conditioned, clean and recently painted, but the furniture and decor is a bit dated. The facilities are basic and there is no luxury to talk about. The hotel... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

I have traveled all over the world and stayed im low budget hotels , hostels , etc.. Im very easy to please. This hotel is a joke. The only decent thing is the location. The staff here is a joke. They are rude and do not want to help you with anything. If you can get them off the telephone... More

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New York City, New York
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80 reviews 80 reviews
17 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

El Canario is a small hotel in an area with many hotels at different rates and styles. It is only four stories tall and only has one elevator. The rooms are very neat and clean and air-conditioned. Free breakfast is available from 6 to 10 am. Although there is no bellhop, there is a cart for self service. There is... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We had a great stay at El Canario. The location of the property was perfect for our weekend in San Juan. Our room was very clean and comfortable. The breakfast was more than adequate and very convenient. We will definitely stay there again soon.

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Miami, Florida
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I had an amazing Trip to Puerto Rico, an amazing and beautiful Area. But as always, I try and review to help others in their quest to Adventure. This Hotel is small, right next to the Party Street in San Juan. If you are 18-25 great, you can play, drink and party till 6am. Not South Beach by any measure,... More

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14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We stayed at this hotel for one night before leaving on a cruise. All we really wanted was a place that was clean and affordable. This hotel served the purpose. Our room was actually two rooms; the bedroom and a kitchenette type area that opened out to the patio area of the top floor. We certainly could not complain about... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Like many of the reviews say, El Canario is a decent hotel and well worth the money given the location. Near the center of Condado, Condado beach, and the bridge over to OSJ, El Canario is a perfect place to stay if you're planning on seeing different sights in San Juan. This is definitely not a resort hotel though, so... More

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Address: 4 Clemenceau Street | Condado, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
Location: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > San Juan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Canario by the Lagoon 2.5*
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