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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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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Falls Church
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I lived in San Juan decades ago, and when I come back to visit, I want to stay in a place that feels like home. Our accommodations at El Canario were very homey, not stuffy and grandeur like a Hilton. It is a very charming building and it gives you a genuine feel of the island. Staff are very friendly.... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited San Juan in January and December of 2014. The Hotel is right near the lagoon, about 2 blocks from the beach, and central for food and entertainment. It is not located on the main street, so you don't have the late-night party noise. We took the elevator to the top floor and the two top apartments (which didn't seem... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

I have stayed there before, years ago. Stayed there last week, the place has been revamped to present standards with excellent air conditioning, clean rooms, quick service, very friendly and serviceable staff. Every time I needed directions for a local restaurant and transportation they had the answer or searched it right away. Canario Hotel has a unique location, you can... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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116 reviews 116 reviews
35 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

My girl scout troop needed a safe place to over night before our cruise. We were on a budget and prices in San Juan over Spring Break were beyond what we could afford. We wanted to stay close to the beach, and in the Condado area. We ended up with this hotel through Hotwire. We had 2 rooms on the... More 

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Bridgetown, Barbados
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37 reviews 37 reviews
3 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Like many others, we used this hotel for a one-nighter prior to our cruise out of Old San Juan. It's OK. Power was out when we arrived mid-afternoon, and next day water pressure wasn't getting to 4th. Floor, but we had enough on 3rd. for me to shower. It's not perfect. Ask Front Desk for the locking device for the... More 

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Holland, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Stayed the night prior to our cruise. There were 4 couples in our group and one couple stayed in a room on the top of the hotel, beautiful view. The front desk girl went out of her way to get us a cab to the port and even negotiated with the driver. I would highly recommend this place again, close... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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92 reviews 92 reviews
23 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The expectation was quite low, given the price and the fact that it was a brief one night stopover prior to a cruise, however with a nice large bedroom, clean and tidy bathroom, powerful air conditioning and fast wifi, we were pleasantly surprised! The lobby and staff were excellent and helpful, and it was nice to have fresh brewed coffee... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I was in San Juan for a conference and this hotel is the best alternative for a convenient stay in Condado neighborhood. It's located walking distance of casinos, clubs, restaurants, beach and more. A 7 minutes cab ride to Old San Juan. El Canario by the lagoon is a nice little hotel when you are staying a couple days alone... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Ijust stayed at the Canario Hotel Lagoon Hotel and had an outstanding stay. The hotel location is great in the middle of the Condado area. It is very convenient to the beach (less than a two minute walk), many restaurants, stores, and other shopping. The room was very comfortable and clean, the staff was very attentive and assisted with many... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The price and location are great for this little spot. A 5 minute walk to the beach in Condado, and a few minutes by cab to the old city. Each room has a small balcony, our room was very clean and served its purpose since we were there for short periods of time-long enough to drink on the balcony and... More 

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