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Oceana Hostal Playero

1853 McLeary Ave | Ocean Park/Condado, San Juan 00911, Puerto Rico (Formerly Beach Buoy Inn)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Dallas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This hotel was deplorable. Needs major renovations, cleaner rooms, TV's that work, and better air conditioning units. The room decor were random items placed in the room. Lamps didn't work, and no electrical outlets or ventilation in the bathroom.Their bed linens were questionable to sleep on. It was not worth the $128.00 that I spent for one night. Their website... More 

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Forked River, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Last minute trip to escape the winter. Pics on site are definitely misleading. This place has so much potential, could show off its true beauty, just needs attention to paint and basic cleaning. We turned our brains off and enjoyed the beautiful weather and daily walk to beach. Pool was out of commisiion first 1/2 of trip which was very... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This hotel is absolutely horrible. The night time employee is rude, inhospitable, and has the worst personality I have ever met. The first night I got there and tried to take a shower, the knob came right off and the water shot out of the wall. The staff's idea of "fixing" the issue was to turn the water off in... More 

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Fox Lake, Wisconsin
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Pictures on web:All lies!!! 1st. we had to carry our 4 heavy suitcases up 3 flight of steps.. 2nd. our room had no hot water had to call 20 min. later someone came. 3rd. asked for 2 more pillows cause ours were so flat 30 min. later got them. 4th. You do get a FREE breakfast 6:30-7:30 only (toast, apple... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

clean. family run. very old, but get some paint please. the water had its own mind, I shared a pillow with a gecko lizard upon my wake up. for 165$ a night, I expected better especially in a 'third world country'. ive stayed all over the world, worst hotel I have ever slept in and had I had an option,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This is a fine boutique hotel near the beach and bus. Great restaurants and night life in the area. A short safe walk to Condado area. I have stayed here many times. This is an artsy little place. Not a main stream type place. Very nice patio and all pool.

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Vancouver, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Do not be fooled by the exterior, this hotel is disgusting. There was a cockroach in the shower. When we asked the staff to remove it, they acted like this is normal for a hotel and did not offer to refund our money. I woke up at 4am next to a cockroach next to the bed. Very very dated -... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Do not stay here. Horrible. Cheap but not even worth that. Asked when leaving how was stay, wife said no comment and hotel staff said we shouldn't have touched a/c controls??????? Never mentioned a/c. Must be a normal issue I guess.

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San Francisco, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We were staying at this place just because it is close to the airport; we had a 7am flight from San Juan. We were winding up our PR trip and thought we'd stay close nearby the airport. There was some confusion about our reservation; we had mentioned we were 3 adults while making the reservation on Booking.com and yet, we... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

Didn't actually stay here as even though we had reservations when arriving from Canada no room was available when we got there. Overall impression from lobby was not great. Better plays to stay in the area.

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