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Oceana Hostal Playero

2.0 of 5 Inn   |   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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Fox Lake, Wisconsin
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Jacksonville, Florida
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We wanted to stay away from the main tourist areas in San Juan, and found this little hotel. It was clean, had a/c, fridge, stove, etc, like a little condo. It definitely was not a five star resort, but that wasn't what we wanted. We wanted a good local place where we could see the real Puerto Rico. Oceana was... More 

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San Diego, California
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18 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Had two nights to kill in San Juan before picking up rental car and going to Palmas del Mar timeshare (in Humacao, PR) for a week. Was really surprised to find this one on my company reservation site (AMEX), for half the price of any chain hotels in the same area. You get what you pay for. I checked in... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Beware, customer service is almost nonexistent. Never apologized for any of the complaints. Asked for ice, since there was not an ice machine for guest and it took two hours for them to bring it after they said it would take 30 minutes. Never even offered and apology. Double charged credit card and when called to question was told I... More 

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Address: 1853 McLeary Ave | Ocean Park/Condado, San Juan 00911, Puerto Rico (Formerly Beach Buoy Inn)
Location: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > San Juan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Oceana Hostal Playero 2*
Number of rooms: 19
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