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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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Adjuntas, Puerto Rico
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

So I read some disappointing reviews here before staying at this place, but I thought people can be harsh and for the price I thought we can just go ahead and try and see for ourselves. I give them 3 stars because the location is great, they have parking, rooms were clean and the service was good. Tony and Xiomara... More 

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New York, NY
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my second time staying at Oceana. Last time was in 2007 and I recall that it was a decent hotel. I was going with the expectacion that it would be an OK hotel like last time, but it needs some work: Pros Good price Friendly staff A room, a TV, a bathroom AC is cold Breakfast was ok... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Do not stay at this hotel!! It's dirty, run down and absolutely NO service. Never been treated that bad from a hotel management. We had bedbugs, saw them crawling between our pillows, and we were full of bites. The manager is impossible to reach, the receptionist told us that it was not his problem that we've found bedbugs. Horrible hotel.... More 

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Hotel is located 1 block from the beach in an area that isn't a desirable. However, that's just the tip of the iceberg. For the money (over $100 per night), you cannot get anything worse. The price includes breakfast, but the hotel did not have coffee??? The room was absolutely a disgrace. The A/C is controlled by a remote that's... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

As a hostel it was really good value. Rooms were good size, plenty of drawers, excellent fridge, 2 air conditioners- both working, adequate bathroom and facilities, mattresses comfortable. Room lighting left a little to be desired. Continental breakfast with fruit, croissant and toast etc was quite edible. The staff were most helpful even drew maps for us. The location of... More 

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Thank westysquest2015
Howard Beach, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Me and my family decided to stay in san juan for one night just to enjoy San juan because we are from yauco which is 2 hours away and we were on vacation. It was the worst customer service to start it off the front desk looks like he was on cocaine refused to give us back our documents mind... More 

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Florida City, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

My name is J. Dones. I usually travel to Puerto Rico often because of my work, I have staying in different hotels in the area of San Juan ( Condado ) but this Hotel -Oceana Hostal Playero is the worst in customer service,cleanliness, cockroaches everywhere even in the pool, Jose, the employee working at night is rude with bad attitude;... More 

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Dallas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 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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1 Thank Petre W
Forked River, New Jersey
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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