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Hotel Plaza De Armas

2.0 of 5 Calle San Jose 202, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Budapest, Hungary
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars NEW

Hotel Plaza de Armas is located in the heart of old San Juan - close to restaurants, shops, museums and other places of interest and the port. It really couldn't be more convenient. The room was small but had all the amenities one would need. The wifi was good both in the room as well as in the lobby. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I spent 2 nights at Hotel Plaza de Armas, nice clean old hotel, very friendly and helpful staff, perfectly situated in Old San Juan, everything you need is in walking distance very quiet and safe location even the old elevator was fun to ride on. Great value for the money, will most definitely stay there again if I'm visiting San... More 

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Princeton, Kentucky
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Neat old hotel. I think Columbus, the 1492 guy, might have slept there. No, not really, but the hotel is in the Old San Juan part of San Juan. So it's an old hotel from back before air conditioning and maybe even electricity. The hotel does have A/C and electricity now. I just kept thinking I'd see somebody from the... More 

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Aston, PA, USA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Staff is friendly and helpful. The ancient elevator taxes your patience. Rooms without windows are clean but sparse. Bathroom is adequate. We stayed for one night before a cruise and loved being right in the center of Old San Juan. Little coffee shop next to lobby is great for a quick coffee and pastry.

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Grand Prairie, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here one night before leaving on a cruise. The location is fantastic,. Checking in was a breeze, the young lady at the desk, Shaeyla, was friendly, bubbly and energetic. We had room 201, interior with queen bed, no windows. It was very quiet and we slept well. The shower had good water pressure and temperature. The hair dryer... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a simple, clean room with historical authenticity and a fabulous location in Old San Juan, Hotel Plaza De Armas is for you. If you want all the bells and whistles and typical American fare, go to the Sheraton near the piers. The customer service and staff are super friendly and helpful. Mr. Garzon is awesome... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One night stay in Old San Juan in a lovely, quiet hotel. The staff was friendly and helpful, and the location couldn't have been better. I very highly recommend this hotel to anyone seeking an affordable room in Old San Juan. The only downside is the elevator, which is as old as the building (1920s).

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Helmetta, New Jersey
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I decided to book this hotel for a short pre-cruise San Juan trip for two reasons: Location and Value. Compared to other boutique hotels in Old San Juan (Casablanca comes to mind), this hotel was cheaper but still had many good reviews. SUMMARY: If you want a Hilton/large hotel chain tourist experience, book the Sheraton down the street. If you... More 

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Luis G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Plaza De Armas, responded to this review

Thanks a lot Mr. Travel Agent for taking the time to make an unbiased review about your stay at Hotel Plaza De Armas Old San Juan. We are really excited you point out the remarkable location that we have and all the activities nearby us you can enjoy when you visit us. It's true that the storage room for the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I spent one night here and we're given a room on the first floor which had the ice machine located just above our bathroom ceiling on the 2nd floor that had a rather a very noisy compressor. The hotel was also very dark and needed some sprucing up on the interior. However the location of the hotel... More 

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Luis G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Plaza De Armas, responded to this review

Thanks you a lot Mike for making a honest review about your ONE NIGHT stay in Old San Juan. First we are really impressed you find our location more than satisfying. We are really in the heart of Old San Juan. Other than the Great Location we have, the security is at the top of the advantages our guests can... More 

Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Hotel is in a great location. You can walk to bars and restaurants. There is security in every corner. The Staff is super friendly and you get the best customer service ever. Mr. Luis, is a great person and knows how to treat his guests. The building is old, but then again, it's a historical site. Rooms are clean.... More 

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Address: Calle San Jose 202, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
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Location: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > San Juan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Plaza De Armas 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Plaza De Armas
Howard Johnson San Juan
Howard Johnson Old San Juan
San Juan Howard Johnson
Hotel Style:
#11 Family Hotel in San Juan

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