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Hotel Melia Ponce

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   75 Calle Cristina | P.O. Box 1431, Ponce 00733, Puerto Rico
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Ranked #2 of 7 hotels in Ponce
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was very disappointed with our stay at the Melia. I stayed there 15 years ago and I keep wondering if the management has changed. The room we had did not match the rest of the elegance of the hotel. It was a little dumpy and I was embarrassed to have raved about it to my family. There is no... More

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Wichita, Kansas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Last week I stayed at Hotel Melia with a group of twelve students. The front desk is excellent at providing restaurant suggestions, quick tips, and directions. The coffee shop on the main floor is located near the pool and the hotel around the corner from the famous King's Cream and just off the main plaza.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

It was pretty much what we expected. Beautiful historic details, small but clean room with double bed, good location, nice staff. The plaza across the street was really pretty. No problems with noise while we were there... After arriving on a lively Saturday we were disappointed to find out that this area of Ponce is pretty much shut down on... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We traveled to Ponce for the Carnival parade on March 2. Hotel Melia could not have been a more convenient location in the city (even though the hotel was located inside the parade route and it took us a long time to get there -- the extremely friendly and helpful Ponce policia gave us a bicycle escort to get us... More

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Puerto Rico
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

My sister and I spent two nights here to experience Carnival and this hotel is on the main drag of the big parade. It's an old hotel but they try to keep it up. It certainly needs some major renovations so maybe with the new management things will improve. They desperately need a new restaurant on the main floor plus... More

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Cheshire, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Marlene was most kind to us on check in to this charming hotel in the center of Ponce. She arranged for an early check in, arranged for senior discount and recommended restaurants in the area. She was very warm, sweet and helpful which started our holiday on a wonderful note.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

It is true that Hotel Malia is full of old world charm and very quaint. Its location in the historic market square leaves you at the center or darn close to many interesting things to do and restaurants to enjoy. The staff is very helpful and pleasant, trying to please the guests with their excellent English and knowledge of the... More

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Stony Brook, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

The oldest hotel in Ponce it's right on the square across from the fire house museum. It's a great place to stay. You feel like you're in a 1950's 60's episode of the "I Love Lucy Show" goes to Puerto Rico. It's a very nice clean, affordable grand hotel with a great coffee bar / breakfast place with a very... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 via mobile

Ended up booking the Melia when the Hilton that was recommended was sold out. Location is right by the main tourist square with the red Firehouse. The hotel entry is nice and open, and certainly made me feel I made a good choice. Elevator is very old, and memorable due to the sudden starts/stops that you learn to brace for.... More

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Portland, Maine
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

The historic Hotel Melia has several nicely renovated rooms,some with balconies overlooking the sometimes noisy street. Nice breakfast area next to pool. Perfect location in center of historic section of city.

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Additional Information about Hotel Melia Ponce

Also Known As:
Melia Hotel Ponce
Melia Ponce
Address: 75 Calle Cristina | P.O. Box 1431, Ponce 00733, Puerto Rico
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Location: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > Ponce
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 7 hotels in Ponce
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Melia Ponce 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Melia, a historic landmark surrounded by colorful and picturesque monuments, museums and the social night vibes. Located in the heart of downtown Ponce, walking distance to several touristic and cultural attractions such as: Ponce Art Museum, Serralles Castle Museum, Ponce History Museum, the Fire House Museum and many others. Enclosed in the City are numerous culinary and entertaining destinations that are most popular in the Southern Region. Hotel Melia has a total of 70 rooms, 5' depth swimming pool, 2' depth kiddie pool, 4 conference rooms with capacity for 12-75 persons, 2 venues for special activities with capacity for up to 150 persons, Bistro and Lounge for breakfast, lunch, brunch and tapas & cocktails. We also offer catering, room service, business center & services, parking, free Wi-Fi. Airport Information: From Hotel Melia to: (PSE) Mercedita International Airport, Ponce- 3 miles (8 min.) (SJU) Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, San Juan- 72 miles (1 hr. 18 Min.) (BQN) Rafael Hernandez International Airport, Aguadilla- 70 miles (1 hr. 27 Min.) ... more   less 
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