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Hotel La Playa

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   6 Calle Amapola, Isla Verde, Carolina 00979, Puerto Rico
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Ranked #8 of 14 hotels in Isla Verde
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week 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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1 review
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hi! We live here in Puerto Rico and we stayed in the hotel for a weekend we had off. We got there after the check in hour in the afternoon. The front desk lady was very kind and took us to our room. After looking around and going for a while to the beach, we went back to our room,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was the last day of my brother in law vacations in PR, he wanted a place close to the beach, so we decided to try La Playita Restaurant. We got there almost at closing time and Carlos at the kitchen and our waitress La Cubanita gave us the most attentive service ever experience in a restaurant. The food was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room number 207 was great, yes it does need s little thing here and there but what hotel does not. The staff is great. Maria, Reinaldo and the security staff they are all great. Have recommended it to all my friends. Need's a little more in the breakfast. But Loved IT. Especially the gardens and the statues. Thank You La... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

For a small hotel/restaurant/bar, I thoroughly enjoyed the time I spent here. Employee were attentive and very friendly, especially once you returned a second time. I enjoyed drinking morning coffee on the deck and listening to the Ocean. In the evenings the restaurant fills up fast, we would go either at 4pm or after 8 pm. Love the setting.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This place is in a prime location. Read a few reviews of people complaining about abandoned building next door, its PR, what do you expect? The bartenders pour a great mojito, the food is very good, our room had an outstanding view, and the staff was helpful and friendly. We stayed here to wrap up a five night trip, staying... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

I only had a few hours during a layover in San Juan and was recommended lunch at Hotel La Playa. Only 5 minutes away from the airport by taxi, $18 round trip. The food here is the freshest I've ever had; I swear they must have butchered the cow for my burger earlier that day. Girlfriend had chicken wrap, delicioso!... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014 via mobile

We loved the customer service oriented aim to please friendly staff- especially Jessica at the front desk! The rooms were very comfy and clean. The view from the deck was beautiful- except for the abandoned building on the left and the shabby looking building on the right! Beach is close by be sure to wear water shoes or sandals- I'd... More

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Staten Island, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

This was my second stay at Hotel la Playa. The hotel staff is attentive and friendly. The rooms are not fancy, but they are clean. The beds are quite comfortable. A cooler and mini-fridge is provided in each room. Just bring your cooler down to the bar before heading to the beach and they will gladly fill it for you.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Stayed one night due to flight cancellation. Room 207 overlooked the ocean … great view. No elevator, but help available to get bags to the second floor. Air conditioner not working, but a portable unit was there. We put the unit on fan and opened the windows to enjoy the warmth. Since the room was right on the ocean, we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

The entrance to this hotel--down a warren of narrow streets and next to a derelict concrete building--gives it a slightly gritty feel. But if you prefer a place with character to the sterile luxury high-rises, this is a place you would like. The hotel is steps from the Isla Verde beach, where you can stroll or rent a beach chair... More

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Address: 6 Calle Amapola, Isla Verde, Carolina 00979, Puerto Rico
Location: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > Carolina > Isla Verde
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel La Playa 3*
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Also Known As:
La Playa Hotel
La Playa Carolina
Hotel La Playa Puerto Rico/Isla Verde

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#5 On the Beach Hotel in Isla Verde #7 Romantic Hotel in Isla Verde
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Newly renovated 15-room motel-style hotel, restaurant and bar in Isla Verde - only 5 minutes from San Juan's airport. Only 10 steps to the best beach in San Juan from our front door. La Playita restaurant and bar on ocean-front deck for fantastic views. New 'Miami-style' design and decor feature new beds, flat-panel cable TV, air conditioning, new bathrooms and complementary continental breakfast every morning. ... more   less 
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