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ESJ Towers

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   6165 Isla Verde Ave., Isla Verde, Carolina, Puerto Rico
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Ranked #11 of 14 hotels in Isla Verde
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just came back from Puerto Rico and a nine day stay at ESJ Towers with three friends. I stayed at ESJ because it was a freebie from one of the friends whose family have had a timeshare there for many years. Fortunately/unfortunately, they haven't used it for many years either. I've read many of the reviews on Trip Advisor from... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is my second time staying at ESJ Towers. As other reviewers have mentioned the hotel/condos are a little outdated but the location is perfect. The beach area is great. There are plenty of great restaurants nearby as well as a supermarket and pharmacy. I rented from one of the owners. He was really nice and went out of his... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have a timeshare at ESJ and go there once a year. It's not a bad place, but it was built in the late 1970's and looks it. The staff is generally helpful though I often find that I know more about what's going on and where things are than the concierge does. We have a studio unit that is... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

ESJ towers was a great place to stay. The towers is a condo/hotel. So I stayed as a guest renting from an owner. I did notice the hotel rooms were very different from what I rented. The apartment was amazing and very spacious 2 bedroom. The view to the beach was great. I loved staying there. Yes some parts of... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at ESJ Towers for one night on a hotel voucher bc JetBlue canceled my flight. I was already all wound up from waiting in the airport for 8 hours and not getting home, but this was just the icing on the cake. The building is straight out of a 1960's film and it's dark and dingy. I half... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my family to the Island of Puerto Rico for the first time. Expected a great vacation; however, accommodations at ESJ were less than impressive. 1. Check-in is supposed to be 3-4 o'clock. They didn't have my room ready until close to 6:00pm. They kept telling us to walk around the streets and check back every hour. Really!!! 2. Room... More

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ESJTowersMaria, Director of Sales at ESJ Towers, responded to this review

On behalf of ESJ Towers Management and Staff, I would like to thank you for your feedback about your stay. I also, would like to apologize for any inconveniences you had. Specially at check in time which starts at 3:000pm, and unfortunately we did not meet the standard with you. ESJ Towers is a time share-condo-hotel. It seems that you... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here through a gifted time share for our honeymoon. In light of that we were disappointed. The room is adequate with a nice balcony overlooking the pool with a view of the ocean and the next resort over. The kitchen is minimal, so be prepared for that. It did help us save a good amount of money by... More

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ESJTowersMaria, Director of Sales at ESJ Towers, responded to this review

On behalf of ESJ Towers Management and Staff I would like to thank you for your feedback about your stay with us. I would like to also apologize for any inconveniences you had while visiting our property. I already forwarded your comments to our Security and Resort Manager for their knowledge and action. We wish you the best in all... More

Tampa, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

ESJ Towers is partly a privately owned residential condominium building with some rooms rented as hotel and others as time share vacations. The location is great as there is a grocery store, many restaurants, and a Walgreens within walking distance. The beach is somewhat narrow but very well kept up and clean. The beaches there are not private so on... More

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ESJ Towers is part-timeshare, part-hotel. During the trip you will get a call asking if you are interested in the timeshare presentation but we politely declined and were not asked again. I requested a room on 8th floor or higher over the phone and we got floor 16, oceanview-an absolutely spectacular view! I wasn't expecting to have a full-size fridge... More

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ESJTowersMaria, Director of Sales at ESJ Towers, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and great comments about our staff, facilities and activities. We look forward to your next visit and a chance to thank you in person. All the best!!! Sincerely, Maria del Mar Torres More

Tampa ,Florida
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4 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Old,dingy,No AC & dark lobby,Dirty carpets, dirty dishes and not enough dishes.cheap motel like.So many things were wrong that I'm at a loss for words !!!There is NOTHING RESORT LIKE. No free breakfast, all though the web site says American style breakfast, you have to buy it, The pool closes at 7pm , so does the beach access. You have... More

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Address: 6165 Isla Verde Ave., Isla Verde, Carolina, Puerto Rico
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Location: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > Carolina > Isla Verde
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — ESJ Towers 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Esj Towers Hotel Isla Verde
Esj Hotel Carolina
Esj Tower San Juan
El San Juan Towers
Esj Towers San Juan
San Juan Towers Hotel
San Juan Hotel Esj Towers
ESJ Towers Puerto Rico/Isla Verde

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Isla Verde
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The ESJ Towers beachfront resort is located on the beautiful Isla Verde Beach just five minutes from the San Juan Luis Munoz Marin International Airport and 15 minutes to Old San Juan where shopping, dining, casinos and must-see attractions are just minutes away. Enjoy access to our fitness center, hot tub and swimming pool, business center, game room and laundry facilities. Guests will love family activities like bingo, billiards and water aerobics as well as a video game room and ping pong room. The ESJ Towers provides a variety of food and beverage options. Casual dining is found at our colorfully whimsical Happy Apple Restaurant. For snacks and refreshing beverages, try our poolside kiosk and snack bar. Guests seeking late-night entertainment should head to Mano a Mano for exotic cocktails and great conversation. ... more   less 
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