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Coral by the Sea Hotel

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Calle Rosa 2, Isla Verde, Carolina 00979, Puerto Rico
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Beds are uncomfortable. Everything looks dirty. Bathroom smelled like urine. Elevator barely works. There are better places to stay for around the same price. The room had two pillows and when we asked the front desk agent for two more he seemed indignant. He said he didn't have access to pillows and had to call security to get more pillows... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had use phone in lobby after staff dials number. It is family owned they have two restaurants attached way over priced. They even charge 1.75 to heat milk in the microwave no wash rags. No hand towels. Very few tv channels. Three blocks from the beach. Through very very bad neighborhoods. Name very very misleading. Fire alarms go off all... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a dump. Dont waste your money. Only slightly warm water for showers. No maid service. So no clean towels and no one knows where to get them. Stay away. Old hotel no upkeep. Elevator might work if you are lucky.

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Decatur, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel prior to our cruise. It truly is a low budget hotel. The receptionist was nice and accommodating. The room was small, freezing (we could not adjust the thermostat because we could not find it), the towels were very worn, we could not get the tv to work, and the ice machine was filthy. We did... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I cancelled my reservation 3 months before travelling because I changed my plans. However, I later discovered that they had in fact charged my credit card. Multiple phone calls and emails 6 weeks later and still no joy in even getting to talk to someone who can do something about it. Apparently people do not work in the office during... More 

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New Paltz, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If I were a frog, I would have rather slept on a Lilly pad. This place is a dump. It has no hot showers, and is close enough to be Section 8 material that you have to close the window in the bathroom to get it cool. $90 dollars is not good price for this dump. It's front desk had... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We stayed here for one night after our cruise prior to our flight back home. The hotel is ok has an elevator that you think you will be stuck in there. When we got there the reception man told us our room was not ready...we came straight from the ship around eleven oclock...so we sat there and then in half... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

There was nothing spectacular nor was there anything wrong with this hotel. My friend and I stayed here for an entire week this past May. The outside of the hotel isn't the prettiest, but the pictures of the insides of the rooms hold true. The rooms look like they have been remodeled not to long ago. You get a flat... More 

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Ponce, Puerto Rico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

The hotel is in bad shape. The room key is like the one we use in our bathrooms, they use a chain as a security measure, the bathroom is so small that a tall o big person hardly fits inside. The cable box is tied (literally) to the wall over the tv. The room walls looks like is in process... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I've visited SJ many times as my port of departure and stay at this place mainly for the price and the people. It is an old building and the noise from the AC is horrible. By the time I've walked around, eaten and gamble to get rich I'm too tired to be bothered. It's nice to walk to a front... More 

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