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Buenas Olas Hotel

km 2.5 pr 4466, Isabela 00662, Puerto Rico
Buenas Olas Hotel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cabo Rojo, PR
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

I booked what was supposed to be my dream vacation to this place. The place does not even have a hotel lobby! When we first arrived, the place was creepy, dirty, and desolate. When I called the hotel's phone number, it actually rings the owner's cell phone. If you're lucky, he'll answer the phone (very rare, because he's always "surfing").... More 

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Ponce
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

I have to agree with the last review. This hotel is now run by a local family. The room was clean and nice. The lobby and rooms were obviously remodeled as compared with previous reviews. Friendly and attentive staff. Good price and excellent location. Perfect place for a get away! I didn't give an "excellent" review because the tv program... More 

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Isabela, Puerto Rico
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2011

I stayed here this past weekend and this place is no longer Buenas Olas and Kevin, the old owner, and Nick, the old manager, are gone. It is now run by a local family and the rooms, lobby, and restaurant are completely remodeled. No more stray dogs roaming the property, there is always someone in the lobby to assist guests,... More 

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NYC
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2010

This review is based on the roughly one hour I stayed at this hotel despite the fact that we had a reservation for 2 nights. What confuses me is that I know people who have stayed here in rooms with new furniture, plasma tv etc. That was NOT our experience. The room we were given was nothing short of a... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2010

This hotel is a travelers nightmare, i looked at some fotos from travelvelocity and it look nice and affordable but it was far from becoming what i imagine it would be...first i couldnt find the damm place then when i finally manage to find it i thought a was about to be attack by 2 or 3 stray dogs inside... More 

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Dyer, Indiana
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2010

The hotel was very difficult to find based on the address given. We ended up driving past it a few times before realizing it was there. No A/C in the lobby and no one was at the front desk. We had to go to the bar to find someone. Check-in was a little sketchy. We showed our reservations but were... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2010

This hotel is a blend of Modern, sophisticated and simplistic design. The rooms are very comfortable and each room has a hammock on the balcony for relaxation. It truly is a hidden gem for numerous reasons including: the staff, location, decor, food, bar and its remoteness in the off season. They had mouth watering Thai Tacos and delicious Surfer Empanadas.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2010

I arrived at the hotel and there was no one at the front desk or any signs indicating where to find anybody. In fact, I never saw anyone at the front desk during my stay. I wandered into the bar and found someone who could check me in. Having to check in at a bar didn't make me feel very... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2010

I am a resident of San Juan, and sometimes need to work close to Isabela. I have stayed in over 10 hotels in the area, and the best rooms that I have found so far are in Buenas Olas. Their beds are very comfortable, the rooms are very spacious, and modern. Also, the food at the bar is excellent. I... More 

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Stony Brook, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2010

In my view, this hotel is a moderate stay for a modest price. I admit I have not stayed at any other of the local hotels, but I had a hard time finding many positive reviews for neighboring accommodations in the area. According to the reviews, Buenas Olas seemed to be my best bet. I didn't have great expectations because... More 

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