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Borinquen Beach Inn

2.0 of 5 Inn   |   5451 Isla Verde Ave, Carolina 00979, Puerto Rico
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited during high season Other hotels were so expensive Had no choice but to stay in this one, do not judge a book by its cover. Loved it! The staff, the location. Room was clean, had everything I needed. Beach right behind us, amazing restaurants n entertainment at walking distance. Will stay there again next visit. Most definitely.

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't use any of the facilities, but it served the purpose we needed. My friends and I got to SJU around midnight, went straight to the hotel via a $16 cab ride. We easily checked in and were shown to our room, where they were able to roll in a sleeping cot for our third person. We used the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our flight got in at 1am and we needed a place to sleep for a few hours before picking up our rental car. It was just my daughter and I and since we arrived so late, we did not turn on the TV. We had a nice, large, clean room with very comfortable beds and a large shower in the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Agree that the hotel is conveniently located close to airport and beach, large free parking lot, and is clean and the staff is helpful. The minor problems that we encountered were the wifi worked in the lobby but not in the room, and we were directed into the lobby/kitchen to use the wifi but encountered a swarm of mosquitoes that... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a low rent featureless motel that is ideally situated next to the airport ($15 cab ride) and is perfect if you have an early morning getaway. The staff is friendly and helpful. Don't expect much. In fact don't expect anything at all. The place is clean but offers NO amenities. Isle Verde Ave is party central and several... More 

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Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This is not your average Isla Verde fancy hotel, but it is in Isla Verde! We needed a place to stay the night to go to New Year's Eve parties at an affordable rate, and this was it! It has parking on premises (free, just for guests), it is a walking distance to the area's major hotels, pharmacy, restaurants, car... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

$80 for a quiet, clean double bed room that is one block from the beach and a variety of restaurants. Good luck finding that combination of amenities elsewhere in San Juan. Also, free parking, AC, wifi, cable TV. If you're not in Isla Verde/Carolina for a luxury vacation and just need a tidy, basic place to stay, this is it!... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The upside to this hotel is that you are one block from the beach. The staff was friendly and the shared kitchen would be handy for longer visits. The downside is that the conditions of the room was in very poor repair. Especially the bed, which I would argue is the most important part of a rented room for sleeping.... More 

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joe p, Manager at Borinquen Beach Inn, responded to this review

Hi Scut1517, Regarding your concern about the bed, we would like you to know that all of our mattresses are new including the box spring, less than 6 months and they have the same quality as the ones at the Ritz Carlton Hotel and Sheraton Hotels. Thanks, BBI Team More 

New York City, New York
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Me and my husband enjoyed our staying in this hotel, great location just 5 minutes driving from the aiport, just a few steps away from the beach, bus station is right outside ,The rooms are good enough to rest, the staff was friendly and helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We stayed here the night we flew in to and the night before we flew out of San Juan since it is about 5 minutes from the airport. It was comfortable, clean, inexpensive and the staff was very friendly and helpful. The beach is right behind the inn, there are tons of local and American places (Walgreen's, Burger King, etc)... More 

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Address: 5451 Isla Verde Ave, Carolina 00979, Puerto Rico
Location: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > Carolina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Borinquen Beach Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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Borinquen Beach Hotel Isla Verde
Borinquen Beach Inn Puerto Rico/Carolina

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