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“Clean and big rooms” 4 of 5 stars
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Olimpo Court Hotel
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603 Miramar Avenue, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico   |  
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Ranked #38 of 46 Hotels in San Juan
Exeter, UK
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
“Clean and big rooms”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2011

I stayed here for 1 night after a cruise and then 1 night after a week on the island of vieques. The hotel is close to the isla grande airport (domestic airport(the local one good flights to Vieques), san juan and also an easy place to get a bus to the old town (if you are a confident traveller). Also very cheap on bus about 50cents or 75 cents one way to the old town!!!!! for a 10 min journey. Cost about $10 or $15, dollars by taxi from the cruise terminal to get here about 10 mins journey.

It is not really a hotel but a block of flats with a small reception area and a lift (no food provided or offered) My rooms did have a fridge. Very helpful receptionist. All very clean. On both nights I stayed here the room I was given was a big double with a balcony and big clean bathroom. It is not really top spec new, bathroom a bit dated but very solid with windows, but really clean, and not claustrophobic and quiet. This hotel is so much better value than most others I saw advertised. It is a good base from which to enjoy San Juan without paying ridiculous money. I booked via email - couldn't book direct by internet - had to phone up with credit card number. My first email wasn't really answered - better results by phoning. They are 5 hours behind UK.

I liked the area of Miramar which this hotel is based in. It is a relaxed suburb where it is easy to walk to the bank, pharmacy, late night supermarket and restaurants and take aways. There is a good restaurant right next door to the Olimpo which I didn't have time to visit but didn't look too expensive and looked fun. I had a good manicure and pedicure on the main road at end of street that the Olimpo is on (it is a hairdressers) . Not expensive and all very puerto rican and fun. No english really spoken.

For breakfast I also had a simple tasty breakfast with lovely egg on toast at cafe (green colour cafe) at end of street. It opens really early.

Taxi journeys seem to cost $10 one way what ever you do locally which i thought was expensive.. As mentioned I took the cheap bus to old town instead. Reception can help out with bus times. They run late and I used to come back about 9pm and felt safe. The buses run very regularly. I loved the old town of san juan. Lots of good restaurants and cafes and bars and south american music and energy. Lots of shopping also - some good factory shops for top brands eg Coast bags, Croc shoes, Ralph Lauren and loads more. Really beautiful buildings.

I got a ride to the international airport at the end of stay from the taxi rank outside the hotel which was good value. (can't remember exact amount!!!)

One other thing to note when I was there end of April it was a bit cloudy rainy - there was a tropical storm for a few days - after that it was good. May is the start of the rainy season here.

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  • Stayed May 2011, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Rostock, Germany
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2011

The rooms were simple but clean and with a lot of space. For a modest price we had a balcony with a view of the sea (even though there was also a large portion of car park in the view), a small fridge and microwave,a table and chairs to eat at, TV, plenty of space for clothes, a safe (though ours didn´t work) and good airconditioning. The people at the reception were friendly and very helpful, and the area was quiet and felt quite safe.
Overall, I´d recommend this place if you´re looking for somewhere cheap and comfortable.

  • Stayed February 2011, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Dominican Republic
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2010

I was in this hotel for a medical visit, and a friend recommend it to me. It was one of the most affordable priced hotel in the middle of Miramar, in San Juan, just between Ponce Ave. and Fernandez Junco Ave., with good transportation, good neighborhood, and good service.

Don't expect any plus service like in a Resort, nor a Jacuzzi or gym, but if you need to travel on a budget, and find a clean, good place to sleep and take a shower, this is the place.

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Isabela
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2010

We stayed a week. The price is perfect and it's location is great. The room, which was big & comfortable, included a microwave and a small fridge, which is great, because there's a supermarket at walking distance. There's also a movie theater, pharmacies, lot's of great places to eat, banks...Everything u need is at a walking distance. You can take public transportation (bus) for 50 cents and, in a couple of minutes, you're smack in the middle of Old San Juan. There are also lots of taxies, for those who don't want to take the bus, but it'll cost u $12. The hotel isn't modern-looking, but it's clean, comfortable, has fridge & microwave, the staff is friendly, the price is really great, the location is also great, the parking is free...It's a great affordable place I'd recommend to anyone who's looking to visit the Old San Juan area at a great price. There's no pool and (at least in our room) the view isn't all that great, but all that i've mentioned before make up for it, specially cuz you'll be hanging at San Juan most of the day! You can go to the top of the hotel for a spectacular view of El Condado.

  • Stayed March 2010, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Kansas
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2010

Because ot the very reasonable price, I was a little bit concerned about the location and accomodations. But I was very much impressed with the room. It was clean, comfortable, provided all the amenities I needed for the night, and not far from El viejo San Juan,or the airport. Angel, one of the receptionist, was very friendly and provided us with information about the area. We came back to San Juan a week later and our friends from PR stayed there also for a day. I recommed this hotel if you are not looking for luxury. By the way, I had a nice view from my room.
Maria Torres, Kansas USA

  • Stayed January 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Boston, MA
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2009

If you are looking for budget accomodations in San Juan then look no further. Now don't expect, tropical swimming pools, gourmet restaurants, ammenities galore, or the beach at your doorstep, but what you can expect, is a very clean quiet comfortable room with air conditioning, a full private bath, an in room safe and cable TV with a helpful and freindly staff. To get to the resort areas, restaurants or the beach, you will need to take a taxi or the bus. However, location aside, this is what a budget hotel should be. Besides, the bus stop is only a half a block away and will take you anywhere in the San Juan Metro area cheaply.

  • Stayed October 2008, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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The Valley
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2009

Whenever me and my husband travel to puerto rico we stay at Olimpo Court. In short walking distances you have a 24/7 restaurant, dominoes, supermarket, pharmacy, shopping and your about 3 to 4 blocks from a theatre and bus rides away from the famous mall plaza las americas and many other exciting places. The rooms could have been a bit bigger but it makes up for how clean their keep and you usually don't spend much time there anyway, so many places to go. Norma and Jose are so helpful and pleasant they complete the package. The price is suitable for the deal. Were always satisfied at the end of our stay

  • Stayed July 2008, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 603 Miramar Avenue, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
Location: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > San Juan
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #38 of 46 Hotels in San Juan
Number of rooms: 42
Also Known As:
Hotel Olimpo Court
Olimpo Court San Juan

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