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Review of Courtyard by Marriott Isla Verde Beach Resort

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Courtyard by Marriott Isla Verde Beach Resort
3.5 of 5 Resort   |   7012 Boca de Cangrejos Ave, Isla Verde, Carolina 00979, Puerto Rico   |  
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Ranked #5 of 14 Hotels in Isla Verde
North Carolina
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23 hotel reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Exceptional Hotel, Great Location!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2009

We stayed at the Courtyard Isla Verde for the last night from a visit out on the island of PR, since we had an early departure flight.

What a pleasant surprise this hotel was! MUCH nicer than any other Courtyard we have ever stayed at!

A beautiful lobby, beautiful beach and pool area. A HUGE room, even by Marriott standards.

We only stayed one night, but we will definitely be back!

  • Stayed August 2009, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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arlington tx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2009

I can't say enough how nice this hotel is. If you are looking for a great beach with palm
trees and beautiful sand, gentle waves and great beach lounge chairs this is the place
also the pool area is roomy loads of lounge seats and tables to eat at. Swim up bar
with food items is a bit pricey but all hotels pool bars are..We did eat lunch there as a treat.We checked in early and we given a room right away Nancy was very nice.
Room was clean beds very comfy..nice balcony with view..good size bathroom packed with soaps shampoos etc..great Puerto Rican coffee in room, water bottles, safe and frig
again I can't say how beautiful the beach and pool area are

Stayed August 2009, traveled with family
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Silver Lake, Los Angeles
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2009

We stayed here for the first and last nights of our honeymoon, going to Vieques for a week in between. The first night, when we mentioned it was our honeymoon, the awesome concierge upgraded us to a wonderful suite with a great view. Our last night, we still got a very nice room, though it was on the small side, I thought the value was excellent.

The only reason I don't give this hotel five stars is that I felt that the dining options were overpriced and the food was mediocre. The breakfast buffet was pretty good but cost about $40 for a couple, including tax and tip. Unfortunately we didn't find much to walk to in Isla Verde, so plan on eating at the hotel unless you take a cab elsewhere. That is my only caveat, otherwise this hotel was lovely.

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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st louis,mo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2009

we stay in this hotel and I was a little worry about other reviews . I loved it wed thru Sun is jamming if you like to to Dance and you like salsa. The front desk is a little slow as I ask for some towels and never got them but one of the cleaning ladies were on our floor and she gave me some . Don't worry about the airport noise im a light sleeper and it didnot bother me. kids had fun they have a game room and computer room. The food is hight but if you want to try puerto rican crusine that where to go.If not try mi casita rest down the street very good and reasonable. I am puerto rican and I had not been to PR in 28 years and I loved it and my people are so friendly and polite. I do have to tell you if you book your hotel threw priceline or something you will have extra charges at the end lots of taxes and resort fee that priceline didnot tells us.anyway if you rent a car go to el junque rainforest no fees casa barcardi no fees and if you go to el morro theres two castles to see for 3 dollars each or 5 for both and you have 7 days to use that ticket. go early so you can park in street they have a free trolley that will take you all over old San Juan. They also have a park garage near sheraton hotel for $2 an hour. oh did I mention the beach beatiful. Hves fun and God bless

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2009

This hotel is located on one of the most beautiful beaches in Puerto Rico and its located about 5 minutes from the airport. We caught a cab for about $13 then rented a car for the middle of our trip for about $150. You MUST have a car for at least part of your trip if you want to see any of the sights. The hotel has 4 different pools of varying heights so that the adults and the kids can enjoy. There is also a hot tub that was helpful in meeting many friends during our trip. The beach is just a few steps away from the pool and there are two shower heads to assist in getting the sand off your feet. The food in the hotel is on the expensive side but many restaurants lie within walking distance. I would recommend Metropol and Chili's...about 1/4 mile down the road.

The rooms are acceptable though unremarkable but the staff was above average in cleaning and servicing our room, bringing lots of towels each day and stocking us with plenty of free bottled water. We had a small issue with our keys not working on day 4 of our trip, but as a result of this the hotel gave us 4 free drinks in the hotel bar for our inconvenience, a $32 value at least. So, all in all, this will be our destination if we are ever in PR again. Perfect location and solid staff.

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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The Woodlands, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2009

Well-maintained property, right on the beach, clean rooms and comfortable beds. We loved the smoke-free casino with the 4-deck black jack (WITHOUT the continuous shuffling machines). The salsa band was a lot of fun. I highly recommend this hotel if you had a one-night lay-over at the airport, because of it's close proximity and lack of noise. Hotel was booked through Hotwire at $99/night, then we upgraded to a suite for an additional $50 more at check-in. Niccccce.

  • Stayed June 2009, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Arkansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2009

We have just returned from the Courtyard by Marriott. The hotel was nice, great beach, wonderful pool with a swim-up bar. The staff very friendly and helpful. When we arrived we were placed in a room right over the dumpster which was very smelly and very disappointing we were moved the next evening only to a room alittle higher over the dumpster, they have covered the front of the dumpster now. The food prices are way to high I would have loved to eat at the Salsa buffett but $15.95 each is a bit high when you have children who cannot eat that much, no discounts for kids. The combo's at Banana's were ok but who wants that every meal. I was also shocked at the price of beer and the rum drinks and the price of plain black coffee. We walked daily about 5 mins from hotel to eat. We enjoyed our stay except for the dumpster view I learned not to look down and the high price of food. I do want to say Thanks to all the staff for being GREAT.

  • Stayed June 2009, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 7012 Boca de Cangrejos Ave, Isla Verde, Carolina 00979, Puerto Rico
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Location: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > Carolina > Isla Verde
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Casino and Gambling Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Casino Hotel in Isla Verde
#3 Business Hotel in Isla Verde
#4 Romantic Hotel in Isla Verde
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Isla Verde
#5 Family Hotel in Isla Verde
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Courtyard by Marriott Isla Verde Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 260
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located on a powdery expanse of Isla Verde beach in San Juan, the newly renovated Courtyard by Marriott Isla Verde Beach Resort is the perfect location for business or pleasure. The first hotel in San Juan to offer FREE Internet & wireless services it makes business a breeze! For families, babysitting & play services, game room & the beautiful pool & beach make any holiday perfect. ... more   less 
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Courtyard Isla Verde Beach Resort
Courtyard Carolina
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