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Oceana Hostal Playero

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is one block away from the beach. Very much a basic rooms but very good security. They have continental breakfast but there is a breakfast restaurant 3 blocks away. Near good restaurants. Rooms are clean with a tv but nothing special. Good place for budget travelers.

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Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

I stayed for one night only with my son. At first when I got there the first room I got was very big!! (The first floor)The bed and the bathroom were perfect. The bathroom was very clean and I loved the shower. I headed to the pool (It had more than enough cockroaches) and when I came back the air... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

No room internet. No elevator. Very poor desk service. Awful smelling and old looking place. Very disheveled room, musty and old. It doesn't even qualify as an hostal! It's rather a pit. It's in a nice neighborhood: Condado, but the worst possible accommodation your can find in that area. There are hundreds of other much better hotels. Try the Coral... More 

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Possibly the worst hotel that I have ever stayed at. Linens from salvation army that were never changed, ripped or frayed towels, a bathroom that the Kardasians would not fit in. WIFI needed the number off the router, a staff that could barely speak English. No control of the ac, breakfast was toast, cookie, and coffee. Charged an extra 25... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

I found this place without having read any reviews at the last minute after I had found few other places available. After paying for 5 nights in advance I then read some reviews that really scared me. However I was pleasantly surprised! This is a family run business.. My room was spacious with TV, a quiet AC, and a window.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

If you love staying at places where you are part of the cultural experience, you will love this place. The staff is extremely friendly, it's a 1 block walk to a very nice beach, and restaurant's are within walking distance. Good safe location. The only downside is that the pool is very small. If you're a snob or a high... More 

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Adjuntas, Puerto Rico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

So I read some disappointing reviews here before staying at this place, but I thought people can be harsh and for the price I thought we can just go ahead and try and see for ourselves. I give them 3 stars because the location is great, they have parking, rooms were clean and the service was good. Tony and Xiomara... More 

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New York, NY
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

This is my second time staying at Oceana. Last time was in 2007 and I recall that it was a decent hotel. I was going with the expectacion that it would be an OK hotel like last time, but it needs some work: Pros Good price Friendly staff A room, a TV, a bathroom AC is cold Breakfast was ok... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Do not stay at this hotel!! It's dirty, run down and absolutely NO service. Never been treated that bad from a hotel management. We had bedbugs, saw them crawling between our pillows, and we were full of bites. The manager is impossible to reach, the receptionist told us that it was not his problem that we've found bedbugs. Horrible hotel.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Hotel is located 1 block from the beach in an area that isn't a desirable. However, that's just the tip of the iceberg. For the money (over $100 per night), you cannot get anything worse. The price includes breakfast, but the hotel did not have coffee??? The room was absolutely a disgrace. The A/C is controlled by a remote that's... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Once you arrive, the warm welcome of our Staff gives you a glimpse of why Oceana has become the most popular Inn in San Juan, in a prime address, one block from famous Condado Beach, offering the best value for money. Oceana features comfortable Guest Rooms plus Studios and One-Bedroom Suites equipped with full kitchen, very roomy to accommodate up to 6 sleepers. Breakfast, parking and Wi-Fi are always free. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oceana Hostal Playero

Address: 1853 McLeary Ave | Ocean Park/Condado, San Juan 00911, Puerto Rico (Formerly Beach Buoy Inn)
Location: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > San Juan
Price Range: $78 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Oceana Hostal Playero 2*
Number of rooms: 19
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