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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Room was remodeled with a king-sized bed and kitchenette. Nice view of beach and the remodeling of pool area next door at Intercontinental. Next time we will request room away from hotel cooling fans .very noisy at night as we prefer to sleep with balcony door open. Housekeeping was great! We had plenty of clean towels and the place was... More 

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Thank Marcia F
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Love the area and price. . Enjoy the ease from pool to beach.Love the new look they gave the hotel.Very family oriented and the bar is beautiful.Food is breasonable prices and easy to order,fast ser vice

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I rented from a private owner on Homeaway and I have no regrets. ESJ is a lovely little gem among ostentatiously overpriced run of the mill hotels. I stayed here in 2011 in an oceanfront studio on the 17th floor and loved it. I came back in April 2015 and loved it even more. The lobby renovations are stunning as... More 

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Pearland, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented a condo (#1574) on VRBO for a great price. The ESJ Azul towers should not be confused with the El San Juan hotel. The ESJ Azul was never a "loud, party hotel", at least not while we were there. We almost never saw anybody else on our floor, which was nice. The ESJ Azul is an older condo... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the ESJ Azul in Isla Verde Puerto Rico. At first I was a little weary of staying here because of the bad reviews many gave. However, the location and the ease of getting in and out was great. At check in, side curve service was good but check-in and concierge staff were little inviting. Entrance and Exit... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Older rooms.Don't arrive early can not accomadate.room was upgraded due to wait.room had what we needed.not above average.needed new carpet asap! Most staff helpful.once construction is done it will most likely be better.

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented a 2 bedroom apartment and it was well furnished and comfortable. We were a group of 4 woman and felt safe as there is good security. well located and handy to grocery store. restaurants and bus lines.

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1 Thank jdoodle
Union City, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outdated, uncomfortable, dirty rooms. The towels were supposed to be white instead they looked brownish, safe had to be reset 3 times, closet doors were broken, drawer handles were all sticky-gross. Our room didn't get clean on the day before our departure, I had to go get clean towels myself. Ridiculous prices for beach chairs and umbrella rentals $20 every... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service is excellent but lacking many amenities! No real restaurant..buffet style bad overpriced food..game room had no games that work and looks like it's been that way for a while....the gym is not a gym...needs upgrading and has not changed since my first visit...they claim to have updated but i don't see it really anywhere other than a few things...the... More 

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1 Thank Thomas H
ESJAZUL, Guest Relations Manager at ESJ Azul, responded to this review

Dear Thomas H, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us, and for your kind words about our staff. We are proud of all changes and renovations occurring in such a short period. New lobby and entrances, new Cielo Bar, new game room, new beach access, new and renovated restaurant, new Hospitality Center Michael R.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel is ok, has a complete kitchen, nice pool, right on the beach. Friendly staff, perfect for families and couples. Best of all location, perfect!!! Close to everything you could need at walking distance, restaurants, convenient stores, casino, other hotels, entertainment, supermarkets, etc. Enjoyed my stay there.

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ESJAZUL, Guest Relations Manager at ESJ Azul, responded to this review

Dear norma2aim, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at ESJ Azul, and also for your kind words about our staff and facilities. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to your return. Please contact me whenever you are ready to book your next vacation to Puerto Rico. Sincerely, Maria del... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
ESJ Towers was originally opened in 1975, offering 450 rooms which range from studios to three bedrooms, all providing kitchenettes or full kitchens & laundry facilities in select apartments, making them the largest sized accommodations in the area. It has been an iconic property on the beautiful Isla Verde Beach for 40 years, functioning as a mix of hotel and timeshare resort, with many owners coming to ESJ since the beginning. Starting in June of 2015, ESJ embarked on an ambitious rebranding and renovation of the property to the new ESJ Azul. This included extensive renovation of the lobby, all hallways, restaurant, and the addition of a newbar/lounge, gameroom, and sales center. Already blessed with one of the best locations on the beach in the San Juan area, the new ESJ Azul is truly an amazing testament to good service, spacious and comfortable rooms, and a legacy of excellence that is more apparent than ever. ... more   less 

Additional Information about ESJ Azul

Address: 6165 Ave Isla Verde, Isla Verde, Carolina 00979-5700, Puerto Rico (Formerly ESJ Towers)
Location: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > Carolina > Isla Verde
Price Range: $115 - $209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — ESJ Azul 3.5*
Number of rooms: 451
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Also Known As:
Esj Towers Hotel Isla Verde
Esj Hotel Carolina
Esj Tower San Juan
El San Juan Towers
Esj Towers San Juan
San Juan Towers Hotel
San Juan Hotel Esj Towers
ESJ Azul Puerto Rico/Isla Verde
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#9 On the Beach Hotel in Isla Verde
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