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Central Islip, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

ESJ looks awesome the renovations are a wonder. My hubby and myself really enjoyed our stay are looking to return soon. The pool stays open later than before which is a big incentive the walk up service at the pool is really a great assest.

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Jersey Shore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My most recent expensive mistake...ESJ Azul. I booked unit number 368; 2BR 1.5 bath oceanview unit through an independent realtor, Chana Cohen. In general, this is a party place that police visited during my stay on a nightly basis. The beach gets very crowded and noisy locals were blaring their music & had cookouts on the beach. I was expecting... More 

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Travelers are raving about these Isla Verde hotels

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pros : great service, very friendly and polite staf. Good location you can go easily to San Juan by car or bus. Cons: the rooms are old. I have severe allergies and I could smell mildew. I needed to change rooms 3 times. I ended up sleeping with the balcony door open but the heat made it difficult to sleep... More 

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Medford, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Old outdated, no wifi, no very helpful at desk.the rooms or ugly. The greeter out side was great.we had to get a cab to the airport ( and had a ticket from the airline to pay for the cab) and none of the cabs like taking them. So he drove us in his personal car I wish I got his... More 

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Long Beach, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Heaven in a apt building. Views are beautiful, on beach, has small restaurant for breakfast. Renovation in lobby is over the top. Rooms are not fancy, but fully complete kitchen. Desk staff all speak English. If you want to live it up, walk next door to the hotel with casino.

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Thank bleachedblonde66
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

ESJ Azul was so wonderful. The lobby area was very nice and clean. The rooms and hallway are a little old fashion and needs to be updated. I was informed by the receptionist that only two or three room that are updated currently. The beach was beautiful and the pool was even better. I love the fact there was a... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The facility is in a nice location, with the pool on the 1st floor and the beach just steps away. Great for a family vacation. The only reason I'm giving it an average rating is because I rented directly from a private owner of one of the condos. The room was definitely not what I expected and was not worth... More 

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Glen Burnie, MD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the ESJ Towers, which recently has been taken over by Azul. The newly decorated lobby is quite nice..very modern. the studio I had was comfortable, with a kitchen and a view of the ocean. Would definitely stay there again. Very convenient to the airport and San Juan. Lots of shops and restaurants within walking distance.

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would go again beautiful view nothing fancy But the right price this wouldn't be the right place for everyone But it was good for us I liked it rooms were ok Gym not bad little bar in lobby free breakfast Small market free wi if in the lobby and they gave us one free drink per day I would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I wanted to do something special for our 40th anniversary and found ESJ Azul to be the perfect place as they had everything that was needed to make a perfect event, such as, room accommodations for all our family and friends, a beautiful event room facing the ocean, an on site restaurant that catered our party with... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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 Isla Verde Ave, Isla Verde, Carolina 00979, Puerto Rico (Formerly ESJ Towers)
Location: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > Carolina > Isla Verde
Price Range: $123 - $222 (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
Hotel Style:
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Isla Verde
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