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San Juan info?

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San Juan info?

We are visiting San Juan in July. We are staying at the Embassy Suites. Here are a few questions I have!

What family friendly restaurants are within walking distance to the Embassy Suites? We would also be interested in any chain restaurants (picky kids) that would be nearby.

Is there a Walgreens or Walmart nearby to get water/drinks and snacks for our room?

Is the general area around the hotel safe?

We are looking into taking the Spread Eagle II Catamaran snorkeling tour, has anyone ever taken that tour?

We will probably rent a car to drive to the El Yunque Rainforest, is the drive safe? Is there any sketchy areas we should avoid?

Thanks in advance for your advice:)

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1. Re: San Juan info?

Hi haalni, There are lots of fast food and small restaurants in the area. There is an Outback on site. The area around the hotel is fine. Mostly high rise condos along the beachThere is a supermarket and Walgreens in walking distance. The beach is across the street. . Its an easy straight highway drive from Isla Verde to El Yunque

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Yes, there are many chain restaurants in the area: Chili's, BK, Taco Bell, etc. Walgreens is also within walking distance. There are also groceries stores nearby. No Walmart though.

The area around the hotel is very safe. You can walk around without worries.

The drive to El Yunque is safe. It's a straight shot from San Juan. No sketchy areas to worry about as long as you stay on the main roads.

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A same building at walking distance from the hotel has a Walgreens and a Denny's.

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almost next to that hotel you will find a 24 hour supermarket and deli called Pueblo.

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5. Re: San Juan info?

You might also be interested in Metropol Restaurant in Isla Verde on Isla Verde Avenue. They feature Cuban and Puerto Rican dishes and are reasonably priced. It's not too far from the Embassy Suites across the street from the Ritz Carlton Hotel.

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As for renting a car there is a car rental agency very close to the Embassy Suites, is called Charlie Car Rental www.charliecars.com They are open 24 hours and you can rent a car for a day. They are next to Walgreens on Isla Verde Ave. It is a very reliable local owned company.

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Thanks for all your replies!!! They are VERY helpful :)

Im sure I will have many more questions as we are planning our

itinerary!!

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