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el san juan hotel and casino

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el san juan hotel and casino

I am planning a trip and trying to do my homework... the El San Juan Hotel and Casino seems to have gotten mixed reviews - as do many resorts- so I thought I would dig a little more.

on this site adn on expedia sites, the pictures and write ups of the room and acomidations are a bit meak and dull - but if you go to the hotels direct web site, it appears that at least SOME rooms have been updated and to be honest, look really lush!

check out their site -


it looks nothing like what you see on this or expeidas web site w/ images so i am a bit confused..

anyway- I am looking for first hand reviews/experiecnes with this place SPECIFICALLY with regards to the Ocean Front Lanias as this is the room that seems to be updated and have acess to a private pool??

for the price, i really want to make sure we are not disapointed!

thanks for your help -

ocala, fla.
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1. Re: el san juan hotel and casino

We walked in with the plan of making/losing a hundred bucks!! Well after 6 hours and 9 free heinekens, we walked out with 18.00 bucks!! The lounge area that is connected is fabulously decorated, and a fantastic place to meet others or just people watch. Set your limit and stick to it and you'll walk away a winner no matter what!!!

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2. Re: el san juan hotel and casino

scott, the ocean front lanais are in a separate buliding close to the ocean and in the midst of the pools. They do have a small private pool and lounging area. I see on the web site that prices for these rooms are posted, but for most attractive dates and week ends, I think it would be wise to book these through the casino if you intend to gamble. Also, a casino host can virtually gaurantee one of the nicer rooms in the rest of the hotel, where if you book direct you are taking your chances. If you like a unique high end place with night life and sophistication, you will not be disappointed at the El San Juan. If you are a bargain hunter and can't bear the thought of a $12.00 cocktail, you might want to consider another venue.