This hotel is in an outstanding location. It's within walking distance to the cruise ships and it was a $25.00 taxi to the airport. The construction on the street is finished so that wasn't a problem with the noise.
The hotel has excellent character and charm. We stayed in room 5D and yes they are very small but adequate. As stated in an earlier review not any smaller than a room in Europe. The rooms are very basic. No blow dryer in room, but they do have a T.V, phone and free WiFi that will work in your room. If you travel with a lot of bags you would have a space problem. I saw one room that kept their bags in the hallway.
The roof top terrance could be absolutely amazing, with the view, but at this moment it looks more like a storage area. It also has much trash and litter scattered about. They have 5 large tubs out there that you could actually use.
They front desk was always very pleasant and helpful. If the size room didn't matter on our next trip would stay their again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- New Elevator is up and running! CasaBlanca is a Boutique Hotel with 32 guestrooms with a lot of character and a personalized experience. We want you to love San Juan as much as we do by making sure your stay is pleasant and memorable. The structure is Spanish from the 1900's therefore rooms are mid to small sized, air conditioned and impeccable. Our beds are comfortable and equipped with microfiber linens and Hypoallergenic pillows, our bathrooms are small but private and unique, with amenities from the organic brand - Archive. Please ask front desk for complimentary items you might have forgotten to pack. Also available are: steamer, hairdryer, in room coffee maker and ice machine in lobby. Our Sun Deck offers guests a memorable experience with magical views of Old San Juan, watch the cruises as they disappear into the bay or enjoy the historical views of San Cristobal Fort next to the open Caribbean Sea. From tanning to reading, enjoy our comfortable lounge chairs, as well as our stone bathtubs provided for a deep relaxation in fresh water at your own desired temperature and time as it is open 24 hrs. Everything from our menu is available with one quick call to guest services from our service phone. Still worried about catching up with friends and family or posting your recent vacation pictures online, or maybe send a late work related email, not a problem, our high speed Internet is available everywhere in Hotel grounds. We are a smoke free, environmentally friendly, historically preserved Hotel where you will find a smiley face where ever you go! Cafe Americain conveniently located in the lobby serves a delicious breakfast every morning from 8 - 12 pm while streaming our favorite Hollywood movie CasaBlanca. Restaurant hours are 8am - 10pm Wed to Sun and 8am-11am for Mon to Tue. Offers a lunch menu selection of local cuisine as well as light options as sandwiches and salads. ... more less
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