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Sandy Beach Hotel
Ranked #41 of 47 Hotels in San Juan
Reviewed October 21, 2013

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 12, 2013

we stayed at this hotel at the end of aug 2013 for two nights. because our cruise was docking out from here. I rated it average b/c the rooms were basic. We mainly used the rooms for sleeping only.POSITIVES: steps from the beach, very friendly customer service, "continental breakfast" in the morning. NEGATIVES: aor conditioner leaked onto one of the beds, rooms were too small, considering there were 4 people on this room, they only supplied us with 1 washrag, had to go to front desk and wait for someone to show up just only to get 1 additional wash rag. (for both nights) . This place should be advertised as a motel b/c nothing about this place screams hotel!

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with family
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3  Thank FRENCHTOAST81
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Reviewed September 11, 2013

That alone earns the hotel a score of 4. Five steps out the front door and your toes are in the sand.

Don't count on a chillaxing in your hotel room tho...unless you enjoy time travel back to the 80's.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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3  Thank SandyinHouston
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Reviewed September 6, 2013

This is definetely a cheap place to stay in Condado if you don't want to spend too much time in the hotel. I'll tell you advantages and disadvantages of Sandy Beach.
Advantages:
- It's thirty seconds from the beach.
- It's the cheapest in Condado.
-The staff are nice.
- The beds are clean and comfortable
- There is a television in the room.
- Wi-fi is free in the whole hotel
-Breakfast is simple but correct.
- They lend you towels for the beach.
- It's close to the restaurants and bus stops to Old San Juan.

Disadvantages
- It's next to a club and you can feel the music inside your room.
- The rooms are not specially clean.
- The towels have non-lavable stains.
- There was a little lizard on the wall.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with friends
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3  Thank MariaESpain
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Reviewed September 4, 2013

I have read several of the lower ratings, but if you want to get away, spend your time on the beach or wandering to local restaurants and sites, it really is a convenient hotel. Across the street is a parking garage, a walk along the beach are many marvelous restaurants, and hotel is a bed and shower. So go there knowing that and enjoy!

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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4  Thank ellissea
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Reviewed August 11, 2013

Very nice hotel, very nice employees, located at beach, rooms have window a/c's, very family friendly. Reminds me of a bed and breakfast rather than a hotel. No parking though but can pay for a parking pass one street over.
Small bathroom but large closet area.

Room Tip: No swimming pool but right at the beach, small bathroom, has a bed and breakfast feel to it
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  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with family
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4  Thank DM H
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Reviewed July 19, 2013

The Sandy Beach Hotel is an excellent value. While it certainly is not deluxe, it is a good place to stay. Our room was clean and the staff helpful. It's just one building from the beach, so we spent our last night In Puerto Rico walking the beach -- and then exploring the area. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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5  Thank Betty E
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Additional Information about Sandy Beach Hotel

Address: 4 Condado Avenue | Condado, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico (Formerly El Canario by the Sea)
Location: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > San Juan
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
#12 On the Beach Hotel in San Juan
Price Range: $88 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sandy Beach Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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El Canario By The Sea

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