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Beside The Pointe Inn
Ranked #11 of 19 Rincon B&B and Inns
Reviewed August 4, 2010

This is a very relaxing place. Right in front of the beach you can hear the waves the sunset is beautiful and the food is awesome. Th place is really nice I would definitely recommend it to anyone I loved it!

  • Stayed: July 2010, traveled with friends
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Reviewed July 29, 2010

I took my adult children and had room 7 which has a double and 2 twin beds for the kids. The a/c was good and the tv fine, a previous review of this room had some complaints but I did not have any.
It is difficult to find and there are no directions on the web site so make sure to have them e-mailed to you as this is an odd road system in Rincon. The beach was pretty but the waves are not good in front of the hotel, I understand there are good surf areas nearby.
The bar was fair and I don't see why Equire magazine would have rated it anything at all.
I would stay here again, the room is good for a family of 4.

  • Stayed: July 2010, traveled with family
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Reviewed July 15, 2010

You don't really have to go very far to have a great time if you stay at this little hotel. The hotel is right by a beautiful beach and they have a very nice bar and restaurant downstairs. What else do you need? We rented the two bedroom "suite" and it was perfect for a group of 5. Very clean and comfortable, and with a nice balcony with a view of the beach. It is not pretentious or fancy, but it is perfect for the beach bum/bumette.

  • Stayed: July 2010, traveled with friends
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Reviewed June 22, 2010

If you like the beach, good food, nice people and a laid back place, then this is your place for you. I'm from right here in Puerto Rico and I what I love about this place is that it's not crowded, this let's you enjoy everything from the sound of the waves to the great views. You'll never get bored in this place, because in all that peacefulness there's always people day and night coming to the beach or to have a few drinks at the Tamboo Deck.

  • Stayed: June 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 21, 2010

We just returned & stayed in room#8. I would not have wanted to stay anywhere else, the location is awesome. Our room was clean, with wonderful views & nice balcony to lounge around on. I have read the other less than stellar reviews - this is not the Ritz Carlton in Manhattan that you are booking people. Rincon is a laid back, fun place to be & Beside the Pointe fits the bill perfectly. The vibe is fun & energetic.....our food was always very good, priced right & there is really no reason to eat anywhere else except for breakfast (they aren't open yet). Yes, things go wrong on islands & our trip was no exception. Eunice was in charge while the owners were away, she was so very helpful & without her - the stay would not have been as good as it was. I honestly don't know how she handled things all with a smile on her face and always pleasant. She went out of her way to make sure we were taken care of, and a lot of 5 star hotels could learn from her attitude. All of the bartenders are the best & we hope to go back again soon to see them all. If you understand Rincon you will like it here, you will get out of a vacation what you make of it. Just try to relax, enjoy the beautiful beaches, water, talk with the staff - they are great! and please act with respect. We miss Rincon already!!!!

  • Stayed: June 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 10, 2010

Stayed with some friends for two nights. The beach was literally a 30 second walk from our room. Absolutely beautiful. None of us surf but for the avid surfer there are amazing waves to catch. (And for the single girl plenty of surfers to get to know!)
Tamboo Bar located at the hotel is a pretty popular hot spot in Rincon. The hotel at the time I visited gave us one free drink coupon (for each guest) that we traded in and enjoyed while sitting on the deck overlooking the shore. The second night we stayed the bar was putting on a show billing a local band. The live show was very loud and went on pretty late, which was fine for us but I don't think anyone staying with a young family would appreciate the entertainment.
The food is a mix of American and Puerto Rican inspired meals moderately priced but we never tried it. We actually left the premises to explore and find local flavors.
The only issue I had was when you left the beach there's no where to wash the sand off your feet. We ended up dragging it all into our room. There's tiled floors in the rooms and we ended up lining the floors with our towels provided by the Inn. Room service only came in to clean up once and the hotel only permitted us a limited amount of towels. I don't really hold that against the Inn but it was definitely a nuisance.
Definitely plan on coming back to Rincon and staying at Beside the Pointe Inn.

  • Stayed: August 2009, traveled with friends
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Reviewed June 10, 2010

It is kind of a trip into Rincon, be sure that you have a map or GPS to get there their is a thousand ways that you can get lost, personal experience :) . The place is good people are nice, although the outer appearance does not make justice to the rooms. THE BEACH IS GREAT! water is clear and also is sand. Overall its a good place, but a few things can make the experience great.

  • Stayed: June 2010, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about Beside The Pointe Inn

Address: Road 413 Interior, KM 4.4 Sandy Beach, Rincon 00677, Puerto Rico
Location: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > Rincon
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 19 B&Bs / Inns in Rincon
Price Range: $49 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Beside The Pointe Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Provides casual tropical accommodations and world-renowned TAMBOOTAVERN & SEASIDE GRILL serves the best Caribbean-American cuisine.We’re right on the beach, where you should be! Rincón, Puerto Rico ... more   less 
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