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Hotel Plaza De Armas Old San Juan

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Huntsville, Alabama
Reviewed 23 January 2015

We stayed here two different times during our trip, and I was very satisfied. We had an inner room both times, which was nice and quiet, since it was Christmas/New Years and there were lots of street activities late at night. The plaza itself was lovely, especially because it was decorated for the holidays. I cannot say enough good things...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Old San Juan is beautiful and this was a friendly, comfortable place to sleep. If you need need a really fancy hotel, this is not the place for you. However, if you want somewhere with friendly and helpful staff, strong air conditioning, great location, and a smaller price tag, I highly recommend Hotel Plaza de Armas. I read the TripAdvisor...

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2Thank S_La_Mariposa
Dunedin, Florida
Reviewed 18 January 2015

I was pleasantly surprised when I arrived at the Hotel Plaza de Armas and found it right in the middle of all the activity in Old San Juan. It is next to the Plaza de Armas two blocks from the water. Easy walking distance to all the major sites in Old San Juan. It is small, a little dated, but...

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3Thank JudyB123
Silver Spring, Maryland
Reviewed 17 January 2015

I was in old San Juan for two days during my winter break. This hotel is at a good location surrounded by lots of shops and restaurants. The staffs were all very nice and patient. But air conditioner in the room is too cold for me.

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2Thank Joy Y
Reviewed 15 January 2015

This quaint hotel in the center of the Old San Juan district was an amazing experience. Luis provided all the hospitality one could ask for. The location was perfect and the hotel amenities were exactly in-line with what I was looking for. I will definitely be returning to this hotel the next time I'm in Old San Juan!

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3Thank Michael W
Spring Grove, Virginia
Reviewed 11 January 2015

We recently stayed for one night before our cruise. We were sure to ask for windows and air conditioning. Our room was on the 3rd level with a balcony overlooking the road and plaza in front of the hotel. Yes, it was very noisy on that Saturday night, but by 10:00 pm or so the noise had abated. The room...

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4Thank TLSpurling
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 9 January 2015

My boyfriend and I spent the first part of our vacation to Puerto Rico in Old San Juan and this hotel was perfect for the price and location! We arrived before our check-in time and the staff was more than happy to hold our luggage as we explored the town and they got our room ready. The lobby is comfortable,...

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2Thank Amanda L
Kingston, Jamaica
Reviewed 7 January 2015

We stayed for a tour of old San Juan before embarking on a Caribbean cruise. The staff were helpful and provided map and information on where to eat. The hotel is located near to all the major historical sites. The hotel was clean and we would stay there again should we again visit San Juan.

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2Thank Jean R
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Everything is close...you can walk everywhere and enjoy the old town charm. Hotel is old... the elevator is so slow...you may as well walk up the stairs...we did. Nice and firm bed, just what we like...the AC was very cold. Bathroom needs some help. Shower is small. Old fixtures, no hair dryer..but the mounting bracket was! Front desk staff is...

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2Thank K L
Reviewed 5 January 2015

My grown family stayed at Plaza de Armas for two nights and enjoyed the location and nearby sites immensely. We will likely stay there again! The plaza and other noteworthy historical sites are right outside the door.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Hotel Plaza De Armas, located in the colonial district of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Hotel Plaza De Armas is for travelers looking to be in the center of Old San Juan. Hotel Plaza de Armas is a delightfully captivating colonial style hotel in the heart of picturesque Old San Juan, a city as rich in history as it is in culture. The colonial building features its unique and renowned antique elevator true to its history. In every direction you can find world-class shopping, dining and entertainment. Our completely unique location highlights spectacular views of the Plaza De Armas and puts you mere cobblestones away from 16th century Spanish fortresses, fascinating museums and art galleries. The modest standard rooms are windowless, excellent for a good night sleep. Suites overlook the city hall and Plaza de Armas. Hotel Plaza De Armas also offers high-speed Internet access in all common areas of the property. Even though everything is at walking distance, we have a trolley stop right outside our door and a taxi line across from the hotel .We look forward to your stay at Hotel Plaza De Armas! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Plaza De Armas Old San Juan

Address: 202 Calle San Jose | Old San Juan, San Juan 00925-3510, Puerto Rico
Region: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > San Juan
Price Range: €91 - €170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Plaza De Armas Old San Juan 2*
Number of rooms: 51
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Plaza De Armas
Howard Johnson San Juan
Howard Johnson Old San Juan
San Juan Howard Johnson
Hotel Style:
#13 Romantic Hotel in San Juan
#14 Family Hotel in San Juan
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“Go with ground floor so you do not have to use the elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles CX239238, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a first floor room, if available, so you don't need to take the elevator and you will get wifi!”
 of 5 bubbles janiem871, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“request room with thermostat-controlled air-conditioner”
 of 5 bubbles RobertP625, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay in lower rooms as have to take stairs to your room. The elevator sometimes do not work.”
 of 5 bubbles condesa69, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“it can't really get more Quiet than it was lol”
 of 5 bubbles TheGlobalGrassHopper, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
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