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Arizona
Reviewed 1 December 2014

Don't let a few hotel divas' bad reviews scare you. This place can't be beat for its central location and friendly, helpful staff. Our prepaid check-in was quick and easy, and we appreciated the complimentary welcome sangrias from the hotel's rooftop bar. The hotel parking lot is ample and secure, and at only $6 per day a good deal compared...

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 30 November 2014

We stayed at Melia for 4 days over thanksgiving while in town to visit family. This was such a treasure! The facilities are beautiful, the staff is spectacular, and the restaurant and bar are top notch. As an added bonus, they have amazing live music at night in the rooftop lounge, the performers are top notch. With respect to the...

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North Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 30 November 2014

The Hotel Melia in Ponce is long past its prime. It has one ancient (1940 era) elevator, that has room for 2 people or one person plus a luggage cart. The room to which we were assigned was to be blunt, small and decrepit. My wife refused to stay there, and spoke to the front desk, who reassigned us to...

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Thank William Q
Reviewed 23 November 2014

It is not an attractive place to stay. It is outdated and it has a terrifying elevator from the 1960s without any update. It's only attraction is the history and the skylounge it has. The position it has near the Town's center makes it interesting for travelers but other than that, the room service is terrible. The people who clean...

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 21 November 2014

This hotel has a quaint lobby. The quaint rooms in the oldest section of the hotel--too small for 2 people to be in the room at the same time. And the mattress on our bed was very Hard. However, after complaining to Efrand, a another room was magically found ( an earlier statement that there were no more rooms). This...

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Seattle, WA
Reviewed 17 November 2014

Great location right off the plaza and really nice people. The hotel lobby has a lovely feel, taking you back years. The rooftop Panorama Lounge has a great view and ambience. Our room (in the much maligned old wing) wasn't that large or fancy, but it was perfectly serviceable and we had no problems with the air conditioning. The coolness...

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 17 November 2014

The only good thing I can think of good about this hotel is its location. Otherwise, awful. First, the elevator could carry only two people to our third floor room, which created long waits as we were on a group tour. Next the room was small, with queen bed, in lieu of the two beds requested. The desk clerk stated...

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
Reviewed 17 November 2014

My wife and I went for some internal tourism trip to Ponce and decided to stay in the Melia Hotel in the center of town. As seen in the promotion pictures, we were expecting an antique hotel well maintain with a 4 * service. What a deception, the hotel looks like has not been taken care for a long time,...

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
Reviewed 10 November 2014

Two important tips before you stay here. 1. Don't stay in the old wing of the hotel. Old rooms with horrible air conditioning (humid, warm and smelly) 2. If you do stay in the newer rooms, make sure the hotel doesn't have a schedule party at the Panorama Sky Lounge! During my stay, on a wednesday, the hotel approved a...

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Reviewed 2 November 2014

This was our first stay in Ponce and the hotel Melia was the perfect location. The main plaza is just off the hotel entrance. The hotel lobby has beautiful original features. I think the lift is an original feature also. Our room was a small one but clean and had daily maid service. The staff are very friendly and very...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Melia, a historic landmark surrounded by colorful and picturesque monuments, museums and the social night vibes. Located in the heart of downtown Ponce, walking distance to several touristic and cultural attractions such as: Ponce Art Museum, Serralles Castle Museum, Ponce History Museum, the Fire House Museum and many others. Enclosed in the City are numerous culinary and entertaining destinations that are most popular in the Southern Region. Hotel Melia has a total of 70 rooms, 5' depth swimming pool, 2' depth kiddie pool, 4 conference rooms with capacity for 12-75 persons, 2 venues for special activities with capacity for up to 150 persons, Bistro and Lounge for breakfast, lunch, brunch and tapas & cocktails. We also offer catering, room service, business center & services, parking, free Wi-Fi. Airport Information: From Hotel Melia to: (PSE) Mercedita International Airport, Ponce- 3 miles (8 min.) (SJU) Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, San Juan- 72 miles (1 hr. 18 Min.) (BQN) Rafael Hernandez International Airport, Aguadilla- 70 miles (1 hr. 27 Min.) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Melia Ponce

Address: 75 Calle Cristina, Ponce 00730-3753, Puerto Rico
Region: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > Ponce
Price Range: €93 - €137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Melia Ponce 3*
Number of rooms: 70
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“Ask for the room with a terrace, overlooking the park and main street.”
 of 5 bubbles naiomyd, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“first floor near the pool!!!”
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“Our room faced the courtyard. I have heard there are rooms that face the street that are louder.”
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“Remodel rooms towards calle Cristina”
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