When you plan a visit to Puerto Rico, you need to carefully choose which hotel to patronize, because there are so many good hotels, that it may not be that easy to make a selection. To help you along, here are five recommendations chosen with romantic and adventurous travelers in mind.
Hotel El Convento
Located at 100 Cristo St. in Old San Juan, San Juan, this hotel exudes a classic ambiance, just perfect when you are longing for quiet moments valuably spent with someone you love dearly.
The well-maintained rooms of Hotel El Convento are ample and inviting. The hotel itself is near restaurants specializing in various local and international cuisine, bars, and favored tourist spots such as nearby beaches.
This hotel is great for couples on a honeymoon, or lovers celebrating their anniversary because of its laidback and priceless Old World charm. Don’t forget to sample their cheese and wine that’s on the house during happy hour to add to your enjoyment.
Hosteria del Mar
As far as small, romantic hotels go, Hosteria del Mar at 1 Tapia St., Ocean Park, San Juan, is in a class of its own. It is situated right on a beach. With just a few steps, you can be lazing around with your partner on the sun beds, with huge umbrellas protecting you from the sun.
The main attraction of this charming hotel is its accessibility to the beach, so don’t expect five-star amenities. That doesn’t mean, however, that you’ll be shortchanged in enjoyment because inside the hotel, you’ll get superb value for your money with the clean and quiet rooms, serviced by the cheerful and hospitable staff.
Coral Princess Hotel
When you walk into the Coral Princess Hotel located at 1159 Magdalena Street, Condado, San Juan, you will immediately be surrounded by Puerto Rico’s native flora that are breathtakingly beautiful.
This is another hotel that’s ideal for couples because of the small, personal touches that make a stay so great: attentive and helpful staff, affordable beer in the mini-bar, free cappuccino, and very comfortable rooms and beds.
For adventurous partners, it’s a breeze to check out and enjoy the nearby Condado area’s nightlife. It’s only a block or so away.
Da House Hotel
If you are looking for fun times and plenty of action, you’ll easily find it at the unusually named Da House Hotel. Located at 312 San Francisco St., Old San Juan, San Juan, Da House has a popular club on the first floor, so if you love music and partying, this is the hotel for you.
Adventurous types will enjoy mingling with locals and guests (both from this hotel and other hotels close by) in the in-house club. You could also check out others bars and clubs, as there are plenty nearby.
A word of caution, though: be sure you are in good shape before choosing this hotel because it has no elevators. You’d have to use the stairs. Perfect for health buffs.
Marriott San Juan Resort & Stellaris Casino
At Marriott San Juan Resort & Stellaris Casino, you will experience the pleasure of being in a boutique hotel with warm and accommodating staff who are totally helpful to both new and returning guests.
Located at 1309 Ashford Ave, San Juan, the Marriott is for both romantic and adventurous couples. Those opting for a romantic interlude will be happy being in a hotel on the beach, while those who want excitement can have it by playing in the casino.