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CasaBlanca Hotel

316 Calle de La Fortaleza, San Juan 00901 Puerto Rico
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#7 of 58 hotels in San Juan
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CasaBlanca is a Boutique Hotel with 57 guestrooms with a lot of character and a personalized experience. We want you to love San Juan as much as we do by making sure your stay is pleasant and memorable. The structure is Spanish from the 1900's therefore rooms are mid to small sized, air conditioned and impeccable. Our beds are comfortable and equipped with microfiber linens and Hypoallergenic pillows, our bathrooms are small but private and unique, with amenities from the organic brand - Archive. Also available are: steamer, hairdryer, in room coffee maker and ice machine in lobby. Our Sun Deck offers guests a memorable experience with magical views of Old San Juan, watch the cruises as they disappear into the bay or enjoy the historical views of San Cristobal Fort next to the open Caribbean Sea. Our high speed Internet is available everywhere. We are a smoke free, environmentally friendly, historically preserved Hotel where you will find a smiley face where ever you go, think no more
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast available
Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
Baggage storage
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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Historic Hotel
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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renaybyork wrote a review 13 Nov
Portland, Oregon5 contributions
We were blown away by the beauty, charm and comfort of this hotel. The lobby, rooftop and rooms are stunning. The staff were so friendly and helpful, the property is well maintained and clean. It’s location is perfect for walking everywhere in old town San Juan. When I return I will definitely stay here again.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
karenA2277TV wrote a review Oct 2021
Ohio82 contributions7 helpful votes
The Casa Blanca Hotel is a charming historic hotel in a prime location in Old San Juan, close to restaurants and within walking distance of almost all of Old San Juan's landmarks and historic sites, as well as the port. The lobby decore (please see photos) is captivating, including a gorgeous chandelier and other fascinating accent pieces. My 5th floor room was cozy and charming as well, bordered by a walkway that allowed views of the historic streets. There was also a comfortable seating area, right outside my bedroom door, to relax and have coffee. The staff was friendly and helpful and the breakfast, served near the wonderful lobby, was delicious. As far as I'm concerned, this is the only place to stay in Old San Juan!
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
1 Helpful vote
Lauren D wrote a review Sep 2021
Houston, Texas23 contributions30 helpful votes
We ended up staying at CasaBlanca as our Air BnB’s AC went out. Our stay was absolutely amazing. Walking in to their beautiful decorated lobby, we were greeted immediately and taken care of. The hospitality was second to none. Our rooms were gorgeous and had spacious bathrooms & showers. The AC was also fabulous. From the staff at the front desk, management, restaurant, bar (The Playroom), and housekeeping, everyone was top notch. Cafe Mimosa for breakfast was excellent (food and service) and very convenient. The Playroom is their onsite bar which is a beautiful, speakeasy inspired space. The roof top terrace gives an amazing view at sunrise and sunset. It’s the perfect place to lounge with a book and relax. If you rent a car, there is a garage just a couple blocks away which was very convenient. The location is great if you are wanting a central spot for walking around Old San Juan. I cannot speak highly enough about our time at CasaBlanca. We will be back!
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
2 Helpful votes
Jenny_in_Palo_Alto wrote a review Sep 2021
Palo Alto, California618 contributions302 helpful votes
Having been to CasaBlanca about 5 years ago, we were very excited to return. And if we ever find ourselves in San Juan again, we'll go back again. Positives: + Service: I love the front desk staff here. They seem to actually like visitors and like working with each other. They're super helpful and seem unrushed. + Early Check-In/Late Check-Out: Maybe I was just lucky with check-in, but I was thrilled to be able to check into my room early. And I paid in advance ($25) to be able to check-out late. I appreciated having the options. + Elevator: Ha, in the past few years they installed an elevator, so no need to carry your bags up the stairs. + Location: It feels like everything is just a couple steps away. Walk to the end of the block for super easy taxi pick up (or hold up traffic to catch it right at the lobby--you wouldn't be the first). Tons of restaurant options nearby. CVS super close if you need something. + Solid A/C and Bathroom Fan: Keep things comfy +: Price-point: It's not an ultra luxury hotel, but you also don't get charged a ridiculous resort fee and the rooms are good value for the price. Mixed Review: ~: Having a balcony over the busy Calle Forteleza means you get to sip your coffee looking down on the bustle. It also means you may want earplugs if you're a light sleeper. ~: The art's a little funky. One of the in-room artworks was a little edgy for having looming above beds. Negatives: -: Slow Wifi: It's ok for downloading stuff, but don't plan to stream anything. As a point of comparison, we spent a few nights at El Convento on this trip, and I really regretted not spending the whole time at CasaBlanca Hotel.
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Date of stay: September 2021
Room Tip: Superior suite was great to spread out
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2 Helpful votes
Domingo D wrote a review Aug 2021
Chicago, Illinois102 contributions99 helpful votes
We stayed at this hotel on June 25th. Quick stop after arriving in SJU and proceeding to Bayamon. We found the hotel well located in OSJ and next to a restaurant we had made reservations for that night. Location is great to walk around OSJ and the roof deck has a good view of the city. Our room on the 1st floor was very comfortable for us. Front desk staff was very helpful and friendly; no issues checking in or out. Minor drawbacks would be no small fridge in the room and breakfast was not included and needed to pay separately. Overall, we had a good one- night stay and if you enjoy watching Casablanca the movie all day long you can sit in the lobby and do so. Thanks.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
1 Helpful vote
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Frequently Asked Questions about CasaBlanca Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to CasaBlanca Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Old San Juan (0.4 km), Castillo de San Cristobal (0.3 km), and The Poet's Passage (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at CasaBlanca Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a concierge, and a rooftop terrace.
What food & drink options are available at CasaBlanca Hotel?
Guests can enjoy breakfast during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to CasaBlanca Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Marmalade Restaurant & Wine Bar, Sofia's Old San Juan, and Chocobar Cortés.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at CasaBlanca Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to CasaBlanca Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Old San Juan (0.4 km), Castillo San Felipe del Morro (1.2 km), and San Juan National Historic Site (3.4 km).