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Holiday Inn Ponce & Tropical Casino

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely room with an awesome view. The casino it's a plus. They have an indoor restaurant that serves breakfasts and dinner. The pool was refreshing. Rooms are equipped with refrigerator and I can stress enough about the awesome view.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not because they doesn't have a beach it means that is not a good place... lovely and warm rooms, very quietly if you are looking for a place to relax and sleep. Wonderful casino and big pool. You can find beaches near to the hotel.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Stayed here for 10 days in February '17, not our first choice as we normally stay at the Hilton Ponce Golf and Casino resort. I will not be going back, it is seriously out of date and needs modernizing. I cannot understand how this Hotel gets good reviews, they must all be relatives !! This is a copy of the...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Ponce & Tropical Casino, responded to this review

Dear Antman1961, Thank you for your review and for sharing your stay experience with us. Our goal is to deliver exceptional service and comfortable accommodation to all of our guests, however, it is disappointing we fell far below your expectations. I am sincerely sorry your stay was negatively affected by the hotel facility and its amenities which you found it...

Irvine, California
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I and a friend took a road trip from San Juan to this city and used this hotel as a tour base. The location was ideal. The price was fair. The beds and room were average. I slept well and that is what matters most to me. I had the included breakfast and that met my expectations. I gave the...

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Reviewed 7 March 2017

I walked into the lobby of this Holiday Inn around 4:30 a.m. after catching a red-eye from Orlando. I was on a business trip with no car, so I was pretty much stuck there until the next day, when I'd have to again, catch a red-eye back out. The lobby was a deep-freeze and must have been in the high...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Ponce & Tropical Casino, responded to this review

Dear 2016andiamo, Thank you for staying and writing us a review. While I am pleased to hear that you found our location and staff service to your liking, I am very sorry that certain aspects of your experience did not make for a 100% satisfactory hotel stay. Please know that it is not our intent to cause any inconvenience, particularly...

Reviewed 23 February 2017

We stayed here for one night on our way from Fajardo to Rincon. The hotel is a decent drive from the centre of Ponce, but we wanted a quiet place which was easy to park. We found that here. The hotel is a bit dated, but the rooms were big and also clean. Also nice pool and Casino for those...

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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Let's just say that I was expecting a lot more from my past experiences at other holiday inns and from the photos. The room was damp and musty. When the maid would come in, she would crank the ac to 65 and it was freezing! We would come in and adjust it to 72. It didn't take long to smell...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Ponce & Tropical Casino, responded to this review

Hello Tony M! Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at Holiday Inn Ponce & Tropical Casino, Perto Rico. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. I'm sorry we fell below your expectation regarding housekeeping, shower experience and the pool. We will address these concerns. We take all reviews positive...

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Reviewed 18 February 2017

We selected this hotel because there were several things around the area we wanted to visit. It turned out to be an excellent choice. The room was comfortable. The staff was very helpful. We had a rate which include breakfast. One morning we were offered a buffet. The other mornings were had three "made to order" selections to choose from....

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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I was at first having mixed feelings about booking this Hotel considering the mixed reviews. Grant it the hotel is not the embassy suites or Ritz Carlton, but if your looking for a place for a low cost and clean place to sleep and clean up this is a perfect selection. Besides why spend $200 and up a night if...

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Boulder, CO
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Had some doubts when booking the hotel, based on prior reviews. The room was very clean and well appointed. The staff was most gracious and friendly. I don't usually like casino-type hotels but this is not Las Vegas - no noise to bother you and the distance from Ponce is a plus.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Para informaciÏŒn en Español, haga click: Holiday Inn Ponce HotelBeautifully nestled on top of a panoramic mountain with a breathtaking view of the Caribbean Sea and the Historical City of Ponce known as the City of Museums. The Holiday Inn Ponce Hotel & Tropical Casino offers 116 renovated and spacious guest rooms and junior suites with individually climate control air conditioners and private balconies. Privileged location - El Tropical Casino located in our main lobby opened 24 hours daily. We are located just one mile from the Speed and Splash Water and Racing Theme Park and only 7 miles from the new Costa Caribe Golf Course. Easy access to the heart of Ponce and the tourists zone. Located 80 miles from the main airport Luis Munoz Marin in San Juan and only 12 miles away from the regional Mercedita Airport. Smoke detectors & fire sprinklers. Olympic size pool and kiddy pool with a breathtaking view of the Caribbean Sea. Banquet and meeting facilities for up to 300 persons. Wheel Chair Accessible and non-smoking rooms available. Locally acclaimed restaurant 'Tanama,' Ponce's Nouvelle Cuisine. Live music Friday and Saturday at the Barlavista Lobby Bar with a breathtaking view of the pool and Caribbean Sea. Game Room. Fitness Center. El Tropical Casino is open daily 24 hours with the newest tropical atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Ponce & Tropical Casino

Address: 3315 Ponce Byp, Ponce 00728-1502, Puerto Rico
Region: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > Ponce
Price Range: $169 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Ponce & Tropical Casino 3*
Number of rooms: 116
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Ponce Holiday Inn
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  • Room furniture - this has seen better days
Antman1961, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with a view... higher floors. East facing-- city, sunrise and beach view. West facing-- beach/sunset view.”
mireyak2013, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“stay else where cheaper or bring your own mattress”
TroyN52, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“King Suite are spacious and with a great view.”
Bruttusp, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The queen bed rooms are very spacious,,will try a King next time.Everything was so beautiful at this location..”
mokim693, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
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