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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We had a late flight coming into San Juan made even later by a delay, so by the time we arrived at El Patio it was after 3am. I had let the staff at El Patio know we'd be coming in late but was still very relieved when they came out to greet us at that unreasonable hour as our...

Thank CJThom79
New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 30 May 2016

I stayed here in Jan of 2013 wrote a review stating the place is not what was expected. It's in a good location but the owners need better communication amongst themselves. I showed up and no one wanted to open the gate. The place has a pool, parking and a great cafe a few blocks away. It's 5-10 minutes to...

Thank Gabrielle G
Brookline, New Hampshire
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Friendly owners, location to Old San Juan and beach, and kitchen with microwave make up for the lack of upkeep. We loved the place and will stay again.The bus is just down the street and goes to OSJ bus terminal.Nice to walk on beach and then back on street with a stop at Panaderia Espana!

Thank libbywa
East Bethel, Minnesota
Reviewed 6 February 2014

I would agree with the other poor review on here. We usually try to find hotels on the cheaper side, but this is by far the worst one we have ever stayed at. From all the good reviews, I'm not sure if we just got a bad room or what. The faucet was falling off the sink the shower was...

3Thank Tim Q
Daniela G, Manager at El Patio Guest House, responded to this review

We truly apologize for the inconvenience of your stay. Thank you for letting us know, that way we know the feedback we receive and how to fix our errors. We'll make sure that it won't happen again.

Puerto Rico
Reviewed 27 January 2013 via mobile

Very clean and quiet. Nice place to stay and sleep...like home. Next time I will choose El Patio again. :)) There's a Spanish Bakery ( Panaderia España) near the place, with good food, pastry, and wines. Try the caldo gallego soup!

2Thank PRSOL
Reviewed 5 December 2012

A lovely place,very cozy..We always like to stay there..Very quiet.Its a perfect place to feel like in home! Clean and good attendance. is located across the main streets.You can walk thru the streets and admire all the houses. nice people around. For me a little far from beach,but the pool is perfect. Have a fridge in the bedrooms for the...

Thank Betty R
Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 3 November 2012

I stayed at El Patio on multiple occasions. It's a great value. The bed was comfortable, you can walk to the beach, the pool is nice, the staff was very helpful every time. If you think you won't be spending much time in your room (which you shouldn't because you should be at the beach drinking pina coladas), then this...

1Thank Mariya1981
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 26 October 2012

Decided to stay here because we didn't want to splurge too much since it was our last day in Puerto Rico and we needed a place close to the airport for our early flight, and yet still enjoy the town - one last time. The place is conveniently located away from the main street of where all shops, hotels and...

1Thank TabsterInc
Newark, New Jersey
Reviewed 10 August 2012

I could Honestly say I was very happy with my stay..Beautiful guess house where u could always feel like home..I love Ms Angela she will deff make u feel like home..The enviroment was great but the stay was the best..Thanx once again & i Promise u i will continue on going back more & more each & eveytime i visit...

2Thank Car0lina83
Orlando, Florida, United States
Reviewed 8 March 2012

First time here and will return again & again,close to everything, airport, restaurants,pueblo supermarket (open 24/7) best price in town. Ms Angela will make you fill like home, no pressure and very cozy room + has pool, free coffee, soda machine, and secure parking. The police goes by very offen 24/7 so you will fill safe here.I was here for...

3Thank Junior S

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Patio Guest House is a modern inn, with Old World charm, and hospitality. Our goal is to make you feel at home. For more information, read the description and the general information. DescriptionEl Patio Guest House "A Short Walk to the Beach"El Patio Guest House is a modern inn, with Old World charm, and hospitality.... El Patio is only a short drive from Luis Munoz Marin International Airport. Is is close to shopping, beaches, restaurants, and the many things to do in Isla Verde. The poolside at El Patio is a favorite gathering place for guests. El Patio's conviviality and personal attention from Angela Martinez, your bilingual hostess, make it a favorite for both business travelers and vacationers. You'll appreciate the tranquility, the companionship, the modern comfort and old world charm. El Patio brings you the best of both worlds. Angela Martinez founded this two-story inn in 1960, now 52 years later, El Patio is still open for business and welcomes anyone who wants to enjoy the beauty and enchantment of Puerto Rico. Now at almost 87 years old, Angela does anything to make you feel at home along with her daughter and her granddaughter Daniela, that is our goal.Enjoy El Patio's many terraces. And don't forget, for sun lovers, one of Puerto Rico's most beautiful beaches is only steps away. Each tropically furnished room has a private bath, A/C, Cable TV (currently no cable available), a refrigerator, and a closet. You can use the facilities of the guest kitchen, the laundromat, and the pool. A FRIENDLY WELCOME AWAITS YOU AT EL PATIO. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Patio Guest House

Address: Urb. Ext. Villamar #23 Mar de Bering | Carolina, PR, Isla Verde, Carolina 00979, Puerto Rico
Region: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > Carolina > Isla Verde
Price Range: $84 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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El Patio Guest House Hotel Isla Verde
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“Number 7 had no air conditioning when we were there but cross ventilation. We don't like AC.”
libbywa, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
“1st fl is always great closer to the kitchen & pool etc..Ac r very good..”
Car0lina83, 10 Aug 2012 | Read review
“Second floor was great for me and next to the terrace which was brezzy and nice view.”
JuniorS837, 7 Mar 2012 | Read review
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