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Teguzco
Reviewed 26 March 2015

My wife, son, and I spent a week at the Borinquen in early March, in the midst of spring break. The small, 12-unit motel sits between "The Strip" in Carolina and the same beach used by those staying in luxury accomodations right next door, only a minute from the water and five minutes or less from the airport. It offers...

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Reviewed 24 February 2015

Visited during high season Other hotels were so expensive Had no choice but to stay in this one, do not judge a book by its cover. Loved it! The staff, the location. Room was clean, had everything I needed. Beach right behind us, amazing restaurants n entertainment at walking distance. Will stay there again next visit. Most definitely.

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1Thank Biancora
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 19 February 2015

We didn't use any of the facilities, but it served the purpose we needed. My friends and I got to SJU around midnight, went straight to the hotel via a $16 cab ride. We easily checked in and were shown to our room, where they were able to roll in a sleeping cot for our third person. We used the...

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3Thank Felicia B
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Our flight got in at 1am and we needed a place to sleep for a few hours before picking up our rental car. It was just my daughter and I and since we arrived so late, we did not turn on the TV. We had a nice, large, clean room with very comfortable beds and a large shower in the...

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2Thank ozarkmama
Reviewed 12 February 2015

Agree that the hotel is conveniently located close to airport and beach, large free parking lot, and is clean and the staff is helpful. The minor problems that we encountered were the wifi worked in the lobby but not in the room, and we were directed into the lobby/kitchen to use the wifi but encountered a swarm of mosquitoes that...

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5Thank Harpswellboy
boston
Reviewed 6 February 2015

This is a low rent featureless motel that is ideally situated next to the airport ($15 cab ride) and is perfect if you have an early morning getaway. The staff is friendly and helpful. Don't expect much. In fact don't expect anything at all. The place is clean but offers NO amenities. Isle Verde Ave is party central and several...

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2Thank theplug66
Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico
Reviewed 8 January 2015

This is not your average Isla Verde fancy hotel, but it is in Isla Verde! We needed a place to stay the night to go to New Year's Eve parties at an affordable rate, and this was it! It has parking on premises (free, just for guests), it is a walking distance to the area's major hotels, pharmacy, restaurants, car...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 19 November 2014

$80 for a quiet, clean double bed room that is one block from the beach and a variety of restaurants. Good luck finding that combination of amenities elsewhere in San Juan. Also, free parking, AC, wifi, cable TV. If you're not in Isla Verde/Carolina for a luxury vacation and just need a tidy, basic place to stay, this is it!...

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3Thank rsmalling
Reviewed 15 November 2014

The upside to this hotel is that you are one block from the beach. The staff was friendly and the shared kitchen would be handy for longer visits. The downside is that the conditions of the room was in very poor repair. Especially the bed, which I would argue is the most important part of a rented room for sleeping....

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joe p, Manager at Borinquen Beach Inn, responded to this review

Hi Scut1517, Regarding your concern about the bed, we would like you to know that all of our mattresses are new including the box spring, less than 6 months and they have the same quality as the ones at the Ritz Carlton Hotel and Sheraton Hotels. Thanks, BBI Team

New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 November 2014 via mobile

Me and my husband enjoyed our staying in this hotel, great location just 5 minutes driving from the aiport, just a few steps away from the beach, bus station is right outside ,The rooms are good enough to rest, the staff was friendly and helpful.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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Additional Information about Borinquen Beach Inn

Address: 5451 Ave Isla Verde, Carolina 00979-5612, Puerto Rico
Region: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > Carolina
Price Range: $104 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Borinquen Beach Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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Borinquen Beach Hotel Isla Verde
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“Close to beach, quiet”
 of 5 bubbles PamelaD583, 9 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in back.”
 of 5 bubbles Teguzco, 25 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Stay at another hotel. Its better.”
 of 5 bubbles 508cu, 19 Sep 2014 | Read review
“If you'll be using the kitchen, ask for a room closer to the communal area. Rooms on the street side of the hotel are quieter because there are often parties on the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles Ani_Gonzalez, 17 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Best if your room does not face the street to avoid street noise at night.”
 of 5 bubbles bluestocking78, 11 Jun 2014 | Read review
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