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Old September 16th, 2005, 02:58 PM
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Default Staying in san juan

San Juan, have two days of a lay over, before and aftr cruise, booked into the coral princess and then tu casa boutique, any info on these places or any other suggestions
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Old September 16th, 2005, 05:03 PM
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We stay at the howard Johnson in Isle Verde.It is across the street from the beach[you go up a walkway].The price is $100 a night ,there is also a clean pool .
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Old September 27th, 2005, 05:22 PM
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We stayed at the Holiday Inn Express for a pre-cruise for 2 days. Nice place! In the middle of everything. There was some construction going on (this is back in April) & pretty much all buildings are literally built on top of each other (think less than 5 feet apart - like NYC).

We did a tour from our hotel of the Observatory which included a Cave Tour. It's an all day event.

There's a wonderful restaurant just down the street (head towards the right when you walk out & then right again at the main street section). It's about 3-4 blocks down & they serve Argentina beef (if you are a meat lover!). This steak is more flavorful than our own beef here in the U.S. Just melts in your mouth. There's also a Walgreens(?) right behind it if you forgot any last minute things plus a few other restaurants.

I would stay there again in a heartbeat & ignore the bigger, pricer hotels. You are only using it for sleeping/showers only. They have a nice pool also. I think our room rate was like $79 a night.
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