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tobytovar September 8th, 2013 07:10 PM

San Juan overnight with shuttle to ship ?
 
I am looking for a hotel in San Jaun, P.R. that offers transport from airport and a shuttle to the cruise port. Please offer your recommendations.
Thank you.

Trip September 8th, 2013 10:00 PM

Find out which pier your ship is docked at....last time I sailed Carnival from SJ, we were docked in Old San Juan..the Wyndham is right across the street.

Donna September 9th, 2013 07:48 AM

Yes, I've stayed there, great place to pre-cruise, although they do not offer a free shuttle, you'll need to take a cab from the airport and another one to the port. I forget what hotel it is now, but it used to be the Wyndham....Even though, you ship may be right across the street, best to use a cab..

Trip September 9th, 2013 09:09 AM

Is it now another chain? It used to be the Sheraton, then the Wyndham.

green_rd September 9th, 2013 09:30 AM

Kayak shows it as still a Sheraton. We docked across the street last weekend

Trip September 9th, 2013 11:33 AM

It appears the Wyndham went back to it's Sheraton roots.....not sure I've seen that happen before....

Old San Juan Hotels - Official Site for Sheraton Old San Juan Hotel & Casino

EMG September 9th, 2013 06:27 PM

I'm still in San Juan from my cruise that got back yesterday. The boat docks in Old San Juan, any cab will take you there as the port entrance is right on the street. No "ship yards" to enter as you would in FL or other states.

One thing that I didn't like was taxi's now charging $1 per bag. I'm a lot pissed about that and they can now count that dollar per bag as their tip. The nickel and dime-ing needs to come to an end.

tobytovar September 11th, 2013 08:34 PM

San Juan Hotels
 
Thank you all for your answers. So it is the Sheraton, gotta take a cab, and they charge $1 a bag extra. I consider that a bargain considering what the airline is charging me for that bag. :wink:

Snoozeman September 20th, 2013 12:59 PM

You can walk from hotel to pier. No taxi needed except for airport to hotel.


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