Where to Stay
My Favorite Hotel Restaurants in Puerto Rico
A completely subjective list of my favorite hotel restaurants in Puerto Rico. While a good hotel may not always have a good restaurant, a good restaurant will almost always elevate a hotel ... at least, it does for me!
Review of Hotel Meliá in Ponce, Puerto Rico
A review of the Hotel Meliá, a family-run institution that exemplifies the old-fashioned charm of Ponce, Puerto Rico's picturesque second city.
Puerto Rico Hotels
Check out this comprehensive listing of hotels in Puerto Rico, including reviews and "best of" lists. Hoetels, B&Bs, inns, resorts and guest houses are sorted by city or destination as well as by category.
Puerto Rico's Best Boutique Hotels
What, exactly, makes a hotel "boutique"? It's the term for small, non-chain properties that offer something unique, and usually of a certain quality standard. Here are Puerto Rico's best.
The Horned Dorset Primavera Hotel in Puerto Rico
An image gallery of the Horned Dorset Primavera in Rincón, along with ten reasons why I consider it the best hotel in Puerto Rico. For an unforgettable intimate retreat, you can't beat this one-of-a-kind boutique property.
The Ponce Hilton: A Jewel in the Pearl of the South
Located in historic Ponce, the Ponce Hilton is an architectural complement to Puerto Rico's colonial second city. With a golf course, casino, gourmet restaurant and other amenities, the Hilton is a clear favorite for travelers to this part of the island.
Surf 'n Stay in Rincon at 787 Surf
Surf. Stay. And in peak season, even dine at one destination in Rincon. Surf 787 splits its time, offering an adult resort in the winter months (December to April) and a kids' camp in the summer months. It's a cool, unique spot for people who love surfing, or want to learn from the pros.
Most Romantic Hotels in Puerto Rico
From hidden mountain retreats to sumptuous artistry in the heart of the old city, there are plenty of hotels that will appeal to the romantic in you. These properties win my vote for most love-inducing of them all.
Review of Wildflowers Guest House in Boquerón, Puerto Rico
A review of Wildflowers Guest House, a pleasant choice for budget travelers in the quiet, rustic town of Boquerón.
Images of El Conquistador Hotel
An image gallery of the sprawling and luxrious El Conquistador Hotel by About.com Guide Teresa Plowright. Located East of San Juan, the El Conquistador is one of the best hotels in Puerto Rico.
Travel and Leisure Magazine Top 500 Hotels
Check out which of Puerto Rico's hotels made the list of Travel and Leisure Magazine's Top 500 Hotels in the World for 2009. Here's a hint: they're both in San Juan.
Puerto Rico's Paradores: Country Inns and Small Hotels
A description of Puerto Rico's Paradores and a listing of recommended inns and small hotels.
Parador Guánica 1929
One of the featured Paradores, or Country Inns, listed by the Puerto Rico Tourism Company, Parador Guánica is a charming and historic building worth a look for people who want to get off the beaten path.
A five-bedroom inn in Culebra, each with private bath, fridge and AC. The Palmetto is run by knowledgeable and friendly hosts Mark and Terrie Hayward.
Not to be confused with the global Meliá chain of resort hotels, the nostalgic and charming Hotel Meliá in Ponce fits in perfectly with the character of the historic city.
Copamarina Beach Resort
A hidden gem in an undiscovered corner of Southenr Puerto Rico, Copamarina offers guests service, style, and surroundings that's tough to beat anywhere on the island.
The Lazy Parrot Inn
One of the best bets for value, comfort, and a friendly ambience, The Lazy Parrot is a popular, laid back inn in Rincón.
Inns in El Yunque - Inns at El Yunque Rainforest
El Yunque is all about getting away from it all, taking a giant step back and basking in a back-to-the-land environment. And the best way to enjoy Puerto Rico's verdant paradise is to stay at a small inn or B&B nestled in the rainforest. If that sounds good to you, El Yunque Inns is a great resource. I'm familiar with two of its member inns, and I recommend them both. In addition, the site gives you tips on what to do and see when you visit the rainforest.
A Review of the Gran Meliá Puerto Rico
The Gran Meliá Puerto Rico Golf Resort is among the most exclusive and pristine golf destinations on the island. Beyond the greens, this expansive hotel is a luxury all-suite property built to indulge and delight.
Best Spa Hotels in Puerto Rico
A review of the best spa resorts in Puerto Rico, featuring flagship properties like the Ritz-Carlton, the W, St. Regis, Waldorf Astoria and Wyndham.
Review of the Rainforest Inn in El Yunque
With comfortable mountain-lodge style accommodations, gourmet breakfasts and one incredible natural pool a short hike away, the Rainforest Inn brings the best of El Yunque to you.
Review of El Conquistador Resort Hotel in Fajardo, Puerto Rico
A review of the sprawling and full-of-amenities El Conquistador Resort, which offers guests a complete vacation experience unlike any other hotel in Puerto Rico.
Review of the Ramada Hotel in Ponce, Puerto Rico
A review of the charming and affordable Ramada Hotel in the historic heart of Ponce, Puerto Rico.
Elite Hotels in Puerto Rico
A list of elite hotels in Puerto Rico, which include two Ritz-Carlton properties, two Waldorf Astoria hotels, a W Retreat Vieques and several boutique gems.
Green Hotels in Puerto Rico
Eco-tourists, check out this list of green hotels under Puerto Rico's Green Lodging Program.
5 Reasons to Visit the El Conquistador Resort in Puerto Rico
From the water park to the private island, I can give you 5 reasons why the Waldorf Astoria's El Conquistador in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, is the most complete resort in Puerto Rico.
The Rio Mar Beach Resort Hotel in Puerto Rico, A Wyndham Grand Resort
The Rio Mar Beach Resort, a Wyndham Grand Hotel, brings the best of Puerto Rico to its guests: comfort, the beach, the rainforest, golf, casinos, restaurants, and of course, the wonderful hospitality of the island.