Rated 3 out of 5 by Larry787 Nice hotel/Nice location
Great location and nice hotel overall. There is really not much special about the hotel other than its location in Old San Juan. Staff is friendly, check in was easy and fast, room was very clean. However, elevators take time to arrive and need a cleaning. Main entrance is unmarked off the Main Street an difficult to locate. No electricity on the second day (staff stated it was city wide but everywhere else we went had electricity).
July 6, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by bilirkisi This hotel needs renovation!
This hotel needs an overhaul. A total renovation of the building is necessary. Very dingy. Motel quality. We were given an option to pick a free dink, or 250 points. We picked free drink but there was no place to have the drink. The casino gave us a free drink anyway since we played. So this was a waste of 250 points. We found leftover clothing from previous guest in our room which meant it was not cleaned out properly.
February 18, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by kevint We enjoyed our stay.
Good location. Walking distance to everything in Old San Juan.
I was hoping to save a bit and self-park, but we spent the extra $5/ day to Valet as parking lots can get full and streets can get crowded. If I didn't have extended family with me, I would've parked a few blocks away in a super cheap lot.
We got lucky with a room facing the cruise ships (probably the best view from this hotel). Our friend's room had a view of a parking garage.
Pool was a bit small, but we didn't choose this hotel to swim.
The hot tub water was a greenish-brown color, but we didn't tell anyone about it for them to correct it.
One morning we were woken by sounds of intermittent banging. Not sure where they were coming from (stairway or room above). It lasted about 10 minutes.
The hotel staff was great at suggesting places to eat.
I would go back to this hotel.
March 31, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Tbubblz Post Carnival Cruise
We chose to stay and see the city after our cruise and it was perfect. We enjoyed being close to all of the downtown attractions.
October 29, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Dexter Not too shabby
The location of the hotel was great. The staff was friendly and helpful. The Casino was a little dated. The main restaurant in the hotel was closed on Monday which we didn't realize till we went down for dinner, then had to come up with a last minute change which took a little time. The bathroom had, had the caulking with mold on it just caulked over instead of being stripped of and done new.
March 1, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by JRGold The Worst I have stayed at
This is the worst Sheraton I have stayed. The
front desk staff was very unfriendly, inexperienced. I was double charged for
my room and over limited my credit card.
Waited 3 hours at check in for a clean room
when others were allowed to check in.
Was woke up at 4am by hotel security for
the room next to me, was told by the front desk
it was a simple wake up call.
March 18, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by reviewer2012 Mediocre. Not recommended.
Hotel was disappointing. Nothing to write about. Old construction. Management is keeping it up just about enough to keep it going. Staff are pleasant enough without being helpful. Its a cash cow with the hotel regularly going full, so there is no need to make much effort (probably thanks to its strategic location opposite the cruise ship docks.)
Bathroom has not been updated in 20 years. Some bedrooms are extremely musty. Large bedrooms though. Really large for even the basic traditional rooms. No wireless internet in the rooms. No comfortable office chair for the work desk. Small pool on the top floor. Its a three star hotel at best with an excellent photographer having taken the photos on the SPG site.
Had one meal at the Chicago Burger Company restaurant. Burger was not served as requested. Staff were more casual about it than was expected (I would have insisted they replace the meal - but I had no time to wait around...)
April 20, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Betty04 Great Hotel
This hotel was great. My husband and I
travel the world extensively and were so impressed with the customer service - from checking in with Sibelia -her smile and cheerfulness- to checking out with
Marco-his helpfulness and friendly attitude, which means so much to us. The
hotel was very close to everything and very clean! Highly recommend this hotel!!
September 10, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by tati51 great location
first time staying in old san juan and it was an excellent choice - the hotel is located near the docks where cruise ships arrive - you can take the ferry to catano for the barcardi visit - you can pick up the trolley a block over - the hotel has two great restaurants but there is an abundance of restaurants throughout to satisfy everyone's taste -
October 5, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by Amy48 A little disappointed...
Check in was to be at 3 and room not ready until 5pm, the screws to the dead locks kept falling out, the panels were broken on the window/door, and the swimming pool is small. Not enough area to sunbathe. The closest beach is 25 minutes away and we were told that a shuttle would transport to and from the airport...not true. We were disappointed.
March 16, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by JCM2 Two awful nights
I spent two awful nights in room #900 in the Sheraton Old San Juan. The walls are paper thin and every sound echoed making sleep next to impossible.
1) Young adults up amd down halls slamming doors
2) Music in the Gym blaring all night
3) Elevator dinging due to be held open by quests
4) Towel cart from pool clanking on the ceramic floor tiles
August 7, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by mellowman4 Dissapointed and Kudos
Pool was closed during my stay, price to high considering part of the reason staying at this hotel was because of the pool. Valet parking needs improvement, second time staying at this hotel in 2 months, and valet is very slow. Restaurant manager was friendly, allowed us to come in to hotel 15 minutes before it opened, food was amazing.
December 17, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by al1999 great location, friendly staff, outdated hotel
The location was great and the staff friendly and helpful. Great little pool on the roof. For the price it was definitely a good stay but if you are looking for something sophisticated, romantic, or modern this is not the place. The hotel is clean, the staff does an excellent job, but the design is outdated and cheesy.
April 19, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by DANCER952 EXCELLENT AND FRIENDLY STAFF
YOUR STAFF EXCEEDED MY EXPECTATIONS AND IF THERE WERE ANY PROBLEMS OR QUESTIONS, PROMPTLY ADDRESSED THEM. THE STAFF ADDRESSED ME BY NAME AND IT MADE ME FEEL VERY SPECIAL. I WANT TO THANK YOU FOR THE BEST BED I HAVE EVER EXPERIENCED IN A HOTEL STAY. IT WAS ACTUALLY ACROSS THE STREET FROM CRUISE TERMINAL - EXCELLENT.
August 9, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Sfruth This the THE hotel to stay at
This was our first visit to Puerto Rico, and not having a lot of traveling experience, we were so warmly greeted and felt welcomed, esp by Luis D right at the door !!! He and the hard working bellman were always there to answer questions and direct us in the right direction!
March 9, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by Cswchef Great Location
Great location but a very old hotel that is slowly falling apart. Front desk checked us in early which was much appreciated. The room was quite used. Smelled of old. Not modern at all. Next time I will book at the Convention Center Sheraton-much newer.
January 17, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by AndrewBrooklyn Cool Sharaton
+ location (Old San Juan)
+ SPG recognition
+ friendly staff (generally Puerto Ricans are extremely friendly)
+ bed (comfy)
+ gym (surprisingly well equipped)
+ valet parking (fast service)
- breakfast (not as good, not fresh fruits)
- slow elevators
December 25, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Jerimiah Great location
Greta location if you are not a beach person which I am not. Within walking distance of all of Old San Juan. Free trolley stops in front of hotel so you can get anywhere in old San Juan. Room was clean and nice. Staff was very helpful and courteous.
November 17, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by Don19 Both Guest safety and staff Responsiveness severly lacking
Our stay was 7/4/2014 thru 7/8/2014
On 7/5 upon returning to our room early evening on 7/5, our door was left ajar and unlocked, and the room had no towels. I called front desk to voice concern and was told maid must not have pulled door tight and they would look into.
On 7/7 upon returning to our room late afternoon we opened the door which was locked, but noticed a child's shoe laying on the floor in middle of the room. The maid was around the corner so we asked her who had children in our room while we were gone and she tried to explain in Spanish and gestures that the shoe must have been wrapped in sheets???? My wife and I immediately went to the front desk to inform them of this second security violation. The desk clerk seemed concerned, wrote down all our information and said she would talk to her manager right away and get back to us with an explanation.
Upon checkout on 7/8 the clerk asked if everything was OK during our stay, I said no and asked what the Manager said about our safety concerns, She had no idea what I was talking about and didn't seem to care.
July 18, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by GFSK Great Location
I was surprised that the rooms do not include bathrobes and was disappointed of the limited dining options at the hotel. The Paoli restaurant is not open every day which only leaves the bar/Chicago Burgers or leaving the property.
May 7, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by dontdoit not pleased
was treated differently..check in was selective and delayed also wasn't greeted the same as other guests & wasn't made aware of the hotel amenities...overheard about computer, pool, spa, etc from greeting of guests who checked in after
August 11, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by LoveOldSanJuan Great Staff
The bellmen are superb. So are the front desk staff. Fred, Pedro, Angel and Joseph are super. Others (names?) are also most helpful especially with using PC for airline boarding passes. We keep coming back because of the great staff.
March 5, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by EmilyK23 Great location, wonderful stay
We enjoyed our stay very much. The location in Old San Juan made it perfect for sight seeing and easy access to the pier for a cruise. The staff was helpful and the facilities were very nice. I would definitely stay there again.
March 8, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Rita2830 excellent for cruise and seeing old san juan
Perfect place to stay before or even after your cruise right across the street from the port. Even if your not on a cruise it has the perfect location to see and participate in all the activities in Old San Juan.
June 11, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Angel84 Old San Juan
Sheraton Old San Juan was very clean and comfortable The Carnival pier was within walking distance. Close to shopping and great restaurants.
August 18, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Melissa68 Great experience for pre/post cruisers
The Sheraton is in a great location. You can walk to everything around Old San Juan, including the pier for your cruise. Staff was friendly and very helpful. Breakfast was great and so was the Chicago Burger place.
October 21, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Natasha Best choice for pre-/postcruise stay
Location is unbeatable. Rooms are spacious, with good state of A/c.
Staff is very helpful and patient, doing their best to serve every weird need of the customer.
It would be great if breakfast was complimentary.
December 5, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by Pucks Relaxing Getaway
We came to Old San Juan to escape the winter for a few days. While we had been here before, we had never stayed in the Old San Juan Section. It was delightful and the hotel exceeded all of our expectations.
March 11, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by BrownieLady Great Hotel
This hotel is now one of my favorites. The location is perfect and the staff are very helpful.
I have traveled to Puerto Rico several times and have tried other local hotels, this one is highest on my list.
September 3, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Izg88 Great location
The front desk staff and the bell boys are so friendly and focused on providing an exceptional service.
A big plus for this property is the location, Old San Juan is so magical at every moment of the day.
December 26, 2012