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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pros: Great location right on the Isla Verde beach. 5 minutes from International Airport. Two miles of beautiful beach with parasailing, kite surfing and jet skiing. Many places to eat good food nearby some expensive and some not. Parking included. Music at night at the bar. Maria del Mar will make sure to address any concerns you may have during...

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Walpole, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The ESJ Azul was a pleasant surprise. Located directly on the beach, very close to the airport and to Old San Juan, the location cannot be beat! It's also walking distance to small restaurants, grocery markets and souvenir shops. The hotel pool was wonderful (I loved the afternoon Bingo games!) and very well kept and fresh, with lots of chaise...

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Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed a week at ESJ Azul for a family vacation. Upon request, we were upgraded to an updated oceanview room free of charge. I wanted to make sure we got an upgraded room based on the reviews here and my opinions are based entirely on the upgraded accommodations we got. The room was rather modest, but very clean and...

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Nova Scotia, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just came from ESJ Azul. The people running this place are great. We rented a condo. The beach is right in the back. It has a nice lounge area with entertainment at night. It has a great convenience store, a restaurant and awesome door staff! You walk out and they get you a cab. Plus the area is great. There...

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the worst hotel we have been in over a 30 year period, Rooms were not particularly clean, very dated and needed renovating. We finally accepted the fourth room which had been partially renovated. The third room when opening the balcony doors allowed wind in which blew many of the false ceiling panels out of position which I had...

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3Thank Noel L
new york
Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful beaches and pool and its situated in a wonderful location. Other than that its not so great. If your a timeshare, they do not clean your rooms and if you want new towels you have to put the old ones in a bag and request new ones the day before and if your stuff is not out by the...

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2Thank gfab
Bayamon, Puerto Rico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent customer service. Good breakfast. Rooms are very neat and clean. We enjoy the beautiful beach and swimming pool very neat and clean. The facility have a bar if you don't want to go out is good music and drinks. We have a great time.

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3Thank aidac805
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is well located. However, everything else is not worth the price you pay. Guest yell from balconies and management does not do anything. If you are looking for a place to rest this is definitely not the place. The noise comming from the street is so loud you cannot rest. A construction just next door (which the same...

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3Thank Tatelaz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location of the hotel and the pool was the only good thing about this hotel. The room was aweful, not clean in general, and not cleaned daily. The shower in our room was horrible, and the floor became a wading pool every time we used the shower. I asked for extra towels, and got some, but then housekeeping never...

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this based on the photos from this site but my experience was far different. I was looking for decent middle of the road place, not too fancy. When I asked for a renovated room the clerk said there are only 4 and they were full! Out of what, like 200 rooms? We ended up in a room that...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
ESJ Towers was originally opened in 1975, offering 450 rooms which range from studios to three bedrooms, all providing kitchenettes or full kitchens & laundry facilities in select apartments, making them the largest sized accommodations in the area. It has been an iconic property on the beautiful Isla Verde Beach for 40 years, functioning as a mix of hotel and timeshare resort, with many owners coming to ESJ since the beginning. Starting in June of 2015, ESJ embarked on an ambitious rebranding and renovation of the property to the new ESJ Azul. This included extensive renovation of the lobby, all hallways, restaurant, and the addition of a newbar/lounge, gameroom, and sales center. Already blessed with one of the best locations on the beach in the San Juan area, the new ESJ Azul is truly an amazing testament to good service, spacious and comfortable rooms, and a legacy of excellence that is more apparent than ever. ... more   less 

Additional Information about ESJ Azul

Address: 6165 Ave Isla Verde, Isla Verde, Carolina 00979-5700, Puerto Rico (Formerly ESJ Towers)
Region: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > Carolina > Isla Verde
Price Range: ₹ 8,687 - ₹ 17,049 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — ESJ Azul 3.5*
Number of rooms: 451
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Also Known As:
Esj Towers Hotel Isla Verde
Esj Hotel Carolina
Esj Tower San Juan
El San Juan Towers
Esj Towers San Juan
San Juan Towers Hotel
San Juan Hotel Esj Towers
ESJ Azul Isla Verde, Puerto Rico - Carolina
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#9 On the Beach Hotel in Isla Verde
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“If available, you may ask for rooms that are more updated”
801edwinr, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an updated room/”
, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Corner suite has two different views Ask for renovated rooms”
NoelL960, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I would try and rent a condo versus booking it as a hotel room. Then you know what your room is like beforehand.”
367LisaL367, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Definitely request (or wait for) an updated room.”
Q6193LXjosephd, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
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