El San Juan Resort - Casino Curio Collection By Hilton



Located in the trendy Isla Verde District of San Juan, Puerto Rico, El San Juan Hotel boasts enviable beach access and a refined resort atmosphere. Accented with eye-catching blue and gray decor. El San Juan Resort & Casino is located in the foyer of the Hilton Hotel in the city of San Juan. This property is best known for being one of the most luxurious resort casinos in Puerto Rico, and was famous for its celebrity visits back in the 1960’s. Experience the iconic El San Juan Hotel, one of Puerto Rico’s most authentic and exciting luxury lifestyle properties. Nestled within 15 tropical acres directly on 2 miles of the award winning Isla Verde Beach and features an iconic lobby of nightlife and entertainment. Last week we reported that the 388-room El San Juan Hotel, formerly a Hilton Curio Collection property, had reflagged as a Fairmont. Since then, Fairmont has reached out to TPG to offer some more details about the brand change and how it affects travelers with Hilton Honors points reservations.

6063 Isla Verde Avenue,00979San Juan

Overview

Rediscover our Island of Enchantment. Experience the iconic El San Juan Hotel, one of Puerto Rico’s most authentic and exciting luxury lifestyle properties. Nestled within 15 tropical acres directly on 3.2 km of the award winning Isla Verde Beach and features an iconic lobby of nightlife and entertainment.

Fairmont El San Juan Hotel, features four outdoor swimming pools, a swim-up bar, poolside concierge service, and new luxury cabanas. With beach access guests can take advantage of water activities such as jet skiing or parasailing, then relax on the spacious sundeck.

The property offers several dining options and bars as well as the famed BRAVA nightclub and The Shops of El San Juan.

Customize your stay with variety of spacious guest rooms, suites, pool and beachfront villas. All accommodations are well appointed with a modern bathroom, flat-screen TV, iHome docking station and WiFi.

Rooms: 14

Hotel Chain: Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

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Facilities of Fairmont El San Juan Hotel

Activities

  • Tennis court
  • Pool table
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Movie nights
  • Themed dinners
  • Happy hour
  • Live music/Performance
  • Live sports events (broadcast)

Food & Drink

El san juan resort - casino curio collection by hilton hotel
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Packed lunches
  • Snack bar
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Kids' meals

Pool and Spa

  • Fitness center
  • Spa
  • Massage
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor pool (year-round)
  • Beachfront
  • Pool with view
  • Plunge pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Pool bar
  • Shallow end
  • Swimming pool

Transportation

  • Car rental

Front Desk Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Newspapers
  • Express check-in/out
  • Currency exchange
  • Tour desk
  • Baggage storage
  • ATM on site
  • Concierge
  • Invoice provided

Common Areas

  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Game room
  • Shared lounge/TV area

Entertainment & Family Services

  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Entertainment staff
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Evening entertainment
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Kids' TV channels

Cleaning Services

  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Ironing service
  • Suit press
  • Daily housekeeping

Business Facilities

  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Business center
  • Fax/Photocopying

El San Juan Hotel Curio Collection By Hilton Casino

Shops

  • Gift shop
  • Shops (on site)

Miscellaneous

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Family rooms
  • VIP room facilities
  • Honeymoon suite
  • Elevator
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Heating
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Smoke-free property
  • Air conditioning
  • Designated smoking area

Safety & security

  • Safe
  • 24-hour security
  • Security alarm
  • Smoke alarms
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Fire extinguishers

Safety features

  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Shared stationery (e.g. printed menus, magazines, pens, paper) removed
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and common areas
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • First aid kits available
  • Access to healthcare professionals
  • Face masks for guests available

Physical distancing

  • Contactless check-in/out
  • Cashless payment available
  • Physical distancing rules followed
  • Mobile app for room service
  • Screens or physical barriers between staff and guests in appropriate areas

Cleanliness & disinfection

  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Linens, towels, and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Guest accommodation disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Property cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay

Food & drink safety

  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses, and other tableware sanitized
  • Breakfast to-go containers
  • Delivered food covered securely

Internet

Wired internet is available in all areas and charges apply.

Parking

Public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and charges apply.

Policies of Fairmont El San Juan Hotel

These are general hotel policies for Fairmont El San Juan Hotel. As they may vary per room type, please also check the room conditions.

Check-in

From 16:00 hours

Check-out

Until 11:00 hours

Cancellation / Prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to property type.

Children and Extra Beds

Free!4 children under 9 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.

4 children from 9 to 18 year are charged USD 50 per night when using existing beds.

There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.

The maximum number of total guests in a room is 8.

There is no capacity for cribs in the room.

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Groups

When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Accepted credit cards

  • Mastercard
  • Visa
  • UnionPay credit card
  • UnionPay debit card
  • Discover
  • Diners Club
  • American Express

The property reserves the right to pre-authorize credit cards prior to arrival.

Important Information

Please note that a resort charge will be added to the rate and includes:
HSIA, unlimited local & toll free calls, in room coffee, lobby live entertainment, 24/7 access to Fitness Center, entry Brava Night club.
Dress code:
During the day shirts and cover ups are required in the lobby at all times. Baer feet are not permitted.
From 19:00 sleeveless shirts, shorts, hats, and bare feet are not permitted.

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El San Juan Resort & Casino is located in the foyer of the Hilton Hotel in the city of San Juan. This property is best known for being one of the most luxurious resort casinos in Puerto Rico, and was famous for its celebrity visits back in the 1960’s. When Hilton took over the hotel back in 2014 they intended to keep the magnificent theme and luxurious feel that makes it one of the most popular destinations in Puerto Rico for tourists. The Hilton Group classifies this property under their Curio Collection.

El San Juan is located in the capital city of Puerto Rico, on the Isle Verde Beach. Picture a pristine beachfront hotel perfectly tucked between nature and the city, this is what you can expect from El San Juan Resort & Casino. There are many attractions in the area including restaurants and bars, watersport activities, swimming, and the Museum of Art of Puerto Rico.

The Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport is the only international airport in San Juan, and it is only 2.2 miles away from El San Juan Resort & Casino. The best way to travel is by rental car or taxi/shuttle. There is secure parking available at the resort, with valet and self-parking options (including covered parking spaces) as well as.

The minimum age for both drinking and gambling in Puerto Rico is 18 years old, but the hotel goes one step further by restricting anyone under the age of 21 from entering. The dress code requires semi-formal attire with closed shoes, although a dress code is applicable to the hotel and all other resort facilities. There is an entrance fee if you are not staying at the resort, otherwise a resort fee is paid if booking accommodation for the use of all facilities.

El San Juan Resort & Casino

El San Juan boasts an impressive 17,000 square foot gaming floor that features all the gambling essentials. There is a classy atmosphere about the casino which is the same throughout the entire resort.

The casino is not really meant for high rollers, and it mostly features slot machines. There are a couple of table games spread across the floor, so they are usually over-crowded during peak hours. However, you can enjoy free drinks when playing at the casino. The staff are fairly strict on this rule as you actually have to be involved in a game in order to get free drinks.

The casino operates daily (Monday-Sunday) and stays open from 10AM to 5.30AM. Some of the table games like craps, for example, may only open later in the evening. Like casinos in other parts of the world, the slot machines will always be available. The best time to go to the casino is from 9PM because that is when it starts to get busy.

It is also worth mentioning that the main attraction of the casino is the resort itself. El San Juan Resort & Casino has one of the hottest nightclubs in San Juan, called Brava. There are constantly events being hosted at Brava, and it attracts a lot of locals as well as tourists.

Table games at El San Juan Casino

Being a vacation-style resort, this is not a casino meant for high rollers. Due to the laid-back atmosphere, the minimum bets are relatively low. If you are looking for a VIP casino experience, then you will likely have to look elsewhere.

There are only two types of table games offered at El San Juan. The tables are known to get extremely crowded so make sure you get there relatively early to reserve your spot at the table. There are $10 minimum blackjack tables (these are the most popular) and there are also one or two $20 tables. The rules are similar to most mainland U.S. casinos, except that all players are first dealt their cards before the dealer receives his cards.

You will find a small number of craps tables available. During peak hours, there will be maybe two or three tables running, and they are known to fill up fast. There are $5 and $10 tables and limits are pretty low.

Slots and Video Poker at El San Juan Casino

With just a 17,000 square foot casino floor, you will only find 100-200 slot machines at El San Juan. There are plenty of classic 3-reel machines, as well as modern multi-line video slots. Spin bets range from $0.01 to $5. Also, some of the machines are linked to a progressive jackpot bonus network that increases every time the specific machines within the network are played.

There is no electronic roulette or video poker available.

Hilton

Hotel and Accommodation at El San Juan Resort & Casino

This is a Hilton Hotel and it is known to be a luxurious establishment with the best nightlife in the city. The room options include guest rooms, villas, suites, and specialty suites. Each of these rooms have either one King bed or two Queen beds. The price per person, per night will depend on the type of room you stay in but typically ranges between $220-$750 on average.

A 17% resort fee of the overall accommodation cost will be added to guest’s booking bill so they can use all the facilities within the resort, which includes entrance to the casino.

Restaurants at El San Juan Resort & Casino

El San Juan Resort & Casino is perfectly located in the city of San Juan where there are plenty of dining options in the area. The Caña restaurant by famed chef Juliana González incorporates the freshest ingredients of the island to bring you modern dishes that explode with native flavors. Here you can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner inside or outside by the pool.

Trattoria Napoles is a family run restaurant inside of the El San Juan Resort. They offer a more casual dining experience for families. Here you can enjoy a selection of pizzas, salads, and sandwiches perfect for a casual lunch or dinner.

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