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Get an overview of this hotelUpscale resort on the beach, with 4 outdoor swimming pools

Popular highlights

Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk
Multilingual staff

Located in Carolina, El San Juan Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton is within a 10-minute drive of The Mall of San Juan and Plaza las Americas.

This 4-star resort is 5.9 mi (9.5 km) from Condado Beach and 6.6 mi (10.6 km) from Puerto Rico Convention Center.

Make yourself at home in one of the 388 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and espresso makers. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while 50-inch LED televisions with cable programming provide entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 4 outdoor swimming pools, a nightclub, and outdoor tennis courts. Additional features at this resort include a hair salon, shopping on site, and wedding services.

Enjoy Caribbean cuisine at Cana by Juliana Gonzalez, one of the resort's 4 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. When you are in need of a refreshing drink, visit the beach bar or one of 6 bars/lounges, or 3 poolside bars. Buffet breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

Featured amenities include wired Internet access (surcharge), express check-in, and express check-out. Planning an event in Carolina? This resort has facilities measuring 40000 square feet (3716 square meters), including conference space. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

El San Juan Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton

Renovations & Closures

The following facilities are closed until further notice:
  • Spa
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours on weekdays. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Lie back and work on your tan with relaxing beach amenities like umbrellas and sun loungers. At El San Juan Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton you can cool off in one of the 4 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa.

Dining is available at one of the resort's 4 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include 3 poolside bars and 6 bars/lounges. Wired Internet access is available for a surcharge. This beach resort also offers outdoor tennis courts, a 24-hour fitness center, and a terrace. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge. A total renovation of this property was completed in December 2018.

El San Juan Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in 
  • Beach bar 1 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 4 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 6 
  • Number of poolside bars - 3 
  • Full-service spa 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Conference space 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Year Built - 1958 
  • Evening entertainment 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wired Internet access - surcharge 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Nightclub 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 3716 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 40000 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Ballroom 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Beach towels 
  • Total number of rooms - 388 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Number of floors - 9 
  • Wedding services 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 4 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Multilingual staff 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Wired high-speed internet ( USD 14.95 )

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • LED TV 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Espresso maker 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

Cana by Juliana Gonzalez - This restaurant specializes in Caribbean cuisine. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

El Bistro - This coffee shop serves breakfast and light fare. Open daily.

Chandelier Bar - This lobby lounge serves light fare only. Open daily.

Wine Bar - Onsite wine bar. Open daily.

Aquarelle - This beachfront restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

4 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with outdoor tennis courts and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Beach volleyball on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 

Spa Services

Well & Being Spa has 8 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.

The spa is open daily.

  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Number of treatment rooms 8 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 150 per accommodation, per stay

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Please note that at this property shirts and shoes are required at all times in the lobby; after 7 PM, tank tops, hats, and headgear are not permitted. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Resort fee: 18 percent of room rate
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Beach access
  • Beach towels
  • Health club access
  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • In-room bottled water
  • Housekeeping
  • Additional inclusions
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for wired Internet in public areas: USD 14.95 (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 22.30 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 28 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 150 per accommodation, per stay
  • Early check-in fee: USD 75 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 75 (subject to availability)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • El Resort & Hilton Hotel
  • El San Juan Casino Hilton
  • El San Juan Resort & Casino Hilton Hotel
  • El San Juan Hotel Casino
  • El San Juan Hotel Isla Verde
  • El San Juan Hotel Puerto Rico
  • El San Juan Resort And Casino
  • El Resort & Casino Hilton Hotel
  • El San Juan Hilton
  • El San Juan Hotel Curio Collection Hilton Carolina
  • El Hotel Curio Collection Hilton
  • El San Juan Curio Collection Hilton Carolina
  • Juan Curio Collection Hilton

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA) guests.

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