If you've decided to go on a romantic trip to San Juan after reading our article 10 Best Things to Do in San Juan, Puerto Rico, there are many beautiful hotels and inns to choose from that offer spectacular ocean views, spas, pools, beaches and great restaurants. Here are the best hotels and places to stay in San Juan.

1. La Concha - A Renaissance Resort

La Concha - A Renaissance Resort
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La Concha is a stylish resort on the water's edge in San Juan. Guests can stay in the Ocean Tower or the Suite Tower. The Ocean Tower features Pool Cabana or Ocean Front guest rooms with double beds or a king bed, junior suites with a king and a sofa bed, and a seating area. You can also choose a one-bedroom suite.

The Suite Tower is a more luxurious area with European-style kitchens, expansive baths, and chic furnishings along with an in-room safe, wireless Internet, LCD TVs, and more. Rooms afford guests views of the city or ocean and may include a balcony and a whirlpool.

There is an on-site casino at this resort, and dining options abound. The Perla serves seafood in a luxurious atmosphere or you can eat at Delicias, Solera, Komai Sushi Bar, Aroma, Serafina, or Sereno Bar & Grill. At night, the lobby turns into a nightclub, and you can also grab a bite to eat there.

1077 Ashford Avenue, San Juan, PR, 787-721-7500

2. Condado Vanderbilt

Condado Vanderbilt
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Condado Vanderbilt is designed to give couples an intimate and elegant getaway. The building has been restored and features stunning Spanish Revival architecture. The resort was first built in 1919 but features modern amenities in the rooms and suites.

There are 319 rooms plus 107 suites where you can find features like elegant French doors leading to private balconies and terraces that give you excellent views of the Atlantic Ocean. Every room has fast wireless Internet, high-definition screens, Apple TVs, and fine toiletries and linens.

The hotel has a beach with chaise lounges and cabanas reserved for guests, complete with butler service, food and beverage service, and towel service. In the Beach Tower, you will find a concierge, a sundeck featuring chaise lounges, and two pools. The Spa Tower boasts an infinity pool, a main pool, and a sundeck.

Guests also have access to the Vanderbilt Spa and Fitness Center and the Spa at Condado Vanderbilt. There are VIP packages available with features such as 24-hour butler service. Finally, you can enjoy a delightful meal, snack, or drink at one of the hotel’s seven restaurants, bars, and lounges.

1055 Ashford Ave., San Juan, PR, 787-721-5500

3. The Condado Plaza Hilton

The Condado Plaza Hilton
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The Condado Plaza Hilton is the only hotel in San Juan that offers views of both Condado Lagoon and the Atlantic Ocean. There are several types of rooms both for couples or other guests to enjoy, including rooms and suites. You can enjoy in-room movies, flat-screen TVs, wireless Internet, workstations with ergonomic chairs, deluxe bath amenities, and in-suite mini-fridges.

Guest rooms have private balconies, blackout curtains, hair dryers, coffee makers, and irons. Suites feature a living room area with another cable television and even more spacious bathrooms. You can also get an extra-large suite with a wet bar, a Nespresso coffee machine, a separate entrance, and multiple bedrooms. The resort has its own beach that is tucked away and is perfect for water sports.

There are also four oasis style pools, including a saltwater pool that is the only one of its kind in Puerto Rico. Guests only need to take a short stroll to reach the beaches, nightlife, and shopping, and it only takes five minutes to reach Old San Juan.

999 Ashford Avenue, San Juan, PR, 787-721-1000

4. Canario Boutique Hotel

Canario Boutique Hotel
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This historic boutique hotel is the first of its kind in San Juan, and its convenient location appeals to guests looking for a relaxing and romantic getaway. This bed and breakfast in the Spanish style features 25 rooms, each with air conditioning and private baths, telephones, and cable color TVs. You can choose from six different room types, including Premium, Full Standard, Standard King, Standard Queen, Standard Full, or Single Economy.

This boutique hotel is just a block away from the beach, and its convenient location right in Condado means you don’t have to walk far to enjoy a variety of evening activities. Rooms include a continental breakfast and the morning newspaper. Guests can borrow beach towels, although there are a limited number available. The hotel can direct you towards places that rent beach chairs or nearby spas and fitness centers.

1317 Ashford Avenue, Condado, PR, 877-725-0668

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5. Acacia Boutique Hotel

Acacia Boutique Hotel
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The Acacia Boutique Hotel is perfectly positioned close to fabulous beaches, Old San Juan and the Bacardi Distillery. This hotel is perfect for sun-seeking couples who can literally step out of their rooms and onto the soft beach sand. The hotel also boasts a huge outdoor whirlpool tub where you can relax when you are not on the beach. The rooms are chic and comfortable and guests can choose from a number of bed configurations. Although you will find many restaurants close to the hotel, everyone raves about the on-site Niche restaurant which serves up delicious French bistro-style cuisine in a warm and welcoming setting.

8 Taft Street, Condado, Puerto Rico 00911, 787 725 0668

6. Hotel El Convento

Hotel El Convento
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Hotel El Convento combines old world elegance and charm with modern luxuries in a boutique hotel that is ideal for honeymoons and electrifying getaways. Guests can stay in one of the 58 rooms with handcrafted furniture, Andalusian tile floors, and marble bathrooms. Every room and public area shows off the beautiful architecture. There is wireless Internet throughout the building, and each room has goose-down pillows, plush slippers and bath robes, wireless Internet, Bose radio, cordless phones, irons and ironing boards, hairdryers, refrigerators with complimentary bottled water, an in-room safe, a work desk, and a coffeemaker with Premium Alto Grande coffee.

El Convento Beach Club gives guests pool and beach privileges at the sister properties spread along the best beaches in the area. On site, you will find landscaped areas with an herb garden, a fitness center, coin-operated laundry, and a plunge pool. There are three restaurants, so you can enjoy traditional Puerto Rican dishes, Spanish tapas, or something in between at El Picoteo, Pizza e Birra, or Patio del Nispero. Every day, there is a Manager’s Reception on La Veranda Terrace with hors d’oeuvres and wine. The hotel is just a short walk from historic landmarks, nightlife, museums, restaurants, and more.

100 Cristo Street, Old San Juan, PR, 787-723-9020

7. The Dreamcatcher

The Dreamcatcher
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The Dreamcatche is actually the only vegetarian guesthouse in San Juan, making it perfect for those in search of a romantic getaway that meets their dietary needs. Each of the nine rooms and four apartments in the bed and breakfast has its own unique decorations. Throughout the building, you will find dream catchers and other beautiful artifacts made by Native Americans.

Every room has air conditioning, beach towels, bath towels, and cotton sheets along with an iron and hairdryer. Some rooms have their own private baths while others share with up to two other rooms. There is free wireless Internet throughout the property.

The hotel is right the heart of Ocean Park about 200 steps away from pristine beaches or a quick 10-minute walk to Condado. While there, you can take a mediation or yoga class, go paddle-boarding, or exit the property for easy access to nature-adventure tours. The hotel has bicycles that guests can borrow to explore the nearby areas. Every morning begins with a one or three-course breakfast with natural juice blends.

2009 Calle Espana, San Juan, PR, 787-455-8259

8. San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino

San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino
© San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino

This luxurious resort is perfect for couples looking for a romantic getaway or families who want to relax. It is only steps away from the beach, offering easy access to water activities and sunbathing. The rooms have high-speed Internet, amazing views, and HD televisions. There are also floor-to-ceiling windows to let you enjoy the views, thick mattress, fluffy pillows, high-end bath products, and mini-fridges.

This resort has an outdoor pool, a spa, a whirlpool, a water slide, an arcade room, and a state-of-the-art wellness center. The 14,000 square foot casino with full service is also a major attraction. There are six lounges and restaurants on site, and you can choose from a buffet, full American, continental, grab-n-go, or hot breakfast. Later, have dessert at Gelato & Co, a drink at the Red Coral Lounge, food and drinks at La Vista Latin Grill & Bar, a snack or lunch at La Isla Beach Bar, coffee and light dishes at Coffee Merchants Treats To Go, or Asian cuisine at Wan Chai Noodle Bar.

1309 Ashford Ave., San Juan, PR, 787-722-7000

9. At Wind Chimes Boutique Hotel

At Wind Chimes Boutique Hotel
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Set in a gracious former Spanish villa, the At Wind Chimes hotel offers guests a warm and intimate romantic getaway. The hotel is located in Condado, close to the fabulous Puerto Rican beaches, the amazing colonial Old San Juan and many other popular attractions. The rooms are serene and inviting, featuring classic Spanish décor, individual air conditioning, ceiling fans and cool terracotta floors. All the rooms have a microwave and fridge and several have kitchenettes. There is a small outdoor swimming pool and the popular Boat Bar serves all your favorite Caribbean cocktails and other drinks. Guests also have access to the facilities at the Acacia Hotel.

1750 McLeary Ave, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00911, 787 727 4153

10. Ciqala Luxury Suites

Ciqala Luxury Suites
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Ciqala Luxury Suites offers multiple types of rooms and suites, all of which have their own private bathrooms, safety deposit box, wireless Internet, HD TV with a DVD player, alarm clock, coffeemaker, microwave, refrigerator, closet, and work desk. The basic room has a queen-sized bed, and some suites also have sleeper sofas, full kitchens, dining areas, jetted tubs in the bathroom, rainfall showers, multiple bedrooms, an extra bathroom featuring a tub, and a laundry room.

Take a complimentary shuttle to the beach where you can relax or enjoy cocktails and a rotating menu of Tapas. The rooftop offers excellent views of the city, San Juan Bay, and the sunset. The terrace also has a pool. The Rooftop Terrace and Pool Bar provides you with a pleasant atmosphere where enjoy your favorite drinks, including local juices and rums. Breakfast and dinner are also available every day.

752 Manuel Fernandez Juncos Ave., San Juan, PR, 787-998-1176

11. Coqui Del Mar

Coqui Del Mar
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Walking three minutes from Coqui del Mar will take you to Ocean Park beach. The rooms of this hotel are all apartment-style, allowing you to relax and feel at home during your romantic getaway. The building features art by local artists. Every unit has private full kitchens featuring microwaves, stovetops, ovens, cookware, sinks, fridges, and coffeemakers. All rooms also have private baths and there are in-room safes, hair dryers, and fast wireless Internet.

The hotel aims to be as environmentally friendly as possible, which is why you will notice in-shower dispensers for complimentary toiletries instead of small plastic bottles. The rooms also have air conditioners as well as ceiling fans. Different sleeping arrangements vary, and the hotel can accommodate between two, four, six, or eleven adults per apartment.

Guests have complimentary access to bicycles, free parking, beach chairs, beach umbrellas, beach towels, and a shared whirlpool. The Coqui del Mar guesthouse is just a block from the beach and ten minutes from the cruise ports and airport. You can take a quick walk to casinos, nightclubs, restaurants, grocery stores, and more.

2218 Calle General del Valle, San Juan, PR, 787-220-4204

12. 352 Guesthouse

352 Guesthouse
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352 Guesthouse is set in a colonial gem of a building which was constructed in the 1700’s. It served as a private residence and as the military command post for the Spanish Armada. As such, the property maintains a certain historic ambiance which is sure to provide the ideal backdrop for your romantic getaway. 352 Guesthouse has just 12 colonial style guest rooms which have been beautifully appointed to celebrate their Spanish heritage. All have modern marble bathrooms and two of the rooms have private balconies overlooking San Cristobel Castle and the Capitol. There is a rooftop terrace with whirlpool tub and breakfast is served every morning.

352 Calle San Francisco, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901, 787 367 0636

13. La Terraza De San Juan

La Terraza De San Juan
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La Terraza De San Juan is right in the heart historic Old San Juan, giving guests easy access to area attractions. The unique property consists of two Spanish colonial buildings from the 19th century with charming rooms and apartment suites. Each room has modern conveniences with Old World charm, including artisanal tile floors, soaring ceilings, and wood doors in the colonial style. There are also irons with ironing boards, hair dryers, private bathrooms, air conditioning, small fridges, iHome clock radios, smart TVs, and free wireless Internet. You can also choose a room with a balcony, satellite TV, a queen or king bed, or one that is handicap accessible.

Upon arrival, guests receive locally grown coffee prepared in the vintage espresso machine or fresh infused ice water, and the staff will give you information about the surrounding attractions and hotel. The hotel has a rooftop terrace with beautiful views of historic Old San Juan and San Juan Bay. The terrace is ideal for sunbathing, enjoying an afternoon breeze, taking advantage of the shaded areas, or simply enjoying the views. Ask the staff to borrow a beach towel if you forgot your own and stop by the exciting and popular plunge pool with glass walls. At La Terraza De San Juan, the day begins with a signature breakfast in the lobby or terrace or in your room.

262 Calle del Sol, Viejo San Juan, PR, 787-722-2014

14. Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino

Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino
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The Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino in the Convention Center District offers gorgeous views of the San Juan Bay and is just minutes from historic Old San Juan and numerous beaches. The hotel has 503 rooms, which includes 22 suites. Every room and suite has a 40-inch flat panel TV, an iPod entertainment system, an iron, a well-lit and spacious desk, a Sheraton Sweet Sleeper bed, and wireless access. Depending on the room or suite type, you can also enjoy an ADA compliant room, a chaise lounge, private balconies, parlors, a living area, a wet bar, an extra half-bath, a dining table, an in-room fitness center, or a pantry.

There is a Club Lounge on the 12th floor with beverages, complimentary breakfast, and hors d’oeuvres for certain rooms. This area also has an open-air deck with gorgeous views. The hotel also has a 24-hour Fitness Facility, cabana rentals, shoeshine service, babysitting service, a gift shop, the casino, a sundeck, and an outdoor heated pool. There is also a concierge desk for assistance finding things to do and making dinner reservations. Enjoy a sit-down meal at Choices or Texas de Brazil, a drink and some tapas at District Bar, or a bite at the Pool Bar & Grille.

200 Convention Boulevard, San Juan, PR, 787-993-3500

15. Casa Castellana B&B Inn

Casa Castellana B&B Inn
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The Casa Castellana B&B Inn is the perfect spot for a couple’s getaway in San Juan. Each room has its own unique décor with names based on poetic cities found in Old Spain. Throughout the property, there are gorgeous stained glass windows, and the building dates back to the 1920s. Rooms have Egyptian cotton bedding, Turkish cotton towels of high-quality, monogrammed guest robes, and flat screen TVs and DVD players.

The property also has peaceful terraces perfect for relaxing and daydreaming. Other amenities include a kitchen available for guests, a BBQ grille, an indoor lounge with a TV/DVD player and sofas, meeting areas, a whirlpool, and a garden featuring patio seating. The property is just a short walk away from casinos, nightclubs, and the beach, or you can take a quick car ride to the get to the airport or Old San Juan.

The day begins with a home-cooked breakfast with family recipes, gourmet local pastries, fresh juice, fresh coffee, and eggs made to order. Guests also have the option of making their own meal in the on-site kitchen. There are also snacks, coffee, and tea available.

1218 Calle Luchetti, San Juan, PR, 787-200-5752

16. Caribe Hilton

Caribe Hilton
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Since 1949 couples in search of a heavenly destination for a romantic getaway have flocked to the Caribe Hilton on Puerto Rico. Although the Caribe has been around for a while it is thoroughly modern and provides an idyllic backdrop to your Puerto Rico vacation. The hotel is positioned right on the edge of the beach and there is a large outdoor pool furnished with loungers and private cabanas. You will find everything you need for a perfect vacation right on your doorstep including a full-service spa, beach yoga activities, several bars and restaurants, tennis courts, fitness center and so much more.

1 C. San Geronimo, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico, 787 721 0303

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17. El Colonial Hotel

El Colonial Hotel
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Set in a beautiful 150-year-old colonial building, El Colonial Hotel is a wonderful choice for a romantic getaway to Puerto Rico. The old building has been stylishly converted into a very pleasing 33-room boutique hotel which perfectly marries modern décor with the charm of old colonial architecture. El Colonial is ideally situated in the heart of Old San Juan, surrounded by beautiful historic buildings and fabulous restaurants. The rooms and suites all have air conditioning, modern décor and you can request a room with a private patio. There is a roof terrace offering great views and Bar El Colonial is open 24/7. This property does not have an elevator.

312 C. de San Francisco, San Juan, 00901, 787 610 5182

18. CasaBlanca Hotel

CasaBlanca Hotel
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CasaBlanca Hotel is another of Puerto Rico’s charming historic hotels located in the popular Old San Juan precinct. True to its historic roots, this boutique hotel has no elevator and you will need to negotiate some steps if you wish to stay here. However, CasaBlanca Hotel makes up for this small inconvenience by offering a brilliant location which is within walking distance of most tourist attractions. The rooms are elegantly appointed and feature restored antique furnishings and all have air conditioning, pillow-top beds and complimentary Wi-Fi. Café Mimosa serves hearty breakfasts, lunches and supper accompanied by your favorite cocktails. The rooftop terrace features hot tubs and loungers.

316 C. Fortaleza, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico, 844 468 3577

19. Hosteria Del Mar

Hosteria Del Mar
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Located right on the edge of the ocean, Hosteria Del Mar offers guests an enviable location, within easy walking distance of great nightlife. You will be just steps from the beach where you can enjoy ocean-front dining and wonderful sunsets. The rooms all feature air conditioning, private bathrooms, Egyptian cotton linens, down comforters and cable TV, as well as up-scale bath products and Wi-Fi. There is an on-site restaurant called Uvva which is open from 8am to 10pm and serves a cooked-to-order breakfast. The hotel provides beach towels and there is also a pleasant terrace and garden where you can relax

1 Calle Tapia, Ocean Park, San Juan, 00911 Puerto Rico, 787 727 3302

20. Coral Princess Hotel

Coral Princess Hotel
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Located just 2 blocks from the beach, the Coral Princess Hotel will place you just a short walk from the vibrant restaurants, casinos and nightlife of San Juan as well as from the charming Old San Juan precinct. The Art Deco style of the hotel’s architecture combines beautifully with modern, art-filled guestrooms that will immediately make you feel right at home. Each of the stylish rooms and suites offer little luxuries like Nespresso coffee machines, air conditioning and luxury bed linens. Other amenities include a sparking outdoor pool, a billiard area, on-site laundry and various peaceful terraces where you can relax after a busy day of exploring.

1159 Magdalena Ave, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00907, 787 977 7700

21. Decanter Hotel

Decanter Hotel
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Perfectly nestled in another of San Juan’s colonial gems, the Decanter Hotel occupies a stately 1880 building which has been sympathetically restored to its original grace and charm. This boutique charmer is located just a short walk from many of the city’s most visited tourist attractions including several restaurants and the cathedral of San Juan Bautista. The 20 guestrooms and suites are graciously appointed and offer a wonderful ambiance; in addition, this is one of the few historic buildings which boast a generously sized elevator. The spacious rooftop terrace is the ideal place to end your day with a glass of champagne.

106 San Jose Street, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901, 787 463 9989

22. Olive Boutique Hotel

Olive Boutique Hotel
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Couples in search of the perfect romantic getaway destination will be hard-pressed to beat the beautiful Olive Boutique Hotel, one of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Olive Boutique Hotel takes hospitality to the next level and guests will enjoy amazing little surprises around every corner. The suites are romance personified, offering private outdoor tubs/showers and verandahs, elegant furnishings, L’Occitane bath amenities, Nespresso coffee makers and more. If you can bear to leave your beautiful suite you will find a wonderful restaurant on the 1st floor to titillate your taste buds, a rooftop pool and bar and so much more.

55 C. Aguadilla, San Juan, 00907, Puerto Rico, 787 705 9994

23. Palacio Provincial

Palacio Provincial
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Palacio Provincial boutique hotel is located within an early 19th century building which once served as the legislative hub of the city. The wonderful old building has been beautifully restored to offer a brilliant location for a romantic getaway. The 43 rooms and suites all boast large windows which open onto romantic Juliet balconies, from which you have sweeping views of Old San Juan. While the building may be old, the interiors are modern and stylish and offer all the mod-cons today’s discerning travelers require. The hotel has a large outdoor terrace where you can dine alfresco at the Consular Restaurant and Bar.

103 C. de San Francisco, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901, 787 425 0164

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