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Caribe Hilton

1 San Geronimo Street, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Caribe Hilton


Insider Tip

On August 15, 1954, an inventive Caribe Hilton bartender poured the world's first piña colada.

Hotel Overview

Old San Juan nearby
Occupying a peninsula a half mile from Old San Juan, this resort offers a three-level pool, a crescent beach, and seven restaurants.
TV, video games
Guestrooms feature patios or balconies, and televisions with pay movies and video games.
Complimentary activities
Children enjoy complimentary activities, playgrounds, video-game room, and a seasonal kids' camp. A health spa pampers adults.
Property Location Located in San Juan (Puerta de Tierra), Caribe Hilton is a 5-minute walk from Fort San Jeronimo and 7 minutes by foot from Third Millennium Park. This 4.5-star resort is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Luis Muñoz Rivera Park and 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Escambron Beach.
Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 652 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while MP3 docking stations and cable programming provide entertainment. Private bathrooms have deep soaking bathtubs and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include laptop-compatible safes and desks, as well as phones with free local calls.
Amenities Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. After dipping into one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools, you can spend some time at the private beach. This resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).
Dining Enjoy international cuisine at Caribar, one of the resort's 10 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Relax with a refreshing drink from the poolside bar or one of the 2 bars/lounges. Full breakfasts are available daily from 6 AM to 11:30 AM for a fee.
Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include a computer station, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in San Juan? This resort has facilities measuring 65000 square feet (6039 square meters), including conference space. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

What to expect:

  • Up to 3 children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
  • 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.


1 San Geronimo Street, San Juan, Puerto Rico


SJU - Luis Munoz Marin International Airport



  • Free newspaper
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Free local calls
  • Linens provided
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • LCD TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Cable TV service
  • Non-Smoking
  • Free WiFi
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Free wired Internet
  • Desk
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Premium bedding
  • MP3 docking station
  • Pay movies
  • Wheelchair accessible


Property Amenities

A 12,000-square-foot health-and-beauty spa features an outdoor spa-cuisine café, a spiral-shaped spa in an outdoor courtyard, and large men's and women's saunas, steam rooms, and relaxation lounges. Treatments include water massage in the spiral spa; Ayurvedic massage; seaweed and mud body wraps; sea-salt-and-coconut-oil and almond-milk-honey body scrubs; facials; and hair and nail care. Use of the spa's large, air-conditioned, 1.5-story fitness center equipped with cardio and weight machines, as well as free weights, is complimentary. Family friendly attractions include a children's camp offering half- and full-day sessions for fees (open seasonally), two playgrounds on the oceanfront, a video-game room, and complimentary activities for adults and children, such as fish feeding, bingo, Spanish lessons, and pool aerobics. The Caribe Hilton's business center includes three Internet-connected computers and three work stations for laptop-computer hookups (surcharge). Wireless Internet access is also available in multiple hot spots throughout the resort (surcharge). A shopping arcade offers clothing boutiques.Ground transportation:
Shuttle vans or private cars of varying prices are available. They canbe selected during the process of booking an air-inclusive reservationfor this hotel, via this Web site, and added to the total trip cost.

  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Computer station
  • On private beach
  • Conference space size (meters) - 6039
  • Number of meeting rooms - 24
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Hair salon
  • ATM/banking
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 3
  • Tennis on site
  • Designer stores on site
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • Full-service spa
  • Swim-up bar
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Conference space
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Beach cabanas (surcharge)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Steam room
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 10
  • Conference space size (feet) - 65000
  • Ballroom
  • Laundry facilities
  • Vending machine
  • Spa tub
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Beach towels
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wedding services
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Year Built - 1949
  • Total number of rooms - 652
  • Number of floors - 20
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3


Know Before You Go
  • 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.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: USD 29.00 for adults and USD 15 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 25 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 32 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Early check-in fee: USD 75.00 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Mandatory Fees and Taxes

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 75.00 per night
  • Resort fee: USD 43.60 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Beach access
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Health club access
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Children's club/arcade access
  • Nearby fitness center access
  • Phone calls
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • 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.


Madrid San Juan Restaurant and Tapas Bar
Large wood-paneled bar and intimate, white-linen dining room with wood-beam ceiling. Lunch and dinner menu featuring Spanish and Puerto Rican hot and cold tapas and main courses such as paella, Galician seafood stew, swordfish in lemon sauce, chicken in garlic sauce, fried red snapper, shrimp mofongo. Piano music some evenings.
Morton's of Chicago
Branch of famous steak house chain featuring prime-grade beef. Open for dinner.
Rotisserie Il Giardino
Air-conditioned dining room with high, skylighted dome ceiling. Adjacent low-ceiling, wood-paneled bar. Lunch and dinner menu featuring Northern Italian cuisine.
Multi-level dining room with pool/ocean views. Semi-circular booths, yellow-and-white linens. Buffet and á la carte breakfasts and lunches. Á la carte dinner menu. Seafood buffet Friday nights. Sunday brunch.
Olas Café
Spa-cuisine open-air café with counter and courtyard seating. All-day menu including omelets, salads, sandwiches, wraps, juices, and main courses such as crab cakes, vegetarian paella, ginger chicken.
Oasis Bar
Stainless steel bar, wicker seating. Menu offering crab sushi roll, Mediterranean tapas, oysters, Puerto Rican fritters, sandwiches, pizza, burgers. Complimentary appetizers early evening. Live music, dancing nightly.
Atlantico Pool Bar & Grill
Sandwiches, salads, burgers, tropical drinks.
Lemongrass Restaurant
Features sushi and and various Asian types of cuisine.
A Little Something
Internet café serving coffee drinks, sandwiches, pastries, ice cream.
Starbuck's Coffee
Features high-quality whole bean coffees along with fresh, richly-brewed, Italian style espresso beverages, and a variety of pastries and confections.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Playa del Caribe Hilton - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Paseo Caribe - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Fort San Jeronimo - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Third Millennium Park - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Balneario Escambrón II - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Luis Muñoz Rivera Park - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Escambron Beach - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Condado Beach - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Puerto Rico Convention Center - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Parque La Ventana al Mar - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi
Atlantic Beach - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Pan American Pier - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Puerto Rico National Guard Museum - 2 km / 1.2 mi
El Capitolio - 2.5 km / 1.5 mi

The preferred airport for Caribe Hilton is San Juan (SJU-Luis Munoz Marin Intl.) - 12.4 km / 7.7 mi

  • Aerobics
  • Basketball
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Helicopter/airplane sightseeing
  • Kayaking
  • Running track/path
  • Snorkeling
  • Tennis