Historic Hotel Reopens as Curio Collection’s First Hotel in Puerto Rico

El San Juan Hotel, a luxury property in Puerto Rico that first opened its doors in 1958, recently reopened as a member of Curio – A Collection by Hilton.

The 388-room hotel marks the first property in Puerto Rico for Curio – A Collection by Hilton.

Originally opened in 1958 to much fanfare and a favorite for celebrities that included Tony Bennet and Sammy Davis Jr., the oceanfront El San Juan Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton property is located in the Isla Verde district of San Juan, situated on two miles of pristine beach.


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Designed by Jeffery Beers International, one of the top hotel and restaurant designers in the world, the modern look and lavish feel of the property can be felt throughout. 

The front of the hotel has been completely transformed and upgraded. It also features a custom sculpture designed by local artist, Luis Torruella. 

El San Juan hotel features five restaurants overseen by Executive Chef Gonzalo Rivera, who previously served as the executive chef at Boca Beach Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort. 

El San Juan Hotel offers an 11,000-square-foot grand ballroom – the second largest in San Juan – four pools, six bars and the El San Juan Beach Club. 

Throughout the coming year, the hotel will introduce, amongst other things, new programming, a modern spa and fitness facilities and curated restaurant concepts in newly-designed venues.

Visit www.elsanjuanhotel.curiocollection.com

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