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Get an overview of this hotelSan Juan resort with oceanfront pool on private peninsula

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Between sea and lagoon

Set among 17 acres of lush tropical gardens, and featuring a private beachfront location, this family-friendly hotel offers spacious accommodations and a large variety of on-site facilities, amenities, and services.

Infinity swim

The Caribe Hilton's vast, three-level pool includes infinity edges on the top two levels and a swim-up bar; a lavish health-and-beauty spa features water massage in a spiral spa tub.

Rooms with a view

The spacious rooms at our San Juan Resort are decorated in cool, calm tones and feature high-speed internet access and a balcony with a garden or ocean view.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This San Juan hotel features a private sand beach adjacent to the property and is within a quarter-mile of Puerto Rico's Capitol and half a mile from San Cristóbal Castle. The 12,000-square-foot Olas Spa features a spiral-shaped spa in an outdoor courtyard, and large men's and women's saunas, steam rooms, and relaxation lounges. Water therapies, natural and tropical-ingredient treatments, manicures and pedicures, and a full-service hair salon are available. Use of the spa's state-of-the-art, air-conditioned, 1.5-story fitness center equipped with cardio and weight machines, as well as free weights, is complimentary. Water aerobics, Pilates, yoga, circuit training and other fitness classes are available.

There are 9 restaurants on site, serving everything from elegant steak dinners, sushi, or Northern Italian cuisine, to sandwiches at the swim-up bar. Starbuck’s Coffee provides familiar coffee drinks. Stop by Caribar where the Piña Colada was invented by barman "Monchito" Marrero in 1954.

Family friendly attractions include a children's camp offering half- and full-day sessions for fees (open seasonally), 1 playground, a video-game room, and complimentary activities for adults and children, such as fish feeding, bingo, minigolf, Spanish lessons, and pool aerobics. Complimentary wireless Internet access is also available throughout the resort. A shopping arcade offers clothing boutiques.

  • Poolside bar 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Children's pool 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Conference space 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Concierge services 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Computer station 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 4 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Children's club 
  • Total number of rooms - 652 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1949 
  • Number of restaurants - 9 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 65000 
  • Outdoor tennis courts 3 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Health club 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 27 
  • On private beach 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 6039 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 24 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Garden 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Miniature golf on site  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free local calls 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Phone 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • MP3 docking station 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

Morton's The Steakhouse - For an elegant dinner, opt for Morton's, serving grain-fed beef shipped directly from Chicago, and seafood such as lobster and oysters. Book a table near the window for a spectacular view of the Atlantic ocean and secluded beach.

II Giardino La Trattoria - Serving the finest Northern Italian cuisine with over a dozen types of pasta, fresh daily prepared antipasto, meats, seafood and more than 150 wines from famous vineyards around the world.

Palmeras - Start the day with ocean views and a Hilton breakfast at this relaxed San Juan Restaurant.

Atlantico Pool Bar & Grill - Sandwiches, salads, burgers, tropical drinks.

Lemongrass Restaurant - Features sushi and and various Asian types of cuisine.

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.

Caribar Rum & Light Bites - Cocktail bar in San Juan with spectacular ocean views. Live entertainment Thursdays thru Sundays.

Nearby Things to Do

Pedal boats and kayaks can be rented on the beach. Use of the resort's four outdoor pools, three lighted tennis courts, and basketball hoop is complimentary. Jogging trails and 17 floodlighted tennis courts are located in Third Millennium Park, 1 block away. The park also includes a track-and-field stadium with an oval track that is open to the public for jogging. A dive center on a beach 300 yards from the Caribe Hilton rents snorkeling and scuba-diving gear, offers scuba-diving lessons, and arranges excursions.

A private sand beach is adjacent to the property.

The recreational activities listed below are available either at or near the resort; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Aerobics on site 
  • Basketball on site 
  • Free bicycles nearby 
  • Miniature golf on site 
  • Helicopter/airplane tours on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Tennis lessons on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Ecotours nearby 

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Reflexology 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Number of treatment rooms 8 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Massages on beach 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 4 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-in time ends at 6 AM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Deposit: USD 75.00 per night
  • Resort fee: 18 percent of room rate
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Beach towels
  • Fitness center access
  • Children's club/arcade access
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
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 buffet breakfast: USD 26.95 for adults and USD 18.00 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 19 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 26 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Early check-in fee: USD 75.00
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 35.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

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.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Globe, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.
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