The Royal Sonesta San Juan
Welcome to San Juan
Nestled on Isla Verde Beach, our San Juan hotel is ideal for business and leisure travelers alike. Stay close to La Plazoleta De Isla Verde, Teatro Francisco Arriví, and the Museum of Contemporary Art of Puerto Rico. Find a calming retreat in our elegant rooms and suites. Indulge in our thoughtfully designed amenities including on-site dining options, 24,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, fitness center, and a lagoon-style pool with a swim-up bar.
Long Live the Guest at The Royal Sonesta.
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About Our San Juan Hotel
The Royal Sonesta San Juan hotel offers an ideal location overlooking Isla Verde Beach and the sparkling Atlantic Ocean.
Embrace the laid-back vibe of the island as you stroll the white sandy beaches and listen to the soothing sounds of ocean waves. Take a tour of Old Juan and discover its colonial architecture, dining, shopping, and historic sites. Lace up your hiking boots and explore El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico's most beloved natural gem.
Enjoy a refreshing swim in our lagoon-style pool or an energizing workout in our 24/7 fitness center. When you work up an appetite, head over to any of our on-site dining venues for a thoughtfully prepared meal.
At the end of the day, make yourself at home in your bright, elegant guest room, with views of the ocean or San Juan. Take advantage of a range of amenities designed to make your stay as comfortable and seamless as possible.
The Princess of San Juan
A gilded cage is still a cage. In San Juan, parrots are in their element, colorful and vibrant. They are always effortlessly interacting with travelers just as The Princess of San Juan greets our hotel guests at The Royal Sonesta San Juan. The Puerto Rican parrot truly exemplifies how an uncaged, untethered, unscripted icon can elevate a stay from ordinary to extraordinary. Long may She reign!
Access to Isla Verde Beach
The Royal Sonesta San Juan puts you steps from the pristine white sands and the refreshing azure waters of the Atlantic. Enjoy direct access to the beach and find a variety of water sports activities nearby. From jet skiing and parasailing to stand-up paddleboarding and more, there's something to please every beach-goer.
Pet-Friendly Hotel in San Juan
We love your furry friends as much as you do.
Sonesta is proud to invite your cuddly companions and provide special amenities like comfy pet beds, bowls, waterproof mats, and treats at check-in. We’ll greet your pet with an arrival letter outlining our local recommendations for a “pawsome” stay.
The Royal Sonesta San Juan is pet friendly and welcomes well-mannered pets, with no breed or weight restrictions. Up to two pets are permitted per suite.
$100 fee per stay applies.
Check-in / Checkout Policy at Our Hotel in San Juan
Early check-in comes with a charge and cannot be guaranteed. Late checkout is available for a charge and is subject to availability. An express check-out option is available too.
A valid credit card is required at check-in.
Guests must be at least 21 years of age to check into the hotel.
An incidental hold of $100 per night will be placed to be used on any food and beverage the guest may consume during their stay.
Resort Fee at Our San Juan Hotel
Room rates are subject to a daily Resort Fee of 22% (plus applicable taxes), which includes:
- 24/7 access to fitness center
- Basic WiFi for unlimited devices
- 2 bottles of water upon arrival
- In-room coffee/tea offering
- Beachfront access including towels & beach chairs/umbrellas
- Luggage storage, boarding pass printing capability, PressReader availability (news and magazines)
- Bottled Water Re-Fill Station in the Pool Area
Amenities at Our San Juan Hotel
From a world-class spa to a lagoon-style swimming pool, a fitness center, and more, our Isla Verde hotel features a wide array of luxurious amenities and services carefully designed for an unforgettable San Juan experience.
If you have any questions about our amenities or would like to make a special request pertaining to your stay at The Royal Sonesta San Juan, please contact us at 787.791.6100.
In-Room Amenities at Our San Juan Hotel
The thoughtfully appointed guest rooms at The Royal Sonesta San Juan feature refined decor, custom hardwood finishes, fine furnishings, and the following amenities:
Work desk & chair
Lighted make-up mirror
Iron & ironing board
Please note amenities may vary by room. More details can be found during room selection.
Fitness Center at Our Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico
Reach your fitness goals with Sonesta. Our fitness center is open 24 hours and features the latest Life Fitness cardio machines, strength training equipment, and a locker room. Find motivation for your exercise routine while enjoying picturesque views of the beach and the Atlantic Ocean through our expansive windows.
San Juan Spa Hotel
Welcome to Zen Spa Brisas, located at The Royal Sonesta San Juan. Embrace our Zen philosophy and find a place of pure tranquility where wellness, personal care, and beauty are seamlessly combined.
From soothing and restorative hydrotherapy treatments to skin-nurturing body wraps and scrubs, Zen Spa Brisas provides services to make you look and feel your best.
Thursday - Monday, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tuesdays and Wednesdays: Closed
Visit the spa website for more details.
Isla Verde Hotel with a Swimming Pool
Enjoy a refreshing dip and an equally refreshing cocktail at our free-form lagoon-style outdoor swimming pool, complete with a swim-up bar and a tropical ambiance.
The pool area is open daily, 7:00AM – 9:00PM
Housekeeping and Laundry Services at Our Hotel in San Juan
Your safety and health are our top priority. For additional services during your stay, we would be delighted to accommodate your needs and kindly request a minimum of 24 hours’ notice. In the meantime, for additional towels, coffee & tea, and other amenities, please contact the front desk.
Guests at The Royal Sonesta San Juan can take advantage of our dry-cleaning services. Please note that these services are charged.
Parking at Our San Juan Hotel
Guests at The Royal Sonesta San Juan can take advantage of the following parking services:
Self-parking: $25 per day.
Valet parking: $32 per day.
Our parking lot can accommodate RVs, buses, and trucks.
Welcome to San Juan
Welcome to Puerto Rico! Experience the beauty and charm of this Caribbean Island paradise, home to 3.2 million people and a diverse and welcoming culture.
The capital and largest city, San Juan, is a prime vacation destination with a rich history and vibrant nightlife.
With Atlantic Standard Time observed all year, you'll never have to worry about adjusting to a new time zone! While Spanish is the official language, English is also widely spoken, making it easy to immerse yourself in the culture of the island.
Discover the splendor of Puerto Rico's dry and warm weather and plan your trip between December and April, or avoid the crowds and high rates of peak season and make the trip from mid-April to June.
Travel Guidelines for Puerto Rico
Domestic travelers do not need to present proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test prior to arriving in Puerto Rico. International travelers do not need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result upon entry, but non-U.S. citizens and non-permanent residents must present proof of vaccination.
Masks are recommended on all public transportation and ferries in Puerto Rico. Masks are not mandatory on the island, but are recommended in situations where vaccination status cannot be confirmed.
Public beaches, natural reserves, and marinas are open, following social distancing guidelines.
Dining establishments do not require vaccination proof or a negative test from guests. Establishments are operating at full capacity.
Masks are optional at events with over 1,000 people and attendees do not need to present proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test.
Sporting events and recreational activities are allowed following local guidelines.
Venues are operating at full capacity.
Attractions Near Our San Juan Hotel
Old San Juan
Travel back in time while strolling the blue cobblestone streets of the oldest city in America. Marvel at its charming, pastel-colored colonial architecture. Explore Puerto Rico's history and heritage at its core. Our hotel in Isla Verde is 6 miles from this destination.
Tour El Morro, one of Spain's greatest military engineering marvels. Nestled in the heart of Old San Juan, this historic fort offers a glimpse into the past and a chance to learn about the fascinating events that shaped the island of Puerto Rico. The Royal Sonesta San Juan hotel is just a twenty-minute drive from the historic El Morro fort.
El Yunque National Forest
Escape to the enchanting El Yunque, the only tropical rainforest in the U.S. National Forest System and a sacred place in Puerto Rican culture. El Yunque National Forest in just 30 minutes from our luxurious Isla Verde hotel!
Dining at our Isla Verde Hotel
From the moment you wake up to the moment you drift off to sleep, we have you covered at Sonesta. Start your day off right with our hot breakfast buffet. Check out our delectable lunch menu featuring a variety of inspired dishes. And for the grand finale, savor the flavors of our fine dining menu.
Elevate your pool day with our upscale poolside dining and swim-up bar. Whether you're looking to cool off with a refreshing drink or satisfy your cravings with sandwiches and other light bites, you'll find everything you need at Akua Bar.
Daily from 10:00am – 6:00pm
Serving light breakfast, lunch, and evening snacks, this intimate eatery merges all the pleasures of a European-style café and a wine bar.
Daily, 6:00AM – 00:00AM
Ruth’s Chris Steak House Puerto Rico
From the perfectly broiled USDA Prime steaks to the expertly prepared seafood and New Orleans-inspired appetizers, every dish is crafted with excellence. And don't forget about the mouthwatering desserts and award-winning wine list – the final touch to a truly memorable dining experience.
Monday – Sunday, 5:00PM – 9:00PM
Overlooking the lagoon pool, Aleli Restaurant serves breakfast daily at terrace tables in a relaxed, breezy setting.
Monday – Friday, 6:00am-11:00am
Saturday, Sunday and Holiday, 6:00am-12:00pm
For those times when you’d rather stay in, and for those productive work days when you’d rather not interrupt your pace, it is our pleasure to deliver meals to your room.
Breakfast, 7:00AM – 11:00AM
Dinner, 5:00PM – 10:30PM
Embark on the ultimate culinary and cocktail adventure at Karaya, the resort's main bar serving local specialties in a contemporary setting. With fire pits, stunning views of the lagoon pool, and a range of locally inspired tapas and handcrafted signature cocktails, there's no better place to unwind and indulge.
Monday - Thursday: 5pm – 12am;
Friday and Saturday: 12pm – 1am
Sunday: 12pm – 12am
Don't miss out on the ultimate beachfront dining experience at Ocean Breeze, Isla Verde's only oceanfront bar. From lunch to dinner, savor Mediterranean-inspired cuisine and soak up the beautiful views, sunshine, and sand.
Sunday – Wednesday: 10am – 8pm
Thursday – Saturday: 10am – 9pm
The resort’s indoor and outdoor main bar serves local culinary specialties along with handcrafted signature cocktails in a contemporary setting dotted with fire pits. Enjoy views of the lagoon pool while you enjoy locally-inspired tapas and martinis.
Local Attractions near our San Juan Hotel
Feel the pulse of Puerto Rico when you stay at The Royal Sonesta San Juan, where you'll be surrounded by pristine beaches, historical landmarks, and a lively local community. Whether you're looking for relaxation or adventure, you'll find it all within easy reach.
Hotel near La Plazoleta de Isla Verde
Discover the authentic charm of Puerto Rico at La Plazoleta de Isla Verde — a small yet vibrant plaza that is a favorite of both locals and tourists for its colorful ambiance, delicious food, and festive music. La Plazoleta de Isla Verde is a stone’s throw away from our San Juan hotel.
Hotel near Isla Verde Beach
Soak up the sun at Isla Verde Beach — a gorgeous strip of sand complemented by crystal-clear waters and palm tree-lined shores. Whether you're in the mood for a refreshing swim, a relaxing day in the sun, or a thrilling water sports adventure, this beloved destination has something for everyone. The Royal Sonesta San Juan is within a half mile of Isla Verde Beach.
Hotel near Teatro Francisco Arriví
Discover the essence of Puerto Rican culture at Teatro Francisco Arriví — a cultural treasure trove that showcases captivating shows and local art in all its glory. This iconic theater boasts stunning architecture and world-class performances and is a tribute to the vibrant creative soul of San Juan. Our Isla Verde hotel is located 4.3 miles from Teatro Francisco Arriví.
Hotel near Museum of Contemporary Art of Puerto Rico
The Museum of Contemporary Art of Puerto Rico is a must-visit destination for anyone looking to explore the island's thriving art scene. With its diverse collection of contemporary art, innovative exhibitions, and education programs, this dynamic museum provides an exclusive glimpse into Puerto Rico's cultural heritage and creative force. We are 4.6 miles from the Museum of Contemporary Art in San Juan.
Hotel near Condado Beach
Experience the tropical allure of Condado Beach. Enjoy a beautiful stretch of sand, azure waters, towering palm trees, and stunning views of the Atlantic. Whether you're seeking a relaxing day in the sun or an adrenaline-fueled water sports adventure, this beloved destination offers something for every visitor. Condado Beach is 5 miles from our San Juan hotel.
Hotel near Fort San Cristobal
Uncover the fascinating history and architectural marvels of Fort San Cristobal — one of the largest and most impressive fortresses in the Americas. Walk along the fortified walls, explore its underground tunnels, and climb to the top of its observation posts for breathtaking views of San Juan. It takes 7.4 miles to reach Fort San Cristobal from our hotel in San Juan.
San Juan Events Venue
With our prime location and generous amenities, we have everything you need to make your event a success. From sophisticated style to warm Sonesta hospitality, we'll take care of every detail so you can focus on what matters most – conducting business and making connections.
24000+ sq. ft. of event space
16 meeting and event spaces
Largest room features 6000+ sq. ft.
Max reception capacity: 500
Max seated capacity: 600
The Royal Sonesta San Juan is the perfect venue for conferences, training sessions, meetings, and events of all sizes. Contact the Sales and Catering Department for new group events or meeting inquiries.Explore Venue Instant Book Venue
Puerto Rico Wedding Venue
Make your wedding dreams come true at The Royal Sonesta San Juan, the premier venue for your special day. From extraordinary culinary offerings to dazzling ballrooms and a dedicated catering team, The Royal Sonesta San Juan has everything you need to create an unforgettable event.
Experience ultimate refinement and elegance at The Royal Sonesta San Juan - your lifetime of memories starts here.
Ready to plan your big day or wedding celebration? Request a Proposal!
Explore Our San Juan Wedding Venues
Host your dream wedding or special event in our elegant and spacious mezzanine-level venue, capable of accommodating up to 600 guests and featuring innovative lighting and gorgeous decor.
This light and airy ballroom opens up to the Caribbean Terrace, so you can take in all the beauty of Puerto Rico during your wedding or other special events. As many as 600 guests can be accommodated in this dazzling venue.
El Yunque Room
With a maximum capacity of 75 guests, this venue is ideal for smaller gatherings. Host your intimate reception, banquet, or talk in the El Yunque Room, a beautiful space bathed in natural light through its expansive windows
Windward and Leeward Rooms
Featuring 601 square feet, these twin rooms are suitable for gatherings of up to 60 reception-style and up to 20 banquet-style.
Puerto Rico Wedding Packages
YOUR PERFECT DAY COMES WITH THE PERFECT GETAWAY!
With Sonesta Travel Pass, you have even more to look forward to beyond your wedding day: complimentary nights at your choice of Sonesta Hotels and Resorts. It's one more way Sonesta can help you celebrate with warm hospitality and personalized service. Book your wedding at The Royal Sonesta San Juan and earn up to 150,000 bonus Travel Pass points!
- $15,000 in catering spend earns an extra 75,000 bonus points, for a total of 225,000 points.
- $25,000 catering spend earns an extra 120,000 bonus points, for a total of 270,000 points
- $50,000 catering spend earns an extra 250,000 bonus points, for a total of 400,000 points
FAQs about Our San Juan Hotel
1. When is check-in/checkout time at your Isla Verde hotel?
Our guests can check in from 4:00PM. Check-out time is 11:00AM.
2. Do you offer San Juan airport shuttle service? What are the rates?
The hotel does not provide any shuttle services to or from the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport.
3. How far are Isla Verde beach and the airport?
Our San Juan hotel is located right on the beach. Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU) is only two miles away.
4. Do you offer housekeeping service at your Isla Verde hotel?
Housekeeping services are offered daily.
5. Do you have an onsite laundry service?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are available at The Royal Sonesta San Juan.
6. Do you have onsite parking at your San Juan hotel? Is it included in my room rate?
The Royal Sonesta San Juan offers self-parking for $25.00 and valet parking for $32.00, both with taxes included.
7. Are you among the pet-friendly hotels in San Juan?
Yes, The Royal Sonesta San Juan is pet friendly and welcomes well-mannered pets, with no breed or weight restrictions.