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BBQ Facilities, Grounds, Terrace, Sun Deck
Food & Drink
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Airport Shuttle (surcharge), Express Check-in/Check-out, Baggage Storage, Concierge Service
Non-smoking Rooms, Facilities for Disabled Guests, Designated Smoking Area
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Children and Extra Beds
Children older than 16 years are welcome.
Extra beds are not available.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
Pets are not allowed.
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Just a 5 minute walk from Fajardo Bay on Puerto Rico’s Atlantic Coast, the Fajardo Inn is surrounded by attractive grounds. It offers 2 great restaurants and a 25-meter pool with a whirlpool and...
Score from 173 reviews Very good
Featuring an outdoor pool, tropical gardens and wonderful countryside views, the El Escondido Guest House is on the edge of El Yunque National Forest. San Juan is 19 miles away.
Score from 101 reviews Exceptional
Set in the countryside of Ceiba, this secluded property has dramatic views of Luquillo Valley, Culebra Island and the Atlantic Ocean.
Score from 37 reviews Excellent
Featuring 2 outdoor swimming pools and a spa and health club, Wyndham Grand Rio March Beach Resort & Spa is in Rio Grande, with access to 1 mile of beautiful beaches.
Score from 61 reviews Very good
The environment friendly choices are a big plus. And the views.. whoa! Simple but beautifully furnished big room. Friendly staff and "guard" dogs. Easier to reach location than you would think of a rainforest hotel. Excellent tropical drinks in the bar.
Very peaceful area but the coquis and the dogs made a lot of noise in the night, earplugs were needed to sleep. The memory foam bed matress was good for the back, but synthetic bed materials made me sweat terribly. Very slow wi-fi.
This place is a gorgeous, eco-friendly, modern hotel abutting (or closer to in) the rain forest. It is a very special and beautiful place with a lot of fresh open air circulating through. There is a pool and trails to run on and a goreous view. One could sit and relax peacefully here for a couple days. Only a few rooms--it feels intimate. The place was run by the owners son who is very kind and laid back. This is not a conventional hotel so dont expect that experience but if you need anything, you will be taken care of. If you are travelling to Vieques or Culebra and need a place for a night or more in/ near Fajardo, this is great and special location.
We had a dog barking waking us up a lot one night which after a day of travel was not great but it only happened once and seemed like an anamoly. The staff was apologetic and made it up to us.
The view from the room
The access to hotel
As advertised, this remote, family-run place is 100% off the grid (rainwater & solar). The father greeted our arrival, and the son cooked us a lovely dinner. The well-placed hotel signs helped confirm we were heading in the right direction.
Difficult to get to; I can't imagine trying to do it in the dark! Make sure you've accurately programmed the map location into your GPS device, not the address. We preferred El Escondido Guesthouse for location and quality of gardens. Off-the-grid means limited hours for WiFi and no A/C.
Location hiking tails and sounds
Shower head neede updating. Very little hot water.
road to the place, distance from the city,no possibility to have decent breakfast or lunch , lack of warm water.
Road and breakfast. Too expensive for the offer...
Unfortunately there should be warning of dogs roaming freeling through the hotel.Even there dog bowls are by the continental breakfast area.Love animals as i own 2dogs but no not when im inside a hotel unless pets are welcomed.
The setting is wonderful, and so is the hotel architecture, ambience, and the owners.
The nature around is perfect for relaxing. The place is amazing The beds are cozy. For young couples this place is great.
The location was amazing and being in the rain forest is an experience you won't forget. The kind of people who stay at the hotel also are usually really interesting and friendly. They finally have their pool open and it looks nice.
This place was absolutely amazing in every way - what a neat experience! And don't worry about the bugs - the tree frogs eat them all! They owners were especially welcoming and friendly.
You definitely should think about renting a car if you are planning on staying here - it is quite the drive for a taxi. Also, make sure you refer to the location listed om the make of the booking.com website - it is very accurate. The address does not work like you think it will so you can forget about trying to plug that into google maps.
I love the quiteness of the place, with the accompainment of nature. The view from the mountain is perfect for watching the sunrise. The room is comfortable and spacious. I took the trail through the rainforest and it was beautiful. The service was good.
The Hotelito is in a beautiful location. The room was very nice, with stunning views out to the sea. It has a very personable staff, and the dinners were great. There were some nice places to walk around and some interesting birds, making it worth a short stay for birders. We also enjoyed the friendly dogs. We are very glad we stopped here for a brief stay. It is a great place to relax.
The drive up to the place was a bit nerve wracking, but I have been on much worse. It was a little difficult to find: Some better signage in a few spots would really help. Breakfast was definitely lacking.
This hotel is not for everyone. It has it's quirks, but it is beautiful. The owner has a great eye for designing both the interior spaces and in the landscape. It is not overly spiffy and not overly funky , but just right if you're an art lover and lover of a beautiful slower way.
What I really loved about this place was the amazing views and ambiance. You can sleep with all the windows open and enjoy nature's song.
It needed cleaning lots of spiderwebs, they have 3 dogs one of which had puppies, this could be a deal breaker for those who are not comfortable around pets. The drive up is treachous prepare for the rough terrain. The food was over price for the quality so you should come prepare with with food items or snacks as there are no place to nearby to get or order food. FYI I was drawn to pick this place because pics of pool and pool was not in service it was under repair.
Beautiful setting with spectacular views from on top of a mountain. Fall asleep to the sounds of the rainforest and the cooling breezes. Open air lobby is comfortable and spacious. rooms are large. Beds are comfortable. A unique experience if you're on the more adventurous side. Not for the prim and proper fuss budgets.
You can't be too fussy about things here. It's an eco lodge that runs on wind and solar. So, the plugs are only in the lobby where you can charge your electronic and dry your hair. But the lobby is usually pretty quiet so not a problem. Hot water is a little funky but works on the second try if not the first. Read the directions in your room for that. They don't clean your room if you stay multiple days. The road in is partly unpaved and rutted so you need to move slowly. A bit tricky to find so don't plan to go there when it's dark the first time. But once you know how to go it's no problem. Out of the way place but peaceful and quiet with just the breezes and sounds of nature. It says there's a bar that's open at 5 but not really because it's not well stocked and bartender is not always there. Bring your own. Also, they make dinner sometimes but only if enough folks are there. But they will get you something from a local restaurant so you don't have to leave if you don't want to.
The Rainforest experience isolated from the City and in the mountains amidst the trees, flora and fauna were unforgettable. The views were great and the weather felt so much nicer up there than I expected. Rafael's staff was very helpful when we first arrived; they switched out a 2nd floor room for a ground floor one because I wasn't comfortable with the balcony (my kids are 6 and 19mo). Rafael was very quick in responding to a shower head issue and helped setup the baby crib. Breakfast was simple and healthy. The coqui noises at night were loud and we had a blast with fireflies in the room at night. I also liked the green concept of using solar power and reusing rainwater for the hotel. The entire experience was great and unforgettable.
Nothing. The last 1/4 mile drive was up a steep sloped dirt road where our minivan had traction issues partly due to worn tires; going slow on first is recommended. Yes, we had a bit of a scare off-roading but it comes with the territory of being in a isolated spot.
A beautiful spot with breath taking views. Gracious hosts, a father and son team. Close to nature, back to basics, ecologically friendly place. Exactly as described on their web page. It was a wonderful, relaxing 3 day stay. Would love to go back.
Only thing I can think of is that the road up the mountain to the hotel was in bad condition, but that was being worked on.
Amazing escape from the reality..great nature,friendly stuff,clean and comfortable rooms.you wont forget the sound of tropical rain forest.also the road there is a big experience!!from hot and crazy coast you run up the hill to find cold and silent place called El Hotelito.we hope we can return one day.
The breakfast was little bit poor
Spectacular location,views and natural beauty
The experience was wonderful! Keep in mind, it is an experience. You will not find any luxury here. The place was very clean and the beds were cozy. The owner's son was very personable and pleasant. The 3 dogs were very friendly.
We arrived after dark. The location was very hard to find. They need to do some work on the drive that leads to the hotel and add some solar lighting to their signs. It's a little run down but has great potential. The pool was not open. I found the owner to be rude and condescending. The food was boring.
I have travelled all over the world but this place tops it all! Wow! Amazing vibe and location. Imagine walking bare feet in this hotel who feels like home, falling asleep to the sounds of the rainforest, hiking 3 miles of amazingness all around, being served delicious home cooked local food. Please stay there! You'll be glad you did.
It's hard to find but it's part if the adventure :)
A charming experience with an absolutely beautiful view. Hiking the trails was enjoyable as well. The owner and his father were great to talk to during the evening.
-Amazing landscape and breathtaking views .................................................. -Beautiful but simple rooms ..................................................................... -Some kind of adventure-feeling............................................... ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ When we came to Hotelito – and managed the road leading there – we were so glad that we went there. The building is beautiful, the view amazing and the whole surrounding lets you feel not only as if you reached the middle of Puerto Rico’s most beautiful rainforest, but also as if you had just stepped into your own personal adventure. We could choose our room, the owner explained the idea of the self-sustaining hostel as to water and electrical power and we were happy.
-Poor breakfast ................................................................................................. -No electrical power in the rooms ................................................................ -Horrible crisis management .............................................................................. -Lack of safety – missing or malfunctioning smoke detectors – and we could have needed them!!! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Everything was well the first three days if you don’t take the breakfast and the missing electrical power in the rooms into consideration. The breakfast leaves you hungry 1.5 hours after eating it. As the owner was the fill-in for his son, who runs the hostel, there was no substitute for coffee available. Maybe this is better if the son makes the breakfast. ..................................................................................................................... Our last night at Hotelito changed everything. At about 10:30pm a fire broke out. The water heater next to the building burned down and the gas tank fueled the fire. Lots of smoke got in two of the rooms and could be smelled everywhere in the hostel. No stuff was there, the fire extinguisher was hidden beneath the stairs and it took us a while to find it. As no smoke detector raised an alarm, we were absolutely lucky that the fire broke out that early in the night – otherwise… .......................................................................................................................................................... We called the fire department and where absolutely glad when they finally made it to reach us in the middle of nowhere and secured the scene, also the fire had already be extinguished by a courageous guest.