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Guys Trip Super Bowl Weekend

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Guys Trip Super Bowl Weekend

Flight are all booked into San Juan.

8-10 Guys - Ages 27-30. Trying to decide what hotel to stay in - Looking for a few things out of the trip..

- Great Casino

- Great Nightlife

- Great Hotel / On the Beach

Thoughts? What is the right area to stay in? Isla Verde or Condado?

Sheraton, El San Juan, La Concha?

Any help would be greatly appreciated!


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1. Re: Guys Trip Super Bowl Weekend

I have only stayed at La Concha but can definitely say that it is a great place and you will find what you are looking for there. The hotel has a nice pool and beach area, a casino in the hotel and the lobby bar is lively on the weekends. There are also a lot of places in walking distance, both low key bars and restaurants and more upscale places. Old San Juan and Isla Verde are a 10 minute cab ride away (in opposite directions) or you can take a bus.

There are plenty of stores nearby for beer and liquor if you don't want to pay the high drink prices at the resort. It is fine to bring your own drinks on the beach as long as it's not glass. Also La Placita is nearby and from what I have heard is a great place on a Thurs and Friday night as there are multiple eating and drinking options on or near the plaza.

El San Juan is also known to be a fun place and will meet your expectations from what I hear, but I do not know it first hand (yet). People say the beach is nicer in Isla Verde mainly because it is calmer but for a group of guys I think you will find the beach at Condado to be just fine.

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2. Re: Guys Trip Super Bowl Weekend

Thanks....Anyone else recommendations?

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3. Re: Guys Trip Super Bowl Weekend

Scratch Sheraton. It's certainly not what you're looking for in terms of beach and entertainment. Plus the location sucks. The hotel is kind of isolated, you will need a taxi to go everywhere.

El San Juan would be my first suggestion for you. It offers the best evening entertainment, and has the hottest club in town, very nice pools, and a nice swimmable beach. Intercontinental right next door is a great alternative because the rooms have balconies.

La Concha would be my second suggestion. The beach there however, is often rough and not swimmable.

All these hotels are very nice, and are within walking distance to restaurants.

Edited: 07 January 2014, 14:00
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4. Re: Guys Trip Super Bowl Weekend

Hi J, I love the El San Juan, but for your demographic, you might like La Concha and its Condado location a little better.

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5. Re: Guys Trip Super Bowl Weekend

To piggyback on this....

Any suggestions on where to watch the Super Bowl?

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