Visit The Gallery Inn in Old San Juan
Puerto Rico’s Gallery Inn is located on a lofty perch over the Old City’s North Wall from where guests are able to enjoy a wonderful view of the Atlantic Ocean, the entire San Juan Bay and central mountainous regions of the island. Guests will find its entrance located at 204 Calle Norzagaray in San Juan.
The twenty-two rooms of this stunning boutique hotel have been created inside six interconnecting townhouses – a total floor area of 23 000 square feet. The buildings feature brick patios, ausubo beams, sculptured fountains and antique arches – all of which add to its incredible charm. In addition to the beautifully made-out guest rooms, there are as many as 19 striking gardens and five active art studios that have been tucked away between the buildings. Guests are openly encouraged to explore the grounds to find their own havens of tranquility at The Gallery Inn.
The rooms are furnished with Tempur-Pedic Swedish mattresses and pillows for a good night’s rest and are decorated with silkscreen paintings, watercolors, sculptures and other pieces of art created by hostess and resident artist Jan D’Esopo. Visitors may choose from Artist Rooms which feature one full bed, Colonial Rooms which are larger and feature patios, balconies or terraces, Vista Rooms with a Queen or King-sized bed, a terrace and of course a beautiful view, and the Top Side Suites that feature a romantic garden balcony complete with a Jacuzzi overlooking either the ocean or the city. Guests may also organize honeymoon and family suites with management.
The emphasis here is on art and culture and guests are able to visit active art studios, attend candlelight concerts and finish their days with cheese and wine receptions. You can witness sculptors at work, have your portrait done or adopt a hands-on approach and bring your own art equipment. There are plenty of artistic activities to get involved with and guests are encouraged to make use of this to the full. You may also interact with birds, learn about tree orchids and other plants, view the chefs at work, read a book from the hotel’s collection and start off every day on a sumptuous breakfast enhanced by a plethora of fresh tropical fruit. So make the most of your visit to Puerto Rico and book your stay at The Gallery Inn.
Gallery Inn Old San Juan, Puerto Rico – A Home Away From Home
The team at the Gallery Inn always makes sure that you have a warm welcome, an enjoyable stay and something to smile about. If you need a break from the hustle and bustle of the city and want a break from the consumerist lifestyle, the inn is the place to stay. They try to do things a little different, and their individuality is reflected in the level of service they provide. From the softest towels, to the latest technology, everything about the rooms at the Gallery Inn is of premium quality.
Aside from the beautiful rooms, there are also several boutique shops and restaurants within the grounds. Enjoy a sunny afternoon at the rooftop pool or enjoy a Japanese dinner in the food court. Modern Tama – live music at Prion If you are looking for something a bit different than your typical mall, then head over to Modern Tama. Here you will find an outdoor music venue with a cozy little red lantern court for a perfect holiday experience. And it is almost entirely made of glass, making it a fantastic, colorful environment for visitors.
Spa facilities include the Santo Domingo family spa, all located on the property. Its facilities include saunas, steam room, cold plunge, outdoor pool, fitness centre, lounge and sauna, treatment rooms, and a restaurant. You and your partner can enjoy a relaxing day at the spa with their head to toe treatments that will leave you reenergized.
Tourists also take advantage of the onsite entertainment options for both children and adults. You can head to any of the nearby beach clubs. Take a 45-minute boat ride out to the island and head to one of three beach clubs. For those who want to splash out or those with small children who need some extra adult supervision, these are the best beaches to visit.
Also available is the service club Kiyosuzu that is a Japanese style club. It has a large number of adult and family memberships and is a popular hangout spot. Shops include a variety of local craft and souvenir shops. On the 2nd foor of the Gallery Inn is a Chinese and English buffet for lunch and dinner. The Ganymede restaurant on the 4rth floor of the hotel also serves traditional Japanese dishes, particularly Yunomi. In contrast to other Japanese-style ramen, an order of Yunomi also allows you to customize your soup base with additional toppings.
Every new city deserves a fast-paced party, and San Juan delivers that and more. From the storied San Cristobal Festival to the vibrant nightlife of Las Peñitas and La Playa, San Juan brings it all to the masses. And the Gallery Inn San Juan is the perfect hotel for party-goers. A night at the clubs and bar scene will never be boring in San Juan. Get lost in the crowd in El Morro, Club Soda, Hacienda Alto, or any of the many clubs and bars.