InterContinental San Juan Completes $22 Million Renovation


Above: the Intercontinental San Juan Resort and Casino

By the Caribbean Journal staff

The InterContinental San Juan Resort & Casino has completed a $22.25 million renovation project, IHG announced on Thursday.

The 398-room hotel, which was originally designed by noted architect Morris Lapidus, underwent a transformation that included updated guest rooms, public spaces, meeting rooms and new signage.

Above: a renovated guest room at the property

The updates were intended to symbolize “sand and sea” and evoke the “emblematic colors and architectural characteristics of Old San Juan,” the company said.

“Few properties in the region offer the combination of an oceanfront location coupled with the business amenities featured at the InterContinental San Juan,” said Alvaro Diago, COO, Latin America and Caribbean, IHG, in a release. “There is no doubt that this one-of-a-kind property will continue to define hospitality on the island of Puerto Rico and remain a key asset in the InterContinental Hotels & Resorts portfolio.”

IHG has almost 200 hotels in the wider Latin and American and Caribbean region.

“We are confident that the renovation has further positioned the InterContinental San Juan as one of the preeminent luxury properties in the Caribbean,” said Gerardo Murray, IHG’s vice president, Distribution and Commercial Marketing for Mexico, Latin America and Caribbean. “We look forward to showcasing these enhancements to our guests.”