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Sonesta Opens First Resort in Puerto Rico

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - January 10, 2021

The Sonesta brand has made its way to Puerto Rico. 

Sonesta has officially opened the Royal Sonesta San Juan Resort in Puerto Rico, following a rebranding of the former InterContinental San Juan. 

The 398-room resort is set in the beach neighborhood of Isla Verde in San Juan. 

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It’s home to 24,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, seven restaurants and bars, a spa, a lagoon pool with a swim-up bar, among other amenities. 

The property has relaunched under the “Stay Safe With Sonesta” program of health and safety protocols, which include everything from enhanced cleaning and sanitizing to the requirement of masks in all indoor public areas, among others. 

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The rebranding is the result of a transaction with Service Properties Trust, which transferred 103 former InterContinental-branded hotels to the Sonesta brand last summer, as first reported by Caribbean Journal Invest.

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A room at the Royal Sonesta.

It’s the first Royal Sonesta resort in the wider Caribbean, now part of a regional portfolio that also includes two all-inclusive hotels in St Maarten: the Sonesta Ocean Point and Sonesta Maho Beach Resort. 

You can find more on Puerto Rico’s entry protocols here

For more visit Royal Sonesta San Juan

— CJ

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