Caribe Hotel

The attractive Spanish colonial architecture and lush verdant tropical courtyard of the Howard Johnson Hotel, Ponce-Mercedita, will appeal to history and architecture aficionados. In fact, all types of travelers, from vacationers to businessmen, will find their stay very comfortable and satisfying. Families are sure to make full use of the kiddie pool, while parents avail themselves to the pool bar, and work minded folks can take advantage of the well-equipped business center.

With convenient access to a nice selection of outdoor options, vacationers choosing Caribe Hotel shouldn't ever run out of exciting activities.

Located toward the outskirts of Ponce, two miles east of "downtown," Caribe Hotel is a great choice for guests who are thinking about basing their vacation in this neighborhood.


Caribe Hotel is a somewhat large location boasting a total of 123 rooms. With more space comes more options, making this hotel a great setting for families who appreciate the perks of booking a larger, more active property.

This hotel has earned a 3 star rating from Caribya! on the basis of features, style, and ambience. Read more about our Caribya! star ratings, and why they are usually lower than the ratings awarded by Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

A list of the in-room features and amenities awaiting visitors at Caribe Hotel is provided below.

  • Coffee Maker
  • Television
  • Room Service
  • Safe
  • Cable TV and Premium Channel(s)
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioned
  • Private Bath
  • Balcony
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Iron
  • Rollaway Beds
  • AM/FM Alarm Clock
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access Port
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone

If you have an important amenity in mind, contact the front desk to verify availability.

Activities and Amenities

Besides these room amenities, this hotel also offers some other amenities.

  • Exercise Equipment
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Highspeed Internet

However, because these details are always in flux, don't hesitate to call with questions if you're looking forward to something in particular. To read an in-depth article about the recreation and activities that Caribe Hotel offers, click here.


La Perla is the hotel's on-site eatery, known for it's bold flavors and fine setting.

Besides the on-site dining options, visitors looking for extra culinary diversity may also want to think about the region's other local restaurant choices. Hungry guests will encounter a choice of restaurants close-by. It might save you time to decide which nearby choices your family will enjoy, though Caribe Hotel provides dining of its own. Click here for more info on the availability of food in this area.

Guest Services

Taking advantage of guest services -- including the ones below -- are offered to help you maximize your enjoyment during your time in Puerto Rico.

  • Complimentary Parking
  • News Stand
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry

Another plus is this property also has a nice set of business amenities, doubly great for professionals who are visiting on account of business in addition to the beautiful area.

  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting rooms
  • Business Center


You'll encounter lots of attractions within a short distance of Caribe Hotel. On your itinerary, make room for nearby attractions like Abolition Monument and Caribbean Cinemas - Plaza del Caribe. If you hope to do a lot of relaxing, like many tourists who visit Puerto Rico's coast, you've no doubt made time for a few peaceful hours at the beach. La Guancha, one of the nearest, is located two and a half miles to the south-southwest of this hotel.

The hotel is in the vicinity of Ponce, a nice area for sightseers to explore.

For more info on what's in the area of Caribe Hotel, click here.

Contact Info

Location: 103 Turpo Industrial Park, Mercedita, Puerto Rico 00715

Resort Number: (787) 841-1000

General: (866) 668-4577



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