Casa Alcaldia

Photo Credit: © Joe Delgado CC BY

Also known as the Ponce City Hall, this is the oldest colonial building in Ponce and listed on the US National Register of Historic Places.

What to Expect

Those who visit the Casa Alacadia will learn of its rich history, from its role as seat of the local executive to the site of local executions. Visited by four presidents and dating back to the 1840's, the building has many stories to tell.

Visitors to the site will be able to view the colonial architecture that is supposed to be reminiscent of a simpler time, while maintaining a level of elegance.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Casa Alcaldia may choose to book their trip in downtown Ponce, since visitors to this region of Puerto Rico will be excited to have easy site access throughout their trip. There a reasonable number of lodgings around the area within the vicinity of Casa Alcaldia.

Hotels near Casa Alcaldia
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Hotel Belgica Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.4 km) W
Ponce Plaza Hotel & Casino Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.6 km) N
Hotel Meliá Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.7 km) E
Howard Johnson Ponce Hotel 2.5 mi. (4.3 km) E
Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort Resort 2.8 mi. (4.5 km) S
Holiday Inn Ponce & Tropical Casino Hotel 4.4 mi. (6.6 km) SW
Quality Inn El Tuque Hotel -- --

Location and What's Nearby

If you've worked up an appetite during your historical site visit, consider trying one of the nearby restaurants. Lola's Eclectic Cuisine, which serves eclectic dishes, is also the most convenient option for visitors to this historical site. Lola's Eclectic Cuisine is a slight distance away, but out of the way enough that you may need to make arrangements for using a particular means of transport to get there. Melao and Canela Cafe are some of the additional refreshment choices nearby. At Canela Cafe you might test out International meals and experience the flavors of Puerto Rico.


Contact Information

Location: Ponce, Puerto Rico


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