Caribe Hilton & Casino PO Box 9021872 San Juan, Puerto Rico 00902-1872 Phone: (809) 721-0303 Toll-Free Reservations: (800) HILTONS Fax: (809) 725-8849



The Caribe Hilton and Casino is a 17-acre beachfront resort located between historic Old San Juan and bustling New San Juan. The landmark property, which opened in 1949, has been host to countless dignitaries and celebrities. The hotel offers San Juan's most complete meeting and convention facilities, plus recreational facilities, acres of gardens, a casino, and excellent dining.

Location/Access: Luis Munoz Marin International Airport is a 20-minute ride. Taxi fare is $16 one way. Travel time to the city center and to the convention center is five minutes.

Accommodations: All 671 guest rooms and 62 suites offer direct-dial telephone, radio, color cable TV with in-room movies, hair drier, climate controls, electronic locks, minibars, and balcony with ocean, lagoon, or garden view. Executive Floors and private Concierge Lounge for preferential check-in/checkout are available. The new Executive Ladies Program devotes 39 rooms and suites, plus additional privacy and special in-room features, to women business travelers. Also new is The Corporate Club, with special amenities for guests booking through American Express Travel Related Services.

Recreation: Two pools, six lighted tennis courts, an aerobics center and gym, shops, a beauty salon, and a health club with spa. The resort itself is set on Puerto Rico's most exclusive beach.

Dining: Seafood is the specialty of El Batey del Pescador, where guests enjoy dinner overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The Caribe Terrace features sandwich buffets for lunch and barbecue for dinner, while El Cafe is the place for casual meals. The Terrace Bar is famous as the birthplace of the pina colada.

Meeting Facilities and Services: The largest of the hotel's 18 meeting rooms holds 1,300 persons theater-style. Four executive meeting rooms each hold 20 to 100 persons for meetings or up to 70 for banquets. The 8,847-square-foot Club Caribe is ideal for small banquets and a 114-seat amphitheater has a projection booth and stage. A 22,000-square-foot exhibition center with separate seminar rooms is available as well.