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Renowned for our boutique style and personalized service, the Doubletree by Hilton San Juan hotel has been featured in numerous news articles and travel publications while at the same time garnering several awards in recognition of our hospitality.

Browse our most recent press releases, news items and awards below:

10 Years of Outstanding Service

April 2018

In 2018, The DoubleTree by Hilton San Juan Hotel will be celebrating its 10th anniversary. During its ten years of continuous outstanding service, the hotel has distinguished itself for its exceptional quality standards and the caring customer service that they provide to all of their guests. Throughout these past ten years, the DoubleTree by Hilton San Juan team has been recognized with various awards and recognitions, highlighting their commitment to the delivery of exceptional guest experiences. Their consistency and continuous innovation in providing the highest standards of service, has positioned them as one of the best hotels in Puerto Rico.

“As the first and only DoubleTree hotel in the Caribbean, we feel incredibly honored to be celebrating ten consecutive years of outstanding service. We thank every one of our employees for their unwavering commitment to the highest standards of service and for providing all of our guests with memorable experiences. Their effort and dedication to our hotel is the key to our success”, said the hotel’s General Manager, Yodil Cabán.

Find below a sample of the awards and recognitions that the hotel has received during the past ten years:

2018 – Loved by Guests awards,™. Loved by Guests awards are based on verified guest reviews and recognize fantastic work in delivering exceptional levels of guest service.

2017 – Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor. Recognized for receiving consistently great reviews

2015 to 2017 – WellHotel as recognized by the Medical Tourism Association for demonstrating excellence in WellHotel Training and Certification.

2016 – TripAdvisor’s “Hall of Fame.” The Doubletree by Hilton San Juan was accepted in TripAdvisor's Hall of fame for maintaining excellence qualifications amongst its travelers for 5 consecutive years, from 2010 to 2015.

2016 – Recognized as “Best of the Best” by Chris Naylor, Vice-President of Brand Standards and Quality Assurance for Hilton Worldwide for consistently obtaining outstanding qualifications.

2012 – Travelers Choice Award from TripAdvisor. “Selected as Travelers’ Choice Award indicates a property is among the best in the world,” says TripAdvisor spokesperson Kevin Carter.

2012 and 2013 – Pride Award by Doubletree by Hilton. This award is given to the top ten hotels for excellence and outstanding commitment to our guests, our fellow Team Members, and the community.

2011 and 2012 – Expedia Insiders Select Award. Chosen by Expedia customers as one of the top 500 hotels worldwide.

2008 to 2017 –  The hotel has been recognized and congratulated by PRTC division of Touristic Quality and Education Affairs for consecutively maintaining outstanding inspection scores of 91% and higher.

2008 to 2017 – The hotel has been recognized by Hilton Worldwide for its Excellence in Quality and has maintained 13 consecutive Outstanding Quality Assurance Evaluations.

2008 – Awarded Puerto Rico Super Host and Facility Inspection by PRTC.

The DoubleTree by Hilton San Juan is located in the popular Condado District and it has 184 recently renovated guest rooms. The hotel offers free WIFI throughout all of its facilities, over ten thousand square feet of outdoor and indoor meeting space, and a 24-hour gym and pool. All guest rooms are equipped with a comfortable desk and chair, LCD TV with premium television channels, two phones with data ports, unlimited high-speed wired and wireless internet access and remote printing from any guest room, among many other amenities. For more information, you may contact us at 787-721-1200 or visit

Best of the Best

March 2018

The Doubletree by Hilton San Juan at Gallery Plaza won for the thirteenth consecutive time the qualifying mark of Outstanding for maintaining the highest standards of quality and consistent service, according to the prestigious hotel brand, announced Yodil Caban, general manager of the hotel.

Chris Naylor, vice president of Standard and Quality Assurance of Hilton Worldwide, said that "by its determination to excel, the hotel has proved capable of the highest levels of hospitality and service performance. With this new validation of Green Zone Outstanding, the Doubletree by Hilton San Juan becomes Best of the Best of the Hilton chain worldwide ".

"We are honored that the prestigious Hilton brand gives us this distinction. Since our opening in 2008 we have been focused on consistently maintaining the highest quality standards. My thanks to our colleagues who with their commitment and dedication provide the best service to guests and customers who visit’ said Caban.

Executive Chef at the Doubletree by Hilton San Juan

Cafe Pierre

April 2015

"The Chef Mayra Hernandez joins the DoubleTree By Hilton San Juan and Café Pierre bringing a varied career in the culinary field that certainly enriches the cuisine for the enjoyment of our guests and visitors," said Yodil Caban, General Manager of the hotel.

I know the Executive Chef Mayra Hernandez, who is a graduate of the Hotel School of San Juan, where she earned a degree in Culinary Arts in 2002. She also has a degree in Education from the UPR in Humacao. Her first culinary experience was in the Los Olivos restaurant in Caguas, followed by Sangria Global Cuisine then moved her practice to Garde Manger in La Concha, A Renaissance Resort. She has directed restaurants like Cbar Kitchen in Style in Humacao, La Traviata in Caguas, and was also Pastry Chef at Augusto Restaurant.

Café Pierre restaurant offers diners an excellent culinary offering breakfast, lunch and dinner. "I am pleased to work with such an excellent Chef, we have created an exquisite and good value Power Lunch menu that includes an hour and a half of free valet parking service, ideal for an affordable and comfortable lunch. In addition, we paired dishes with a variety of wines, "said Ildefonso Figueroa, Director of Food and Beverage.

Cafe Pierre also presents a tempting Happy Hour, which offers 2 for the price of 1 on local beers and house spirits. The Happy Hour is available Monday through Friday from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm and includes an hour and a half of free valet parking.

It should be noted that in recent days, the Hilton Brand awarded the DoubleTree by Hilton San Juan at Gallery Plaza, for the thirteenth consecutive occasion for their excellent quality and customer service, and the portal TripAdvisor awarded the "Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame ".

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Juan at Gallery Plaza is located in the renowned area of Condado. For reservations or more information, call (787) 625-3129, or visit