Where to Stay in Ponce
Ponce is a city rich in beautiful sights and things to do, from art museums and colonial architecture along the town square to pristine Pelícano Beach on the Caja de Muertos nature reserve.
Spending a couple of days in Ponce will give you the opportunity to enjoy everything that this wonderful city — and other charming South region towns — have to offer. Whether you prefer amenity-loaded beachfront resorts or quaint historic hotels, here are some of the top places to stay in Ponce.
Ponce Plaza Hotel & Casino
Painted a sunny yellow and overlooking the colonial buildings of the town square, Ponce Plaza Hotel & Casino is just steps from attractions such as the Parque de Bombas and la Fuente de los Leones. This historic hotel is also close to many bars, cafés, and local shops. On the ground floor of the hotel, you’ll find a popular restaurant, Lola Eclectic Cuisine, as well as a coffee shop where you can enjoy a delicious breakfast before exploring the town.
Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort
This beautiful resort boasts stunning views of the Caribbean Sea, as well as one of the largest casinos in Puerto Rico. With its wide range of amenities, Hilton Ponce is ideal for families with children. Enjoy two swimming pools for adults and one for kids, plus three bars, four restaurants, a gym, spa, and an oceanfront golf course.
Holiday Inn Ponce and Tropical Casino
Situated just outside of Ponce but very close to the main road, this Holiday Inn property is distinguished for its well-kept facilities and super-friendly staff. From its hillside location, you will enjoy expansive views of the Caribbean Sea and unbeatable sunsets. The property has a small casino, outdoor pool, and a lounge that features live music on weekends.
This historic hotel was built in 1872 and restored for the enjoyment of tourists. It is known for being a family-owned property and for preserving the charm of structures built at the end of 19th century. Located next to Plaza Las Delicias, Hotel Bélgica is perfect for couples or families who want to rest well after a day of sightseeing and adventure.