MAY 9, 2022 — CAROLINA, PUERTO RICO – Residence Inn by Marriott San Juan Isla Verde officially opens its doors today offering a prime location in the Isla Verde neighborhood, just five minutes from the Luis Muñoz Marin International airport (SJU) and steps from the renowned Isla Verde Beach. With a global presence of over 870 hotels in the U.S., Canada, Europe, the Middle East, and Caribbean & Latin America, Residence Inn is the world leader of the longer stay lodging segment, arriving for the first time in Puerto Rico.

Operated by Highgate — a premier real estate investment and hospitality management company widely recognized as an innovator in the industry — the new Residence Inn San Juan Isla Verde welcomes business and leisure travelers with upscale design and architecture that enhances the guest experience with open spaces to relax and live without constraints.

Offering 231 spacious suites, complete with fully equipped kitchens and separate living and sleeping areas, Residence Inn San Juan Isla Verde provides an intimate atmosphere that invites connection and productivity. The hotel debuts at a time when Puerto Rico is setting travel records as a popular destination and guests are looking for alternative lodging options to a traditional hotel stay. Designed for longer stays, the hotel will be the ideal destination for business and leisure travelers visiting the island and looking for a place that allows them to feel right at home.

“We are delighted to open the first Residence Inn in Puerto Rico in the Isla Verde neighborhood, surrounded by restaurants and experiences that welcome business and tourism. Each suite has been developed to create sensations of being close to home with personalized welcoming moments,” said Sem Cuevas, General Manager of the first Residence Inn by Marriott in Puerto Rico.


Designed for stays of five nights or more with maximum benefits in mind, Residence Inn stands out for its modern residential decor based on the idea of ​​‘travel the way you live.’ The concept celebrates openness, freedom and love for life, translating it into personalized service and unrestricted experiences.

Fully equipped kitchens in each suite – complete with a refrigerator, cook top, microwave, dishwasher, residential-size appliances, and dishes and cookware – set the stage for home-cooked meals. Guests will also appreciate large in-suite workspaces with a well-lit desk, ergonomic seat, and high-speed wireless internet access. Residence Inn offers a wide variety of healthy and natural options on rotation for its daily complimentary breakfast, included in the room rate.

“The world’s leading long stay brand, Residence Inn by Marriott is an excellent addition to our growing portfolio in Puerto Rico, offering more choices to our guests and Marriott Bonvoy members,” said Brian King, President for Marriott International in the Caribbean and Latin America. “As travel evolves, the longer stay segment has increased in popularity, especially for digital nomads who blend work and leisure travel together seamlessly.”

Residence Inn San Juan Isla Verde offers 708 square feet of meeting space filled with natural light and built-in multimedia technology. Additional amenities include The Market, opened 24 hours for grab-and-go options, a self-service laundry room, valet laundry, mobile app, fitness center, outdoor swimming pool, kids water-play pool and complimentary high-speed internet.

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