Puerto Rico

Published on April 20th, 2011 | by Mark Chesnut

Hotel Manager Receptions in Puerto Rico: Free Drinks and Socializing

El Convento is one of the hotels in San Juan, Puerto Rico, that offers a complimentary manager’s reception.


In my new role as business travel blogger for the popular booking site Orbitz, I’m already uncovering interesting travel tips and trends that go well beyond the world of the business traveler. In my recent post about hotel manager receptions, for example, I highlighted how hotels in many U.S. cities entice guests with free cocktails and snacks.

I also mentioned San Juan, Puerto Rico, where several hotels offer manager’s receptions. Here are a few examples of hotels where you can enjoy tropical drinks while socializing. 

• At Hotel El Convento, a gorgeously restored, 350-year-old former convent in Old San Juan, complimentary wine and cheese receptions take place daily on the hotel’s La Veranda Terrace — allowing the general manager and sales team to mingle with guests. 

• The Embassy Suites San Juan Hotel & Casino, in the Isla Verde district, hosts a free manager’s reception from 5:30 to 7:30pm daily in the hotel’s atrium.

• The Doubletree by Hilton San Juan stages a free cocktail reception — you need an invitation to get into this one, but if you’re a frequent guest or a member of Hilton’s awards program, you can probably talk your way into getting an invite. 

For highlights of hotel manager receptions around the United States, check out my Orbitz blog post. 

For my other latest Orbitz blog post — about how you’ll soon have more first-class upgrade options on US Airways Express, click here!

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The founder and editor of LatinFlyer.com, Mark has more than 15 years of experience as a writer, editor and manager. He's worked with some of the biggest consumer, in-flight and travel trade publishers that cover Latin America.

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