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Meliá Century Hotel (Ponce, Puerto Rico)

Meliá Century Hotel (Ponce, Puerto Rico)

About Meliá Century Hotel

Built in 1895, Meliá Century Hotel carries the title of being the oldest hotel in Puerto Rico. Located in the heart of Ponce, the pet-friendly hotel has the perfect location for exploring the city. All rooms are air conditioned and feature free Wi-Fi and cable TV. On a warm day, guests can enjoy the outdoor pool or simply relax at the rooftop lounge or in the garden area. A business center is available onsite for added convenience. Mocha, the onsite coffee shop, is a perfect place to start off the day or grab a light lunch, while drinks by the pool can be enjoyed at Aura. For an unforgettable fun experience, guests can dine at Panorama, the rooftop bar. Meliá Century Hotel is located opposite Plaza Las Delicias, and a short walk from Casa Armstrong-Poventud, and the Museum of the History of Ponce. El Museo Castillo Serralles is a mile away.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi(Unavailable)
  • Pool
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking(Unavailable)
  • Pets (Unavailable)
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym(Unavailable)

Rating overview

trivago Rating Index based on 2098  reviews from:
  • LocationExcellent  (8.8 / 10)
  • RoomsOkay  (5.2 / 10)
  • ServiceGood  (7.8 / 10)
  • CleanlinessGood  (7.5 / 10)
  • Value for moneyGood  (7.5 / 10)

Positive Reviews


City Central

Located in the heart of Ponce, Meliá boasts a perfect location for exploring the entire city on foot. There is plenty of shopping, dining, nightlife, museums, and sightseeing within walking distance. Furthermore, the Ponce International Airport is only four miles away, making travel a breeze.



Guests appreciated having onsite parking, that is constantly monitored by the hotel personnel. Most of the staff at Meliá is friendly, helpful, and accommodating. If you run into any problems, they will try to resolve it in an efficient manner. As an added bonus, guests were surprised to receive two free welcome drinks upon check-in.



Make sure to check out Panorama, the rooftop bar and restaurant. Guests said they enjoyed their experience there, especially the beautiful views. In addition, Panorama hosts a lot of live entertainment and music on most nights.

Negative Reviews


Boring Breakfast

Most guests weren't too impressed with the breakfast offered, saying it's quite boring and doesn't have a good selection to choose from. Furthermore, many items ran out quite quickly and the staff wasn't in a hurry to replace it.


Oldest Hotel

Several guests thought renovations are necessary as some rooms that were not well maintained have begun to show their age. The decor is dated and the rooms appear dark, as they lack large windows. In addition, the furniture and carpet appears worn and some guests disliked the old TV units. Cosmetic touch ups, too, would refresh the overall look.



Though most of the staff was pleasant, several guests thought the rest were poorly trained, not well-managed and not very efficient.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Business centre
  2. Café
  3. Nightclub
  4. Entrance hall/lobby
  5. Terrace
  6. Bell service
  7. Hotel bar
  8. Conference rooms
  9. Non-smoking rooms
  10. Computer with internet
  11. Restaurant
  12. 24-hour reception
Room amenities
  1. Openable windows
  2. Television
  3. Electric kettle
  4. Air conditioning
  5. Satellite TV
  6. Desk
  7. Sitting area
Sports facilities
  1. Golf course
  2. Hiking trail
  1. Accessible hotel
  2. Accessible bathroom
  3. Accessible parking

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 15:00
  2. Check out: 11:00


Calle Cristina 75 , 00730 , Ponce , Puerto Rico
Telephone: +1(787)8420260 | Fax: +1(787)8413602 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about Meliá Century Hotel

  • Is there a pool area at Meliá Century Hotel?

    Yes, Meliá Century Hotel offers 1 pool area.

  • Are pets allowed at Meliá Century Hotel?

    No, Meliá Century Hotel doesn’t allow pets.

  • Is parking available at Meliá Century Hotel?

    Yes, Meliá Century Hotel provides Accessible parking for guests.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at Meliá Century Hotel?

    Check-in at Meliá Century Hotel is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is Meliá Century Hotel located?

    Meliá Century Hotel is located in Calle Cristina 75, 00730, Ponce, Puerto Rico.