San Juan Port FAQ

Tourists who want to visit the beautiful island of Puerto Rico would love to go there via cruise ships that dock at the San Juan Port.  After all, the island is known for its wonderful beaches and friendly people. Of course, they would like to get hold of information provided by San Juan cruise port FAQ. This will certainly help them once they arrive.

1.  What's the Cruise Port Address?

Paseo Concepcion de Garcia
Pier (Muelle) #4  
Old San JuanPuerto Rico

 

2.  What's the Cruise Port Phone Number?

787-723-2260

 3.  What's the Cruise Port Parking Like?

The San Juan Port is one of the busiest in the Caribbean. Unfortunately, the port does not provide any parking facility.  However, there are public parking areas outside the port.

      

4.  How do You get to the Cruise Port?

If you enter San Juan by way of cruise ships, you will certainly be docking at the San Juan Port. If you arrive by plane, you will land at the San Juan International Airport. There are taxis by the airport that can bring you to the cruise port in less than an hour. These would usually take Baldorioty Avenue going to San Juan. Then it will enter Puerta de Tierra until it gets to the waterfront.  

 

5.  What Cruise Lines use the Port?

  • Celebrity Cruises
  • Princess Cruises
  • Carnival
  • Disney Cruise Lines
  • Costa
  • Royal Caribbean
  • Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Holland America
  • Windstar Cruises
  • Radisson Seven Seas Cruises
  • Viking River Cruises
  • Delta Queen Steamboat Co.
  • Seabourn
  • Orient Lines
  • Mediterranean Shipping Cruises

 

6.  What's the Nearest Airport to the Cruise Port?

The nearest airport is the San Juan International Airport. This is 8 miles away from the cruise port, which is about a 45 minute car ride.

 

7.  What Attractions are Near the Cruise Port?

Upon disembarking, tourists and passengers can immediately go to the historic Old San Juan. If they want to go shopping, the Puerto Rico Convention Center District is also just walking distance.

 

8.  What Hotels are Near the Cruise Port?

Hotel El Convento

100 Cristo St., Old San Juan, 00901 Puerto Rico

The historical hotel used to be a former Carmelite convent  that is more than three centuries old. While it preserves the unique old world charm, it also offers the luxuries of most modern hotels.

Courtyard by Marriot

 

801 Ponce De Leon Ave.San Juan, 00907 Puerto Rico

This Marriot hotel is ocated in San Juan’s Miramar Business District. It is immediately accessible by the main roads in the city and is just near to the museums, restaurants, and movie theaters.

Comfort Inn San Juan

 

Clemenceau St. #6, San Juan, 00907 Puerto Rico

Comfort Inn is in Condado, San Juan’s tourist area. It is just a few minutes walk to the city’s major landmark, which is the fortress of El Morro. It is also quite near to the cruise port and the shopping centers.

Radisson Ambassador Plaza Hotel

 

1369 Ashford Ave.San Juan, 00907 Puerto Rico

This is one of the more expensive hotels in the city. Its casino is one of the main features it offers to its guests. It is conveniently located in the business district too.

Caribe Hilton in San Juan

 

1 San Geronimo St.San Juan, 00901

Caribe Hilton is the largest hotel in San Juan. Its guest rooms boast of private balconies that provide a spectacular view of the ocean. It offers the unique convenience of being near the beach and the business district.

              

9.  What restaurants and shops are near the cruise port?

 

La Bombonera

259 Calle San Francisco

Offers guests with the best mallorca in town. This century-old bakeshop and eatery prides itself also of its delicious Cubano sandwich.

El Buren Pizza Restaurant

103 Calle Cristo

Its patrons consider this as the only place in San Juan that makes the most delicious gourmet pizzas. The shop opens at 11 in the morning.

The Parrot Club

363 Fortaleza

Known for giving the best Nuevo Latino cuisine, this restaurant is the seat of gourmet dining in town. It opens for lunch, a unique treat in the chain of restaurants in South Fortaleza.

Marmalade

317 Fortaleza

Located in trendy Fortaleza, cruisers should not miss this restaurant. This offers mainly North American cuisine.

For shopping, tourists should not miss going to Fortaleza, Calle Cristo, and San Francisco. The shops located in these streets can surely be of interest for San Juan visitors.

 

10. Are Ships Docked at the Port, or are Passengers Ferried from the Port to the Ship?

The San Juan port has a modern docking facility. Passengers can embark and disembark without having to be ferried with other modes of transport.

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