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New Season, New Features, Same Rates At Holiday Inn San Juan In Puerto Rico

Holiday Inn San Juan Retains 2008 Rates, Adds Value for Winter Season


Isla Verde, Puerto Rico (December 18, 2008) - Recognized by-and-large for raising the bar on its flag, Holiday Inn San Juan is welcoming the winter season with a host of fresh offerings for both leisure and business guests, as well as extending 2008 rates, with value added, to the New Year. Leading the cavalry is newly-appointed Executive Chef Damian Hernandez, a classically-trained young star in Puerto Rico's culinary scene who blends 'haute cuisine' with his own homegrown spin using local ingredients such as root vegetables, fresh fruits and herbs. His signature style features prominently in the hotel's new restaurant, Eighty20 Bistro, launched in November. Against the backdrop of a minimalist decor in shades of black, white, and orange, this contemporary bistro's menu ranges from modern interpretations of classics, such as the Baby Kobe Burgers, to full-on fusion dishes, as the Grilled Caribbean Jerk Shrimp with Coconut Risotto and Pineapple 'Pico de Gallo.'

New food and beverage features have also been introduced in the hotel's portfolio for groups and meetings. From guided chocolate tastings with champagne and wine pairings, to interactive chef tables where guests cook dinner, these culinary events are designed to wow even the most discerning guests.

In 2009, Holiday Inn San Juan will honor 2008 rates, bolstering their value by welcoming up to two children though age 16 in the room at no additional cost (up from 12 years old). The "No Excuses" package includes accommodations; 15% discount off food and beverage at the hotel's three signature restaurants: Eighty20 Bistro, Coladas and J.H. Yees; two 12" freshly-baked pizzas; $10.00 casino match-play coupon for nearby casino; and a complimentary welcome cocktail per adult. The package starts at $79.00 per night/per person, based on double occupancy, plus government tax and resort fee, with a minimum stay of two nights, and is valid through the Summer 2009. For more information and reservations, call 787-253-9000.

About Holiday Inn San Juan
Surprisingly chic, Holiday Inn San Juan is all about style and value with upgraded 4-star amenities and a privileged location. The airy, contemporary hotel offers an expansive pool area with whirlpool and water SprayPark; free WIFI in all public hotel areas; and three signature restaurants. The staff and management take particular pride in its culinary team of Puerto Rican professionals, who have nabbed one of the five coveted spaces in Puerto Rico's National Culinary Team each year for four consecutive years since the hotel opening -bringing home a gold medal each single year. The guestroom experience in its 222 rooms features a pillow menu, aromatherapy bath products, coffee maker and daily complimentary Puerto Rican coffee - added to comforts that include King or Queen sized beds, air conditioner with individual climate controls, room service, cable television and movies on demand, in-room iron and ironing board, complimentary internet access, in-room safe, dorm-size refrigerator, and hair dryer. Located in trendy Isla Verde, the hotel is five minutes from the airport, a block away from the beach and surrounded by restaurants, casinos, and clubs within walking distance. Likewise, key attractions and venues - such as Old San Juan and the Puerto Rico Convention Center - are all within 10 miles


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