Howard Johnson hotel situated at the heart of Mayagüez city is a historical landmark that dates back to a monastery in 1904. IHP Hospitality Group invested in a complete hotel development and renovation that positioned the Howard Johnson hotel as a classic boutique styled hotel for business travelers, corporate and local visitor. The Spanish and colonial architecture details embodied in the structure reflects Mayagüez historic charm. Currently, the hotel has over 48 classic styled guest rooms which offer affordable accommodations with easy walking distance access to historic attractions in downtown Mayagüez.
Hotel amenities include our medium-sized Aroma’s Conference room available for a 55 people capacity. The Plaza Colón Conference room, accommodates up to 90 people and is suitable for lectures, corporate meetings, college job fair and private activities. The hotel facilities also feature a Spanish tapas and wine lounge that also offers 100% local Arabica coffee for our visitors. Other amenities include a charming small outdoor pool area, free Wi-Fi throughout the facilities and free continental breakfast. Nearby attractions and places include the Mayagüez Zoo, Plaza Colón, Yagüez theater, and the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez Campus.
Howard Johnson Downtown Mayagüez, offers services and amenities that are necessary for corporate or traveler visitors. We feature those little indulgences you expect for a hotel in Porta del Sol. We provide:
- Swimming Pool: Outdoor pool Open 7.00am to 7.00pm daily
- Baggage storage available in Front desk
- Parking at adjacent lot – 4.50 +tax/day.
- Coin operated washing machines and dryers
- Safe deposit boxes
- Free In-Room Internet
- Tourist information at front desk
- Internet free wireless high-speed Internet access in the lobby
- 24-hour front desk
- Aromas Restaurant & Bar is open 7 days a week from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm
Mendez Vigo Street 70 East
Mayagüez, PR 00680
Getting To The Hotel
Hwy 2 South – Take the La Candelaria/McKinley Exit. At the second traffic light, turn left to go under highway. Continue into town, go just past cathedral (rear of htl on your left) to turn left, then left again to entrance of hotel on your left.
Hwy 2 North – turn right onto McKinley St. – go straight until the Plaza and hotel is on your left.
From San Juan take Hwy 22 West to Hwy 2 South – take a left onto McKinley St. Go straight until the Plaza and hotel is on your left.
From AGUADILLA AIRPORT: Take Hwy 2 South – Take the La Candelaria/McKinley Exit. At the second traffic light, turn left to go under highway. Continue into town, go just past cathedral (rear of htl on your left) to turn left, then left again to entrance of hotel on your left. From San Juan Intl. Airport : Route 127 to Hwy 52 into Ponce and then take Hwy 2 West. Exit right onto McKinley St. Go straight until the Plaza, hotel is on your left
Located at the corner of the impressive Spanish-style Plaza Colón, a tribute to Christopher Columbus, you are within walking distance from the historic Yagüez Theater and many restaurants providing that local flavor. Mayaguez is the home of the only zoo on the island with a variety of wildlife.
Porta del Sol Attractions
- Boqueron Beach, Cabo Rojo – Video here!
- Desecheo Island, Rincón (Best Diving Spot)
- Domes Beach, Rincón (Best Surfing Spot) Video here!
- El Palacete Los Mureau Video here!
- Guajataca Lake – Video here!
- Guánica Dry Forest, Guánica – Video here!
- Guilligan’s Island – Video here!
- Aguadilla Water Park-seasonal – 35 minutes
- Aguadilla Surfing Beaches – 35 minutes
- Maricao Sub-Tropical Forest – 1 hour
- Rincon Lighthouse – 25 minutes
- Salt Flats and Lighthouse Area, Cabo Rojo (El Combate) – 25 minutes Video here!
STOA’S Café Vino Tapas, with a variety of breakfast, lunch options and great selection of wines with more than 160 different labels to delight with exquisite tapas.
Located on the 2nd level of the Howard Johnson Hotel in Mayaguez, this location offers the public a convenient distribution for workshops, lectures, meetings, conferences and any type of private activity.
The hotel has accommodation for forty-nine guest rooms equipped with air conditioning, wired hi-speed internet access, coffeemaker, iron w/board, cable TV and unmatched service.
Restaurant and Bar
With a new food and beverage outlet called STOA’s Café Vino Tapas, Howard Johnson Mayaguez offers breakfast, lunch options and a great selection of wines with more than 160 different labels to delight with exquisite tapas.
Stoa’s Conference Room is ideal for social, educational and corporate meetings, with a capacity of 55 people depending on the type of activity. The conference room has air conditioning, furniture, podium, sound system, food service, waiters, bartenders and whatever your event may require to perform in excellence.
WI FI – Parking at adjacent lot – Valet Parking 24 hours with no additional charge
Stoa’s Convention Center is located just minutes from popular attractions of the west such as the Cathedral of Mayaguez, Mayaguez Mall, Mayaguez Zoo and the town of Boqueron located in Cabo Rojo, among others.