CASABLANCA HOTEL CELEBRATES INAUGURATION OF ITS NEW ELEVATOR
San Juan, PR Hotel CasaBlanca located in 316 Fortaleza Street in Old San Juan celebrated the ribbon cutting of its long – awaited elevator. It is branded Canton and shipped from North Canton, Ohio in the United States to Puerto Rico in parts. The design and assembly took place in the Island which brought more jobs for the Hotel and its team of engineers. It has capacity for 12 passengers and complies with all regulations by law. After the toast, the guests at the opening were able to enjoy the elevator ride, delighting in its panoramic view of San Cristobal Castle, the Atlantic Ocean and the cruises of Old San Juan.
“Before we had to accommodate our guests by floors according to their age and physical condition, locating those with limitations in the rooms on the first floors, now all guests will enjoy the views of the higher floors and the terrace. Undoubtedly, this marks a new chapter for the experience of our guests at CasaBlanca, “said the owner of the Hotel, Rafael Oller.
The process to realize the elevator of the boutique style hotel was a very careful, one had to choose the design that respected and kept in tune with the architecture of the colonial building. In November 2014 the studies for the design style began elevator hydraulic rope of a piston and panoramic view.
Among the guests to this great celebration were engineers José G. Deyá and Hector Deyá from the company “Deyá Elevator Services” who went to the difficult task of completing this project “We believe that all projects are special and unique, with this particular , We had the opportunity to test our abilities since the building is old and of different proportions “added Hector Deyá.
The administration is preparing to face a year full of new challenges, but it will not be because of the lack of an elevator, a situation where many guests opted for other nearby hotels, “is that climbing to the fifth floor by the stairs was not easy” Said Joyce Oller, owner who for years was grateful for the patience and willingness of her guests in the difficult task. The Hotel expects to improve its annual occupancy rate now that it can open to new customers and hopes that this will help it to overcome the decline in tourist demand due to the negative publicity that the Island has received in the last months since January 2016.
The Hotel wishes to inform all residents of the Island that it offers them a special welcome with a unique rate of $ 199 for three days and two nights with taxes included between the months of May and September of 2016. They must redeem this offer must send an email mail to firstname.lastname@example.org .