Welcome to the Howard Johnson Hotel of Ponce-Mercedita, Puerto Rico where from the moment you arrive you will find yourself immersed in beautiful Spanish architecture and surrounded by a lush tropical courtyard. The courtyard features a pool- kiddie pool- hot tub and pool bar. You will find each room tastefully decorated and well equipped. All of our accommodations feature cable TV including HBO- hairdryer-iron and ironing board-High Speed Internet-coffee maker and a complimentary supply of the finest mountain grown coffee in Puerto Rico.The Coral Restaurant and Bar is on site and serves breakfast-lunch and dinner plus caters all of our meeting needs. New Business Center in the lobby has a computer with Internet Access and printer.You will find our hotel in the middle of everything, yet away from it all. We are conveniently located just minutes away from the business district of Ponce as well as its tourist district featuring the world famous museums of Ponce Puerto Rico. You can unpack once and see it all. Welcome to la Perla Del Sur.