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San Juan International Hostel

1452 Calle America, San Juan 00909, Puerto Rico
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I came here with my boyfriend in mid-August, and we loved this hostel. It was our first time staying in a hostel, and we were very pleased. I booked online for the private room with the double bed, but a few days before we left I got an email from Francisco (the owner) that he had made a mistake and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Had a great experience. Francisco (owner) was very accomodating and helpful. Felt safe in the neighborhood and got a more authentic experience. Relatively close to good restaurants, coffee, and live music. I'd recommend a rental car, but there were several folks who got by using the bus.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I have been to the SJI hostel many times and have never had a bad experience. I really like this place because it is a great budget getaway location. Most locations in San Juan area are over priced and too commercialized. This hostel is located in the suburbs and located in Santurce. and has friendly staff! You are still within... More

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

The moment I arrived, I did not expect much from the hostel which is located in this ordinary neighborhood in San Juan. However 5 days there knowing all those awesome people and we all bought stuff to make coquito, dance, play card games, cook together, have long 5-hr talk and listening to Pandora/Spotify. This is the type of hostel every... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

The place is clean, friendly& very helpful. Owner and assistants will gladly help with any questions. There is a Spanish lession on the computer too. Everyone speaks English & Spanish. The kitchen is always clean and has a section for freebies.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013 via mobile

So i went there chose for two nights and three days, did not like the lack of customer service. When we got there, there was no no one that could receive us, we wait for two hours for someone to come. The rooms was not ready which was ok cause the check in was at 3pm. The worst is first... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013 via mobile

So I've stayed in several hostals around the world, and S.J. international has exceeded my expectations!! It is one of the cleanest hostals I've ever stayed in, and they have gone out of their way to accomedate a couple of us who forgot to make reservations with extra mats!! And thank you for that!! Rooms around $30 (a little less... More

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Sabula, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here over Christmas. Is a hip clean safe place. I meet really nice people The owner is there and keeps a really nice thing going on Will stay again. Is close to the bus that goes to old San Juan. Is a nice walk to the beach and food stores. The people were all ages and very warm... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013 via mobile

The dorm is totally overcrowded and there's little space to even put your bag. One of the bathrooms is a small, stinking mess while the bigger one was acceptable. Their own no noise after 11 policy gets ignored even by their own staff till late into the night. This is made worse by the fact that all that separates the... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

The price is right, and you can't beat the hospitality of Francisco. He'll help you find anything! Hot water, rooms clean and neat. Rooms are mixed, private with bunk beds, male, and female rooms. Community computer. About 20 minute do-able walk (or bus) to Condado beach. Food store around the corner. Private room is off the kitchen and very small,... More

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Address: 1452 Calle America, San Juan 00909, Puerto Rico
Location: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > San Juan
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Welcome to San Juan International Hostel! We are a friendly, safe, and clean hostel located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. San Juan International Hostel prides itself on offering the most affordable accommodation on the entire island! Stay one night or many, and you will instantly feel like a local. Nowhere else in San Juan can you escape the crowds and tourist traps while still being able to experience everything the city has to offer! ... more   less 
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