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Hostal Tropical

PR-475 km 0.1, Isabela 00662, Puerto Rico
Hostal Tropical
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the vibe of this hostel and spent most of our time hanging out downstairs, there isn't a lot to the area, but it's a good place to stop mid road trip. We had a private room upstairs and loved the cold A/C but didn't love not having any windows. All in all we would recommend this place to... More 

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Ede, The Netherlands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

We arrived in the middle of the night, it took is a while to find the place. Friendly staff and simple breakfast included, staff helped us to find a (cheap) rental car. Good hostel in comparison to the price.

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Helena, AL
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We arrived to an empty but wide open building. No one at the desk despite the hours saying 3:00-6:00 for check in times (it was 5:00). Finally after calling two different numbers, we reached someone who said she'd call the person who was supposed to be on duty. Right then, a truck drove up and after asking if he worked... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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75 reviews 75 reviews
53 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

we stayed in hostal tropical two nights. it's a friendly place with nice and helpful staff. everything you need is availble, kitchen. fridge. wifi. ac. the only thing was, there were like a lot of mosquitos in the room. literally 20 of them flew around you. also the mattress was thin, so you could feel the frame. shower and toilet... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

I'm torn between wanting to sing the praises of this amazing little place and keeping it quiet so it doesn't get overrun. I planned to stay in Arecibo, on the way from San Juan to Rincon, but didn't see any budget places on line. Hostal tropical came up and was right on the way, and it was the overwhelming positive... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

After traveling west from San Juan, we arrived at Hostal Tropical over the weekend and even though it was Saturday night, the town was still very quiet with no real nightlife. Finding the hostel was fairly easy but only because of the Kookie Tire place which showed up on Google and the GPS. Their driveway was a bit narrow for... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

First time experiencing a Hostel and it could have not been any better! Jonathan was very helpful in showing us the places to go while in PR. He was very knowledgable of the island. 2nd time going to PR and this time was the best. There is so much to see on the West Side of the island and you... More 

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Bayamon, Puerto Rico
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65 reviews 65 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

The town of Isabela is awesome and this hostel makes it even better to visit. Very clean, nice staff, breakfast, easy to get to by driving and a lot of things to do nearby. The rooms are very comfortable.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Unbelievably peaceful faculty. The staff (Jonathan, etc) were amazing, compassionate, intelligent, and beautiful people. They let me use the reception computer when I was in panic mode and needed to look at some last minute flights. The shower was hot and the rooms are big enough. They are the only hostel I've seen in PR that offer breakfast. Make sure... More 

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babiloniapr, Manager at Hostal Tropical, responded to this review

We are glad we were able to calm your panicking, and make your trip accommodate to your needs. We are working in the motel and hostel confusion in the entrance, but it is a good experience to know the definition of a motel in Puerto Rico. We offer breakfast so those who stay can go out and discover Borikén with... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Driving from SJuan to Mayaguez needed a place, just for sleep with our three kids, called and stayed there. Very clean rooms, great great service and location, close to Num 2 avenue in Isabela. This hostal (shared bathroom) is not usual in PR, but they also have rooms with private baths. Again, good A/C, clean, cozy, good experience...need to work... More 

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babiloniapr, Manager at Hostal Tropical, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by! We are conveniently located very close to Highway PR 2 in Isabela, that is good for a quick stop. Getting comfortable mattresses is one of our goals, our mindset is to always to improve. We also have mixed dorms for the solo travelers on a budget. More 

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