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Snohomish, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

You get what you pay for! Paid $50 for a private room barely big enough for a double bed. There are 2 bathrooms for all guests to use, and one of the toilets is not bolted down. Very dangerous! Most rooms are privates with a couple of dorm rooms. There are long term tenants in the dorms that are clearly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

It's a simple place, small price, good location- it's a hostel. It was my first stay at one and I was worried at first but this place was great. Went with my two friends for an early spring break, stayed 3 nights and it was a good start for our trip. It's in a central place for parties, beach, it's... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

We stayed two nights here for our second visit to OSJ. It's a very convenient location to the trolley lines, fort, restaurants. The room was small but very clean with great A/C. TINY bathroom with poor water pressure in the shower. Mini fridge in room.Bed was comfy and the linens were changed very quickly when we stepped out for breakfast.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

If you are going to puerto rico and want stay in the middle of old san juan and dont want to spend a lot of money, this is the place to stay. It is a small hostal with a decent size kitchen , air conditioning in every room, tv,internet and cable. The place is clean, safe, and the personnel very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

This place has great location, is clean the people are nice and very good price. I would come back here for sure. The little patio is a little small, but good enough for see a little bit of San Juan. I didn't use the kitchen but it looks very clean and has all you need for a quick breakfast. What... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I would definitely recommend here for a couple to stay a night or two. The place is in a fantastic location in Old San Juan. Don't be alarmed by the look of the outside. The place is very well kept and very clean once you got inside! We pretty much only used our room to store luggage while we toured... More 

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Thank SamanthaB1986
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This hostel is everything you need from a guest house. Dorms if you're budgeting and private rooms (some with balcony) at very reasonable prices. Clean bathrooms, several kitchens and an owner who couldn't be any more helpful, accommodating and nice. There is not really a common area, but not needed in San Juan. You are literally in the center of... More 

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Right in the heart of Old San Juan. It's an old cement building. There's nothing pretty about it but it was clean and safe. I would stay here again. Very affordable at $27/day. Host did not speak English (Spanish only).

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

I can't think of a better place to stay in Old San Juan. We stayed in a two bedroom apartment. The place is cute, comfortable and clean and in a perfect location. Beds made daily and abundent clean towels were provided. Our host helped us several times with tour arrangements. I loved the place and will recommend it to friends... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I stayed here for 8 nights and have ZERO complaints! Very affordable, extremely clean, friendly and helpful staff, and fantastic location! The first night, the A/C was out and that was a HUGE concern, but within an hour, they had the problem resolved and from then on everything went without incident. The place is kept immaculate! If the kitchen was... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fortaleza Guest House is a small, old-fashioned style guest house for travelers looking for a nice, comfortable, clean place to stay in San Juan, Puerto Rico.Rooms vary from having fans, air conditioners, and balconies. There are 2 shared bathrooms and 1 kitchen on each floor, free WiFi, and coin-operated laundry.The guest house is in an excellent location, within walking distance of a variety of stores and restaurants, gorgeous plazas, and lively salsa clubs. We'd love to make your stay in Old San Juan unforgettable!Check in at 1pm and check out at 12 pmPay cash on arrival. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fortaleza Guest House

Address: 303 Calle de La Fortaleza, San Juan 00901-1716, Puerto Rico
Location: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > San Juan
Price Range: $25 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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