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San Juan International Hostel

1452 Calle America Parada 20, Urb. Hipodromo, San Juan, Puerto Rico


  • 80%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 63%Location
  • 86%Staff
  • 71%Atmosphere
  • 74%Cleanliness
  • 74%Facilities

Property Information:

Named the # 1 hostel in Puerto Rico by Hostelworld in 2012 and 2013. By far the best value for adventurers/backpackers. In the business district; a 5- to 30-minute walk to bus routes/stops, beaches, water sports, art, nightclubs, culture, San Juan’s estuary, Walmart, Walgreens, open air celebrations, 5-star resorts, casinos, hospitals, restaurants, grocery stores. It is safe and convenient to walk or take a bus to any of these places. For the active and independent traveler!

A 15- to 30-minute bus ride to Old San Juan, the Convention Center, Plaza Las Américas, Sagrado Corazón Station (for the metro), Condado, Ocean Park and the Isla Verde area. Bayamón is also accessible by train for $1.50 roundtrip. No passport needed for US citizens. License #1164 (Puerto Rico Tourism Company).

Upon check-in: Broadband (15 mega) Wifi in ALL rooms and common areas, a communal computer terminal, complimentary pancakes/syrup/coffee/tea (we provide the ingredients; you create the feast), flat screen Smart TV with movies and games, free calls, ( local and Continental USA), linen, hand and bath soap, towels (bath & beach), potable water, fully equipped kitchen with family size stove & refrigerator with freezer, coffee maker, microwave, toaster, book exchange, daily cleaning/housekeeping, hair dryer, iron/board, sewing supplies, scales for checking luggage to prevent paying overweight fees, and paid laundry. No visitors, no pets allowed.

4 beds, A/C from 08pm to 08am, high-speed air fan 24/7, lockers and all amenities/features.

4 beds, A/C from 08pm to 08am, high-speed air fan 24/7, lockers and all our amenities/features.

6 beds, NO A/C, high-speed air fan 24/7, lockers and all our amenities/features.

One full-size bed, “A/C from 08pm to 08am”. Extra firm mattress, shared bathroom, microwave, small refrigerator, area to keep baggage, cable TV, night table/lamp, chair, courtyard entrance. Dimensions: 08ft.W x 08ft.L x 08ft.H Good for couples.

One bunk bed (two twins), “A/C from 08pm to 08am”. Shared bathroom, high-speed air fan 24/7, washbasin, area for big backpacks, table and night lamp. Dimensions: 08ft.W x 12ft.L x 10ft.H.

One bunk bed (two twins). NO A/C, shared bathroom. This is the smallest room. High-speed air fans provided as well as an area for backpacks. Dimensions: 05ft. W x 8ft. L x 08ft. H.

No one under 18 yrs old is admitted without a parent or legal guardian and requires advanced notice.

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  • Latest Review

    Absolutely lovely staff. Second time staying at this hostel and it was even better than the first! It is on the quieter side, so better if you are less of a partier or are looking for a place to get a quiets nite sleep on your way somewhere else. Also - SO. CLEAN. like, incredibly clean.
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      Anonymous, USA, Female, 25-30
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cafe
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels Included
  • Washing machine

Hostel Awards

  • 2013 Hoscar Winner
  • 1st
  • Country Winners Puerto Rico
  • 2012 Hoscar Winner
  • 1st
  • Country Winners Puerto Rico
  • 2013 1st Country Winners Puerto Rico
  • 2012 1st Country Winners Puerto Rico

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Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

Maximum stay is 7 nights. Extended stays may be granted if approved by management. Regular business hours are from 10:30am to 10:00pm. Normal check-in period is from 3:00pm to 10:00pm. After hours check-in available upon coordination. Phone/sms available 24/7. Please contact us for info if arriving out of our regular check in period/hours. Guests under the age of 18 are not accepted unless accompanied by an adult. Payment is due upon arrival. Accepted: credit cards (electronic invoice); cash; traveler’s checks; PayPal.

San Juan International Hostel Located at 1452 Calle America Parada 20, Urb. Hipodromo, San Juan.
San Juan International Hostel
Puerto Rico
San Juan 00909 1452 Calle America Parada 20, Urb. Hipodromo
77% 268
18.4442145 -66.0717558
San Juan International Hostel
    Rooms available     Standard 4 Bed Mixed Dorm     Basic 6 Bed Mixed Dorm     Basic Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom     Standard Twin Private Shared Bathroom     Basic Twin Private Shared Bathroom     Standard 4 Bed Female Dorm
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