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San Juan International Hostel

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

78%Rating

  • 79%Value For Money
  • 77%Security
  • 68%Location
  • 81%Staff
  • 81%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 81%Facilities

Property Information:

For the active and independent traveler! No passport needed for US citizens. License #1164 (Puerto Rico Tourism Company).

This youth hostel, located in the heart of the Caribbean, (Puerto Rico – USA), offers dormitories with an atmosphere of light and space that’s a world away from the claustrophobia of the usual city hostel dorm.

In addition one female dorm as well as private rooms it attracts a cross-section of travelers. Lively and spacious communal areas allows you to meet and chat with people from all around the world (this is a hostel, after all), capacity of 30; easy to meet fellow guests here.

Focusing on young travelers who want a smart place to stay, opened in 2009 in America street, a calm street in downtown San Juan, capital city; short walk from places such as neighborhood pharmacy, mom & pop grocery store, government offices, Walmart, Walgreens, food court venue, banks, hospitals, nite clubs, 5 stars resorts/casinos, beaches. The key to San Juan International Hostel success is its cozy and familiar atmosphere.

A neighborhood hostel aims to offer accommodation to the budget traveler with an authentic backpacker atmosphere and all the comfort and convenience of a home. A central location with tips on favorite hangouts, on the edge of the Art district and a steps from the main bus stop #22, the Puerto Rico Art and the Contemporary Art Museums, ATM, 24/7 convenience store, popular local coffee shop and more.

A 15- to 30-minute bus journey to Old San Juan, the Convention Center, Plaza Las Américas shopping center, Sagrado Corazón Station (for the metro), elegant Condado beach area, Ocean Park and the Isla Verde region. Bayamón (a secondary city) is also accessible by train for $1.50 roundtrip.

Upon check-in: Broadband (15 mega) WiFi all over the hostel, a communal computer terminal, complimentary pancakes/syrup/coffee/tea (we provide the ingredients; you create the feast), flat screen Smart TV with movies, free local calls and to Continental USA, linen, bath soap and shampoo, towels (bath & beach), potable water, fully equipped kitchen with family size stove & refrigerator with freezer, coffee maker, microwave, toaster, book exchange, daily cleaning/housekeeping (private rooms not included on daily housekeeping), iron/board, sewing supplies, scales for checking luggage to prevent paying overweight fees, and paid laundry. No illegal drugs, no visitors, no pets allowed.

DORMITORIES AND PRIVATE ROOMS:

ONE 4-BEDS FEMALE DORM W A/C
Two steady wooden bunk beds, same as 4 twin beds with electric sockets by each bed side, screen to prevent from mosquitoes, windows, A/C from 09:30pm to 06:30am, one ceiling high-speed air fan and two individual high-speed air fans for bottom beds 24/7, big size lockers approx. 1.66 ft W X 2.33 ft D X 2.5 ft H; (bring your own small padlock).

ONE 4-BEDS MIXED DORM W A/C
Two steady wooden bunk beds, same as 4 twin beds with electric sockets by each bed side, screen to prevent from mosquitoes, windows, A/C from 09:30pm to 06:30am, one ceiling high-speed air fan and two individual high-speed air fans for bottom beds 24/7, big size lockers approx. 1.66 ft W X 2.33 ft D X 2.5 ft H; (bring your own small padlock).

ONE 6-BEDS MIXED DORM NO A/C
Three steady wooden bunk beds, same as 6 twin beds with electric sockets by each bed side, screen to prevent from mosquitoes, windows. NO A/C. Two ceiling high-speed air fans and three individual high-speed air fans for bottom beds 24/7, big size lockers approx. 1.66 ft W X 2.33 ft D X 2.5 ft H; (bring your own small padlock).

ONE 5-BEDS MIXED DORM NO A/C
Two steady wooden bunk beds, same as 4 twin beds plus one regular twin bed. Electric sockets by each bed side, screen to prevent from mosquitoes, windows. NO A/C. Two ceiling high-speed air fans and three individual high-speed air fans for bottom beds 24/7. Sorry, at this dorm only 4 big size lockers approx. 1.66 ft W X 2.33 ft D X 2.5 ft H; (bring your own small padlock).

PRIVATE QUEEN W A/C, FRIDGE, MICRO, TV
Dimensions: 11 ft W X 11 ft L X 10.5 ft H. One Queen size bed; electric sockets by the bed side A/C from 09:30pm to 06:30am, one ceiling high-speed air fan 24/7, cable tv, night table with lamp, small fridge, microwave, window, screens to prevent mosquitoes, mirror, linen and towels included. Shared bathroom. (This room allow for two folding beds, ask for further details if interested)

PRIVATE FULL SIZE BED W A/C
Dimensions: 8 ft W X 8 ft L x 8 ft H. One Full size bed, electric sockets by the bed side, A/C from 09:30pm to 06:30am, one ceiling high-speed air fan 24/7, table, lamp, chairs, window, screen to prevent mosquitoes, mirror, linen and towels included. Shared bathroom.

BUNK PRIVATE (FULL & TWIN) NO A/C
Dimensions: 6.4 ft L X 6.4 ft W X 8 ft H One steady metal bunk bed, same as 2 beds; bottom is a full size bed and top is a twin size one.. At this room WITH NO WINDOW. NO A/C; electric sockets, two high-speed air fans, linen, towels included. Shared bathroom. Basic price is the same for one, two or three persons.

BUNK PRIVATE W A/C
Dimensions: 8 ft L X 6 ft W X 10 ft H. One steady wooden bunk bed same as two twin beds. Electric sockets, A/C from 09:30pm to 06:30am, one high-speed air fan 24/7, table, lamp, chairs, window, screen to prevent mosquitoes, mirror, linen and towels included. Shared bathroom.

BUNK TINY WITH NO A/C
This is a real tiny option; we recommended to double check on Dimensions: 8 ft L X 5 ft W x 8 ft H.
One steady wooden bunk bed same as two twin beds. Electric sockets by bed sides NO A/C, two high speed air fans 24/7, table, chair, mirror, window, screen to prevent from mosquitoes, linen and towels included. Shared bathroom.

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

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    Mr. Rivera was very kind and helpful. I was very pleased with the fresh clean linen for my bed and cleanliness of the facility. I felt safe and comfortable during my stay at San Juan International Hostel.
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      Anonymous, USA, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • 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
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels Included


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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Policies

  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Included


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

Smoking is allowed only at balconies and patio never at rooms. No Walk Ins. Regular Business Hours (RBH) are from 03pm to 10pm. After 10pm check-in is possible upon coordination. Please contact us for info if arriving out of our RBH period. Check-in start at 03pm, Check-Out is at 11:30am. Maximum stay is 7 nights. Extended stays may be granted if approved by management. No passport needed for US citizens. We reserve the right of admission. We do speak Spanish and English. No one under 18 is admitted without a parent or legal guardian. All of which requires an advanced notice.





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
78% 309
18.4442145 -66.0717558
San Juan International Hostel
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