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Posada San Francisco Old San Juan

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great place to stay when you are in Old San Juan for a night or two. It s a Hostel, not a hotel, which means it is more of a place were you just go to sleep, use the bathroom and take a shower, that s it. They rent beds in coed or single sex bedrooms, and...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Aside from the view ad great location you want a CLEAN nice hotel with hot water to stay in regardless of the trip. We literally had to look for staff because no one stays at the desk. going down the hallway is super dark at night with no light. The elevator would go up and down a few times before...

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1Thank Tajia P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for the first day of my honeymoon. Paid 6$ extra for a king size bed which was actually 2 full beds pushed together. Sheets and towels were DIRTY with orange hairs. We slept on top of our clothes on the beds. It was so embarrassing it was actually humorous. I will say the staff was pretty nice and...

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Sanfranciscodeasis, General Manager at Posada San Francisco Old San Juan, responded to this review

First We are a hostel; with Shared bathrooms. with rooms ranging $40-$60 Maybe not the place for a dream romantic honeymoon if thats what you wife was looking for. Just wanted to point that out. and if you wife cannot handle budget accommodations ; maybe granting her something more private; might have been the right move! Sometimes you just have...

Bologna, Italy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have too say I really like this hostel. Nice location and view, many small rooms and bathrooms. Laudry, commons area, kitchen, wifi (but only in the commons area), lockers, activity. Only breakfast was a huge disappointment.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location is primo!! The property is actually across 2 floors, with a great kitchen! - including views of course! The basic rooms are that, basic, but it did come with it's own fridge & A/C. I plan to re-book here in a few weeks but this time I will bring my own PILLOW!! The pillows they offer have a plastic...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I made a reservation for a private room via Hostelworld. Unfortunately the Posada cancelled my reservation when I was in the air. My flight arrived at 5 am. I took the bus and was at the location by 6 am. They don’t have anyone at reception until 9:30 am as posted. So I had to wait to drop off my...

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Thank AmberRaeH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Private rooms are much nicer than dorm rooms (stayed at both), price almost the same so recommend booking a private room. Shared bathrooms, ok condition. Bring your sleeping mask, no curtains on windows at least in those rooms we stayed in. Needs a bit of updating.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to a lot of hostels. Posada San Francisco is accessible to Old San Juan, social, clean, and has some of the best dorm beds I have ever seen. Solid wood and they don't move no matter who's climbing up and down the ladder. The balconies have an awesome view, and the vibe is super friendly and great for...

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Thank hurstkkm
Reviewed 25 March 2017

The hostel is on the 5th and 6th floor of an old building. We stayed there for two nights and it's very safe (you need a key-card to enter). We stayed in a 3-bed room which was clean and comfortable with two closets and a mini-fridge. The bathrooms are common and were clean. They have a kitchenette for your use....

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Posada San Francisco is located on a great public square called Plaza Colon on the edge of Old San Juan. The hostel occupies a few top floors of a gorgeous historic building. The lower floors of the building are law offices. The elevator is super old but it did work when I stayed in March 2017. My favorite parts about...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Great location for budget travelers that want to experience living in the Old Town. Emphasis on cleanliness and daily up keeping of all common areas. We are 15 min walk to the beach, 5 min walk to bus terminal and 10 min walk from Old San Juan pier. Very close to all historic sites and restaurants. The accommodation is overlooking the plaza Colon and bay. There are 9 rooms / 6 shared bathrooms. Prices fluctuate $45-$55 (per room, max 2). Newly renovated interiors. All rooms have AC and clean white sheets and comforters. There is a common kitchen and 2 common TV areas w/satellite. 2 balconies and wireless internet in the floor + the cafes underneath offer free wifi also. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Posada San Francisco Old San Juan

Address: 405 Plaza San Francisco | 5th floor, San Juan 00927-5812, Puerto Rico
Region: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > San Juan
Price Range: $27 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Posada San Francisco Old San Juan 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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“We had the biggest room. It was 2 full size beds pushed together with a twin bed in the corner. Go to a different Hostel or Hotel”
tajiap2017, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Call to ensure you have a reservation. Arrive during limited check in hours.”
AmberRaeH, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Great view from common area”
, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“A taxi from SJU to Posada San Francisco cost $29 (with tip) late at night.”
  • 5-bunk room on 5th floor.
601nicholass, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't expected an amazing warm shower, and you'll be happy.”
SDConcierge, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
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