THE BEST EVER Hispanic Caribbean experience. Join locals and visitors like you in Puerto Rico. No passport needed for USA citizens.
THE BEST EVER Hispanic Caribbean experience. Join locals and visitors like you in Puerto Rico. No passport needed for USA citizens.WATER & SUN all year long and a UNESCO World Heritage Capital city where you will find: Art Museums, stores, dancing clubs, casinos and by far, the friendliest people in the whole Caribbean, the locals.Hispanic, Afro-Caribbean and North American influences mold Puerto Rico, a self-governing commonwealth that belongs to the United States.The subtropical Caribbean territory is urbanized, industrialized and relatively prosperous.Considering The Caribbean? Think about Puerto Rico, USA! One or more days; leave to San Juan International Hostel your stay.AVAILABLE AT NO EXTRA CHARGE, to make sure you will love your stay with us:WiFi in ALL rooms and communal areas, (10 mega speed)Computer terminal with Skype 24 hrs a day Pancakes, We provide the ingredients, You create the feast 24/7 coffee and tea Towels (bath - beach) and Linens Included Local calls 24/7 Flat screen Smart TV, with moviesIN ADDITION:- A pdf with relevant info and a Map, (after reservation).-Big Balcony with a fresh Sea Breeze.-Screens at windows and doors, to prevent from mosquitoes.-A safe Second floor, Solid concrete built structure (2000 square feet), no problem with Hurricane winds or flooding.-Easy access by Public Transportation from the airport.-Individual lockers in all rooms for your big backpacks. -Power sockets at each bed for charging cameras, phones, laptops safely and securely.-Fully equipped Kitchen and Laundry facilities on-site.-Parking available on our street. (First come, first serve).-Minutes walk to Bus Stops, Breakfast/Lunch cafes and budget restaurants. 24hr supermarkets, hospitals, Walmart SuperStore, farmers market and La Placita zone.-Closest hostel to San Juan greatest beaches and water sports area, Isla Verde.-30 minutes to Old San Juan (by bus) and a 20 to 30 mnts walk to restaurants, bars and Casinos of Ashford Avenue and the beaches of Condado and Ocean Park. -Newly opened in 2012 there is a 24 hour gym a few blocks away.-Check-in, available OUT of our regular business (03pm to 10:30pm) if arranged in advance.-Relaxed quiet time from 11pm till 7am, those of you looking to party can walk a few short blocks to mix it up with the super friendly locals.Not to Mention, FREE fun, FREE smiles and of course, FREE awesomeness. The SJI Hostel is located in Santurce, the hip arts district of downtown San Juan. As you approach our locale, you will notice the less touristy atmosphere in the form of lower prices and more authentic interactions with those around you. We are a short walk away from Puerto Rico's Art Museum, the Contemporary Art Museum and a thirty minutes, (fifty cents) bus ride from the cobblestone streets of the colorful colonial city of Old San Juan.Is our area dangerous? Not at all, we love it and would not be here if it was. We see ourselves as more than a hostel; we see us as your home while in Puerto Rico. In 2012 and 2013 we were named the #1 hostel in Puerto Rico for our superb value and great service to people like you.ACCOMMODATION:A total of 20 beds divided in 3 dormitories and Two Private Rooms, meaning the hostel is the perfect size to make friends and enjoy a great group atmosphere. Here is a little description of the layout of our accommodations.MIXED DORMITORIES 2 MIXED with A/C, (2 bunk beds on each, 4 Twin beds) DORM. Total 8 beds. On them, Air Conditioning provided from 8:30pm to 8:00am. Individual high-speed fans provided all day, also mosquitoes proof doors and windows.1 MIXED NO A/C, (3 bunk beds, 6 Twin beds). NO Air Conditioning. Individual high-speed fans provided also mosquitoes proof doors and windows.ON THE PRIVATE SIDE:One DOUBLE PRIVATE With NO AC and high speed fan. Size for this room is 8ft wide by 8ft length by 10ft height. A Cozy one with 1 full-size bed, great for couples. Cross-breeze, lockers, ceiling fan, access to courtyard patio, mosquitoes proof door and windows. (Shared bathroom).One BUNK PRIVATE (2 Twins) with NO A/C. A Tiny alternative on the PrivateBudget side (10ft length x 5 ft wide x 10ft height). Include window, locker, air fans, table, courtyard patio and mosquitoes proof window. (Shared bathroom).No one under 18 is admitted without a parent or legal guardian. All of which requires an advanced notice. Internet connection (WiFi) in all our rooms and communal areas.NO PASSPORT IS NEEDED FOR US CITIZENS; however, an ID is required.We can accept payments by PayPal or Cash. NO CREDIT CARDS, There is an ATM within walking distance.
Hostel House RulesIn order for all guests to enjoy a nice and pleasant stay at SJ International Hostel, we kindly ask you to follow these rules during your stay:Check-in Check-in hours are possible 24/7. We request proper coordination for special arrangements out of our regular business hours of 2pm-11pmBed linen and towels are included in the room rate.Check-out On the day of your departure your belongings must be out of the room before 12pm. We can store your things for you during the day if needed just contact us.Kitchen rulesClearly label all food and beverage with your name. Unlabeled food will be assumed to belong to past guests and be put on the communal shelf.Wash any dishes you use and clean any mess you make.To avoid attracting unwanted pests, please do not leave food out in the open.Luggage and personal belongingsPlease do not leave your belongings around the hostel, keep your things in your locker or bed.Upon departure, please remove any belongings from the common areas: shampoos from the bathroom, food form the fridge etc.The hostel cannot accept any responsibility for loss or damage to luggage or personal belongings.Night time rulesBe considerate with fellow visitors and neighbors; keep noise to a minimum between 10.00 pm and 07.00 am. Be considerate to other visitors when using electronic media or playing music.As part of our 11pm to 7am good sleeping hours' period, the gate to the balcony must be closed by 11pm.Our good sleeping hours' intents to create a better atmosphere for everybody. If using the computer after 11.00pm, be aware that it is already quiet time. There is night life around, ask us. Payment/cancellation policyBalance Due is to be paid as part of the check-in process. Only PayPal and Cash accepted.In case of a cancellation, 50% of the prepaid amount for the nights due, will be reimbursed.San Juan International Hostel has a ZERO TOLERANCE policy for drug use.Any use of illegal drugs will result in immediate eviction from the hostel without refund.
1452 Calle America Parada 20 Urb. Hipodromo
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