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Posada San Francisco Old San Juan

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Beirut, Lebanon
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Perfect location right in the center of Old San Juan in a very safe area. Lots of shops and bars and restaurants around, youre literally in the center of it all. Amazing views from the hostel. We came back 3 times and made it our base, we kept our luggage in their storage (5$/night) and went to other parts of...

Thank nancydagher
Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Even though the place could use an update, I still would recommend it. It was a cheap place, and I didn't feel like I was in danger. Police were located at every corner and were helpful when we asked for directions. You will have a shared bathroom and all the face/bath towels are replaced daily in a bin. The room...

Thank tlt02k
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always try to stop here either on our way to Vieques or our way back from. You can walk ( or grab the trolley ) and get anywhere in Old San Juan from here. It's simple, it's all about LOCATION and not about high end quality. Dinner is 50 feet away and I love the views from the balconies....

Thank Susan3663
Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at Posado San Francisco for two nights at the end of April. We were on the fifth floor, it's an old building so you have to understand that when thinking about staying. Elevator works if you follow the directions posted but there are stairs. I wouldn't recommend this place to older adults because of the stair and elevator...

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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...

Thank Marina C
Reviewed 19 April 2017

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...

1Thank Tajia P
Reviewed 11 April 2017 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...

Thank LaRon H
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 10 April 2017

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 5 April 2017

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...

Thank BabyJenko
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 30 March 2017

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...

Thank AmberRaeH

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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: €13 - €63 (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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