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Williamsburg, Virginia, Usa
Reviewed 29 September 2016

A great stay. Close to airport and rental cars. I would definitely recommend this to anyone. I would definitely come back. The prices online was very reasonable and worth the booking. This is n my list to visit again.

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Ocoee, Florida
Reviewed 23 September 2016

OK, I speak a little Spanish. The Palace is no palace, but still very nice. A short bus, or long walk, to downtown. Walk to beach or Walmart. Think twice before renting a car - parking is tight and roads have potholes the size of a large planet. Tolls are crazy too. Rooms are nice, relatively clean and quiet. Kitchen...

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Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This hostel is nice and friendly placw, great and helpfoul staff and owners, great location in nice and peace area close to public transport. When l find myself back in Puerto Rico l will for sure stay there again. Thanks guys! ;)

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Palace hostel had open commons areas making it very easy time meeting new people to explore the island with. Price was low and the location was fine for walking to where I needed to go on foot, including to the old town or beach. Staff was knowledgeable and friendly. Trip was February 2014.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 15 June 2016

It was a hostel, the ambiance and staff were nice. The amenities are basic, but you have what you need. In a city location, not the safest, but I felt fine staying there. What makes the hostel the best, are the people you meet.

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Le Gosier, Guadeloupe
Reviewed 13 June 2016

shared room, but clean, the only thing the air conditioning was noisy. Large bathrooms and almost always available. Very central to walk to old san juan Easy parking if car has, but the neighborhood left something to be desired.

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Fair rate. Street parking is very limited. Near park that is rather shady. You get what you pay for. Staff are friendly and helpful with directions and ideas for trips, though. I'd stay here again next time.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 11 June 2016

I've stayed in a lot of hostels in Europe and Puerto Rico and this may be the worst hostel I've ever been in. Hopefully the staff is not the same as as mid 2015. Far from airport in a very sketchy area. Pay a little more and stay somewhere else.

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Minneapolis
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Rain came through the ceiling and soaked all my stuff, I had to argue to get a free wash and dry, they wanted to charge me $5 and my stuff reeked of mildew. then on the last day I needed an emergency bed and Diego charged $40 to my card and I didn't find out until I was back home....

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Over all the palace is a place you can relax move at your pace maybe find a different one clean rooms clean bathrooms an you can shower in your bare feet without worry. Staff are fun interesting and have great local knowledge and contacts to give you what ever adventure you seek

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Most people come to a Hostel to do 2 things which are SOCIALIZE and SLEEP! For that reason we have the LARGEST hostel in San Juan with the MOST Public social space to mingle and meet fellow travelers! And for your Comfort and Sleep we Have Memory foam Beds and A/C in Every room! We are the Closest Hostel to Condado, which is the most popular Beach/surfing/swimming area in all of San Juan! We are also the closest hostel to Miramar which has Eateries and a movie theater. For your Beverage convenience we are located within 50 Meters of a Beer and Liquor Store! And for your transportation convenience we are across the street from A Taxi Station! We have 3 SEPERATE outside social areas to meet fellow travelers! Your stay includes: FREE Hostel Breakfast! FREE linens & towels FREE Wi-Fi in all of the rooms FREE usage of our Security Lockers FREE Board games FREE Memory foam beds (only hostel in San Juan that offers quality Bedding!) FREE 24 hr Local Calls FREE Coffee and Tea FREE Luggage storage FREE Air Conditioning in ALL bedrooms! When choosing your Hostel be careful to choose a hostel Located in a central Location! Not one that is located near one attraction that can be covered in one day! Which makes traveling to the other more 'island' type Activities such as Beach activities somewhat difficult. We are centrally located to beautiful beaches, supermarkets , restaurants but away from noisy touristy places so you can sleep Peacefully! Your Comfort is our # 1 Goal and our entire hostel is designed around this concept which most hostels around the world drastically lack! We are the only Hostel in Puerto Rico with a State of the Art Video Surveillance system and 24 hour a day Locked security gates and windows! Credit cards now accepted! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Palace Hostel

Address: 666 Calle Suau, San Juan 00907-3617, Puerto Rico
Region: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > San Juan
Price Range: $30 - $124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Palace Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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“No tipping.”
 of 5 bubbles dorn56, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“if you need cost effective they have it, same on the semi and fully private you really can not go wrong”
 of 5 bubbles timothymacik301, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“GREAT place to stay”
 of 5 bubbles glenc466, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Bring mosquito spray. Outlets were not all fully functional”
 of 5 bubbles lloydj653, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
“make sure there isn't an infestation”
 of 5 bubbles SandraMK569, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
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