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Fortaleza Guest House

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The location and price are the main selling points for this place. Conveniently located within Old San Juan, all the sights are within walking distance. The guest house itself is a bit run down and may have seen better days, but the facilities are sufficient. There are not really any common areas inside the guest house apart from a few...

Thank Tobias J
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Keep in mind, this is a hostel. The rooms are just beds and you share bathrooms. It is in an excellent location in Old San Juan. You can hear the late night partying (we stayed on a Saturday), so make sure to bring ear plugs! The building is super cute with little balcony's for standing on every floor. Great price...

Thank Laura B
Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The location is really excellent smack in the middle of Zona Colonial (the Old Town) but the rest is nothing special. Rooms are cramped, worn and a bit dark as are the toilets and showers. The place felt safe however and wifi worked well. I paid 51 USD for one night which is good given the location.

Thank Bengt H
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Reviewed 10 December 2016

My girlfriend and I are the type of travelers who spend the entire day exploring the city and only use the hotel to shower and sleep. If that is what you are looking for, this is the right place for you. The rooms, shared bathrooms, or kitchen are not the prettiest. But this place is right in the center of...

Thank JorgeN_SPT
Snohomish, Washington
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

You get what you pay for! Paid $50 for a private room barely big enough for a double bed. There are 2 bathrooms for all guests to use, and one of the toilets is not bolted down. Very dangerous! Most rooms are privates with a couple of dorm rooms. There are long term tenants in the dorms that are clearly...

Thank Kimkimmity
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

It's a simple place, small price, good location- it's a hostel. It was my first stay at one and I was worried at first but this place was great. Went with my two friends for an early spring break, stayed 3 nights and it was a good start for our trip. It's in a central place for parties, beach, it's...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

We stayed two nights here for our second visit to OSJ. It's a very convenient location to the trolley lines, fort, restaurants. The room was small but very clean with great A/C. TINY bathroom with poor water pressure in the shower. Mini fridge in room.Bed was comfy and the linens were changed very quickly when we stepped out for breakfast....

Thank Dan K
Reviewed 14 September 2015

If you are going to puerto rico and want stay in the middle of old san juan and dont want to spend a lot of money, this is the place to stay. It is a small hostal with a decent size kitchen , air conditioning in every room, tv,internet and cable. The place is clean, safe, and the personnel very...

Thank lourdes T
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

This place has great location, is clean the people are nice and very good price. I would come back here for sure. The little patio is a little small, but good enough for see a little bit of San Juan. I didn't use the kitchen but it looks very clean and has all you need for a quick breakfast. What...

Thank Pau S
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 31 March 2015

I would definitely recommend here for a couple to stay a night or two. The place is in a fantastic location in Old San Juan. Don't be alarmed by the look of the outside. The place is very well kept and very clean once you got inside! We pretty much only used our room to store luggage while we toured...

Thank SamanthaB1986

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fortaleza Guest House is a small, old-fashioned style guest house for travelers looking for a nice, comfortable, clean place to stay in San Juan, Puerto Rico.Rooms vary from having fans, air conditioners, and balconies. There are 2 shared bathrooms and 1 kitchen on each floor, free WiFi, and coin-operated laundry.The guest house is in an excellent location, within walking distance of a variety of stores and restaurants, gorgeous plazas, and lively salsa clubs. We'd love to make your stay in Old San Juan unforgettable!Check in at 1pm and check out at 12 pmPay cash on arrival. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fortaleza Guest House

Address: 303 Calle de La Fortaleza, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Region: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > San Juan
Price Range: RM104 - RM216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“Book nothing less than a double bed room.”
SamanthaB1986, 30 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Get a rom facing the street. It can be loud at times, but nothing too late at night and you will really enjoy it.”
PlantaryGuide, 16 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Rooms on the street have doors that open onto balconies--fun place from which to watch the street activity. Interior rooms are closer to the bathroom and some have AC, but are small and dark.”
AnnW849, 9 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a room that opens to the street, they can be a bit noisy but they're the best.”
3rdwrldgrl, 11 Sep 2013 | Read review
“The rooms towards the street are very noisy!”
809SteveB, 30 Jul 2013 | Read review
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