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“Great place for quick stop...un buen lugar para parar en un roadtrip”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Hostal Tropical

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Hostal Tropical
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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58 reviews
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“Great place for quick stop...un buen lugar para parar en un roadtrip”
Reviewed 13 July 2013

Driving from SJuan to Mayaguez needed a place, just for sleep with our three kids, called and stayed there. Very clean rooms, great great service and location, close to Num 2 avenue in Isabela. This hostal (shared bathroom) is not usual in PR, but they also have rooms with private baths.
Again, good A/C, clean, cozy, good experience...need to work on the matresses (very firm).

  • Stayed July 2013
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Thank PRagonz
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babiloniapr, Manager at Hostal Tropical, responded to this review, 24 January 2014
Thanks for stopping by! We are conveniently located very close to Highway PR 2 in Isabela, that is good for a quick stop. Getting comfortable mattresses is one of our goals, our mindset is to always to improve. We also have mixed dorms for the solo travelers on a budget.
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Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 30 May 2013

Hostal Tropical gets it right when it comes to Hostels. You get that good vibe that everyone there loves to meet new people and want to experience the real Puerto Rico! The hosts, Jonathan and Coralis, are very helpful and will go out of their way to give you good advice on places to visit, where to eat, etc.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with friends
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babiloniapr, Manager at Hostal Tropical, responded to this review, 24 January 2014
Thanks for being our guests, we hope to have you and friends back soon. There are always new places to discover in Borikén.
Godspeed.
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Hualien, Taiwan
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Reviewed 29 May 2013

Where to start? Hmmmm......
*Location: perfect. The hostel is located right next to the express way and very close to a Walmart, where you can refill what you need for a day trip outside of Isabela.
*Room: We stayed in a 2 full beds with very good prices. Originally we planned to stay for 2 nights but we extended 4 more nights. Plus, they have delicious breakfast every morning :D
*Atmosphere: Excellent. The owners are just NICE! They are like your family, giving you all the information and food :o They are whom you need in a hostel, who can give you the deep insights of the local place. I enjoyed the stay very much. Only wish I speak better Spanish to learn more from them ;)

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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank KuanSu
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babiloniapr, Manager at Hostal Tropical, responded to this review, 24 January 2014
It was also great having you guys over, as well as you learned from us, we also did expand our knowledge from you guys, and that is what makes us travelers. Thank you for being our guests, we were really happy to make you enjoy your stay at Hostal Tropical.
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 25 May 2013

I was very pleased with my experience at Hostal Tropical. The staff were very friendly and eager to make our stay as enjoyable as possible. Their knowledge of the area was priceless. We were advised to go to places that were real hidden gems of the world. The only problem is location and I would advise that you need a car if you are staying at Hostal Tropical. Apart from that I was very pleased with the Hostel and I would love to go back one day.

I would recommend this Hostel to anyone looking to explore Puerto Rico on a budget.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Matthew S
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babiloniapr, Manager at Hostal Tropical, responded to this review, 24 January 2014
It was great having you guys by. We are glad we were able to make your stay a memorable one, and you where able to experience places that influence us, that is the experience we want our travelers to have.
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Additional Information about Hostal Tropical

Property: Hostal Tropical
Address: PR-475 km 0.1, Isabela 00662, Puerto Rico
Region: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > Isabela
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 6 Speciality Lodging in Isabela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hey traveler, welcome to Hostal Tropical located in Porta del Sol, Puerto Rico known for its beautiful Caribbean sea side beaches and the top surfing Atlantic Ocean waters in the Caribbean. This newly opened hostel has rooms and facilities to suit your needs and budgets. Our hostel offers mixed dorms and private rooms with private or shared bathrooms. All our rooms are air-conditioned to maximize your comfort. We have a fully equipped kitchen and common areas including outdoor terrace where you can unwind after a long day. Our young friendly staff is happy to assist you in your stay and is savvy of what the island has to offer. ... more   less 
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