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Hostel Las Palomas

Certificate of Excellence
Guadalupe Victoria 47, Barrio de la Merced, San Cristobal de las Casas 29240, Mexico
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Leon, Nicaragua
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

I stayed here for a week and had a lovely time. I stayed in one of the "back cabins" referenced here and they are indeed cold, with paper thing walls, but what do you expect for $15? They were fine for my purposes, although I didn't get a top sheet, which is a little gross. You do get extra blankets... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We stayed at this hostel over Christmas. On a positive note the staff were really nice, we met lots of other friendly backpackers and the central courtyard was a great place to hang out (although very cold at night and although we tried to get a fire going the wood was too wet so it basically just created a lot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Loved my stay here, as it 5 minutes walk to the center of town. The staff were so friendly and very knowledgable about the tours/activities to do around S.C. The hacienda style was unique and very cozy, with many searing areas and hammocks to relax in or read a book. Breakfast were hearty and my room was very clean and... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

I must say first that only reason I dislike the place was because it was so damn freezing in the mountains and I had no proper clothing. SO TAKE WARM STUFF WITH YOU. About the hostel: In ok shape, however not sure if the sheets are always washed (?) after every quest.. hope so! Anyway the rooms where nice and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Great staff (and hostel dogs!) in a pretty sweet location - 5min walk from the centre. Beautiful courtyard and plenty of places to chill - hammocks, benches, etc. Our private room was good and had comfy beds but the lighting was ordinary. Just one of those gross energy saver bulbs. Hospital lighting. Included breakfast was nothing special but better than... More 

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Had an amazing time here, people from reception was very friendly and helpful, full breakfast provided which was an amazing plus, close from everything downtown, nice vibe, hammocks for those sunny lazy days, fireplace for those cold nights, better than my home away from home... Definitely recommend this hostel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Nice hostel in a beautiful old house near the main square. Only two bad things: 1. Private rooms are cold and have really thin walls, you could even hear breathing in the next room, so it was not that "private". 2. Tours they offer are expensive compare to other tour providers in town. It was a nice stay overall

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

The Team was friendly, we took tours from the hostel and it was great. The place very clean and quiet. The price is too high for hostel, we slept at privet room, and the breakfast is the minimum. We recommend this hostel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

This Hostel is great and one of the best place iv visited in Chipas and Mexico, good breakfast and clean rooms the staff is really awesome as well i would recommend. Really close to the city center ( 2 mins and all the amenities ( laundry restaurants etc) cool dogs too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

me encanta este lunar! First of all, it's very safe here. There is an amazing stuff that make u feel at home and even better, they care and helpful, and very nice (we love claodia, Rene and Mariana !) there is pancakes and fruits for breakfast which included . At start we wanted to stay for 2 days only but... More 

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