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Ganesha Posada

Calle 28 de Agosto #23, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the week we stayed at Posada Ganesha. We stayed in the cabana right on the garden. Everything is decorated very nicely and is very clean and quiet and has a quaint garden space. The staff and owners were exceptionally helpful and friendly. The other people that were also staying were very friendly and nice. It is located... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

My partner and I stayed at Ganesha in mid January. We didn't really like the place. It did have character...nice decorations etc but wasn't a comfortable experience for us. Firstly...the showers were luke warm and sometimes not even that. And there's only 2 showers all the guests and each of these showers also comprises of a toilet. So 2 toilets... More 

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

The first think I remember about this place is the quietness , Anyone should take at least one yoga class inside the posada When I did it it was just me and my bf and we really enjoyed! The weather is San Cristobal is super cold and I had no idea about it when I went there , so remember... More 

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Pamplona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Posada Ganesha is a superb hostel wich cares a lot for details and cleaness. The place is very central, just 2 blocks from the city core but in a really quiet street. The hostel itself is beautiful, with garden, plants everywhere and nice, clean and richly maintained rooms. Really good breakfast plenty of fruits, granola and toasts, butter and jam.... More 

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I stayed her four years ago and made friends for life at Ganesha Posada. I still hang out with the people I met at this place which make it a special place for me. The first time I was in San Cristobal I spended more than a week in this place before I went to a Mexican host family which... More 

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Sundsvall, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I stayed in Ganesha for over two weeks in the wonderful cabaña they have in the garden. I took the yoga clases and got to know all the staff very well, .The owner Fabian is a super nice guy, and all the staff is very helpfull and wonderful. It's a clean hostel thanks to the amazing cleaning lady Rosita, a... More 

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

If you love yoga take a class here on Tuesday or Thursday with Allen. Otherwise avoid this place. There are much better hostels in the area and you won't have to deal with dark rooms, minimal hot water, old beat up mattresses, dirty pillows, and one of the surliest hostel managers I've ever encountered.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

I recently spent 4 nights at Ganesha Posada in San Cristobal, a return visit for me, and a very happy one. This was part of a 3-week jaunt through the Yucatan and Chiapas, San Cristobal is one of my favourite places in Mexico, despite the cool/cold weather, and Ganesha is my fave place to stay. The property is close to... More 

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Vancouver, B.C.
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

My husband and I recently stayed at Posada Ganesha for two nights on our overland trip from Cancun to Mexico City. The place certainly has charm and potential but the rooms are dark, (the first we were offered had no window!) and overdue for a fresh coat of paint. We were aware that there were no en-suite bathrooms and although... More 

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Hertfordshire, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013 via mobile

This is a great little find on a budget. The hostel has dorm rooms and private rooms, with breakfast, wifi and HOT showers included. There is a great little courtyard and a communal area to relax in, plus it has its own yoga studio which you are allowed to use to yourself if there are no classes on. They have... More 

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fabianganesha, Propietario at Ganesha Posada, responded to this review

Hello M.B. Thanks about your comments on trip advisor.com about Ganesha posada and so sorry about the yoga instructors and yoga calsses. the next time if you visit san cristobal and Ganesha posada, all the clases will be free for you. Regards Fabian Solorzano More 

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