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Calle Cintalapa No. 6, Barrio del Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

As a woman stated in her review, the staff who work at this place are touchy and feely with the women who stay at this place. They probably scout out young women they believe to be good looking at the bus station.The staff also behave as if they are guests in the hotel. There is a room very near to... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

My friend and I stayed in the private room on the roof that had a great view. But other than the nice lounge areas, that's about all that we liked about this place. It looked nice upon arrival because of the bright paint and the interesting decorations, but the rooms were furnished with beds that smell and the sheets were... More

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San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

If Carlsberg done hostels, it wouldn't be this. We arrived thinking great value until we saw the room, the freshly painted over mould was lovely added go the dreadful smell from the bathroom it couldn't get any more appealing. The bedroom doors are made from metal meaning every time they're closed it's like thunder.

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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Despite reading some negative comments for this hostel, I decided to check it out for myself. And am very glad I did....... The guys who run this place go out of their way to make you feel at home, its super clean and they check the shared bathrooms regularly topping up toilet paper and emptying the bins. There are 2... More

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Sweden
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

A guy approached us at the bus station informing us about the hostel, and we thought it sounded neat so we got into the taxi paid for by the hostel and went there for a three-night stay. Luckily, Luis was the one who greeted us and helped us for the most part of our first day, and he is a... More

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tulum
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013 via mobile

We ended up here because the taxi driver recommended it and we showed up at 4 in the morning. The place was a good value, included coffee and hotcakes for breakfast, and the staff were super helpful and very nice. The rooms are small and basic, but the terraces are nice and you can meet other people here. Its a... More

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Olsztyn, Poland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Guy from the hotel found us on the bus station. It was supposed to be a room with bathroom and breakfast. He didn't mention that they have no idea about cleaning the bathroom - we could smell urine. The staff had a great fun in the middle of the night in the lobby and it was impossible to sleep. And... More

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Como
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

good place, beautiful atmosphere between all the guest, the night we used the shared kitchen with other guests for multicultural dinner. cheap with 2 free pc and breakfast. Near the artisan market and the food market

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

Not normally one for writing hostel reviews I felt compelled to in an effort to warn fellow travellers actually how awful this place is. I agree with all the other reviews here (except the few which say ANYTHING positive about this hell hole) and can easily counter planet hostals promotional leaflet which states 5 good reasons to stay here with... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

We only went here because our bus arrived really early in the morning and they paid for a taxi to take us to the hostel and we were too tired to find somewhere else. The guys who ran the place were really sleezy - they kept touching us needlessly and they were always hogging the computers. Our bathroom really smelt... More

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Address: Calle Cintalapa No. 6, Barrio del Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Chiapas > San Cristobal de las Casas
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