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Iguana Hostel

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Calle Chiapa de Corzo 16 | Barrio el Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas 29220, Mexico
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in a private double room with shared bath for 4 nights in June, 2015. The staff was fantastic. They made me feel welcome from the moment I arrived and were there to offer information about San Cristóbal and the surrounding area whenever I needed. They also had the opportunity to do two small favors for me that fell... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I planned to stay 3 or 4 nights in this hostel but finally it was 10 nights in total. I couldn't leave!! And even the last day I wasn't sure if I really could leave here. The place is clean and nice atmosphere.(but yeah, only 2 shower for the all ppl would be a problem in the high season) Easy... More 

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best thing about the place is the people,I stayed 2 nights and made so many friends, some of whom were the awesome staff. The cooking, drinking, activities, tours, whatever, the staff will help you in anyway they can, in my top 3 favourite places that I stayed in my journey from Puerto Vallarta to Playa deal Carmen! So chilled... More 

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La Crescent, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff at Iguana were incredibly helpful and attentive to requests (extra blankets for the cool nights? no problem) and provided us with information about local events going on and suggestions of places to visit. As with any other backpacker hostel, make sure to bring ear plugs if you're a light sleeper as many guests here tend toward the nightlife... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly and relaxed vibe at this backpacker central hostel. Great central location with lovely staff, happy to offer help and book tours and transport for you. Shared bathroom could have been a bit cleaner but bedroom was a good size with storage facilities. Staff happy to cook and share their breakfast / lunches with guests. Great place for meeting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed there a few nights and we were more than happy! They cook breakfast for the travelers and it's delicious! The upstairs kitchen has a common area you can sit and chat with people from all over the world. There are hammocks to relax, the bathrooms were clean. The hostel manager hosts day excursion. He took... More 

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Granada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

You know a place is good when you end up staying longer than you intended and Iguana was the one place in Mexico that I did that. The personally cooked food, and friendly advice offered by everyone working there really made life fun, and the friends I made and the atmosphere really made this one of my favourite places to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I spent a great moment in this hostel and even if nights are sometimes cold, be sure that the staff and good atmosphere will warm you. Countryside is beautiful, don't hesitate to visit lovely zapatistas villages or going to submidero canyon!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

A friend and I stayed for 3 nights and I must admit that : 1-The hostel itself is really cool, hammocks, nice dining room/kitchen, great terrace to have a look at the sunset. A fireplace to conglomerate and get to know each others with other guests 2-The rooms are cool 3-Last but not least, the "staff" is just fabulous, really... More 

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San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

A great hostel but the staff is amazing and worth the stay. Anthony made us feel like we are home! We went on a village tour with him and it was a great day, he knows so much ! The breakfast time is just awesome - the stuff just decides what to cook and gives you the feeling of a... More 

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