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Iguana Hostel

Chiapa de Corzo 16 | Barrio del Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas 29220, Mexico
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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St. Gallen, Schweiz
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I arrived in the Iguana a few days before the Day of the Death and planned to stay here only for 2-3 nights to be in Oaxaca for this special fiesta. After the first night here, i felt like home and made lots of friends.. I ended up staying more then two weeks. The Breakfast is amazing, it changes daily,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There were really nice People there and we had a chance to spend a really nice time with them! The thing that was not really good was bathroom and kitchen. It was dirty and smelly so we did not want to use it or eat the breakfast... The room was big enough but cold.

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Augsburg, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hostel has everything backpackers wish: very good ubication in the city center (but in a quiet street though), a familiar atmosphere with nice common areas (with hammocks in the garden), clean bathrooms with hot water showers, very good equipped kitchen, wifi and activities offered in the afternoons and a helpful and friendly staff. But best of all is the... More

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Oakland, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've been here twice, and both times I stayed longer than I was expecting to. Rudy, the hostel owner, is amazing - he is extremely knowledgeable about the city and will go out of his way to help you with whatever you need. He is also constantly planning outings and trips for the people in the hostel. The hostel has... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Basic hostel. Good communal areas, lots of hammocks. However the rooms are pretty average and the shower water pools around your ankles. Breakfast is a bit of a mixed bag, you never know what you'll get but generally it was pretty good! Some of the staff are a bit vague which we found the most frustrating but managed to meet... More

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Palenque, Mexico
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived and a canadian girl at the reception was great and very kind, even gave us breakfast on arrival. In the evening she was not working anymore, there was a swiss guy on the night shift. Firts issue: We had to give back our key's as we would leave early and wanted our deposit back, and we had to... More

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Warszawa, Polska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Iguana is like a home for me, home on the other side of the globe. I'm coming here every winter, always a bit afraid is it going to be same cool like before. And always is even cooler! The stuff is changing, guests are changing - but atmosphere is always the same. Lots of inspiring conversations at a long table,... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful hostel in a fantastic city. It perfectly fits the laid-back vibe you can feel in San Cristobal itself. The common areas (including hammocks!) are really conducive to getting to know your fellow travellers and the staff are friendly and helpful. Even though it's such a social hostel, there's a curfew that means you can get plenty... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome hostel!! Clean and comfortable with friendly, helpful staff, wonderful breakfasts included, and free use of the kitchen and common area. I can't fault this place. Rudi, the hostel owner, is genuinely one of the nicest people I've met and he and his staff have turned this hostel into a home away from home. Two friends and I came here... More

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San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I`ve backpacked in every habitated continent and this has been my favourite guest house. For me what makes a guest house are not its faciliates but its atmosphere. I want something cheap but with a comfortable bed, places to relax, 24 hour hot water, wifi and to feel my belongings are secure . Hostel Iguana fulfills all these basics more... More

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Address: Chiapa de Corzo 16 | Barrio del Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas 29220, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Chiapas > San Cristobal de las Casas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
Iguana Hotel San Cristobal De Las Casas
Iguana Hostel San Cristobal De Las Casas, Mexico - Chiapas

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