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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If what you like in a hostel is having your space to live and be around people from all over the world Iguana provides. With full use of the kitchen, a massive market nearby, BBQ's and places to chill you can get to know San Cristobal at your own pace. which in my case was ages...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great hostel located in the center of San Cristobal de las Casas. The hostel is within reach of everything: there is a market around the corner where you can get cheap groceries and tacos, the main shopping area is within a stone throw and the bars are also close. The staff exists out of other backpackers who are really... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this hostel has great potential , it is in a good position in town but the staff who are travellers themselves do not look after this place as well as they could. It has a small garden which could be lovely but is not looked all , the aim of it seems to be to have a bonfire each night.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fair deal, very cheap option to sleep in San Cristobal de las Casas. Close to the Convento de Santo Domingo, convenient if you want to be nearby to most of the amenities in town. We stayed in a dorm, though they gave us a double bed and the other bed was empty, so it felt like we were in a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Dont think it twice, if you like to meet people and have a great time this is the best place ever!!! Staff is great and helpful. Breakfast was nice also. We went on winter so the town was really cold. Rudy, Nino, Panchito gracias!!!!! Los volveremos a visitar pronto!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Iguana hostel is a really cool place to stay if you wanna meet nice people and experience the beautiful San Cristobal. The atmosphere is great and the staff were super helpful and friendly. Breakfast is free, changes everyday and is super yummy. I would recomend this hostel for sure to everyone who is travelling to San Cristobal!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

We stayed in a dorm which was dirty and our sheets smelled and we even suspected they hadn't been washed. Awful lighting everywhere which was depressing.Certain staff members were friendly but utterly clueless in terms of transportation arrangements and even offering simple directions around San Cristobal. Only two toilets for the entire hostel which are cramped and dirty. When we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

It's my 4th time in this hostel, after travelling in other hostels in Europe and Mexico. I strongly recommend to enjoy this one! The staff are travellers and that means that they know how to keep the travel awesome, the breakfast is unbelievable good, good portions, healthy and complete... I'm always expecting to stay longer!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

It's really nice place to stay, it's a nice place to meet awesome people,it's really clean and it's so close to main city I was suppose to stay for just 2 days and I end up stay for a full week, fully recommended plus the breakfast it's a winner and delicious

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

I wanted to spend a night there but finally I was four nights due to its wonderful vibe. I met others lovely travelers who got om at the first moment. The staff were very friendly and we even went out with. They were travelers too so they give us a very good environment to the place. It's the perfect place... More 

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