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Iguana Hostel

Calle Chiapa de Corzo 16 | Barrio el Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas 29220, Mexico
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

social hostel with great atmosphere and good vibes great place to meet fellow travelers and locals different breakfast cooked freshly every day by the woofers hammocks and a nice rooftop terrace with views of San Cristobal located convenient a few blocks from down town, walking distance about 10 min and 1 min to local market, "oxxo" convenient store is near... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I hope the owner of this hostel appreciates the staff here as each and every one goes out of their way to provide the best service imaginable. Even after staying only a few days you feel like you're apart of a big family and I wish I had longer there. From hostel dinner cook ups to personal guided tours and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I miss this hostel. It was a great experience. I recently stayed two weeks there and found the staff especially friendly, knowledgeable and fun to be with. One of the highlights each day was breakfast-very delicious. They use a fascinating combination of skill and imagination in the kitchen. I am eager to return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in Iguana as it had been recommended to me by several different people. I'm so glad I did because it had an incredibly unique and warm atmosphere. The staff who work there were all really helpful and from 8am every morning, would have a delicious, fresh breakfast prepared. Never the same things two days in a row and... More 

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

I came to San Cristobal thinking that I would only stay for a couple of days, but after getting to the iguana hostel I found it hard to leave. The place feels like a big house, has a backyard, and attracts good interesting people. The owner Rudy treats all the guests very well and is a very nice fella. He... More 

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Palenque, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is very nice atmosfere in Hostal Iguana, is clean, quite cheap, nice people working there and very good informed about places to visit. There are also parties and barbecue.Good point near center of San Cristobal and market with vegetables and fruits. You can relax on the hamaks hanging inside. Good place to stay for young people (can be just... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hostel Iguana has an awesome set up, with hammocks to relax in, a communal area to meet new friends and delicious home made breakfast every morning. Staff are super helpful and always ready to offer advice + direction on where to visit in the area (even if they have told 10 people before you!). Almost every night guests and staff... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Iguana is certainly a place which enhances the magic of San Cristobal. This is one of few places that I have stayed which provides much more than just accommodation. The volunteers reflect the attitude of the proprietor and make a friendly, enthusiastic and involved team. They sure know how to have a good time and so will you! Iguana quickly... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The Iguana is a great place to stay, especially if you're feeling like slowing down and hang around for a while. The staff and hosts are like family, breakfast and facilities are high quality and there's always someone to go hiking with you. Rudy is the best, location is also good and the only problem is that it's so hard... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I stayed for 3 days and if I had more time I'd definitely spend it here!! The staff is great, knowledgeable and friendly... Everything was clean, comfortable beds, great common areas and hot showers with great water pressure... Anthony, Adrian and Martina are amazing, thank you guys for a great time!

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