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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
    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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San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best thing about iguana is the staff. Very friendly and extremely helpful. Some good tours to nearby villages are very interesting and affordable. Nice different breakfast each day along with coffee and tea. Rooms are tidy if not a bit cramped at times. Lovely outdoor patio with hammocks. Could do with some Bathmats though! The floor in the bathrooms got... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

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 April 11, 2015

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 April 8, 2015 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 April 2, 2015

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 March 29, 2015

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 March 22, 2015

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 March 22, 2015

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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