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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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  • 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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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2011

i decided to extend my stay in san cristobal from four days to two weeks while i was there. the main reason i did so, is because of all of the cool places around town. during the two weeks i went through four hostels - planet hostel (nice but a bit far from everything), tata inti (really cool and underground... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

The hostel is ok. Our room was clean enough and we did hire towels which didn't seem the cleanest. The kitchen was a bit grubby as was the bathroom. The people who worked there were nice and friendly though.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2011

This hostel lives up to its bright and bubble exterior, with smiley staff, excellent rooms and dorms and clean facilities. The only drawback is the slightly underwhelming breakfast, but this is easily made up for by the large amounts of communal space and lovely atmosphere. We had a lovely stay and would recommend it to anyone visiting San Cristobal.

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skövde
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2011

I did a five months trip through the whole of central america and staying in this hostel was probably one of the most memorable experiences i had! The atmosfer is just so welcoming and friendly and Rudy and Monica are such lovely people that go out of their way to make you get the most out of your stay in... More 

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Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2011

I stayed one month at the Iguana and felt absolutely comfortable there during this time. Dorms are spacious and clean, so are the bathrooms. For breakfast, which is included in the price, you get fresh fruits, fresh bread, two sorts of jam, coffee and tea every morning. Rudy; the owner, and his staff are very friendly and always willing to... More 

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Laytonsville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2011

We enjoyed our time at the Iguana. San Cristobal is a very nice place, and the hostel was in a great location to enjoy everything. Breakfast was tasty and the water was hot for a shower. Hope to be back there soon!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2011

When I stayed it was very easy going and relaxed at the hostel. The staff are friendly and will help with anything you need. The dormitories, kitchen and bathroom are clean and the garden is lovely to relax in. Iguana is in a really lovely part of San Cristobal near some great small art galleries and outdoor markets.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2011

A cosy hostel with a friendly vibe among like-minded travellers, we stayed in a nice clean 12 bed dorm. It got chilly at night so the hostels blankets were really appreciated. The shared bathroom was clean too. The kitchen was a little cramped but otherwise clean overall. We liked the free 2 internet portals and ping pong table which was... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2011

Rudy and Monica have one of the warmest and friendliest hostels I've visited. It was awesome to have such a great place to come home to every night after exploring the town and surrounding. They would often have the fire going; we'd sit around and chat and maybe have a drink with whatever friends were visiting before heading to bed.... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2011

I love that place, you go like a guest and you leave as a friend. I met nice people, the owner is really nice and helpfull.

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