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Hostal Akumal

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Av. 16 de Septiembre | Between Gautemala y Venezuela, San Cristobal de las Casas 29240, Mexico
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Leipzig, Germany
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The owner Angel is a realy helpfull and friendly person and he makes a good breakfast. The hostel is realy good located and you have almost anything what you need there. The only disadvantage are the beds, we both had realy bad mattresses in the 4-bed-dorm, the mattresses in the private room were better. The shared bathrooms could be a... More 

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Antigua, Guatemala
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

I stayed here four nights on my way to and from Oaxaca. I have stayed here in past years. Angel is the new owner and it's still the best ever hostel. It's a comfortable homey atmosphere with a great cooked (!) breakfast, friendly service, and an excellent location,just a couple blocks from both major markets. There are beautiful murals on... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

I found hostal akumal online and was bummed they were fully booked but was looking forward to seeing it so I thought I would drop in while I was in San Cristobal and I am so happy I did. I was warmly greeted by Angel who was happy to give me a tour of the beautiful property--it's such a sweet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

I stayed there with two friends and we liked it not. The location is good and the hostel is clean and cozy so it feels like you're in your own living room. Breakfast was included (a very good one!) and we were cooking a lot too. Also the owner was cool and helpful. We took the night bus so he... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We stayed in the upstairs private room for three nights and it was wonderful. The room is huge, you have quick access to the patio, the light and fresh air in the room makes it even better. The wifi is very fast. It's close to the down town and a block from one of the big churches. We really appreciated... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

I really loved staying at Akumal! It's a rather small hostel, very cozy and friendly. I stayed three nights and it felt like coming home everyday after a long, exhausting day :-) Akumal is not your typical impersonal hostel. Manuela will remember your name and chat with you often. She goes out of her way to make your stay as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I had an amazing time staying in Akumal Hostel. It was my second time in San Cristobal and it couldn't have been better. I planed to stay for 2 days and ended up staying in the hostel for one week. Manuela is an absolutely sweatheart, caretaking und helfully. It felt more like home and staying with friends than just strangers.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

When in San Cristobal stay here! And if they don't have space for you go there anyway to simply hang and participate in that instantly homely atmosphere. Facilities as well as location, breakfast, price and personnel (incl. dog) are top notch!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Stayed here in a private room for 2 nights with my partner. Initial impressions were fairly good - as previous reviewers have said; this is a cosy, friendly hostel and the layout/atmosphere encourages social interaction between guests which we liked. The room was spacious and fairly well-appointed, and the breakfast was delicious (lovely freshly-cooked omelette and homemade bread). However, we... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

this was definitly one of nicest little hostels i have been so far. it´s more like a house of friends where everybodys welcome. the location is perfect, very close to everything and the breakfast in the morning is really good. if you go to san christobal, check out this place, it´s great :)

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