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Posada del Abuelito

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Calle Tapachula #18 | Barrio El Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas 29220, Mexico
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Sparkling clean, all the fixin's. Like an interior design magazine in looks, there's a little room that has a towering stack of books, big fireplace you can use anytime and chess. Modest little garden where the sun hits all day long. Beautifully mosaic bathrooms, well stocked huge kitchen (with stove, toaster, toaster oven, real oven and so on.) Delicious organic... More 

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Liberia, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great hostel, excellent kitchen with filling breakfast. The hostel has a real cozy feel to it, which makes you want to stay longer. Staff were friendly and helpful for planning onwards journies. Highly recommended!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a private room with double bed and private bathroom- the room was spacious and clean. Posada del Abuelito is in a good location, walking distance to everything in San Cristobal. The help yourself breakfasts were perfect and we really enjoyed our stay here. Fairly well priced as well.

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Quetzaltenango
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I really enjoyed my stay here. I met lovely people, the hostel was very quiet and relaxing and there was a gorgeous, well-stocked kitchen. The employees were generally amazing, although the night guard was very grumpy.

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Wonderful location, beautiful set-up, and great people. Quite close to Zocolo, everything is within walking distance. Take a bit to look at their binders for a lot of fun activities and trips around the state!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I´ve really enjoyed my stay. It´s in quiet area and the posada has a great and friendly atmosphere with all the commodities. The staff is very helpfull and always there when you need them. I would definitelly recommend it to anyone who is ready to discover San Cristobal de las Casas.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Place was clean and it had a very friendly athmosphere, there is a warm fireplace in the comon room and the city centre is just a small walk away. There are lots of trees around the house so you feel you really are far away from home

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

This place is really cute and has nice facilities but the private rooms without baths are small, I felt claustrophic. You can't open the one window bc it's either too cold or you have no privacy and they are in rather public thoroughfares. The showers can be a cold walk back to your room. You can also hear your neighbors... More 

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WanderingLily, Owner at Posada del Abuelito, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking your time to right a review We are sorry you felt disapointed with your stay. There is not much we can do about the cold weather but we will take into account what you have mentioned and find ways to improve. Thank you and and continue to have a great journey! Kind Regards More 

Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This hostel was amazing. It really is the standard against which all other hostels should be judged! The staff were incredibly kind and competent, the breakfast was delicious and the whole place feels like a home. Warm, inviting, good company and, of course, clean and comfortable. The kitchen is also wonderful for cooking and eating in; unlike most hostels it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Spend the extra 20 pesos and stay here if you can find availability. This is a really nice little hostel with an amazing breakfast and friendly staff. There are loads of sitting areas to enjoy yourself and utilities like maps, computers, books and a full kitchenette with spices and oil. I really enjoyed my stay in this quiet little hostel,... More 

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