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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When I arrived in San Cristobal de las Casas I was tired and exhausted from the long bus ride. I hadn’t booked a hostel yet and decided to go to the Posada del Abuelito, because I had heard good things about it. Well, my experience at this place was exceptional! The moment I walked in to this charming small hostel... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

economy, nice and set in a quiet location but not far from the actions, friendly staffs, cozy rooms and common areas. Like everyone says, the breakfast is amazing, the bread and home made jam is something I can eat everyday the rest of my life.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms can get quite cold especially if there was no sun at daytime but they provide 2 additional blankets and most important, the shower is clean and very hot. A big plus is the fireplace in the common room & a great kitchen with everything you need. Breakfast is superb and we miss already their homemade jam! We stayed... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The nicest hostel I stayed at in a 3 week trip in Mexico . Great breakfast: make your own eggs with fruit and toast. Hot, nice showers, lovely courtyard, helpful staff, fireplace. San Cris is a walkable, charming city.

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Leon, Nicaragua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

Posada del Abuelito blew my mind! I wouldn't even call it a hostel, more of a hotel/retreat for the price of a hostel. Everything is very clean and tidy and throughout the day, the employees keep everything in order. There is a special dorm for women with 4 beds, which is very considerate and I enjoyed staying there very much.... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

It was absolutely perfect!! We had such a nice room, the garden is amazing (including a well, orchids, hummingbirds, hammocks and a lovely dog named Llena), the staff are wonderful (Nilly would help us with everything we needed and never lost her patience, even when we changed our reservation for the third time), there´s a library with a fireplace, breakfast... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Everything here was excellent, good service, good people very friendly, very clean, hot water! I would stay here again for sure! Thank you for making my trip this much better :) Un Gross Merci a vous tous!

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This hostel was just beautiful- it was relaxing just to come back and swing in the hammocks with a beer after a day walking around town. I stayed in both mixed dorm and female dorm - both were great - female dorm has ensuite and only four beds. Highlights: Wood fire at night, helpful staff and eggs with delicious bread... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

I've been to over 30 countries and posada del abuelito is without a doubt the best hostel I've stayed in. It's so well organized, it doesn't even make sense! The family and the staff that run it are WONDERFUL, the breakfast is amazing. The fireplace at night, two blankets on the bed, warm showers, the vibe! The people that come... More 

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Chiang Mai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We stayed here for a week over Christmas and were extremely happy to find such a beautiful place for the money we paid. This place is absolutely GREAT value! We had a smallish private room but it was lovely and the shared bathrooms (which my girlfriend was a bit worried about) were fine. There is one individual bathroom between the... More 

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