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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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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I can't even begin to describe how great this place is. Their breakfast is amazing (artisan bread and homemade jam anyone?), nice kitchen, a computer to use, nice garden area and very nice rooms. What stood out though was the staff - from Asuncion on reception who is the most helpful guy ever, to the cleaners who helped make me... More 

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San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sweet, homey and extremely comfortable posada, breakfast is included and is close to downtown. We love staying there every time we pass by San Cristobal as it is beautiful, quiet and very lovingly maintained, we are not exactly the party-travelers so this is exactly the type of place we are looking for. Can't think of a better choice and would... More 

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Oaxaca, Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the ideal hostel; suitable for all, accommodating all. The hostel boasts a mix of dorms and private rooms, pretty outside spaces, a snug lounge with fireplace and a well equipped kitchen. It offers a great breakfast of fresh fruit, bread, cereal, and eggs, and beer and wine are available to buy. It's clean, well maintained and represents outstanding... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This hostel is a little gem: services, people, comfort, environment. My favorite was the breakfast: fresh baked bread, fruits, eggs, granola, home made jam. The kitchen was organized, clean and welcoming. We cooked our own dinner for the first time in a long time and we felt like home. If I have to say that something isn't great I would... More 

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Cartagena, Bolivar, Colombia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is one of the most comfortable & accommodating places I've stayed -- the staff are super friendly & helpful, the "living room" with fireplace is great on a chilly mountain evening, the courtyards are beautiful, bathrooms gorgeous, kitchen welcoming (not to mention clean & well organized), breakfasts delicious, beds comfortable...I am sure I'm forgetting some of the great features!... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I accidently stumbled across this hostel and, man, I lucked out. It's a hostel; I think many people who don't backpack regularly have a hard time understanding that. This was great. The hostel was located in a very convenient place, near the Zocalo, restaurants, laundry etc., it was very clean, rooms were carefully made up with extra blankets and lockers... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

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 May 31, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

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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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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