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Posada del Abuelito

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hostel is well maintained, the kitchen is well stocked and the dorm rooms are spacious. Breakfast is very good as well. Location of the posada is spot on for site seeing in the city but quiet enough you will get very decent rest. The hostel provides a very handy fact sheet which shows they understand travellers. I highly recommend... More

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France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A small cosy hostel with nice bedrooms, clean bathrooms and such a good breakfast. The place is very nice for the young and the less young. Tips for outdoor activities are available. This is the place to be to relax !!

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Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved everything about this hostel. The beds were confortable. The bathrooms are modern yet perfect for the ambiance they have going on. The property is super chill. Best breakfast of all of the hostels I have stayed in San Cris (for the past three years I have been going) 2 eggs! coffee, bread, fruit home made Jam! It is... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful hostel, friendly and social staff, with well equipped kitchen and breakfast included - eggs cooked as you like, fruit and toast and homemade guava jam - yum! Loved this place and have been recommending it to San Cristobal bound travellers ever since.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Chilled and affordable( they has a 3 for 2 night deal) great staff, good facilities, nice people!! Lovely kitchen and a really enjoyable stay! The hostel itself makes you feel like you're in a big sharehouse! The breakfast is really generous and delicious, stayed for 5 nights!!

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

Thank you for a wonderful review! San Cristobal and the Posada del Abuelito are addictive we are happy you extended your stay because you enjoyed yourself so much! We hope to see you back one day! Cheers and happy travels, Posada del Abuelito More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

You get plenty good things for your money: Opportunity to wash, breakfast (2 cereals, milk, fruit, bread, eggs, butter, marmalade, tea, coffee), water for free all day, nice garden with two hammocks, room which is cleaned daily, blankets for cold nights, nice staff (they helped us organising tours), nice community room with a fireplace, location (5 min away from main... More

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

Thank you for taking time to write a review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay and liked our location! Thanks for bringing the laundry issue to our attention it turns out the dryer was not functioning properly and needed maintenance this caused the unpleasant mistake on our behalf but was fixed to prevent any future issues. We hope to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The words most often heard at this wonderful hostel are 'can I book another night?' which is hardly surprising. It delivers 100% on all that you might wish for in a great hostel but comes up with so many little extra touches besides - such as the bathrooms ALWAYS having handwash/toilet roll/fresh towels.......the bunches of fresh flowers adding colour splashes... More

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

Thank you so much for the great review! So many great things you pointed out, thank you! Yes it is true Nilly is a wonder-woman and the Hostel Mama! She really takes care of us, our house and our guests of course! We are pretty sure you broke the record for Longest stay at least for 2014! It was such... More

Tulum, Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This is a real gem! I felt at home since I entered the door of the hostal. Marco and his team do their best to assist you in everything you need, kind and professional. I was alone and i felt very safe; the location is perfect, just few minutes from the center. Atmosphere relaxed and the garden is really good... More

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

what a great hostel. homey, charming, comfortable. the staff was awesome. I took a great bike ride with Marco. The breakfasts are good. They make fires when it gets cold, too. The dorm room was a bit crowded with 9 people, but that`s okay. the kitten and puppy were the icing on the cake.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I think this place had won Mexico’s best hostel a few years in a row and it deserves to be known as nothing less! This place is a little garden of joy - cozy lounge with a fireplace for cold San Cristóbal nights, super comfortable beds in both dorm rooms that are saddled with two or three heavy wool blankets.... More

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Address: Calle Tapachula #18 | Barrio El Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas 29220, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Chiapas > San Cristobal de las Casas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
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Posada Del Abuelito San Cristobal De Las Casas, Mexico - Chiapas

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