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Calle Tapachula #18 | Barrio El Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas 29230, 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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64 reviews 64 reviews
26 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Tulum, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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12 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We really liked the posada del abuelito. The personel was really friendly, breakfast was good and the place looked nice. Via the hostel you can book good and cheap trips, we liked the mountainbike trip with one of our hosts. He took us to some caves and other interesting sights.

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

Thank you for the great review, we take pride in sharing with our guests some unique tours with local and experienced guides as well as others we have developed ourselves like the bike tours with Marco. We are glad you enjoyed! More

Wakefield, Canada
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Step through the gates from the quiet sidestreet of San Cristobal and taste a little piece of superchilled chiapas chocolate pie... and i love chiapas, chocolate and pie. Alot. Among the best hostel kitchens i've ever cooked in, lovely courtyards, a fireplace for chilly highlands evenings, close but not too close to the hotspots of the city, rooms cleaned and... More

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

Wow thank you so much, that is some high praise! We are glad you enjoyed our new kitchen it has really worked out great for everyone and a huge upgrade on the old one! and the person you mentioned who owns "Chocolate" is Nilly she has been with us since the start and continues to take pride and show great... More

Gothenburg, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Maybe I had the fortune of arriving in a special time, but the ambience of all the guests and the immediate welcoming I got upon my arrival really made this one of my favourite hostels. Both the owners and the travellers felt like family and I recommend people this place all the time for that. The bathrooms are clean and... More

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

Thank you for a great review. We like the hostel accommodates people of all ages and styles that want to come and enjoy San Cristobal in a calm, pleasant environment since we are not a party hostel. Usually there is always a very good ambiance due to this unique mix of travelers that stay with us which is really special.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I only stayed here for two nights and the girls dorm is where you want to be as a female: an amazing ensuite bathroom and good beds. The mixed dorm is good too, though a little bit small for so many beds. The staff is very friendly and helpful although I though the tours that they offered were good but... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights (wanted to stay more but was fully booked). 2 of our 4 person gropu stayed in a dorm and 2 of us stayed in a private room without a toilet. We were very happy about the location of the hostel and about the hostel itself. It was very clean, super relaxed and had a... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Overall an okay visit but there just seem to be many more hostel abut that are in better shape and with rooms that are not as dated-dark. Staff- Simon great, Marco good, woman with attitude not so much.

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Simonabuelito, Manager at Posada del Abuelito, responded to this review

Thank you for review, sorry to hear that you found the Posada a little out dated. Here at Posada del Abuelito we are considered to be one of the nicest Hostels in Town and part of the reason for this is the Charming Home, and the attention to detail and love we have for this place and our guests! Reviews... More

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Address: Calle Tapachula #18 | Barrio El Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas 29230, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Chiapas > San Cristobal de las Casas
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Posada Del Abuelito San Cristobal De Las Casas, Mexico - Chiapas

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