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Hotel Jovel

Calle Flavio A. Paniagua No. 27, Colonia Centro, San Cristobal de las Casas 29220, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

My husband and I stayed at Hotel Jovel for 5 nights in a pretty corner room on the 3rd floor. It had outside windows on 2 sides and was very comfortable, bright and cheery (some rooms opened on the inside corridor). It had great WiFi in the room and plenty of blankets. The interior garden was beautiful with nice places... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Very pretty place, with rooms surrounding a pretty courtyard. We stayed here as we wanted somewhere with parking facilities. The views from rooftop were lovely. San Cristobal is freezing, and the rooms were cold. But had extra blankets in the cupboard. Would've been nice to have an option for a heater. Apparently, they do have heaters for hire but we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Look-- if you haven't done anything outside of Mexico besides Puerto Vallarta, Cancun, Cabo, etc, and you expect similar lodgings-- best pony-up and get a room at your familiar chain-- can't remember if it's Best Western or Holiday Inn or whatever. If you want a decent room at a decent price that's a couple of blocks off the main walks... More 

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Cajica, Colombia
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012 via mobile

Food is expensive and not good at all, the room had a black water smell and they didn't do anything with my complain. I booked 4 nights and in the third one they told me that my room was booked so I had to leave the hotel sooner and stayed at the hostal. Tours were not ok because they didn't... More 

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Bruxelles
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

good quality price ration. The hotel is simple but clean and very well located. Our room was on the second floor, quite big, quiet (windows give onto the internal courtyard) but very cold at night (no heating....). Bring anyway mask and earplug. The view from the roof terrace is really nice. Breakfast was very good and cheap. Do not use... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

We stayed for one night in the posada, which is the cheaper part opposite of the hotel. The room was ok although pretty cold at night. For quite a low price, this would be ok. But at the reception, we really suffered from a second-class treatment. They always asked for the room number before helping with information or tips to... More 

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Monterrey
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

This is a nice average hotel in San Cristobal. They had a problem with my reservation that i paid and reserved online. They wanted me to pay again for it, they checked it and fixed the mistake. The rooms are small but comfortable, we stayed 2 nights but they didn't clean up the room once. The garden is really pretty... More 

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Athens, Greece
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2011

We walked in (Aug '11) and got a room on the other side of the road (with common bathroom) for 150 Pesos. For the price, the room was really nice (if small), and we loved the intricately folded towels. The bathroom wasn't the cleanest but it had hot water. The WiFi signal didn't reach our room so we had to... More 

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Barcelona
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67 reviews 67 reviews
33 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2011

This is a nice hotel with a lovely garden and great views from the terrace. We took one of the rooms on the third floor to have more light. The rooms are a good size, nicely decorated and with a decent bathroom. The room is a good deal at 400 pesos but breakfast wasn’t included. We went to a great... More 

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New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2011

Stayed here on 10/31 & 11/1 (Day of the Dead). Walked in without reservation and got 2 seperate rooms (myself and father) at 250 Pesos/Night/Room ($20 US). Rooms were across street in older section of hotel, but had good basic cable and fantastic hot water shower. Bed was comfortable too and housekeeping thorough. Did not eat in hotel or use... More 

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