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Rossco Backpackers Hostel

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Real de Mexicanos 16, San Cristobal de las Casas 29240, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in an en-suite private room. The shower was hot both times that I used it. Breakfast was cereal, coffee and toast - not the best we've had in Mexico but not the worst either. You had to make it yourself and wash up afterwards. The guy who checked us in at reception was very friendly and there were... More 

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Surprisingly neat and friendly hotel. Shift manager helped us to book an excursion to magic villages. Hotel is clean and a lot of different people stay there. There are great common areas, chimney and late night fire in the middle of the hotel. Awesome ambient!

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Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a nice place full of plants and colorful walls, you can spend a quiet day duron the morning an early noon and at the afternoon you can enjoy of fire, music, movies and meet people from all the world. Here they have pets that are friendly with the hosts.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

They do have hot showers and lovely beds, and some of the staff members are quite nice, but only one of them speaks English. So if you need something on the days he doesn't work (and you don't speak spanish), good luck. Also I had several feminine products stolen from me, two of which were laying on my bed. I... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

First of all, it's cold in San Cristobal. They advertise hot showers and bonfires at night, but the showers that I had were merely lukewarm and there was only a bonfire on 1 of the 4 nights I stayed. Disappointing. One of the reception staff was cool, but the others weren't really that helpful. Breakfast was average for a hostel.... More 

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Thank Fallon R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

The staff was really nice. The people I met there where really cool as well. It was really clean, had hot showers. I was there for about 4 night and had a blast from beginning to end. At night they have a bonfire which is just great especially if you are travelling solo because it allows you to meet other... More 

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Lake George, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful property with friendly staff and dogs! Lots of room for everyone to have their own space but also great ways to meet one another (bonfires every night). Prices are reasonable and includes the hottest most reliable water ever! Check it out!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Nice environment, nice staff, all around makes you feel at home, good location and facilities. The bonfire at night is lovely. Rooms and showers are very good, I enjoyed everyday of my stay there (I wish I had the time to stay longer).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

So clean and comfortable. The staff are really lovely and helpful. It's in a good spot and the bonfires at night are wicked. There is also the bonus of several cute doggies, a TV room, pool table, hammocks and some grass. I wouldn't stay anywhere else.

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

I stayed 2 nights in this hostel and absolutely loved it there. GOOD - good location close to the market - breakfast included and big kitchen - fireplace at night - terraces where you can chill on hammocks - big dormitory with huge lockers - smaller lockers where you can leave your electronics to recharge - a cinema where you... More 

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