We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Plaza Magnolias Hotel

Avenida Insurgentes 14 | Centro Histórico., San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
Hotel amenities
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Plaza Magnolias Hotel
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Plaza Magnolias Hotel
Add Photo Write a Review

85 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this property
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    33
    28
    14
    3
    7
See reviews for
13
31
5
2
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (7)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (85)
  • Mar-May only
    (26)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (10)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (22)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (27)
All months
Greater London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
14 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Nothing special, rooms are clean and spacious with simple decorations, and location is optimal for visiting the city. The breakfast is disappointing as it is advertised as American but all that is served are fried eggs, fruit salad (watermelon, papaya, yellow melon), cornflakes, yogurt (sweetened only), toasted bread, industrial marmalade and coffee....could be improved!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Got a Jr suite with a fireplace and glad we did. There is no free breakfast, the icon on trip advisor is wrong. King bed was soft and comfy. Room was on 3rd floor and had a mountain view which is hard to find near the zocalo. Walking distance to outdoor markets, night life, museums, and churches. Overall, happy with... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nagasaki, Japan
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
12 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This hotel (or two hotels?) is very well located very close to the main Plaza in San Cristobal and also very close to the three strolling streets in the town. The main building has the restaurant and bar which makes this a 4 star hotel. However, we stayed in the Annex which is only the front-desk and the rooms which... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Ramat Gan, Tel Aviv, Israel
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The Hotel is beautiful, designed as old Mexican ranch The location is very close to the main square of San Cristobal withing walking distance to all main attractions But the noise from neighboring rooms and patio and upper rooms avoided me from sleeping It seems there is no sound barrier between rooms Also there is no free service meal and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
london
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
25 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I stayed in this hotel one night and it had all I needed. Very close to all attractions and 5 min walk to the bus station, spacious comfortable quiet rooms with hot water and free Wi fi, and helpful staff who let me leave my rucksack when I arrived in the morning, plenty of food and coffee places around. It... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Monterrey, Mexico
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

My wife and I spent three days in this typical, clean and friendly hotel. The food at the restaurant is very good with Chiapas specialties included. Bathroom recently remodeled, clean and complete. Our only complaint is the room floor, very cold and uneven. Location is perfect for strolling in the two nice "andadores", very close to the Zocalo and the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Jacksonville, Florida
Top Contributor
153 reviews 153 reviews
20 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This is an excellent location being only two blocks from the square. The staff is super friendly. I booked through hotel.com and they didn't have my reservation when I arrived but after a few minutes they were able to find it an all was well. There are two locations. The main hotel and the secondary hotel which is on the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Tromsoe
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

We spend two days at this hotel at our three weeks roundtrip in Mexico. The location could not be better, just 5 min walk from everything. Nice athmospher in the neighbourhood. The hotel have spacious rooms, no need for aircond because of the low temperature in night. Clean and warm bedclothes. The bathroom also clean and enough of towels. The... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mexico
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We spent three nights at this hotel. At the beginning the hotel staff sent us to the adjacent hotel which is almost a block away from the one with the parking lot. It was a misunderstanding while we made the reservation but the personnel was very helpful to accommodate the three of us at the main location with the parking... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014 via mobile

Overall we enjoyed our stay, San Cristobal de las Casas is beautiful. Upon arrival at the hotel they told us our room was in another building, just one block away. This was pretty surprising because we didn't know this when doing our reservation. The other building looks newer, the only thing is that you have to check in and out... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

30 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (9)
Viewed
Room/suite (6)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Dining (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (21)
Viewed
Room/suite (11)
Viewed
Family/play areas (4)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (3)
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check In Check Out Check Out
Price Your Stay