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San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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Posada Carmelita
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London
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144 reviews 144 reviews
43 hotel reviews
580 helpful votes 580 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Decent location, good deal if you negotiate a room for $25 usd, good wifi, hot water, clean and friendly. HOWEVER the windows are improvised, the walls paper thin and if unless you are the only guest, you'll be unable to sleep, as especially those guests with a snake-eating eagle as their national emblem seem to be completely unconcerned about the... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
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73 reviews 73 reviews
12 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

You simply cannot beat this hotel for location, price and attractiveness. For $40/night our family of three spent a very comfortable night in this colorful, cheerful place, where the staff were very obliging and friendly. They even have free wi-fi in the lobby. Nothing fancy here (we had to share a bathroom), but I imagine you would be hard pressed... More

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BC
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117 reviews 117 reviews
33 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

We have been travelling 7 weeks through Mexico and Central America and Posada Carmelita has been my favourite place to stay. It is so lovely, such pretty rooms and welcoming ambiance. We booked ahead and stayed in the sunny large room at the top of the stairs. Two large comfortable beds, a wall of windows, a table, two chairs, a... More

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Sittingbourne
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Very clean and friendly place to stay, cheap too! Rooms basic but comfortable. Would highly recommend staying here. As others have said, the location is perfect for exploring the city, everything being within walking distance.

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Toronto, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
34 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2011

For the full review, visit our site TheVacationAdvisors Wow. This place was simply amazing. We loved everything about this posada. This place had charm, character, architecture, warmth, friendly staff, beautiful views, beautiful decor and everything else that we wanted. You won't hear us say this too often, but this place was perfect and probably one of the best values we've... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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60 reviews 60 reviews
31 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2010

Great place to stay. Very clean, comfortable and friendly and very central. Lovely rooms

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Portland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2010

LOVED staying here. I stayed one night in a different hotel, then Posada Carmelita before heading to the jungle. When I came back to San Crist I could have stayed anywhere else but I wanted to come back here. Extremely friendly staff, excellent value and great basic rooms. The first night I stayed here I had a room with two... More

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Mexico
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2010

An attractive foyer with fresh flowers was a welcome introduction to this small, comfortable posada in a convenient & historical part of the city. Rooms were clean & spacious, with reliable wireless & hot water available at all times. Unlimited purified drinking water was also supplied. The view from the rooftop patio was exceptional & a wonderful place to view... More

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San Francisco, California
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91 reviews 91 reviews
61 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2007

I found this Hotel serendipitously as it is not in the guidebooks. Quite simply the best value in San Cristobal. Family owned and run, clean, friendly, quiet, central, gorgeous view from roof terrace . Rooms run from $10 to $20 per night.

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Additional Information about Posada Carmelita

Address: San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Chiapas > San Cristobal de las Casas
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Posada Carmelita San Cristobal De Las Casas, Mexico - Chiapas

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