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Yaxkin Hostel

Prolongacion Av. Hidalgo esquina 5ta poniente norte Num 1 | Zona ecoturistica la Canada, Palenque 29960, Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel was extremely average right from the start. Young guy behind the desk was possible the most unfriendly and unhelpful Mexican I have ever met and it didn't get better from there. The hostel is quiet run down and in some serious need of a clean. There is quite literally mushrooms growing on the walls of the shower. They... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

I stayed for two nights. First, the location is good. It's in the peaceful area of the city. There are many hotels, restaurants and cafe around the hostel. It's close from ADO Bus Terminal too. Second, room and bathroom are great. Matress and sheets are clean and are in good condition. Bathroom is clean and well functioned. Shower booth provides... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Only cold water in the showers, wireless only in the lobby, tons of cockroaches. It would not take much to make this a much better place to stay. Seems they get away with this due to how few hostels and hotels are available in town.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We were given a very small room with nowhere to put anything. However, the worst thing was the location - right next to the kitchens.The happy staff started laughing at 6.30 and kept it up until after 11 at night. Also the room smelled very musty. The restaurant was OK.

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Bologna, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Me and my wife have been in this hostel on 10/12/2015, for one night, during our trip around Yucatan. The place is basic, the private room clean and confortable. The room is placed in the middle of a nice lush garden. We suggest this place.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

A fantastic location in a quiet area with hotels and restaurants situated in gardens with huge exotic trees, within a walking distance to the centre and – in another direction to a big supermarket Chedraui and very close to the ADO bus station. A lovely garden with lush vegetation. You can sit there in the evening enjoying your beer if... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

Having read all these negative reviews about Yaxkin I was expecting the worst but ended up being really pleasantly surprised. Yaxkin is a fine hostel. Our room had air conditioning and was very clean, as were the bathrooms. The person we dealt with on the desk was very hospitable and the attached restaurant was also reasonably priced, good quality, and... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I like many things about this place. Staff is very friendly and quite knowledgeable. But it could be difficult to communicate with others depending on who is working and if they know English. I interacted with the guy at the reception who speaks and understands English. The location is great. It's in the quite neighborhood, and closer to grocery stores,... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This was the cheapest place we could find in Palenque at a day's notice. It was conveniently located close to the ADO station on the way into town and the design of the reception was pretty interesting. We were checked in by three uninterested-looking staff members, who were eating behind the reception desk the entire time. Our private double room... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in a double bed room that was pretty small for the price and opened up towards trees. A major downside was how hot it was in the room despite the fan at night time. The kitchen facilities were great and there were lots of places where you could sit but the wifi was temperamental. Also the bathroom bibs... More 

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