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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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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A lot of construction going on in front of and inside the hostel, so nowhere quiet to relax. Our bunglow was also under the kitchen, so a lot of cooking and services noise. In general the hostel did not have nice views because there was so much unfinished construction. A hostel that wants to be a hotel and charges too... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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18 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here 5 nights, enjoyed our quiet clean room, very basic and rustic. Great staff with a fabulous upmarket cafe inside, a great bar up the stairs with sometimes a band. Quite cheap drinks and the food was good, a little more expensive than mexico at other places. They have a private safe for all your passports and valubles.... More 

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55 reviews 55 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Stayed there for one night and it was a pleasant change from Guatemala. I stayed in a single room for 300 pesos, not cheap but affordable. The room was clean, hot water available, air conditioning, clean sheets and towels , no WiFi in rooms but in the lobby,

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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19 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

palenque has like 2 little downtowns, one local and one made of restaourantes and hotels. Yaxking is in the last one. Its very nice and clean, good bed and mattress close to the bus station. Price is ok and you have AC.

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Brugherio, Italy
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Close to the ADO bus station and located in "La Canada". The best neighborhood in Palenque. We spent a couple of nights there in a private room with ac, hot water and tv. The place is clean even though you feel in the "jungle" just out the door. The wifi works only in the main building. Next to the place... More 

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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This hostel is well located next to the city center. You can easily go from the bus station to the hostel, by walking it is about 10min. The rooms are not that comfortable but it is enough to sleep after a long day. The bathrooms are quite small, it looks like a kitnet bathroom. You can schedule all the tour... More 

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15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This hostel is about a 10 minute walk from the central town area, and on first impressions it looks pretty nice! However, we found the staff at this hostel slightly neglectful as we arrived early morning after a night bus from Tulum expecting to be able to check in, and even though no one had been in our rooms the... More 

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13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I arrived at this hostel having walked from the bus station in over 30C with a very big back pack, and I was very hot and red. The receptionist was exceptionally rude to be when I arrived name cause I was hot and red and was joking around with another member of staff about it. Felt very uncomfortable, and it... More 

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84 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

As others have mentioned this hostel seems a bit more like a hotel. Service wasn't particularly great when I arrived dripping wet from the rain and stood at reception where the two staff just stared at me for a minute or two without asking me anything, probably because of the language barrier. Rooms and bathrooms were clean, though I the... More 

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Genoa, Italy
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23 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

The hostel seems very interesting. I stayed 1 night, the room was small with a small window. The price was 350pesos. AC is necessary because Palenque is very hot. There is a cafe attached to the hostel which serves good food and a restaurant bar upstairs Only for 1 night. www.donatoaquaro.net

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Address: Prolongacion Av. Hidalgo esquina 5ta poniente norte Num 1 | Zona ecoturistica la Canada, Palenque 29960, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Chiapas > Palenque
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Number of rooms: 17
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