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Lithuania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Lovely hostel, friendly staff. Interesting hostel interior. Comfortable room, although the window in the corridor, but there were no problems. The town is attractive from a walk. Tasty street food produced. This city is convenient to go to Palenke. We were good hostel price.

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San Miguel de Allende
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Tiny room, tiny bathroom. NO wi-fi as advertised, internet available only at the 3 cable-streaming computers at the front of the hostel. Clerk was nice but ineffective at getting internet working. Place was quiet enough, clean. Hot water. The sheets and blankets were DRENCHED in fabric softener, virtually toxic waste. I had to drape my sweater over the pillow case... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Room has no external windows,windows open to inside corridor So the room is dark during the day,and lit up at night - no curtains Smallest bathroom in the world Minimal Luke warm water Room very stuffy Breakfast is included and ok if you like pancakes But it was cheap

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

I stayed for a month at Planet Hostel and I got to know how it is run very well. Throughout my stay there I met a lot of great people, became friends with the owner, and of course fell in love with San Cristobal de las Casas as many people do. First of all, everyone is served an individual breakfast... More 

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Haywards Heath, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Cheapest place we have stayed in Mexico yet – 300MXN a night including breakfast...you can’t really go wrong. Planet Hostel is a perfect base for a coupe of days stay in this lovely little town. We had a private room with a bathroom and it was totally fine, it is small and basic but it was clean enough and there... More 

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Nimbin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

I and my husband stayed one week in Planet. Jose, the manager is very nice and attentive. We had a privat room with bathroom. Every they it was cleaned. The hostel has a nice kitchen one can cook. Every morning they serve another type of breakfast. I would go there again. A good experience. It is also central enough that... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We arrived here later at night after a super long bus ride and were happy to hear that they had nice fresh lemongrass tea and coffee for free in the large well equipped kitchen. The staff was super friendly, helpful, and checked up on us as we were sitting having a bite to see if we needed anything. Did not... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

I was there for two days just after semana santa so not much was going on and the staff seemed to be recovering from the busy holidays. Nevertheless I had a good time there and would recommend to stay with them thus they are reasonably priced and the location is very good.

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Veracruz, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I just came for a business meeting so I needed one room for the night, I got a free cab offer at the station, the room was ready and clean by the time I arrived even though it was quite early I could have breakfast that day and the next no extra charge. I felt very secure and well treated,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Its very close to the markets (crafts and fresh foods). Close to city center and zocalo. Great breakfast (something different every day and you can eat another serving if you ask). Always coffee and tea available. Just make sure that you use the showers in the second floor as they have the best pressure more consistetnly.

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Address: Calle Cintalapa No. 6, Barrio del Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas 29240, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Chiapas > San Cristobal de las Casas
Price Range: $17 - $26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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