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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was an amazing experience to live at this place! Iguana hostel is really nice and the work is pleasant : so much good vibes!! Moreover, the boss Rudy (a friend now!), is really flexible and so kindly! Now, iguana hostel is like a family...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good location, nice and quiet, SUPER comfortable beds, and really good hot water. Most of the staff seemed brand new and didn't really know the answers to any of my questions right away, but they were very helpful and found the information for me eventually.

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Reviewed July 6, 2018

Very friendly staff, great breakfast every morning, safe parking space inside, nice gardens. This hostel counts 2 different buildings, one with a bar. Very good location too, 2 blocks from the market et 3 blocks from the city center. Very clean everyday.

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Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for one night as I was passing through San Cristobal. The hostel was clean, spacious and had a relaxed atmosphere. The free breakfast was great and the staff had helpful recommendations for food around town. When I went to the airport and managed...More

1  Thank lottie s
Reviewed June 8, 2018

San Cristobal de las Casas is the type of city where people visit only planning to spend a few days and end up staying for weeks, months, or even longer! I can easily say the same thing about Iguana Hostel. I showed up only planning...More

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"The hostel has two houses on opposite sides of the 'lovers' square, but both have super nice rooms."
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"All the dorm beds I stayed in were really comfortable"
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"There is a dorm with a double bed and a single bed, if you are a couple you will be able to sleep on the same..."
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"Watch the sunset from the roof, it is breathtaking!"
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