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Iguana Hostel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend, Sarah and I stayed there for 3 nights. The staff were so welcoming and friendly. We were lucky to get to know Rudy, Nino, and Santiago - they were so helpful with all of our questions and gave us advice for our holiday. Rudy took us, along with the rest of our group, on a really fun and... More 

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Lovely location next to the food and artesanía market, gorgeous views and sunsets from the roof. The staff are awesome and make great breakfasts every morning. There is a really nice atmosphere- chilled evenings drinking and chatting by the bonfire, and the staff know where to go to party all night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Iguana hostel has such a good atmosphere. People who work there are actually travelers, who know what travelers like. Also, it has a nice garden, and a rooftop terrace, very enjoyable in sunny days. Good breakfast included and very close to the market.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

I intended to stay here 2 nights, but I stayed a week. Never experienced such a great vibe in a hostel like in Iguana! Very laid-back and a great social vibe. In other hostels I found it difficult at times to connect with other travelers because those hostels were bigger and more anonymous. But Iguana is small and cozy, and... More 

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Linz, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

I stayed at Iguana for a couple of nights when visiting San Cristóbal de las casas for the first time and instantly felt at home there. The staff (mostly volunteers and travellers themselves) is sooo friendly, easy going and helpful. They prepare delicious breakfasts every morning, and often light a fire in the backyard at night (some days there is... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Iguana really is a place where you can feel at home while being away from home. Rudy the owner always puts all his energy in that people feel comfortable, safe and welcome. Apart from the peaceful vibes Iguana has some excellent parties where you can have a great time with all the other guests and the wonderful volunteers. Iguana has... More 

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Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the hostel over new year's and had an amazing time! Rudy and the rest of the staff were always super nice and helpful and the free walking tour was very informative. Met lots of fun travelers at Iguanas and overall just had a really good time!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

I stayed at Iguana two times, firstly while I was doing a visa run from Guatemala (I ended up enjoying the place way to much and staying too long and overstaying my free seven day visa) and secondly about a month later with a friend of mine. Clean rooms, comfortable beds, free breckfast, decent WiFi, but most importantly such a... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

I booked this hostel for one night and ended up staying for more than 3 weeks volunteering. Because i felt at home from the first moment i arrived. The staff is super friendly and offer a lot of information about the city and surrounding places to visit. The owner even offers free walking tours through the city. The beds in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

I spent nearly a week in San Cris... It wasnt the plan but i really felt like at home. There's volunteers who welcome you, prepare the breakfast and at the end create a good athmosphere... In fact this is my second time in sn cris and would deffinitely go back to Iguana. Good location, clean, good beds, nice garden and... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Four years since opening, IGUANA HOSTEL is well known among backpackers for its family, chilled out and fun atmosphere. People come to the Iguana for two nights and they stay for two weeks... This is because Iguana Hostel can host only up to 27 people, so it's easy to make friends to share fun with, and we will always take good care of you. Our main asset is our staff: travellers on the road, who love making friends, and speak your language. The IGUANA HOSTEL is situated in a historic Barrio del Cerrillo, with a panoramic view from the terrace. The hostel is located near Santo Domingo a church surrounded and a colourful handcraft market, 2 blocks from the public market and only 7 minutes walk from the very heart of the city: la Catedral and el Parque Central. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Iguana Hostel

Address: Calle Chiapa de Corzo 16 | Barrio el Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas 29220, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Chiapas > San Cristobal de las Casas
Price Range: $15 - $18 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Iguana Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
Iguana Hotel San Cristobal De Las Casas
Iguana Hostel San Cristobal De Las Casas, Mexico - Chiapas
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