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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I stayed for about a week in the mixed dormitory. I super recommend it. I loved everything about this posada: -The people who work here! Everyone is kind and welcoming. Probably the best part about this great place -The beds were extremely comfortable (yeah! in a dormitory style room!), with comfy blankets and fresh sheets put on every day. They... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

Best hostel I stayed in in Mexico. Breakfast was above average! Great coffee, delicious jam, and even eggs provided! Felt very home-y and staff very helpful. Marco offers a number of interestig activities / tours. I stayed in both a dorm room and a private room, both very comfortable and good value. Great location. Would highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I was really amazed by this hostel, starting from the shared kitchen, one of the best I found during my travels. Included breakfast is amazing with home made jam, organic bread coffee and milk, chereals, fruit and eggs. Common area is very nice, nice garden, fast internet and nice atmosphere. Staff do a good job, the he hostel is really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This hostel is well maintained, the kitchen is well stocked and the dorm rooms are spacious. Breakfast is very good as well. Location of the posada is spot on for site seeing in the city but quiet enough you will get very decent rest. The hostel provides a very handy fact sheet which shows they understand travellers. I highly recommend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

A small cosy hostel with nice bedrooms, clean bathrooms and such a good breakfast. The place is very nice for the young and the less young. Tips for outdoor activities are available. This is the place to be to relax !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I loved everything about this hostel. The beds were confortable. The bathrooms are modern yet perfect for the ambiance they have going on. The property is super chill. Best breakfast of all of the hostels I have stayed in San Cris (for the past three years I have been going) 2 eggs! coffee, bread, fruit home made Jam! It is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful hostel, friendly and social staff, with well equipped kitchen and breakfast included - eggs cooked as you like, fruit and toast and homemade guava jam - yum! Loved this place and have been recommending it to San Cristobal bound travellers ever since.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

Chilled and affordable( they has a 3 for 2 night deal) great staff, good facilities, nice people!! Lovely kitchen and a really enjoyable stay! The hostel itself makes you feel like you're in a big sharehouse! The breakfast is really generous and delicious, stayed for 5 nights!!

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WanderingLily, Owner at Posada del Abuelito, responded to this review

Thank you for a wonderful review! San Cristobal and the Posada del Abuelito are addictive we are happy you extended your stay because you enjoyed yourself so much! We hope to see you back one day! Cheers and happy travels, Posada del Abuelito More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

You get plenty good things for your money: Opportunity to wash, breakfast (2 cereals, milk, fruit, bread, eggs, butter, marmalade, tea, coffee), water for free all day, nice garden with two hammocks, room which is cleaned daily, blankets for cold nights, nice staff (they helped us organising tours), nice community room with a fireplace, location (5 min away from main... More 

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WanderingLily, Owner at Posada del Abuelito, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay and liked our location! Thanks for bringing the laundry issue to our attention it turns out the dryer was not functioning properly and needed maintenance this caused the unpleasant mistake on our behalf but was fixed to prevent any future issues. We hope to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The words most often heard at this wonderful hostel are 'can I book another night?' which is hardly surprising. It delivers 100% on all that you might wish for in a great hostel but comes up with so many little extra touches besides - such as the bathrooms ALWAYS having handwash/toilet roll/fresh towels.......the bunches of fresh flowers adding colour splashes... More 

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WanderingLily, Owner at Posada del Abuelito, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review! So many great things you pointed out, thank you! Yes it is true Nilly is a wonder-woman and the Hostel Mama! She really takes care of us, our house and our guests of course! We are pretty sure you broke the record for Longest stay at least for 2014! It was such... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A multi-awarding winning Hostel loved by guests. Posada del Abuelito a lovely colonial house situated in one of the oldest barrios of the city, Posada del Abuelito is a wonderfully friendly, cozy and charming posada with clean and comfortable rooms, furnished in rustic Mexican style. Facilities include: an immaculate 9 bed mixed dormitory, as well as a 4 bed women's dorm, private rooms with shared bath and private rooms with en-suite bath. Guests enjoy the use of a clean, community kitchen, warm fireplace and HOT water 24 hours per day. All rooms are equipped with electrical outlets, complimentary towels, extra blankets and hangers. We offer a complimentary breakfast of Eggs, Cereal,Fresh Bread, our famous homemade jam, butter, coffee, tea and fruit. The friendly, multilingual staff is on site 24 hours per day and always happy to assist with tourist information, tour and transport bookings and lots of helpful advice!Other amenities include FREE internet and Wi-Fi, FREE purified drinking water, FREE luggage storage and FREE lockers in the dorms. There are several places to sit, relax and enjoy our beautiful patio and small garden. Guests are welcome to spend the chilly nights in front of the fire in our shared livingroom -- where they can roast marshmallows, use the computer or just hang out and make new friends!Please come join us at our beautiful, historic and friendly home! It's a wonderfully warm and relaxed vibe and we would love to get to know you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Posada del Abuelito

Address: Calle Tapachula # 18 | Barrio El Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas 29220, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Chiapas > San Cristobal de las Casas
Price Range: $12 - $14 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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