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Rossco Backpackers Hostel

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

I stayed 2 nights in this hostel and absolutely loved it there. GOOD - good location close to the market - breakfast included and big kitchen - fireplace at night - terraces where you can chill on hammocks - big dormitory with huge lockers - smaller lockers where you can leave your electronics to recharge - a cinema where you... More 

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Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

I had an amazing stay at a beautiful and big room at the back of the hostel. They first wanted to put me in one of the private rooms with a shared bathroom, but this room was absolute rubbish, under the roof, with holes in the walls and smelling really bad. So I moved to an incredibly big room which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

San Cristobal is one of my favorite places in the world. It's absolutely stunning. Rossco's makes it easy for you to explore it all and can do everything from provide recommendations to schedule tours and shuttles. The nighttime bonfire makes it easy to meet other travelers as well!

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Recife, PE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here a few days and it was a wonderful experience! The staff is friendly and amiable, always willing to help you out! The ambiance its fantastic, every night they turn on a fire and everyone sits around it to chat! The common areas are great! The rooms are spacious and clean! There are plenty of bathrooms and they... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

Rossco has a great layout centred around a courtyard with a fire pit and generally a really friendly vibe. The kitchen and communal breakfast encourages mingling and a very sociable atmosphere. The staff were also particularly helpful when my boyfriend and I were very sick. Thanks Rossco!

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Magdeburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I stayed in a four bed room. If you have the opportunity get the bed above the stairs, it's like your own little private room just without a door. Lockers are huge, wifi works great, the location is really good. They do bonfires every night (except when it rains obviously) and you can book all your tours and transfer to... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Great little backpackers hostel. Close to the central area of San Cristobal, the hostel has both private rooms and dorms, a couple of communal areas and a kitchen. Staff are helpful and speak English. Great Wi-Fi in the rooms, decent breakfast. The private rooms are spacious with double beds, and decent shower

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Rossco is the best! We've been to San Cristobal two times now and both of those times we chose to stay at Rossco Backpackers. The staff are awesome - all are friendly, most speak English and all are very helpful. The double rooms are bright and spacious and have a private bathroom. We peeked into the dorms and they looked... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We've stayed at Rosscos 2 times now and highly recommend it. The double rooms are spacious, bright and have nice bathrooms. We peeked into the dorm rooms too, which looked nice. They have so many offers here as well - stay 1 night free if traveling by motorbike and more. There's a communal kitchen for cooking, a bonfire in the... More 

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australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Loved Rossco's! In a great location close to town and walk-able from bus station. Place has a great vibe, with a fire lit every night to hang out at. Extremely clean and breakfast daily. We stayed in the 4 room dorm, and the 10 room (a bit squashed but still good). Organised transfers and tours through the front desk too.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rossco Backpackers hostel, established in 2003, Becomes the most famous and the best hostels in San cristobal, Chiapas - Mexico. This hostel is an excellent hacienda style hostel well adapted to respond to all travellers needs, offering a wide variety of services at reasonable prices for backpackers and independent travellers world wide. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rossco Backpackers Hostel

Address: Calle Real de Mexicanos 16, San Cristobal de las Casas 29240, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Chiapas > San Cristobal de las Casas
Price Range: $14 - $27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Rossco Backpackers Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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