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“Great star, highly recommended”
Review of Hostel Candelaria

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Hostel Candelaria
Ranked #2 of 15 Hotels in Valladolid
Certificate of Excellence
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Great star, highly recommended”
Reviewed March 14, 2013 via mobile

Wonderful hostel, the glowing reviews aren't exaggerated :). I arrived without a reservation and was able to book into a 6 bedded dorm for 120 pesos. Bed was comfy, own reading light and big locker provided. Toilet and shower nice n clean tho lukewarm water only...

Lovely staff who will advise you on all the best places to go, very good wifi. Decent tv room and social areas.

Beautiful garden, it goes on and on with tables, chairs, hammocks and even a fully equipped kitchen (there's also one indoors).

Amazing buffet breakfast with bread, cereal, fruit etc etc. Great value, very enjoyable stay, I'd definitely recommend this place to anyone.

If, like me, you're struggling to find contact details for this place their website is www.hostekvalladolidyucatan.com

  • Stayed March 2013
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Grand Falls Windsor, Canada
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Reviewed February 28, 2013

Great hostel...good location, nice private room, reasonable prices, free breakfast, clean. All the ingredients for a wonderful stay! Would highly recommend this hostel even for more mature travellers.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2013

I've been to a good amount of Hostels, but this one really takes the cake.

Average priced dormitories, with free breakfast. However, they don't mention how their "free" breakfast so chilllllllllllll. Good coffee, fresh pan with butter and two different jams, yogurt with granola, apple, and guava, milk, and 3 different types of cereals! Fresh watermelon, also. BAM! All you can eat! You can't beat that.

Rooms were standard dorms.

Two kitchens. One inside one out. They both have fridges and multiple stoves. Free potable water. Two different dining areas. Multiple chill areas. And the staff is el mejor! Right when you get there they give you a map of the town, with little spots on it marked for suggestions, as made by other travelers.

Bikes available to rent. $15 pesos an hour. And the front desk people are just way too cool. Really patient and speak good english. The square the hostel is on really is a nice quiet square. Close to downtown but far enough away to be quiet. Huge backyard with a jungle growing back there! It's really amazing. An indoor lounge room with a nice flatscreen and movies on USBs.

Like I said, best overall hostel.

Room Tip: staying here is will be the wisest choice of your journey yet.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled solo
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London, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed February 25, 2013

Dorm rooms are okay. The really great things about this hostel are the gardens, hammocks, outside kitchen and sitting area and indoor kitchen and TV room. Great, chilled out place. Would definitely recommend! Supermarket is pretty near and can easily walk around Valladolid from this as a base.

Stayed July 2012, traveled solo
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Managua, Nicaragua
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed February 23, 2013

Such a great place to get some rest for discovering the ruins of Chichen Itza and Ek Balam as well as the Cenotes!

- free breakfast buffet
- free water
- strong wifi
- nice dorms
- clean
- hot water
- QUIET: no bar, no djs, no music at all!!!!!!!
- central
- bike rental
- friendly staff
- two well.equiped kitchens
- lovely garden area with hammocks


What else do I have to say, I would totally stay there again, it is so worth the money and my favorite hostel in three weeks of travelling around the Yucatan.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled solo
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Monroe, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2013 via mobile

I liked this place from the moment I arrived.

Highlights-
Free breakfast of bread, butter, jam; coffee, cereal, fruit & yogurt.
Comfortable beds in non cramped dorms.
Nice, hot showers
A place to hand wash and dry clothing, with soap!!
Two wonderful kitchens
Plenty of spots to hang out
WIFI & a computer for use
Bikes for rent
Great social environment
Good value

  • Stayed February 2013
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Copan, Honduras
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76 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed February 8, 2013

I have stayed here twice now and would stay again if the opportunity presented itself. The first time here, I used the hostel as a base for travel to Chichen Itza and Ek Balaam. The second time was to take some time for myself and just lay back for a few days. Everything is close by in this small town. Plus the city is home to some incredible chocolate. The owners never rest in their efforts to improve upon this property. I saw many changes/improvements in the three months in between stays. Parque Candelaria, right outside the front door of the hostel, is a great place to people watch as well as to get some great Italian food. In the mornings, a woman sells tamales that are homemade and delicious, especially at only 6 pesos.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled solo
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Additional Information about Hostel Candelaria

Property: Hostel Candelaria
Address: Calle 35 | #201 F x 42 y 44, Parque de Candelaria, Valladolid 97780, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Yucatan > Valladolid
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 15 Hotels in Valladolid
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
*Breakfast included *Wifi in common areas *Bikes for rent *Sheets, lockers, padlock and keys provided *Map of the town and complete touristic information *Ventilators in each room *Hot water 24 hours *Bbq area *Hammocks area *T.V room *Parking on the street *Amazing staff ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Albergue La Candelaria Hotel Valladolid

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