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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Rooftop Bar
Fitness centre
Pets Allowed
2 Star Hotel
Seven 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...
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Calle Chiapa de Corzo 16 | Barrio el Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas 29220, Mexico
58.3 km to Llano San Juan Airport
128 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed today 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 2 weeks ago

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 15 June 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 9 June 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

2  Thank piercemettler
Reviewed 5 June 2018

If you are looking for a new home, ready to keep extending your stay and an amazing breakfast that is every morning fresh from the market and a very pleasant surprise, Iguana is your hostel. The staff knows the best places to go without too...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
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US$13 - US$25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$13 - US$25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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