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San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Sweet, homey and extremely comfortable posada, breakfast is included and is close to downtown. We love staying there every time we pass by San Cristobal as it is beautiful, quiet and very lovingly maintained, we are not exactly the party-travelers so this is exactly the type of place we are looking for. Can't think of a better choice and would...

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Oaxaca, Mexico
Reviewed 31 July 2015

This is the ideal hostel; suitable for all, accommodating all. The hostel boasts a mix of dorms and private rooms, pretty outside spaces, a snug lounge with fireplace and a well equipped kitchen. It offers a great breakfast of fresh fruit, bread, cereal, and eggs, and beer and wine are available to buy. It's clean, well maintained and represents outstanding...

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Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

This hostel is a little gem: services, people, comfort, environment. My favorite was the breakfast: fresh baked bread, fruits, eggs, granola, home made jam. The kitchen was organized, clean and welcoming. We cooked our own dinner for the first time in a long time and we felt like home. If I have to say that something isn't great I would...

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Cartagena, Bolivar, Colombia
Reviewed 11 July 2015

This is one of the most comfortable & accommodating places I've stayed -- the staff are super friendly & helpful, the "living room" with fireplace is great on a chilly mountain evening, the courtyards are beautiful, bathrooms gorgeous, kitchen welcoming (not to mention clean & well organized), breakfasts delicious, beds comfortable...I am sure I'm forgetting some of the great features!...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 30 June 2015

I accidently stumbled across this hostel and, man, I lucked out. It's a hostel; I think many people who don't backpack regularly have a hard time understanding that. This was great. The hostel was located in a very convenient place, near the Zocalo, restaurants, laundry etc., it was very clean, rooms were carefully made up with extra blankets and lockers...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Sparkling clean, all the fixin's. Like an interior design magazine in looks, there's a little room that has a towering stack of books, big fireplace you can use anytime and chess. Modest little garden where the sun hits all day long. Beautifully mosaic bathrooms, well stocked huge kitchen (with stove, toaster, toaster oven, real oven and so on.) Delicious organic...

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Liberia, Costa Rica
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Great hostel, excellent kitchen with filling breakfast. The hostel has a real cozy feel to it, which makes you want to stay longer. Staff were friendly and helpful for planning onwards journies. Highly recommended!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 May 2015

We booked a private room with double bed and private bathroom- the room was spacious and clean. Posada del Abuelito is in a good location, walking distance to everything in San Cristobal. The help yourself breakfasts were perfect and we really enjoyed our stay here. Fairly well priced as well.

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Quetzaltenango
Reviewed 26 May 2015

I really enjoyed my stay here. I met lovely people, the hostel was very quiet and relaxing and there was a gorgeous, well-stocked kitchen. The employees were generally amazing, although the night guard was very grumpy.

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Lowell, Massachusetts
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Wonderful location, beautiful set-up, and great people. Quite close to Zocolo, everything is within walking distance. Take a bit to look at their binders for a lot of fun activities and trips around the state!

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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
Region: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Chiapas > San Cristobal de las Casas
Price Range: RM49 - RM58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“choose the all male or all female dorm for the best room”
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“If you are two people, the private rooms cost the same price per person as two beds in the dorm.”
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“the family room is very nice and larger than others with a nice private bathroom.”
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