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Honduras
Reviewed 8 May 2014

Absolutely loved this place. The location, the price, the room, the AWESOME hot shower (you'll want that in San Cristobal), the staff, the terrace, the patio down below: all top-notch. A simple continental breakfast is provided in the morning; my only suggestion would be to improve on the coffee a tad. Otherwise, I can't think of much they could improve...

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Marbella, Spain
Reviewed 4 December 2013

I loved my short stay in this hostel which is truly international. It is very clean and conveniently located near the church of Santo Domingo and the crafts market. There are paintings everywhere done by ex-guests so the place has a really lived-in feeling. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful especially isable. I highly recommend this hostel to you.

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Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 31 October 2013

I stayed at this hostel in december 2012 and i had an amazing time. it is quiet and Alex is full of good advice for touristic trips but as well nice typical restaurant around the city. I recomande this hostel if you want to have a great time in San christobal and if you want to feel home in Mexico......

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Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 22 October 2013

After staying at qhia on two separate occasions I'd say it is probably one of my favorite hostels that I have stayed at after months of traveling. It is a budget hostel decorated by murals and art left by travelers and locals of San cris and has a beautiful garden attracting hummingbirds. The employees are extremely kind and eager to...

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Florence, Italy
Reviewed 15 October 2013

I found this perfect hostel! It is located in the most interesting area of ​​the city center, close to the craft markets, between small and pretty streets. It has a large terrace with views of the city, and on the same roof there is a large common room available, for the relax of all the guests. There, you can read,...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 15 October 2013

The hostel has a the best location possible, a few seconds away from the market, the main street and the city center in general... It has a very nice setting, warm, cosy, clean and well decorated. The must see is the incredible view on the mountains surrounding the city from the terrace on rooftop.. Breakfast is included and tasty and...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 21 August 2013

We felt right at home in the cozy atmosphere at Qhia during our five night stay. Good facilities, pleasant and helpful staff, and a simple breakfast is even included. Just a short walk to most anywhere in San Cristóbal and easy access to necessities close by. Alejandro is ready and willing to help out with ideas/recommendations on activities. Highly recommended.

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Londerzeel, Belgium
Reviewed 11 July 2013

It was a very pleasant stay and the owner was a very nice and social person. At the hostel you can really relax, which is something you can definitely use after visiting the lovely but busy town of San Christobal. Because of the excellent location of the hostel, you can visit the town by foot in no time. In the...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 8 January 2013

It is a most welcoming hostel run by a friendly young man called Alejandro; a hostel full of nice globe-trotters from all over the world, with a marvellous terrace lounge where you can light a warm chimney fire, which makes you feel so comfortable in this wonderful, but rather cold Mexican town in winter. Best atmosphere and yet calm and...

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Los Angeles, California, United States
Reviewed 7 January 2013

Staying at Hostel Qhia was a real treat because of the warm and personal service. Alex is very welcoming and is on hand to help you with everything you might need. He makes breakfast each morning (home made banana or fig jam with warm croissants, and freshly made lemongrass tea) where travellers can meet and share travel tales. The roof...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This small boutique hostel, owned and run by Rodolfo for the last 13 years, is a remarkably warm and welcoming home for backpackers and independent travelers. Much quieter than others, everything is spotless. You enter a leafy courtyard with a fountain in the middle where fish swim. You can also enjoy the sun terrace and admire the mountains, prepare small dish in the kitchen or enjoy a barbecue. The communal sitting area awaits you with cushions and fireplace. Wi-Fi access to the Internet is free.The four mixed dorms are spacious and airy with private lockers for every guest. In addition, there are four bedrooms, one with ensuite bathroom. It is ideally situated in a quiet area, close to the craft market and great restaurants and downtown.The hostel also offers tours around Chiapas and horseback to the mountains or to San Juan Chamula. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Qhia

Address: Calle Tonala 5 | Barrio El Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas 29220, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Chiapas > San Cristobal de las Casas
Price Range: RM57 - RM66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“The twin bedrooms are very comfortable and almost the same price as the dorms - it's really worthy!”
 of 5 bubbles 910audreyr, 14 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Private room on second floor is secluded and quiet. But no bathroom...”
 of 5 bubbles BDeF, 20 Aug 2013 | Read review
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