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Reviewed 8 July 2016

Basic and cheap but GREAT value, vibe, and location / Básico y barato pero BUENÍSIMO valor, vibra, y ubicación. Recomendado 100%. Family-run and very casual, but they live across the street and are super generous with their time and effort and local knowledge.

Thank Juan C
Orange County, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I've been staying at this little hotel every year for the past 16 years, and always find it clean, simple, comfortable, quiet, and hospitable. There is fast wi-fi, the room rates are one of the lowest in town, and it is conveniently located by Santo Domingo's artesanias. There is no central heating, and it can get cold in the winter... More 

Thank gonobby
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156 reviews
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Reviewed 16 November 2013

Decent location, good deal if you negotiate a room for $25 usd, good wifi, hot water, clean and friendly. HOWEVER the windows are improvised, the walls paper thin and if unless you are the only guest, you'll be unable to sleep, as especially those guests with a snake-eating eagle as their national emblem seem to be completely unconcerned about the... More 

4 Thank Cineasta
Princeton, New Jersey
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121 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2013

You simply cannot beat this hotel for location, price and attractiveness. For $40/night our family of three spent a very comfortable night in this colorful, cheerful place, where the staff were very obliging and friendly. They even have free wi-fi in the lobby. Nothing fancy here (we had to share a bathroom), but I imagine you would be hard pressed... More 

1 Thank Jonathan K
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157 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2013

We have been travelling 7 weeks through Mexico and Central America and Posada Carmelita has been my favourite place to stay. It is so lovely, such pretty rooms and welcoming ambiance. We booked ahead and stayed in the sunny large room at the top of the stairs. Two large comfortable beds, a wall of windows, a table, two chairs, a... More 

4 Thank pumpermum
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Reviewed 16 March 2013

Very clean and friendly place to stay, cheap too! Rooms basic but comfortable. Would highly recommend staying here. As others have said, the location is perfect for exploring the city, everything being within walking distance.

Thank Jane D
Toronto, Canada
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35 reviews
34 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 April 2011

For the full review, visit our site TheVacationAdvisors Wow. This place was simply amazing. We loved everything about this posada. This place had charm, character, architecture, warmth, friendly staff, beautiful views, beautiful decor and everything else that we wanted. You won't hear us say this too often, but this place was perfect and probably one of the best values we've... More 

5 Thank TheVacationAdvisors
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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121 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 October 2010

Great place to stay. Very clean, comfortable and friendly and very central. Lovely rooms

2 Thank JosephineSalvador
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Reviewed 29 August 2010

LOVED staying here. I stayed one night in a different hotel, then Posada Carmelita before heading to the jungle. When I came back to San Crist I could have stayed anywhere else but I wanted to come back here. Extremely friendly staff, excellent value and great basic rooms. The first night I stayed here I had a room with two... More 

3 Thank Nicolasita
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Reviewed 27 March 2010

An attractive foyer with fresh flowers was a welcome introduction to this small, comfortable posada in a convenient & historical part of the city. Rooms were clean & spacious, with reliable wireless & hot water available at all times. Unlimited purified drinking water was also supplied. The view from the rooftop patio was exceptional & a wonderful place to view... More 

4 Thank MexicoWanderer

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Address: San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Chiapas > San Cristobal de las Casas
Number of rooms: 20
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“they gave me the choice between strong WiFi and good view. I took the latter and recommend you do the same!”
 of 5 bubbles P4576KJjuanc, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“make sure you have the whole hotel to yourself if you want some sleep at all”
 of 5 bubbles Cineasta, 15 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Ask for the sunny large room if there are two of you.”
  • Sunny two bed room
  • cozy one pillow-top bed room
 of 5 bubbles pumpermum, 16 Mar 2013 | Read review
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