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El Rincon del Viajero

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Portsmouth, Ohio
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Malinalli's hostel is wonderful! My husband and I loved our stay. It's in a really good location, 5 min walk from the beach and downtown Zihua. The hostel has a lovely garden with loads of plants and trees and wildlife. Our room was very clean and comfortable. Malinalli herself is a great host, super welcoming, generous, and kind. She made...

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San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
Reviewed 27 May 2016

I have been traveling almost non stop for the last 20 years in 4 continents. To find a place where you feel welcome and home is a bit hard sometimes. But el rincon was exactly that! A haven with a wonderful garden and a relaxed atmosphere. Clean, comfy and full of beautiful nature. Cheap and near the beach. In fact...

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Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Visited this wonderful Hostel rincon del viajero and wow!!! what an experience! The owner Mali was so welcoming and friendly. The culture, atmosphere and delicious fresh food was all exceptional!! Home made Waffles- Yoga - Art- cocktails - sunset Beautiful Karma....need I say more.This was just what the doctor ordered<3 Will most definitely return with friends next time. Recommended for...

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Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 22 April 2016

If like me, you are more interested in atmosphere and being welcomed not as a guest but a family member, then this is the place for you! Mali, the owner is the most beautiful creature I've ever met with her Mexican magic and openess you feel extremely welcomed. She is very helpful for tourist information as well (and knows a...

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Taranto, Italy
Reviewed 5 March 2016

I've been here a few years ago and came back this year...what to say? If before it was a bit dirty now it's very dirty and completely abandoned and the most funny thin is that it looks like the owner is not interested in it at all. Dorms are small and dirty, one of them doesn't even have a wall,...

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Malinalli5, Owner at El Rincon del Viajero, responded to this review

hi Paolo. is a shame you found the place like that,and you stayed. why you stayed? and why you didn't let me know that right away? as I see what you say is impossible. couldn,t be happened your reservation on last december as I did have voluntiers assisting the hostel such as Giaccomo and Mathew. I don't really have a...

Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2015

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Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

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Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 19 April 2015

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“If you really have to go there go to a private room...”
 of 5 bubbles paolos90, 5 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The rooms all have sliding scales and once a price is negotiated the owner changes her mind and charges full when was promised a deal!”
 of 5 bubbles jenniferdK1555CM, 19 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The dorms are being refurbished. Until that effort is complete, it's better to stay in a private room.”
 of 5 bubbles hwhite1989, 5 Apr 2015 | Read review
“VIP rooms are great and have private bathrooms and a balcony to hang out”
 of 5 bubbles simonqcx, 4 Dec 2013 | Read review
“my favorite was VIP room #1, an adorable room in the rear of the property with private bathroom with shower.”
 of 5 bubbles elvira-de-la-luna, 14 Jan 2013 | Read review
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