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    Puerta Vieja Hostel

    Calle Diego de Mazariegos 23 | Barrio de La Merced, San Cristobal de las Casas 29240, Mexico
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    Overview
    • Excellent85%
    • Very good11%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “fire pit” (10 reviews)
    “pizza night” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Bar/Lounge
    Multilingual Staff
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Restaurant
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    Casa del Alma Hotel Boutique & Spa
    260 reviews
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    Reviewed 27 August 2013

    This is without doubt the best hostel I have ever come across, even better than many hotel I've stayed in. The building is new, spacious and very clean. The rooms are all made of wood with big comfortable beds. There is a big open space...More

    Thank Denise T
    Reviewed 13 August 2013

    I stayed at Puerta Vieja while traveling through San Cristobal and thought the place was absolutely fantastic. A bed in the dorms set me back by about 120 MXN which was an absolute steal for how clean and well kept the place was. It's an...More

    3  Thank Mayank M
    Reviewed 6 August 2013 via mobile

    Loved my time in San Cristobal, and I know that it was hugely thanks to this hostel. The most comfortable beds, powerful showers and best breakfast I have ever experienced for a hostel. I particularly loved the garden area. Hammocks in the day and bonfires...More

    Thank alanna s
    Reviewed 1 August 2013

    Rooms clean, beds comfortable. Bathrooms and public areas are cleaned daily and kept in great shape. Showers are consistently hot! There was some confusion/room shuffling done with us when we checked in; I think it is a relatively new operation and/or they are still ironing...More

    Thank Mallory H
    Reviewed 30 July 2013

    fantastic hostel, very friendly staff always happy to talk (or eat/drink) with guests...we stayed in two different private rooms for over a week, extremely comfortable mattresses and great furnishings...the hostel is in a beautifully modernised old hacienda with a beautiful back yard (hammocks/deck/plants) and twice...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$15 - US$25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Location
    • Mexico >
    • Southern Mexico >
    • Chiapas >
    • San Cristobal de las Casas
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    Traveller (164)
    Dining (29)
    Room & Suite (15)
    Hotel & Grounds (105)
    Family and Play Areas (35)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
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    Room Tips
    "Rooms upstairs and away from the hostel bar are quieter."
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    "Best dorm in the terrace"
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    "Although the dorms are great, the private rooms on the second level are the best ive had in a hostel (minus a..."
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    "I think all rooms face the street, so expect it to be a little noisy."
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