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Hostal Zocalo

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preston
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Javier the owner if this hostal is a hands on really friendly helpful guy,his staff are brilliant, The rooms are dated but clean,dont take a room on the front of the hostal(rooms 8 & 9)unless you have good earplugs as the traffic lights hv an alarm to help the blind people cross the road,and the goverment of the city are...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

First of all, you can't wish for a BEST LOCATION, the hostel is right on the main square! We had booked a private room with a bathroom, but we asked to be moved to another one right away as this one was very small, in the basement (actually all rooms with bathroom are in the basement), with no window, it...

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London, UK
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of my favourite hostels of this trip. Great atmosphere, friendly staff and guests and fantastic breakfast. Arrived during the morning when breakfast was being served and the sight of a table full of fruit, fresh bread and omelettes being made to order which set a fantastic impression. The location is excellent being that it's on the main square. The...

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hostal el Zocalo is a wonderful hostel with a location you just can't beat!! Their breakfast is worth the cost of the room alone- it's a buffet with eggs, cereal, toast, yogurt, fruit, etc., a great start to the day! The staff in general was very knowledgable and gave excellent recommendations for restaurants and things to do around Merida, the...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was by far the best place we've stayed in Mexico. Javier at the reception was really helpful. The rooms were clean with very comfortable beds. Location couldn't be better and breakfast was unbeatable. No doubt I will recommend this place to everyone.

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Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did like it as the hostel had a very helping staff and the location is strategic to talk a good walk around the downtown area of Merida. It is just across the cathedral and important landmarks. I even could walk to the bus station to take the Puuc Route tour and got to know 5 different historic places including...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Hostal Zocalo for four nights and at 160 pesos a night (£6) I found it to be very good value for money. The hostal is in a great location, right on the main square and a walkable distance form the Coach stations (15 minutes) and various Colectivo stops (10 minutes). As a lone female, I found the...

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Tulum, Mexico
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

This is a historic place, economic and very chill environment. You can cook, smoke and use the wi if anytime. Use solar power and they offer tours anywhere. The owner is very open minded and a great team working hard

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Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We had a very pleasant time in this hostal and the breakfast in the open kitchen was great! We could switch the room without any problems and the view from the roof was very nice. You should use the showers early since they tend to run out of hit water after some time

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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed for about a week in Zoacalo. A few things to say and call out: 1. Breakfast - Zocalo takes pride in having a phenomenal breakfast. It's everything you could need and more. Omelette,cafe, frutas - todo lo que necesitas que tener un día tan bueno! 2. Joel & Javi - on reception. Two of the nicest guys you...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Old residence of the famous yucatecan artist Jose Peon Contreras, located in the heart of Merida, with a spectacular view of The Plaza Grande on 63rd Street in the ancient Mayan City of Tho' founded, whatever it was rigth in the palace of warriors. Here is your home! We ensure that your rest is pleasant, with hot water, comfortable beds and clean cotton sheets. The kitchen is the heart of this space, where you can meet people from all over the world, that tell fantastic historis about great travelers... In a creative and free environment. And to be sure you will to the march whit a firm step through these lands of the Mayab, we offer the best breakfast you can find, rich, healthy, varied, plentiful and quality; whit all The fruit you could want, eggs, cereal, bread, milk, coffee, tea, jams, caramel milk, peanut butter, honey, brown sugar, yogurt and more.... YOUR ARE WELCOM! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Zocalo

Address: Calle 63 #508 Planta Alta x 60 y 62 | Off he central square of Merida City, Merida 97000, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Yucatan > Merida
Price Range: £13 - £18 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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“The girls dorm is very hot”
 of 5 bubbles Faithalicious_x, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The rooms with balcony are great, with a beatiful view of the Zocalo”
 of 5 bubbles martinsI6000PS, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book in advance during high season, they fill-up quickly.”
 of 5 bubbles coryp355, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Very good for short stay since it is close to almost everything.”
 of 5 bubbles huyhoangvn, 25 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The private room with a balcony has a great view!”
  • Private room balcony overlooking Merida's main square
  • Private room balcony overlooking Merida's main square
  • Inside my private room with balcony
  • My king sized bed in the private room
  • My king size bed in the private room
  • View of Merida's cathedral from my private room balcony
  • Table and chairs on my private room balcony
 of 5 bubbles BrittanysTravels, 4 Dec 2015 | Read review
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