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Rancho San Nicolas

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 23 November 2015

This small campground is located within walking distance (10-15 minutes) from San Cristobal's city center and touristy pedestrian area. As other reviewers have noted there's a lot of shade, and the bathrooms and showers are among the best I've come across in almost two months of traveling in Mexico. The young caretaker is friendly and helpful. The Internet did not...

Thank Daniel E
San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Reviewed 28 June 2015

We have a car and a tent. Rancho San Nicolas was perfect for us. We set up our tent in this campground for a few days. Showers, bathrooms, kitchen, yoga palapa. We had a great few days here. It's a bit outside of the city center, but that keeps it quiet. It has a very woodsy quiet atmosphere. Would definitely...

1Thank Global G
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 6 June 2013

This is a super popular place for overland travelers. We stayed here for about eight weeks total, both camping in our Volkswagen and renting a flat for about $350 a month (fireplace, hot water, two-burner stove, no refrigerator). The Internet is a bit frustrating and it is a good 20-minute walk to downtown San Cristóbal, but it is heavenly if...

3Thank steph3280
Reviewed 29 December 2009

There is a large open palapa with common fireplace, a communal kitchen, nice hot water showers, and a very rural ambiance. The campgound and rooms are fully fenced. Frequent detonations of celebratory fireworks for the many saint's days. There is a TelMex prepaid card telephone outside the entrance of the campgound. Walking distance from the front gate to the main...

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Champaign IL USA
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Reviewed 9 January 2003

It was inexpensive, run by a very nice lady, a short walk just outside of San Cristobal. It is in a tranquil setting, very safe, and is a good place to meet interesting European backpackers and travelers of all sorts. I have returned to it a number of times and loved San Cristobal and Rancho San Nicolas in particular. I...

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Additional Information about Rancho San Nicolas

Address: CDA. Ranulfo Tovilla NA047, San Cristobal de las Casas 29237, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Chiapas > San Cristobal de las Casas
Price Range: $0 - $1 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Great for camping or for flat rental, maybe not so great for short-term stays as the rooms are a bit small and dark.”
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