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Reviewed 14 March 2017

I loved every second I spent at Iguana and I would definitely recommend it to anyone who's seeking a fun and lively environment and a relaxed atmosphere, together with a friendly staff and excellent facilities. This is the right place to be to fully enjoy San Cristobal under any aspect and meet other fellow mochileros. Cherry on cake, the breakfast...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Iguana hostel. The people really make this place special. There's always a lot going on and the place has a real party atmosphere. The staff incredibly friendly and accommodating and I had an incredible time with the other guests exploring the town and surrounding villages by day and the bars by night. I loved...

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Vienna, Virginia
Reviewed 9 January 2017

After a long bus ride I was really thrilled to experience the warmth and efficiency of the staff at Iguana hostel. The location is great, my bed was very comfy and warm and I loved lounging in the hammock. Oh, and breakfast was good too! I think that sometimes a hostel/hostel experience can make or break how you feel about...

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Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 25 December 2016

I loved Iguana Hostel for the friendliness of the staff, its beautiful common areas and its great atmosphere. I would definitely recommend it to people who wish to meet and share with other travellers. I had a great time over there and I will keep great memories of Iguana Hostal. If I would have a suggestion, it would be to...

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Reviewed 28 November 2016

I booked two nights and ended up staying two weeks! I loved this hostel so much, it became my home. The breakfast was amazing, the staff was the best! Rudy, the owner is one of the wisest people I've met, his free walking tour is great! I can't wait to go back! Los extrano!

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Reviewed 23 November 2016

I highly recommend of Iguana hostel. The hostel is nice,clean and very friendly. The staff was amazing-kind and very helpful. It's a great place to meet other backpackers,nice atmosphere. Located in the center of San Cristobal, near the food market and the art market.

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Iguana hostel is the perfect place to sleep for a good price and feel like home from the first day. It's full of good vibes and young travellers. The staff members and the guests soon become a big family and there is a new plan every evening! It's situated in the centre and it's really near the fantastic food market....

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Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Staff are fantastic, very friendly and helpful. The environment is very relaxed and laid back. Dorms are comfortable with a nice blanket for the cool nights. Location is pretty good near the main market and maybe a 10 minute walk to the center. Breakfast is very good and prepared for you each morning. They offer tours at inexpensive prices and...

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Thank Rick H
Reviewed 7 September 2016

What an incredible place with such relaxed, hippy vibe! Definitely my favourite stay in San Cristobal, not only once! You get a free breakfast which is made for you, each day was different but tasty. You can usually get a dinner made for around 20-30 pesos although lot of cheap food places nearby. It has really hot showers and that...

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Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

My friend, Sarah and I stayed there for 3 nights. The staff were so welcoming and friendly. We were lucky to get to know Rudy, Nino, and Santiago - they were so helpful with all of our questions and gave us advice for our holiday. Rudy took us, along with the rest of our group, on a really fun and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Four years since opening, IGUANA HOSTEL is well known among backpackers for its family, chilled out and fun atmosphere. People come to the Iguana for two nights and they stay for two weeks... This is because Iguana Hostel can host only up to 27 people, so it's easy to make friends to share fun with, and we will always take good care of you. Our main asset is our staff: travellers on the road, who love making friends, and speak your language. The IGUANA HOSTEL is situated in a historic Barrio del Cerrillo, with a panoramic view from the terrace. The hostel is located near Santo Domingo a church surrounded and a colourful handcraft market, 2 blocks from the public market and only 7 minutes walk from the very heart of the city: la Catedral and el Parque Central. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Iguana Hostel

Address: Calle Chiapa de Corzo 16 | Barrio el Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas 29220, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Chiapas > San Cristobal de las Casas
Price Range: $22 - $26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Iguana Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 5
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“All the dorm beds I stayed in were really comfortable”
Eloy_the_third, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
“There is a dorm with a double bed and a single bed, if you are a couple you will be able to sleep on the same bed if the room is available.”
bct2016, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Watch the sunset from the roof, it is breathtaking!”
677rustys, 3 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ask Monika and Ruby!!!”
KarolaRS, 11 Jul 2015 | Read review
“the wifi is working better in the girlsdorm than the mixed dorm”
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