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Montara, California
Reviewed 8 May 2014

I can't say enough good things about this great hostel in San Cristobal! But it is more than just a hostel - it is a home away from home for all travelers. The small size, family style meals, and friendly staff make this an amazing stop on any journey. The owner, Rudy, goes above and beyond to take care of...

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San Agustinillo, Mexico
Reviewed 6 May 2014

A really comfortable and relaxing place to hang out with nice people. The hostel is clean and tidy, has wifi and good communal areas, hot showers and breakfast is a great added extra! Everyone working at the hostel and Rudy the owner are helpful and friendly. A great place to stay in San Cristobal for that homely feel after a...

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Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 6 May 2014

I have stayed at Iguana Hostel twice and cannot wait to make it back there for a third stay some day! The staff and Rudy are always super friendly and helpful, there's always a great selection of foods at breakfast and there is the amazing food market just around the corner, and the terrace and hammocks are great for chilling...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 2 May 2014

After a four months travel trough central america, I remember of Iguana as one of the best hostel I've been to. Charming people, relax, helpful and nice ambiance. Everyone getting along together, charing meals, people staying way longer than they said just because the place, and the city, are great.

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Tata, Hungary
Reviewed 4 April 2014

Random words to describe this hostel Relaxing, Rowdy, Quaint, Fun, Romantic, Chill, Adventurous, Taboo (in that sort of addictive way knowing that it might be bad for you but you just want it so much and you'll never get enough) _________________________________________________ insert your words here.... It was so great I came back, and get this... I'm coming back again in...

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Seattle, WA
Reviewed 2 April 2014

Iguana hostel is nothing fancy, but staff and location is great. The courtyard is nice with great upstairs patio. The breakfast was good, and more than just cereal and toast. They had a nice bbq one night too, where everyone chipped in, and made a bunch of good food. It's walking distance to everything. My biggest complaint is that it...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 15 March 2014

Stayed here for a few nights in February. Perfect place to explore San Cristobal from, close to food and artisan markets, as well as El Centro. Easy walk from the bus station, and the neighborhood is great! The staff was awesome, free breakfast, and the hottest shower I had in Mexico! The beds were average, but wi-fi was good. Gets...

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morges
Reviewed 13 March 2014

It s a nice hostel not expensive, very cosy. Plus, it s a perfect location in teh middle of teh citty, to box from the market, and a The people working there are so friendly .... And very helpfull. They speak all perfect english and can help you out with issue if you dont speak spanish !! The owner is...

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Schaijk
Reviewed 12 March 2014 via mobile

Iguana hostel is a small hostel with a familair admosphere and 3 bloks from the center plaza! Nice owner, good staff and always place to talk and relax in the hangmats. Some travelers keep on hanging around for a longer period. The hostel has 2 big bathrooms and 4 toilet. Also a beautiful kitchen and foodshare happens a lot. This...

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Australia
Reviewed 5 March 2014

I stayed here in January, and really enjoyed it. The people working there were really friendly, and knew a lot about there area and how to get to places independently, and if they didn't they would find out. The place is clean, with a decent kitchen and two common areas, which was good to meet and hangout with other travellers....

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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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: $19 - $24 (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”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles bct2016, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Watch the sunset from the roof, it is breathtaking!”
 of 5 bubbles 677rustys, 3 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ask Monika and Ruby!!!”
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“the wifi is working better in the girlsdorm than the mixed dorm”
 of 5 bubbles louisebY4891OY, 6 Feb 2015 | Read review
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