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Posada del Abuelito

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reisenelisa1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was on a very busy trip for our nonprofit with a lot of stress and stayed at Posada del Abuelito for five nights. The place is very sweet, away from the hustle and bustle of the downtown Andadores, but in easy walking distance. It's clean and safe. Staff and owner made me feel at home and offered a true respite...

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Vancouver
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 5 nights in San Cristobal at PDA. Smallish hostel but very social which I think is facilitated by the varied common areas including a nice room with a fireplace for the cold nights. Breakfast was good and available from 7am to 10:30. Very pleasant stay. Cold nights so bring warm clothes. Lots of good blankets for comfortable sleeping. The...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 5 February 2017

This is seriously the cutest, coziest, sweetest little hostel I have ever stayed in! I fell in love! The staff is super helpful and multilingual, especially Chon and Marcos. Breakfast is included and it was great! Toast with homemade jam, scrambled eggs, fresh fruit and fruit juice! The bunk beds were really comfortable and they had several blankets because it...

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I've initially planned to stay just a few days... ended up becoming an expert of this place trying almost all rooms :) Posada del Abuelito has been one of my favorite places in Mexico. Helpful and friendly staff, beautiful furnishings, we had a few movie nights with fire in the room with chimney. Of the tour they organize I totally...

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melbourne
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Posada del Abuelito was a great little find! about 7-10min walk to the centre of town and the Hosts/ Manager are amazing. Always willing to help with any questions and happy to book any tours for you at great prices. They really give you genuine answers to all your questions. Great garden area to relax and unwind. Free filtered water...

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Copenhagen
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We stayed there for three nights and enjoyed it a lot. the garden is beautiful, the staff is helpfull and the breakfast is with eggs, fruit, toast and the best jam in Mexico. The walk to the center is just 5-7 minutes, and the streetlights in the most of the city makes it a nice walk

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Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

I don't know where to start. Everything has been amazing, the place is cozy, with a beautifull garden perfect to chill after a long day visiting the waterfalls and around city... It has very good bed and facilities.... We originally booked just a couple of days but we ended up extending our stay other 3 nights.There is a very large...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I think it's the best hostel I've ever been in. We stayed in a private room that was cleaned everyday and was very spacious and welcoming. Everyday there was fresh water in a jar on our table and you can fill your bottles in the kitchen. The hostel is quite with a great yard with hammocks and lots of seating...

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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We were very happy to stay at this hostel. The rooms are clean and nice. The breakfast is very good - you get corn flakes and chocopops, scramble eggs, fruit, bread, jam, juice etc. However there come almost no water out of the showers.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

First, the hostel is the cutest. Everything there is full of tiny details that make the place awesomely beautiful. The open spaces are inviting you to relax. There are 3 wifis according on where you are in the property. They work very well ! The dormitory is nice. The beds are very comfortable, come with extra blanket and a personal...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A multi-awarding winning Hostel loved by guests. Posada del Abuelito a lovely colonial house situated in one of the oldest barrios of the city, Posada del Abuelito is a wonderfully friendly, cozy and charming posada with clean and comfortable rooms, furnished in rustic Mexican style. Facilities include: an immaculate 9 bed mixed dormitory, as well as a 4 bed women's dorm, private rooms with shared bath and private rooms with en-suite bath. Guests enjoy the use of a clean, community kitchen, warm fireplace and HOT water 24 hours per day. All rooms are equipped with electrical outlets, complimentary towels, extra blankets and hangers. We offer a complimentary breakfast of Eggs, Cereal,Fresh Bread, our famous homemade jam, butter, coffee, tea and fruit. The friendly, multilingual staff is on site 24 hours per day and always happy to assist with tourist information, tour and transport bookings and lots of helpful advice!Other amenities include FREE internet and Wi-Fi, FREE purified drinking water, FREE luggage storage and FREE lockers in the dorms. There are several places to sit, relax and enjoy our beautiful patio and small garden. Guests are welcome to spend the chilly nights in front of the fire in our shared livingroom -- where they can roast marshmallows, use the computer or just hang out and make new friends!Please come join us at our beautiful, historic and friendly home! It's a wonderfully warm and relaxed vibe and we would love to get to know you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Posada del Abuelito

Address: Calle Tapachula # 18 | Barrio El Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas 29220, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Chiapas > San Cristobal de las Casas
Price Range: $18 - $22 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Many backpackers go there and use their dorms. I opted for a private room w/bath as I had to work and keep strange hours.”
reisenelisa1, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“This is the place where you should profit of the incredible price for a single room, the 4 bed women room with bathroom is perfect too!”
oieiaeeiai, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“choose the all male or all female dorm for the best room”
SianAnnie, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“private rooms are not much more expensive than dorm beds”
pie12, 11 May 2016 | Read review
“If you are two people, the private rooms cost the same price per person as two beds in the dorm.”
FeistyNYC, 5 Mar 2016 | Read review
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