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Reviewed 2 April 2015

Due to illness we stayed a lot longer than planned and in four different rooms/dorms. Staff are friendly and keep place spotless. Good breakfast, hot showers, lots of blankets, hammocks, cinema room, cute dogs roaming about, pool table, tours, fire pit, close to the centre, crazy fast internet... Pretty perfect and great place to socialise and meet people. The private... More 

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Reviewed 27 March 2015 via mobile

We arrived at this hostel from Palenque in the evening. The hostel is located relatively close to most things in San Cristobal and offer tours to canyons, lakes, ruins, waterfalls and Guatemala. Every evening there's a small fire around the communal area which is a great place to meet people and warm up. The movie room upstairs has beanbags, hammocks... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 5 March 2015 via mobile

Super clean, really good free breakfast, great amenities; kitchen, cinema room, computer, plenty of bathrooms with warm showers, and a lovely vibe that attracts beautiful people. I think all travelers would enjoy staying here. Best night sleep.

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Paris, Canada
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Reviewed 31 January 2015

My wife and I stayed here in January 2015 for a few nights. The hostel seems to cater to backpackers and anything on 2 wheels, in fact you get a free night (dorm) or discount (on private room) if you're on a bike or motorcycle. The hostel itself is located about a 10 min walk from the main plaza although... More 

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Miami, Florida
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 5 January 2015

excellent location, lovely cabin-like private rooms, nice atmosphere, bonfires, nice staff, tour arrangement, beautiful common areas with garden, kitchen and movie room. the only thing would keep me from coming back is that they own a Rottweiler who they say is not aggressive but barks at people and acts like its going to skip the fence keeping him away from... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 January 2015

Enjoyed this hostel, bonfire each night which was great in winter. Staff were helpful with exploring the area. Clean, secure and well located. Private rooms were good value, they were quite large and warm.

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Reviewed 4 December 2014

This was our first hostel experience whilst traveling and it was definitely a positive one. We had a private room with own bathroom booked and on arrival tehy gave us one downstairs near to reception. Unfortunately we asked to be moved as the room was quite dark and felt a bit damp. The staff moved us without issue to a... More 

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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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Reviewed 22 October 2014 via mobile

Locked very close to the market, this hostel has private rooms with a skylight, big beds, hot water in the shower and includes breakfast. They have a few dogs at the lobby so beware if it's bothers you. They also offer tours from the hostel

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Thank Vadim L
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2014

Nice place, very friendly people and environment. The dogs are amazing!! the rooms are clean and the bathrooms as well. It's very close to the center of town where you can enjoy a coffee break do some handcraft shopping and enjoy the city.

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Kavala, Greece
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Reviewed 3 October 2014

We stayed at this hostel only for two nights. Everything was great. The staff was very helpful always willing to help you organize tours around Chiapas. The rooms were very good and clean the best thing about the hostel is the garden. Every night there were bonfires at the garden. I really enjoyed my stay there. Strongly recommended

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rossco Backpackers hostel, established in 2003, Becomes the most famous and the best hostels in San cristobal, Chiapas - Mexico. This hostel is an excellent hacienda style hostel well adapted to respond to all travellers needs, offering a wide variety of services at reasonable prices for backpackers and independent travellers world wide. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rossco Backpackers Hostel

Address: Calle Real de Mexicanos 16, San Cristobal de las Casas 29240, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Chiapas > San Cristobal de las Casas
Price Range: $16 - $31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Rossco Backpackers Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Communal kitchen so cook your own food.”
 of 5 bubbles Michiel969, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
“4 bed dom is awesome, it have his own bathroom inside (take the bed upstairs if you can)”
 of 5 bubbles stefanis819, 28 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Don't get a private room with shared bathroom, but pay the extra for a private bath!”
 of 5 bubbles Kategoesoz, 7 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Get the bed above the stairs in the 4-bed dorm if possible”
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“The private rooms are better”
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