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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 27 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 11 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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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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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Lovely location next to the food and artesanía market, gorgeous views and sunsets from the roof. The staff are awesome and make great breakfasts every morning. There is a really nice atmosphere- chilled evenings drinking and chatting by the bonfire, and the staff know where to go to party all night.

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Sydney
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Iguana hostel has such a good atmosphere. People who work there are actually travelers, who know what travelers like. Also, it has a nice garden, and a rooftop terrace, very enjoyable in sunny days. Good breakfast included and very close to the market.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 24 April 2016

I intended to stay here 2 nights, but I stayed a week. Never experienced such a great vibe in a hostel like in Iguana! Very laid-back and a great social vibe. In other hostels I found it difficult at times to connect with other travelers because those hostels were bigger and more anonymous. But Iguana is small and cozy, and...

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Linz, Austria
Reviewed 2 April 2016

I stayed at Iguana for a couple of nights when visiting San Cristóbal de las casas for the first time and instantly felt at home there. The staff (mostly volunteers and travellers themselves) is sooo friendly, easy going and helpful. They prepare delicious breakfasts every morning, and often light a fire in the backyard at night (some days there is...

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  • Free Breakfast
  • 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: $18 - $23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Iguana Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 5
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Iguana Hotel San Cristobal De Las Casas
Iguana Hostel San Cristobal De Las Casas, Chiapas
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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!!!”
 of 5 bubbles KarolaRS, 11 Jul 2015 | Read review
“the wifi is working better in the girlsdorm than the mixed dorm”
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