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Yaxkin Hostel

228 reviews
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good26%
  • Average30%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
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“hot water”(12 reviews)
“the bus”(11 reviews)
“common area is”(3 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was in a nice location with friendly staff but oh my mustard were the rooms grim! The mattress was thin and covered in plastic sheeting and the base of the bed was a concrete thing which was part of the floor. No WIFI...More

Thank Arron C
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Firstly, on a good note, this hostal is located in a gorgeous jungle setting, no more than 7 minutes from the ADO bus station, so if you are arriving at night, it is a short walk and seems safe. The hostel is a converted nightclub,...More

Thank Sollerside
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Please do yourself a favor and book elsewhere. We felt that the guy at the reception didn't care about us and didn't want to be there working. Also, staff was taking a whole lot of place in the kitchen/common areas. There is a kitchen but...More

Thank Lin_V88
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

I stayed in the mixed dorm for two nights in early September while touring the ruins at Palenque, Yaxchilan, and Bonampak. While I have low expectations when it comes to hostels, I cannot recommend the Yaxkin Hostel Palenque. The dorm had four bunk beds, lockers,...More

Thank mrk252
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I only spent one night here as I had moved from a different, less than satisfactory hostel, which was a shame because the place was great. Good kitchen, nice chill-out areas and really nice friendly, helpful staff. Particularly Mario, on reception was super friendly and...More

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US$19 - US$46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Price range
US$19 - US$46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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22 December 2015|
Response from AleksandraLP | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can leave your luggage in a 'locker' at Yaxkin but there are no locks so you'd better have your own padlock. However, we didn't but we left our luggage there without locking it and it was safe. Anyway, take all your... More
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"avoid this hostel !!"
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"Double bedroom with shared bathroom has just about enough space for a double bed. Don't bump your head..."
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"you get what you pay for"
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"pick a cabin seperate from the main area, yet close to it as there are few lights to walk in the dark"
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