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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 10 June 2014

As a woman stated in her review, the staff who work at this place are touchy and feely with the women who stay at this place. They probably scout out young women they believe to be good looking at the bus station.The staff also behave as if they are guests in the hotel. There is a room very near to...

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Wauconda, Illinois
Reviewed 29 April 2014

My friend and I stayed in the private room on the roof that had a great view. But other than the nice lounge areas, that's about all that we liked about this place. It looked nice upon arrival because of the bright paint and the interesting decorations, but the rooms were furnished with beds that smell and the sheets were...

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San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
Reviewed 8 April 2014

If Carlsberg done hostels, it wouldn't be this. We arrived thinking great value until we saw the room, the freshly painted over mould was lovely added go the dreadful smell from the bathroom it couldn't get any more appealing. The bedroom doors are made from metal meaning every time they're closed it's like thunder.

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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
Reviewed 25 March 2014

Despite reading some negative comments for this hostel, I decided to check it out for myself. And am very glad I did....... The guys who run this place go out of their way to make you feel at home, its super clean and they check the shared bathrooms regularly topping up toilet paper and emptying the bins. There are 2...

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Sweden
Reviewed 24 June 2013

A guy approached us at the bus station informing us about the hostel, and we thought it sounded neat so we got into the taxi paid for by the hostel and went there for a three-night stay. Luckily, Luis was the one who greeted us and helped us for the most part of our first day, and he is a...

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tulum
Reviewed 16 June 2013 via mobile

We ended up here because the taxi driver recommended it and we showed up at 4 in the morning. The place was a good value, included coffee and hotcakes for breakfast, and the staff were super helpful and very nice. The rooms are small and basic, but the terraces are nice and you can meet other people here. Its a...

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Olsztyn, Poland
Reviewed 25 March 2013

Guy from the hotel found us on the bus station. It was supposed to be a room with bathroom and breakfast. He didn't mention that they have no idea about cleaning the bathroom - we could smell urine. The staff had a great fun in the middle of the night in the lobby and it was impossible to sleep. And...

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Como
Reviewed 20 February 2013

good place, beautiful atmosphere between all the guest, the night we used the shared kitchen with other guests for multicultural dinner. cheap with 2 free pc and breakfast. Near the artisan market and the food market

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2012

Not normally one for writing hostel reviews I felt compelled to in an effort to warn fellow travellers actually how awful this place is. I agree with all the other reviews here (except the few which say ANYTHING positive about this hell hole) and can easily counter planet hostals promotional leaflet which states 5 good reasons to stay here with...

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2012

We only went here because our bus arrived really early in the morning and they paid for a taxi to take us to the hostel and we were too tired to find somewhere else. The guys who ran the place were really sleezy - they kept touching us needlessly and they were always hogging the computers. Our bathroom really smelt...

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Address: Calle Cintalapa No. 6, San Cristobal de las Casas 29220, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Chiapas > San Cristobal de las Casas
Price Range: €14 - €28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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“Calm, not far away of night life in the center, terrasa with sun”
 of 5 bubbles knel1013, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We were good hostel price.”
 of 5 bubbles lina65, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay unless you want the dormitory on the roof it has windows to the outside”
 of 5 bubbles Jill3032, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Use the showers in the second floor as they have the best pressure more consistetnly.”
 of 5 bubbles 446ianz, 11 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on 1st and 2nd floor are dark and small. Rooms at top floor look better and have windows; but lots of construction noise from the neighbour house.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnDoef, 3 Feb 2015 | Read review
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