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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“free breakfast”(13 reviews)
“every morning”(14 reviews)
“good vibes”(8 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Rooftop Bar
Fitness centre
Pets Allowed
2 Star Hotel
Seven 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...
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Calle Chiapa de Corzo 16 | Barrio el Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas 29220, Mexico
58.3 km to Llano San Juan Airport
127 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

I've been there for a couple of days, Good hostel value for money. Breakfast is delicious Mexican food and staff is very friendly. Perfect localization. San Cristobal is amazing, a lot of things to enjoy, but don't forget your Coat :) !!

Thank Alejandra L
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I loved every second I spent at Iguana and I would definitely recommend it to anyone who's seeking a fun and lively environment and a relaxed atmosphere, together with a friendly staff and excellent facilities. This is the right place to be to fully enjoy...More

Thank Giulia F
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Iguana hostel. The people really make this place special. There's always a lot going on and the place has a real party atmosphere. The staff incredibly friendly and accommodating and I had an incredible time with the other guests...More

Thank EdFyfe
Reviewed 9 January 2017

After a long bus ride I was really thrilled to experience the warmth and efficiency of the staff at Iguana hostel. The location is great, my bed was very comfy and warm and I loved lounging in the hammock. Oh, and breakfast was good too!...More

1  Thank margoayn
Reviewed 25 December 2016

I loved Iguana Hostel for the friendliness of the staff, its beautiful common areas and its great atmosphere. I would definitely recommend it to people who wish to meet and share with other travellers. I had a great time over there and I will keep...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
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US$12 - US$25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$12 - US$25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"The hostel has two houses on opposite sides of the 'lovers' square, but both have super nice rooms."
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"All the dorm beds I stayed in were really comfortable"
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"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..."
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"Watch the sunset from the roof, it is breathtaking!"
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