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Calle Chiapa de Corzo 16 Barrio el Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas 29220 Mexico See on map
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
2 Star accommodation
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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...More

Thank Rick H
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...More

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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....More

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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...More

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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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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 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.

Hotel Amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Certificate of Excellence
Mountain View, Quirky Hotels, Charming, Quaint
Number of rooms
US$13 - US$23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
iguana hotel san cristobal de las casas
MexicoSouthern MexicoChiapasSan Cristobal de las Casas
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"The hostel has two houses on opposite sides of the 'lovers' square, but both have super nice rooms."
5 Jun 2018
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"All the dorm beds I stayed in were really comfortable"
9 Mar 2016
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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..."
10 Jan 2016
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"Watch the sunset from the roof, it is breathtaking!"
3 Oct 2015
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