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Reviewed 3 March 2013

Great owners, great hostel, great atmosphere. Really good breakfasts, warm fires in the evening and like minded guests. The bathroom was clean, they were relaxed about us turning up at 5am to check in and didn't even charge us for an extra night and provided us with breakfast free if charge for the first morning even though we had not...

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Reviewed 13 February 2013

Not only was this place available right when I needed it most, but since my stay there I've made great friends with the guests and owners. Their willingness to go beyond "the call of duty" has won my heart and my friendship... I would definitely return to this place without a doubt should I visit Chiapas again... I may just...

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Derry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2013

Akumal deserves their 5 star rating. Eric is an amazing host and so helpful, he gave us all the info we needed for around San Cristobal and helped us organise our onward journey south the following day. It's Eric and his girlfriend's house and you immediately feel all the warmth and cosiness of being in a real home with hosts...

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Antigua, Guatemala
Reviewed 7 January 2013

I stayed at Hostal Akumal over the winter solstice and Christmas, making it my third stay in 2012. Each time I have stayed at Akumal I have had memorable experiences and this was no exception. Erik, Chincya and dog Chandra made these holidays a great celebration with their welcome, their ever beautiful and clean hostal, the wonderful music we enjoyed...

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Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 29 October 2012

Came for a few days, found myself (and other travelers) staying for more then a week... It was just to good! The ambiance is pleasant, the hosts are friendly and helpful, and make your life comfortable and fun.

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Reviewed 19 September 2012 via mobile

We stayed with Erick - Chincya - Chandra for 2 nights and could not recommend the place more - great value - super breakfast prepared by Erick every morning - very friendly and helpful Hostal. Emma & Shane

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 July 2012 via mobile

The guys who run the joint are very welcoming, friendly and laid back without any overly strict rules. The hostel has many facilities such as computer,  WIFI, kitchen, fridge, hot water shower (when switched on) and a book case. All of these features tick the right boxes however, the hostel is kinda small and actually feels like you're staying over...

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AKUMAL H, Propietario at Hostal Akumal, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. We kindly appologize for any inconveniences during your stay. We (the owners) have been away for the summer months and left the hostel to somebody else (who ensured us to look after it as we do, but it seems like they didn't) so we hope that, if time and place allows it, you'll give us...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 24 April 2012

Arrived very late into town on Easter weekend & Erick kindly provided me with a space to stay. The hostel is big and open, well located and the atmosphere is friendly and safe. Nice mix of national & international visitors.

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Antigua, Guatemala
Reviewed 28 February 2012

I escaped after a very uncomfortable night and a terrible breakfast at Rossco's backpacker hostel. The moment I met Erick at the door of Hostal Akumal and saw the lovely house, the chill terrace, the hammocks, the living room and all the care that has obviously gone into creating an outstanding experience for budget travelers -- I knew this was...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2011

We arrived at the bus station at San Cristobal de las Casas late one night to discover we had missed our connecting bus. Needing a place to stay for the night we were soon introduced to hostel manager Erick who was helpful to the extent he even carried my bag to the hostel. The hostel had a warm, relaxed and...

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hostalakumal, Owner at Hostal Akumal, responded to this review

thanks!!! =)

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy our delicious breakfast: homemade wholemeal bread with homemade jam, a delicious egg-dish, organic coffee from regional production and fresh milk and butter.One block away from the central zone and colorful market of Santo Domingo, Hostal Akumal is one of the most centrally located hostels in San Cristobal.Its harmonious atmosphere offers tranquility one step from the exciting downtown life.As the hosts share this house they treat the building and its inhabitants as their home and family.You can expect to curl up in front of the fireplace on one of Chiapas cool, crystal clear nights, enjoy the sun on the patio or the garden-like terrace. Prepare a delicious meal in our fully equipped kitchen, organize your travel plans in the practical book and computer corner or on the comfy couches in the candle-lit living room: The uncomplicated ambience of this place makes you get involved with other guests quickly. check in: 6:00 amcheck out: 12:00breakfast includedcredit cards not accepted ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Akumal

Address: Av. 16 de Septiembre | Between Gautemala y Venezuela, San Cristobal de las Casas 29240, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Chiapas > San Cristobal de las Casas
Price Range: €10 - €17 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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