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Rossco Backpackers Hostel

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Rossco was interesting. It is fairly communal but obviously the social part depends on the others who are staying. In my experience a lot of people were friendly and welcoming. The beds are comfortable but the cheapest is a 14 (I think) bed dorm room and its just a lot of people, no matter which way you look at it....

Thank Joey I
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not mind the dogs that live there. However, my friend could not breathe due to mold smell and dampness in the room and had to leave. I spent a night but felt that the owner should invest a little more in the place to make it more airy and drier and healthier to stay there. - The breakfast...

Thank reisenelisa1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to stay on a budget, we were able to get private rooms for the price we paid. The room was nice and the atmosphere was very friendly. The hot water was a little temperamental (warm at best) and the breakfast was toast and jam. But those are the only two faults with this place.

Thank Aaron M
Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel is nice and has a beautiful backyard. The room itself was ok, nothing special but good for sleeping as it was quiet and clean. Beds are comfortable. There are few bathrooms which are ok (nothing special but clean, hot water, toilet paper). Good place to stay, we would come here again. Breakfast is included

Thank mareikeb85
Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The rooms are basic but clean and comfortable, will do the job. Location is fine, a short walk to city center. The common area is a great place to hang out and meet people, kitchen is available for guests. A bon fire is organized in the evenings.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2017

theirs nothing particularly special about this place, but it was a hell of allot better than the other hostel we stayed at in San Cristobal. warm blankets and showers at night, a bonfire to drink and socialize. There are always people here so it's friendly, just no thanks to the staff who largely keep to themselves. If you want a...

Thank vctom
Chicago, IL
Reviewed 10 January 2017

I am surprised to say that this was by far my worst hostel experience in Mexico. The staff was first of all overworked, and is almost never available when you need them. Even when there was no line to ask a question, I was often answered with uninterested, unhelpful responses. We asked to purchase a bottle of water but were...

Thank jordanelwell
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We checked out many hostels and this one had the best of most of what we were looking for but a couple of things to be aware of. Pros - amazing fast internet and now kitchen, rooms were very clean and big. Nice courtyard and small fire in the evenings Cons - Room was freezing. Doors and windows. Not sealed...

Thank Strydom G
South Africa
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

The hostels in San Cristobal are nothing to write home about and this one isn't either but it's certainly better than the others we saw. Plusses are the good wifi and bonfire at night. The triple room was very cold as the windows and doors don't seal. The shower was diabolical as only a tiny spray of water comes out....

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This hostel ticks all the boxes: clean, central location, helpful staff, good rooms. We stayed in a private, which had its own bathroom and was located in the back of a lovely green courtyard. We especially enjoyed the bonfire on the cold evenings which was perfect to relax and connect with other travellers. Parking is on-site for small cars! Only...

Thank Matthias N

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rossco Backpackers hostel, established in 2003, Becomes the most famous and the best hostels in San cristobal, Chiapas - Mexico. This hostel is an excellent hacienda style hostel well adapted to respond to all travellers needs, offering a wide variety of services at reasonable prices for backpackers and independent travellers world wide. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rossco Backpackers Hostel

Address: Calle Real de Mexicanos 16, San Cristobal de las Casas 29240, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Chiapas > San Cristobal de las Casas
Price Range: €13 - €30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Rossco Backpackers Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Dorms and private rooms, depending on your budget and preference”
reisenelisa1, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If taking a private room, the roof top one is bigger, has a balcony and windows.”
faluchustaczek, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Communal kitchen so cook your own food.”
Michiel969, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
“4 bed dom is awesome, it have his own bathroom inside (take the bed upstairs if you can)”
stefanis819, 28 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Don't get a private room with shared bathroom, but pay the extra for a private bath!”
Kategoesoz, 7 Sep 2015 | Read review
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