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Calle Diego de Mazariegos 23 Barrio de La Merced, San Cristobal de las Casas 29240 Mexico See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Free Parking
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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful hostel, real family vibe (which is an accomplishment for such a large place... Its huge!) From reception, to the kitchen staff, the owners and gardeners, I felt very welcomed. In addition, the facility is incredible: hot showers, yummy breakfast options, cinema, beautiful garden to...More

Thank Julianne W
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Stay at Puerta Vieja hostel and experience a true Mexican and friendly vibe. A little warning, you may end up staying longer than expected. Here at Puerta Vieja they serve FREE breakfast every morning, and not the boring coffee and toast kind of breakfast, but the option...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Where to even start?! They provided breakfast, but also a communal kitchen so you had both choices. Oh, and your first breakfast was free! Great little bar that goes off at night, yet the rooms are far enough away from the noise, so it's perfect...More

Thank DanieD89
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

This place has everything you need- chill spaces - nice vibe - great food! Location is perfect - the staff are super helpful and friendly. Always fully booked - so make your reservation in well in advance.

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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Puerta Vieja was the most beautiful hostel. Vivid and laid-back at the same time, it was my personal Rivendell when I travelled Mexico in spring 2017; a good place to relax and contemplate on journey and life together with kindred folks from all over. Breakfast...More

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Description
Puerta Vieja is a brand new hostel, recently opening its doors with the certainty of becoming one of the top traveler’s spots in no time. The reasons for this are simple: a stunning neo-classic house, with ...More friendly, helping, fun staff willing to make your stay as comfortable and pleasant as possible. A great ambiance, in a fabulous location: only a block away from the main square (Zócalo). Tasty meals and good parties, an approach to the cultural diversity this beautiful city has to offer, a rooftop terrace with a view that will take your breath away, a massive garden with a Temazcal (Mayan sauna) and hammocks in it. Different room sizes: private bedrooms, small and big dorms, depending on your needs and privacy desires. The freedom to cook your own food or treat yourself with one of the delicious meals our top chef has to offer. All in all, the possibility for the traveler to fully enjoy San Cristobal in a nice, friendly, clean, spacious hostel.We are in the very heart of the city centre: Only one block away from the main square, and a five minutes walk to the main pedestrian zones where the best bars, restaurants and clubs in the city are. There are many things to do in San Cristobal, and we will be happy to provide you with information on what to do during the day or when going out at night..The building is a big neo-classic house, though modernly refurbished to meet the traveler’s needs. The fun and friendly ambiance will make you feel comfortable immediately, along with our accommodation options, which are suitable for all families, individual travelers or groups of different sizes. There are 17 full bathrooms which are spacious and clean at all times. Our main purpose is for you to have fun and feel cozy enjoying your visit in San Cristobal.The hostel has three common areas, for the travelers to meet and share experiences, chat and have a good time. The garden at the back has got a deck and hammocks where you can chill out. BBQs take place in a regular basis, so expect a few of these! There is a Temazcal in the garden too, which is the traditional Mayan sauna, experienced through a purifying ritual. The main central patio is the place to have your meals, whether prepared by yourself in the fully-equipped self-catering kitchen or by our chef, so you can taste an authentic regional or Mexican meal. The rooftop terrace offers one of the best views of San Cristobal while enjoying popular drinks from Chiapas, Mexico and around the world.We guarantee spacious accommodations, be in the private rooms with ensuite bathrooms or in the rooms and large dorms with shared facilities, within a range of competitive prices, breakfast included. Our private rooms with ensuite bathrooms cater up to four people, whilst there are private rooms with shared bathrooms catering from three to six people. We have two large dorms, for eight and sixteen people each.Meeting other fellow travelers at Puerta Vieja Hostel will be simple, as different kind of activities are daily organized, such as tours, theme parties, pub crawls, all this with no curfew.Daily housekeeping and clean fresh bed linen are included in the price. Towels are included for private rooms or available to dorms for a small fee. Wi-Fi, hot water and power showers and luggage storage are among the services the hostel provides for free. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$15 - US$19 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Mexico > Southern Mexico > Chiapas > San Cristobal de las Casas
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$15 - US$19 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Mexico > Southern Mexico > Chiapas > San Cristobal de las Casas
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"with own bathroom would be just great but if not, also good."
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"Rooms upstairs and away from the hostel bar are quieter."
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"Best dorm in the terrace"
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"Although the dorms are great, the private rooms on the second level are the best ive had in a hostel (minus a..."
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