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Rossco Backpackers Hostel Reviews

Real de Mexicanos # 16, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico

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88%

Rating
719 Total Reviews
  • 91%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 85%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 86%Facilities

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89%

The hostel had a really nice athmosphere with a central square where you could sit down to rest. We had a private room and it was very clean and quite big. It is also possible to book tours in the hostel, they are very cheap compared to similar tours. I would definately come back here, if I would visit San Cristóbal de las Casas again!


86%

If you can make the shower in venus room work better. And get a stronger wifi signal around the the whole site this Hostel would be perfecto...


89%

Really nice hostel with a great atmosphere! It's easy to meet people and the bonfire is nice. It's super clean, you constantly see a person cleaning something. They offer good tours too and we enjoyed the movie room. But it's quite noisy, we could hear the television as well as the music and people outside.


91%

Great place to stay: Clean and quiet roomes, beautiful garden (with lots of dogs hanging around), very friendly staff. Nice atmosphere. Breakfast was a bit below average (toast, cereals and 1 fruit). Good value for money, highly recommendable.

  • 12th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


100%

The staff were extremely welcoming and so willing to help us from booking day trips, to showing us local spots to go and organising airport transfers. It had a good vibe, open fire every night and our private room was awesome! very clean and tidy place with the bonus of a continental breakfast!


91%

Very good place to stay


100%

padrísimo ambiente y los hosts son muy buenos, la ubicación ni se diga, buenisima


94%

So beautiful and nice place, the staff is really friendly.


94%

One of the staff members ran after us four blocks from the hotel to warn us that the taxi driver said there was lots of traffic that day and we should schedule our taxi to the airport sooner, so we wouldn't miss our flight. We want to say thank you so much for going above and beyond with that.


54%

This place is dirty please clean it up, thank you


71%

Cool hostel - recommend getting a dorm room with an ensuite. The bathrooms are located on another side of the courtyard leaving a very cold waiting line for the shower in the mornings. Don't go upstairs to the cinema room - very scary dogs in cages, the other dogs on the property are fine though.

  • 20th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Really excellent hostel near the zocalo. Facilities and the general setting, gardens and relax areas are perfect. The rooms are fabulous, especially no 12 with a great balcony, very clean and facilities are all tip top. The staff are super friendly and helpful, you can book all the tours here and buses to everywhere. A great place to stay in San Cristobel.


91%

Nice hostel, Great breakfast. Fun bonfire. Downside was no power sockets in my dorm.


97%

pretty nice place


54%

Is a good hostel if you want to party and drink. Breakfast is very poor, a couple of slices of bread with tiny portions of butter already on the plate. The rooms do not have plug sockets so you must charge anything outside in the communal areas, which is a worry as people come in and out all day. Biggest problem are all the dogs, (counted 5) one is an aggressive Doberman that tried to bite a girl when I stayed there. Would only recommend if you like drinking with Aussies.


83%

I enjoyed my experience. The only thing is how cold it is at night. Soooo cold. Extra blankets are needed!

  • 30th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


69%

Part of the staff was really friendly and helpful, but other staff members were really unfriendly. Also only part of them speaks English in the reception and if you are not good enough in Spanish you may face with some language barriers. Wifi sucks and the computer was out of order when I was there.

  • 26th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Hungary
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)




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