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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • Hostelworld.com are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Multi-award winning, Best hostel Mexico 2013 and 2018 , Top 3 North America 2016, 2017 and 2018!!!

Welcome to Posada del Abuelito:

Discover San Cristobal and be Charmed with Posada del Abuelito, offering travelers quiet, clean and safe accommodations Located in one of the most Beautiful Historic Neighborhoods of San Cristobal (Barrio el Cerrillo), just minutes from the heart of San Cristobal. We strive to insure that your visit is as comfortable as possible and provide lots of little extras that we know travelers come to appreciate. Posada del Abuelito is a wonderfully friendly, cozy and charming posada with clean and comfortable rooms, furnished in good Taste. Welcome to our Charming Home in el Cerrillo, Family Owned for 4 generations!

*Please Note that we are not a Party Hostel. San Cristóbal offers so many options to go out and enjoy. If you want any tips on where to go out and enjoy the party scene Our Staff will be more than happy to help out with information!

-Unique Tours and Info:

The friendly, multilingual staff is always happy to assist with tourist information, tour and transport bookings and lots of helpful advice! We have a variety of tours including an expedition to a local coffee plantation, horseback-riding, rock-climbing trips, hiking, culturally responsible visits to local Indigenous villages and more. Many tours are unique and only found in Posada del Abuelito!


-Facilities/Services:

Facilities include: an immaculate 10 bed dormitory, Girls dormitory(4 pax), private rooms with shared bath and private rooms with en-suite bath. Providing a Prefect combination for all your Needs at a Great Value! Guests enjoy the use of a clean, Beautiful community kitchen, warm fireplace and HOT water 24 hours per day with good Pressure in Showers. All rooms are equipped with electrical outlets, FREE bath towels, extra blankets and hangers. There are several places to sit, relax and enjoy our beautiful patio and lovely garden and see the Humming Birds! Guests are welcome to spend the chilly nights in front of the fire in our Living room – drink wine, roast marshmallows, use the computer or just hang out and make new friends!


-Breakfast/other Services:

We offer a Wonderful breakfast of Eggs, Gourmet Bread, Cereal, Our Famous Homemade jam, Real butter, coffee from a local Plantation, milk, tea and fruit. Other amenities include FREE internet and Wi-Fi, FREE purified drinking water, FREE luggage storage, FREE lockers in the dorms and on-site laundry facilities at a Reasonable Fee.


We work hard every day to make the Posada del Abuelito better constantly improving; taking guests needs into consideration making us one the Best Places to stay in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas!

Come join us at our beautiful, historic and friendly home! It's a wonderfully warm and relaxed vibe and we would love to get to know you!

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.7

  • Security 9.7

  • Location 8.9

  • Staff 9.6

  • Atmosphere 9.3

  • Cleanliness 9.7

  • Facilities 9.6


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    27 Nov 2018
    Lovely stay in old Mexican house. Beautiful garden, excellent breakfast with home-made bread and jam, cereal, fresh fruit and eggs. Very friendly multi-lingual staff who arranged all our tours.
    England, Female, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    19 Nov 2018
    Of the years I've spent backpacking, this must be one of my favourite hostels. The hostel itself is clean and charming. The staff are friendly and helpful. I've been to this hostel 3-4 years ago, and I've returned to the same hostel this time around. The place is still as amazing as it was years ago. Highly recommended!
    Canada, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4

    Superb

    21 Nov 2018
    Amazing hostel! It's got the essentials right - clean, quiet, great breakfast, hot water, towels, soap, nice staff, help with tours, good internet, and adorable space. The walk feels a bit long from centro when you're solo but it was always safe and I didn't seem threatened. It was nice one night there was live music which helped bring guests together, otherwise, there wasn't much going on at the hostel. I stayed in a private room with a shared bathroom and it was an amazing value! I loved it!
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 9.1

    Superb

    25 Nov 2018
    Great breakfast
    England, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Self-Catering Facilities
Services
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi

Awards

  • 2018

    3rd, Continent Winners North America

  • 2018

    1st, Country Winners Mexico

  • 2017

    3rd, Continent Winners North America

  • 2016

    2nd, Continent Winners North America

  • 2013

    1st, Country Winners Mexico

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Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Things to Note

Open from 8.00AM to 10PM
Check-in is at 2:00 p.m.
Check-out is at 11:00 a.m.
Early check-in and late-check out can be arranged.

For every arrival between 6-8am and 10pm-midnight, and in case of delay, please inform us.

Rooms are cleaned daily.
We provide lots of extra blankets and a warm fire in the common room but It gets chilly in the evenings and in the early mornings in San Cristobal, so we highly recommend that you pack accordingly.

Cancellation policy is 72 hours. Late cancellations and no shows will result in your credit card to be charged the amount of first night stay.


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