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Posada del Abuelito Hostel

Calle Tapachula #18, Barrio del Cerrillo, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico

The freshly renovated Posada del Abuelito opened in 2009, offering travelers quiet, clean and safe accommodations just minutes from the heart of San Cristóbal. 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. One of the most famous and loved hostels in all of Mexico. A charming boutique hostel that offers a pleasant and cozy atmosphere that is perfect to relax and enjoy Chiapas! Just minutes from the heart of San Cristóbal. 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. Welcome! Read more

96% Overall Rating 38 out of 41 customers would recommend this property based on 41 reviews

Atmosphere 98%

Cleanliness 98%

Facilities 95%

Location 88%

Safety 98%

Staff 98%

Value 96%

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What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Luggage Room
  • Towel

Facilities

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Steam room
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup 31.81USD

Important Information

We are open from 8AM to 10PM.
For every arrival between 6-8am and 10pm-midnight, and in case of delay, PLEASE join us by phone : 00449671202397, or by email.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 07:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to San Cristobal de las Casas?

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The freshly renovated Posada del Abuelito opened in 2009, offering travelers quiet, clean and safe accommodations just minutes from the heart of San Cristóbal. 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. One of the most famous and loved hostels in all of Mexico. A charming boutique hostel that offers a pleasant and cozy atmosphere that is perfect to relax and enjoy Chiapas! Just minutes from the heart of San Cristóbal. 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. Welcome! Read more

Shared Rooms

Basic 10 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Deluxe 4 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Private Rooms

Standard Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 3 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

About Posada del Abuelito

A lovely colonial house situated in one of the oldest barrios of the city, Posada del Abuelito is a wonderfully friendly, cozy and charming posada with clean and comfortable rooms, furnished in rustic Mexican style.

Facilities include: an immaculate 9 bed dormitory, private rooms with shared bath and private rooms with en-suite bath. Guests enjoy the use of a clean, community kitchen, warm fireplace and HOT water 24 hours per day. All rooms are equipped with electrical outlets, bath towels, extra blankets and hangers.

We offer a complimentary breakfast of integral bread from a famous french bakery, homemade jam, butter, coffee, tea, milk, cereals, fruit and 2 eggs/person. Other amenities include FREE internet and Wi-Fi, FREE purified drinking water, FREE luggage storage, FREE lockers in the dorm and on-site laundry facilities. There are several places to sit, relax and enjoy our beautiful patio and small garden. Guests are welcome to spend the chilly nights in front of the fire in our living room where they can roast marshmallows, use the computer or just hang out and make new friends.

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!

In addition, we have our own filtered water tanks, so when the rest of San Cristobal runs out, we are still taking long, hot showers!

Please 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!

You can visit our website :http://www.posadadelabuelito.com/?lang=es

Accommodation Information

We are open from 8AM to 10PM.
For every arrival between 6-8am and 10pm-midnight, and in case of delay, PLEASE join us by phone : 044 967 133 47 91
Check-in time : 2PM
Check-out time : 11AM

Smoking is not allowed in any enclosed facilities.

Rooms are cleaned daily.

Please note: a DOUBLE is a room with one matrimonial sized mattress and can accommodate 1 or 2 persons.

It gets chilly in the evenings and in the early mornings in San Cristobal, so we highly recommend that you pack accordingly! We provide lots of extra blankets and a warm fire in the common room, but you might still want to have a coat or extra sweater nearby.

Location Information

Del Cerrillo is one of the oldest neighborhoods of San Cristobal, offering the world traveler a charming old Mexican flavor with cobblestone streets. This lovely, historical neighborhood is walking distance from Andador Real Guadalupe, Virgin Guadalupe Church, Santo Domingo´s Market, Central Park ('zòcalo'), the Cathedral, the White Presidential Building, Na Bolom Museum, the Library ... and more.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 3 days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.