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Customer Travel Tips for San Cristobal de las Casas

89% Avg. city rating Rated by 149 customers

Activities / excursions 92%

Restaurants / eating out 92%

Shopping 83%

Chilling out / relaxing 90%

Getting around / public transport 82%

Sightseeing 90%

Culture 95%

Nightlife / partying 83%

Value for money 91%

Customer Travel Tips for San Cristobal de las Casas

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71% Avg. rating
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  • Value for money - 80%
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  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
71% Avg. rating


07 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Walk around the city. check out the views from iglesia del cerrito and iglesia de guadalupe. check out el arcotete

Liked: To feel the cold air, nice architecture, nice markets, cheap, the amount of Volkswagen buggies

Disliked: .

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17 Oct 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Stay at Mirador hostel!

Liked: Everything. Scenery, people, food, culture!

Disliked: Having to leave!

84% Avg. rating
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  • Shopping - 80%
84% Avg. rating


16 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Quedense mas dias de lo que pensaban, les va a encantar

Liked: Un pueblo hermoso lleno de gente de todas partes, mucha mezcla de culturas

Disliked: No

93% Avg. rating
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  • Shopping - 80%
93% Avg. rating


12 Apr 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: .

Liked: .

Disliked: .

91% Avg. rating
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  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
91% Avg. rating


12 Apr 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break Sports, adventure or outdoor activities Work / volunteering

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Go visit the arcotete and dont miss sumidero canyon

Liked: The variety of cultures

Disliked: Nop

89% Avg. rating
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  • Sightseeing - 60%
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89% Avg. rating


11 Apr 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Shopping Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Go out and dance through the night!

Liked: Nightlife and shopping.

Disliked: It gets a bit chilly at night ;).

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15 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Bring a jacket for the nights, it gets really chilly

Liked: Nice atmosphere with lots of cultural and natural spots to visit

Disliked: It is cold at night!

98% Avg. rating
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  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating


28 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Take the time to live the city (walking around, sit on a bench, read a good book).

Liked: Really interesting city. A lot of sites and museums to visit. A lot of culture too.

Disliked: No.

93% Avg. rating
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93% Avg. rating


24 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Be prepared for the weather - you'll need definitely an umbrella and some warm clothes.

Liked: Wonderful place with a very special atmosphere, you meet a lot of other travellers around. Also there are so cozy places for going out and have a drink or dancing at night with live music.

Disliked: The weather is really unpredictable and changes a lot during the day, also the temperatures are very different in comparison to the other places we visited in Mexico.

78% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
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  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
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  • Shopping - 60%
78% Avg. rating


16 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Bring warmer clothes

Liked: Lots to do.

Disliked: Weather.

80% Avg. rating
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80% Avg. rating


04 May 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Enjoy some Mezcal on Real Guadalupe!

Liked: Easy to walk around, very pretty, and nice and relaxed

Disliked: If you do not want to visit the indigenous villages nearby there is not much to do

91% Avg. rating
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91% Avg. rating


04 May 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Bring a jumper and maybe umbrella- bit cooler than other places in Mexico. Go see one of the traditional villages nearby- definitely worth a wander and very affordable if you take the collectivo from the top of town.

Liked: Great restaurants, easy walking distance across the city, great excursions from here to canyon, traditional villages, lakes and palenque ruins.

Disliked: Great place and would definitely return

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100% Avg. rating


27 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Make sure you bring warm clothes and if planning on going to the sumidero canyon it might be cheaper to do a tour. Ticket plus return colectivo will cost you 300 pesos per person so if you can find a cheaper tour go for it.

Liked: Clean and well located hostel with good atmosphere. Very nice host.

Disliked: Nothing

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100% Avg. rating


11 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: .

Liked: Everything is amazine, love this place!

Disliked: No.

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
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  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
82% Avg. rating


05 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Stay at posada ganesha

Liked: Hippy vibe

Disliked: Nah

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
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  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
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84% Avg. rating


11 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Events / festivals Partying / nightlife Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: Climb the Church at Real de Guadeloupe for the Sunset and go to the tiny wine bar on the Main street. Wine for 20 Pesos, free tapas and a Great atmosphere are included.

Liked: Beautiful city, Great Second Hand Stores and amazing Food.

Disliked: No

87% Avg. rating
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  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating


02 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Just walk around and enjoy!

Liked: beautiful town- so much to see and do; good food at good prices, friendly people, surrounded by beautiful nature, feels very safe

Disliked: -

87% Avg. rating
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  • Sightseeing - 80%
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  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating


01 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Family Holiday

Customer Travel Tip: Bring a jacket and summer clothes under this hahaha it can be pretty cold in the morning and warm in the middle of the day

Liked: Good restaurants, intresting churches and markets, nice architecture

Disliked: there are many children working, selling things and it makes me sad

91% Avg. rating
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  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
91% Avg. rating


01 Oct 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Eat, shop and explore the canyon

Liked: Authenticity, food, canyon

Disliked: No

98% Avg. rating
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  • Shopping - 80%
98% Avg. rating


12 Sep 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: bring some warm clothes!

Liked: Great atmosphere in the city! Everyone is friendly, and there is so much to see. you can spend all your time just walking through all the streets looking at the different markets and eating so much food!

Disliked: the weather is a bit of a shock if you are coming from the coast... it rains a lot! and flip flops are not suitable shoes on these streets when its raining!

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89% Avg. city rating Rated by 149 customers

Activities / excursions 92%

Restaurants / eating out 92%

Shopping 83%

Chilling out / relaxing 90%

Getting around / public transport 82%

Sightseeing 90%

Culture 95%

Nightlife / partying 83%

Value for money 91%

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