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Posada del Abuelito Boutique Hostel is located in San Cristóbal de Las Casas’ town center. Free Wi-Fi access is available and breakfast is included with the rate. The rooms and dormitories have wardrobes. Some rooms have a garden view, while others have a private bathroom. This colonial-style property has a dining area that opens from 06:00 to 10:30 for breakfast service. At Posada del Abuelito Boutique Hostel you will find a garden, a terrace and a shared kitchen. Other facilities offered include a tour desk. San Cristobal’s Main Market can be located 1969 feet from the property. The hostel is 656 feet from Na Bolom Museum, 1969 feet from Santo Domingo Church and 2625 feet from the central plaza and park. The property offers free parking.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Posada del Abuelito (Hostel) has been welcoming guests since Nov 9, 2013

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in San Cristóbal de Las Casas, this property has an excellent location score of 9.0!

Breakfast Info

Continental, American

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Room Type
1 twin bed
1 full bed
1 full bed
1 bunk bed
2 bunk beds
1 full bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for San Cristóbal de Las Casas
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  • Kokonozi
    We really enjoyed our stay in this hostel and we would recommend it to everyone. The property was very pleasant to stay as it gave a bit of traditional Mexican vibe. Besides that we felt very safe and peaceful. Everything was super clean and the...
  • Lea
    The athmosphere and the staff were amazing. Cozy, clean and very welcoming hostel. We spent three nights here and could have stayed a lot more.
  • Liza
    Everything was spotlessly clean and the rooms cleaned daily. The breakfast was great, staff friendly and helpful. Nice and quiet at night to get a good sleep. Lots of drinking water available. I can see why this hostel is rated so highly
  • Kimberly
    It was super comfortable, felt like coming home every night. Friendly, accommodating vibes, amazing free breakfast served with smiles. Breakfast was a great social time for the hostel. tours, extra blankets, hot water, clean. pretty sweet
  • Pauline
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great breakfast, quiet location that's still close to all the action.
  • Terry
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Loved the main grounds - courtyard area, cozy living room with fireplace, lots of conversation areas, and bustling, welcoming kitchen and communal dining area. The breakfast was wonderful (thanks Nancy!). Loved our first room on the courtyard -...
  • Erika
    Clean, quiet, excellent breakfast (including when we arrived exhausted from our night bus, which was so appreciated!), and helpful staff
  • Thomas
    Friendly and helpful staff. Lots of activities. Breakfast was good. Location is close to central. Wifi was good.
  • K
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Breakfast was hearty and delicious. Each person got two eggs cooked to your liking, and there was also beans, toast, fruit, cereal, coffee and tea.
  • Esther
    There were lots of common areas so it didn’t feel crowded.

Property questions and answers
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  • How much does it cost to rent a lock?

    All lockers include a key for them for Free. You can also use padlocks but we don't have any but usually you can buy one for 20-30 pesos.
    Answered on 15 September 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Yes we do
    Answered on 15 September 2019
  • Is there a private room for couples?

    Hola! We have several private rooms available. Four rooms offer private bathrooms it is a great place to visit for couples. Kind regards
    Answered on 14 June 2022
  • Is it possible for 3 people to stay in the studio room, as it has one double bed and one bunk bed?

    Hello there, in the studio room We've one double bed and also a bunk bed, so it is possible for 3 people.
    Answered on 19 October 2022
  • Please let me know what is your Internet speed test results. I work and travel. I need fast and reliable internet. Thank you

    Hello there. We got tested Our internet speed and it's 48 Mbps. Let us know if We can help you with somthing else.
    Answered on 23 September 2022
  • Do you have free motorcycle parking?

    Yes we offer parking for free for cars and motorcyles. Kind regards
    Answered on 14 June 2022
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Amenities of Posada del Abuelito (Hostel)
Great facilities! Review score, 9.4

Most popular amenities
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle (free)
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Cooking class
    Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Movie nights
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Kid-friendly buffet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges may apply.
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

Posada del Abuelito (Hostel) takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Payments by takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.

The fine print

Payment is also possible by bank transfer. Please contact the property in advance for more information, using the contact details provided on your booking confirmation.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please inform Posada del Abuelito (Hostel) of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.