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Puerta Vieja Hostel

Calle Diego de Mazariegos 23, 29240 San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico
San Cristóbal de las Casas, Mexico
See location+52 967 631 4335
From
$46
Cheapest

rate per night

8.7
Great
based on 692 reviews
692 reviews
Room type
Provider
Nightly total
Deluxe room

About Puerta Vieja Hostel

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Latest deals for Puerta Vieja Hostel

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Deluxe room
bed type unknown
*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.
Prices are based on 1 night, not including taxes and fees

Amenities at Puerta Vieja Hostel

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Airport shuttle
  • Internet
  • Night club
  • 24hr front desk
  • Safe
  • Concierge service
  • Game room

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans

General

  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Lockers
  • Mountain view
  • City view
  • Privacy curtain
  • Storage available

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Cycling
  • Darts
  • Evening entertainment
  • Karaoke
  • Table tennis
  • Night club

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Tour desk
  • Key access
  • 24hr front desk

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance

Outdoor

  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Garden

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

Bedroom

  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack

Dining

  • Shared kitchen
  • Bar/Lounge

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area

Workspace

  • Desk

Health and safety

  • Safe

Reviews of Puerta Vieja Hostel

8.7
Very good692 verified reviews
2.4Couples
1.6Friends
0.1Families
11.9Solo
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What can I expect from the included breakfast and dinner at Puerta Vieja Hostel?

The included breakfast and dinner at Puerta Vieja Hostel are known for their delicious and varied options, creating a social atmosphere within the hostel.

Are there any concerns about the cleanliness at Puerta Vieja Hostel?

Some guests have mentioned concerns about cleanliness, including reports of bedbugs in multiple rooms and rats in the kitchen. However, others have praised the clean communal bathrooms and nice chill-out areas.

What are the highlights of the hostel's location and activities?

Puerta Vieja Hostel is praised for its great location and availability of activities, including communal breakfast and dinners, organized tours, and a variety of evening entertainment options.

Is the hostel suitable for socializing and meeting new people?

Puerta Vieja Hostel is described as extremely social and very easy to meet other people and fellow travelers, with a great vibe and a range of activities to facilitate socializing.

What practical amenities are available at Puerta Vieja Hostel?

Puerta Vieja Hostel offers practical amenities such as free Wi-Fi, a shared kitchen, a bar/lounge, and a shuttle service for added convenience during your stay.

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They offer insights and recommendations from previous guests and hotel information to help future visitors enhance their stay at the hotel.

Consider the Season

July is both the low and high season, so be prepared for varying crowd levels and possibly higher prices during this month.

Room Selection

If you're sensitive to cold, consider requesting a room in the main building as some guests reported that the private double rooms in the new building can be quite cold.

Social Atmosphere

If you're looking to meet new people, take advantage of the communal breakfasts and dinners, as well as the various activities organized by the hostel.

Language Barrier

Keep in mind that some of the tours offered are primarily in Spanish, so if you're not fluent in the language, it's advisable to inquire about the language options before booking.

Noise Levels

If you're a light sleeper, consider requesting a room away from the common areas, as some guests mentioned that noise from the social activities could be disruptive.

Check the Amenities

Take advantage of the free Wi-Fi available in all areas and the shared kitchen, which can be convenient for preparing your own meals if you prefer.

Be Mindful of Water Quality

Several guests reported issues with the water, so it's advisable to use bottled water for drinking and brushing teeth.

Staff Interaction

Engage with the friendly and helpful staff, such as Carlos and Sofia, who have been praised for their service and recommendations.

Nearby Attractions

Explore the nearby Plaza de La Paz, Museo del Ambar, and Mesoamerican Museum of Jade, all within walking distance from the hostel.

Manage Expectations

While the hostel offers a social atmosphere and various activities, be aware that some guests have reported issues such as bed bugs, rats in the kitchen, and occasional cleanliness concerns.

Location

Calle Diego de Mazariegos 23, 29240 San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas

What's nearby

  • Plaza de La Paz226 yd
  • Museo del Ambar253 yd
  • Mesoamerican Museum of Jade255 yd
  • Mirador de la Escuela SolMaya289 yd
  • Church of San Cristobal299 yd
  • Arches of Carmen386 yd
  • Handicrafts Market0.3 mi
  • Foro Cultural Independiente Kinoki0.3 mi
  • Ex-Convent of Santo Domingo0.4 mi
  • Galeria Studio Cerrillo0.6 mi
  • Na Bolom Cultural Museum0.8 mi
  • Museo de la Medicina Maya1 mi

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about Puerta Vieja Hostel

Low season

July

High season

November

Average price (weeknight)

$26
Cheapest month to stay with an average 49% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 49% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a room at Puerta Vieja Hostel

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Top tips for your stay at Puerta Vieja Hostel

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Puerta Vieja Hostel, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in July and November.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Puerta Vieja Hostel, plan to stay on a Wednesday or Sunday. The most expensive day is usually Tuesday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Puerta Vieja Hostel was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $16, while the most expensive was $16.
  • How long should you stay at Puerta Vieja Hostel? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 4 days.

FAQs when booking at Puerta Vieja Hostel

  • Where is Puerta Vieja Hostel located?

    Puerta Vieja Hostel is located at Calle Diego de Mazariegos 23, 0.3 miles from the center of San Cristóbal de las Casas. Plaza de La Paz is the closest landmark to Puerta Vieja Hostel.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Puerta Vieja Hostel?

    Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Puerta Vieja Hostel.

  • Does Puerta Vieja Hostel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Puerta Vieja Hostel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Puerta Vieja Hostel from the airport?

    Puerta Vieja Hostel is 28.1 miles from Tuxtla Gutiérrez Ángel Albino Corzo. Puerta Vieja Hostel is 69.7 miles from Palenque.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Puerta Vieja Hostel hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Puerta Vieja Hostel in San Cristóbal de las Casas and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Puerta Vieja Hostel and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Puerta Vieja Hostel.

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Good to know

Value for money

9.3

Distance to city center

0.3 mi

Nearest Airport

Tuxtla Gutiérrez Ángel Albino Corzo

Distance to airport

27.9 mi