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El Rincon del Viajero

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Portsmouth, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

Malinalli's hostel is wonderful! My husband and I loved our stay. It's in a really good location, 5 min walk from the beach and downtown Zihua. The hostel has a lovely garden with loads of plants and trees and wildlife. Our room was very clean and comfortable. Malinalli herself is a great host, super welcoming, generous, and kind. She made...

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San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
Reviewed 27 May 2016

I have been traveling almost non stop for the last 20 years in 4 continents. To find a place where you feel welcome and home is a bit hard sometimes. But el rincon was exactly that! A haven with a wonderful garden and a relaxed atmosphere. Clean, comfy and full of beautiful nature. Cheap and near the beach. In fact...

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Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Visited this wonderful Hostel rincon del viajero and wow!!! what an experience! The owner Mali was so welcoming and friendly. The culture, atmosphere and delicious fresh food was all exceptional!! Home made Waffles- Yoga - Art- cocktails - sunset Beautiful Karma....need I say more.This was just what the doctor ordered<3 Will most definitely return with friends next time. Recommended for...

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Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 23 April 2016

If like me, you are more interested in atmosphere and being welcomed not as a guest but a family member, then this is the place for you! Mali, the owner is the most beautiful creature I've ever met with her Mexican magic and openess you feel extremely welcomed. She is very helpful for tourist information as well (and knows a...

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Taranto, Italy
Reviewed 5 March 2016

I've been here a few years ago and came back this year...what to say? If before it was a bit dirty now it's very dirty and completely abandoned and the most funny thin is that it looks like the owner is not interested in it at all. Dorms are small and dirty, one of them doesn't even have a wall,...

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Malinalli5, Owner at El Rincon del Viajero, responded to this review

hi Paolo. is a shame you found the place like that,and you stayed. why you stayed? and why you didn't let me know that right away? as I see what you say is impossible. couldn,t be happened your reservation on last december as I did have voluntiers assisting the hostel such as Giaccomo and Mathew. I don't really have a...

Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

This is a magical place where magical things happen: spontaneous jam sessions, unforgettable communal dinners, friendships that last a lifetime. Every time I come here I'm struck by the feeling that there's just something special about this place and the people it attracts. The garden is so peaceful. Relax in a hammock, listen to music, have a smoothie at the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2015

This is a lovely place. We arrived unannounced quite early in the morning and Mali was warm and welcoming, offered us coffee and welcomed us into this beautiful colourful sanctuary. I had a great time playing my guitar and hanging out in the lovely shady garden. I am really grateful I found this place. There are private rooms and dorms,...

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Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

The owner of the hostal Mali was very kind to me and showed me around the local sights of zihua. Initially I had planned to stay only a couple of nights but the relaxed atmosphere of jungle like garden meant I ended up staying over a week and returned on my way back. The wifi here is quite fast and...

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Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

I only stayed one night and had to leave ASAP. I have stayed in many hostels and Rincon is one I could only recommend if nothing else is available. Mali had just returned from a trip and explained how dirty everything was upon her return. To me, it still was. The 'amazing' garden needed work, the kitchen did not have...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 20 April 2015

I really enjoyed the first two days so as long as you only cook before 10pm and don't stay more than two nights this hostal is good in a pinch! I find the room cost doesn't match the value of the rooms! I never had my bathroom cleaned in the dorm space for the whole week I was there, I...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tropical oasis with a"tranquilo" flair. We are self sustainable comunity of artists and travellers commited tocare for our health and enviroment.Travelle's nook is a home by it self for those who are looking for relaxing time or just to get over a long trip. yoga and meditation practice are avaliable everyday.our coffee sets up from 8 am. offering you vegetarian-vegan breakfast/brunch,or the catch of the day!although from noon you can refresh your self in our bio- bar with smoothies,beer,spirits or wine until 9pm. If you decide to stay more than few days ask for our art/ artcraft workshops. We are located 5 mins. Walking to the principal beach, in the traditional neifhborhood of "la noria" wellknown by the fisherman comunity and warm people.if you want to share your skills don't hesitate to ask for voluntiering! Contact us here.😉 ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Rincon del Viajero

Address: Calle Paseo de Las Salinas 50 | Lazaro Cardenas, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Guerrero > Zihuatanejo
Price Range: ₹ 1,022 - ₹ 1,090 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“If you really have to go there go to a private room...”
 of 5 bubbles paolos90, 5 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The rooms all have sliding scales and once a price is negotiated the owner changes her mind and charges full when was promised a deal!”
 of 5 bubbles jenniferdK1555CM, 19 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The dorms are being refurbished. Until that effort is complete, it's better to stay in a private room.”
 of 5 bubbles hwhite1989, 5 Apr 2015 | Read review
“VIP rooms are great and have private bathrooms and a balcony to hang out”
 of 5 bubbles simonqcx, 4 Dec 2013 | Read review
“my favorite was VIP room #1, an adorable room in the rear of the property with private bathroom with shower.”
 of 5 bubbles elvira-de-la-luna, 14 Jan 2013 | Read review
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