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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good12%
  • Average37%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
23 Nov 2015
“great space for overlanders and campers alike, close to city center”
28 Jun 2015
“Great Campground in the Woods”
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Reviewed 23 November 2015

This small campground is located within walking distance (10-15 minutes) from San Cristobal's city center and touristy pedestrian area. As other reviewers have noted there's a lot of shade, and the bathrooms and showers are among the best I've come across in almost two months...More

Thank Daniel E
Reviewed 29 June 2015

We have a car and a tent. Rancho San Nicolas was perfect for us. We set up our tent in this campground for a few days. Showers, bathrooms, kitchen, yoga palapa. We had a great few days here. It's a bit outside of the city...More

1  Thank Global G
Reviewed 7 June 2013

This is a super popular place for overland travelers. We stayed here for about eight weeks total, both camping in our Volkswagen and renting a flat for about $350 a month (fireplace, hot water, two-burner stove, no refrigerator). The Internet is a bit frustrating and...More

3  Thank steph3280
Reviewed 29 December 2009

There is a large open palapa with common fireplace, a communal kitchen, nice hot water showers, and a very rural ambiance. The campgound and rooms are fully fenced. Frequent detonations of celebratory fireworks for the many saint's days. There is a TelMex prepaid card telephone...More

3  Thank laspenas
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Champaign IL USA
Reviewed 10 January 2003

It was inexpensive, run by a very nice lady, a short walk just outside of San Cristobal. It is in a tranquil setting, very safe, and is a good place to meet interesting European backpackers and travelers of all sorts. I have returned to it...More

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Mexico > Southern Mexico > Chiapas > San Cristobal de las Casas
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"Great for camping or for flat rental, maybe not so great for short-term stays as the rooms are a bit small..."
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