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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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202 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Located quite close to the centre but not noisy at all, with friendly staff and a nice garden which gives the surrounding rooms a chilling feel in winter... and with no heating you need a good number of blankets to keep you warm in the middle of December. Our room was not very spacious but clean and comfortable. There is... More 

Thank Jesusmiguel58
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

The only thing worth seeing is the beautiful and very well kept garden. The rooms are average, phone never worked, no heating in the room, and we had issues with the water boiler that were never fixed, I was even suggested to shower in my friends room! Not cool, man, not cool. Budget hotel, super close to downtown.

Thank Aby S

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Mexico City, Mexico
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23 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2015 via mobile

We recently stayed in hotel jovel during a visit to the state of Chiapas. We used San Cristóbal as our base in Chiapas as we took day trips to other towns. The hotel is clean and nice, and the staff is friendly and helpful. However, the rooms get very cold in the winter since they lack insulation and the hotel... More 

Thank Edward P
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2015

No heat in this hotel Just a big pile of blankets nice garden inside the building and on the roof location good But lacking of service and Very cold during the night. We had some issue with water They didnt Fix.

Thank patriziag54
Los Angeles, California
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112 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015

We came to this hotel sister for the Axkan since we need to move from one hotel to the other because no more vacancy and even the Jovel have decent rooms are far away from the AXkan . Rooms need more interior light since the windows don't bring enough outside light. Customer service is excellent. The hotel provides heat ONLY... More 

Thank MonicaNepomnaschy
Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico
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4 reviews
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

Beautiful hotel, a couple of blocks from the downtown square, highly recommended, the employees are awesome great service! The rooms well maintained, clean towels & linen, it is always nice to see the owners at all time, Will come back soon!! ;)

Thank pberumen
Portland, Oregon
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24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2015

My husband and I stayed at Hotel Jovel for 5 nights in a pretty corner room on the 3rd floor. It had outside windows on 2 sides and was very comfortable, bright and cheery (some rooms opened on the inside corridor). It had great WiFi in the room and plenty of blankets. The interior garden was beautiful with nice places... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2015 via mobile

Very pretty place, with rooms surrounding a pretty courtyard. We stayed here as we wanted somewhere with parking facilities. The views from rooftop were lovely. San Cristobal is freezing, and the rooms were cold. But had extra blankets in the cupboard. Would've been nice to have an option for a heater. Apparently, they do have heaters for hire but we... More 

2 Thank Dr_Rebecca_P
Yolo County, CA
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2014

Look-- if you haven't done anything outside of Mexico besides Puerto Vallarta, Cancun, Cabo, etc, and you expect similar lodgings-- best pony-up and get a room at your familiar chain-- can't remember if it's Best Western or Holiday Inn or whatever. If you want a decent room at a decent price that's a couple of blocks off the main walks... More 

4 Thank KingsleyM
Cajica, Colombia
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89 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2012 via mobile

Food is expensive and not good at all, the room had a black water smell and they didn't do anything with my complain. I booked 4 nights and in the third one they told me that my room was booked so I had to leave the hotel sooner and stayed at the hostal. Tours were not ok because they didn't... More 

1 Thank lotrav12

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Additional Information about Hotel Jovel

Address: Calle Flavio a. Paniagua No. 27, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Chiapas > San Cristobal de las Casas
Price Range: ₹ 2,462 - ₹ 3,351 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Jovel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Nice but cold rooms surrounding the garden”
 of 5 bubbles Jesusmiguel58, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Check the rooms to find one with more natural light”
 of 5 bubbles MonicaNepomnaschy, 18 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Ask for the second floor on the East end-- it'll give you access to the terrace with wonderful views.”
 of 5 bubbles KingsleyM, 26 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Rooms close to the restaurant can pick up the wireless internet connection”
 of 5 bubbles MarcelC550, 28 Mar 2012 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms have more light and air”
 of 5 bubbles AndyFranc, 21 Nov 2011 | Read review
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