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    Rossco Backpackers Hostel

    Calle Real de Mexicanos 16, San Cristobal de las Casas 29240, Mexico
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    Overview
    • Excellent57%
    • Very good27%
    • Average10%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
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    “fire pit” (8 reviews)
    “private room” (11 reviews)
    “movie room” (5 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 102 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Rossco’s is a fun, friendly, clean and comfortable hostel. I visited for 3 nights and it’s great location makes it easy to explore the town. They offer tours for very good prices and helped plan my transport to Guatemala. The staff are friendly and the...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I read awesome reviews and still got pleasently surprised. Staff was amazingly kind and helpfull. Room was clean. Ideal for dog lovers and people looking for learning about other cultures. If you have the right mindset you will have a spectacular experience on the wood...More

    Thank Isaac David Q
    Reviewed 28 June 2017

    Group of 5 travellers, we negotiated the price of a group room for all of us and then the staff raised the price after the first day without any knowledge to then tell us when we checked out that we had to pay far more...More

    Thank Pez P
    Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

    Rossco was interesting. It is fairly communal but obviously the social part depends on the others who are staying. In my experience a lot of people were friendly and welcoming. The beds are comfortable but the cheapest is a 14 (I think) bed dorm room...More

    Thank Joey I
    Reviewed 14 April 2017

    I did not mind the dogs that live there. However, my friend could not breathe due to mold smell and dampness in the room and had to leave. I spent a night but felt that the owner should invest a little more in the place...More

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    Casa del Alma Hotel Boutique & Spa
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
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    • US$ 11 - US$ 36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Southern Mexico >
    • Chiapas >
    • San Cristobal de las Casas
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    Room & Suite (6)
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    Room Tips
    "Dorms and private rooms, depending on your budget and preference"
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    "If taking a private room, the roof top one is bigger, has a balcony and windows."
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    "Communal kitchen so cook your own food."
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    "4 bed dom is awesome, it have his own bathroom inside (take the bed upstairs if you can)"
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