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hostel La Casa del Tio Rafa

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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good17%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“private room”(4 reviews)
“small pool”(3 reviews)
“bus station”(2 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Pool
Kitchenette
Wheelchair Access
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
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Fitness centre
Cultural or language differences are not barriers in Merida, they're opportunities to open doors. Come on in!In its first year hostel "La Casa del Tio Rafa" has made itself known as an intimate, non- classic hostel with maximum capacity of 15; you won`t be overwhelmed.The hostel is...
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Location and contact
65#589 X 72 y 74 Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
4.2 km to Rejon Airport
21 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
2.5 km from Paseo de Montejo
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

I’ve been visiting Tio Rafa’s house upon suggestion of a Mexican friend of us. We rented out the big private room for really cheap and we had a great time at the hostel! Weather was really warm in Merida during our stay :) we found...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

This hostel is close to the main square, and the Ado CAME bus station. The dorm we were in housed 3 bunk beds and some lockers and cost $155MXN. This cost included breakfast, which were two delicious pancakes. The host was fantastic, offering free maps...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

the hostel is very cute, lots of paintings evrywhere. the garden is as well really nice to eat breakfast and the rooftop to chill and enjoy sunsets. negative points : cold and dirty showers, toilets' flush doestn't work everytime

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Reviewed 1 July 2017

To be honest I don't understand all the good reviews about this place. It is true that Tio Rafa literally opens his house for you to stay, but it doesn't make it a good hostel. I stayed in a dormitory and the room doesn't have...More

Thank rucksackmaedchen
Response from lacasadeltiorafa, Gerente at hostel La Casa del Tio RafaResponded 3 July 2017

Dear rucksackmaedchen, Thank you for you comment. You are correct that we do not have air conditioning, but we do supply ample fans which serve as the ventilation system. The common area is smaller than some other hostels but we have lots of space in...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

La Casa de Tio Rafa is a very welcoming place with a cozy and beautiful little garden and small pool in the backyard. The little oasis is built and run by Tio Rafa, who felt like a good friend from the beginning. Would love to...More

Thank JonasGer17
Response from lacasadeltiorafa, Propietario at hostel La Casa del Tio RafaResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you for your comment! I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay in my house. This is exactly my motivation to continue to work and give my guests a good service. El Tio Rafa

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Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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US$ 14 - US$ 20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"i would take the one on the back for ptivacy"
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