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Mexico, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent a few days in the this hostel, the vibe is great, its only a few blocks away from the ado bus station but still in the city center. Its cheap and clean, the owner Rafa, is an amazing host that makes you feel at home right away. He cooked the meal for new years dinner, for the guests...

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Reviewed 12 November 2016

I have stayed two nights. Actually place and ambiance is nice but the owner is awful. Place is close to city center and ado bus terminal. Breakfast is good. but.... beds are covered with a thick plastic makes you hot. Sheets are not cotton makes you hot. Room doesnt have a window makes you hot. Rafa (owner) is a very...

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Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Mi amigo Rafa es el mejor anfitrion! El hostal esta limpio, bonito, muy centrico, y Rafa te trata como familia!You"ll have a great time at this hostel! The facilities are clean nice and close to downtown! <3 this place and this city!

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 January 2016

I stayed for four nights. First, the locations is great. It is close from Bus Station and it takes for 15 minutes from Main Square. Second, rooom and bathroom are old and poor. Bed and sheet are clean but the quality is poor. Rooms are very hot even though there is a large fan in ceiling. It is very hard...

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lacasadeltiorafa, Propietario at La Casa del Tio Rafa, responded to this review

I agree need improvement in terms of the table I can not do anything this is a hostel not a hotel all the tourists leave their food, cigarettes, beer, water up clothes on the tables when booking a abitacion(room) please read in all pajinas(web sides) this I have written only if fans and Merida is too hot I would say...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

The hostel is pretty central, about 10 minutes from the main ADO station and also close to the main tourist areas. It's a reasonably small somewhat cramped place. I was in a 6 bed dorm, the room has a fan, it would be a lot better with AC as it's very humid and I anyways woke up caked in sweat...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

My partner and I only stayed a couple of nights in Merida for the purpose of doing a day trip to Chichen Itza. This hostel is in a good location easy walking distance from both the ADO bus station and the zocalo. the hostel itself has spacious dorm rooms with a fan bt no air con, it was quite warm...

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Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

Thank you Rafa for having me and Jenny, the hostel is fabulous. Great staff and atmosphere also, Rafa cooks a great breakfast each morning. Front dorm room is quite close to a semi busy road so bring ear plugs but definitely stay here!

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 28 March 2015

It's just a 10 minute walk from the Bus station and to the. We stayed in the private room and it was okay for 2 nights. Could be cleaner, Toilets are in Room and only covered by a small wall that is open to the top. Just some small "garden windows" without a mosquito net. Breakfast is basic but good....

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London
Reviewed 26 February 2014

Rafa is super helpful and kind - my Spanish is considerable better on leaving than on arrival thanks to him! Rooms are clean. I had a lovely time here Nice gaff and near to main bus station so super handy

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2013

I read the reviews here on Tripadvisor but didn't realise they were all a few months old. We were in this hostel a few days ago, and it really felt like the glamour days of this hostel have already passed. The pool was not available, the hostel nearly empty, and it was basically a mess. Things strewn everywhere in the...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 situated only minutes from the ADO bus terminal and the main plaza in Merida. It's easy to make yourself comfortable with us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Casa del Tio Rafa

Address: 65#589 X 72 y 74 Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Yucatan > Merida
Price Range: ₹ 818 - ₹ 1,161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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