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Hostal Akumal

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White Salmon, Washington
Reviewed 7 February 2014

Erick is the best host I could imagine. He is super helpful in recommending places to go to eat, practice yoga, and all other San Cristobal experiences. Stay here if you want to have a great experience!

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Reviewed 5 February 2014 via mobile

The best place to stay in san Cristóbal, feels like visiting an old friend. Real breakfast in the mornings, the love of Chendra the dog and the view and calm of the terrace. Very cheap and worths more than you pay. I recomend you ti stay here of you want the real experience.

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Guadalajara, Mexico
Reviewed 25 December 2013 via mobile

I was a bit skeptical at first because of the size of the former room but I soon changed my mind. Loved the staff and the atmosphere in the hostel. Really felt like home! Wonderful dog too! The included Breakfast was delicious and not the usual continental breakfast you get..nice change! The staff were even nice enough to prepare packed...

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Melbourne
Reviewed 13 December 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights, right from the start the level of service & care was out of this world! There was a farmers strike on which blocked the road to San Cristobal which meant we couldn't get through on our first night. We managed to call Erick & he was able to talk to the cab driver to...

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Tulum, Mexico
Reviewed 14 October 2013

This is the second time I stayed in this hostel and I feel happy to say "This is my home at San Cristobal". The first time I was traveling by myself and this place was a great place to meet new nice people, the vibe at the hostel is calm and friendly. Erick, the owner, spent some time pointing me...

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Palenque, Mexico
Reviewed 9 October 2013

Highly recommended, only a small hostel, but it has all that you need for a traveller, and more. Every mornings breakfast was different, the coffee strong, and El Senor Erick has to be one of the most chilled dudes around. People I stayed with found the place so inviting that we spent more time in the Hostel, than outside of...

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brighton
Reviewed 7 September 2013

To have great experiences, to meet nice people, share good times, etc, etc. We felt right at home here in more ways than one. The place is warm, chilled music in the background, a good set of guests enjoying the really well laid out common area with lots of interesting photography and books. The private rooms is good and Erick,...

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London
Reviewed 5 August 2013

Can't leave a review that translates how much fun we had staying with Erick at Hostal Akumal. The man is a legend, and I would go as far as saying that it was the best hostel we stayed in all of South America & Mexico purely because Erick is such a great dude, cooks a mean breakfast, and the vibe...

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Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 23 July 2013

This was one of my favorite hostels in Mexico. The owner lives up stairs, cooks breakfast and bakes bread every morning, and is incredibly knowledgeable about the region and things for travellers to do. The hostel is small, so it feels like a more personalized experience, and during the time I stayed it cycled through some more quiet times and...

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Copan, Honduras
Reviewed 6 July 2013

This is a small hostel, only ten beds, but you are certainly made to feel like home. I stayed here long enough to thoroughly absorb what San Cristobal has to offer. Erich is a wonderful host, it is his home after all. On chilly nights he would make a fire in the fireplace. Chandra, the hostel dog, is a character...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy our delicious breakfast: homemade wholemeal bread with homemade jam, a delicious egg-dish, organic coffee from regional production and fresh milk and butter.One block away from the central zone and colorful market of Santo Domingo, Hostal Akumal is one of the most centrally located hostels in San Cristobal.Its harmonious atmosphere offers tranquility one step from the exciting downtown life.As the hosts share this house they treat the building and its inhabitants as their home and family.You can expect to curl up in front of the fireplace on one of Chiapas cool, crystal clear nights, enjoy the sun on the patio or the garden-like terrace. Prepare a delicious meal in our fully equipped kitchen, organize your travel plans in the practical book and computer corner or on the comfy couches in the candle-lit living room: The uncomplicated ambience of this place makes you get involved with other guests quickly. check in: 6:00 amcheck out: 12:00breakfast includedcredit cards not accepted ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Akumal

Address: Av. 16 de Septiembre | Between Gautemala y Venezuela, San Cristobal de las Casas 29240, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Chiapas > San Cristobal de las Casas
Price Range: $16 - $17 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Private room has the best mattresses”
 of 5 bubbles Troste, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
“I was in the dorm room, but slept a few nights in the privates as well, they all work, but nothing compares with the hot showers and the atmosphere of the place.”
 of 5 bubbles Frederikvandeurs, 20 May 2014 | Read review
“Would recommend the private room that opens to the roof terrace.”
 of 5 bubbles helensadowski, 20 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Visit San Cristobal on weekends”
 of 5 bubbles Josho23, 13 Oct 2013 | Read review
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