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Groningen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 December 2013

This was our last stop in mexico before heading back to europe and we are really happy that we chose to stay in hostal Zocalo. Location was amazing and it allowed us to explore Merida a lot since we stayed only for 1 day but we were very lucky since it was local festival when we were staying. Stuff was...

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Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 December 2013 via mobile

This hostel is in a great location in an old building in Merida's central plaza. The rates are very reasonable and include breakfast. However the service is very "functional" and the toilets got pretty awful at times. Not having soap in the bathrooms to wash your hands is pretty inexcusable, and makes you hope the cooks were washing theirs.

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 30 November 2013

The location of the hostel is absolutely perfect. Step out of the hostel and cross the street to the main plaza. The breakfast is wonderful--lots of fresh fruit, cereal, omelets made to order and breads. Purified water was always available. Staff was friendly and helpful. Be sure to stay over a Sunday when the whole central area becomes a party....

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 14 November 2013

Stayed for 3 nights in the shared bathroom double room. Our first room was along the hall way with only a tiny hig up window, boyfriend tends to get headaches from stuffy air so asked if we could change rooms. One double room was available being the one that has a tiny balcony and looks out over the square. We...

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Chiapas
Reviewed 18 October 2013

I stayed at Hostal Zocalo for two nights and loved it. The girls dormitory is well organized, with comfy beds, natural light and very clean. The bathrooms are big, clean and ventilated (no odors) It's really well located, downtown, still quiet. There were people from all over the world, all ages, travelling solo or in couples. The best part was...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 18 October 2013

We stayed in Zocalo for 4 nights. The first three in a room with private bathroom which was comfortable and clean. Rooms with private bathroom are all one level down from the common area whereas dorms and rooms with shared bathroom are on the same level. Our last night we stayed in one of the four rooms with balcony facing...

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Tauranga
Reviewed 15 October 2013

Very well priced with the good vibe of likeminded travellers with a nice central hangout area. No air conditioning but it is a backpackers not a hotel. Very good ceiling fans which did a fair job of helping you sleep.

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London
Reviewed 2 October 2013 via mobile

I loved this place! Can't recommend it highly enough for the location, the staff and, of course, the legendary breakfasts! Moises, the owner is a great person to know and really cares that everyone staying there is happy. From the info and advice on offer, to the generosity, warmth and hospitality, all in all a top place to stay! And...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2013

Excellent location, right in the centre. Rooms are fairly spacious and breakfast is quite generous with fresh omelettes being served. Quite clean in general. It's a lively hostal, and a great place to meet fellow travellers if you're on your own.

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 21 September 2013

I was there with my boyfriend for 4 nights earlier this year, good price and wonderful atmospheare! we had a private double room and the bed was big and very comfortable! just a bit noisy in the evening cause people were staying up late under the porch and chatting.. but who cares, you're in mexico and on vacation! ;) the...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Old residence of the famous yucatecan artist Jose Peon Contreras, located in the heart of Merida, with a spectacular view of The Plaza Grande on 63rd Street in the ancient Mayan City of Tho' founded, whatever it was rigth in the palace of warriors. Here is your home! We ensure that your rest is pleasant, with hot water, comfortable beds and clean cotton sheets. The kitchen is the heart of this space, where you can meet people from all over the world, that tell fantastic historis about great travelers... In a creative and free environment. And to be sure you will to the march whit a firm step through these lands of the Mayab, we offer the best breakfast you can find, rich, healthy, varied, plentiful and quality; whit all The fruit you could want, eggs, cereal, bread, milk, coffee, tea, jams, caramel milk, peanut butter, honey, brown sugar, yogurt and more.... YOUR ARE WELCOM! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Zocalo

Address: Calle 63 #508 Planta Alta x 60 y 62 | Off he central square of Merida City, Merida 97000, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Yucatan > Merida
Price Range: $20 - $25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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“If you are two people it is worth getting a double room, some rooms you can hear the cross walk chime all night.”
 of 5 bubbles mayanv2017, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Chose one away from the street for a little less noise.”
 of 5 bubbles lawbroad, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The girls dorm is very hot”
 of 5 bubbles Faithalicious_x, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The rooms with balcony are great, with a beatiful view of the Zocalo”
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“Book in advance during high season, they fill-up quickly.”
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