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    La Casa del Tio Rafa

    65#589 X 72 y 74 Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
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    Traveller (18)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Pool & Beach (4)
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    Overview
    • Excellent64%
    • Very good16%
    • Average14%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    “small pool” (3 reviews)
    “few blocks” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Kitchenette
    Wheelchair Access
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    1 - 5 of 25 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    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 La Casa del Tio RafaResponded 3 weeks ago

    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 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

    Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

    I had a wonderful stay at La Casa del Tio Rafa. I was only going to stay one night but it turned into 4 or 5. It felt like being home. Rafa makes a delicious breakfast every morning. Small hostel makes it comfortable and cozy....More

    Thank Kelsey W
    Response from lacasadeltiorafa, Propietario at La Casa del Tio RafaResponded 19 May 2017

    Thank you for your comment. We are glad that you felt at home in my home and that you enjoyed every breakfast. This is the reason that we work so that the guests might feel at home and enjoy their stay. El Tio Rafa

    Reviewed 2 January 2017

    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...More

    Thank MiriamFV
    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...More

    Thank Tugce M
    Response from lacasadeltiorafa, Propietario at La Casa del Tio RafaResponded 17 November 2016
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • USD 15 - USD 22 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Location
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    • Yucatan Peninsula >
    • Yucatan >
    • Merida
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    Traveller (18)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Pool & Beach (4)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (40)
    Family and Play Areas (15)
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