Posada del Abuelito
A lovely colonial house situated in one of the oldest barrios of the city, Posada del Abuelito is a wonderfully friendly, cozy and charming posada with clean and comfortable rooms, furnished in rustic Mexican style.
Facilities include: an immaculate 9 bed dormitory, private rooms with shared bath and private rooms with en-suite bath. Guests enjoy the use of a clean, community kitchen, warm fireplace and HOT water 24 hours per day. All rooms are equipped with electrical outlets, complimentary towels, extra blankets and hangers. We offer a complimentary breakfast of fresh bagels or pan dulce, jam, butter, coffee, tea and fruit.
The friendly, multilingual staff is on site 24 hours per day and always happy to assist with tourist information, tour and transport bookings and lots of helpful advice!
There are several places to sit, relax and enjoy our beautiful patio and small garden. Guests are welcome to spend the chilly nights in front of the fire in our shared TV room -- where they can watch movies, roast marshmallows, use the computer or just hang out and make new friends.
Other amenities include FREE internet and Wi-Fi, FREE purified drinking water, FREE luggage storage and FREE lockers in the dorms. In addition, we have our own filtered water tanks, so when the rest of San Cristobal runs out, we are still taking long, hot showers!
Please come join us at our beautiful, historic and friendly home! It's a wonderfully warm and relaxed vibe and we would love to get to know you!
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour security
- Airport transfers
- Bicycle hire
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Book exchange
- Breakfast Included
- Common Room
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Wifi
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Outdoor Terrace
- Reading Light
- Safety Deposit Box
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels Included
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 3 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Open from 8.00AM to 10PM
Check-in is at 2:00 p.m.
Check-out is at 11:00 a.m.
Early check-in and late-check out can be arranged.
For every arrival between 6-8am and 10pm-midnight, and in case of delay, please inform us.
Rooms are cleaned daily.
We provide lots of extra blankets and a warm fire in the common room but It gets chilly in the evenings and in the early mornings in San Cristobal, so we highly recommend that you pack accordingly.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
Directions from Central Park:
Walk up Real de Guadalupe, which is a street with no cars. Go straight, to Diego de Dugelay Street and make a left. Walk four blocks until you find Calle Tapachula and turn right (it is a cobblestone street). You will find our Posada on the left side of the street a little more than half way down the block (Look for the number 18).
If you arrive at Cristobal Colon Bus station (OCC): Take Calle Insurgentes and walk all the way until you find Central Park. You will recognize the park by the two floor \\\'gazebo\\\' located in the center. Then proceed using the above directions.
By Taxi: Advise your taxi driver that you are going to Posada Abuelito at Called Tapachula #18 between Ave. Diego Dugelay and Ave. Vicente Guerrero.
El Cerrillo is one of the oldest neighborhoods of San Cristobal, offering the world traveler a charming old Mexican flavor with cobblestone streets, historic homes and brightly colored bougainvillea flowers.
We are centrally located just five minutes from the vibrant walking streets of the Andador Real Guadalupe -- where you can enjoy an exciting nightlife, shop the boutiques or simply relax, drink wine and be entertained by one of San Cris's many talented street musicians.