Puerta Vieja Hostel

Calle Diego de Mazariegos 23, 29240 San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico
+52 967 631 4335

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Puerta Vieja Hostel
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About Puerta Vieja Hostel

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free
Puerta Vieja Hostel is located a 3-minute walk from San Cristobal’s main square, and offers a garden with a furnished patio, hammocks and a bonfire area. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout. Rooms and dorms at the Puerta Vieja have functional colonial-style décor and wooden furniture. Dorms include storage lockers and shared bathrooms, while some private rooms have en suite bathrooms. A full American-style breakfast is included, and a bar service is available in the garden. You can also prepare meals in the shared kitchen and relax or play video games in the communal TV lounge. Bars, restaurants and shops can be found within 200 metres of the Puerta Vieja Hostel. The Amber Museum and San Cristobal Cathedral are a 2-minute walk away, while the craft market is a 7-minute walk away.

Rooms available at Puerta Vieja Hostel

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Amenities at Puerta Vieja Hostel

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Night club
  • 24hr front desk
  • Safe
  • Concierge service
  • Game room
  • Wake-up service

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • First-aid kit
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Safe
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Lockers
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Mountain view
  • City view
  • Privacy curtain
  • Storage available


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Cycling
  • Darts
  • Evening entertainment
  • Karaoke
  • Table tennis
  • Night club

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower
  • Private bathroom

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Concierge service
  • Tour desk
  • Key access
  • 24hr front desk


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Garden

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)


  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack


  • Shared kitchen
  • Bar/Lounge

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Desk

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Calle Diego de Mazariegos 23, 29240 San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas

What's nearby

  • Plaza de La Paz204 m
  • Museo del Ambar229 m
  • Mesoamerican Museum of Jade231 m
  • Amber Museum234 m
  • Mirador de la Escuela SolMaya266 m
  • Church of San Cristobal275 m
  • San Cristobal de las Casas Cathedral282 m
  • Arches of Carmen352 m
  • Handicrafts Market0.4 km
  • Foro Cultural Independiente Kinoki0.5 km
  • Ex-Convent of Santo Domingo0.6 km
  • Galeria Studio Cerrillo0.9 km



Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 11:00


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Puerta Vieja Hostel

  • Puerta Vieja Hostel is located at Calle Diego de Mazariegos 23, 0.5 km from the center of San Cristóbal de las Casas. Plaza de La Paz is the closest landmark to Puerta Vieja Hostel.

  • Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Puerta Vieja Hostel.

  • Yes, Puerta Vieja Hostel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • No, Puerta Vieja Hostel does not offer free parking.

  • No, Puerta Vieja Hostel does not offer free airport shuttle service.

  • Puerta Vieja Hostel is 44.8 km from Tuxtla Gutiérrez Ángel Albino Corzo. Puerta Vieja Hostel is 112.6 km from Palenque.

  • No, Puerta Vieja Hostel does not have a pool onsite.

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0.5 km

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