Puerta Vieja Hostel
Calle Diego de Mazariegos 23, San cristobal de las casas, Mexico

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Puerta Vieja Hostel is your best choice to experience San Cristobal from the very heart of the city centre. We are only one block away from the main square and a five minute walk to the main pedestrian areas where the best bars, restaurants and clubs in the city are. We will be happy to provide you with information on what to do during the day or when going out at night.

The building is a big neo-classic house, though modernly refurbished to meet the traveler’s needs. The fun and friendly atmosphere will make you feel comfortable immediately, along with our accommodation options, which are suitable for all families, individual travelers or groups of different sizes.

We guarantee spacious accommodations in the private rooms with ensuite bathrooms or in the rooms and large dorms with shared facilities, within a range of competitive prices and breakfast included.

Please note:

Cancellation policy: 48h advance notice
Payment upon arrival by cash,debit and credit cards

Check in from 11.00 to 23.00
Check out before 11.00

Continental breakfast included
Taxes included
Towels included only for private rooms, small fee charged for dorms



Once in Central de Camiones Cristóbal Colón – ADO, walk 8 blocks to North on Insurgentes street until you get Diego de Mazariegos street, you'll get Main Square there. Then, turn left to West on Diego de Mazariegos street and walk 2 blocks until you get 5 de Mayo street. Then, just walk 15mts and you'll get it on the right side of the street.

From The Airport (By OCC Transport Service): There is a Sprinters (Van) service with OCC Bus Station from the Airport directly to San Cristobal de las Casas’ OCC Bus Station. It’s 1:20 hrs from the Airport to San Cristobal de Las Casas. Once in OCC Bus Station, just walk over Insurgentes Street in direction to Zocalo (Main Square), to North. It’s about 10 blocks, until you get Diego de Mazariegos/Francisco I. Madero Street. There, turn left over Diego de Mazariegos Street and walk for 2 blocks and you will get the Hostel in number 23rd, over the left side of the Street. This is a yellow/orange big building just in the corner, 5 de Mayo Street.

From The Airport (By Car):
From the Airport, you have to drive through 157th Federal Highway in direction to Tuxtla Gutierrez looking for 160th Federal Highway. Once you get 160th Federal Highway, you have to drive over this highway in direction to Chiapa de Corzo. You might go over Cañón del Sumidero Bridge (Sumidero Canyon). Then, 10 kms before get Chiapa de Corzo, you will find a crossroad with 190th Federal Highway. You might turn left there, in direction to San Cristobal de Las Casas. It’s a 48kms Highway to get San Cristobal de Las Casas. As soon as you get San Cristobal, you might find the first crossroad with Boulevard Periferico Poniente (Peripheral Boulevard West), then you have to turn right over the Bridge (which actually is Boulevard Periferico Poniente). As soon as you go over the Bridge, turn left over Boulevard Periferico Poniente and drive through until you get Carretera Internacional / Boulevard Juan Sabines (Internation Highway / Juan Sabines Boulevard); you might notice there is a Gas Station on the left side of the crossroad. There, you run right over Boulevard Juan Sabines. Drive through until you find Teatro de La Ciudad Hermanos Dominguez (Main City Theater Hermanos Dominguez). There is a crossroad in there; so turn left to go around Teatro de La Ciudad Hermanos Dominguez (you might see on the left side of the street a mall Plaza San Cristobal and a Cinepolis Movie Theater). You will be driving now through Hermanos Paniagua Boulevard. Drive through over Hermanos Paniagua Boulevard until you get Puente Blanco (a White Bridge). In there, Calle Diego de Mazariegos (Diego de Mazariegos Street) just starts. Drive over Diego de Mazariegos for about 5 blocks and you will get the Hostel in number 23rd, over the left side of the Street. This is a yellow/orange big building just in the corner, 5 de Mayo Street.