Mon - Sun: 08:00 AM - 11:00 PM

A little bit about us

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 Main Square, and a five minute walk to the main pedestrian zones where the best bars, restaurants and shops in the city are. There are many things to do in San Cristobal, and we will be happy to provide you with information on what to do during the day or when going out at night.

The fun and friendly ambiance will make you feel comfortable immediately, along with our accommodation options, which are suitable for all - families, individual travelers, couples or groups of different sizes. Our main purpose is for you to have fun and feel cozy enjoying your visit in San Cristobal.

  • Just 2 blocks from the City Centre: at the Heart of San Cristobal.
  • Hot Water, Lockers, WiFi, 17 Full Bathrooms, Co-Working Area, Bar, Kitchen, Garden, Hammocks.
  • Breakfast, Dinner, Mojitos & Cocktails Nites, Cinema & Parties... all for FREE!

The Hostel has three common areas, for the travelers to meet and share experiences, chat and have a good time. The garden at the back has a deck and hammocks where you can chill out. BBQs take place on a regular basis, so expect a few of these! There is a Temazcal in the garden too, which is the traditional Mayan sauna, experienced through a purifying ritual. The main central patio is the place to have your meals, whether prepared by you in the fully-equipped self-catering kitchen or by our Chef, so you can taste an authentic regional or Mexican meal.

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Why choose Puerta Vieja Hostel

These are just some of the reasons why our travellers have choosen us:

Home away from Home

Our staff is focused in make you feel at home: we don't want you to leave us for a long time!

Ambience & Activities

Every day is a celebration for us: we celebrate the oportunity to have you here with us!

Perfect Location

All you need is closer than you can imagine: you will find everything in just few blocks from the Hostel.

Check our Specials

Just because we know you want to try the best Mexican & World Food!... All for FREE!

Three options every day: Savoury, Sweet or Vegan

You can choose from three different options every day

Chilaquiles, Eggs, Pancakes, Crepes, Oats, etc. These are only some of the different options we have for you to help to start your day.

Wonderful Oven Pizzas cooked in our Garden

Enjoy this wonderful dinner every Tuesday

We cook Pizzas on a Clay Oven in the Garden area, where you can enjoy it next to the bonfire and with a free Mojitos Night.

Nothing better to start a good ambience than a Mexican BBQ

Join us every Sunday in the Garden

A traditional Mexican BBQ on the Grill, cooked every Sunday night and with a great party ambience.

Tasty and homemade Grill Hamburguers cooked in our Garden

Enjoy this amazing dinner every Friday

Every Friday, we cook Grill Hamburguers in the Garden, along with a free Cocktails Night.

Get surprised often with the different meals the Chef can cook for You

Some days per week, our Chef will cook a very delicious meal for our Guests

Mexican and International Food

Which Room do you prefer?

Which Amazing Place would you like to experience?

Contact Us

Please contact us back for any information or question you have, we will be happy to help you.


Diego de Mazariegos 23, La Merced
San Cristobal de Las Casas; Chiapas