Overview of Hostel
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
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..
Only one block away from the Plaza de la Paz (Main Square) and a short walk to the main bar and restaurant area. We are a 15-minute walk from the bus station and a short walk to the transportation to the nearby villages. We are close to the main fruits and vegetables market, as well as Santo Domingo's crafts market. There is a supermarket half a block away from the hostel, or a bus stop to take the colectivo (van) to the big supermarkets
Conditions & Policy
Credit Cards Accepted
Please Note: CANCELLATION POLICY: 72h Advance Notice (after this Period we will proceed to charge, previous notification via email to the customer, the remaining Balance for the First Night in case we can't set the rooms for some other people). CHANGE POLICY: 48h Advance Notice (is subject to Availability). Balance Payment upon arrival by Cash, Debit and Credit Cards. All Payments are in Advance. In case of NO-SHOW and NO NOTIFICATION with at least 72h in Advance, we will proceed to charge the remaining Balance for the First Night. CHECK-IN from 14:00 to 23:00. CHECK-OUT before 10:30. Taxes and Breakfast Included (Choose between Sweet, Savoury or Vegan options that change every day). Lockers, Keys, Towels and Extra Blankets included with Deposit (refundable on CheckOut).