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Hotel Abu

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Murguia #104 Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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Ranked #72 of 110 hotels in Oaxaca
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We spent 7 nights at Hotel Abu which was selected by our host and based on some previous reviews were very pleasantly surprised at the quality and service. While the rooms are not huge, the beds are very comfortable, closet was very adequate and the bath had a good size shower. The breakfast buffet was always plentiful with fresh fruit,... More

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East Lansing, Michigan
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4 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

I usually suggest that before making a decision based on Trip Advisor, that one carefully read several reviews and make an educated decision. However, in this ONE case....there is no need to read any other review. The rooms are miniscule. They resemble the interior stateroom on an old cruise ship. The rooms have no character.....no Mexican charm. They are sterile....no... More

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Durham, North Carolina, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

I was here for Day of the Dead and it was close to a lot of the holiday activities and to the Zocalo. One of the biggest drawbacks was the noise. I expect a city to be noisy, but here the noise was coming from INSIDE the hotel. The first night, it sounded like someone was power-washing the lobby every... More

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Monserrat L, Manager at Hotel Abu, responded to this review

Hello, good evening and thank you for your comment. Please if you so kind to send us the dates when you star with us, the room number and your name with you email address. Concerning about the inconvenience you have in the hotel and also at the restaurant I want to talk with you about this and offer our sincerely... More

Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Yes, in good location near downtown, but rooms extremely compact, including bathrooms/showers. Extremely noisy due to the structure of the building...can even hear guests arriving or departing. There is no hair dryer/iron/complimentary coffee, etc.. It lacks many complimentary items that other hotels in Oaxaca will automatically include during your stay...and yes, pricey too!! Definitely will not stay under this environment... More

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Tennessee
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12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Hotel Abu is in a great location, the breakfast is delicious, and the hotel is kept very clean. The shampoo, hand cream, soap, and a small water bottle are complimentary - but a slightly larger water bottle with the number 30 printed on the cap is not free. The 30 on the cap indicates that it costs 30 pesos ($2.40).... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I went to Oaxaca for our anniversary...booked this hotel based on your reviews and the price. I can tell you that the Location is more than perfect...everything is 3 blocks away. The only "con" with this hotel is that the rooms have vents in the windows so you basically hear everything like it is inside your room...our... More

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22 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

Abu hotel has an excellent location in the city center. This street connects you with most of the points of interest in the city. The room was absolutely clean,but with a little musty odor. The personnel at the front desk provide information in case you need it. Very quiet at night to sleep.Wi- Fi is free.

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

The hotel is located in downtown Oaxaca... just in the middle of the two most important points : Zocalo & Sto Domingo. Very clean hotel, great service although a little bit expensive. a little noisy when other guest arrive to their rooms (hallways) but if you don't mind a little bit of noise, this is perfect for you.

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San Francisco
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

Beautiful building, central location, helpful staff. It's lovely, it's modern (with up-to-date bathrooms) but has the courtyard architecture. I stayed with a small group and we all enjoyed the accommodations for the most part. Would I stay there again? Yes and no... Yes if I needed a nice, clean hotel room with no surprises and didn't care about the price.... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

My husband and I booked this hotel last minute. When we arrived our first impression was this is great. We booked using Expedia / Tripadvisor and had booked for 4 nights. ABU had our booking as 3 nights. After some back and forth they amended our booking. Our room was tiny. Hardly enough room for a suitcase and backpack. However... More

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Address: Murguia #104 Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Oaxaca > Oaxaca
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #72 of 110 hotels in Oaxaca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Abu 2.5*
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