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Reforma # 522 | Col. Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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El Secreto B&B
Ranked #8 of 103 Oaxaca B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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105 reviews 105 reviews
17 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

El Secreto is ranked below its partner B&Bs Bugambillias and Milagros but that may not be true for everyone. With only three rooms it offers a more private experience, and its location near Llano and Conzatti parks opens up new areas of town. The rather plain façade (see photo) with no sign hides a modernly renovated interior (wish I had... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here 9 days in the December and were totally spoiled by Christina and Cecilia's good food and Juan's help. With three rooms, this B&B is quiet, private, and comfortable (especially after I had gotten another blanket when I said I was cold at night). Modern décor with art work and crafts from Oaxaca, a sitting room, three comfortable... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We spent 3 nights at Las Bugambilas in October, in the days leading up to the Day of the Dead celebration. The B&B was decked out with lots of fabulous, colorful decor. Everything was so charming, breakfast was healthy and tasty, and all the staff were very gracious and accommodating. our 2nd floor room was cozy and comfortable. We also... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We stayed here for 5 nights. Valentina is as sweet as they come. Shes an excellent cook, every morning she had ready for us delicious and beautifully displayed breakfasts. All our requests to her were solved perfectly. Doña Ceci and Juan are also very helpful and nice. We asked for different pillows and she gave us some just like the... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We really enjoyed this friendly and welcoming B and B. the place was well decorated and impeccable clean. Their staff was very very nice and the breakfast was amazing, full of flavor and attractively presented. Vale, Juanito y Ceci are very nice and charming persons. I would definitely return to this incredible place!

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Rocklin, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed the owners and staff at this adorable B and B. It is a great place to relax away from the noise of the city, and the meals are stunning in presentation and flavor. I was disappointed in the fact that you have to pay in cash, and didn't expect this when I booked. Also, since this is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

My partner and I made a last minute reservation at this fantastic BnB. From the first moment the staff was so friendly and welcoming, catering to both of our dietary restrictions with no problem. The breakfast was one of the best we had on our week-long vacation. Although pricey in comparison to other locations, you really get what you pay... More 

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Mystic, Connecticut
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We made reservations late for Las Bugambilias and were not able to stay there for our entire stay so they offered us a room at their sister inn El Secreto. It is a small, charming inn just down the street. Our room was clean, well decorated, and had a small patio with access to a rooftop terrace. We shared the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Having tried to book their bigger sister hotel Las Bugambillias but finding it full, we were offered the last room here, so we needed up with the smallest of the rooms. I am so glad we got here. It's a little oasis in the nicest part of town, basically staying in what was someones house with well decorated en suite... More 

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San Francisco, CA
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Our stay at El Secreto exceeded all our expectations! Conveniently located from all the major sites, El Secreto is a relaxing oasis after a full day of site-seeing and eating. El Secreto is a three bedroom B&B and has a beautiful rooftop deck with a fire pit and plenty of lighting to relax through the evening. The tasteful décor adds... More 

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Address: Reforma # 522 | Col. Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Oaxaca > Oaxaca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3

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