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Azul Cielo Hostel

Arteaga | Arteaga num. 608 Centro, Oaxaca 68120, Mexico
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Ranked #3 of 85 Specialty Lodging in Oaxaca
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ended up staying here at the recommendation of another hostel in Mazunte. We were pleasantly surprised to see how nice and clean all the rooms and bathrooms were. The entire hostel is very colorful and beautifully decorated with a really nice courtyard and common kitchen area which definitely facilitated conversation between travelers. We stayed in one of the smaller... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I was really quite impressed with the Azul Cielo hostel in Oaxaca. It's about a 8-10 minute walk from the Cathedral, on a quiet road in the center. I stayed here for 4 nights (2 in dorm, 2 in private room). They have a lovely quiet courtyard, clean shared bathrooms/showers for the dorms, free wifi, simple continental breakfast included (toast,... More

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Torun, Poland
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

A nice and quiet place to stay for travellers. Amazing breakfasts. Very helpful staff. I recoment it for everybody who travells and want to stay in a clean , polite and charming place for a decent amount of money.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I stayed here for 2 nights during the festival in Oaxaca, initially I got the impression it was a really nice place, After a mix up with a bus booking I asked to extend my stay for one night and was told that the hostel was fully booked, They offered me a bicycle to check other hostels for availability... and... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I don’t know really what it is that gives this place its magic. It may be the wonderful garden where hummingbirds come and feed; or the beautiful colors blending perfectly with the blue sky, the warm and friendly staff always ready to help you, or the delicious breakfast fresh made every day, every day different… It is simply a wonderful... More

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107 reviews 107 reviews
42 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Located in a quiet area of Oaxaca, only 10-15 minutes walk from the Zócalo, this hostel is decorated with beautiful Mexican motives. The staff were very friendly and helpful. I was there during the celebrations of the Day of the Dead, and they organized a cooking class to bring the guests closer to this wonderful Mexican tradition. Room was very... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I spent one month at Azul Cielo in downtown Oaxaca. It was glorious. Sylvia and German are brother & sister, who take wonderful care of their hostel and guests. It is a great location with a city bus across the street, and about 12 minute walk to the town square. It was quiet and very clean. They have dormitories and... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

We were here for 5 nights but only because we were there during the semana santa and every where else was full. We are 4 people travelling and we had booked a four bed dorm for us. The dorm normally is used as a female dorm but it was very poor room: no lockers, very shaky beds, no mirror and... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We stayed here for three nights in April and both think it was an awesome hostel. The staff are really friendly and made sure we knew where to find good food places, supermarkets, laundromats and shops nearby. They also speak enough English to have a conversation easily which is really handy if you don't have much Spanish. The hostel is... More

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Everything was great about this hostal, but there are two negative things which are the reason I cannot rate it with 5 stars. This are noise - depending on your roomates. In the room there was practiclly hard to sleep, because of the bad quality of the mattresses. Stuff is very helpful and kind

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Address: Arteaga | Arteaga num. 608 Centro, Oaxaca 68120, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Oaxaca > Oaxaca
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