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Paulina Youth Hostel

Trujano 321 esquina Diaz Ordaz | Centro Historico, Oaxaca, Mexico
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Oaxaca, Mexico
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106 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I really liked the location of Paulina. This hostel is located near the Zocalo. It's one of the best options that you have. Friendly staff who gave me lots of info about what to do in the area. If you like meeting others travelers, you'll have a great time here

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Toluca, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

this is a full hostel architecture, and have everything you need , this hostel is the world lead on hostel should be, the rate is regular but give you the most of your money and experience that leads you to end up giving gratuity for their great SERVICE and food .

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I went on a mission trip many years ago here and had no complaints about staying here. The cost of the rooms and amenities was very affordable and was secure. Enjoyed the delicious breakfasts and wonderful location in the town for our needs.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

+ breakfast: eggs, toast, cereal, fruit, coffee, tea, orange juice + location: 5 min to zocalo + clean + good WiFi - only one plug in the room - if you sleep next to the street it's very noisy (and we're used to noise) - they charge you to use the internet on the computer - no atmosphere/nice furniture at... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I have stayed at Hostel Paulina probably 5 times since 2007 and it's always been excellent. The staff is incredibly helpful. (I had credit card problems and they were amazing) They remember me by name when I return-and years later recognize me in the streets of Oaxaca and say hello. I agree with one reviewer that it can be noisy-but... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

It was good for relaxing and visiting around! The beds are fine but not wonderful as thought as being orthopaedic and the only bad think is the lack of sockets in our room. 2 sockets for a 9 bedroom... so it was kind of a mess. The breakfast was really good with fresh orange juice. The hostal was 2 blocks... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

The hostel is very clean, brand new, and very central. Depending on when you go, it can be pretty weird too. I arrived there on Thursday and was the only guest there. It really felt like being in a hospital.. The next day few more people arrived and it felt a bit more like a youth hostel. I thought about... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Clean + comfortable + charming + spacious... these are just some of the qualities this hotel has to offer. Its located only a few blocks from the main square.. Don't miss out the roof top and the breakfast!!! Private rooms available, but even shared rooms were fine as people were super cool.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Best low budget option in town, clean and polite with a great breakfast. You can get a dorm room for just two and pay a slight premium. Te street is a bit noisy so try and grab a room on the inside courtyard.

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New York Mills, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

I loved staying in this hostal. It's extremely clean, friendly, the location is perfect, and breakfast is amazing. We stayed there four nights during the Guelaguetza and it was one of the best places to stay, It's definitely worth staying there!

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