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Cielo Rojo Hostel, Oaxaca

Xicotencatl 121, Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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Ranked #20 of 89 Specialty Lodging in Oaxaca
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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San Pedro Sula, Honduras
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed in a four person dorm. This place has basic dorms, nice common area with a kitchen. A few minutes from the center of the city and some great coffee shops. It's a solid option for budget travelers.

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Spokane, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the hostel's only private room. It was nice and large, with a reasonably comfortable bed, two tables, a lamp and a dresser. Location was great and easy walking distance from just about everything we wanted to do in the city. All the rooms face the courtyard and there are sometimes people drinking or playing music later at... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Not too loud or too quiet. The beds weren't the best but the hostel was clean. Breakfast was basic but good. There is also a nice roof terrace. I also did the Mezcal tour while i was there, which is organized through the hostel.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

the people who work here are amazing, super rad. stayed in the 10 person dorm that opened onto the street. if the doors were open the temperature was great but noisy, when closed very hot. the beds were quite hard and the pillow almost non existent. great vibe and energy- but as for sleeping... not the best. there are several... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Stayed in a 4 person room with a friend. Great and helpful staff. Beautiful rooftop night view. The hostel has a lovely courtyard, a perfect vibe, and a location that cannot be beat. If back in Oaxaca, we would definitely stay again.

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Jyvaskyla, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Very friendly staff, relaxed and chilled environment and nice and clean installations. Just a couple of blocks from Oaxaca´s city center. Stood there on a private room with my girl and the prices for private rooms are really cheap comparing to the near by hostels. Definitely recommend it

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Auckland, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I booked five nights at Cielo Rojo over Day of the Dead based on great online reviews. A few days before we were due to arrive I had a look at the recent reviews (as we had booked months in advance) and was a little surprised by some of the bad comments so lowered my expectations however... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The beds were the worst we have come across so far in Mexico. To make matters worse the music was pumping until mid morning. The hostel manager was helpful and the breakfast was decent. The Day of the Dead tour we did run by the hostel was poorly run and not very informative - more just transport.

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Beijing Region, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I stayed two days in Oaxaca in Cielo Rojo, there are many different backpackers all over the world which let you feel like home, it is located close to the city center and the staff is friendly but sometimes away. Furthermore the beds are really old and I cannot recommend a tour made by the hostel which is really expensive.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The good: -friendly front desk staff, who speaks pretty good english -location is great -reasonably clean -decent wifi in common areas -breakfast is simple but fair -kitchen facilities are well equipped -free drinking water refills -pool table -nice sitting areas -fans in the rooms The needs improvement: -several of the mattresses are horrible (spring stabbing) despite being "orthopedic" -the water... More 

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