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Cielo Rojo Hostel, Oaxaca

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Xicotencatl 121, Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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Cielo Rojo Hostel, Oaxaca
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Ranked #20 of 89 Specialty Lodging in Oaxaca
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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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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8 reviews 8 reviews
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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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Christchurch, New Zealand
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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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Oaxaca
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This hostel is remarkable not only for the good location or the great atmosphere but the staff is very helpful and they have the accurate information of what to do, where to go, what to eat, etc. Great recommendations in the center and surrounding communities.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

My girlfriend & I had 2 nights here for our very brief stop in Oaxaca. We took a private room so can't comment on the dorms however our room was very large & clean which are the key things we look for. The breakfast wasn't anything special but there was freshly brewed coffee & full kitchen facilities so we were... More 

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Puebla, Mexico
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The overall service and experience was average for what we paid, nevertheless there are some things i should mention: On the positive side: The hostel has a beautyful and comfortable patio, really bright and at night it is really quiet. On the negative side: The matresses are quite uncomfortable, the pillows we got were pretty bad too, and the bed... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Good location, friendly staff, nice and quiet but rooms were really dirty and they badly need new mattresses!! We all woke up with back aches, springs are right in your back, all of them just as bad as each other.

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