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Hotel Monte Alban

Alameda de Leon No. 1, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Ranked #29 of 88 Specialty Lodging in Oaxaca
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently stayed here and was charmed by the old world sense of place, the beautiful indoor court, the size of the rooms, the wonderful balconies overlooking the Alameda, the new bathrooms. All wiring has been completed, Wi-Fi is available, but best if you are near the reception. Food is satisfactory, service is attentive and with a smile. Price is... More 

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Washington, D.C.
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Delightful old hotel on the zocolo. While we were there in October 2014 they were adding LOTS of ugly cables for television. 19th century building... cable wires everywhere. Anyway, we would stay there again. Good restaurant. GREAT location.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

First of all, this hotel is not for everyone. Don't go if you're a cookie-cutter chain person or you will be disappointed. Yes, it's old and a bit frayed around the edges, but we LOVED it. It gives you the feel of why you came to Oaxaca in the first place. Beautiful Spanish/Mexican traditional architecture. Our room was very large... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Beautiful room. Very large, high ceiling . Clean bathroom. Decent restaurant .Some nights has a show featuring folk dances from all over Mexico. Located right on the zocalo . Very reasonable price. No parking, but you don't want to drive in Oaxaca

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We stayed at this Hotel Aug, 2012 and as per the other reviews the hotel is a little dated, and basic. But for all that the location is second to none as it's right on the main square. The Hotels small restaurant serves a good breakfast and as is the rest of Oaxaca the prices are very reasonable. We had... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We love this hotel, and have stayed there every time we have gone to Oaxaca. It is a no-frills hotel: the blankets are getting old, and the matresses are lumpy. However, the location is fabulous, the spaces are grand, and it is very inexpensive. The hotel looks out onto the main square adjacent to the zocalo, and faces the Cathedral... More 

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Kingston, Ontario
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168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

While you cannot beat the location of this hotel (it's right beside the Zocalo and on the town square), you don't get much for your money. The hotel is elegant in its style but is getting very run down. They turn off ALL the lights at night so if you have an early check out, you run the risk of... More 

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Oaxaca, Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

I found this hotel on tripadvisor and booked through the booking.com link on tripadvisor. The booking.com price was supposed to cover a 3 day stay for my family. At check-in, the price was different and higher. (The booking.com price did not include a 19% tax and I understand that. My complaint is the rate well beyond the 19%, more than... More 

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Winnipeg,Manitoba
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Like walking through the doors of History. This old dame has withstood the perils of time. Although a little weather beaten, She deserves her spot among the many historical facades that surround her. In need of some TLC, this hotel still has many attributes to promote. The newer bathrooms have just the right style to complement the romance of the... More 

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New York, NY
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Hotel Monte Alban is an authentic 18th-century hotel. It is built of beautiful green cantera stone, the distinct volcanic stone unique to the region. Located in the historic quarter of Oaxaca across from the Cathedral, it is conveniently located by the Zocalo. It features a colonial-style courtyard with large glazed ceiling, archways and a restaurant. Originally the hotel was built... More 

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Address: Alameda de Leon No. 1, Oaxaca, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Oaxaca > Oaxaca
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Number of rooms: 17
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