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Hotel Casantica

#29 of 108 Hotels in Oaxaca
Certificate of Excellence
Av. Jose Maria Morelos No. 601 | Col. Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New York City
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This charming hotel is within walking distance of the Zocalo and Alcala pedestrian street. In fact it's within walking distance of pretty much everything one would want to see in the historic downtown area of the city. It features a wonderful central courtyard with tables and umbrellas where my friends and I drank many delicious margaritas. Several rooms overlook the... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The room we were allocated when we arrived had a strong drain smell and so did the second one they offered us, but the third one was fine. They had a nice pool and roof top seating area near the restaurant. It was nice and close to all the main areas and is a very pretty area to visit

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Querétaro
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This hotel is within a couple of blocks of the Zocalo and Avenida Alcalá, and thus close to nearly everything in the center. Four of us stayed here the last week of March, 2015. It is done in a colonial-type style with two patios, one taken up mostly by a pool, and the restaurant is adequate. Breakfast is included (or... More 

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Ludlow, Shropshire
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238 reviews 238 reviews
186 hotel reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

A lovely hotel with rooms grouped around a central courtyard with pool.Rooms were small but well-equipped and with good toileteries. Breakfast was good and reasonably priced. The hotel is conveniently situated close to all sites.

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Ocala, Florida
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337 reviews 337 reviews
82 hotel reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

It's always difficult, even with TripAdvisor, to pick a hotel in a new city. And with an eight night stay, it's even more chancy. But our semi-blind choice of Casantica turned out to be perfect. We arrived close to midnight, after a long day of travel, and had splurged a bit by having the hotel car meet us. Good choice... More 

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Midlothian Scotland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The Hotel by definition is a converted Monastery, therefore the rooms are quirky, all doors lead out onto internal courtyards, one with a swimming pool, There are poorly lit but don't let that put you of. The staff are very helpful and speak English very well. the cleaning staff never stop, the place is extremely clean, the hotel is very... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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42 reviews 42 reviews
6 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Hotel is attractive and centrally located, and the front desk staff are polite and helpful. Courtyards including the one with the pool are cool and inviting. Cleaning staff are friendly and thorough. Prices are reasonable. But . . . (1) it was a convent so rooms are VERY dark and poorly lit (especially for reading after the sun sets); (2)... More 

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San Marcos, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This hotel is central to everything in Oaxaca City. Oaxaca has several streets that are for pedestrians only (usually centered around one of the many churches in the city). You can walk to many of the main areas from Casantica; lots of shopping and restaurants next to the hotel. Casantica has a cute and charming courtyard in the center. Rooms... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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100 reviews 100 reviews
21 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This charming hotel is the ideal place to stay in Oaxaca. Close to all the action, it's an historical building that was a convent in the 16th century and has been renovated with care and flair over three levels. The entrance has a beautiful fountain; the second level has a lovely heated pool and the third level has a wonderful... More 

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San Francisco, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

On the bright side, great service, perfect location and a beautiful old building. On the dark side (literally), a very small room with no external window... Our best meals in town where at the restaurants they recommended to us at the front desk, glad we asked :)

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