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El Diablo y la Sandia B&B

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Libres #205 | Col. Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Panama City, Panama, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for six nights and were very happy that we found it. Maria is so friendly and helpful. We had very nice breakfast of fruit, juice, great coffee and a traditional Mexican dish every morning in the courtyard. The only downside to the room we booked was that the bathroom was tiny. I might ask for a different... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Maria speaks amazing English. She picked a good room for a couple with a kid - the kid got to stay up some steep stairs in his own little upstairs loft in the room and thought it was really fun! Despite being on the street the room was quiet and we slept great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I've visited Oaxaca 4 times in the last 6 years. I'm familiar with the city and I've stayed in all sorts of accomodations, from fancy establishments, such as the Quinta Real hotel, to low-key house rentals, the sort you find at Airbnb; but my stay at el Diablo y la Sandia has been the most memorable. The hotel is extremely... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

My wife and I had a wonderful week-long stay at La Sandia y El Diablo in Oaxaca. The location is perfect and within walking distance to everything. We did not see the other rooms but the room we stayed in was very spacious with private bath. Everyday, delicious breakfasts were prepared by the staff which we enjoyed in a large... More 

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Chico, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

El Diablo y La Sandia is a beautiful bed and breakfast serving gourmet breakfasts with a colorful flourish. The rooms reflect the colorful textiles of Oaxaca. The staff keep the B&B immaculate. The staff go out of their way to be helpful when there are special needs.

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Shrewsbury
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This B&B is a delight: quiet yet close to the Zocolo, informal and friendly. The rooms surround a courtyard where breakfast is served - and what a breakfast! We stayed 4 nights and had different food each time. The staff are helpful and friendly and Maria is both charming and full of information. The rooms are clean and comfortable with... More 

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Calgary, Alberta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We loved El Diablo y La Sandia. The rooms were comfortable. Breakfasts were excellent and the decorative way the table in the central courtyard was set each day was very attractive. We enjoyed talking with other tourists over breakfast and enjoying a glass of wine on the rooftop patio.The location is close enough to the centre to walk but far... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This is a small hacienda style B and B a few blocks from the Zocalo, Santo Domingo and most tourist spots in the centre of the old town. There are several good restaurants within walking distance, including a small wine and tapas bar called Tastavin that we particularly enjoyed. Maria was extremely helpful recommending restaurants and sites to see. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

My wife and I usually go to one place and stay for at least a week. We had not been to Mexico but Oaxaca was tops on our list because of its food, culture and ethnic diversity. Anyone with any doubts about Oaxaca should just go for at least a week. I would easily rank the city as equal of... More 

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Alamos, Sonora
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Our first trip to Oaxaca was a great success and Maria and her staff were no small part of it. Starting with a hot shower and a traditional breakfast each morning we were able to set out with suggestions for sites to see, markets to explore, and restaurants to visit. She helped us make contact with dependable and knowledgeable drivers... More 

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