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Casa Machaya Oaxaca Bed & Breakfast

Sierra Nevada 164 | Colonia Loma Linda, Oaxaca 68024, Mexico
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Casa Machaya Oaxaca Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #5 of 89 Oaxaca B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bracebridge, Ontario Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed for a little over 2 weeks at Casa Machaya. Alvin and Arlene are great hosts, and after living for several years in Oaxaca they really can recommend all sorts of things to do and see. Their house is beautiful with all sorts of interesting local art throughout. Alvin's tours are really interesting as well; he... More

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Windsor
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Last year, my wife and I spent the entire month of February at Casa Machaya, and booked the month of February 2014 before returning home to Canada as we were so very impressed by our accommodations and by the friendliness and expert service provided by Alvin and Arlene Starkman. This year, however, my wife was unable to make the trip,... More

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Calgary, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Like living in a museum of fine mexican art. Made to feel at home and welcome by Alvin and Arlene. Just minutes to downtown by taxi. Alvin's knowledge of the area is superb and a day tour is a must. Alvin is fluent in spanish and knows all the special eating establishments. A very safe and enjoyable vacation at Casa... More

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San Francisco, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Casa Machaya is a beautiful home in a lovely, residential neighborhood of Oaxaca. Our family stayed in the very nice, well maintained guest suite (one of two accommodations available) consisting of a large combined bedroom/sitting room; a smaller bedroom with a bunk bed; bathroom with shower; and a large, lovely patio that also serves as the kitchen and dining area.... More

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Huntington, West Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay at Casa Machaya Oaxaca Bed and Breakfast. Casa Machaya is a beautiful home in an interesting location. During our stay we made a trip to visit boutique mezcal distilleries with Alvin Starkman, which was fascinating. However, a subsequent visit to artesanias Casa Santiago with Alvin was the highlight of our trip to Oaxaca. We had... More

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Seattle, Washington
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15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Alvin and Arlene have set up their bed and breakfast very thoughtfully, with as much privacy or access to the hosts as you like. Only one family at a time stays in the lower 2 floors of their beautiful home, with a private outdoor kitchen and patio, and spectacular views. They are very knowledgeable and helpful about what to do... More

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Toronto
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Stayed 17 days beginning of November at Casa Machaya in Oaxaca. Had a lovely time. Patio overlooking the lights of the city, well equipped kitchen that we prepared breakfast and half our dinners in. Large bedroom, DVD equipped widescreen TV. It was as comfortable as home but with a setting far more exotic. Would return in a flash Alvin and... More

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

I recently had the pleasure of being in Oaxaca for a working seminar on Mezcal and stayed at Casa Machaya. What a neat hidden treasure this B & B is. Situated on a gorgeous hillside overlooking a small valley and the mountains that surround Oaxaca. The Casa is large, and completely furnished with all necessities that one could want for... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

My girlfriend and I stayed at Casa Machaya for 10 days at the beginning of September, and we had the best time, thanks to Alvin and Arlene (and their adorable dog Tito). My girlfriend had been to Oaxaca before but the trip was a first for me, and Casa Machaya was the perfect choice for accommodation: close enough to downtown... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Casa Machaya was the perfect choice for my four year old daughter and I, when we spent two weeks in Oaxaca last August. Our accommodations were comfortable, spacious, cheerful and tastefully decorated but the best thing about Casa Machaya were the Starkmans who were exceptionally gracious hosts and very knowledgeable. They went above and beyond what I have experienced at... More

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Additional Information about Casa Machaya Oaxaca Bed & Breakfast

Also Known As:
Casa Machaya Oaxaca Bed And Breakfast
Casa Machaya Oaxaca Hotel
Casa Machaya Oaxaca Hotel Oaxaca
Address: Sierra Nevada 164 | Colonia Loma Linda, Oaxaca 68024, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Oaxaca > Oaxaca
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 89 B&Bs / Inns in Oaxaca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Casa Machaya Oaxaca Bed & Breakfast is unique among Oaxaca bed and breakfast accommodations in that we provide two lodging units, the primary one being a complete, self-contained level of our home, with fully equipped eat-in kitchen, private patio, large master bedroom with cable TV & DVD, WIFI, adjoining extra optional bedroom for children, and washroom. The second unit is comprised of a bedroom with cable TV & DVD, WIFI, an en suite bathroom, and its own separate patio. If travelling with young children, we have a crib, car seat, stroller and high chair. ... more   less 

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