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Hostal Santo Domingo

4 Poniente 312 (between 3 and 5 Norte) colonia: centro, Puebla, Mexico
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel is close to Zocalo, city center, and the bus stop (around 10 blocks). The staff is friendly. The beds are comfortable. The dorm is spacious although it got 16 beds in one dorm room. There were few lockers (may be 8) and not 16 lockers. So probably, other rest of the 8 people who walk in late might... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

The rooms were quite basic and the bunker beds old. There was no space to leave the luggage. The área was nice quite closet the city center and the catedral! The rooms were clean and the staff made it better since they were really welcoming! Breakfast was good :) Good and cheap hostel nothing fancy.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Nice hostal, nice and friendly staff. Good location, very close to the center. Good breakfast. They also have a kitchen you can use. The dorms could have more plugs to change things. There are only a few and is not enough for that many beds. Its a good place to stay

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

After a long trip from Taxco to Puebla, we were happy to find this hostel on one of the main roads - 4 Poniente. The hostel met all our basic needs - warm water, breakfast, and safe and comfortable sleeping arrangements. The staff are very helpful in helping you plan trips around the city or helping you get around. They... More 

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Penticton, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

We arrived in Puebla late in the evening, tiered after a long buss trip. Affordable rooms near the city Center had been difficult to find so we finally settled on Hostal Santo Domingo. Although the location was good, the. Room was less than satisfactory. There were no towels and not even a bar of soap in the WC. The bedding... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

This is a well run hostel, small, clean and comfortable with very friendly staff. the hostel is located in the heart of old Puebla (about 3 blocks to the Zocalo) provides free breakfast and internet access. The en-suite rooms have very tall ceilings and private bath. it is quiet inside the room, but could get a little noisy if you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013 via mobile

The entire hostel is freezing! I felt like i was in a warehouse, not a warm hostel. I got a horrible cold and cough from staying a night there. The blankets keep you warm but the cold drafts are horrible. Theres no way to stop you breathing in the cold air all night. Bad: Freezing cold building- maybe made from... More 

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San Diego
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

I stayed only one night but I had a nice time. It was very clean, not crowded and very spacious rooms and bathrooms. The breakfast it is good for the price you pay (Coffee, orange juice, toast bread and cereal). The girl at the reception was very helpful giving me tips and maps to get around downtown and at the... More 

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Brooklyn, NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

I stayed a couple of nights here and it was pleasant. I got a private room on the second floor that overlooked the courtyard cafe. The room was windowless but had really high ceilings, so it didn't feel stuffy. Also, the bathroom had recently been renovated. In fact, they were renovating a number of rooms while I was there. The... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012 via mobile

Check in staff member was very nice and spoke English which was nice of him. He showed me the rules which I had to sign which included 2 that are unheard of at any hostel. No alcohol or smoking anywhere on the premises! Not a great start. The hostel is very empty and very hard to meet anyone due to... More 

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