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“This "hotel" is like a guest house but without food.” 1 of 5 stars
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Casa Catrina
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Garcia Vigil 703, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico   |  
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Ranked #23 of 110 Hotels in Oaxaca
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“This "hotel" is like a guest house but without food.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2009

I chose this hotel because it is expensive and in my experience in hotels the more expensive the better, but after these vacations I wil have to change my theory.
It is a 4 room house with no restaurant, no pool, no parking, no service room, no nothing. The rooms are dark because the windows are too amall and you don't have privacy because it is a house. If you are hungry you have to get out of the hotel because they don't even have the servi-bar they promise in the web page.
I wouldn' recommend this hotel to anyone. The Camino Real costs the same and is the best hotel in Oaxaca, I wish I knew this before.

  • Stayed April 2009, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2006

http://www.casacatrina.com.mx/

Hotel has lovely rooms (see website), excellent breakfasts and a good location very close to Santo Domingo, but unfortunately the appeal ends there. For the price (almost $200/night, though these days all hotels seem to have become quite expensive in Oaxaca for what you get), I expected much more. Sheets and towels were rough, bed was too firm (though that's the case throughout Mexico), pillows seemed to be foam, no radio in the room, and the service, while friendly, was not competent. A complaint about a spraying faucet recieved a promise that it would be looked into, but nothing happened. Another complaint about the awful wi-fi connection received the same. Restaurant recommendations were weak. I feel I should have paid the extra $$ and stayed at Casa Oaxaca which looked very nice from the street.

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Address: Garcia Vigil 703, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Oaxaca > Oaxaca
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #23 of 110 Hotels in Oaxaca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates):
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Casa Catrina 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Casa catrina a colonial oaxacan family home, has been beautifully renovated to create a new hospitality venue within the heart of vibrant and colorful oaxaca city. This quaint hotel is the brainchild of noted oaxacan artist Rolando Rojas, an internationally renowned painter.Six guestrooms are distributed around a central courtyard where exquisite full oaxacan breakfast can be enjoyed. While guestrooms ares similar in design, decor in each is based on a unique color scheme that matches the artwork that is featured in each accommodation. ... more   less 
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