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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

I have been visiting Oaxaca city and staying at Posada Don Mario over the past ten years . I was amazed at the very many improvements I saw during this last visit . Almost all the rooms have a private bathroom and , to my relief ( arriving from The Netherlands at 3 am) there is a night time receptionist... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

This is my second visit to Oaxaca and my second stay at Posada Don Mario. Situated in the quieter part of the Centro Historico, this is a quiet little oasis, still very close to a number of excellent restaurants and bars, and a pleasant 10 min walk along cobblestone streets to the Zocalo. The staff are friendly and helpful, the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

This small posada is located just at the edge of the historic center so everything is within reach by foot but it's just far enough away to be quiet as well as cozy and comfortable. Lots of personal touches everywhere, the staff is considerate and caring and breakfast is simple, well presented and delicious,,served in a quaint courtyard that hosts... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

Posada Don Mario for me was a relaxing retreat at an affordable price. I found the staff wonderfully helpful, the rooms clean and comfortable. I had a room which had no cross ventilation and which had a ceiling that was the roof of the building so it did great quite hot. But I could have asked for another room and... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

This guest house is in a great location, it's in a quiet and safe area, but easily walkable to the zocalo, great restaurants and bars. The staff are all super friendly and helpful, particular Thomas. He even helped me load my Telcel sim since I didn't speak a lot of spanish. The staff will help you book tours as well... More 

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Juneau, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I had a room on the first floor, overlooking the courtyard with a shared bath. Although I requested a single room, I was given a room with 3 beds for the price of a single room. The room was plenty large, had a ceiling fan, and earplugs kept the late night noise out. The shared bathroom was large but it... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

This place was recommended by friends in the non-profit world in Oaxaca. Excellent location: close to the zocalo but far enough away for it to be quieter. Norma and her staff are very friendly and helpful. She offers a personal, caring touch. Rooms are small and simple, as you would expect for the price. But they were fine for me... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

This place has a lovely rooftop balcony and courtyard looking east over the city, and the blackboard welcoming guests by name and country is a nice touch (it certainly helped us to get talking to people at breakfast). A lot of thought has gone into the decor too. On the downside, we found the rooms very warm even with the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

We stayed only one night, as my boyfriend (1,90m) was not able to stand upright in the room. Even I kept hitting my head in the bathroom. Plus, you couldn´t really close the window. The bed was very small and squeaky, and it was hard to even turn in the room. The location seemed fine though and the court sure... More 

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Brooklyn, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

I stayed at Posada Don Mario as a fallback option, but ended up loving the place and staff. The posada has a small courtyard as its main public space and where the complementary breakfast is served. There are wonderful balconies on the second and third floors. The WiFi worked only on the first and second floors, but the view of... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Posada Don Mario, an ideal place to stay, is the house where the famous Oaxaca painter Rufino Tamayo was born in. The service at the Posada as well as its availability and price make it your best option for somewhere to stay. Situated in Carmen Alto, it is the only completely colonial area of the Historical Center of the City of Oaxaca.From the rooftop of the Posada Don Mario you can enjoy a wonderful view of the places mentioned above. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Posada Don Mario

Address: Calle Cosijopi 219, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Oaxaca > Oaxaca
Price Range: $35 - $61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Posada Don Mario 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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