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Hotel Azul

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Abasolo 313, Colonia Centro, Oaxaca 68000 Mexico
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#23 of 150 hotels in Oaxaca
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Hotel Azul is a unique boutique hotel in the city of Oaxaca. Modern in its structure and design, it preserves the warmth of Oaxaca by providing an atmosphere created in detail by local artisans. What that makes Hotel Azul unique is the close connection it has with art, culture, design and gastronomy of the city, allowing guests an unmatched experience within the property. The suites have been intervened entirely by 4 of the most renowned artists of Oaxaca: Francisco Toledo, Ruben Leyva, Jose Villalobos, Luis Zárate and the collective Fríjol Parado. The interior design is by Héctor Esrawe, one of the nation's leading designers. The graphic design by the young creative company Sociedad Anónima. The building was conditioned by Tres Manos Arquitectura firm, led by Architect Farid Cruz López. Also captivating, is its cuisine which entails unique recipes with pre-Hispanic elements and personalized service that will make you feel at home. Art, comfort, cuisine: the Azul Experience.
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Property amenities
Paid public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Bicycles available
Babysitting
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Massage
Wifi
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Special diet menus
Rooftop bar
Car hire
Rooftop terrace
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
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Safe
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
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Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, German
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Capybara11 wrote a review Feb 2020
Toronto, Canada62 contributions42 helpful votes
Love the location of this boutique hotel - easy to visit places by foot from this location. The area feels very safe. The staff are friendly, starting with the woman at reception. We received a warm greeting and were brought up to our second floor room. The room was a good size for two people. Our room had two queens. The wardrobe had ample space, with a safe. It is a little dark in the room when the window is shuttered, but I love that we can open the shutter AND the glass. Being on the second floor, we had a beautiful view of the flowering tree. The bed was comfortable and the sheets were clean. I do wish that they provided a second chair in the room. My only negative remark would be that it took a long time (3.5 - 5 minutes) for the water to run hot in the shower. On the first night, we took cold showers, thinking that there was no hot water. The second night, we decided to crank the water to hot and let it run and that "fixed" our cold water situation. I think it's simply because of the location of our room (#13) in relation to the water heater. In terms of water wastage, not the best, but we were happy to have hot showers again. I would say that most of the staff did not speak English, and our Spanish is extremely limited, however, we got by fine. The staff at breakfast were very kind. Although we did not take full advantage of the free breakfast, we would always have a cup of coffee and a plate of fruit. We did have a full breakfast on our final morning, and overall, everything is fresh and delicious. It's easy to miss the little shop in the hotel, but it has some beautiful jewelry and crafts - worth a look. If you are light sleeper, you'll probably want to sleep with the shutters firmly closed. The church bells do start chiming at 6:30 am and the morning chorus starts around the same time (end of January). I got used to waking at this hour, so it didn't bother me. I'd say only the fireworks going off at 6:30 am in the city was the only sound I didn't love in the morning (like canons being shot). But that only happened on one morning. I'd definitely stay at Hotel Azul again.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Room Tip: Room 13 is at the end of the hall, so it's pretty quiet, but it takes a while for the water...
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Drewskie wrote a review Oct 2019
San Jose del Cabo, Mexico32 contributions22 helpful votes
This hotel is great. Awesome location, service is impeccable. It is older and sound echos, however, what it lacks from a being a legit 5 star property, it makes up with the staff. The food at the restaurant is great. Good coffee, amazing Oaxacan hot chocolate! Free breakfast, always a plus!
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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TiburonMako wrote a review Oct 2019
Miami, Florida15 contributions6 helpful votes
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I'm a seasoned traveler and my husband has worked in hospitality for over 20 years, and never in our lives we have been treated with so little respect (and in my own country... what a shame!). This was beyond outrageous and close to unbelievable! We went to bed at 9:30pm and at 11:40pm we started hearing huge noises outside in the common area... they were tossing a HUGE pile of gravel in the patio in the middle of the hotel. We complained about them waking us up, and asked them to stop. They stopped, we went back to bed, and 20 mins after at 12am (midnight) they wake us up AGAIN by calling over the phone to our room, telling us that they will continue the construction, and that they can get us another hotel if we are not ok not to sleep with the HUGE noise... Of course we were not ok since there was NO WAY to sleep with having 6 workers tossing gravel around. We had to pack at 12:15am and we left the hotel, never to come back and wanting to share this terrible experience so nobody has to live this uncomfortable and humiliating experience again. We were staying for 9 nights at the hotel, had already spent 4, yesterday night was the 5th, and 4 were pending. I am sorry for the owners because clearly the Manager they hired is not the right one. He was not available to resolve this issue (M.I.A), and he left his nice and extremely ashamed night lady front desk agent to resolve all the issue alone... he lost 9 nights of stay = $2,000 dollars, plus another $200 for the night they needed to pay for us to move to another hotel and taxi, and gained a terrible worth of mouth for free. What type what of manager schedules a construction at midnight with guests in the hotel? What type of manager doesn’t PREVENT the situation by asking kindly the guests to relocate for 1 night and get 1 complementary night? What type of manager doesn’t supports their staff to carry out their dirty work.... I would recommend the owners to search for a more qualified management. My husband been in hospitality for so long we completely understand that hotels need to perform maintenance and repairs from time to time, and we would have been understanding if a proposal was given to us at a convenient time; but the lack of planning, guest anticipation and lack of touch, caused for something that could have been easily prevented or resolved, to become a terrible experience! Better stay in another hotel in Oaxaca, don’t risk with this one!
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Adriana P wrote a review Oct 2019
Mexico City, Mexico7 contributions6 helpful votes
The staff is incredibly stupid and started construction in the middle of the night, and then proceeded to kick us out. this is outrageous. They sell themselves as a boutique hotel and really operate as a 3rd class hotel
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Date of stay: October 2019
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RainyReverie wrote a review Aug 2019
Chicago, Illinois9 contributions6 helpful votes
Loved our time at Hotel Azul. It’s beautiful with a nice cozy feel. The room is cute and they even have a hat, scarf, and tote for you to utilize. Breakfast was included and was yummy with made to order quesadillas. Sara was very nice and gave us some recommendations. It was next to the Santo Domingo cathedral and a relaxing walk to the center. We really enjoyed our stay and loved the city!
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded Aug 31, 2019
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PRICE RANGE
$143 - $237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
MexicoSouthern MexicoOaxacaOaxaca
NUMBER OF ROOMS
21
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Azul
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Azul?
Nearby attractions include Coyote Aventuras (0.1 miles), Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzmán (0.2 miles), and Amate Books (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Azul?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a rooftop bar, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Azul?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Azul?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Azul?
Yes, paid public parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Azul?
Conveniently located restaurants include El Destilado, Los Danzantes Oaxaca, and Casa Taviche.
Does Hotel Azul have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Hotel Azul offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Hotel Azul located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.4 miles away from the center of Oaxaca.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Azul?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Azul?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Azul?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and German.