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Hotel Boutique De La Parra

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Calle Vicente Guerrero No. 117 Col. Centro Histórico, Oaxaca 68000 Mexico
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#36 of 154 in Oaxaca
Location
4.8
Cleanliness
4.6
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4.5
Value
4.2
Hotel de la Parra is a hacienda-style boutique hotel located steps away from the Zócalo, or center square, of Oaxaca City. We offer rooms equipped with air conditioning, minibars, and all the amenities, as well as a lovely pool and restaurant. Well-situated in the heart of Oaxaca's majestic historic center, Hotel De La Parra is surrounded by gourmet restaurants, beautiful churches, fascinating museums and many other sites of interest.These are the ingredients which make Hotel De La Parra one of the best, most comfortable places to stay in Oaxaca.Welcome to Oaxaca, and to the Hotel De La Parra!
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Bar / lounge
Babysitting
Children's television networks
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Meeting rooms
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Restaurant
Breakfast in the room
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Car hire
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Makeup services
Massage
Neck massage
Salon
Solarium
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Ironing service
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Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Safe
Bottled water
Iron
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Boutique
Quiet
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Tina L wrote a review Apr 2022
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We spent four nights here, and hated to move into our nonrefundable Airbnb! I would have been happy to stay here for a week. The pool area was lovely, with seating in both sun and shade and a pool bar and barista who would make you anything you wanted. The pool itself was pleasantly cool after days of walking around in the heat. Our room was on the third floor, with a terrace overlooking the pool and another on the sun side (not private, but there wasn't anyone else ever using it). We had a fridge in our room, nice strong AC, a very good shower and a comfy bed. Because the rooms are at the back, it was very quiet. We loved the hotel, with its pretty dining area. Each day, they used different tablecloths over the white ones, which was lovely, and there was a big umbrella for late breakfasts to protect us from the sun in the dining courtyard. We found all the help friendly and professional. The location is excellent, an easy walk to the market, Zocalo and tourist streets with shops and galleries. There were lots of restaurants nearby. I would absolutely stay here again, and for longer!
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Patty A wrote a review Apr 2022
2 contributions1 helpful vote
I was in Oaxaca recently for two weeks and stayed at three different hotels. I spent five nights here and I loved it. I stayed in a master suite on the second floor and it was huge. Breakfast is not included but the prices are good and the food is delicious. All of the employees I talked with were friendly and helpful. The location can’t be beat. My room looked out onto the street, but was remarkably quiet - probably because the doors and windows were double paned and could not be opened. Pool area was pleasant and comfortable - I spent quite a bit of time lounging by the pool. I would definitely return.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Andrea A wrote a review Jan 2022
Tucson, Arizona26 contributions27 helpful votes
This hotel is close to everything you want to visit while in the city center. It’s closer to the Zocalo end of the city. Which is conveniently near all the indoor markets. When we arrived, our room was not yet ready. We were offered to wait by the pool. The attendant made us cocktails. It was my first time having a Mezcalina and it was out of this world (and this is coming from someone who does not like Mezcal)! Everyone who work there was happy to help with whatever services we asked about. Mostly everyone spoke English.
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Caryn M wrote a review Dec 2021
santa monica3 contributions2 helpful votes
We were excited to give this boutique hotel business after speaking with the owner and learning they'd modernized the rooms just as tourism came to a halt during the pandemic. On our last of four nights, however, the a/c broke. It went from a slow rumble to a roaring thunder. I could not turn it off manually. The remote control stopped working. The night crew was no help. On top of keeping us awake, in the morning I discovered the unit had spilled a pool of water on the floor that damaged our luggage. Upon reporting these problems to the morning crew, the reception provided no apology, no compensation. They simply asked if the a/c had been that way all four nights. As we were leaving, the reception host came running after us to ask if we'd taken their corkscrew opener. We did not, but this rudeness sealed the deal... would-be visitors would be warned. I really hate to leave a bad review as we'd enjoyed our stay for the most part before this incident. That's why I'm giving them 2 stars.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Katey8ItAll wrote a review Jun 2021
Madison, Wisconsin10 contributions3 helpful votes
My husband and I spent five nights in a junior suite on the second floor this last week. The property is immaculate, well-maintained and secure. It's tastefully decorated and our room was ready when we arrived, even though we were a bit early. COVID precautions were in full evidence; as in nearly all locations we visited, we were asked to use hand sanitizer, to step into a solution to clean the soles of our shoes, and as I recall temperatures were taken as well. Hotel staff arranged for an on-site antigen test for us two days before departure for ~$65/pp and results were returned the same day. Additionally, the hotel arranged laundry service for us and had our items delivered at an exceptional price. In keeping with our custom, we tipped housekeeping daily as well as all other staff services. We were graciously served cocktails poolside and enjoyed a nice breakfast one day in the restaurant as well. The pool area is a tranquil, beautifully-landscaped oasis (as is, frankly, the whole property) and we whiled away many happy hours enjoying the birds and lizards. The hotel is half a block from the Zocalo and a block and a half from the south end of the Andador. The markets are an easy stroll away, as are several other interesting places. But most of all, I want to call out the service of Rosa. She was kind, thoughtful and attentive and spent probably more time than she should have chatting with us. Truly, she made our entire stay worthwhile. When we travel, I rarely get to really CONNECT with the people I meet, and Rosa is someone I'd like to think I'd be friends with under different circumstances. Management at De La Parra must take note of Rosa's care and concern...she is a treasure whose work I appreciated immensely. When we return to Oaxaca, I assure you we'll be spending it at De La Parra.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Schern Y wrote a review Mar 2021
New York City, New York186 contributions40 helpful votes
Great hotel, pool is awesome, clean and in the center of everything! Good price and the staff is super helpful with getting a cab, or booking appointment with the covid testing center. Would stay again!
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Traveled
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Luzmaria wrote a review Jan 2021
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We visited Oaxaca for New Year’s Eve and stayed in Hotel de la Parra for 5 nights. The room that they gave us was not prepared. The bathroom wasn’t working, it didn’t have a safe box even when we emailed the hotel 2 weeks before asking for that. There were no toiletries in the room. The employees were trying to fix all this while we where there tired of our trip and wanting to rest. It would have been easier to get another room instead of having to be there watching them working on the bathroom and drilling in the closet to install a safety box. The shampoo and conditioner that they provide were very poor quality. During check out, they wanted to charge $400 pesos per night for using the couch as an extra bed even when they knew that we were a group of 4 in the room (2 adults + 2 kids). This is as senseless as trying to charge extra for using the chair in the desk... which is already part of the room’s furniture. There is no restaurant service out of the 7:00 am to 2:00 pm window, so if you want to get a sandwich in your room, you need to take the time (and the chance) to find some restaurant that delivers good quality food. You can tell, the employees are nice and trying to help but it seems more of a problem with the Hotel Administration. We loved Oaxaca, it was really a super nice trip, very nice and working people and we will come back for sure but certainly to another hotel.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Traveled
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Mark M wrote a review Dec 2019
10 contributions14 helpful votes
We spent 10 nights there, and found the staff extremely friendly and helpful. The incredibly inexpensive continental breakfast became a morning ritual, and the room was tidied to perfection every afternoon. The staff helped organize two day trips to nearby sights, and gave good advice on where to find local amenities. Despite being so close to the busy zocalo, the rooms and central courtyard (and pool) were quiet and the whole place was impeccably clean. Hotel de la Parra would be my first choice if I were to return to Oaxaca City.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Elke L wrote a review Apr 2019
Hasselt, Belgium6 contributions1 helpful vote
We have stayed with 3 kids in a junior suite. Very friendly staff help us to park car (as there is no parking at hotel) and get us settled in. Room was comfortable, only airco was somewhat loud. The breakfast was very good. The hotel is located next to the Zocalo and everything is in walking distance. Why not 5 stars: there was hardly any serving at the hotel, expect during breakfast. But I would certainly recommend it for a city trip to Oaxaca.
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Response from MarcosGV, Owner at Hotel Boutique De La Parra
Responded Apr 21, 2019
Hello, thank you for staying at De La Parra Boutique Hotel, we are in pursuit of the Best quality and service, 2019 is the maintenace year, we are planning to close 45days to update lighting, Air conditiining, TVs, sheets, duvets and pillos, renovate kitchen and bathroom, redo Doors and new soundproof/weather proof windows, New restaurant tables and more. Big changes, high standars to be one of the Best hoteles in Oaxaca. Kind regards Marcos González marcos@hoteldelaparra.com
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Riveright wrote a review Mar 2019
Oregon98 contributions26 helpful votes
This hotel was hard to review as much was nice but some basics were lacking. The best things about this hotel are the location and the tranquil feeling once you are inside. My friend and I had a Jr. Suite upstairs, which was very large and light, The service by everyone except the front desk was excellent. Those are the positives. There were some negatives, tho. The tub/shower combo has very high sides and getting in and out is extremely awkward. The grout had mildew and the whole tub area had an unpleasant feel, which was surprising given the cleanliness of the room. I think the hotel has some deferred maintenance. The room was quite stark and noisy as there was nothing on the walls or the floor. Some little touches of color would have been nice. The AC was not sized to sufficiently cool the room. I thought we were paying for the pool man who was around to get drinks and the restaurant, which was lightly used. We did not eat at the restaurant. If you want a vacation by a small pool where someone will give you a drink, this is a good place to do it.
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Date of stay: February 2019
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$161 - $192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Boutique De La Parra
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Boutique De La Parra?
Nearby attractions include Rufino Tamayo Museum of Pre-Hispanic Art (0.3 miles), Amate Books (0.3 miles), and Andador de Macedonia Alcalá (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Boutique De La Parra?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Boutique De La Parra?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a snack bar during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Boutique De La Parra?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cafe Bistrot Epicuro, Tr3s 3istro Restaurant & Oyster Bar, and Casa Taviche.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Boutique De La Parra?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Hotel Boutique De La Parra have airport transportation?
Yes, Hotel Boutique De La Parra offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Hotel Boutique De La Parra located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the center of Oaxaca.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Boutique De La Parra?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Boutique De La Parra?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Boutique De La Parra?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Boutique De La Parra?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Zona Arqueológica de Monte Albán (3.1 miles), Mercado Benito Juárez (0.2 miles), and Ex-Convento de Santa Catalina (1.4 miles).