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Reviewed July 26, 2016

Went to the one day festival in Oaxaca city, and that was a great experience. The dancing, music, and wonderful food. Don't let the name of this place fool you. It is new, clean, and a great location. The private rooms are large, with fans, and the beds are very comfortable. the staff is very friendly and helpful with things...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed June 25, 2016

I recommend hesitating giving your credit card to this business. I paid in full the morning I checked out with cash, which was witnessed by a friend. A month later I saw the same charge billed on my credit card statement - meaning they charged me twice. I got no response when I contacted them about this. Really uncool. I...

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Reviewed May 30, 2016

I spent three nights there and really felt comfortable there. Very quiete, refreshing place, very clean and a good breakfast included. If u are looking for a party hostal, it's not recommendable. If you are looking for a nice and comfortable place to rest after a long day walking around in oaxaca, go there!

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Pros - kind and amable staffs - great location easy access to zona centro - A clean bed - great arrangement of architecture - breakfast included Cons - shower... Rusty. And you have to come out every two minutes to make sure that the light is not turned off and they don't have a little shelve that you can put...

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Puerto Escondido, Mexico
Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

I really liked the location of Paulina. This hostel is located near the Zocalo. It's one of the best options that you have. Friendly staff who gave me lots of info about what to do in the area. If you like meeting others travelers, you'll have a great time here

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Toluca, Mexico
Reviewed March 18, 2015

this is a full hostel architecture, and have everything you need , this hostel is the world lead on hostel should be, the rate is regular but give you the most of your money and experience that leads you to end up giving gratuity for their great SERVICE and food .

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed December 18, 2014

I went on a mission trip many years ago here and had no complaints about staying here. The cost of the rooms and amenities was very affordable and was secure. Enjoyed the delicious breakfasts and wonderful location in the town for our needs.

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Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

+ breakfast: eggs, toast, cereal, fruit, coffee, tea, orange juice + location: 5 min to zocalo + clean + good WiFi - only one plug in the room - if you sleep next to the street it's very noisy (and we're used to noise) - they charge you to use the internet on the computer - no atmosphere/nice furniture at...

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Ithaca, New York
Reviewed September 29, 2014

I have stayed at Hostel Paulina probably 5 times since 2007 and it's always been excellent. The staff is incredibly helpful. (I had credit card problems and they were amazing) They remember me by name when I return-and years later recognize me in the streets of Oaxaca and say hello. I agree with one reviewer that it can be noisy-but...

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Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed April 29, 2014

It was good for relaxing and visiting around! The beds are fine but not wonderful as thought as being orthopaedic and the only bad think is the lack of sockets in our room. 2 sockets for a 9 bedroom... so it was kind of a mess. The breakfast was really good with fresh orange juice. The hostal was 2 blocks...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Paulina Youth Hostel

Address: Trujano 321 esquina Diaz Ordaz | Centro Historico, Oaxaca, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Oaxaca > Oaxaca
Price Range: $11 - $27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
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“give your couple a break and stay each one on male and female side”
 of 5 bubbles jlplaza21, Mar 18, 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are quite the same”
 of 5 bubbles 297marcov, Apr 29, 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a room father away from the street - there is some traffic noise. The 2nd or 3rd floor may be quieter than the 1st.”
 of 5 bubbles KDsTravels, Jan 1, 2013 | Read review
“nothing, don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles espaciofinito, Nov 12, 2011 | Read review
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