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El Diablo y la Sandia - Libres

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Calle Libres 205 Col. Centro, Oaxaca 68000 Mexico
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A quaint hotel that has a different, fun feel to it. Our guests enter and lounge just as they would at home, made easy by our personalized attention and warm environment. We enjoy spoiling you with a morning breakfast, hearty and healthy, as well as providing an orientation upon your arrival to this wonderful town.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children's television networks
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Rooftop terrace
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
Free internet
Wifi
Internet
Bar / lounge
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Quaint
Mid-range
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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I spent several days in Oaxaca in early October, 2019, traveling with a friend for my son's destination wedding. We booked the Luna room which is the only room on the second floor overlooking the central courtyard where breakfast is served. There is a terrace just outside the room available to all guests, but feels like our own. Lovely place to sit & relax. Our room was charming, clean and comfortable. I can't say enough about the friendly service. Duñia, Rodrigo and Fernando were all cheerful, helpful with local information, and spoke English fluently which made it that much easier to communicate. The location is a few blocks from the hot spots in town, close enough for convenience & far enough to allow peace & quiet at night. Breakfast was delicious & freshly prepared, set on a beautiful table. I would stay here again in a heartbeat. Book ahead as they are in high demand!
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My husband and I stayed at El Diablo y la Sandia for five nights during our honeymoon, and it was our home base as we traveled around the Valley of Oaxaca and Oaxaca City. I cannot recommend this spot highly enough - the staff was incredibly helpful and we instantly felt at home when we arrived. I recommend reserving La Luna room, it's the only room on the second floor and it has a great patio off of the room that overlooks the hotel's courtyard. Breakfast in the morning was always delicious and the resident cat that stalks around the hotel was a total sweetheart. It was a short walk to almost everything we wanted to do in Oaxaca City but far enough away from the Zocalo that it was nice and quiet at night time. I cannot recommend this place highly enough.
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We had a lovely stay at El Diablo y la Sandia. Dunia (and her colleagues) are wonderful hosts, so pleasant and happy to provide recommendations or suggestions. We felt very at home. The location is ideal - a short walk to the center of town, but in a bit of a quieter area away from the hub-bub.
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Our room was absolutely charming and the Oaxacas breakfasts each day were tasty and colorful and graciously cooked and served. We loved our stay--we were there 7 nights. The only challenge was the outside noise from the street. With the windows open for circulation, and our location close to the center of the city, we sometimes had to bring out the earplugs.
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Couldn't be happier. Spent 7 days at El Diablo y la Sandia. Attention to detail is amazing! The breakfasts were delicious. Everyone, from front desk staff to housekeeping was great! Great value. Big shout out to Dunia! She was so helpful!
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PRICE RANGE
$83 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
el diablo y la sandia hotel oaxaca, el diablo y la sandia bed and breakfast
LOCATION
MexicoSouthern MexicoOaxacaOaxaca
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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Frequently Asked Questions about El Diablo y la Sandia - Libres
Which popular attractions are close to El Diablo y la Sandia - Libres?
Nearby attractions include Museo de Filatelia de Oaxaca, A.C. (0.3 miles), Exconvento de San Pablo (0.2 miles), and Ethnobotanical Garden (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at El Diablo y la Sandia - Libres?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at El Diablo y la Sandia - Libres?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to El Diablo y la Sandia - Libres?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cafe Bistrot Epicuro, Casa Taviche, and Casa Oaxaca El Restaurante.
Is El Diablo y la Sandia - Libres located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.4 miles away from the center of Oaxaca.
Are pets allowed at El Diablo y la Sandia - Libres?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at El Diablo y la Sandia - Libres?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to El Diablo y la Sandia - Libres?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Monte Alban (3.4 miles), Mercado de Benito Juarez (0.8 miles), and Ex-Convento de Santa Catalina (1.3 miles).
Is El Diablo y la Sandia - Libres accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.