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“Acceptable but there are better options”
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Hotel Oaxaca Real
Ranked #55 of 109 Hotels in Oaxaca
Cuernavaca, Mexico
Level 5 Contributor
53 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Acceptable but there are better options”
Reviewed December 31, 2011

We booked this hotel after quite a few other options turned out to be full. It wasn't exactly cheap and the first room we were shown had no outside window - just a window on to a corridor. To be fair, they agreed to change the room and the second option was much better, overlooking the pool and next to the restaurant. However, owing to the proximity to the restaurant, it was very noisy. In addition, the bathroom sink had a sewage smell rising from it (although this seems not uncommon for Mexico). Some positives included the fact that a baby sitter was available for 100 pesos per hour and there was also room service. In fact, service was very good in the hotel. On the other hand, the restaurant options were rather limited and breakfast was not included.

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  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
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Reviewed November 5, 2011

In a very busy weekend, we visited one of the best places in Mexico: Oaxaca!
The hotel Is 1 block from the very downtown so when you want to sleep you find mo noise at all... Breakfast is very cheap and very good quality. We booked 4 rooms for the family and my daughters complained about the bathrooms... They were a little bit cold. Pillows? - Pillows are too high and feels like rocks.
Overall, i think it's a good option given the price and location. I'll certainly would recommend and come back myself, so of course would bring my own pillow!

  • Stayed October 2011
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Reviewed November 3, 2011

We were forced to stay here for a night as we arrived to Oaxaca a day earlier than anticipated. While the location was great, we were underwhelmed by the service, the bathroom did not function (shower flooding into the bedroom).

Definitely a decent enough stay for budget or spartan travelers, but not recommended for those seeking more pleasant accommodations.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled with family
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Reviewed November 1, 2011

Great for short stance in Oaxaca. Pretty close to downtown, restaurants and all typical places

  • Stayed October 2011
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed August 13, 2011

We stayed here for three nights in August 2011 and found the Real to be a wonderful hotel. Contrary to one previous reviewer, this hotel is very much open for business and having been so well looked after, we would definitely recommend it.
it is located about 5 mins walk from the Zocalo on a safe and well served street. it is a very secure hotel with a lovely pool, though the water is a bit shaded and cold.
The restaurant is good and serves a very decent breakfast. We arrived a day late and the hotel could not do enough for us. They didnt even charge us for the night we missed which was so decent of them.
The rooms are spacious enough, clean and well furnished, nothing amazing or anything but very comfortable.
So it is good value, central, safe and most of all, served by staff who just could not do enough for us. if you are coming to Oaxaca, then definitelt consider this hotel.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with friends
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Property: Hotel Oaxaca Real
Address: Manuel Garcia Vigil #306 Centro Historico | Centro Histórico, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Oaxaca > Oaxaca
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #55 of 109 Hotels in Oaxaca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Oaxaca Real 3.5*
Number of rooms: 77
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our Hotel also offers you the following services: free and secured parking, restaurant with daily service from 07:00 am until 11:00 pm, pool, wireless internet in the lobby, travel agency.The rooms are among other things equipped with safe, hairdryer, mirrors, Cable TV, Phone. We are situated two blocks from Santo Domingo Cathedral, two blocks from the Zócalo (main Square), as well as very near to many Museums and Art Galleries. Our direction is Calle Manuel Garcia Vigil #306 in the Center. ... more   less 
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