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“Pleasant stay close to Zocalo” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Hotel Posada del Centro

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Hotel Posada del Centro
Ranked #25 of 111 Hotels in Oaxaca
Certificate of Excellence
Scotland
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51 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Pleasant stay close to Zocalo”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

We went to this hotel because of the reviews on trip advisor. We liked it. It's quite a simple place and the room we initially had (12) was small with a lot of light at night and noisy, with no hot water. We asked about the water and were moved to a much more beautiful room (15) when they couldn't fix it for us. The staff were very friendly and the morning coffee was very good. Close by the center, but far enough out to feel like a local (only 3 blocks, but it made a nice difference). Would return.

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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Washington
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14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2011

The helpful staff was attentive from check in, stored our bags on the last day while we traveled on the last day, and was great throughout. The rooms and shared bathroom was clean. There are private bathrooms as well.

The free coffee and wi-fi are nice touches as well. Located blocks from the Zocalo, this is an excellent place to stay.

The only downside is that the walls are minimally thin, which could be hard for very light sleepers.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with friends
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greece
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2011

we stayed 2 nights in a room with shared bathroom-the room was ok especially for its price!it was clean the same as the shared bathroom-a bit old especially the showers but ok-very nice and friendly staff!wonferful patio and have free lockers for yr belongins!we had a night bus to catch and they let us have a shower & gave us a clean towel!very secure place!

  • Stayed August 2011
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2011

Posada del Centro had an incredibley friendly and helpful staff; beautiful and clean courtyards, perfectly clean rooms with comfortable beds. Very comfortable. No bugs, clean fresh water, coffee in the morning. This hotel is perfect for anyone on a budget or even without a budget. The rooms have either private baths or shared (we shared a bath and walked across the courtyard for the bathroom) and it was still very nice. Very clean, kept up, not filled with people, good showers, no bugs. The rooms had ample space, closets. The staff helped us to understand everything we needed to know and even let us talk to them in Spanish (as they saw we really wanted to practice) and talked to us in perfect english only when we really needed. They were great and gave us an unbeatable deal. The place was perfect for a beer in the courtyard at sundown, quiet peace and a 3 minute walk to zocala, all transit, the bus stations for Mitla and Monte Alban...amazing. I would absolutely return and be delighted to stay with them.

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  • Stayed May 2011, traveled as a couple
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2010

Friendly and super helpful owner. Delightful courtyard, clean, basic, pleasant rooms. Central location. We loved this place.

Stayed October 2010, traveled with friends
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nyc
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2010

very friendly staff. simple and pleasant rooms. pretty courtyard. great kitchen. you may have to wait for hot water. theres a noisy bar nearby so if you sleep light bring earplugs.

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toronto
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246 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2010

We stayed here for 3 nights at the end of January. We had a lovely room on the ground floor on the inner courtyard. The staff were great and organized trips for us to Mitla and Monte Alban. Both trips were excellent. They also recommended Cafe Alex, down the street, for breakfast. If you are not very adventurous, Taco Inn (on the Zocalo) is a good place for lunch.

Stayed February 2010, traveled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Posada del Centro
Address: Avenida de La Independencia # 403, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Oaxaca > Oaxaca
Amenities:
Restaurant
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Oaxaca
#17 Romantic Hotel in Oaxaca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 22
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