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“A very positive experience” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Hotel Parador San Agustin

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Hotel Parador San Agustin
Ranked #21 of 111 Hotels in Oaxaca
Certificate of Excellence
Fredericton, Canada
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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“A very positive experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

As a group of friends, we stayed a week in this hotel. It was a social and cultural delight. Well located close to the Zocalo. The hotel has a marvelous layout around courtyards and impeccably clean,large rooms. Most significant feature is the staff. They seem to enjoy workign together and it is contagious. They were cheerful, polite, and caring. Leaving after a week, I felt like I was leaving family. I cannot say enough good about this hotel and the people there. I would love to return sometime.
John J, Fredericton Canada

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
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Bath, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

We stayed on our arrival to Oaxaca and enjoyed it so much that we re booked the hotel on our return before flying out of Oaxaca. The staff are friendly and helpful, the hotel is situated very conveniently right in the centre giving easy access to all the wonderful markets, and places of interest. The room was large, clean and the breakfast good, the only downside the showers were a bit dodgy, although they worked they were a bit erratic.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank 910Aurora
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Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

This hotel is very well located, clean and with friendly and helping staff.Large rooms well furnished.
BUT, NO windows in rooms and a very noisy university center next door that gives loud lectures all hours until sometimes after 10:00hres at night. When I say LOUD, believe me!
Had to use ear plugs, but not sufficient, and keep door open for air...ventilation on the high ceiling barely useful.
Too bad...

Room Tip: Second floor and on the left when entering the hotel.
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 stars
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Belmont, California
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

We just spent 4 nights at this great place. I cannot say enough good things about Denise at the front desk. She was incredibly helpful long before we arrived- she sent me pictures of the room, patiently answered many questions and was always extremely service-oriented. When we arrived much earlier than we thought we would, as we were able to get on an earlier connecting flight from Mexico City, she managed to have our room ready much earlier than standard check-in time and they made breakfast for us even though it seemed to be past breakfast time.

Denise also watched our 2 young daughters on short notice when we didn't have a babysitter and she didn't even ask to be paid (we paid her anyway). She gave us advice on what to see and do and booked a great and inexpensive tour of Mitla, El Tule, Teotitlan and Hierve el Agua for us at the last minute. She always had a smile on her face and was just incredibly nice, friendly and helpful.

We had the Margaritas Suite, which is in an interior courtyard towards the back of the hotel and is shielded from the street noise. It is fairly quiet, though about 7:30 a.m. or so one might hear the fresh juice being made for breakfast in the kitchen. The suite was large with 2 separate rooms and an enormous bathroom. 2 beds were put in the 2d room for our daughters. The only downside is that there was sometimes a smell of sewage coming up from the toilet, which is something we have experienced at several other hotels in Mexico.

The entire suite cost only about $85 dollars per night, making it an incredible value. We paid in cash and free breakfast for the adults were included. The breakfasts are ample and good- eggs, delicious black beans, wonderful fruit plate, fresh bread with butter and jam, and fresh juices, including papaya, cactus, carrot, etc. You eat breakfast in the downstairs courtyard which, like the hotel, has a lot of colonial character. The other staff serving breakfast, like Noe, were also very nice and helpful.

This is not a "five star" or "luxury" hotel but it is authentically colonial, very pretty, spotlessly clean and quite comfortable and a bargain for the price. The location is fantastic- just 1.5 blocks from the Zocalo and maybe 2 or 3 blocks from Mercado Juarez. Everything is so easily walkable from there. It is also on a street that has much less traffic noise and fumes than many others in Oaxaca.

Oaxaca is a vibrant, colorful town with gorgeous architecture, fascinating markets, interesting churches and museums, and surrounded by villages with interesting handicrafts. I highly recommend a stay at Parador San Agustin.

Room Tip: If you want a large room that is quiet, ask for the Margaritas Suite.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
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1 Thank MateoElViajero
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Merida, Mexico
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198 reviews
95 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

we spent two nights here and my friend forgot her medications in the drawer. we made a phonecall to the staff who promptly sent the medications, paying for the shipping costs, which we reimboursed later. this in itself is a rarity all over the world let alone in mexico. the room was unfortunately very noisy (chose a room on the back of the hotel, not one of the three rooms overlooking the street) - very friendly and convenient place, just a few steps from the zocalo and the centre.

Room Tip: just do not chose one of the three rooms overlooking the street! the noise will keep you awake.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank fabiofort
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san francisco ca usa
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43 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Stayed in this hotel right around the block from the main square. Rooms were clean, bright and spacious. The breakfast(not included in rate) was filling and tasty. The staff were very helpful. Nice hotel for the price

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank pisco47
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Chicago, Illinois
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63 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Just spent six nights at the Hotel Parador San Agustin. It is one and a half blocks from Zocalo (main square in the Centro Historic Center)... A large comfortable room with an outstanding and accomodating staff! The restaurant is only open for breakfast, but as I was leaving a new cafe was opening adjacent to the hotel.

Room Tip: On street rooms have large windows to outside but can be noisy. Interior rooms open to courtyard.
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank jeff m
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Property: Hotel Parador San Agustin
Address: Armenta y Lopez # 215 | Col. Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Oaxaca > Oaxaca
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Suites
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Ranked #21 of 111 Hotels in Oaxaca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Parador San Agustin 2.5*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Travelers with a taste for elegance and comfort will delight at the chance to stay at the newest in the series of Oaxaca's Parador Hotels, "Parador San Agustin". The Parador San Agustin was recently transformed from a deteriorating 16th century colonial estate into a charming, four star hotel with 16 rooms, and an excellent restaurant which, in itself, makes this hotel well-worth the visit. Whether you're a tourist determined to experience the wonders of Oaxaca, or a business person on the run, San Agustin's combination of efficiency, modernity and old-fashioned charm will fit the bill. ... more   less 
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