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El Secreto B&B

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Reviewed 18 March 2016

We had the pleasure of staying in El Secreto last week. The wondrous deck alone is a great reason to stay there but the room and fantastic mattress and linens are equally fantastic. There is only one problem, you could just hang there and be perfectly happy instead of touring beautiful Oaxaca.

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Reviewed 4 March 2016

I just spent a month in El Secreto B&B in Oaxaca. It's an elegant 4 bedroom facility, filled with splendid art works. Breakfasts are amazing: always with fresh made granola, yogurt, and honey, and with fresh fruit and juice. But with main dishes that in the entire month cook Christina never repeated. The house is new, beautifully architect designed with...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 March 2016

El Secreto turned out to be a lovely B&B. The staff were great, the room was clean and pleasant and the breakfasts were different every day. We were very happy with our stay. Larry Woldenberg and Christine Power Sydney, Australia

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 14 February 2016

El Secreto feels very much like a modern-style home that's been converted into a B&B, with an open-space kitchen and dining room, a small sitting room to the side, and three en-suite bedrooms. Just as at Las Bugambilias, its larger sister B&B just a couple of blocks down the street, the staff here does a truly amazing job keeping the...

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Houston, TX
Reviewed 11 February 2016

We loved staying at El Secreto. The breakfasts every morning were fabulous and Christina decorated the table every day in imaginative ways and every breakfast was different. Renato was a perfect host and got us drivers, an extra bedroom, and wine as well as waiting on us for breakfast. It is directly behind the convent so a perfect location. We...

Thank SusanProspere
Reviewed 29 December 2015

Our Azalea room accommodations were spacious, clean and comfortable. Our room opened to a side patio with remote activated water feature. Rooftop terrace offered a relaxing spot to read, sip and enjoy the view of the mountains surrounding the city. And the complimentary breakfasts were a real highlight, featuring Cristina and Paula's creative cuisine and clever table decorations. We also...

Thank LaLa94941
Erie, Colorado
Reviewed 23 December 2015

My husband and I stayed at El Secreto, a little yellow house several blocks from the main square. Our room had a private patio which we enjoyed a great deal. Decor and accessories in the room were excellent. Breakfast, served each morning (with smiles and willingness to help us with our poor Spanish) was delicious, fresh and artfully presented. There...

Thank helenkhedrick
Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico
Reviewed 10 December 2015

The El Secreto is very private, very clean , and very quiet place to stay in Oaxaca, There is a breakfast served every morning, excellent and very attentive staff. The place is very clean, and the house is very private, a friend and I really enjoyed staying at El Secreto for 5 nights, and really enjoyed it all. It is...

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Reviewed 5 December 2015

In a way I would love it to be my secret, but it really should be shared. It is such a gem in a wonderful location with an exceptional staff of Christina, Juan and Paula in the El Secreto House. They kept everything clean and comfortable, cared for me (since I previously injured myself) and fed me with such an...

Thank SoPassionate4Travel
Marco Island, Florida
Reviewed 17 November 2015

El Secreto is a small (3 bedrooms) boutique B&B centrally located in the city of Oaxaca, Mexico on Reforma St., one of the main streets. The staff made wonderful breakfasts each morning for us. The entire interior space was updated and very modern. And they offered free unlimited phone calls back to the U.S. on the house phone. Oaxaca is...

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El Secreto is a cozy urban oasis with four bedrooms, private patios and a massage area. A rooftop deck allows for sunbathing and relaxation as well as providing a panoramic view of the city and the surrounding mountains. This private and intimate B&B located in the best spot in the city, literally across the street from the legendary Santo Domingo Church and the beautiful Ethnobotanical Gardens. If you can dream it we can make it happen. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Secreto B&B

Address: Calle Reforma # 522 | Col. Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Oaxaca > Oaxaca
Price Range: RM356 - RM490 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“I stayed in two of the three rooms, both of which were very comfortable for two people.”
 of 5 bubbles TextileLover, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Azalea has a very private patio.”
 of 5 bubbles Marshmarig0ld, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There are only 3, there is not a bad one”
 of 5 bubbles Lilithepinkmx, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Every room is perfect. It is best to rent the whole place so that the shared areas are with friends.”
 of 5 bubbles SusanProspere, 11 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All 4 rooms are excellent. Our Azalea room was larger than the others.”
 of 5 bubbles LaLa94941, 28 Dec 2015 | Read review
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