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El Diablo y la Sandia Libres

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We brought ten women to this magical place and rented the whole building it was very magical clean colourful full of kindness and beauty. We didn't see many staff about and it would have been great to meet maria but we were only there three days ... We had a mini bus to run us in and out of town...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful place to stay, good food with a laid back atmosphere. Excellent attention to details, fantastic service! Terrific location; convenient and quiet. Highly recommended. We will be back.

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Ithaca, New York
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We had an excellent time staying here for four nights. The hotel is well-located, a quick walk from the zocalo. We stayed in the luna room, which is the only room on the second floor. It overlooks the courtyard and steps out onto the terrace--definitely worth reserving this room, if possible. We enjoyed the tasty traditional breakfasts cooked each morning--the...

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Thank Sarah451985
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We stayed in the Corazon room for 5 nights, which together with the Luna room we think are the best options in the hotel. On arrival we were offered a different room, right beside the kitchen, which we found too small and stuffy. Our complaint was immediately resolved and we were moved to another room. The staff were always friendly...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 28 April 2016

This is a great place to stay. I had the pleasure to stay at both locations. Libres is lovely but the newer place at Boca del Monte is really special. It has a beautiful courtyard, the colours are amazing and it's in a great location near the centre. Libres is also in a convenient location, just a little further to...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 April 2016

A fanstastic B&B with a very authentic feel, kind staff and an awesome breakfast which changes each day. In a great location too, very easy walk to the town centre and close to nice restaurants and mezcal bars. My husband had been feeling unwell before we arrived in Oaxaca, and continued to feel sick for several days, but the staff...

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Redmond
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We stayed at the newer location, El Diablo y la Sandia Boca del Raton. We were very happy with the location. I had asked for a room at the back to avoid street noise, and we were in Rosa which was very quiet. The patio, terrace and grounds were all lovely. Breakfasts were delicious, different each day (as well as...

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1Thank Sue W
Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 18 March 2016

location is excellent walking distance to all interesting places in the city, hotel is very special, rooms are beautiful, breakfast delicious!! the best decission for our trip. If you travel with a group, you can have the hotel only for you, it is wonderful that way!!

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 13 March 2016

a wonderfully bright and friendly atmosphere with a great breakfast. The courtyard has a big table where everyone sits at - giving you a chance to exchange travel advice with other guests! We loved the idea and found it helped us experience Oaxaca! Thank you to the team for making our stay so comfortable

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British Columbia
Reviewed 6 March 2016

I stayed here in January 2012. This place was wonderful in every way. The location is good, close to everything but not too close. The owner was great, helpful and hospitable and friendly. The food was good. The rooms were great in terms of value and feel. It had a great vibe. Yes. I will return at some point.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Diablo y la Sandia Libres

Address: Calle Libres 205 | Col. Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Oaxaca > Oaxaca
Price Range: RM356 - RM427 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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El Diablo y La Sandia Hotel Oaxaca
El Diablo y La Sandia Bed And Breakfast
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“La luna is the only room on the 2nd floor, opens onto a patio and overlooks the main courtyard of the hotel. Definitely request this room!”
 of 5 bubbles Sarah451985, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Corazon and Luna rooms we think are best”
 of 5 bubbles stewcunningham, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
“choose a room away from the road. Ideally Luna as it is up by the roof terrace”
 of 5 bubbles amandaberlins, 13 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Get an en-suite bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles draperha, 7 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Choose the Luna room”
 of 5 bubbles rbfleeds, 24 Oct 2015 | Read review
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