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Paulina Youth Hostel

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I spent a few nights here and, whilst the rooms are clean and quiet enough, I found the hostel a little sterile and officious. During my stay, 2 out of 3 of the toilets were out of service on the ground floor and the light in the bathroom, which is on a timed movement switch, would frequently time out whilst...

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Went to the one day festival in Oaxaca city, and that was a great experience. The dancing, music, and wonderful food. Don't let the name of this place fool you. It is new, clean, and a great location. The private rooms are large, with fans, and the beds are very comfortable. the staff is very friendly and helpful with things...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 25 June 2016

I recommend hesitating giving your credit card to this business. I paid in full the morning I checked out with cash, which was witnessed by a friend. A month later I saw the same charge billed on my credit card statement - meaning they charged me twice. I got no response when I contacted them about this. Really uncool. I...

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Reviewed 31 May 2016

I spent three nights there and really felt comfortable there. Very quiete, refreshing place, very clean and a good breakfast included. If u are looking for a party hostal, it's not recommendable. If you are looking for a nice and comfortable place to rest after a long day walking around in oaxaca, go there!

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Pros - kind and amable staffs - great location easy access to zona centro - A clean bed - great arrangement of architecture - breakfast included Cons - shower... Rusty. And you have to come out every two minutes to make sure that the light is not turned off and they don't have a little shelve that you can put...

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Thank Monica H
Puerto Escondido, Mexico
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

I really liked the location of Paulina. This hostel is located near the Zocalo. It's one of the best options that you have. Friendly staff who gave me lots of info about what to do in the area. If you like meeting others travelers, you'll have a great time here

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Thank Pepe K
Toluca, Mexico
Reviewed 18 March 2015

this is a full hostel architecture, and have everything you need , this hostel is the world lead on hostel should be, the rate is regular but give you the most of your money and experience that leads you to end up giving gratuity for their great SERVICE and food .

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 19 December 2014

I went on a mission trip many years ago here and had no complaints about staying here. The cost of the rooms and amenities was very affordable and was secure. Enjoyed the delicious breakfasts and wonderful location in the town for our needs.

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Reviewed 4 October 2014 via mobile

+ breakfast: eggs, toast, cereal, fruit, coffee, tea, orange juice + location: 5 min to zocalo + clean + good WiFi - only one plug in the room - if you sleep next to the street it's very noisy (and we're used to noise) - they charge you to use the internet on the computer - no atmosphere/nice furniture at...

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Ithaca, New York
Reviewed 30 September 2014

I have stayed at Hostel Paulina probably 5 times since 2007 and it's always been excellent. The staff is incredibly helpful. (I had credit card problems and they were amazing) They remember me by name when I return-and years later recognize me in the streets of Oaxaca and say hello. I agree with one reviewer that it can be noisy-but...

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Additional Information about Paulina Youth Hostel

Address: Trujano 321 esquina Diaz Ordaz | Centro Historico, Oaxaca, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Oaxaca > Oaxaca
Price Range: $16 - $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
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“give your couple a break and stay each one on male and female side”
jlplaza21, 18 Mar 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are quite the same”
297marcov, 29 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a room father away from the street - there is some traffic noise. The 2nd or 3rd floor may be quieter than the 1st.”
KDsTravels, 1 Jan 2013 | Read review
“nothing, don't stay here”
espaciofinito, 12 Nov 2011 | Read review
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