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El Diablo y la Sandia Libres

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Reviewed 18 April 2012

The Maria's B&B is perfect to stay and enjoy the richness of Oaxaca ! Breakfast are yummy and different every day and Maria will make you discover the specialties of the region. Maria and her mom are really nice and helpful, and the place is decorated with lot of taste. I really recommend this place !

Thank amandine z
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Reviewed 9 April 2012

Gorgeous place, wonderful people, and amazing Oaxacan breakfasts. Maria was extremely helpful and accommodating to anything me and my two other friends needed. There is an amazing tlayuda place across the street from the B&B and the rooftop is incredibly relaxing. If you like B&Bs, you will like this place. We felt instantly at home, while still having a very...

Thank Amanda W
San Francisco, CA
Reviewed 17 March 2012

A great B&B experience depends as much on who stays there as the facility. The proprietor, Maria, has paid great attention to detail and while not an elegant place, it has all the necessary comforts and when you add fun guests - memorable times happen. Sharing daily adventures, tequilas on the patio and breakfast conversation distinguish this from the more...

Thank hansman49
Zacatecoluca, El Salvador
Reviewed 16 March 2012

We spent four days here while exploring Oaxaca. Once through the door, we were treated to a beautiful oasis in the middle of the city. The location is perfect for a walking tour of the city, and Maria, the most gracious hostess, is a font of information and can help arrange for tours and other things one might want to...

Thank Kate B
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 14 March 2012

Spent two nights here, while in town for a destination wedding weekend. This was our second time in Oaxaca - the last stayed elsewhere. Well, El Diablo Y La Sandia was great. Marie runs a nice, cozy, enjoyable B&B. Its just an ice place to relax, unwind, etc. We stayed in the Luna room which was very cute and comfy....

Thank sambieni
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 February 2012

A friend and I stayed for 5 days at el Diablo y la Sandia. From the moment we walked in we were extremely impressed. Maria is a wonderful host and is always happy to provide suggestions and recommendations. The location of the B&B is excellent and it felt very safe to walk around in the evenings. The breakfasts were amazing...

Thank 27KB11
Hamilton, Australia
Reviewed 28 February 2012

I was in Oaxaca last week and spent 5 nights at El Diablo y la Sandia and it was fantastic and Maria was an awesome host. We arrived really late on the Saturday and Maria was so accommodating. Breakfast with our 'neighbours' became a morning highlight as we shared stories of our previous days adventures and sought suggestions on the...

Thank Hels10
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 26 February 2012

We stayed here for 4 nights recently and were very happy with the choice. Super location to explore the city, Maria was an excellent hostess which made finding certain stores easy. We met an interesting mix of people around the breakfast table, which added to the fun. The couple we were with wished the breakfasts were a bit more substantial...

1Thank Heather R
Red Lodge, Montana
Reviewed 21 February 2012

I loved my stay at El Diablo y La Sandia, it felt like home the minute I walked in. Breakfast in the open courtyard was such a treat, so bright and welcoming. but the best part was Maria, herself, and the time she took to answer questions, call for taxis, etc. It is an easy walk to all the best...

Thank ducks4us
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 21 February 2012

We got to Oaxaca City late on the second of January, Maria was waiting for us, great place to be, very laid back and friendly, good breakfast.Great location near centre of town.

Thank Geoff H

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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: $106 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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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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