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Quinta Real Oaxaca
Why we like it
- All the rooms are air conditioned and overlook either the courtyard/garden or the picturesque streets of Oaxaca
- Quinta Real Oaxaca is located in the historic center of Oaxaca, just moments from the main square (zocalo)
- The restaurant serves classic continental cuisine and Oaxacan specialties, including traditional 'moles' and the local mescal
- Other facilities include the Las Bugambilias bar, a shop and news stand, extensive gardens and patios - as well as the opportunity to explore the historic convent
An outdoor heated swimming pool is set in an orchard surrounded by original colonial archways and portals - home to the charming bar, Las Novicias.
I would just like to add that the help / service we received from Melissa Hookway was oustanding. It was very personal and I was made to felt like a valued client.
- AC, Cheshire
Original features abound. Long tiled corridors are adorned with fading original frescoes, whilst sun-washed courtyards and flower filled patios and gardens are bordered by wonderful colonial archways and portals.
The rooms are large with wooden beam and terracotta tile ceilings, stucco walls, restored original floor tiles and queen or double beds. All are tastefully decorated with native weavings and Oaxacan crafts, whilst the modern bathrooms are decorated with beautiful Mexican tiles.
Best time to be there
October to April as the rainy season works its way up from the south beginning in May and running until September. Hurricanes may occur from July to October. December to February are the coolest months, when northerly winds can sometimes take inland northern Mexico temperatures down to freezing.
Mexico City Mon, Wed, Fri and Sun (onward connections to the coast)
12 hours (plus one hour for onward connections)
GMT -6 hours
Not required for UK passport holders
No mandatory vaccinations required
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