Huge Loft in Refurbished Factory

Entire home/apt
4 Guests
2 Bedrooms
2 Beds
Per Night
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Huge loft with 2 private roof gardens in refurbished factory called La Calera/ in Oaxaca City in old neighborhood of Ex-Marquezado. 5 mins from old railway station/ 15 minutes from the Zocalo. Great for artists and nature lovers away from home.

Roof garden

Roof garden

The Space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 3
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 2
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Room type: Entire home/apt


Weekly Price: $450 /week
Monthly Price: $1500 /month
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

La Calera is a refurbished factory, the only of its kind in Oaxaca. The architecture and design is fabulous and of the highest quality down to the bathroom and kitchen tiles from Maestro Francisco Toledo himself. There are working artists on site along with a beautiful library with over two thousand editions.

Guest Access

The house is equipped with all amenities including wireless internet, washer and dryer and a full working kitchen. A full bar is also available where guests are asked to leave a contribution for what they consume.

Interaction with Guests

Very little.

The Neighborhood

La Calera is situated in Oaxaca´s oldest neighborhoods: Ex-Marquezado which offers a real, authentic vista of Oaxaca City. Given that it is Oaxaca the colonial city center is just a few minutes up the road.

Getting Around

Public transport in the form of urban buses and taxis run along the main avenue into the city center every few minutes just one/ two blocks away. We do offer a taxi service with a reliable and economical person for guests arriving to the airport.

Other Things to Note

La Calera is an ex-factory. Therefore, it doesnt have the usual street address and getting in for the first time is not as easy per say as a street level house. It is therefore important to be patient, follow the instructions/ maps, and to try to time your arrival in daylight and as best as possible so as to avoid complications. In addition, ceilings in the house are very high and the staircases are open. Therefore, it is not advisable to bring very small children unless under constant supervision.

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House Rules

Oaxaca is a very "natural place" and you are never far away from the elements. The Calera is also a safe haven for nature with lots of birds, animals, and insects to enjoy. As a result, it is important to be clean and tidy in the kitchen and not to leave crumbs or food out. Moreover, during the rainy season (may to august) the rain can be very strong and wild and therefore it is important to close windows and patio doors. The library is a great place for kids to explore but please make sure to put back games and books in the places they were found. The library does have "community hours" and there may at times be community activities taking place. As a result, please limit consumption of alcohol during these times to the house and its terrace spaces.

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Safety Features
Fire Extinguisher

1 night minimum stay
Master Bedroom

Master Bedroom

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About the Host, Michael

Mexico City, Mexico
Member since October 2009


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