About This Listing
We're very central, just one block from Santo Domingo! Private queen room with bathroom on 2nd floor of home. I have 3 rooms and 2 apartments for rent in the home, plus I have many tips and recommendations for you.
- Spacious private bedroom with queen bed
- Fully furnished including wardrobe and desk
- Private bathroom
- Clean linen and towels provided
- Rooms cleaned every second day
- Private safe in room
- Large terrace
- Fully equipped kitchen (including use of salt, sugar, oil and other essentials)
- High-speed WiFi
- Large TV on the terrace (no cable) with DVD player
- Free drinking water
- Electricity, gas, internet, hot water all included in price
- Hair dryer, iron and ironing board (please ask for use)
- All communal spaces shared with the family
- Secure front door plus lock on individual guest room doors
Interaction with Guests
I'm passionate about sharing my local knowledge, with plenty of tips and suggestions. Oaxaca is a very social town, with guests sometimes enjoying dinner or drinks together. Or feel free to enjoy your privacy.
I can also coordinate tours to local attractions and surrounding towns.
Our location is excellent, just one and a half blocks from Santo Domingo and five blocks from the Zocalo.
We are next door to a gymnasium and three blocks from a good market (Sanchez Pascuas). We are close to everything you need e.g. laundry, pharmacy and many great restaurants. But if you need to anything around town please don't hesitate to ask.
Centro Oaxaca is very safe and beautiful to walk around. Taxis are also generally easy to come by. If you wish to visit attractions outside of town you have option to take a bus, taxi or visit via an organised tour.
Other Things to Note
Please ask me if you have any questions, problems or need assistance during your stay.
- Host will take a copy of the guests passports upon arrival
- Cost of lots keys will be covered by guests
- No smoking
- No outside guests allowed
José is an excellent host, and I quite enjoyed his company. He cares a lot about giving visitors a good experience, and regularly considers ways of improving his home. He took me and a couple other guests out on a trip to Hierve el Agua, and he and I spent hours together working on my Spanish and his English (which is quite good, but not fluent).
I mostly stayed in "Room 3", on the top floor by the open air terrace and indoor kitchen. The room was small but certainly enough for me and has good light and a comfortable bed. I stayed briefly in "Room 2", but its window looks out into the adjacent gym and was too noisy with the gym's rock music.
The kitchen is very well stocked with all the usual tools, a lot of knives, a very good blender, a mechanical juicer and an electric one. There are a number of common ingredients on hand, like rice, oil, and seasonings. I enjoyed making regular licuados or jugos for my breakfast.
La maison est grande et bien tenue. Les espaces communs sont bien aménagés et la terrasse sur le toit très agréable. José Osorio est un hôte sympathique et se montre disponible pour faire connaître la ville et ses environs. La maison est très bien située, au coeur de la l'animation.
Absolutely Fantastic location!! Right in the heart of Oaxaca. Walking distance to all museums, galleries, restaurants, bars, mezcalerias. The room was clean, comfortable and spacious. There is even a terraza on the 3rd floor. Jose is an exceptional host, full of information and very kind. I will coming back to his place!!!
Jose gave us a lovely welcome complete with a map of el centro historico de Oaxaca and recommendations of where to go. As another reviewer stated, this is right next to a gym, so there will be some noise at night. It did not keep us up, but if you are a light sleeper keep that in mind. We felt very comfortable using the kitchen and the terrace- a beautiful space to have breakfast or relax. Jose is courteous and was happy to answer any questions we may have had.
The neighborhood was a nice distance from the busier "downtown" area- not so far that you didn't want to walk down and just far enough that it felt like a nice rest from all the activity. It is also a couple streets away from the street where the local buses drive by if you want to use local transportation instead of tourist buses.
Wouldn't stay anywhere else in Oaxaca!! Enjoyed almost a week at José' house, which was the highlight of our 3-weeks in Mexico.
The room was well equipped (good bed and shower), very clean and with well functioning wifi. Furthermore the rooftop terrace is just perfect! With view over the mountains and beautiful San Domingo church, we had breakfast and dinners.
In addition José was the perfect host, giving advice on what and how, and taking us and other guests out for dinner. Definitely worth a recommendation!
José's house is perfectly located, the room was large and very comfortable, and José is extraordinarily nice and welcoming. He even invited his guests to a Christmas Eve party with his family, and offered rides to the airport, help with bus tickets and took some guests to sights out of town. Not to mention the beautiful roof terrace, access to kitchen, and free mezcal! A wonderful experience.
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