We're very central, just one block from Santo Domingo! Private room and bathroom, 2nd floor of family home. In total I have 3 rooms and 2 apartments for rent, plus I have local tips and recommendations for you.
- Private bedroom with queen bed
- Fully furnished
- Private bathroom
- Clean linen and towels provided
- Rooms cleaned every second day
- Private safe in the 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 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
Jose met us upon our arrival and was very helpful in getting us settled. The accommodations were reflected accurately in the posting. Accommodations are comfortable and clean. Jose was available with information and assistance regularly.
We especially enjoyed the upstairs patio especially on hot days. My husband actually watched the hockey game on our iPad up there one evening! The location is fabulous as it so close to everything. Mere steps to Santo Domingo church, museum and botanical garden, also great restaurants and shops.
Oaxaca is the town to visit and Jose has the place in the historic center to stay. He is a very nice person and will answer all your questions and will make sure you enjoy your time in Oaxaca.
I loved my cuarto ( room ) with that comfortable bed and own bathroom, all nice and clean.
On top of the building there is a generous terrace with a wonderful view and aswell the kitchen is up there and you’ll meet other guests.
It’s my first stop in Mexico and I’m happy to meet so many friendly people. For sure I’ll come back to stay at Jose’s place. Just, you have to understand that you are in the center of an old town with narrow streets and it’s not always quiet. My stay fell into Semana Santa and they made a lot of noise. If you fly in, you can take a colectivo minibus for 70 peso/person they drop you infront of the entrance which is to the left of the gym. All the best for Jose . . . AXEL
Nos quedamos en Casa JM por la segunda vez, y nos encantó de nuevo. Este cuarto está en el segundo piso en el lado de la calle en vez del lado del gimnasio. Preferimos este cuarto. Todas las ventanas abren, y también tienen persianas que son como puertas de un armario. Cuándo se las cierra, no hay ni luz ni ruido de la calle. Se duerme muy pero muy bien. José y su personal Blanca son muy amables y atentos. Porque José ya nos conocía, teníamos la oportunidad de pasar más tiempo con él, y a la vez, mi esposo y yo teníamos nuestro tiempo juntos cuándo lo queríamos. Mi esposo es panadero, y tuvimos dos fiestas pizzeras en la casa. Nos divertimos mucho con los otros huéspedes y con José y sus amigos y familia. ¡Nos pasó dos semanas muy bien!
We (email hidden) for the second time, and we loved it again. This room is on the second floor on the side of the street, rather than the side of the gym. We preferred this room. All of the windows open, and there are shutters like cupboard doors. When the shutters are closed, there is no light or sound from the street. One would sleep very, very well. José and his staff member Blanca are very kind and attentive. Since José already knew us, we had the opportunity to spend more time with him, but my husband and I also had the time to go out and do things on our own whenever we wished. My husband is a baker, and we had two pizza parties at the house. We had a lot of fun with the other guests and José's friends and family. We had a great two weeks!
Jose is a wonderful host. I can’t thank him enough for all the things he has done to make my visit to the beautiful state of Oaxaca worthwhile. Jose is very hospitable and accommodating. He picked me up at the airport on the day of my arrival. He walked me around the plaza and had coffee in his favorite coffee shop and worked on my itinerary. On my first night we had a mezcal and introduced me to the other guests. I felt so welcomed and at home in the casa. During my stay, he also took the time to walk me around and do shopping in few of the many markets of Oaxaca which I enjoyed so much.
Casa JM is centrally located in Oaxaca City. It is close to many courtyard cafés, art galleries, restaurants and convenience store, and also to many of the city’s known tourist spots.
I stayed in the private room 3 on the 3rd floor. I love the seclusion and most of all the panoramic view of the Sto. Domingo Church in the rooftop. There is a cozy sitting in the rooftop. The shared kitchen is conveniently next to my room and it is scrupulously clean. The room has a new A/C and not used for long because of the cool breeze at night sweeps me away to sleep.
I highly recommend to any traveler who plans to visit Oaxaca to stay in Casa JM. It is very affordable, near to places that I bet will interest you and being manned by very friendly, knowledgeable and receptive host.
Jose is a very friendly and helpfully host. We liked to stay in his apartment with kitchen\livingroom and bedroom, small windows to a Gym.-and this was the only minus-the rythm from7 to 11pm. No Gym at Saturdayafternoon and sunday . When we closed the window it was ok.
But the best of all was the Terrace on the Roof, there was Coffe and we had there breakfast every morning with a wonderful view .The house is very well located, only a few meters to Sto. Domingo and the pedestrian zone. All is very very clean, I will come again.
Jose's place is extremely well located, comfortable and overall ideal. Jose is an informative, inclusive host. I had a relaxing and enjoyable time. I recommend his home^^
The apartment is in a fantastic location... super central so you can walk everywhere. The apartment is clean and cleaned regularly. Jose is a very welcoming host who is happy to help you get around the city. I will definitely be staying here next time I pass through Oaxaca. Gracias Jose!
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A friendly, cordial Oaxacan family, with 20 years of experience receiving guests into our home and apartments. We are interested in showing you the culture and language of Oaxaca.