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Patio
Casa Palomita Internal Patio
Northern view from rooftop
Western view from rooftop
Front of house before painted but showing wooded area
Front of house painted
External window with two Palomitas
Patio
From patio: door to outside
From patio: entrance to 2nd bedroom
Handmade water fountain
Patio
Palomita gargoyles
Patio
Patio with hammock
Patio
Patio
Patio with talavera tiles
Patio
Patio
Patio furniture
Door to 2nd bedroom with talavera tiles
View from living room to patio
Sliding glass doors with shades down
Kitchen with talavera tiles and handmade cabinets
Kitchen
Kitchen
Kitchen
Kitchen
Kitchen
Dining area / Kitchen
Dining area / Living room
Dining area / Living room
Dining area with Oaxacan handmade rug
Dining area / Living room
Dining area / Living room
Main Bedroom
Main bedroom
Main Bedroom
Main Bedroom
Walkin Shower and Talaveras in main bathroom
Bougainvilla in utility patio off main bedroom
Second Bedroom
Second Bedroom
Second Bedroom
Flatscreen for video watching
Second bathroom
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Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Oaxaca, Southern Mexico

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bbarber20...
Albany, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“What A Great Place to Stay in Oaxaca!”
Reviewed 9 December 2016 for a stay in December 2016
1
person found this review helpful

Casa Palomita is cool, colorful, and comfortable. The rooms are spacious. The kitchen and house are totally well-equipped. It's an easy walk to the center of town. Having this place to stay is one of so many reasons visit Oaxaca again and again. --
Bob Barber
Albany, CA

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Liked best: Room design and decoration
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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rudypadil...
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Excellent w/all the bells and whistles”
Reviewed 26 November 2016 for a stay in November 2016

This spacious two bedroom caught me by surprise. Every detail meticulously taken care of. The home is located on a quiet safe steet closed off at the end. Walking distance to the center of town and near a main road that gets you in and out of Oaxaca.

The home is a delight. Spotless with all the conveniences in abundance (dishware, utensils, cabinet space, washer dryer, firm bedding, lots of pillows and clean linings, full stove, microwave, oven toaster, coffee grinder, etc). Tasteful artwork, traditional Oaxacan carpets, private spaces, two full bathrooms with plenty of fresh towels of all sizes, patio furniture, fountain, with authentic artesian Oaxacan art. You are in your own little world reading or outside.

The interior lighting creates a beautiful ambiance in the evening and indirect sunshine brightens up the living room during the day.

I extended my visit an additional week because of the peace and tranquility of Casa Palomita. This is truly a home for respite and self-care at an affordable price.

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Paul S
Texas
Level 5 Contributor
42 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Perfect place to stay!”
Reviewed 18 November 2016 for a stay in November 2016

We had an absolutely wonderful time in Oaxaca, renewing old friendships and making new ones. Your home was a highlight for us. It is so gorgeous, comfortable, quiet, soothing and a true home away from home. Our stay coincided with the "SuperMoon" and every night light from the moon would pour through the skylights onto our bed. We felt a connection to the Zapotecs and their respect and worship of the moon. Your "Welcome to Casa Palomita" guide is fantastic and so helpful, as was the book "Oaxaca Tips". Lu was very helpful. We look forward to another visit in the future.

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ricardoin...
San Francisco, California
1 review
“Oaxaca elegance and comfort”
Reviewed 14 November 2016 for a stay in October 2016

Maria was a gracious host who went out of her way to welcome us to her beautiful home. It was clear that she was connected to the community in a way that made us welcome not just in her aesthetically beautiful guesthouse but also in in her larger network of friendships. The trip was significant because of the cultural significance of the day of the dead. A peaceful and conveniently located sanctuary in a stimulating and vibrant bustle of Oaxaca.

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Travelling group: Solo
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Pattie44F...
Florida
Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“My favorite home-away-from-home!”
Reviewed 3 November 2016 for a stay in September 2016

My second time around spending a month at Casa Palomita was mid-September - mid-October. And, as was the first stay a couple years ago, it was nothing but pleasure. The location is excellent, in a quiet and historical neighborhood a 20 minute walk from the zocalo. The house is beautifully designed and furnished (that's an understatement), including a fully furnished kitchen; Lu, the on-site manager, is delightful (that's an understatement) - always helpful, never intrusive. (Just prior to this visit, I had experienced a small health scare; however, I was confident that if I had any problems while at la casa, Lu could cope.) One begins to feel a part of the neighborhood, greeting neighbors, buying basics at the local tienda and nearby market. Even the noisily protective local dogs down the street get to know you and just lift an eyelid when you pass. La Casa is a perfect haven to awake to bird song, to return to tranquility at the end of days exploring, or, if one is blessed with enough time, to just enjoy the ambiance of the house, its art, its colors, its comforts. I hope to return!

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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babs1220
San Anselmo
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Marvelous experience”
Reviewed 22 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

We found the house just as charming as advertised and very well equipped. Ellen did mention that the doorway to the little patio where the laundry is located could also use a pull down shade to help keep the heat out during the day but that is a very minor defect and I only mention it because you asked if there was anything that we could suggest. We would love to return, perhaps in a slightly cooler month. I chose April because I am still working part time for a school district and it is my spring break.

Lu was an absolute angel and we very much appreciated her help during our stay. Also we did hire Don Vidal several days and he was also a delight. Such a nice person and as you said very knowledgeable and helpful. One day he took us to the centro de abastos and guided us around to help us find the things we were looking for...no small task in that warren of puestos!! Your guide to the house and Oaxaca is impressive and was very useful, thank you.

We took a couple of cooking classes, one in Oaxaca and one in Teotitlan del Valle. Alma de mi Tierra and El Sabor Zapoteco, both of which we would recommend heartily to your other guests.

Thank you once again for sharing your lovely house and local knowledge with us, it was all really a wonderful experience.

Travelling group: Other
Your age range 65+
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Judith T
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“an excellent place to stay”
Reviewed 24 February 2016 for a stay in February 2016
1
person found this review helpful

Casa Palomita is a warm and comfortable place to stay. It is well furnished, beds are very comfortable, The kitchen is well stocked with pots, pans and cutlery. The house is located in a safe neighborhood with stores and parks very close by. The walk to the zocolo takes about 20 minutes which is an easy stroll.

Maria, the owner is very responsive. The house book she sends if you make a reservation is filled with useful information. Lu is onsite in a separate small house. She is delightful and is able to answer questions you may have, as well as make arrangements for any small fixes you may need...ie, we identified a small problem with the washing machine and it was shortly fixed.

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Liked best: the overall comfort and the sounds of birds in the morning.
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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