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“Wonderful quiet oasis in a busy town”

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Hotel Boutique De La Parra
Ranked #27 of 109 Hotels in Oaxaca
Certificate of Excellence
Seattle, WA
Level 6 Contributor
158 reviews
42 hotel reviews
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“Wonderful quiet oasis in a busy town”
Reviewed 28 February 2014

We loved our stay at De La Parra. The rooms were comfy. The beds were excellent - we slept like logs. And we just loved sitting by the pool in the evenings. No one else was around - so we had the place to ourselves. Despite this being a fairly busy noisy town - the hotel was wonderfully quiet. Our friends also had a dog - and the hotel was super accommodating about the dog wandering around. We would gladly stay here again!

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Palo Alto, California
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Reviewed 15 February 2014

I stayed there 3 weeks while studying Spanish. The location is wonderful--near the Zocalo and other major sites. The rooms are comfortable and clean. I can say rooms with an "s" because part way into my trip they suggested a room change. I was very happy with my original room but the second one was even better. Hotels don't to that on their own initiative. Very impressive and obviously highly personalized service. Breakfast was great and the staff very attentive. I would stay there again!

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled solo
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MarcosGV, Director General at Hotel Boutique De La Parra, responded to this review, 23 February 2014
Hi, thanks for your review, at Hotel Boutique De La Parra, we believe the most important thing is service, we must do the impossible so you can enjoy your vacation, if a better room or suite is available, we will gladly give you an upgrade.

I'm glad you liked our hotel, the staff service and our beatiful Oaxaca, hope to see you soon
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 8 February 2014

Pampered by the staff. Friendly and small, comfortable hotel. No Holiday Inn aspect to this old world charm. Only 1/2 half block off the zocalo. Walking distance to historic center of town attractions. What a great place to unwind. You get what you pay for.

Room Tip: Rooms fronting on courtyard, first floor, hear kitchen and diners' voices.
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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Colchester, England, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
51 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2014 via mobile

Unique hotel in classical style with very welcoming, helpful and hard working staff. We were the only guests on a couple of nights and had very special service and treatment. Even when we checked out at 4.30 am, the on-duty staff were alert and attentive. The breakfasts were excellent Mexican style and well cooked and served with attentive humour. The location of the hotel is very convenient for the town sites and restaurants around the Zocalo.

Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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New York City, New York
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35 reviews
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Reviewed 1 January 2014

Our family of four (including teen and tween) just spent four nights at Hotel de la Parra and were sorry to leave: the hotel is beautiful and elegant but warm, the staff smiling, friendly and always helpful. Every inquiry and request was pursued immediately and thoroughly.The location, a block from the Zocalo, which was magic and wild during Christmas week, couldn't have been better. But for all the explosive joy of the Zocalo, returning at night to the orderly calm and quiet beauty of de la Parra was a sweet, hushed pleasure. Though it was too chilly to swim, we did enjoy lounging by the pool in the afternoon sun, a lovely setting. From our very first contact when we made the reservation, Rodolfo Reyes was patient and responsive, taking our calls and emails and offering tips, making connections, following through. Breakfasts in the pretty courtyard were splendid, with many options. The rooms were bright, clean, tasteful and welcoming.

Room Tip: It is a quiet hotel but for those who are extremely noise-sensitive, simply ask for a room away from...
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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 25 December 2013

I have stayed at the Hotel de la Parra many times and each time I go I am happy with my choice. The staff is excellent, the property is always in perfect condition, the owner keeps the property up beautifully..always replacing things before they need to be replaced..The hotel is 1/2 block from the Zocolo which is perfect..gives you the best of all worlds..peace and quiet yet you can quickly get to the action. Hotel de la Parra is my home away from home and I feel so grateful that I have been a part of it for so many years.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 24 November 2013

Nos hospedamos en el maravilloso ''HOTEL DE LA PARRA'' durante 7 dias en Oct. 2013. Esta situado en el corazon de la historica y bonita ciudad de Oaxaca. A pasos del zocalo y partes historicas. Camas confortables, banos modernos y los empleados super estupendos para ayudar. Jesus C. desde Ottawa, ON Canada.

My wife and I stayed at ''HOTEL DE LA PARRA'' for 7 days in Oct 2013. It's a beautiful hotel and only steps from the Zocalo and all historic sites. The rooms and washroom are modern. The beds were very comfortable. The staff will go the extra mile to help you enjoy your stay. I.enjoyed the swimming pool. I would definitely go back. Jesus C. from Ottawa, ON Canada.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Boutique De La Parra
Address: Calle Vicente Guerrero No. 117 | Col. Centro Histórico, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Oaxaca > Oaxaca
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Oaxaca
#4 Family Hotel in Oaxaca
#12 Romantic Hotel in Oaxaca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Boutique De La Parra 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel de la Parra is a hacienda-style boutique hotel located steps away from the Zócalo, or center square, of Oaxaca City. We offer rooms equipped with air conditioning, minibars, and all the amenities, as well as a lovely pool and restaurant. Well-situated in the heart of Oaxaca's majestic historic center, Hotel De La Parra is surrounded by gourmet restaurants, beautiful churches, fascinating museums and many other sites of interest.These are the ingredients which make Hotel De La Parra one of the best, most comfortable places to stay in Oaxaca.Welcome to Oaxaca, and to the Hotel De La Parra! ... more   less 
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