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Hotel Azul

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#17 of 111 Hotels in Oaxaca
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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is quiet and quaint. Beds were comfy. It was just what we needed, within walking distance of what we needed. It is not a luxury hotel, but it is perfect. Mayra at the front desk was so helpful arranging drivers for us and making dinner reservations. All the staff was very kind. Thanks!

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Hotel Azul d, Gerente at Hotel Azul, responded to this review

Dear Marina, On behalf of the entire team I would like you thank you for your choosing the Hotel Azul for your recent stay in Oaxaca. It was a pleasure having you as our guest and we hope to welcome you back in the near future. Thank you Friederike

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's our first time in Oaxaca and this hotel was beyond expected. The rooms are really fancy, with smooth colors. Every single room it's been decorated by a different artist. I really recommend this hotel.

Thank Jose Maria L
Hotel Azul d, Gerente at Hotel Azul, responded to this review

Dear José Maria, Thank you very much for your comments and for choosing the Hotel Azul for you recent stay in Oaxaca. It was a pleasure having you as our guest and we hope to welcome you back in the near future. Best Friederike

New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a beautiful little hotel with an amazing breakfast . The rooms, towels and bathrooms I wouldn't call them luxury but it is what you can expect from the destination. That is the only reason Why I didn't give them 5 stars. The location is amazing and the service is also very good.

Thank Jennifer R
Hotel Azul d, Gerente at Hotel Azul, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer, Thank you very much for your comments and for having chosen the Hotel Azul for your recent stay in Oaxaca. It was a pleasure serving you and we hope to welcome you back soon. Best regards on behalf of the entire team! Friederike

Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

This hotel is among 2 we loved most while traveling through Mexico. Great location just near city center, but not so close and that's why silent. Simple but interesting design of the rooms. Minibar has everything - from mezcal to aspirin - and you'll find a sombero as a gift from the hotel :) Very friendly and helpful staff. On...

Thank kerakela
Hotel Azul d, Gerente at Hotel Azul, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your comments and suggestions! Our guests opinion if of utmost importance to us! As for the breakfast, it comes complimentary with your stay and you can choose from our A la carte menu. On weekends we offer additionally a breakfast buffet with local specialties such as blue-corn-quesadillas freshly made on the comal. Once...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We went to this Hotel on New Years Day for dinner with a group and thoroughly enjoyed the lovely atmosphere. The food and service, however was inconsistent and underwhelming. The portions were inconsistent and in one case, the same dish was presented completely differently. Rib eye tacos were bland, the Octopus portions were minuscule, although tasty, and the salad greens...

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Hotel Azul d, Gerente at Hotel Azul, responded to this review

Dear Caroline, Happy new year and thank you very much for choosing the Hotel Azul to celebrate ! I am glad you and your group enjoyed our dinner and the atmosphere in the restaurant! Regarding your past visit to our restaurant it would be very helpful if you could send me an email indicating the day you had dinner in...

Reviewed 30 December 2016

We cannot recommend Hotel Azul highly enough. Our family of five visited Oaxaca in December 2017 and stayed for four nights. Hotel Azul is the exactly the type of boutique hotel fans of Tablet, Wallpaper or Monocle would love. The rooms airy with an impeccable ethnic modern feel. The complimentary breakfast (booked through Tablet) is amazing including hand-made blue corn...

Thank sam w
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We were received with a complimentary shot of good mezcal...a great welcome after a day of travel. Rooms are comfortable and the breakfast is very good. The rooms are a bit 'cave' and the place can be a bit noisy...but overall, it's a good option in Oaxaca.

Thank jenmack
Hotel Azul d, Gerente at Hotel Azul, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you very much for having chosen the Hotel Azul for your recent stay in Oaxaca. It was a pleasure having you as our guest and we hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm regards from the entire team !

Farnborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We were there for los Dias de los muertos. We arrived at 630am. And they were kind enough to give a room to have a shower. Our room was on the ground floor,quite noisy and dark. Given the opportunity choose the first floor and a suite. Breakfast is delicious but I would take it easy on the 7:30 start; more...

Thank R oberta P
Hotel Azul d, Gerente at Hotel Azul, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your kind comment. It was a pleasure having you with us and we hope to welcome you back in the near future. Happy New Year from the entire staff at Hotel Azul!

Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

While walking on Oaxaca streets, a heavy rain obliged me to seek for cover. So I entered in a hotel named Azul in Abasolo st. It was lunch time and I was starving, so i asked for the resto. What a nice surprise!!! They have a wonderful collection of home made beers and a variety of mezcal brands. I also...

Thank Luis G
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a nice rest, this is not the place. Hotel is available for leased to locals yo hold their private parties at common areas. This is a boutique and small hotel, therefore you can hear the music very loud inside your room. W

Thank Saúl C
Hotel Azul d, Gerente at Hotel Azul, responded to this review

Dear Saul, Thank you for your coments, our guests´opinions are very important to us. Indeed we were hosting a special dinner to celebrate Mexicos National Holiday, which our guests appreciate very much. I understand that you were upset about this event therefore I personally appologized to you and offered you a gift certificate for a free night, which you accepted....

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Azul is a different concept of a boutique hotel in the city of Oaxaca . While following a contemporary line in its structure and design, it also preserves the warmth of Oaxaca by providing an atmosphere created carefully in detail by local artisans. One of the features that makes Hotel Azul unique is the close connection it has with the art, culture, design and gastronomy of the city, allowing guests an unmatched experience within the property. The suites have been intervened entirely by 4 of the most renowned artists of the state: Francisco Toledo, Ruben Leyva, Jose Villalobos, Luis Zárate and the collective Fríjol Parado. The interiorism is by Héctor Esrawe, one of the nation's leading designers. The graphic design by the young creative company Sociedad Anónima. The building was conditioned by Tres Manos Arquitectura firm, led by Architect Farid Cruz López. Also a distinguishing characteristic of the space , is the cuisine offering diners unique recipes with pre-Hispanic elements and personalized service that will make you feel at home ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Azul

Address: Calle Mariano Abasolo Centro 313, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Oaxaca > Oaxaca
Price Range: $193 - $362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Azul 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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#4 Business Hotel in Oaxaca
#6 Luxury Hotel in Oaxaca
#8 Family Hotel in Oaxaca
#16 Romantic Hotel in Oaxaca
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“All rooms are good.. ask for a suite”
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“Rooms on the upper floor were very quite”
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“Hard to say, but I suspect the honeymoon suite is lovely. First floor is probably best.”
 of 5 bubbles Elke_and_Anto, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The rooms on the second floor”
 of 5 bubbles IsabellaM560, 20 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Would recommend a suite over a standard room. Bring earplugs if light sleeper.”
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