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El Secreto B&B

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed my three nights at El Secreto, which is a sister to Las Bugambilias and Los Milagros. Three rooms, one with a private terrace and the other two built in such as way as to offer a semi-private area that few people walk through because there are only three rooms. Had the Dalia room, the smallest, and it was...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and beautiful place! We loved the breakfast, the patio area, and the deck. Great recommendations for activities and sights from Violeta. Amazing location as well, right next to the botanical gardens. We'll be back!

Thank Valerie M
Yorktown Heights, NY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The B&B is charming and very clean. The breakfast is to rave about. The table settings were different each morning. They were colorful and very creative. The food also beautiful as well as delicious. The staff, and especially Juan, were very gracious. It was like being a guest in a friends home. The roof deck was beautiful and relaxing after...

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Reviewed 1 February 2017

I stayed in El Secreto for about 12 days, the first 8 of which was with my husband (in Begonia), and the second 4 days by myself. I enjoyed it so much that I came back for the last four days of my stay in Oaxaca (and stayed in Azalea). Juan, Ceciia, and the two Christinas were so helpful and...

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Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for six nights & LOVED it here. The staff were amazing! Juan was so nice & he set up an amazing tour for us. The Christinas x2 & Cecilia cooked us amazing meals every morning and gave us fresh juices & Oaxacan coffee. We slept in the Dalia room which was small but cozy and rather enjoyed...

Thank ReyRays
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The phone prepared for breakfast was delicious and beautifully served. The bed was comfortable and the bathroom very nice. The house has a patio as well as a rooftop seating area. The location is very convenient to many restaurants and places of interest. The people who work in the B & B always had a smile, and were very helpful...

Thank Mary P
Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We walked into El Secreto and immediately felt right at home. After a week, we didn't want to go home. The staff were welcoming and prepared the most amazing artiscally plated breakfasts. Every morning something different and just as delicious. The details of El Secretó alone were worth a daily walk through and a roof top terrace to top it...

Thank Marshmarig0ld
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We'd wanted to stay at the main Las Bugambilias location but there was no room, so the owners suggested El Secreto and we were not disappointed. This is a small modern house with three rooms, a living room, open kitchen, and great rooftop. It would be great to share this with other friends, or if you enjoy getting to know...

Thank RebeccaLawrence
Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We had a great time there, everybody was nice to us, nice treat and always willing to help us with whatever question we would have. And is located next to one of the best places in Oaxaca, the etnobotanical garden. Close to Santo Domingo, many restaurants and right next to La Mezcaloteca, a great place to make an appoinment and...

Thank carlafernandez2
Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I recently had the pleasure of visiting Oaxaca, Mexico and staying in the El Secreto B&B. This was truly a home away from home. The accommodations were very comfortable and included wonderful outdoor patios and a beautiful rooftop terrace. Every morning a breakfast of freshly prepared authentic Mexican cuisine was prepared. DELICIOUS!!! A big thank you to all El Secreto...

Thank Rebecca H

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Secreto is a cozy urban oasis with four bedrooms, private patios and a massage area. A rooftop deck allows for sunbathing and relaxation as well as providing a panoramic view of the city and the surrounding mountains. This private and intimate B&B located in the best spot in the city, literally across the street from the legendary Santo Domingo Church and the beautiful Ethnobotanical Gardens. If you can dream it we can make it happen. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Secreto B&B

Address: Calle Reforma # 522 | Col. Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Oaxaca > Oaxaca
Price Range: $112 - $154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Doesn't matter at all.”
 of 5 bubbles DinahL_13, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There are three rooms, small, medium and large. The bathrooms are equal in size.”
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 of 5 bubbles bikedogs, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I stayed in two of the three rooms, both of which were very comfortable for two people.”
 of 5 bubbles TextileLover, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Azalea has a very private patio.”
 of 5 bubbles Marshmarig0ld, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There are only 3, there is not a bad one”
 of 5 bubbles Lilithepinkmx, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
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