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Reviews of Hostel Don Nino

Hostel | Pino Suarez 804 Col.Centro, Oaxaca, Mexico 68000

92.6% Overall Rating

171 out of 176 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (17/07/2014)

"One of the best hostels I've stayed in yet! Free filtered water, shampoo, soap etc and really friendly staff. The breakfast is in their restaurant so different everyday."

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Fax
  • Laundry service
  • Wake-up calls
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Bar(s)
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

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92.6%

Overall Rating

171 out of 176 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Hostel Don Nino'

Atmosphere
84.8%
Location
86.4%
Facilities
95.2%
Cleanliness
97.6%
Staff
92.0%
Value
94.4%
Safety
97.6%
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91.4%
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Morris Puegner

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

23 April 2012 Morris would recommend this property

Liked: It`s a very nice Hostel with lots of common areas, a rooftop terrace, many computers to use, good WiFi, lots of warm showers and spacious dorms.

Disliked: It`s a bit away from the center, 15 - 20 min walk to Zocalo. And it`s a shame that not a lot of people were there when I stayed ...but that may have to do with the date right after the Easter holidays.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

03 April 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Practically everything.

Disliked: Almost nothing.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

02 April 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location!!! Sooooooooooooo clean! Little extras such as shampoo and body wash in the showers and a hairdryer for the girls. Lovely roof top terrace.

Disliked: Breakfast is individualy served so can take a while. One of the staff in the morning gave us completly the wrong information which lead us to get lost.

100.0%
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Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

08 March 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Fantastic place to stay, friendly staff, comfortable beds, all the services and more. Great terrace, kitchen facilities, tv and movies, delicious breakfasts. Also a very good location near the ADO bus and about 10mins walk to the zocalo.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

29 February 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very nice breakfast, great bathrooms.

Disliked: Can get crowded.

100.0%
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brian leary

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

20 February 2012 brian would recommend this property

Liked: Not only was this place immaculately clean, the staff is great and the beds are excellent. A great place for a tired traveller to recharge the batteries!

Disliked: noithing

100.0%
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Frederick Arbuckle

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

13 February 2012 Frederick would recommend this property

Liked: One of the best hostels I have ever stayed at. If I could give a "good Plus" to the staff I would. Very friendly and helpful. They should mention on line that they are Biker Friendly! Fred

Disliked: Frederick left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

21 January 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very clean rooms, the rooms looked almost new! Fresh sheets and pillows a great roof top terrace and nice cafe.

Disliked: Every 15 minutes there was a loud whirring noise, I think the hot water generator perhaps. I could not sleep as it woke me up it was so loud! Shame because every other part of the hostel was great, a few blocks away from the zocolo but in a quiet area of town opposite parque Juarez.

97.1%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

09 January 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: very comfortable and professional hostel, and so close to the bus terminal: convenient too

Disliked: not a big problem: a 10 minute walk to the centro (but oaxaca is small anyway)

97.1%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Elisabeth Mondl

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

05 January 2012 Elisabeth would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, safe and friendly staff

Disliked: Nothing

100.0%
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andrea spindel

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

04 January 2012 andrea would recommend this property

Liked: Great showers, really helpful staff, very safe and secure, two TVs with dvds, great location opposite a beautiful park, perfect for wandering, walking or running. 5-10 min pleasant walk to the zocalo.

Disliked: Beware: when staying at this hostel there is a very high chance you will be woken up every single morning at 8am because the walls are very thin and sounds travels!!!

91.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

01 January 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean hostel and good breakfast

Disliked: Nothing

91.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

01 January 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very clean, good breakfast, helpful staff.

Disliked: Nothing really, but if you are looking for a party hostel, this is not the one for you.

91.4%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture

31 December 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were nice, the facilities were good - rooftop kitchen and seating area (only open until 9:30pm) two lounge areas, 4 computers. The hostel was well organised and safe.

Disliked: I was in an eight bed dorm and it was a bit crowded - less than a metre between my bed and the next one. Luckily the rooms weren't fully booked, if they were I think it would be quite crowded. It would be good if the kitchen were open 24 hours, or at least later than 9:30pm. That's all!

97.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

28 December 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: This Hostel is more like a hotel than a hostel. Great breakfast and fantastic location across the street from a safe and lovely park. Wonderful and helpful staff as well as an affordable bar.Met some super cool peeps that I ended up hanging and traveling with. Highly recommended!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Ashlea Scicluna

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

25 December 2011 Ashlea would recommend this property

Liked: Amazing place - very pretty, clean and welcoming. The bathroom was cleaner than mine at home, the showers were warm and spacious, the beds were comfy etc.

Disliked: Blankets were too thin but reception (open 24hours) would give you another so it wasn't much of a problem. Still, the hostel could solve this problem with thicker blankets from the beginning.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Richard McKee

Alone

Relaxation/spa
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

23 December 2011 Richard would recommend this property

Liked: very clean Wifi 4 computers for guest use 2 large TVs and hundreds of DVDs to borrow

Disliked: The beds were made up every morning by housekeeping staff so that my feet stuck out the bottom. So every day before going to bed I had to completely remake the bed. I would have preferred their leaving my be alone.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

29 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very helpful staff and an amazing breakfast.

Disliked: nothing.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Beach / sunbathing
Sightseeing & culture

26 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff friendliness, the design and atmosphere

Disliked: The distance from the main square

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Jorge Murillo

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

23 November 2011 Jorge would recommend this property

Liked: Wonderful location, near donwtown and the bus station; in a very safe area. Great and very clean facilities.

Disliked: Nothing.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

thomas welsh

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

14 November 2011 thomas would recommend this property

Liked: great hostel. nice and clean, great facilities, nice staff, good places to meet people - good tv/computer areas where you can mingle. breakfast was ok.

Disliked: nothing really!

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Events / festivals
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

11 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Complimentary luggage storage was a great comfort on my last day. The staff is friendly and work hard to make all the guests feel welcome. They were extraordinarily considerate: helping me find a space to do yoga in the mornings, getting me an extra blanket, and setting up a Day of the Dead altar for everyone to participate in.

Disliked: The complimentary breakfast options are inadequate for those who don't eat meat and/or eggs. The only vegetarian/vegan option is toast with jam, which doesn't offer much protein, compared with the chilaquiles y frijoles.

100.0%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

11 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were super friendly and helpful and got us really involved with the Day of the Dead celebrations - we made our own alter and drank free mezcal and beer. The hostel was very clean and new. And the upstairs terrace kitchen area was a great palce to chill and cook and meet people.

Disliked: The internet /wi-fi was very on and off and cut out every now and then.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

04 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: very friendly and helpful staff and great breakfasts

Disliked: nada

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

22 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: beautiful and confortable private room!

Disliked: poor breakfast


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