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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
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94.3%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

29 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great.

Disliked: Unfortunately there were no outside-windows in our room. Since it was for 8 People it always smelled a little.

100.0%
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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

18 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The perfect hostel! Great social areas, decent kitchen,free cold water and 4 plasma screens dotted round the hostel with cable TV so you can keep up with the premier league if you're that way inclined! Spotlessly clean, they even make the beds in the dorm and give you a fresh towel each day!

Disliked: Nothing!

100.0%
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Marly Greasley

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

17 September 2011 Marly would recommend this property

Liked: Some of thew kindest staff i have ever encountered, really very friendly and helpful. Great breakfast, very clean, close to a lovely Park

Disliked: Nothing, it was great

94.3%
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David Jordan

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

05 September 2011 David would recommend this property

Liked: The best hostel I've stayed at. Hotel level service at a hostel. Great staff. Super clean, firm mattress with cozy blanket, strong wifi, hot showers.

Disliked: Nothing.

71.4%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Alex Chan

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

15 August 2011 Alex would recommend this property

Liked: Nice location next to park and very close to bus station.

Disliked: Staff not as helpful as can be. Placard in room says hotel gives you hot water for coffee/tea but front desk staff just shrug.

94.3%
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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

11 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly staff!

Disliked: more party people than in lp

85.7%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

16 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Super friendly staff. Really close to the 1st class bus station. Out of the very center but everything is in easy walking distance.

Disliked: Kitchen area is closed from 9:30pm.

100.0%
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Steven Mackenzie

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

11 July 2011 Steven would recommend this property

Liked: One of the best hostels i´ve ever stayed in, Excellent!

Disliked: Nothing

97.1%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

22 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great staff, cool place ESP roof terrace/kitchen, great atmosphere!

Disliked: our room became very stuffy with poor ventilation apart from a massive window onto the main stairs.

91.4%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

28 May 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I enjoyed my stay here. Near to bus station so easy to find. Helpful staff. Nice breakfast. Good areas to relax in. Good number of bathrooms

Disliked: Building going on so was a little loud during the day.

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Gareth Rodda

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

20 May 2011 Gareth would recommend this property

Liked: Nice and clean. Friendly staff. More like a hotel than a hostel.

Disliked: Internet kept dropping out

94.3%
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Matteus Ljunggren

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

07 May 2011 Matteus would recommend this property

Liked: Good place in general. Right at one of the city plazas, lots of activity on the plaza during the weekend.

Disliked: Could do a better job with the toilets and showers.

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

28 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The location next to the park was nice, and it was only a short walk into the centre. This meant is was quiet

Disliked: The dorms were a level above the toilets/showers, which was quite inconvenient and meant having to walk in front of people who were watching TV/ on the computers in a towel. It was just a hassle

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

25 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Beautiful Roof'-top Terrace with kitchen, internet and televisions with movies available, comfy beds, lockers, beautiful location opposite a park and a nice walk to the Zocalo. Really great hostel - would definitely reccommend.

Disliked: Seemed very quiet even though it was quite full - not such a great place to meet people.

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

Thara Panarat

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

16 April 2011 Thara would recommend this property

Liked: This hostel is very closed to the bus station but it's quite a long walk to get into the city. The staffs are very friendly and they can speak English very well.

Disliked: None

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

Joey Liu

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Events / festivals
Relaxation/spa
Sightseeing & culture

27 March 2011 Joey would recommend this property

Liked: I liked it wasn't right in the middle of the zocalo, and was across the street from a park. Considering me and my bf were sick at the time, it was a great place to hang out - internet, movies, terrace, etc. I think to make it an even BETTER hostel, they could arrange special events, like a special Mexican dinner, once in awhile. Staff friendly, location good (very close to bus station), clean room. Oh, and the best part was that we came on the overnight bus at 9AM and even though their policy is check in at 2pm, they got us a room no problem!

Disliked: Not much, really. Didn't get a chance to eat the breakfast but I heard it wasn't much, at least for one with stomach issues (beans and tortillas or something?).

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

24 March 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: one of the best hostel i have ever been!

Disliked: nothing

97.1%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

06 March 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: This place was amazing, would highly recommend!!

Disliked: Nothing, great place to saty!

80.0%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

04 March 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very clean, great location, most of the staff very friendly and helpful. Hot, powerful showers, lovely roof terrace. Good breakfasts.

Disliked: Felt more like a hotel than a hostel. for me it wasn't great to meet people. Wi fi kept disconnecting and you'd have to re-type the password in (about 8 times in half an hour). This hostel would be ideal for people who have been travelling a long time and want some creature comforts. All in all I liked the hostel.

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phillip blakeway

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
City break
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Relaxation/spa
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

27 February 2011 phillip would recommend this property

Liked: i have travelled in australia for a year and south east asia for 2 months and this is proberly one of the best hostels ive stayed in! staff were great it was soo clean and more like a hotel for a hostel price!

Disliked: nothing really.

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

14 February 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Liked: Absolutely everything, so clean, staff very friendly, amenities more like a hotel than a hostel would definitely recommend.

Disliked: Location was a little off centre but not far to walk.

88.6%
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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

04 February 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The best thing is the location it is walking distance to the bus station, and walking distance to the centre of town. The facilities are good with fast internet and a nice outdoor terrace and kitchen.

Disliked: No real atmosphere in the evenings for drinking & eating you really need to go into town.

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

Richard Phillips

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

01 February 2011 Richard would recommend this property

Liked: Really clean, comfortable, modern - like a hotel. Great location and staff. Breakfast was authentic.

Disliked: Nothing.

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

21 January 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great free breakfast

Disliked: nothing

94.3%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Jan-Erik Dahlqvist

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

17 January 2011 Jan-Erik would recommend this property

Liked: close to nice park and bus station and short walk to the center. Interesting and good mexican breakfast quiet more like a hotel

Disliked: nothing


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