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Reviews of Hostel Don Nino

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

93.1% Overall Rating

165 out of 170 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (26/02/2014)

"Everything was clean, the staff was very friendly, a lot of Traveller were there!"

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Facilities

  • 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)
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

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93.1%

Overall Rating

165 out of 170 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Hostel Don Nino'

Atmosphere
84.0%
Location
87.2%
Facilities
96.0%
Cleanliness
98.4%
Staff
92.8%
Value
95.2%
Safety
98.4%
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85.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Jordan Meredythe

Alone

Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

01 March 2014 Jordan would recommend this property

Liked: The outdoor kitchen terrace

Disliked: The dorms are hot! Wifi didn't always work.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

26 February 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Everything was clean, the staff was very friendly, a lot of Traveller were there!

Disliked: Everything was fine!

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

anja prellberg

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

02 February 2014 anja would recommend this property

Liked: Good location

Disliked: anja left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

03 January 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very clean, good location, good layout to meet other people, staff is super helpful and friendly, breakfast was good. The rooms are big so even if you're in a room with 8 people it doesn't feel crowded.

Disliked: Personal preference here but I would prefer private bathrooms instead of shower stalls. Also the hostel has to be very quiet after 10PM, the rooftop patio and kitchen close at 9:30PM. I like quiet hostels but this is a little too much. No party for New Years Eve, I went to another hostel for their party. Not that many food options in the evening close by.

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

Customer review

Alone

City break
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

02 January 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great facilities, showers. Very helpful, English speaking staff, easy to meet travelers, great breakfast!

Disliked: Nothing! One if the best hostels I've stayed at!

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

Thorsten Willer

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

28 December 2013 Thorsten would recommend this property

Liked: Very clean (even your bed is made) and helpful staff. Allhough it is a 15 minute walk from the hostel to the Zocalo you get a very nice walk through the city and many of its attractions.

Disliked: The hostel is very quite (in a bad way) and not very good for socialising and meeting other travellers.

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

22 November 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Staff was very friendly and helpful. The hostel is in the historic center, so it's safe and close to all the important sights. Everything was clean and the room was spacious.

Disliked: The bed could have been more comfortable, but it's only a minor thing.

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

Sergey Plakhov

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

14 November 2013 Sergey would recommend this property

Liked: It is very clean

Disliked: Bathrooms downstairs

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

13 November 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: wonderful staff, we helped build an alter for day of the dead and they explained the whole process to us

Disliked: nothing

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

Marie-Dominique Mesange

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

03 November 2013 Marie-Dominique would recommend this property

Liked: I stayed in a mixed dorm for 2 nights. There were only 1 person the 1st night then 2 more on my 2nd night. We had a key each and access to a locker. Beds were made every day. Ladies showers were clean and there were free shampoo and shower gel. Hot water all day. Breakfast provided, all fine. Friendly staff.

Disliked: Showers were on the bottom floor, dorm upstairs. Slightly annoying but not a big deal. Hostal 15mn away from centre. Expensive laundry service

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

chris holmes

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

26 October 2013 chris would recommend this property

Liked: after researching all my choices this stood out as the best and not just for the price but its ammenities.id highly recommend this hostal to any of my friends and when in oaxaca this will be the place i want to stay

Disliked: that i had to leave

82.9%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

14 October 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It's very clean and you get given a towel at no extra cost, free water, toiletries provided in the shower. Each bed in the dorms comes with an individual lamp and a large locker.

Disliked: It's a nice place to stay but not exactly "fun"...

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

Neven Brezac

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

12 September 2013 Neven would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel is nice, rooms are big and clean, it ofers good breakfast. The guy who works there during the day speaks the best english in Mexico. :) The rooms have some additional things that you do not get in other accomodation like iron, hair fan, free water...

Disliked: Nothing specially.

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

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

22 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean. Good tv rooms. Was I'll during stay and hostel was good place to recover.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Patrick Simon Spath

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

03 July 2013 Patrick Simon would recommend this property

Liked: Cleanliness, architecture, staff, spacious rooms, so pretty much everything.

Disliked: The official rules are a little strict ("if you do not leave the hostel after 12pm, you have to pay extra", however, these seem to be bendable.

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

Fernando Bernal

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

29 June 2013 Fernando would recommend this property

Liked: Movies to choose.

Disliked: Fernando left no negative feedback.

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

Arielle Christian

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

25 May 2013 Arielle would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, beautiful, great staff

Disliked: Quiet!?

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

22 April 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Best hostel I've ever stayed in. Fabulous!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Antje Weisgerber-Johannes

As a family with children

Backpacking / gap year
Family Holiday
Sightseeing & culture

09 April 2013 Antje would recommend this property

Liked: very clean, friendly staff, excellent common rooms to meet other travellers from all over the world, one of the best hostels we had in Mexico

Disliked: We did not have any bad experiences!

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Veronica Augusto

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

01 April 2013 Veronica would recommend this property

Liked: The best hostel in Mexico. It is very clean and the staff are really helpful with anything you need.

Disliked: Nothing

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

28 March 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great facilities and perfect location richt across the parc. Great hot breakfast included too

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Alice Thomas

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

18 March 2013 Alice would recommend this property

Liked: Very friendly staff, clean and great breakfast. It was a little quiet while I was there but it was low season so I got a whole dorm to myself. Free water refill, wifi, towel etc. it was a great location for me as it was only 2 min walk to my Spanish School.

Disliked: Alice left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

karen sheffar

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

27 February 2013

Liked: very pleasant desk staff, the atm in the lobby was convenient

Disliked: the free breakfast was realllly bad, soggy eggs in runny salsa or two slices of white toast. they have a menu to order from though. noisy.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

24 February 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very clean. Good breakfast (fresh orange juice + coffee + toast & yoghurt or scrambled eggs/tamales). Close enough to the centre but a bit off it so it s a pleasant location. Very close to the ADO bus station. Nice rooftop terrace.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Ria Johnson

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

12 February 2013 Ria would recommend this property

Liked: Wonderful welcome, clean in dorms and bathrooms, airy, plenty of space to sit down communally. Beautiful hostel in wonderful location, would recommend highly.

Disliked: nothing


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