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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"My partner and I stayed for three days during the end of September 2015. The weather was very nice only raining one day. There was generally no need for warm clothes as the temperature was in the mid 20's during the day.
Our hosts were very nice (an English and Mexican couple) showing us around the property and explaining local customs to be aware of. Judith made us feel very welcome. Drinking water arrangements take some getting used to if you are from the UK. Water is delivered via underground spring to a tinarco (water tank) at the top of the house then distributed to the house. Drinking water has to be filtered then treated with an ozone pump before drinking. This sounds like a hassle but is not a chore. The property is close to two big supermarkets "Chedraui" and "Soriana" if you need supplies after a long drive! They are a couple of miles drive away. Download Waze GPS application it's very useful for finding your way around the town. The property had WIFI and telephone access. This was a nice touch and very much appreciated allowing us to keep in touch with loved ones and check emails etc...
The saltwater pool is shared access (between the rental house and the owners house), we made the most of it after our visits to the local market and pyramids at Monte Alban.
Be aware that it's a local custom to have "outdoor dogs" so if you are a light sleeper then this is something to bear in mind. Also if mosquitos love you then take repellant and make sure the bug screen doors are closed between 6pm and 10pm. The property comes with Mosquito nets so this is a thoughtful touch for visiting guests. The house came with mobile fans for the upstairs part of the property which were very much appreciated.
Given the opportunity we would revisit this property given the excellent stay we had at Oaxaca."
Guest: Martin B.Date of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: October 2, 2015
"We had a wonderful week in Oaxaca staying in this comfortable, spacious and light-filled home. The mountain views were a joy. Oaxaca is beautiful, and we were lucky enough to have excellent weather the whole week. Walking into the centre and home again was all part of the fun, about 15-20 mins at our ambling pace to San Domingo, with so many wonderful restaurants, and another 5-10 mins on to Zocala. We didn't feel the need to use a taxi, but there were plenty around in the centre. Our favourite cafe of our 4 weeks in Mexico was just five minutes walk away, A.M. Siempre, a charming space with lovely staff and terrific coffee. And on the restaurant front, we really enjoyed Zandunga, and it is hard not to love the stunning space of Los Danzantes. We didn't have the pleasure of meeting Cathy who was away during our stay, but were very well looked after by Mimi, who was always responsive and a pleasure to deal with."
Guest: AnthSydneyDate of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: October 10, 2015
"The casita is a tasteful, comfortable space that served us very well. The open living room has an exquisite fireplace in the corner that, on the chill evenings, was a delight to dine beside and enjoy a quiet, romantic evening. The kitchen is "muy Mexicano", user friendly and fully equipped. A small but complete bathroom lies off the kitchen, filled with thoughtful touches of art and function. The bedroom (s) are comfortable and clean. We chose to occupy the "optional" extra bedroom with it's lovely view out over the valley and were able to hear owls at night and lovely song birds and doves during the day. The grounds of the complex are beautifully maintained and designed. The small community consists of 3 major dwellings along the ridge, with extensive views out over the valley. The swimming pool is shared and also of tasteful design. We were able to access the laundry room beside the casita, which was very useful indeed. Finally, we found the owner and managers to be friendly, supportive and highly responsive to any needs or cares that came up for us. Highly recommended."
Guest: Vernon C.Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 10, 2015
"We stayed at Casa Barrio for 10 days. Its in a very good location and walking distance to everything in town. Markets or small groceries all nearby. Tv -wifi-5 gallon jug of water provided. Ricardo the owner was very nice and really helped us out when we had questions. Big kitchen and refrigerator. Water heater for the 2 showers and a hairdryer. A very clean abode. We loved Oaxaca -our first trip there."
Guest: cheryl M.Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 30, 2015