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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

For breakfast this place really pulls out the best, good place for figuring out transport and close to all the key bits in Oaxaca, showers and hot water are a bit iffy, but it does seem to attract a good group of people

Thank Liam D
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I stayed at hostel Pochon for about 40 days. Only meant to be there for about a week but I quickly learned that Oaxaca in an amazing place with much to see and learn and this was a great inexpensive hostel. This hostel is one...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Great personal hostel! It is located a bit out of the center, but the distance is no more than 10 minutes of walking to the main attractions. As others have said it is quite an old hostel, and especially the showers aren't the best. The...More

Thank annerebeccaa
Reviewed 15 April 2017

When we arrived, we were told that our room was unfortunately given to someone else. Luckily there was another double room available. The room was clean but due to the glass walls it can be a bit noisy. The rest of the facilities were mostly...More

Thank Swi89
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Every time I'm in Oaxaca, if im no staying with friends I am here.. It's basically like being with family. Its very small and quaint, the staff are soooo lovely and attentive. I lost my engagement ring in my room and the lovely ladies helped...More

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Mexico > Southern Mexico > Oaxaca > Oaxaca
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Try this one. You should also be able to contact them via info on their website. recepcionpochon@yahoo
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"The 8 person dorm has a great cross breeze when the door and windows are open."
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"Second floor rooms are spacious and more private"
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"Lower floors are cooler than the top in the sun all day"
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"Splurge for the master suite, ensuite restroom, TV, sitting area and terrace"
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