by Courtney Elko
This former convent located in the heart of Oaxaca City was restored in 1976 and reflects all the finer details of the hotel’s former life, along with modern conveniences. The huge “lavaderos,” which looks like an outdoor chapel or stone gazebo, sits in one courtyard. It was restored for mere dÃƒ©cor, but once was where the nuns from the convent washed clothes. The 18 stone sinks are still visible. Located only one block away from Santo Domingo, it is said that underground tunnels were once used by nuns and priests traveling between the church and convent.
Families will love to spend some quality time by the large outdoor pool, and the onsite restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The hotel’s open air feel keeps things cool at night and the high ceilings in the guestrooms make the rooms feel even more spacious. For a luxurious stay with a bit of history, Quinta Real is the place for families to stay in Oaxaca.
Our Editor Loves
- Outdoor pool
- Grassy courtyards
- Santo Domingo 1 block away
- Free Wi-Fi
- Onsite Dining
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There are 91 unique rooms at this Oaxaca hotel. Some of the rooms are interior and some are exterior, but all of the rooms surround a courtyard. The rooms feature one king or two double beds, a mini-fridge and wet bar area, coffeemaker, flat-screen television, laptop safe and air conditioning. The bathroom features a tub and beautiful ceramic tiled walls and floor. Complimentary bottled water is refreshed daily and cribs are available upon request.
The Hotel is in a great position but the suites yes they have the nerve to call them that! Are small dark and poorly furnished. The bathrooms are so small the sink isn't even in it! The staff are good but the Hotel needs some real money spent on it!
by Stephen N
The staff and system at this smart 5 star hotel are really lacking in charm.
We arrived with a group well after a long tiring delayed flight after the official check in time of three and they still didn’t have two rooms ready.
Why on earth can this happen?
It’s just st really poor management and the response was you can wait in the bar and have a free coffee...........
Check in takes ages and it’s charm free
You really feel as guest that you are a secondary consideration when you should be the primary one.
The cleaning staff and porters are excellent.
Families will love to spend some quality time by the large outdoor pool, which is surrounded by lounge chairs on a grassy area. A few tables with umbrellas also fill the pool courtyard. The pool is open from about 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and pool towels are provided.
This onsite restaurant serves a delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner indoors or at several different al fresco locations situated in the hotel's courtyards. Highchairs are available in the restaurant, as is room service.
A bar can be found in the courtyard just off the lobby and there is also a bar by the pool.
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All About the Extras
Complimentary Wi-Fi access is available throughout the hotel.
A small fitness center is available for guests to use.
Babysitting services can be provided at an additional cost.
The Art of Smart Timing
Both national and international travelers visit this hotel throughout the year. July may be considered the most busy time for visitors to Oaxaca, but this hotel is often busy any time of the year.
Oaxaca International Airport is about 30 minutes away from this hotel.
Oaxaca City is walkable and easy to navigate. Taxi services are also available.