When you visit Oaxaca, make your experience unforgettable with the “Tesoros de Mexico” (Treasures of Mexico) hotels and restaurants in Oaxaca, with their intimate spaces full of comfort and culture in the heart of Downtown Oaxaca.
These “Treasures of Mexico” are guaranteed to provide a perfect combination of sophisticated and personalized tourism services, haute cuisine, museums, archaeology, art, traditions, architecture and the lively culture of Oaxaca.
Hotel de la Parra
Guerrero 117, Col. Centro (Downtown)
Tel. 01 (951) 514 1900 / 01 800 872 7727
Located in the heart of Downtown Oaxaca, just a stone’s throw from the Zocalo. Its elegant suites combine the tradition of an old townhouse with the modernity of installations such as flatscreen TV’s or iPod-compatible devices. Its rear courtyard forms an intimate garden with green walls, palm trees and sunbeds that surround the relaxing swimming pool, with views of the wonderful Oaxaca skies.
Hotel Parador San Miguel
Av. Independencia 503, Centro. Half a block from the Alameda
Toll free 01 800 P A R A D O R
Just half a block from the Zocalo, this fabulous building conceals beautiful secrets, such as a carved cedar entrance, statues of Archangel Michael and small gardens adorned with the trill of birds from the region. The second-floor terrace is the ideal space to relax and watch the sun set over the city of Oaxaca.
García Vigil 407, Colonia Centro,
Oaxaca de Juárez, Mexico.
Tel. (951) 514 41 73 & 516 99 23
Casa Oaxaca was founded in an old townhouse that still trembles with stories and secrets, situated in the heart of Oaxaca. It’s well worth trying its cuisine, which is prepared every day with fresh local produce, mainly creole and organic.
Its seven bedrooms with whitewash walls, deep-set lighting and exquisite interior design are adorned with contemporary artwork and objects of fine Oaxaca arts and crafts. It will take you some effort to leave the poolside and temazcal spa.
La Casona de Tita
García Vigil # 805 w/ Cosijopi, Downtown, Oaxaca, Mexico.
Tel. 951 516 14 00 & 516 14 02
La Casona de Tita has managed to create the concept of a genteel Mexican home where each guest can feel completely at ease. This 19th Century townhouse was completely remodeled, respecting the original concept of a traditional Oaxaca home with contemporary highlights.
Every room here is different. Works of art splashed upon walls and floors, showers with romantic designs and high ceilings combine with an interior courtyard with unique touches such as its fountain and umbrellas. The details in its cuisine have also been painstakingly researched, with freshly baked bread, homemade jams and family recipes.
Abasolo 313, Centro,
Tel. (951) 501 00 16
Hotel Azul Oaxaca is a whole new concept of Boutique Hotel in the City of Oaxaca. Although it takes a contemporary approach in its structure and style, it maintains the typical warmth of Oaxaca with its artistically created ambience and every little detail carefully looked after. Each room has been designed by a local artist. It’s well worth a stay in the room designed by Francisco Toledo.
Hacienda Los Laureles
Hidalgo 21, San Felipe del Agua Reforma
Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico.
This hotel is situated in San Felipe del Agua, one of the most elegant and peaceful residential areas of the state capital. Its beautiful gardens, with its perfectly kept lawn, leafy trees and flowers of a thousand colors are a wonder to behold. It also has a swimming pool with jacuzzi, a gym, temazcal and full spa services including spa massage and aromatherapy.
García Vigil 703, Col. Centro,
Tel. (951) 51 4 53 22 & 51 4 53 04
Casa Catrina is an old, renovated family townhouse in Oaxaca, nearby the church of Santo Domingo. This peaceful hotel is the creation of one of the city’s most notable artists, Rolando Rojas. Its 6 bedrooms are speckled with designs by this artist, as well as other arts and crafts from across the state. You can also enjoy the temazcal and a mixteco - zapoteco massage in the comfort of your own suite.
Macedonio Alcalá 403-A
Tel. (951) 501 1184
Prepare to be impressed by the architecture of this location: an old townhouse renovated through an ingenious use of traditional materials such as adobe. Its contemporary Mexican menu has a number of huge successes, including hoja santa filled with string cheese and tomatillo salsa. This site also produces its own mezcal, one of the best in all of Oaxaca.
García Vigil 105
Tel. (951) 516 3285
Just a block from the Cathedral, this cute restaurant serves regional, national and international dishes. Its specialty is Tehuantepec-style pork. We recommend the Sunday buffet, the favored place in Oaxaca society to see and be seen.