El Diablo y la Sandia



Libres 205 Oaxaca de JuárezSee nearby area


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This B&B is as quaintly stylish as its name (‘The Devil and the Watermelon’) and has a welcoming atmosphere. A tasty Oaxacan breakfast emerges daily from the big kitchen range, and the five rooms are spotlessly clean with comfy beds and pretty, very original Oaxacan artesanías . Four are set around a light-filled courtyard, the other sits beside the roof terrace.

There’s a cozy sitting room with drinks and snacks available, and the kitchen is available for guests to use after breakfast.

Our independent authors have visited El Diablo y la Sandia and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Oaxaca City.

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The charming El Diablo y la Sandia is situated in a colonial house in downtown Oaxaca. The guest house offers free Wi-Fi access.

The guest rooms have colourful pillows and blankets, and are individually decorated with traditional Mexican pieces.

Guests can make use of El Diablo y la Sandia’s kitchen to prepare meals or snacks. When weather is nice, breakfast is also available on the charming terrace.

The property is situated 7 blocks away from Oxaca Cathedral. The Xoxocotlán International Airport is a 30-minute drive away.

Important information

Upon check-in photo identification and credit card is required. All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Please inform El Diablo y la Sandia in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Services & facilities

  • Non-smoking
    • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor space
    • Terrace
  • Guest services
    • Tour desk
  • Bar
    • Available
  • Wi-Fi/internet access
    • Free WiFi
    • WiFi
    • Internet services
  • Pets
    • Pets allowed
  • Parking
    • Available
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