Oaxaca is a state located in southern Mexico on the pacific coast just west of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec. This area is the traditional home of the Zapotec and Mixtec people making this state contain more speakers of indigenous languages then any other Mexican state.
From the Oaxaca Travel Guide
We chose this place by its location -- 2 blocks from the Zocalo. It is an attractive little 6 room hotel. Friendly staff (Ricardo's English is fluent), extremely clean (floors washed daily), and totally safe (someone always present, at night door/gate locked) We had room #6, beside the upstairs terrasse with plants, tables and umbrellas. ... more
I stayed at Posada Don Mario for 3 nights at first, Oaxaca is fantastic and Posada is within walking distance to all the tourist sites all rooms are private, we stayed in a room with private bathroom on the rooftop, it was comfortable, clean and colorful, the “Economic Breakfast” is included and delicious “Enfrijoladas, then Entomatadas and ... more
The housekeepers were very nice and helpful and the hostel was very clean. However, we had trouble with the hot water and this is about 20 min away from downtown so we ended up renting a car and driving in the crazy traffic in hot weather. Also, there was a rooster next door that crowed basically ALL day long. ... more