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Hostal Santo Domingo Reviews

4 Poniente 312 (entre 3 y 5 Norte), Puebla, Mexico

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319 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 73%Security
  • 96%Location
  • 80%Staff
  • 74%Atmosphere
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 79%Facilities

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Great place to stay: clean and nice rooms. Good breakfast.

  • 5th Nov 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Had a private double room, was very clean and the staff was very helpful. Water seemed to be hit and miss, but overall it's perfectly located in Puebla.


Great location, super clean hostel. WIFI very slow and frustrating. Overall not really a great atmosphere at the hostel (very quiet) but I was also there in September which is low season and there weren't many other travellers at the time. Good breakfast - coffee/tea, juice, toast, cereal and fruit. Excellent value for money and would absolutely recommend.


Very nice staff, the value for one night was great.


Pros: location, breakfast. Cons: staff disappeared at times, no atmosphere at all, showers cold, noisy at nights.


The Santo Domingo Hostel is a really clean place! The staff is friendly and helpful and all of the receptionists speak english. The hostel is located close to the zócalo, so if you want to explore downtown Pusnla you can do a lot by foot.

  • 8th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Great place to stay at and meet fellow travellers. Not a party hostel, if that is what you are looking for. We would go back there. Great location, too!


Enjoyed my one night there, staff were very informative and kind. Hot showers.


It's a big hostel, but there were only a few people staying when I was there. Great location close to everything, and staff were nice. It's a quiet nice hostel with good breakfast.


Hostel is in a good location a block or two from all the main attractions in Puebla. Rooms are clean, modern and comfortable, and breakfast was nice. Not many people staying when I was there, so it felt a bit dead. Overall I would stay again if I happened to be in Puebla.


While the day staff was excellent, the night manager allowed a group of his friends and/or guests to have a loud party in the patio that lasted until 2:00 a.m. The party went against the house rule of a noise curfew that should begin at 10:00 or 11:00 p.m. When I stuck my head out into the hallway and looked down at the patio at 1:00 a.m., the party crowd, including the night manager, just looked up at me and stared. They did not disperse. Nobody got much sleep that night.

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