Hotel and Youth Hostal Mayflower
Welcome to the popular Hotel and Youth Hotel Mayflower in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca.
We have been twice chosen by Let's go Mexico as Outstanding, and the Lonely Planet declared us as its Pick for Puerto Escondido for the year 2011. with Hostelworld ww have been working cordially for a number of years, and you will find us in most travel guides from Japan to France. Our location is very convenient: apart from being half a block from Playa Principal, all the beautiful beaches here are accessible by foot. And you can learn to surf, we have just the best and coolest people to teach you.
We are close to supermarket, bus stations to all major cities like San Cristobal, Acapulco, Oaxaca and Mexico City, and Mazunte and Zipolite are only an hour and a half away.
We are close to supermarket, bus stations to all major cities like Oaxaca, Acapulco, San Cristobal and Mexico City, and Mazunte and Zipolite are only one and a half hour away.
Apart from private rooms from one to 6 guests, with bath and hot water, many with balcony and hand-woven Oaxaca bedspreads, we have dorms from 4 to 7 people, some with bunks, some with regular beds, lockers, etc. Our communal outdoor kitches is quipped with a stainless steel six-burner stove, stainless steel sinks and work table, commercial refrigerator, microwave, toaster and a cold and hot purified water dispenser. One of our terraces has a billiard table and another a piano, which you may play, although the salt air isn´t exactly conducive to great tuning. There are three new computers and wifi free of charge.
Directions: From the OCC/ADO bus station: turn left to crucero traffic light, cross highway downhill, first turn to the left, end of street. From Terminal Turistica: take taxi, 25 to 30 pesos. Vans from Oaxaca, take taxi or walk doen to crucero, cross highway, etc. Micros and colectivos from Pochutla/Mazunte: Crucero, cross highway, etc. We know a great deal of bus schedules, help in case of financial emergencies, chase down buses for lost ipods(yes, more than once), get a doctor, etc.
Our book shelves sport some books in almost all languages. Well, not quite...almost. Our hostel has some areas designated as non-smoking areas, which include reception, computer and kitchen/dining areas and the one terrace with the piano. (That terrace is designated as a place to quietly read, converse, meditate, and, yes, play the piano.)
There are other areas, like the terrace with the billiard table where smoking is perfectly fine.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Reception
- 24 Hour Security
- Bicycle parking
- Breakfast Not Included
- Cable TV
- Card Phones
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Currency Exchange
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Late check-out
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Outdoor Terrace
- Pool Table
- Postal Service
- Reading Light
- Reception (limited hours)
- Steam Room
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Cancellation Policy: 24 hours.
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We are close to various bus terminals in the town and can give information on all bus lines and destinations.
Generally speaking, turn west, go down hill towards ocean, cross highway at the crucero (the intersection with the traffic light), keep going down one small block, big Mayflower sign on the left side, turn left at the sign and walk 200 meters to end of street.
beach, half a block, same for restaurants, shops and nightlife.