Stay in the heart of Oaxaca City Excellent location – show map

Iguana Hostel Oaxaca in Oaxaca City provides adults only accommodations with a bar, a shared lounge and a garden. All rooms feature a kitchen, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, and a shared bathroom. The property provides a 24-hour front desk, a shared kitchen and luggage storage for guests.

At the hostel, rooms include a terrace. Each room includes a coffee machine, while selected rooms contain a patio and others also offer garden views. Guest rooms include bed linen.

A continental breakfast is available daily at Iguana Hostel Oaxaca.

The accommodation has a grill. You can play ping pong at Iguana Hostel Oaxaca.

Popular points of interest near the hostel include Oaxaca Cathedral, Santo Domingo Temple and Central Bus Station foreign buses. The nearest airport is Oaxaca International Airport, 5 miles from Iguana Hostel Oaxaca.

This is our guests' favorite part of Oaxaca City, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Iguana Hostel Oaxaca has been welcoming guests since Feb 13, 2017

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Oaxaca City, this property has an excellent location score of 9.4!

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4 reasons to choose Iguana Hostel Oaxaca

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days
  • Hi, our bus gets into Oaxaca at 23:40 tomorrow night, is it possible to get a late check in as we won’t be able to get there until 00:00 - 00:30
    Hola, no problem, just let us know when you expect to arrive and we can organised your access and check in!
    Answered on July 4, 2022
  • Is it quiet at night?
    We have an after 11pm to 7am quiet policy, where we ask guests to respect the sleep of others.
    Answered on January 2, 2020
  • Hi there! Can I do an early check-in around 4 am if I pay for the night before? Thanks!
    hola, no problem, just let us know your estimated time of arrival and we will be waiting for you.
    Answered on July 4, 2022
  • Do you have planned events or activities?
    We have salsa nights, mescal evenings, BBQs and communal dinners.
    Answered on January 2, 2020
  • How much does it cost to rent a lock?
    We don't rent locks, they can be bought close to the hostel for between 40 to 80 pesos
    Answered on January 2, 2020
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Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Located in the historic old town

Shops and restaurants drawing on indigenous culture flourish in this charming district. The colonial-era buildings here are built from green volcanic stone.

Amenities of Iguana Hostel Oaxaca
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Movie nights Off-site
  • Bar crawls
  • Evening entertainment
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Karaoke
  • Ping-pong
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Pet bowls
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Adults only
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Iguana Hostel Oaxaca takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


7:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

Check-in is only possible for guests between 18 and 44 years old


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Cash only

This property only accepts cash payments.

The fine print

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Iguana Hostel Oaxaca of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Bar is closed from Thu, Aug 06, 2020 until Mon, Aug 31, 2020

FAQs about Iguana Hostel Oaxaca

  • Check-in at Iguana Hostel Oaxaca is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Iguana Hostel Oaxaca offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Game room
    • Ping-pong
    • Karaoke
    • Evening entertainment
    • Walking tours
    • Happy hour
    • Bar crawls
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Bike tours
    • Movie nights

  • Guests staying at Iguana Hostel Oaxaca can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • The prices at Iguana Hostel Oaxaca may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Iguana Hostel Oaxaca is 1,300 feet from the center of Oaxaca City.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Iguana Hostel Oaxaca by:

    • Taxi 20min