The House

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    a Casa de Mis Recuerdos (The House of My Memories) epitomizes the gracious charm of Oaxaca that draws visitors from around the world. Behind the walls that that separate it from the street, the property is filled with flowers and greenery, and the scent of jasmine perfumes the air. Courtyard patios and cozy terraces invite you to sit and soak it all in. Upon entering the house you can feel the warm personality of your hosts and the deep traditional roots that are the very foundation of this home.

    Conveniently located in the Historic Center of the city and only three blocks from the Santo Domingo church, La Casa de Mis Recuerdos is a beautiful Oaxacan house built in the traditional style. The house is one of the oldest in Oaxaca according to 19th century blueprints and maps. With the passage of time, the house has undergone a series of renovations which have brought it to its present colonial splendor.

    The house is one of the oldest in Oaxaca according to 19th century blueprints and maps. With the passage of time, the house has undergone various re-modelings which has bought it to it’s present colonial splendor. At the moment the house has eight rooms and is for non-smokers and children over 15 years of age.

    Proprietors Conchita Arroyo Cabrera and Moises Valencia have been receiving guests in their home for thirty-five years. From the moment you enter the tranquil courtyard, you will find yourself immersed in a world filled with flower covered walls, bougainvillea, hibiscus and lilies. The flood of color and sweet scent is enhanced by the sound of singing birds and happily bubbling fountains. The bedrooms are classic Oaxaca, spotlessly clean and full of character, with pastel colors and tiled floors, as quiet and comfortable as your own home. The tasteful décor is enhanced by local handicrafts, painstakingly chosen for your pleasure. The beds are comfortable, and each spacious room is refreshingly cool, ensuring a good night’s sleep.

    At La Casa de mis Recuerdos you can see excellent examples of Oaxaca’s cultural and artistic expressions in the form of pottery, wood carvings, and beautiful indigenous textiles. But what guests seem to remember most about their stay with us is the traditional Oaxacan breakfasts that will delight your palate, and give you all the energy and optimism you need to start your day.

    Rooms & Patios

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    he rooms are decorated in a refined Oaxacan style, spotlessly clean and full of character, with pastel colors and tiled floors, as quiet and comfortable as your own home. The tasteful décor is enhanced by local handicrafts, painstakingly chosen for your pleasure. The beds are comfortable, and each spacious room is refreshingly cool, ensuring a good night’s sleep.

    Just steps away from each guest room are several balconies and terraces where you can relax and enjoy the beauty of your surroundings. The ambience is perfect for families, friends or just travelers.

    Dining Room & Kitchen

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    ur kitchen is traditional and very Oaxacan. The dishes that are prepared here are rich in taste and aroma, and their preparation is a joyous ritual that touches the soul as well as the senses.

    To complete the magic of your stay, we offer you a delicious three-course Oaxacan breakfast from family recipes that have been passed down from mother to daughter over the years. Breakfast begins with a fruit plate accompanied by a glass of the freshly squeezed fruit juice and a tray of regional sweet artisanal breads and rolls. The main course changes from day to day and can range from huevos rancheros to tamales with mole negro. Wonderful cups of Oaxacan coffee or foamed hot chocolate are served throughout the meal along with warm smiles. These hearty breakfasts are representative of what Oaxaquenos eat and the flavors will get your day started on the right track.

    Although the main courses are traditional Oaxacan breakfast dishes, guests who have special dietary needs are graciously accommodated.

      Features

      • Located in the historic center of the city
      • Free wireless Internet
      • Taxi service
      • Fluent English with William or Nora
      • Personal assistance with medical services
      • Tourist information
      • Lock boxes in each room
      • Non-Smoking B&B
      • Same-day Laundry service
      • Free local calls
      • Hairdryers in rooms
      • Alarm clock in each room
      • Individual or group tours by Nora who is a Certified Guide
      • iPrivate or group cooking classes by Nora

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    5 Comments

    • torenie@gmail.com'

      Renie & Francisco Arroyo April 7, 2014 at 1:07 pm

      Hola Nora,

      So nice to talk with you. My husband and I are thinking of coming May 21-June 2 (2014).
      Do these dates work with a cooking class schedule and a tour of artisan villages? We are flexible in our dates.

      Also, I didn’t know what room to select at La Casa de Misrecuerdos. We would like one that faces the inner patio away from the street. I saw that there were bedrooms upstairs (such as Calandria) or there was a mini suite (Colibri). Which room do you think is the nicest?

      Thank you, Nora. I look forward to meeting you!

      Renie (Arroyo)

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    • hwambach@gmail.com'

      Hal and Anne Wambach November 11, 2014 at 9:28 am

      How do we contact you to discuss a reservation?

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    • jpatt3kids@gmail.com'

      Julia Patterson March 27, 2015 at 5:56 pm

      Hola Nora:
      I am now in the process of convincing three other couples to join my husband and I at La Casa de Mis Recuerdos for a vacation next February (2016). Please tell me-
      do you have four rooms available for us all, for a week any time in February? If so, can you tell me what the rates would be? All four of the women would like to take a cooking class, too. Will the class be available any time in February?
      Thank you!
      Julia

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    • jpatt3kids@gmail.com'

      Julia April 3, 2015 at 11:04 am

      Nora: We would like to reserve three rooms. There will be two people per room. The dates are 1/31/16 through 2/6/16. I sent you a request for information on March 27th, but haven’t heard back from you. We have heard great things about you and are excited to visit. Please let me know how I can best make plans with no Spanish! Thank you. Julia

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