Tansy Kaschak

Pink Hotel

with Tansy Kaschak tansykaschak.com
  • Where:Oaxaca, Mexico

  • Why:To celebrate life.

  • When:Day of the Dead, November 2018.

  • Who:With Gem&Bolt Mezcal friends and family.

Highs & Lows

  • The amazing collection of art and paraphernalia would be already worth the visit.

  • It is located in the heart of Oaxaca’s old town, easy walk to attractions, restaurants, and markets.

  • All rooms overlook a lush and charming courtyard, creating a real sense of togetherness.

  • The bathrooms could use a renovation and the overall infrastructure needs some love.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Life Changing

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Plastic Free

  • Overall Value

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Takable Treats

  • Refer a Friend

Total: 47/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Casa Allende is the official name, it is a family-owned fully staffed house that functions as a guest-house on their discretion and can be taken over for experiences like this

  • Vibe

    A portal to another dimension.

  • Location

    Central

  • Rooms

    20

  • Music

    We curated our own music, which was a mix of world sounds, classic and opera.

  • Year Opened

    The family started opening their doors to guests in 2014.

  • Designed By

    Based on the structure of what was convent many decades ago, the owners personally decorated the interiors, using a large part of their art collection.

  • Pool/Gym

    The pool is being repaired from the last earthquake. There is a gym right across the street.

  • Restaurant

    No, but the options of street food, markets, bars and restaurants just out of the door are endless.

  • Bar

    No

  • Minibar

    No mini bar in the rooms but all guests are welcome to use the house's kitchen.

  • Wifi

    Si

  • Children

    Yes

  • Price

    From $100 / night per room, depends on the arrangement.

Try everything and make sure you go more than once, as it can feel overwhelming at first.

The food and handcraft markets

Centro Cultural Santo Domingo, Calle Macedonio Alcalá, RUTA INDEPENDENCIA, Centro, Oaxaca, Mexico

Try everything and make sure you go more than once, as it can feel overwhelming at first.

The splendid Santo Domingo church, its adjacent cultural center and cactus garden are right around the corner.

Centro Cultural Santo Domingo

Los Danzantes, Calle Macedonio Alcalá, RUTA INDEPENDENCIA, Centro, Oaxaca, Mexico

The splendid Santo Domingo church, its adjacent cultural center and cactus garden are right around the corner.

Pink Hotel

Calle de Mariano Abasolo 313, RUTA INDEPENDENCIA, Centro, 68000 Oaxaca, Oax., Mexico

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