Best Places for Backpackers in Guanajuato, Mexico.

Enjoy backpacking around Guanajuato, Mexico without a fixed itinerary by using our handy listings of the best hostels in every destination. Specially curated for backpackers and economy travellers, we help you find an amazing place to stay no matter where you're headed!

The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Guanajuato, Mexico.

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Top 12 hostels in Guanajuato, Mexico.

These are the 12 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Guanajuato, Mexico.

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El Hogar de Carmelita

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El Hogar de Carmelita

‘Hogar Carmelita’ is a three floor colonial guest house, which has been running for eight years. The house provides private rooms with shared bathrooms (one bathroom for every two rooms). Two of the room’s benefit from a roof terrace to relax and chill out on whilst watching the sunsets! Gua...
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Casa a 29

93 /100

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Casa a 29

We are located in the heart of Guanajuato, with an unbeatable access to tourist points. We are a small hostel, with relaxed and quiet atmosphere, we have 3 private rooms 2 and a mixed bedroom, 2 full bathrooms, terrace, TV room and open kitchen so you can prepare what you like in your stay, our mott...
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Casa Lupita Hostel

92 /100

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Casa Lupita Hostel

Casa Lupita Hostel is located in the middle of Guanajuato dowtown, just a few steps from Plaza Baratillo, Jardín Unión and Teatro Juarez. You will find clean and spacious rooms, towels, linens, lockers, amenities, and a full furnished guest kitchen. In addition an exterior garden that is just th...
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Hostal Casa de Dante

91 /100

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Hostal Casa de Dante

A wonderful panoramic view and our now famous great Mexican breakfast await you at Hostal Casa de Dante, because many travelers checks up the 165 steps of our lane to stay with us on a picturesque private room or in our spacious dormitory. In addition to good service and comfort, with us you will...
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La Fuente Guanajuato

87 /100

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La Fuente Guanajuato

Our comfortable spacious rooms rest atop one of Guanajuato's treasured architectural heritages dating back approximately 476 years ago, La Fuente in Plaza Baratillo. Enjoy breathtaking views of this enchanting city surrounded by hills, as well as our restaurant, spa and yoga studio. With the aim...
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Corral d Comedias Hostel

84 /100

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Corral d Comedias Hostel

Corral d Comedias Hostel is located in the heart of the city, near to all the interesting spots of Guanajuato. Our hostel offers comfortable dorms with individual security lockers, hot showers, amazing common areas and equipped kitchen for our guests to enjoy. Wi-Fi services available, computer, boo...
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Hostal seis 7

84 /100

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Hostal seis 7

Cozy construction in the center of Guanajuato, three levels at your service, two bathrooms, balcony overlooking the underground road, one of the main attractions of the city. Three bedrooms, 15 beds with the following distribution: four, five and six beds in each one of them. Hot and cold water disp...
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Hostel & Bar Encounter Guanajuato

83 /100

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Hostel & Bar Encounter Guanajuato

Newly opened in February 2016 we offer our attention with brand new facilities, as well as Japanese Restaurant service in the first floor open from 12 to 18 hrs and Restaurant Bar from 19 to 23 hrs. Hostel & Bar Encounter Guanajuato offers an entire menu with the utmost dedication and the original t...
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9
Katrin Poshtel

66 /100

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Katrin Poshtel

Katrin is the first poshtel in the city. We offer the good service, cosy design and great location. This is the perfect place for a rest after a busy day. In our terrace you can enjoy the best sunset with an nice drink. We are the best place in town for you. Our great location let you had the res...
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10
Universidad Terraza

49 /100

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Universidad Terraza

Universidad Terraza Hostel is set in a beige building with black door. It has three floors and terrace with tables and umbrellas. The property is ideally located in the centre of Guanajuato, near the Union Garden. Providing barbecue facilities, the property is located within a 1-minute walk of La Pa...
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Hotel Hermoso Guanajuato

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Hotel Hermoso Guanajuato

Hotel Hermoso Guanajuato is conveniently located on the Panoramic highway, easily accessible by car. A family operated hotel provides you a comfortable friendly environment for your stay in one of three deluxe rooms or three standard rooms. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms and an excellent health conscious c...
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Hostel Guanajuato

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Hostel Guanajuato

Hostel Guanajuato, is designed to find a second home, where you will find, mixed dormitories with bathroom, private rooms, a small TV room, where we will spend good moments and talks. You can have stillness in your hours of rest. Come, meet and enjoy your stay and this beautiful city. Guanajuato Cap...
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Things to see and do while backpacking in Guanajuato, Mexico.

Check out tips from other travellers and bloggers and their experiences in Guanajuato, Mexico.

If you're already planning to visit Guanajuato, Mexico - scroll to the next section for a list of the best places to stay.

Mexican Highway 85 & 57

We had about 1400 miles to reach our destination, Tangancicuaro, Michoacan. Along the route, we were awed by the beautiful scenery. Mountains, hills, and weird looking trees that looked like dancing palm trees. There was a lot of truck stops, which is great. Truck stops get serviced better. We didn’t stop too much but the one time we stopped for a while was to eat some actual food. We made sure we had a seat by the window, so we can see the car. Nothing eventful happened. The 1400-mile was nothing but long stretches of highway and truck stops. The only “bad” moments were the window washermen who force themselves to wash your windshield. They are trying to make a living and all they ask is for some pocket change. Some of them were happy with food and fruit. We were cutting through the edge of Guanajuato which is a level 2. The worst thing about it was the traffic signals were a bit confusing but so far nothing dangerous.

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A historic walk through Guanajuato, México

Alejandra Gutierrez

Mexico : Guanajuato City

Cacti are bouncing back and I am becoming increasingly happy with the sight of life all around. Spring time is the ideal time to visit Guanajuato, Mexico.

Alyce

San Miguel de Allende: "Pueblo Magico"

During the course of my life I have traveled and experienced new places, dishes, traditions, and I have been lucky enough to share them with the people I love the most. I believe every place we visit leaves memories we will never forget, but there are some places in particular that offer more than just that. Mexico is known to be a country full of culture, traditions, and magic destinations that show just how much diversity it contains. San Miguel de Allende is a small city in the state of Guanajuato located in central Mexico I had the pleasure of visiting on December of 2015. My current boyfriend, who is from Slovakia and whom had never been to Mexico before, and I had a scheduled trip to Mexico to spend Christmas with my family. Since it was his first time visiting I wanted him to experience my country the best way possible so my family helped me planning a secret trip to San Miguel de Allende.

Pamela Soto

About Us

If you look for it in a map is just a small town at the southest part of Guanajuato state, which is right in the middle of Mexico; and if you ask people living here most would say “there’s nothing to do”. They might be right since we got used to it, but for a tourist there are some places you should come and experience by yourself. A not so big town with so many train crosses we become crazy and some historical buildings and places for Mexico’s history.

Jannette Sánchez

Guanajuato, Mexico Travel Guides

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