Places to Stay

Our Accommodations Coordinator, Carole Schor, is ready to help you select accommodations and will happily make your reservation for you if you like.
E-mail Carole at:

The following are our suggestions for hotels in various price ranges and styles here in San Miguel de Allende. You can find more information and opinions about these and other hotels at and similar travelers’ forums.

When booking the hotels below, please use the contact information provided (if any) and indicate that you are attending the San Miguel Writers Conference. Some of these hotels have blocked rooms or given special prices to conference attendees.

If you have any difficulties making a reservation or any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at We will be very happy to assist you.

Roommate Assistance
If you are attending the Conference alone and would like to share a room to save on expenses, please email Carole at so she can put you in touch with others who would like to share a room.

Conference Hotel

Hotel Real de Minas:
Price: For SMA Writers Conference attendees only: 680pesos, including tax (single or double) and full breakfast during the conference.

Convenient for conference attendees, this 18-year-old hotel is within walking distance (15 to 20 minutes) of San Miguel’s historic center, and the city bus stops across the street.

Hotel amenities: Free Wi-fi in guest rooms and public areas, concierge, shops, restaurant, room service, lounge/bar, heated pool, game room, heliport, 2 tennis courts, free parking; soccer field; security, laundry service.
Room amenities: heat and a/c, ironing board and iron, hair dryer, cable TV, safe.

To make a reservation at the Conference Hotel, the Real de Minas, contact our Accommodations Concierge directly – she’ll make the reservation for you: Carole Schor at
Calle Ancha de San Antonio #1, Calle Stirling Dickinson,
Tel. 415-152-2626 or toll-free within Mexico 01800-466-5800

Alternate Accommodations

Posada Corazon B & B

ROOM RATES:  $2195-2662 pesos per night  (includes tax and full breakfast)

A natural space for inspiration in the heart of San Miguel,  just a few steps from the main square, a lovely, spacious house surrounded by leafy trees.   Six bright, airy rooms (one with a pool),   Ample interior spaces and terrace.

AMENITIES:  Breakfast from our organic garden, Wireless internet, Water purification filters in all the rooms and throughout the posada, Sauna, Parking for guests, Meeting facilities, Large collection of art books, Tree-filled gardens with more than 20 species of free-flying birds

ADDRESS:  Aldama #9 , Centro, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Guanajuato, MX

TELEPHONE:   +52 (415) 152 -0182, 152-2165, U.S. toll-free number: 1 (866) 278 2279

WEBSITE:  www.

SPECIAL PRICING TO WRITERS’ CONFERENCE GUESTS:  5% discount depending on how many nights stay.


ROOM RATES:  Los Musicos $155 usd, Las Pinas and El Jardin $165, Los Reyes $185 (includes full breakfast, does not include tax).  You can see some of the breakfast menus and photos on the website.

On a cobblestone street in the historic center of San Miguel, SUSURRO welcomes you.  The English translation of our lovely Spanish name is ‘whisper’; it also means sound of murmuring water and rustling of wind in the trees.

“SUSURRO is superior…a slice of heaven” writes one guest on Trip Advisor, and another calls “SUSURRO the hidden gem of San Miguel.”   We are located 3 blocks from the main square.  Behind our walls you will find a beautifully restored 18th century home with lush gardens, fountains and patios, all of which contribute to your experiencing Colonial Mexico, resplendent in elegance and tradition.

SUSURRO provides the ultimate romantic getaway for those seeking a luxurious escape.  Rooms offer elegance with luxury and comfort.  Relax by the pool or on your terrace.  There is always a space for you to enjoy your privacy or to socialize with other guests, indoors or out.  After a gourmet Mexican breakfast, explore the irresistible folk art shops, art galleries, restaurants, markets, fiestas and other activities.

AMENITIES:  TV, Wifi, 600-count Italian sheets, Purified water throughout the house, Honor bar, Guest computer, Vonage line, Wonderful breakfasts

ADDRESS:  Recreo #78, Centro, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico

TELEPHONE:  (52) 415-152-1065 Vonage from US 310-943-7163,


SPECIAL PRICING TO WRITERS’ CONFERENCE GUESTS:  10% discount to conference guests

LifePath Center

For those wishing to get even more out of their stay in San Miguel de Allende during the San Miguel Writers’ Conference!

ROOM RATES: $90 USD/night, double occupancy (includes continental breakfast). For a 3rd person, there is a $15 USD/night additional charge, per room.

Serving the international community for over a decade, LifePath Center is a Holistic Center and Guest House that offers programs for learning, healing, and retreat in a setting of incomparable beauty and serenity: a 300 year old hacienda, with lovely courtyards and a home-like atmosphere, conveniently located at a 3 minute walk from the Jardín and surrounded by the most thriving business area in San Miguel de Allende, where you will find galleries, stores, restaurants, bakeries and much more. It’s also at very close distance to the Instituto Allende, the Organic Market and a 10 minute comfortable walk to the conference hotel.

While you are staying at LifePath, you can drop in one of the offered classes (Yoga, QiGong, Pilates, Meditation) or you can book one of the excellent services, offered by experienced practitioners.

AMENITIES: king-size bed, fireplace (gas logs) or heater -your choice-, private bathroom with bathtub, wi-fi, courtyards with lush plants and flowers, free local and U.S. phone calls, use of the communal kitchen.  Laundry service is available (at an additional charge).

ADDRESS:  Pila Seca #11, Centro, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico

TELEPHONE:  415-154-8465 or from U.S.A. 214.-432-5711

 WEBSITE:, For reservations visit the website or send an e-mail to

La Casa de Liza…Villas en el Parque

ROOM RATES:  $100 – $250 usd (includes tax and full breakfast)

DESCRIPTION:  We are more than just a bed and breakfast in the heart of San Miguel de Allende.  We are located near the lovely Juarez Park and within a short walk to San Miguel’s charming main square, El Jardin (the Garden), and many, many charming shops, art galleries and restaurants.  We offer a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Our staff is bilingual (multilingual, Spanish, English & French) and will do whatever they can to make you feel comfortable.  Our generous gourmet breakfasts are in the Mexican style and are served in our breakfast room or outdoors on the lovely patio in our garden.  Our compound and our parking area are secluded and totally secure.

AMENITIES:  Gourmet breakfast, Parking, Wireless internet, Gas fireplaces in most rooms, Cable TV

ADDRESS:  Bajada del Chorro # 7, Centro, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Guanajuato, MX

TELEPHONE:  (415) 152-0352, (415) 154-7962



Luxury Accommodations

Casa de Sierra Nevada: Luxury Boutique Hotel in the Heart of San Miguel

A cluster of historic buildings at the centre of the city, this charming Orient-Express hotel offers the ultimate Mexican experience.

Cool, leafy gardens, stone arches and traditional wooden doors surround pretty courtyards lit by lanterns as night falls.

Peaceful though this is—especially when within the tranquil Laja Spa—just step outside and you are surrounded by San Miguel de Allende’s many colors, scents and sounds.

The hotel has its own cooking school, Sazon, where you can learn to create traditional Mexican treats. To savor the local cooking at leisure there is a choice of two exceptional restaurants.

Every amenity you might dream of: