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Where to Sleep

There are many places to stay in San Miguel de Allende. Additional hotels and B&Bs will be added to the website in September. Taxi service within San Miguel is abundant and inexpensive (typically $2.00–$3.00 USD in town), so options for convenient lodging are plentiful. When booking the Conference Hotel, you must use the reservation form provided.

Conference Hotel

Special Room Rates for Conference Attendees

Hotel Real de Minas

Approx. US$75–$80 per night

The Real de Minas is a charming, modern hotel that serves as the campus for the Writers’ Conference, and is within walking distance (15 to 20 minutes) of San Miguel’s historic center. The city bus stop is across the street.

AVAILABLE NOW! Special rates apply to the nights of Monday, February 13–Monday, February 20, 2017 and ONLY via the link below. Based on August, 2016 exchange rates, the discounted room rate will run approximately $75–$85 usd per night (single or double).


Please do not email or call Hotel Real de Minas to make a reservation.

Note: Breakfast will not be included with your room rate in 2017. However, all Conference attendees who have purchased a Basic, Full, or Whole Enchilada package are entitled to a light “grab & go” modified continental breakfast from Thursday, February 16 to Sunday, February 19, 2016.

Hotel Amenities: Free Wi-Fi in guest rooms and public areas, concierge, 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.

Ancha de San Antonio #1
(at the corner of Stirling Dickinson)
37700 San Miguel de Allende, Gto.

Telephone numbers:
From the U.S.: 011-52-415-152-2626
Within Mexico: (415) 152-2626

Conference Partners & Sponsors


LifePath Center

From US$90 per night

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

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, serenity and just the right amount of modernity. A mere 5 minute walk from Parque Juárez, LifePath Center is conveniently located in the quietest spot amid the most thriving business area in San Miguel de Allende, where you will find galleries, stores, restaurants, bakeries and much more. It’s also only a few steps away from the Instituto Allende, the Organic Market and a comfortable 10 minute walk to the conference hotel or the Jardin. Make the most of your stay at LifePath Center: drop-in on one of the offered classes (Yoga, QiGong, Meditation); or book one of the amazing healing modalities offered by experienced, certified practitioners.

Amenities: Wi-Fi; courtyards with lush plants and flowers with lovely sitting areas; beautiful views from our rooftop terraces; cable TV; free local and U.S. phone calls; Laundry service is available (at an additional charge).

Rinconada de la Aldea 29, Centro
San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, MX

Telephone numbers:
Mexico: (415) 154-8465
From U.S.A.: 011-52-214-432-5711