This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Querétaro.
Querétaro is a large Mexican city, located a couple of hours outside of Mexico City. The historic district of Querétaro has been declared as an UNESCO World Heritage Site, due to the number of historic buildings located there. There are a number of old churches and cathedrals, as well as plazas. It is worth noting that most of the plazas within the historic district offer free Wi-Fi. There are also a few tourist markets, supermarkets, souvenir shops, and good restaurants and cafes. Most restaurants offer a "menu del dia" (menu of the day), which is usually very good value, and includes at least two courses and a drink. There is a airport in Querétaro, as well as a large bus station, with buses that operate throughout the country. The bus station is, however, located outside of the historic district -- local buses or taxis can easily be used to travel between the historic district and the bus station or airport.
There are a number of boutique hotels; luxury and budget hotels; guesthouses; and of course, hostels in Querétaro city. Most Querétaro hostels are located within the historic district, and within walking distance of all of the main attractions. Hostels in Querétaro are of a high standard, affordable, clean, and comfortable. Most Querétaro hostels offer free Wi-Fi; complimentary breakfast; comfortable beds; hot water showers; and communal areas, including a fully equipped, communal kitchen. Hostels in Querétaro tend to be very social, and you are likely to meet many other travelers, either passing through, or staying in the country long term. Most Querétaro hostel staff speak a good level of English, as well as Spanish.
Written by local enthusiast for Querétaro hostelsKelly Sheldrick