Hostels in San Luis Potosi, Mexico

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Get to know San Luis Potosi (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and 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 San Luis Potosi. To help you make friends with San Luis Potosi before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

One of the prettier Colonial cities in Mexico is San Luis Potosi, Mexico, halfway between Mexico City and Monterrey, the last big city in Mexico before the US border in Texas. Though you can see some of Mexico’s ancient sites on a beach holiday -- Mexico is one of the most-visited countries in the world and half of its tourists go on holiday there to spend their time on the sunny beaches with possibly a day trip to the Maya temples -- visiting the inland Colonial towns and cities like the other half of Mexico's tourists gives you a better idea of the "real" Mexico.

San Luis Potosi was founded in the late sixteenth century after silver and gold were discovered there. Later, more international industrial companies opened a business in the city. These days more than seven hundred thousand people live in San Luis Potosi, often abbreviated to SLP.

The Centro Histórico (Old Town) is the area that you will want to explore in San Luis Potosi, Mexico; it's quite compact but very picturesque. There are many small squares and parks where people are hanging out and the vibe is relaxed. Because of the Old Town’s compactness it can easily be navigated by foot. If you book your San Luis Potosi, Mexico hostel in the Old Town, you will not need public transport or cabs to get around, unless you visit Parque Tangamanga or some of the sites outside the city. San Luis Potosi is a city that is as much about experiencing things as seeing sites and therefore it is recommended to book your hostel in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, for a few nights at least, though the Old Town can technically be seen in just one day. Also add an extra night at your San Luis Potosi, Mexico hostel if you are interested in hiking, as there are some hiking trails at a nearby crater and canyon.

Written by local enthusiast for San Luis Potosi hostels

Written by local enthusiast for San Luis Potosi hostels Martin Straatman

FAQ about San Luis Potosi Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in San Luis Potosi. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in San Luis Potosi. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in San Luis Potosi costs on average $10 for a dorm. A hostel in San Luis Potosi with private rooms costs on average $18.
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Hostal Chesal is the best hostel in San Luis Potosi for families.
Hostelz.com compares prices for 7 hostels in San Luis Potosi, Mexico.

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Sukha Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in San Luis Potosi.

It offers: Bar.

San Luis Potosi Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in San Luis Potosi, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
7 Total number of hostels
$10 Average dorm price
$18 Average private room price
$9 Cheapest hostel in San Luis Potosi
Hostal 11:11 is the cheapest
1 Party hostels in San Luis Potosi
Sukha Hostel is the best rated
6.2 Average rating of all hostels

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