Hostel in Toluca, Mexico

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Get to know Toluca (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 Toluca. To help you make friends with Toluca before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Toluca, Mexico, is only about a one-hour bus ride from Mexico City. It is visited by travelers that want to get away from the Mexican tourist trail or who want to spend time in a quieter place than Mexico City. While the distance would allow you to visit Toluca on a day trip from Mexico City -- which is what many people do -- it is worth spending one night -- or a few -- at a Toluca, Mexico hostel. Toluca is the city at the highest altitude in Mexico at nearly three thousand feet. Trying to check off a list of things to do at a high pace may result in signs of altitude sickness. Taking it a bit slower and staying for one or a few nights in a Toluca, Mexico hostel allows you to acclimatize and enjoy Toluca better.

The "Centro" in Toluca, Mexico, is the most vibrant part of the city and the best area to book your hostel in Toluca, Mexico. There are a good amount of bars and restaurants; however, on weekdays it can be quite dead as most locals prefer to hang out in bordering towns such as Metepec. Therefore, the best time to visit Toluca is on weekends; some of the bars are even only open on Friday and Saturday nights. On Sundays, there are fairs and cultural activities on several squares in the city, which is another reason to visit on weekends. But no matter on which day you are visiting, you should not leave without trying a chorizo sausage, which originates from Toluca.

If you have booked a hostel in Toluca, Mexico, it is also easier to visit the Xinantecatl volcano on a day trip. The volcano sits at more than four thousand meters and is a great place for hikes. The scenery is also perfect for mountain biking. Bikes can be rented at some Toluca, Mexico hostels.

Written by local enthusiast for Toluca hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Toluca hostels Martin Straatman

FAQ about Toluca Hostels

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There is exactly 1 Hostel in Toluca, Mexico. compares the prices for this hostel so you can get the best price on any major booking site. compares prices for 1 hostel in Toluca, Mexico.

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Your Packing List for Toluca

Your Packing List for Toluca

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Toluca 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 Toluca, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
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