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Offering a 24-hour reception and colorful dormitories, this popular hostel is a 5-minute walk from Zócalo Square and Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral. Isabel la Católica Metro Station is 1312 feet away. Dorms are decorated with bold colors and include a fan. Sheets and towels are available to rent. The shared bathrooms are bright and modern. Hostal Amigo’s lively bar is an ideal place to meet other guests. You can also use the free computer room. The multilingual staff at reception are happy to arrange city tours and excursions, and transport to Mexico City Airport can be organized at an extra cost.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Hostal Amigo has been welcoming guests since Jul 29, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.

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Guest reviews


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  • Jose
    Been going on and off for maybe 8 year wouldn't change it thanks to all the staff great individual
  • Hatem
    Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia
    very clean with super location, price was unbeatable, hot showers, highly recommended!
  • Waiseelay68
    I like the simplicity of this place, it has very strong backpacker vibes. It's also quite spacious, with lots of places to mingle and relax.
  • Larisa
    Great location, many bathrooms with hot water, friendly staff, speaking English.
  • John
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Nice place for a short stay, The manager helped me with the location of a covid testing facility.
  • Bradley
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The staff, and owner were very friendly. I felt at home immediately. everyone conducted their area of business with the upmost professionalism, and joy. The owner saw my guitar, and invited me to come play music with him. The place was very clean,...
  • Sirmayanet
    Location its wanderful. big common room and a computer to use
  • Frostyriding
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Staff were really helpful and always available. When we couldn't get an Uber they odered a taxi to the airport for us mxn 250, very good, clean van and safe driver took us straight to correct departure area - thank you. Clean towels, huge double...
  • Gilbert
    Excellent location and great value...most spacious hostel you will showers..great staff
  • Laura
    Good location good price, plastic mattresses made me feel a bit safer about bugs, good space between beds

Property questions and answers
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  • Hello, My name is Dakota and I am a University student in Toronto, Canada. I am looking to come to Mexico City In January and stay for a month or lon..

    Dear Dakota, thanks a lot to be interesting to vonlunteer with us, the thing it's the work it's very slow for now... some times the work it's not enog..
    Answered on 11 January 2021
  • hi our flight arrives around 3 in the morning on Monday can we access the property or how does it work? thanks

    We have 24/7 reception...
    Answered on 28 December 2021
  • Is it quiet at night?

    Answered on 5 February 2020
  • Do you have planned events or activities?

    Answered on 5 February 2020
  • Can we show debit card instead of credit card upon check in?

    Dear friendthank you for writing us. yes, you can show a different card... Best regards!!!
    Answered on 10 June 2020
  • Are sheets and towels included?

    Answered on 5 February 2020
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Amenities of Hostal Amigo

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Shared kitchen
  • Pool table
Food & Drink
  • Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Indoor play area
Safety & security
  • Safe
  • Adults only
  • Smoke-free property
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

Hostal Amigo takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM


Until 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Cash Hostal Amigo accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that for group reservations (more than 5 rooms), different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Take into consideration that renovation works will take place in a 9:00 am - 5:00 pm schedule.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

FAQs about Hostal Amigo

  • Hostal Amigo is 1,650 feet from the center of Mexico City. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Hostal Amigo offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Pool table

  • The prices at Hostal Amigo may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Hostal Amigo is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.