17 BEST HOTELS in San Miguel de Allende [September 2020]

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While being slightly lesser-known, San Miguel de Allende is one of the most beautiful cities to visit in all of Mexico and has some amazing hotels.

We’ve compiled this list of the 17 best hotels (and Airbnb’s) in San Miguel de Allende so you can easily book a place that suits your style – and your budget!

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BEST HOTELS IN SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE
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  • Wifi
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  • The host is a ‘Superhost’
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  • Ideal for traveling couples
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  • On-site outdoor pool
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#1 – Casa Tranquila

Overall Best Airbnb in San Miguel de Allende

Casa Tranquila

Casa Tranquila is our pick for overall best Airbnb in San Miguel de Allende

– $$$

– Free wifi

– Sparkling clean

– Up to 4 guests

Boasting a near-perfect rating (4.94 as of writing), this is one of the coziest and most affordable Airbnb’s in the city! Beautifully decorated and impeccably clean, this Airbnb is a perfect option for a solo traveler, couple, or small family.

The apartment is located just a few blocks from the main square, and the private balcony boasts some spectacular views. Cook at home in the full kitchen, or ask the hosts for recommendations for the best restaurants in the area. Extra points for the fireplace and the cozy beds and pillows.

 

 

#2 – Centro San Miguel with Views & Rooftop Pool

Best Luxury Airbnb in San Miguel de Allende

Centro San Miguel with Views & Rooftop Pool

Centro San Miguel with Views & Rooftop Pool is our pick for the best luxury Airbnb in San Miguel de Allende

– $$$$$

– Rooftop pool

– Luxurious mansion

– Up to 6 guests

Just… wow. This is one of the most amazing Airbnb’s we have ever seen – just look at that rooftop pool!

Beautifully designed and impressively spacious, this is the perfect place for a weekend of culture and relaxation. Guests love the big bathrooms, the beautiful kitchen, and you can’t go wrong with an indoor hammock! Extra points for the great location and amazing views.

 

 

#3 – Luxury Studio

Best Budget Airbnb in San Miguel de Allende

Luxury Studio

Luxury Studio is our pick for the best budget Airbnb in San Miguel de Allende

– $$

– Private access

– Free wifi

– Free parking

If you are traveling solo or as a couple and are looking for a simple and affordable Airbnb, this luxury studio is as good as it gets. Located in a safe neighborhood, the studio has a private entrance (via staircase) and is only an 8-minute drive to the city center.

Guests love how clean this Airbnb is, as well as how comfy and cozy the bed and pillows are. The studio also includes free BBQ facilities and a private terrace with a dining table – perfect for a romantic date night! It also comes equipped with a small kitchen.

 

 

#4 – Two Story Retreat Home

Coolest Airbnb in San Miguel de Allende

Two Story Retreat Home

Two Story Retreat Home is our pick for the coolest Airbnb in San Miguel de Allende

– $$$

– Awesome designs

– Sleeps up to 5 people

– The host is a ‘Superhost’

This apartment is many things – but boring is NOT one of them. Cool, hip, and well-designed, this is a great stay for anyone who likes an apartment that has its own amazing vibe and energy.

But this apartment is more than its decorations. Enjoy stunning views, a full kitchen, and spacious bathrooms. Guests love how clean the apartment is, thanks in part to the cleaning service that comes 2x’s a week. Be sure to ask the host Jim about what to do around town – he’s got plenty of recommendations!

 

 

#5 – Hotel Tierra de Sol y Luna

Best Overall Hotel in San Miguel de Allende

Hotel Tierra de Sol y Luna

Hotel Tierra de Sol y Luna is our pick for the best overall hotel in San Miguel de Allende

– $$$

– Free wifi

– Terrace

– Ideal for traveling couples

Located in one of the most beautiful and picturesque neighborhoods in San Miguel de Allende is our favorite hotel on this list – Hotel Tierra de Sol y Luna!

Rooms in this hotel are extremely clean, well-designed and are equipped with cozy beds and comfy pillows. Guests love the outdoor terrace, and the hotel boasts some impressive views. And the best part? A delicious breakfast is served fresh every morning 🙂

 

 

#6 – Imperio De Angeles

Best Budget Hotel in San Miguel de Allende

Imperio De Angeles

Imperio De Angeles is our pick for the best budget hotel in San Miguel de Allende

– $$

– On-site bar

– On-site outdoor pool

– Great for events

We love the beautiful wood decorations and cozy feel of Imperio De Angeles – not to mention the amazing customer service! This is a great hotel for couples, families, and everything in between.

Well-located, this hotel is close to Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel Church, Juarez Park, and tons of other sites. Guests love the on-site restaurant, and how clean the rooms are. Breakfast is not included but it is highly reviewed and worth the extra $10!

 

 

#7 – Hacienda Las Amantes

Best Splurge Hotel in San Miguel de Allende

Hacienda Las Amantes

Hacienda Las Amantes is our pick for the best splurge hotel in San Miguel de Allende

– $$$$

– Classic design

– Airport shuttle

– On-site bar

Boasting a classic stone-design, this luxury hotel is modern, while also feeling like you just stepped out of a time machine. The hotel is perfectly located – tucked away in a quiet little corner, but still in the heart of town.

Guests love the indoor gardens, antique furniture, as well as the amazing customer service. If you feel like relaxing, grab a refreshing cocktail at the on-site bar, and head to the rooftop patio to take in the amazing views. Free breakfast is served every morning.

 

 

#8 – Los Agaves

Los Agaves

–  $$

– Airport shuttle

– Free wifi

– Fantastic location

Located just a few blocks from Juarez Park, another great budget hotel in San Miguel de Allende is Los Agaves. The hotel is affordable, yet well-designed and is kept impeccably clean. Guests love the great location – in a quiet area, but also close to tons of shopping and restaurants.

Guests constantly describe the rooms as ‘cozy‘ and the beds as ‘comfy‘ making this hotel a great option for anyone looking for a great night’s rest. If you have a flight to catch, be sure to grab the free airport shuttle.

 

 

#9 – View Hotel Boutique

View Hotel Boutique

– $$$

– On-site restaurant

– On-site bar

– Free airport shuttle

View boutique hotel has a ton going for it and is without a doubt the most unique hotel on our list. The hotel offers an on-site spa, yoga sessions, an outdoor fireplace, and a hot tub boasting a truly impressive view.

Located in a quiet area away from the city, guests love how peaceful the entire hotel feels, making it an ideal stay for someone who wants to experience some next-level relaxation. Be sure to grab some of the free breakfast, and then take a dip in the outdoor pool!

 

 

#10 – Casa Maravillosa

Casa Maravillosa

– $$$$$$

– Luxurious villa

– Sleeps up to 8 people

If you prefer a luxurious villa that is located downtown, then this is the perfect stay for you! The vibe, decorations, and location of Casa Maravillosa are second to none, as this is truly a once in a lifetime experience.

Clean and spacious, this villa has a huge kitchen, 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms. and 5 fireplaces. After a hard day relaxing, be sure to grab a cocktail and head to the rooftop jacuzzi where you get a private showing of San Miguel de Allende’s famous sunset.

 

 

#11 – Hotel Stirling

Hotel Stirling

– $$

– On-site garden

– 24-hour reception

– Free wifi

While it’s easy to find a budget hotel in San Miguel de Allende, it’s not easy to find a good one – which is why we love Hotel Stirling! Sort of a hostel meets a hotel, this stay is all about value – the rooms are clean, the beds are comfy, and the staff are very helpful and kind.

Rooms are equipped with a fridge and work station, and if you have a flight to catch, be sure to grab the free airport shuttle. This is a great option for young solo travelers, as the dorm-like feel of the hotel makes it easy to meet and mingle with other travelers.

 

 

#12 – Casa Naré – Adults Only

Casa Naré - Adults Only 

– $$$$

– Outdoor terrace

– Free breakfast

– Well-located

The title says it all – no kids! Casa Nare is one of the top hotels in the area and is a great place for an adult couple to have a quiet and romantic evening.

The hotel is well-decorated, as the rooms feel very cozy and relaxing. Guests also love the cozy beds and pillows – great for a solid night’s rest. If you are interested in exploring some of the town, be sure to ask the front desk about their organized tours. And don’t miss out on the free delicious breakfast served every morning.

 

 

#13 – Four Bedroom Apartment

 Four Bedroom Apartment

– $$

– Free wifi

– Kitchen

– Sleeps up to 8 guests

Big, spacious, and boasting plenty of sleeping space, this four-bedroom apartment is one of the best options for a family traveling to San Miguel de Allende. The apartment also boasts an outdoor pool and spa and has an excellent location.

The apartment is very cozy and comes equipped with satellite TVs, so don’t feel guilty about wanting to chill indoors and get some relaxation. And when you feel like exploring, be sure to head to the rooftop to check out the roof-garden with BBQ facilities.

 

 

#14 – Hotel Origen

Hotel Origen

– $$$

– Airport shuttle

– Well-located

– Free wifi

Only 100 feet to the downtown area is the new Hotel Origen. This hotel is sparkling clean, has huge beds, and boasts a modern and minimalist design. We love the spacious bedrooms and especially love the big, beautiful bathrooms.

Rooms come with free toiletries, towels, and a hairdryer, as well as Payperview channels and a flatscreen TV. If you have a flight to catch, be sure to ask the staff about the airport shuttle.

 

 

#15 – House with Pool, San Miguel Sleeps 6

House with Pool, San Miguel Sleeps 6

– $$$$

– 3 bedrooms/4 beds

– Maid service

– Newly renovated kitchen

Boasting impressive reviews is one of the coolest Airbnb’s in all of San Miguel! The house is big and spacious, and has comfortable beds which make it an ideal place for anyone looking to get a good night’s rest.

But while we love the rooms, the outdoor area has to be the best part. Grab some take away food from one of the many nearby restaurants, and dine on your beautiful terrace. And once you are full, be sure to dive into your beautiful pool! Highly recommended property.

 

 

#16 – 3 KING BEDS CLOSE TO CENTER & PARK GORGEOUS VIEW

3 KING BEDS CLOSE TO CENTER & PARK GORGEOUS VIEW

– $$$$$

– Sleeps up to 6 people

– Great for large groups

One of the most gorgeous options in all of San Miguel de Allende is this HUGE Airbnb. Guests love the beautiful decorations and the huge and spacious rooms and bathrooms. Guests particularly love the rooftop facilities and accompanying views.

This property also offers a ton of perks, including a hairdryer, fast wifi, cable TV, and an indoor fireplace. But be careful not to spend all of our time in your villa! You are just a short walk from some of the areas most beautiful cobblestone streets and cultural sights.

 

 

#17 – La Catrina Hostel

La Catrina Hostel

– $

– Great for young travelers

– Dorms and private rooms available

The only hostel on our list, La Catrina is an amazing lodging option for anyone looking to save some money and meet other awesome travelers! The beds are comfy and the hostel isn’t too loud at night, and a free breakfast is served every morning.

If you are hungry you can grab some groceries from nearby markets and cook at the hostel kitchen, or you can ask the hostel staff for a recommendation for great local restaurants. Be sure to check out the rooftop terrace, a great area to mingle with other travelers!

 

 

Final thoughts

And there you have it! No matter if you are on a serious budget or are ready to seriously splurge, our list of the best hotels in San Miguel de Allende will help you find exactly what you need.

Let us know in the comments below if you have any questions – safe travels!

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About the Author Aaron Hovanesian

Born in Los Angeles, Aaron Hovanesian is one of the original staff writers for Hotel Jules. Having backpacked the world as a young man, Aaron now prefers to travel the world in luxury, proudly staying in the world's most amazing hotels and properties.When Aaron is not traveling he lives in Western Colorado he can be found brewing his own beer (probably an IPA) or spending time with his two amazing golden retrievers.