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3 Best language schools in Guanajuato (ranked based on student reviews)

You are interested in learning Spanish in Guanajuato? We have researched all the details about the best Spanish language schools in Guanajuato for you so that you can easily compare prices, reviews, courses for adults and teenagers and special offers.

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Why Guanajuato? The city of Guanajuato is the state capital and is one of the most important historical and cultural colonial cities in Mexico. Guanajuato is located in the central part of Mexico, south of the high Mexican plateau. Although a small city, Guanajuato has a great deal to offer: from the beautiful colonial buildings to the modern museums, from the silver mines to the university. An international airport at less than half hour away, makes the city well connected with all other cities in Mexico and the rest of the world.
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What our students said about Guanajuato

Rating: 5/5


I❤️GTO. Such a beautiful city& in an amazing setting surrounded by mountains and high desert. Always stuff to do! Everything was accessible due to the size of the city. I always felt safe, went where I wanted to and when.


Rating: 4/5


Guanajuato is DRY!!! Pay far more attention to hydration, both internal and external, while you'r'e there, than you might be used to. The city is gorgeous. One of the most beautiful cities I have had the pleasure to visit.


Rating: 5/5


Very safe. It is good city if you want to concentrate on your studies.


Most recent student reviews of language schools in Guanajuato

Rating: 4.6

4.6 | 22 reviews

Not clear test per level. They do not provide books or exercise book. You just catch up with the other students when you arrive.

24 February 2020
Course: Intensive Course 20 - 2 weeks
Student age: 69 years


Rating: 4.6

4.6 | 22 reviews

Lessons concentrate too much on grammar and reading/writing and no enough on speaking fluency and pronunciation. Teachers speak too fast using vocabulary and tenses that were never taught, and if students do not understand, they simply say it in English, rather that repeating it slower or writing it on the board. Very frustrating.

10 February 2020
Course: Intensive Course 25 - 2 weeks
Student age: 56 years

United States

Rating: 4.6

4.6 | 22 reviews

Too many positive aspects! The teachers were talented, helpful, interesting and friendly! The classes were fun and relevant- never boring or long. I always felt engaged and was able to work on what I needed/wanted. Homework and in class exercises provided lots of practice! Lots of individual attention. I also loved the setting- so beautiful and homey. The location in El Centro is amazing too.
I can’t wait to go back! This is an experience I will always remember!

19 August 2019
Course: Intensive Course 25 - 1 week
Student age: 57 years

United States

Rating: 4.6

4.6 | 22 reviews

I would recommend Plateros Spanish School without any hesitation.

30 April 2019
Course: Intensive Course 20 - 2 weeks
Student age: 54 years


Rating: 4.6

4.6 | 22 reviews

The teachers are well-qualified and very personable. In one week, we felt like friends.

22 April 2019
Course: Semi Intensive Course 15 - 1 week
Student age: 62 years

United States

Rating: 4.6

4.6 | 22 reviews

Friendliness of the staff. Flexibility of changing class for aptitude. Small number of students in each class.
School name signboard is needed at entrance. When I was looking for the location at arrival on Sunday, I wasn’t able to find it. Some neighbours didn’t even know.

3 November 2018
Course: Intensive Course 20 - 1 week
Student age: 58 years


Rating: 4.6

4.6 | 22 reviews

The level of instruction was absolutely superb. I enjoyed and I mean enjoyed, three hours of grammar review and two hours of history, Mexican politics, Mexican psychology and much more. Most of the instructors that I knew were very cultured, well educated people on a level that you would find anywhere else in the world.
The instructors are very flexible and accommodating. If one finds one to be in the wrong level of instruction, it is easy enough to be moved to another level.

29 October 2018
Course: Intensive Course 25 - 2 weeks
Student age: 75 years


Key Facts about Guanajuato

Population: 79,000

Time zone: +4h. (GMT -6)

Region: Guanajuato,

Currency: MXN (1 MXN = 0.0508 USD)

Guanajuato quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.9

4.9 (22 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 180 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

High season: September

Low season: June

Average course price per week (High season): 170 US$

Average course price per week (Low season): 146 US$

Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (Mexico average):52.19 MXN (54% cheaper than in USA)
    Mains electricity:
    • Plug Type A
    • Plug Type B
    • Residential voltage: 127 V
    • Frequency: 60 Hz

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    Events in GuanajuatoBest time to take a language course in Guanajuato

    Independence Day
    Independence Day

    16 September 2021The day of Mexico's independence is celebrated throughout the country but it has a special significance in Guanajuato, the cradle of independence.

    What to do in Guanajuato

    Juarez Theatre
    Juarez Theatre
    La Valenciana Temple
    La Valenciana Temple
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    Arrival Airport

    Del Bajío International (BJX) - 23 km. from Guanajuato city center

    Public transportation to city center:

    Taxi: 407 MXN, 30 minutes drive to city center of Guanajuato

      FAQ about schools in Guanajuato

    • You can take courses for just 1 week. For significant progress opt for longer durations.
    • Students rated Guanajuato with 4.8 stars out of 5.
    • In Guanajuato electricity is 127 Volt and 60 Hz. Plug type A, B.
    • Best airport to arrive to in Guanajuato is Del Bajío International (23.2 km from city center). See information about all arrivals and airport information for Guanajuato.
    • In Guanajuato the following courses are offered specifically for business Spanish: Business Spanish Group, Medical Spanish, Legal Spanish.
    • Schools in Guanajuato offer specific preparation courses for the following exams: DELE, SIELE.
    • In Guanajuato there are course packages where you can learn the following activities: Spanish & Dancing, Spanish & Cooking.
    • See the climate table of Guanajuato and the event calendar of Guanajuato with events such as Independence Day.
    • 273US$ for 2 weeks is the lowest price for a Spanish course in Guanajuato. The average cost of a language course in Guanajuato is 94US$ per week.
    • Students rated the activity program at Plateros Spanish School as the best.
    • Plateros Spanish School has received the best overall rating in Guanajuato.
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