International living

Bienvenidos a Casa CONOCE 

With one single room, three double rooms and three full bathrooms, Casa CONOCE offers seven students of the Universidad de Guanajuato or local language schools unmatched accommodations in the historic city center. Designed to offer meaningful interaction in a safe and secure location, this exclusive housing option includes a full range of amenities, support and services.

Location, location, location

Casa CONOCE is the ideal location for student living and cultural exploration. Only a few doors down from the birthplace of Mexican muralist Diego Rivera along the street you'll find local artists' galleries, several bars, cafés and restaurants. One block south through flower-lined alleys find yourself in Plaza San Fernando with its bohemian feel, restaurants and street performers. When it's time for class, a short 3-minute walk to the university makes being on time a breeze. Notable landmarks a short walk from the guesthouse include:

  • Alhóndiga de Granaditas  (0.2 km)

  • Callejón del Beso  (0.2 km)

  • Plaza de la Paz  (0.3 km)

  • Universidad de Guanajuato  (0.3 km)

  • Jardin de la Unión and Teatro Juárez  (0.4 km)

Rooms and amenities
  • Wifi: continuous access throughout home and patio terrace

  • 1 single bedroom w/private bath: single occupancy, twin bed, desk, chest of drawers, closet w/hangers, full bath w/walk-in shower and toilet paper

  • 1 double bedroom w/private bath: double occupancy, twin beds, desks, custom closet w/hangers, fan, full bath w/walk-in shower and toilet paper

  • 2 double bedrooms w/shared bath: double occupancy, twin beds, desks, custom closet w/hangers, fan

  • Shared bath: full bath w/tub and shower and toilet paper

  • Essentials: bed linens, pillows, bath towels, hair dryer, iron

  • Kitchen: full-size refrigerator, 6-burner stove w/oven, microwave, coffee maker, blender, toaster, silverware, flatware, pots and pans, purified water and table w/seating for six 

  • Living room: full-size couch and loveseat, coffee table, TV w/Amazon Fire TV stick, foosball table and balcony

  • Patio terrace: outdoor furniture, party lights

  • On-site office/reception: CONOCE staff is on hand Mon. to Fri. to assist students

  • Live-in Mexican housemate: local university student shares the home with student guests providing cultural assistance

  • Airport pick-up: transportation from the airport (BJX) to Casa CONOCE at the start of academic term

  • Orientation: information provided on housing rules, Mexican culture, university life, health, safety, security and more  

  • Weekly cleaning service: includes bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchen and common areas (living room, patio terrace) 

  • Weekly laundry service: includes bed linens and bath towels (student guest clothing is NOT included)

Safety and security
  • CONOCE staff: personnel available to student guests 24/7 in event of emergency 

  • Private entrance: access to Casa CONOCE is directly from a main, well-lit street (Positos). No walking through back alleys. Main door remains locked and is secured with two deadbolts after visiting hours

  • Restricted access: only two visitors per student guest are permitted during the established visiting hours

    • Sun. to Thurs. - 10:00 am to 10:00 pm

    • Fri. and Sat. - 10:00 am to 1:00 am

  • Bedroom locks: each room has a separate lock and key with a interior slide bolt lock for privacy and security

  • Safety drawers: each student guest has a locked security drawer in their bed frame with separate key

  • Fire safety: each bedroom and kitchen is equipped with fire extinguishers and smoke detectors


Regardless of your style, Guanajuato offer guests a variety of entertainment options.

  • Monthly social events: hosted by CONOCE staff, events explore cultural themes and give student guests greater insight into Mexican celebrations

  • Bars and restaurants: from small cafes to roof-top ice-cream shops to local markets and high-end restaurants, culinary options abound in Guanajuato

  • Museums: enhance your knowledge of Mexican history, art and culture in the multitude of museums throughout the city

  • Sports and outdoors: with a passion for sport, Guanajuato has numerous athletic facilities and sports leagues. The surrounding mountains are ideal for outdoor adventures whether you prefer to hike or bike.


Contact Us


Positos 46A, Zona Centro

Guanajuato, Gto. Mexico 36000

Tel: +1 561 235 4023

WhatsApp: +1 561 235 4023

© 2023 Center of New Opportunities and Continuing Education

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