Overview of Hostel
The Roof Backpackers is owned and managed by travelers who know what a hostel needs. We love hosting people from other countries to learn about other cultures, to make new friends, and to show them a little of what our country has to offer in one of the most beautiful states of Mexico, Jalisco, the
From the airport:
OPTION 1 We can pick you up from the airport. It costs 250 pesos, and we would need you to send us your flight information including airline and flight number at least one day prior to your arrival. Then we will meet you at the airport.
OPTION 2 You can take the public bus that will take you from the airport to the old bus station. In order to find it, you need to walk to the bus station from the airport which is very close (4 minutes). When you walk out of customs, walk all the way to your right and then cross the street to the OXXO. Then follow the exit street to the covered area. After that the bus takes around an hour, costs 6 pesos. The bus runs from 07:00 to 22:00. From there, you can take a taxi from the bus station to the hostel or walk. A taxi should cost about 100 pesos.
If you want to walk, look for instructions from Central Vieja.
OPTION 3 There is a shuttle that you can take, however, it wont take you very close to the hostel and you'll need to take another taxi. The shuttle costs 90 pesos and the taxi should cost around 100 pesos.
OPTION 4 You can take a taxi from the airport and that should cost around 350 pesos.
Notes: At night the taxi drivers usually increase the prices. Tell the taxi driver that the hostel is between 8 de Julio and Enrique González Martínez on Calle Miguel Blanco, 1115.
From the Central Nueva Autobuses:
OPTION 1 The route709 TUR or 616, the blueline, will take you quite close to our hostel. If you are arriving from the Central Nueva (this is the main bus station), tell the driver you want to get off the bus at The Two Temples(Los dos templos) located at the corner of Miguel Blanco and 16th of September. Go left on Miguel Blanco and the hostel is located on the right hand side of the street (about 5 blocks from drop-off).
OPTION 2 You can take a taxi from the Central Nueva and that should cost around 150 pesos.
From the Central de Autobuses Zapopan:
OPTION 1 If you arrive at the bus station in Zapopan, you can take bus route 629 B from a little north of the corner of the streets Aviación (Colegio del Aire) and Vallarta. Tell the driver you want to get off the bus on the corner of 8 de Julio Street and López Cotilla Street. Walk south (left) down 8 de Julio Street for 3 blocks until you reach Miguel Blanco Street. Turn left and walk half a block. Our address is Miguel Blanco 1115.
OPTION 2 You can take a taxi from the Central Zapopan and that should cost around 150 pesos.
From the Central Vieja de Autobuses:
OPTION 1 If you arrive at Central Vieja, walk east towards Calz Indepediencia and the Wal-Mart. Walk past Wal-Mart and turn right (north) into Avenida 16 of Septiembre. Continue along for 5-10 mins until you reach Miguel Blanco on your left. Continue walking down Miguel Blanco for another 5 mins (6 blocks) until you reach the hostel. Our address is Miguel Blanco 1115.
OPTION 2 You can also take a taxi that will cost around 80-100 pesos.
From the Train Station Juarez:
If you arrive at the Juarez train/Metro station, you will need to walk south on Calz Federalismo for four blocks and then take a left on Miguel Blanco. Walk for 2 ½ blocks on Miguel Blanco. Our address is Miguel Blanco 1115..
We are Ideally located in downtown, a safe neighborhood that is in walking distance of the historical center of Guadalajara and the Expiatorio Temple, where you can find markets, street food, and free dance lessons. In addition, we are close to ATMs, supermarkets, and Chapultepec Avenue, famous for its nightlife. We can also recommend restaurants, bars, day trips (and the cheapest and nicest tequila distillery), markets, free tours, beautiful churches, parks, museums,
Conditions & Policy
No age restriction - all ages welcome. Under 18 only in private rooms and must need be accompanied by an adult Groups welcome- Inquiry about our special rates. Check in time starts at 14:00 to 22:00. (but you're always welcome to arrive early as we can store your luggage from 8:00 am). We can accommodate check-in past 22:00 for an additional cost. Please contact us if late check-in is required. On extra reception hours an additional charge is applied. Check out time is at 12:00. Room key return required at check-out. If keys are not returned at time check-out, an additional charge is applied. Payment upon arrival by cash. Cancellation policy: 72 hours before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or a no show, you will be charged the full amount of your stay if you reserved a private room and the first two days of your booking if you reserved a dorm. Parking fees: $80 pesos for a car daily $30 pesos for a motorcycle daily Same Check-in/Check-out rules as your stay. Taxes not included +19% Breakfast included. No curfew. Hostel friendly with the environment, we use heaters and solar panels.