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Guadalajara -hostel de la maria (this name varies on different flyers and sites, try hostal maria too). there are apparently only two hostels in the city centre. the other one i went to first is on the first floor, so not much chance of a parking space. maria has a courtyard out the back you can park in, but you need to get up two steps to get there (my klr was fine, but i doubt a regular/sporty would be too happy scraping its tubes). otherwise park in the little square outside, you can back it into a corner and put your steering lock on. I think this one was 170pesos (aug06)

Mex city -hostel amigo #61 on the street ´isabel la catholica´ in downtown is awesome and cheap (around 130pes i think). they ´dont normally allow bikes in´ but i guess they were fine with mine for a few days. i don´t think they´d have room for two though. phone them MEX 52 55 55 123464 . these guys give you included breakfast and dinner, and free internet
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Taxco, and Zacatecas

Taxco, Mexico: Posada Joan Sebastian Taxco, Calle San Juan No.20, Tel:01(762)622-4914 or 1192, js_t...@yahoo.com.mx, Posada Joan Sebastián

Dr. Jose Antonio Ortega Figueroa speaks english, bikes are in the Garage, cheap, located in the Centrum, between the Bus terminal and the Plaza de Armas.

Zacatecas, Mexico, Hostal Ruiz Av. Juarez NO.222, TelFax 922 14 39, hote...@hotmail.com
Owner speaks english and rides a KLR, bikes in the house(wide door)


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Barra de Navidad, Taxco & Izucar de Matamoros

Prices below are for two people with a cama matrimonial.

Barra de Navidad, Jalisco:
Hotel Laguna Luna, Av. Veracruz No. 53. Tel: 315-355-5780. Secure parking. The owner, Senor J. Jesus Magaña, rides motorcycles and used to live in the US for many years. 400 pesos. Very clean, faces the laguna (those rooms are 600 pesos).

Taxco, Guerrero: Hotel Posada Santa Anita (appears in Lonely Planet), Av. de los Plateros 320. Situated on the main two-way road through Taxco, which saves your from having to drive up those steep, windy, narrow cobblestone roads. Secure parking. Rooms on the terraza are bright and airy. The owner gave us a discount for staying 3 nights (350 pesos vs 400 pesos).

Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla: Hotel Atlanta, Allende No. 22. Secure parking, clean room. 300 pesos.
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Casa Bertha, Callejon Tombora
Family-run hostel. Juan is incredibly friendly & helpful. Incredible views from the roof-top kitchen area. Good WiFi, free drinking water.
Single 160 Pesos, with TV/bathroom 190 Pesos. Bike-parking for one bike only! It is difficult to find, but a cab-driver should be able to guide you there for about 25 Pesos (small city).
To get from the small plaza to the parking spot (in a tiny alley in front of the hostel), you'll have to go up some individual 'steps' and take panniers off, but it's not a problem really. (Cars can't get there - ask the cab driver to direct you before you pay him).

It sounds complicated but it isn't. And it's TOTALLY wirth it.
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