Seasonal, General & Certified Language Programs



The Instituto Cultural Oaxaca gives you the option of living with a local Oaxacan family during your Spanish learning.

The families will provide you with comfortable and clean private rooms (or shared for people traveling together). Living with a family enables you to interact on a daily basis and helps develop your comprehension and speaking abilities. Our families are carefully screened and their homes inspected by Institute staff to ensure peace of mind while taking advantage of learning about Oaxacan culture.

Single Room (breakfast included) US$25
Double Room (breakfast included) US$19
Comida (Lunch) US$ 7
Cena (Dinner) US$ 6

Bed and Breakfast

We also offer accommodation in a number of reasonably priced, small family-run lodgings.

B&B’s offer private and welcoming rooms to make students feel at home and are an ideal option if you would like more independence. They provide you with a comfortably appointed individual room, with its own bathroom.

Central Xochimilco - Rooms and Apartments

Located 15 minutes walk from the world famous Santo Domingo Church and many of Oaxaca’s attractions; Central Xochimilco was designed for savvy travelers that want to explore and wander around Oaxaca city.

Central Xochimilco offers serviced apartments, lofts and private rooms with shared bathroom for stays of 4 nights or more. Located in a recently restored, typical colonial house we offer cheap, chic accommodation with designer private rooms and dorms with wooden bunk beds, creating a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere. Visit Central Xochimilco Website

La Betulia – Bed and Breakfast Oaxaca

If you are interested in staying at a Bed and Breakfast in Oaxaca, we have the perfect option for you. La Betulia is a beautiful, newly renovated B&B located within walking distance of the Instituto Cultural Oaxaca. The two story colonial B&B features simple, yet chic, single and double rooms that open to a central patio. The serene atmosphere is the perfect place to sit and relax, study Spanish, read and or mingle with other guests.

For a special discount to stay at La Betulia please contact them at or  Visit the Web


For long-term stays, the Instituto Cultural Oaxaca also offers the option of renting apartments in different neighborhoods of the city, with a variety of capacities and services. 

Living in an apartment allows you to live in Oaxaca more independently, with a partner, family or friends. The price range is from US$550 upwards per month, which includes electricity, gas and water (not drinkable). Apartments are rented on a monthly basis. If you would like us to arrange an apartment, please forward your preferences concerning price range and amenities on the application form. To secure your booking for an apartment you will need to pay the US$55 registration fee in advance.

Price Per Night



The city of Oaxaca boasts a wide variety of one-star to five-star hotels.

It is our pleasure to help our students in making contact and reservations, though it is usually necessary for the student to cover a deposit for the first night.

Price Range Per Night

US$35 to US$250

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Please contact us with any questions and we’ll be happy to answer them.

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Office Opening Hours

Monday to Friday: 9:00– 18:00 Hours, Saturday:9:00– 13:00 Hours



Telephone Numbers
52 (951) 515-3404
52 (951) 515-1323

International Dialing Codes
From U.S. (011) and from Europe (00)