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Address: Mesones #4, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 415 152 0349
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Activities: Leisure education
Description: Established in 1959, we are proud to be the first Spanish Language school...
Established in 1959, we are proud to be the first Spanish Language school in San Miguel de Allende to specialize in teaching Spanish as a second language.
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Enjoyed It Immensely!

My husband and I chose to attend AHA for 4-hours a day initially and found we enjoyed it so much, we signed up for the intensive 7-hours a day. My only regret is that we were only... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
RellRog
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Sacramento, California
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English first
Sacramento, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

My husband and I chose to attend AHA for 4-hours a day initially and found we enjoyed it so much, we signed up for the intensive 7-hours a day. My only regret is that we were only able to attend for 2 weeks and didn't have more time (like a month) to spend there. We went in May when it... More 

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Kennett Square, PA
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60 reviews 60 reviews
12 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Once again I found Academia, as it's called here, a very good experience. There are many sincere teachers who care about their students. The school is in a beautiful building, and they offer very interesting one-day trips on Saturdays if there is enough interest. BUT, the best part is to stay with a Mexican family if you can. There you... More 

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Texas
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86 reviews 86 reviews
36 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

I'm sad that it took us this long to write a review of our comparison of these two schools. We spent two months in 2012 at Habla Hispana & three months in the summer of 2013 at AHA. Both schools have excellent teachers & facilities. They both teach in an immersion style, which seems to be the most beneficial. Our... More 

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Ottawa
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I have studied at a few schools in San Miguel de Allende. While this school has been here for a long time, it does not get the highest marks. Any students with questions or complaints were not taken seriously. The courses are interesting and varied and the teachers were of mixed levels of professionalism. The grounds and facilities are beautiful... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

The experience I have had at Academia Hispano Americana has changed my life forever. I love the surroundings, pace, and intention of the school. Life is precious. Life in in the United States can be stressful. If people are going to enjoy it, they should come to San Miguel and learn Spanish. La Academia is a family run business with... More 

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Ellensburg, Washington
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6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

My wife and I spent three weeks and enjoyed every minute. i was level two, she level one. The classes stretched our ability and had homework every night. we came away with a lot more spanish than we came with. The Home stay was well worth the cost and helped in the use of the skills learned every day. The... More 

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Aptos, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The teachers are excellent, the classes and lessons are affordable and they fit you in if they can, they are great about trying to find something that works for you. My sister and I went to separate classes, she went to a beginning group class and I took private lessons since I wanted to learn specific things and I am... More 

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Oakland, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Great school, great teachers, great city. The teachers did a great job of introducing new information at a rate that kept us challenged, but not overwhelmed. Plus, they connected me to a wonderful host family in town, so I could practice Spanish all day. It's located in an absolutely beautiful city, with great attractions nearby if you want to explore... More 

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Northern California
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209 reviews 209 reviews
75 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

This is my 7th time studying at the Academia and I've always found the teachers and classes excellent and my fellow students interesting. The Academia provides a solid grammar base and plenty of opportunities for conversation as well as many other options such as literature and cooking classes. I also want to mention that the school is set in a... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I have just finished week 10 and it is a great school in which to learn Spanish. When you get there the first time they give you a short test and place you in the appropriate grade (from 1 (absolute beginner) to 6) with each grade being 4 to 5.5 hours tuition 5 days a week for four weeks (about... More 

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