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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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Do you want to live well??

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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Fort Collins, Colorado
1 review
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 reviews 6 reviews
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
107 helpful votes 107 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
13 helpful votes 13 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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Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I just spent a month with my 21 year old daughter studying spanish at this charming and well run school. Our experience was first class with the instructors being patient, kind and knowledgable. If you want to learn spanish, this is the place to do it. The experience was both challenging and fun. Jorge is the point of contact at... More 

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

AHA is an excellent school with professional and friendly instructors. I studied there for a month in May in the full-day intensive programme. I learned a lot about both the language and Mexican culture and history (from the afternoon sociology and history classes). As May is in the low season, I had class alone for 2 hours a day and... More 

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Sacramento, California, United States
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75 reviews 75 reviews
28 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

A lot of people come to Mexico to study Spanish- this is one of a couple of schools in SMA - this one seems to be the best mix of value and programs compared to Warren Hardy and a couple of the smaller programs.

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GRAND RAPIDS
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

During the month I took classes I was pleased with my advancement. Some reviews were disappointed by the fact that almost no English was used but that is exactly what made me learn more quickly. I had to think about the context of things and the interaction of the fellow students was in valuable. All of us tried to speak... More 

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