Organizers are planning a small welcome reception on Tuesday, October 23 at the Facultad de Filosofía y Letras (FFYL) of the UNAM campus. See *Program section for further details.
Bashir Lazhar, Sala CCB (Centro Cultural del Bosque)
Paseo de la Reforma y Campo Marte
Colonia Chapultepec Polanco
Delegación Miguel Hidalgo
Ciudad de México, C.P. 11560
Accommodation and Useful Information
Please make your hotel reservations with El Diplomático Hotel. Address : Insurgentes Sur 1105, Col Nochebuena, Mexico City, Mexico Tel: 01 55 5563 6066 (local); US/Canada (free): 1-866-332-3590. You can also email the reservation desk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Room rates are approximately 750 pesos per night, but organizers are looking at securing group rates for the duration of the event.
FYI: Organizers informed the special rate for university affiliated participants is 695 Mexican Pesos (around 52USD) for one room and 815 for double room (does not include breakfast).
**UPDATE: A participant informed recently that she emailed the reservation desk and was able to get a rate of 660 per night. Please indicate that you’re attending a workshop at the UNAM to get the special rate.
The hotel is conveniently located close to the UNAM campus. A cab ride should take approximately 15 minutes and cost about 50 pesos ($4USD).
* Directions from the hotel to the UNAM campus.
NOTE: A cab ride from the airport to the hotel should be around $15-20USD.
Radio Taxi 153 | 56 74 61 20
Servitaxis 152 | 55 16 60 20
Servicios Ejecutivos Taxi Mex | 91 71 88 88
Taxi Mexico | 55 55 88 75 77
NOTE: For safety purposes, please ensure you take a “sitio” cab, or authorized taxi. Read article “How to take taxis in Mexico City, without getting ripped off” for further tips and visit website Mexico City Taxi Cabs.
Information on public transportation is available at Metrobus.
Get to Know Mexico City
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Also worth noting, David Lida’s blog Mostly Mexico City.
Note: We will be updating this web page periodically as new information becomes available.