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It's definitely a budget hotel in the heart of the city
The room was of a good size and really clean. The staff were really friendly and helpful during our stay. Great value for money. Would definitely recommend and look forward to staying here again.
Front desk was amiable but not friendly. How hard is it to smile everyday when I give you my money?! I was there for ten nights. Great value but the shared shower and toilet was always undesirable. They seem to clean everything BUT the bathroom!...More
(1) Your Room Has an OLD SiNK
(2) WiFi in Room!!
(3) $11 PRiVATE Room
(4) Fabulous LOCATiON
(5) Emotionally SUFFOCATiNG rooms
Hotel Principal is on a cobble stone street right in the middle of the Historic District. Restaurants, Burger King and convenient-store nearby. The...More
Nothing fancy, and the rooms can be quite small. (If you need space, request one of the rooms in the front of the building.) Comfortable beds, good bathrooms with plenty of hot water. Some rooms have a shared bath, but I've never stayed in one....More
I had one of the super-cheap rooms on the top floor. It was a little prison-like, only one shared toilet and shower on the floor, which could be a bit inconvenient, but I can't complain for the price. It's in a fantastic location, easy walk...More
US$14 - US$59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Mexico City
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The beating heart of the city lies within Centro Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit the wide variety of markets and plazas where any
vintage item, handicrafts and jewelry characteristic of each state in Mexico can be found on Sundays. Admire majestic views of the city from the Monumento a la Revolución and Torre Latinoamericana, and round out the experience with restaurants of all cuisines nearby.