Mexico City, Mexico: Accomodations

Being a popular destination for both foreign and Mexican visitors, the capital offers everything from no frill guesthouses to top end hotels. Most reasonably priced places are in the city’s historic center, while the luxurious hotels are concentrated in Zona Rosa and Polanco. Midrange accommodations are abundant in Alameda and Plaza de Republica whereas chic boutique hotels and hostels are spread throughout the trendy Roma and Condesa areas.

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One of the top choices for visitors is the Hotel Vila Condesa. An historic building, with antique furniture, turned into a 4 star hotel. Located in La Condesa neighborhood, this hotel offers modern rooms with free Wi-Fi, TV and a private bathroom with free toiletries. Guests can enjoy traditional Mexican coffee and international cuisine in the hotel, or visit one of the many stylish bars and restaurants surrounding it. Prices start around 150$ per night.

For a more mid-range price of 75$ per night, Casa Comptess is a historic building with 8 rooms tastefully decorated and furnished. Half a mile from Patriotisimo metro station, this small hotel offers buffet breakfast and free Wi-Fi. It also houses a graphic art gallery and arranges affordable tours to Teotihuacan.

A top pick for cheap deals is the Casa San Ildefonso hostel. A cheerful little place with high ceiling dorms, private rooms and common areas, this 19th century building is just a few minutes away from the Zocalo downtown of the capital. The hostel offers 3 to 6 bed dorms, double and single rooms with free Wi-Fi as well as a tranquil courtyard with a fountain, where guests can have breakfast. Prices start from 22$ a night.