My first trip to Mexico City was a quick trip. Yet I had the chance to stay at two hotels, wander around through the best neighborhoods and check out some other amazing places to stay in Mexico City. I wanted to get a sense of where to stay in Mexico City, from the best neighborhoods to hotels. From luxury to boutique hotels, there is no shortage of places to stay in Mexico City.
Where to Stay in Mexico City
Historical Center (Centro Historico)
The Centro Historico is one of the best places to stay in Mexico City. This area is walking distance from all the major tourist attractions in the city. Staying in the Centro Historico will allow you to be steps away from major sites including the Metropolitan Cathedral, Bella Artes and the Casa de los Azulejos. This is the area I would recommend if you are looking for where to stay in Mexico City as a first timer. If you have a limited time in the city, you can see most of the major sites in the Centro Historico.
Hotel Zocalo Central is where I spent my first two nights in Mexico City. This hotel had everything I could have asked for in a hotel. It is ideally located in the Centro Historico and has incredible amenities. Some notable amenities include bottled water and fruit baskets available on each floor as well as free parking. The complimentary bottled water is such an added bonus, especially when traveling in Mexico.
The Hotel Zocalo Central has a lobby cafe, perfect for grabbing a snack or refreshment and the Balcon del Zocalo, the terrace restaurant which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The view from the Balcon del Zocalo is amazing. Tip: Arrive early for breakfast in order to get a sunrise view of the Metropolitan Cathedral. Book your stay at the Hotel Zocalo Central!
The rooms at Hotel Zocalo Central were modern and updated, making this a very comfortable place to stay. In my opinion, this is one of the best places to stay in Mexico City . Book your stay at the Hotel Zocalo Central! Not ready to book your stay? Check out more reviews on Trip Advisor.
I stayed at Gran Hotel de Ciudad Mexico on my last two nights in Mexico City. This hotel is a historical gem. The lobby of this hotel is absolutely stunning, with a tiffany glass ceiling. Gran Hotel Ciudad de Mexico is located on the Zocalo, a popular square, making is a great location to stay.
While the rooms at the Gran Hotel Ciudad Mexico are not overly modernized, they are extremely spacious. The rooms fit with the vibe of the entire hotel, old world luxury. Book your stay at the Gran Hotel Ciudad de Mexico! Not ready to book your stay? Check out more reviews on Trip Advisor.
Juarez is an up-and-coming neighborhood in Mexico City. There are some great areas within the Juarez neighborhood including Mexico City’s LGBTTI community, and also to “Little Seoul”, the Korean community. The wide, tree lined streets makes this a great neighborhood to walk around. One of my favorite parts about the Jarez neighborhood is its proximity to Chapultepec Park, which is the largest park in the Western Hemisphere. A pedestrian bridge leads you to the park and Chapultepec Castle.
While I did not stay here, I had the opportunity to have lunch at the Four Seasons Mexico City and check out the property. From my few hour visit at the Four Seasons Mexico City, I could tell that this is a special property. The courtyard is an oasis from the rest of the city, full of lush greenery and vibrant hues. On my next trip to Mexico City, I will be sure to check out the Four Seasons in order to experience more of what this luxury property has to offer. When considering where to stay in Mexico City, the Four Seasons is a great luxury option. Book your stay at the Four Seasons Mexico City!
There are various dining options at the Four Seasons Mexico City. We had the opportunity to enjoy lunch at Zanaya Restaurant, a restaurant serving traditional Mexican fare in the courtyard. The food was delicious and the ambiance relaxing. Book your stay at the Four Seasons Mexico City! Not ready to book your stay? Check out more reviews on Trip Advisor.
St. Regis Mexico City is another well known luxury brand in the Jaurez neighborhood. Yet, the St. Regis has such an incredibly different vibe than the Four Seasons. The St. Regis Mexico City is ulta-modern. If you are into clean, sleek design this is the hotel for you.
I popped into the elegant Kind Cole Bar in the St. Regis Mexico City, which has a incredible and modern view of the city. Book you stay at the St. Regis Mexico City! Not ready to book your stay? Check out more reviews on Trip Advisor.
Roma is one of the trendiest neighborhoods where to stay in Mexico City. It also just happens to be one of my favorites. This neighborhood encompasses two areas, Roma Norte and Roma Sur and is full of trendy restaurants and boutique hotels. The mix of art deco and nouveau architecture gives this neighborhood a unique feel.
Casa Goliana is an adorable boutique hotel in Mexico City. This beautiful building stands out due to its vibrant red exterior. The hotel has eight rooms and great amenities such as included breakfast and Netflix access. Book your stay at Casa Goliana! Not ready to book your stay? Check out more reviews on Trip Advisor.
Nima Local House Hotel is perhaps the most charming boutique hotel in Mexico City. There are only four rooms in Nima Local House Hotel, making it an intimate home away from home. Nima Local House is within the heart of Roma, located in a beautiful former house.
The interior of Nima Local House Hotel is equal parts cozy and airy, adorned with a courtyard full of lush greenery. While it is an enclosed space, the courtyard feels as if it is open aired. I stopped by for a delicious breakfast where I was able to enjoy the space. Book your stay at Nima Local House Hotel! Not ready to book your stay? Check out more reviews on Trip Advisor.
La Condesa is one of Mexico City’s fashionable neighborhoods. This neighborhood has a classy nightlife, designer boutiques and beautiful parks; Chapultepec Park is easily accessible from La Condesa. La Condesa has a similar atmosphere to Roma, however this neighborhood felt a bit quieter and less touristy. It is an ideal area if you are looking for where to stay in Mexico City that feels local.
Condesa DF is a great option for a hotel in La Condesa. This hotel lures you in with its’ curb appeal, including a red vintage car that is permanently parked outside. Upon entry, you are immediately in the courtyard which is the dining space at Condesa DF. Condesa DF is included in the Design Hotels, a collection of privately hotels word wide with unique design aesthetics. Book your stay at Condesa DF! Not ready to book your stay? Check out more reviews on Trip Advisor.