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Hotel Isabel

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Hotel in the Historic Center of Mexico City quite a few steps from the Zocalo, with elevators, Internet, all services.
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Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-smoking hotel
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HOTEL STYLE
Historic Hotel
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Centro Histórico
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.
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Lots of character of a typical spanish hotel. My room was big and comfortable, but had to ask to change as it overlooked the road and was noisy. Change to a middle room for the rest of my stay. Located in the centre of the old city, it was easy to walk to most places. Lots of
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Response from Rodrigo D, Atención a clientes at Hotel Isabel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi, thanks for your comments. we are glad to know that your stay was pleasant and know that the location was the best for you. regards
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This is a classic, old-school Mexico City hotel. Don't expect modern amenities. But the location is great and the bigger rooms are fantastic. The staff is friendly and helpful. The restaurant gets a pass but the bar is super fun and friendly.
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Response from Rodrigo D, Atención a clientes at Hotel Isabel
Responded 17 Feb. 2019
Thanks for your score and comments. We are happy to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us. we are hope in your next visit and continue providing the service that you deserve =)
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After staying at Isabel for two days we started to look for a better option but could not really find an immediate better one. This place has rooms for 500 pesos. And has some options available most if the time. The building is from the 1700s, painted damn ugly on the inside,
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Response from Rodrigo D, Atención a clientes at Hotel Isabel
Responded 17 Feb. 2019
We appreciate your visit and comments. Being a historical and colonial building many of the areas are kept in original. regards
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Hotel Isabel. a historical building with nice common middle area, the fixtures are old but good. Location & cost are big advantages. About noise, it does not affect me as I use @tferriss recommended, "Mack's pillow soft silicone ear putty for all". There is a night club whose
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Response from Rodrigo D, Atención a clientes at Hotel Isabel
Responded 17 Feb. 2019
Thanks for your rating and comments. regards
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First of all this place is incredibly EXPENSIVE for its quality. I can feel the spring from the bed when I sleep. Bathroom is NOT presentable. They start to clean at 5pm, so if you come back to rest early or sth, you will see uncleaned room or you need to leave in the middle
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Response from Rodrigo D, Atención a clientes at Hotel Isabel
Responded 17 Feb. 2019
Hello, we appreciate your comments will be reviewed with management. we are sorry to know that your stay was not the expected. regards
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My peach room (sorry, not the best photo)
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They have 24 hour security...I can't post email address but just look on line,there is people coming and going all the time.I would take tourist taxi....recommended at that time of night.Safer. I
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Was this hotel
It is defined as hotel, but the quality does not suit its category.
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We had a room in the front and there was some night noise, however, it really wasn't bad. I would suggest asking for a room toward the back. We loved the central location and ease of getting around.
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Is there a shuttle from the airport or do you recommend the metro, collectivo, taxi?
There are two terminals in Mexico City. If you arrive at T1, the metro is a short 100 meter walk out the front door of the terminal. If you don't have much baggage, this is always my choice particularly if I arrive during the day. The metro is clean, safe, and easy to use, but it can be crowded. If you arrive at T2, as I usually do, catch a red shuttle bus destined for T1. It's easy to find just outside the terminal to the right. Tell the driver you want the metro stop. It's halfway between the two terminals, less than a mile away. You could walk, but for 5 pesos, it's worth taking. The bus will drop you right off and it's a simple one change trip to get to Isabel la Catolica station. Once there, it's a short 3-4 blocks to the hotel. However, if you have a lot if baggage or arrive at night, take an airport taxi. You will find a taxi stand just as you exit the terminal where you can buy a ticket. All the stands are priced the same, about $15, to get to the Centro Historico.
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"Quieter rooms overlooking the central area. Small lift."
"Get a double room with a balcony"
"Higher room will get blast from disco next door"
"The top floor is great and make sure to get a view to the cathedral looking library:)"
"Don't miss the mexican breakfasts at the restaurant im the main floor. I loved the balcony room for photography."
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PRICE RANGE
USD 17 - USD 69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
isabel hotel mexico cityhotel isabel mexico city
LOCATION
MexicoCentral Mexico and Gulf CoastMexico CityCentro HistóricoCuauhtémoc District
NUMBER OF ROOMS
74
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