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    Hotel Principal

    Calle Bolivar 29 | Centro Histórico, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
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    • Excellent11%
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    Reviewed 26 March 2013

    We had a big room on first floor. It was a little bit noisy in the morning but mainly because of other guests. Very helpful staff. We stayed here because the hotel I booked through Booking.com didn't have a room for us and found us...More

    1  Thank KarolinaRP
    Reviewed 25 March 2013

    This hotel is in the very heart of the historic zone of Mexico City,is very reasonably priced for the budget traveler,and the staff arevery friendly and helpful. The rooms are small,turn of the centry,but do have a tv. I will definitely go back again. Aleks...More

    2  Thank acaaleks
    Reviewed 10 March 2013

    was just there last night, and did not get any sleep. Room was small and disgusting; there was 3/4 inch crack at the bottom of the door that went up around 5 in., slats above door are open and lets all kinds of outside noise...More

    1  Thank Mars V
    Reviewed 21 May 2012

    We arrived at this hotel, which although good location remininded me of a prison. The hotel initially seemed not to be able to understand we had made a booking with them, the clerk's English was terrible and unfortunately neither of us spoke Spanish. He tried...More

    1  Thank Robbo_Traveller
    Reviewed 21 May 2012

    Hotel Principal: reception speaks limited English. The hotel is located just a couple of block from the center (Zocalo) - it is a 10-15 minute walk. The hotel has 4 floors in a corridor like feeling. Unfortunatelly the elevator is small and slow as well...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Price range
    • USD 14 - USD 68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #2 Best Value Hotel in Mexico City
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 186
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    • Location
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    • Central Mexico and Gulf Coast >
    • Mexico City >
    • Centro Historico
    • Also Known As
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    Centro Historico
    The beating heart of the city lies within Centro
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    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
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    Claro que sí! Es muy seguro
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