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ann arbor
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Built in 1894, a Beaux-Arts bandbox of a hotel with a fascinating lobby, friendly and helpful staff, adjoining restaurant and bar. Spent a couple weeks here. Inexpensive, with the comforting proximity of a Hampton Inn a block away at 10 times the daily rate. Also a gaggle of cops asleep in the lobby every night, for the security conscious. This...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hi guys just returned home from a trip to Mexico City and Cuba . We stayed at the hotel Isabel. We found the place to be exactly the way it was portrayed in their write up. What you see is what you got. We stayed in rooms with their own ensuite. The rooms were very clean and well serviced. It...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed there twice (at the beginning and the ed of our trip through Mexico) On the plus side: Cheap and central location On the improvement side: Rooms and furniture seem to be from the 70´s Bed sheets are not cotton but synthetic fiber Towels are changed every day so that you can experience 50 shades of grey We had...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Hotel Isabel in July 2016 for two full weeks. As a solo traveler, I wanted somewhere centrally located but also affordable. I paid approx US $17 a night. Essentially, this is a step above a hostel. You will not find amenities such as wash cloths, good towels, etc but what you do get is safe, clean accommodations...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They cancelled our reservation without letting us know. We booked a reservation a couple weeks in advance, and emailed them to let them know we would be arriving super late in the night--3am to be precise. We arrive, only to learn our reservation has been cancelled, no reason given. They won't even let us use the phone or internet to...

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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Trying to stay at this hotel is like trying to break into a bank ! At first we stoped the car outside the hotel and my girlfriend went in to ask about availability. She was told that there was a free room but that the police would give us a fine for stoping outside the hotel so she had to...

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Reviewed 21 October 2016

I was surprised that the hotel was so authentic, especially in the heart of the Historic Mexico District. Surrounded by at least a dozen cathedrals, museums, and buildings, it was only a walk away from everything. My bank, the phone company and many restaurants, were close by. The hotel had large spacious rooms, and the balcony was a plus. The...

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Chittagong City, Bangladesh
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I have been a fan of the Isabel for years, but they seem to be neglecting the infrastructure issues. The elevator has been out almost every day, and today I was told it may be out for the next two days. There are 5 floors counting the lobby floor. The wifi is off and on so that if you have...

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Thank JoanneBee
Reviewed 14 October 2016

It was a lovely hotel in a good, central location. This is not a fancy hotel, but for the price it is very reasonable. It is an older building, and you can feel that in the rooms but it has all the modern facilities you need. Plus, walking distance to the historical centre.

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Florida
Reviewed 8 October 2016

This is a BUDGET hotel so if you go with 4-star expectations, you will be disappointed. It's a charming building with the metro and many restaurants, bars, shops and landmarks nearby. We stayed in a double with an en suite bathroom. The room was spacious with high ceilings and a balcony overlooking the street. The bathroom was spotless; the shower...

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Centro Historico
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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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel in the Historic Center of Mexico City quite a few steps from the Zocalo, with elevators, Internet, all services. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Isabel

Address: Calle Isabel La Catolica 63, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Mexico City > Centro Historico
Price Range: $20 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Isabel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 74
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Isabel Hotel Mexico City
Hotel Isabel Mexico City
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“Views are great from the rooftop 4th floor, but lower floors are warmer when the nights are chilly.”
 of 5 bubbles novato1953, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the main roads are noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles 44elin68, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room with window not to the street on the second or third floor”
 of 5 bubbles 311ralphl, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Top floor had great views!”
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 of 5 bubbles rosebudnz, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a room with a balcony over the streets from the 2nd floor up..!!”
 of 5 bubbles goyotraveler, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
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