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Hotel Principal

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All reviewsshared bathroomlook forward to staying here againbellas artesthe heart of the cityplenty of hot waterbudget hotelcomfortable bedsfew blockswalking distancewifimxhallwayprivacy
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Reviewed 2 January 2015

Really good combination of location and value. And if you like a bed that is firm without being hard, Hotel Principal has wonderful beds, and you can sleep soundly here. Interesting hotel layout with a spacious central atrium and very tall ceilings and doors in...More

5  Thank Islenia
Reviewed 18 November 2014

I've stayed in other hotels nearby but, always come back to Hotel Principal mainly because of the location and comfortable bed and pillows. The bathrooms have been modernized, always lots of hot water and good shower pressure. The rooms are clean, have excellent wifi and...More

4  Thank kittyscuba
Reviewed 21 October 2014

I landed in Mexico very early in the morning, when I got to the hotel I didn't expect I can check-in immediately. Suprisingly I did! and I stayed there for 6 days to cure my jet lag. The hotel is at a good location, It's...More

4  Thank weile91
Reviewed 8 October 2014 via mobile

We arrived here on a Friday evening. The staff weren't very friendly and didn't seem prepared for our booking and one disappeared, seemingly to go and check the room before we got there. They didn't offer to show us where the room was, when we...More

3  Thank Rosie W
Reviewed 14 June 2014

I guess you get what you pay for but this was just another story. The room are small (as we expected) but the problem is there is one window to an internal area and no fan in the room. I woke up every hour and...More

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#10 Best Value Hotel in Mexico City
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Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Mexico City > Centro Histórico
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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
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20 August 2017|
Response from SoundOfPurple | Reviewed this property |
YES. Included.
1 April 2017|
Response from Heloderma | Reviewed this property |
Claro que sí! Es muy seguro
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"(For budget customers) Ask for a room away from the bathroom's sounds"
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"Cheap but Bad room"
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"The budget rooms do not have windows to the street, but do have windows that open to spacious ventilation..."
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"Get a room on the first floor and avoid the elevator,"
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