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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 3 February 2012

The bigest advantage of this hotel is it´s location - 200 or 300m west from the Plaza Mayor, close to several Metro-stations, lots of shops and eating possibilities within short walk-distance. The rooms are basic but clean, hot shower, TV and even safe represent satisfactory...More

3  Thank cimicak
Reviewed 1 February 2012

The hotel is 2 min walking from central square, we found staff is very helpful (we left them bags for 1 month storage, all information we needed they provided, own secure taxi servis - a bit more expensive than street taxi, but really secure, which...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2012

We stayed here for a few nights, great central location, nice rooms, two computers with internet. Big comfortable rooms with thick walls. We took one of the king sized rooms with a view of the street, it was cheaper and (in my estimation) nicer than...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2012

Hotel Principal in Mexico City means business. They are polite without being intruding, clean without cleaning you out and always completely safe in a very chaotic environment like any city of over 25 million people can be. They have four different floors which would fit...More

1  Thank Xochipillitzin
Reviewed 2 January 2012

Located close to the Zocalo, this hotel is close to the busyness of the city, especially late at night, so if you're a light sleeper, this might not be the best place for you. However, everything was clean and the service was great...I would definitely...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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Principal Hotel Mexico City
Hotel Principal Mexico City
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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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Olivia L
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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