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I had a room with two beds for three women on four separate nights in late April and found this hotel to be the best value for the dollar I've ever spent on a room, but ONLY after we switched rooms. If you book a...More
I made a reservation for this hotel - specifically asked for the room with no step to the bathroom as I'm in a wheelchair.
I told we were arriving around midnight due to our late flight. My husband and I arrived 10 to midnight and...More
We spent 4 nights in room #301. It had a large long room with 3 double beds in it and 2 side tables, then an adjacent room with one double bed, 2 dressers, side table, safe and TV (Get remote from front desk) that could...More
I very much enjoyed my stay at Hotel Principal. Yes, it is noisy , but as a native New Yorker and budget-conscious traveller , I am used to that . At $25 a night for a single room with a private bathroom, T.V. , 24/7...More
I have stayed in this hotel many times over the years and while it was never a great place it has been good enough due mainly to its location and the price. This time it was next to impossible. Firstly, I called a month or...More
US$14 - US$59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Mexico City
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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.