Presidente InterContinental México

Campos Elíseos 218, Mexico City, Quintana Roo, 11560, Mexico

President Barack Obama stayed here on his visit in April 2009. Indeed, the InterContinental regularly hosts heads of state. The expansive atrium lobby has parquet floors, thick walls, oversized furniture, and Talavera pottery, which is showcased throughout. Newly refreshed rooms have a midcentury modern touch, with clean lines and classic tones of blue and slate; those on the upper floors have panoramas that stretch for miles over the city. There are also breathtaking views near the elevator banks and from lounges on executive floors. Mexican, Asian, and Italian fare are among the cuisines featured in the seven on-site restaurants, which include a branch of The Palm, the Epicentro "mixology" bar, and the city's famous, open-round-the-clock French place, Au Pied de Cochon. All benefit from the hotel's amazing wine cellar, touted as the largest in Latin America.

PROS

  • extremely professional service
  • women's floor with extra amenities and security
  • the ability to order foie gras 24/7

CONS

  • standard rooms are cramped

Location

QUICK FACTS

Hotel
Service, Views
Sophisticated
Central
Luxurious Retreat

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 55-5327–7700

HOTEL DETAILS

671 rooms, 29 suites
Rate Includes: Credit cards accepted No meals

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