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Mexico City Hotels

Gran Hotel de la Ciudad de México


  • The Restaurant Plaza Mayor restaurant-bar, with some windows facing the Zócalo, is one of Mexico City's best


  • Hotel often holds parties in lobby
  • Staff can be unhelpful

Updated 12/31/1969

Fodor's Review

Ensconced in a former 19th-century department store, this freshly renovated hotel has rooms furnished in a modern style. Its distinctive belle epoque lobby—with a striking Parisian stained-glass dome from Jacque Graber's workshop, chandeliers, gilded birdcages, and 19th-century wrought-iron elevators—is worth a visit in its own right. The Terrace breakfast restaurant overlooks the Zócalo.

Hotel Information


Av. 16 de Septiembre 82, , at 5 de Febrero, Mexico City, 06000, Mexico

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Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 60 rooms

Updated 12/31/1969

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By Diane

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Nov 6, 2001

Location, Location, Location (not the room)

Lumpy mattress, noisy street exposure in a standard room. We might have been better off upgrading to a jr. suite. Still, the location can't be beat, and it's a grand old property.

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