The 8 Hippest Hotels in Mexico City Right Now

Nils Bernstein | February 06, 2018

A global center of art, design, and fashion, Mexico City has become one of the hippest tourist destinations in the world. Though Roma, Condesa, and Juárez (and, increasingly, Centro) are the hipster neighborhoods of the moment, most neighborhoods have stylish and discreet boutique hotels that attract a well-traveled clientele that wants to interact with locals in addition to like-minded travelers.

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Hotel Carlota

Why it made the list

This newer hotel offers serious style at a gentle price, in a central but off-radar location. The terrific restaurant and bar has prime people-watching, as well.

One of the hippest hotel openings in recent years, Hotel Car Read More


Chaya B&B

Why it made the list

The hippest B&B in town, in the Centro but a short walk to the recently-rejuvenated colonia Juárez. The building also houses a tattoo parlor, yoga studio, and mezcal bar.

On the edge of Alameda Park in the NW corner of the Centro H Read More


Distrito Capital

Why it made the list

The Santa Fe district, to the far west of the city, is something of a suburban wasteland, though many people need to stay there for business reasons. Distrito Capital gives it a jolt of high style, with a terrace bar that's become a magnet for both visitors and locals looking to escape the area's corporate monotony.

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La Valise

Why it made the list

Your housemates at this ultra-exclusive three-suite hotel might be rock stars, contemporary artists, or other creative types who want to soak up the cultural riches of colonia Roma. Tip: The room service is from Rosetta, one of the hottest tables in town.

Housed in an 1905 mansion in the heart of fashionable coloni Read More


Casa Nuevo Leon

Why it made the list

If you're reading this, the adjacent colonias Roma and Condesa are probably already on your radar. This minimal-chic hotel has an unbeatable Condesa location without the premium price that usually comes with the address.

More of a B&B (minus the breakfast) than a full-service Read More


Condesa df

Why it made the list

One of the first boutique hotels in the city, and still a hot destination for music, film, art, and fashion types. At the edge of Condesa's Parque España, you're a short walk from many of the city's coolest hotspots.

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Las Alcobas

Why it made the list

The upscale Polanco district is sometimes called "the Beverly Hills of Mexico City;" similarly, there's a ton to see and do there, but it's not exactly "hip". Las Alcobas bridges luxury with cutting-edge style, and is the #1 boutique-hotel choice in this neighborhood of high-rise chain hotels.

Warm, personalized service and a perfect location in the mid Read More


Hotel Downtown México

Why it made the list

Traditional materials meet ultra-modern design—not to mention a hopping rooftop bar and pool scene—at this discreet hotel that's helped turn this touristy part of the Centro into a fashionable destination.

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