These 7 Mexico City Hotels Are Very Affordable, But We Still Like Them

Nils Bernstein | February 06, 2018

By American and European standards, Mexico City is extremely affordable on the whole, though prices vary wildly: The same street might offer a 40-dollar steak and a 25-cent taco. And just as many people might prefer the taco, there are modest but charming hotels catering largely to Mexican leisure travelers on a budget, that might suit your taste and budget more than the luxury chains catering to upscale international business travelers.

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Posada Viena Hotel

Why it made the list

Colonia Juárez, where this colonial-styled hotel is located, has turned into one of the city's coolest, while this hotel has maintained its modesty. Take advantage of it before they make the boutique-hotel conversion.

Hidden away in a quiet spot three blocks from the hustle and Read More


Hostel Mundo Joven Catedral

Why it made the list

Don't let the word hostel get you down; this hip inn—with a rooftop terrace that frequently hosts impromptu parties—has private rooms that are among the best values in the Centro.

In the heart of downtown Mexico City, just behind the Catedr Read More


Hotel Catedral

Why it made the list

If your plans revolve around the Centro Histórico, Hotel Catedral has a panoramic view terrace (and rooms with cathedral views) and squeaky-clean rooms for much less than the surrounding tourist-trap hotels.

This refurbished older hotel on a busy street in the heart o Read More


Room Mate Valentina

Why it made the list

Minimalist chic and a breakfast buffet in the heart of the LGBT neighborhood makes this a favorite among the post-hostel crowd. The 650-sq. ft. penthouse suite with terrace is a phenomenal deal.

The decor is minimalist and quirky: walls are awash with ele Read More


Red Tree House

Why it made the list

A favorite of luxury as well as budget travelers, this intimate B&B has a few sub-$100 rooms that beat nearby boutique hotels on location, space, and charm.

A homey vibe and central location in La Condesa make this ch Read More


Hotel PF

Why it made the list

Though located in the Zona Rosa, this hotel is a block from the heart of the (more expensive) Roma Norte neighborhood. It has many non-budget features like 24-hour room service, coffeemakers, and free wifi in the immaculate rooms.

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One Ciudad de México Alameda

Why it made the list

The Mexican-owned One chain finds the sweet spot among location, price, and service. This one's a block from Alameda Park in the historic center, at a fraction of the rates at the high-rise hotels on nearby Reforma avenue.

A central location across from the Alameda Central is the ma Read More

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