You'll Have the Most Spectacular Views of Mexico City From the Windows of These Hotels

Nils Bernstein | February 06, 2018

Mexico City is a place of great beauty, both natural and man-made. Whether your tastes run to the 16th-century historic center, the endless skyline, or lush parks that shut out the urban chaos, you should take advantage of one of the city's many rooms with a view. Bonus: In addition to the best views, high rooms isolate you from the (usually inescapable) city noise.

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Distrito Capital

Why it made the list

This hotel's rooms are on floors 25 to 28, with floor-to-ceiling windows in high-ceilinged rooms that take full advantage of mountain views that surround the city. Corner suites are especially dramatic.

One of the newer hotels in the Grupo Habita collection, Dist Read More


JW Marriott

Why it made the list

Choose from breathtaking city or park views from large picture windows in this tower in the Polanco neighborhood. The pool and health club areas have sweeping views of adjacent Chapultepec Park.

In keeping with its genteel neighborhood, this high-rise hot Read More


Zócalo Central

Why it made the list

The hotel's Balcón del Zócalo terrace bar and restaurant is one of the most coveted spots for Instagramming the Zócalo, cathedral, and national palace. The jumbo-sized Superior and Junior King Suite rooms bring that view into your own room.

This hotel couldn't have a better location—on the Zócalo and Read More


Hotel Catedral

Why it made the list

You don't have to spend a fortune to get postcard views of the cathedral and other downtown landmarks from this hotel's 5-star terrace. Most rooms look onto neighboring historic buildings from an intimate height.

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


Gran Hotel de la Ciudad de México

Why it made the list

Ask for a "cathedral view" at this hotel that sits on the 16th century city square. The rooftop terrace bar and restaurant has perhaps the best views of the historic center of any downtown building.

Ensconced in a former 19th-century department store, this ho Read More


W Mexico City

Why it made the list

With an odd room design that places most rooms' windows in the bathroom, the W rewards guests with dramatic views from the bathrooms' floor-to-ceiling windows, but a more cozy vibe from the bed at night. The AWAY spa and fitness center has gorgeous leafy views of the surrounding Polanco neighborhood.

The first W hotel in Latin America grooves with a recently r Read More


Presidente InterContinental México

Why it made the list

Wall-length picture windows are like murals whose park and skyline views subtly change throughout the day. Higher-floor suites are named, appropriately, after Mexican artists and have some of the most spectacular views of any building in the city.

President Barack Obama stayed here on his visit in April 200 Read More


Grand Fiesta Americana Chapultepec

Why it made the list

Most rooms in this 26-story hotel have views of Chaputepec Park and its iconic castle, making you feel as if you're in a quaint European village than one of the world's most modern metropolises.

Sleek and contemporary, this stylish hotel stands opposite t Read More


St. Regis Mexico City

Why it made the list

Located in a 31-story tower, the hotel's spacious rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows that look out to Paseo de la Reforma and beyond. Even the 15th floor pool and gym have views that any other hotel room would covet.

The intimate layout and bespoke service provide the ultimate Read More

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