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Hotel Gillow

Certificate of Excellence
Isabel la Catolica 17, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
Hotel Gillow
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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singapore
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232 reviews 232 reviews
72 hotel reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A generous sized room with small bathroom. This hotel will not hesitate to use frayed towels. The price is fair for the location and what you get. Room 515 is considered "quiet" and faces the back which is a whole lot of roofs. While you may not get street noise, you will certainly get the noise of airconditioning and cooking... More 

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NYC
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

If you stay here be sure to get a room on the 6th floor (we had 608 and our friend had 603 both with a balcony and they were totally quiet .) The hotel is renovating and rooms below 5th floor are awful. (When we arrived at 11pm they put us in an un-renovated room without hot water, freezing cold,... More 

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Waterloo, Ontario
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116 reviews 116 reviews
51 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I stayed her a few nights when on a volcano climbing trip to the Mexico City area. The location is excellent, the rooms spacious and comfortable. What really stood out for me was the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff. The atmosphere is very relaxed and welcoming. The water heat and pressure wasn't the greatest, and the TV selection was... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

We stayed a week in this excelent hotel. one night in a street facing room which was noisy and then 6nights in room 515 which was quiet and recently redone so very modern. i would highly recommend the restaurant where we has excellent huevas a al mexicana for breakfast and 4 very good dinners

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Like the other reviews state the hotel is in a very good location in the old town. Whole sale silver sellers around the corner and only a few steps away from main plaza with the presidential palace and cathederal. Santander ATM across the street and friendly shoeshine guy on the corner. The mexican breakfest in the hotel restaurant is to... More 

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Cuernavaca
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63 reviews 63 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The Hotel Gillow is an historic building two blocks from one of the biggest city squares in the world. It is a great location within walking distance of the National Palace, the Aztec Temple, the Cathedral, the National Art Museum, the Iturbide Palace with the BANAMEX art collection, the MAP (Museum of Popular Art), the art deco Post Office building,... More 

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Athens, TX
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This boutique hotel is one of the cleanest, friendliest, and conveniently located places in the Central Historic part of Mexico City. Just three blocks from the main square or Zocalo, there are abundant restaurants, shopping of all sorts, and activities galore. Prices at this location are very economical for the nice amenities received. In a city of 23 million, location... More 

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Mount Pleasant, Texas
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54 reviews 54 reviews
6 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

First, the hotel itself. The big plus' for this hotel is location and price. It's two blocks from the Zocola, Cathedral, Templo Mayor, and National Palace, three blocks from Bellas Artes, and one block from Madero Street, the pedestian street and shopping. The negative is, there was no air conditioning, which wasn't really a big deal, just a little warm... More 

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Roma
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Very friendly staff, we stayed there twice and they kept the suite with balcony free for us on the second occasion too. Also the restaurant is to be recommended. Good Wi-Fi, and hard to find a better location within easy reach of metro. Very strategic for visiting the Templo Mayor, Zocalo and eating at the Café de Tacuba, Cardenal or... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

My sister insisted we stay here and I can see why. They greeted me by name each time. How often does that happen? Clean, free full buffet breakfast, nice amenities, nice balcony, comfortable beds. They were there to answer my endless questions. The rooms had a nice traditional, Mexican decoration. Statues, carved wood, rod iron balcony, marble bathroom floors. Not... More 

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