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Hotel Gillow

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Isabel la Catolica 17, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
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  • 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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Santa Fe, NM
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99 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hotel Gillow is centrally located in the Central Historic district. It is only 2 blocks from the zocalo. It is very affordable considering where it is located. Sharing a double room with breakfast included was $37.00 per night. Unfortunately, the Wi-Fi worked off and on. When I could connect it took forever for a page to load, so I... More 

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Mexicali, Mexico
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Excellent value! It costed about US$60 for a room with two beds and a balcony with a great view of downtown Mexico City. La Profesa historic church next door (In the 1800's the hotel building was part of the curch's quarters). You can easily walk to everywhere from the hotel: Bellas Artes Palace and La Alameda park just 5 short... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Have been spending the winter in Mexico for many years now...The Hotel Gillow is where we stay every time we are in Mexico City....It is also where we spend five days yearly..with my Art Craft group. Enjoy the whole atmosphere of the place, great staff and the location is unbeatable.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This hotel is very nice, great location, right in the historical area. The staff were really nice, the breakfast was good. They accommodated us for extra nights at the last minute and we booked a couple of very good day tours through them. Even the day trips were just added to our bill.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

It is supposed to be 4 stars. And they are supposed to be tripadvisers winners of 2012 or something like that. Well, be suprised. The lady who was looking for us had long brown hair, she wasnt nice, did never excused for anything, and got even angry when I asked about the wifi. 1. When we arrived with my boyfriend... More 

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singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

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
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 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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53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 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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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 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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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 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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