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Casa Castelar

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Emilio Castelar No. 34 | Col. Polanco CP, Mexico City 11560, Mexico (Polanco)
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Ranked #26 of 82 Mexico City B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
26 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As I have read the reviews of this hotel before arrival, I knew the hotel did not have a signboard. We located No. 34 without much difficulty. The staff at the reception were polite and helped us with our many luggages. We booked the 2 bedroom penthouse as that was the only room available for our dates. We stayed 3... More

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Branford, Connecticut
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I stayed here while I was 4 months pregnant. The husband and I had bought tickets to a Radiohead show in Mexico City (before the whole pregnancy deal) and happened to know some people that lived here in Polanco. I felt extremely safe in this neighborhood and everything was in easy walking distance. Lots of restaurants, shops, and bars.. in... More

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Brownsville, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

This hotel has a great location, one block from the hotel zone where the Hyatt (Nikko) and JW Marriott are located. It is also a block away from Lincoln Park. Although A/C is not necessary because of the cool climate in Mexico City, I had to leave some windows open overnight to keep the room from getting too stuffy. The... More

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17 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Upon arrival, one might wonder what you had booked into. A small barren entrance lobby; but the staff were efficient and upon entering the room, you saw a renovated suite, which was clean and adequate. The ratings given represent an opinion of a 3 star hotel. It has no airconditioning, but has fans. It was not hot when I was... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

The hotel´s location is great and the staff is very nice as well...But it does need a renovation: towels were old, with spots. Sofas in the rooms, the same. And if you get a room at the first floor, ust pray to don´t be the one just over the restaurant . The breakfast is a joke: a muffin and a... More

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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012 via mobile

Ive stayed over for one night only, was upgraded to a penthouse full of amenities and space. In suite bathroom was excellent even had a nice jacuzzi. Only two big NO's: No A/C - too hot, only 2 ventilators. Windows don't open more than 40cm Also, they sell the rate with a continental breakfast included however this consists on a... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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14 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2011 via mobile

Casa Castelar is more of a serviced apartment option than a traditional B&B, and it probably suits better the business traveller. Nevertheless, it's a good option to hotels in the Polanco area, with clean and modern, albeit small, rooms. Customer service can be patchy, but the location is fantastic; within walking distance to attractions, restaurants and bars, as well as... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
23 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2010

The best thing going for Casa Castelar is its location which is truly second to none. There are loads of eateries, restaurants and cafes in the vicinity, excellent shopping, and Chaputelpec around the corner. The hotel itself is nothing to rave and rant about. This low key property with very friendly staff could do with a mini facelift. Sheets are... More

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Also Known As:
Casa Castelar Mexico City
Address: Emilio Castelar No. 34 | Col. Polanco CP, Mexico City 11560, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Mexico City > Polanco
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Ranked #26 of 82 B&Bs / Inns in Mexico City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Casa Castelar 3*
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