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Hotel Principal

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Bolivar, 29 | Centro Histórico, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
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Ranked #127 of 282 hotels in Mexico City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

I guess you get what you pay for but this was just another story. The room are small (as we expected) but the problem is there is one window to an internal area and no fan in the room. I woke up every hour and had to cool myself down with a walk outside our room and cold towel. Without... More

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Vitoria, ES
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

If you are looking for room service and a chocolate on your pillow this is not the hotel for you. If you are on a tight budget and want a clean, safe room with a bathroom but few frills this is the one for you. Great location, clean, efficient staff, faultless free wifi, a bathroom where everything works all at... More

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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I arrived thinking that the Rooms would be somewhat similar to the ones at the place but is horrible. Had no windows and was extremely hot. Not even a fan. Extremely noisy, you can hear doors shutting all the time and when people talk. Even other activities could be heard. The supposed clean room had a chewed cookie on one... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Very close to Zocalo-Plaza Constitucion. If you have no idea where staying, this is a good choice. Rooms are basic And simple, And considering you're so in the middle of the city price are quite good. Great big Palace, with lift And of course Wi-Fi

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

The room was like 3x2. it was the smallest and the most inconvenient room I have ever stayed. there was no space for two people like at all, with only one luggage, what to speak if there would be two. The sink was very bad, small,nothing were to put stuff, even soup. The electricity plugins was terrible old, not holding... More

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Gotemba-shi, Shizuoka, Japan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Conveniently located in the heart of the city. Two subway stations are close to the hotel. Staff are kind enough to bring our luggage to the room, which we asked them to keep when we had arrived earlier.

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Sibenik, Croatia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Although we booked at one price and had to pay more because of some tax..I didnt minde. We slept in a room with two matrimonial bed (4 of us) and it wasn't hot at all. Location is just great, not so busy and laud but right in the middle of everything. Staff can speak english and this was helpfull. Only... More

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California Hot Springs, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Great location only 3 blocks from the Zocalo. Only 3 blocks from the Metro, which is only 45 cents per ride equal to BART in San Francisco as to safety and cleanliness for ten times the amount. And do get street tacos from Los Cocuyos just 3 blocks away. Extremely loud room, espicially from 10 PM to midnight

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

We stayed in this hotel early this week, and we got some insects in our bed! (probably louses or bugs!!) We then grabbed the pillow with one of those insects that we killed and take it to the the attendant in the front desk showing the evidence along with the weals in our body. The dependant moved us to another... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013 via mobile

On a pretty strict budget this looked like a deal for a double room with shared bathroom but as always you get what you pay for . . . for 1 or 2 nights maybe it would have been ok - we stayed for 4 & left a day early. The cheap rooms are on the 4th floor with metal... More

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Address: Bolivar, 29 | Centro Histórico, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Mexico City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Principal 2.5*
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