I've stayed here before which is why I returned. The problems with this place are: lack of hygiene by morning staff when putting out the light breakfast (handling the bathroom trash and then going into the kitchen and taking out the bread and spreads without washing your hands is disgusting!), a shower head which is due to be replaced (cost of a new shower head = 70 pesos), mattresses in the "female" dorm which are clearly too old to be slept in. Actually, you can't sleep in them because the springs poke you in the back), very few outlets if you need to plug in (only one in each dorm I think), staff who typically either lie to you (the local manner of doing things) or aren't interested in helping and a really, really worthless night employee who needs to be let go and replaced. A better job for him would be in an internet cafe. Oh, and there isn't a women's dorm or a men's dorm - they are just whatever is financially convenient for the day.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hostel Casa Vieja is the safest, cheapest and comfortably option to be lodged in the great and beautiful MEXICO City. The hostel is located in a safe and nice area of the city. This is a tourist, commercial and financial area better known as "Zona Rosa" ("Pink Zone"). Our guests enjoy the tranquility and relaxed atmosphere; we have all what you need to have a pleasant and comfortably staying. Very close from Hostel Casa Vieja is located the National Museum of Anthropology, the Chapultepec wood and his castle, and also many international shops, handcrafts markets, banks, currency exchange, bars and many other attractions. Hostel Casa Vieja is located a few steps from the subway (metro) station "Sevilla". It’s truly an excellent location. Hostel Casa Vieja has splendid facilities and the owners will attend you personally. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hostal Casa Vieja Mexico City