When in Mexico I have made it my practice to stay in hotels where Mexicans stay. I like the more personal service and smaller size of these places. This last trip I selected the Segovia Regency primarily because of its location. Right on the south edge of the Zona Rosa. The hotel is a 5 minute walk from dozens of restaurants and boutiques. Safe. Always well policed because this section of the Zona Rosa is a few blocks from the Federal Policia's headquarters.
My 6th floor room was comfortable though not large. It had a double bed, a bench, a desk and two night tables. The bathroom was quite spacious and equipped with shower and bidet. I was pleased to find that the housekeeping was of a high standard. The room smelled fresh and was spotless. It was quiet at night. Free wireless access and key card entry too.
The hotel has a small dining room with about 12 tables. I had my comida there after I arrived. The menu featured the standard Mexican dishes nicely presented, reasonably priced and tasting as though they had been freshly prepared by a chef who cared.
All the staff I interacted with were friendly and helpful. I must single out the doormen who seemed to have an endless supply of wonderful taxi drivers at their beck and call. I rode up to the Santa Fe Mall - a 11 kilometre run - in a very comfortable SUV on one occasion. The morning of my departure I was treated to another spacious SUV which took me to the airport in grand style for half what I had paid to travel from the airport to the hotel when I arrived.
The one negative which didn't bother me but might put some folks off is the stretch of Chapultapec on which the hotel is located. The hotel is actually on the service road. Not much traffic. But the neighborhood looks like it is on the cusp of gentrification. A bit run down. Safe. But not very attractive.
Did I mention that you are a 5 minute walk to the Metro's Insurgentes stop? A little side bar here: I had heard lots of unkind comments about the Mexico City Metro and had avoided it for years. But I had a Mexican friend with me so we took the Metro down to El Templo Mayor on a Sunday morning. The Metro is spotless, well lit, well signed and at 3 pesos a true bargain. I felt as safe as I do in any great city.
The Hotel Segovia Regency offers a great location in the Zona Rosa without those high Zona Rosa prices.
- Reservation Options:
- TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Expedia, Travelocity, HotelTravel.com, Tingo, Priceline, TripOnline SA, getaroom.com, BookingOdigeoWL, Venere and Otel so you can book your Segovia Regency reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
- Also Known As:
- Segovia Regency Hotel Mexico City
- Regency Mexico City
- Regency Hotel Segovia
- Segovia Regency Mexico City