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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great staff at the hotel, excellent location, friendly reception, rooms are ok only and the decoration, well, they did a horrible job restoring this hotel from his original glory at the end of the XIX century.

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hotel Gillow is brilliantly located in the historic city centre, only minutes walk to the Zócalo, the Templo Mayor, National Palace, the Metropolitan Cathedral, shopping and more. Getting around from the hotel is easy on Mexico City's very affordable subway system or hop-on, hop-off buses which arrive and depart right on the Zócalo. The hotel, itself a well-kept and... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is very well located in the centro historico of Mexico. They did not put the accent on the decoration, but the rooms are comfortables and big enough. The balcony worth the extra. The staff is very nice and try to help as much as they can. Perfect for everybody, in couple or with family. The restaurant does not... More 

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Dent, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

Whilst this hotel has seen better days, it was well located close to the Zocalo. The staff were really helpful - they organised a cab to go to Friday Kahlo House and explained how much we should be paying. Breakfast was included in the ( very reasonable) price of our suite and it was pleasing to see that locals come... More 

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Philadelphia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

Kudos to desk staff, Lourdes & Carolina, who assisted before & during stay. Location cannot be beat - Isabel la Catolica St & 5 De Mayo St. allowing for lots of enjoyable sightseeing on foot; avoid touring via vehicle if possible - traffic horrific. Room 609 overlooks 5De Mayo St. Spacious room, sliding door to huge lovely private patio. Desk/chair,... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

Perfectly situated to walk to metro, wonderful restaurants, shops and most museums and murals. Take a room on the 6th floor, 607-608 two queen size beds with a balcony, or 601 for a king bed. To pay $350 USD for 4 nights including breakfast in the historic district of a major capital city is amazing. The downside is that wifi... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I love this hotel! very central in heart of Mexico City and a nice restaurant with a breakfast buffet with all you need for a good start for a new day. Ask for a room with a balcony,i think that is a good option. Start your day on the balcony after a shower and just enjoy the wakening and life... More 

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Santa Fe, NM
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

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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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 27 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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Staying in Centro Historico

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Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit the wide variety of markets and plazas where any vintage item, handicrafts and jewelry characteristic of each state in Mexico can be found on Sundays. Admire majestic views of the city from the Monumento a la Revolución and Torre Latinoamericana, and round out the experience with restaurants of all cuisines nearby.
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  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Gillow is one of the oldest hotels in Mexico, with more than a 100 years of experience in personalized service and supreme quality. It is located in the heart of Mexico City just 2 blocks away from "El Zocalo" and 3 blocks from "Bellas Artes". You will feel the colonial environment of Mexico and at the same time the conformity of technology at your hand. Moreover, it has the best restaurant in downtown called "La Capilla" which offers an exquisite fusion of Mediterranean and Mexican cuisine. Don't miss the opportunity to visit Mexico with us. ¡Bienvenido! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Gillow

Address: Calle Isabel La Catolica 17, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Mexico City > Centro Historico
Price Range: $50 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 100
Also Known As:
Gillow Hotel Mexico City
Gillow Mexico City
Hotel Gillow Mexico City
Hotel Style:
#30 Best Value Hotel in Mexico City
#32 Family Hotel in Mexico City
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