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    Hotel Principal

    Calle Bolivar 29 | Centro Histórico, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
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    • Excellent11%
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    • Average28%
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    1 - 5 of 73 reviews

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    Front desk was amiable but not friendly. How hard is it to smile everyday when I give you my money?! I was there for ten nights. Great value but the shared shower and toilet was always undesirable. They seem to clean everything BUT the bathroom!...More

    Thank Sapian
    Reviewed April 7, 2017

    (1) Your Room Has an OLD SiNK (2) WiFi in Room!! (3) $11 PRiVATE Room (4) Fabulous LOCATiON (5) Emotionally SUFFOCATiNG rooms Hotel Principal is on a cobble stone street right in the middle of the Historic District. Restaurants, Burger King and convenient-store nearby. The...More

    3  Thank SoundOfPurple
    Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

    Nothing fancy, and the rooms can be quite small. (If you need space, request one of the rooms in the front of the building.) Comfortable beds, good bathrooms with plenty of hot water. Some rooms have a shared bath, but I've never stayed in one....More

    Thank Heloderma
    Reviewed January 12, 2017

    I had one of the super-cheap rooms on the top floor. It was a little prison-like, only one shared toilet and shower on the floor, which could be a bit inconvenient, but I can't complain for the price. It's in a fantastic location, easy walk...More

    Thank mcvanderbears
    Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

    I ve experienced absolutely the worst nightmare waking up in the morning with red skin bites all over! Watch out for the bed bugs on the cheapest -4th floor! The truth is that it was affordable hotel/hostel 280pesos for dbl room in the centrum but...More

    1  Thank Kamila F
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Price range
    • $14 - $48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Best Value Hotel in Mexico City
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 186
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    • Location
    • Mexico >
    • Central Mexico and Gulf Coast >
    • Mexico City >
    • Centro Historico
    • Also Known As
    • Principal Hotel Mexico City ,
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    Centro Historico
    The beating heart of the city lies within Centro
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    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
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    Olivia L
    August 20, 2017|
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    Response from SoundOfPurple | Reviewed this property |
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    March 31, 2017|
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    Response from Heloderma | Reviewed this property |
    Claro que sí! Es muy seguro
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