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About Mexico City
Mexico City, called Ciudad de Mexico in Spanish and popularly referred to as DF, is the capital of the culturally intense country of Mexico. It is one of the world's largest and most populated cities, offering a variety of hostels available in all its districts. No matter where you choose to stay, the city is very well connected by an extensive and inexpensive metro network, as well as buses and trams.
The most popular area for budget backpackers is the Centro Historico (historic center) where the more affordable Mexico City hostels tend to be located. If you wish to be in a more hip (and therefore considerably more expensive) location, then Zona Rosa might be the place to be, as this is where the more modern touristic attractions concentrate -- restaurants, shopping, and nightlife. Zona Rosa is also known as the gay district of Mexico City and specialized bard and clubs can be found here.
Mexico City has plenty of things to keep you entertained and surprised everyday, from its history, to its beloved spicy cuisine, interesting architecture (the Zocalo is Latin America's largest town square!), to all the culture that is reflected in everyday aspects of the Mexican life. No wonder Mexico City has the world's largest concentration of museums!
Spend a sunny afternoon walking by Chapultepec park, dig yourself into the human marvels at Museo de Antropologia, head to Garibaldi Square in the evenings to enjoy live Mariachi performances, enjoy a rough night at the Lucha Libre fights, and don't forget to try all the Mexican cuisine specialties!
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Hostel Mundo Joven Catedral
"HI - Ciudad de Mexico - Hostel MJ Catedral has an amazing location! Located in the heart of the Centro Historico district, the hostel overlooks an area that has street performers and other events happening daily. The views from the balcony overlooking the churches and old buildings are phenomenal. The Location The hostel is within close walking distance to most of the downtown attractions and only around the corner from the National...
"Hostel Home is a proper hostel that offers everything a traveler needs. The Location The hostel is located in Noth Roma, a district that is really close to the city center. It is surrounded by old buildings and a very historic and lively area. Around there are a lot of cafes, street stands, restaurants, and stores. It's an area to go for a walk and just explore, and if you are tired you can go have a coffee or drink in one of the many...
Hostel Amigo Zocalo
"One of the best hostels I stayed in throughout Central America! Not much that can beat free breakfast, free dinner and two free tours for only $10 a night. Location is excellent in the middle of Mexico City with cheap street food at the Zocaló and close to subway and other transportation. Lots of other travelers as well so good opportunities of meeting travel companions." … "Good location - My overall experience was quite positive at...
"This is a great place. I've been there since last June and I'm still liv'n there. I love it. You can meet people from all around the world and the prices are cool. Just like an old place, it has some troubles with the hot water (you'll have to wake up very early if you want to take a hot bath, or you 'll have to wait till 11 or 12 at morning to clean yourself). There are no pizza, pasta, or hamburger's nights by 5dlls, even better, there are...
El Cenote Azul
"If you're planning a stay in Mexico City consider this place. It's about twenty minutes by train out of the city centre but it is worth it. Mexico City can be a little crazy when you first arrive and it is nice to stay in an interesting neighborhood, I arrived late at night a little worse for wear and the staff were so friendly and helpful. The decor is eclectic, the food is great and it is a cafe during the afternoon and some evenings. It is...
Hostel Casa Vieja
"this hostel is ok. i wouldn't go back again that's for sure. the managers there aren't very backpacker-friendly -- in short, they try to dig as much money out from you as possible for using their services. i only stayed one night there, thank god. good luck if you stay here." … "… hostel is found in a secure and pleasant area of Mexico City. This means guests can enjoy a tranquil environment and relax. Guests can also enjoy...
"Consider Hostel Amigo if you are looking for a relaxed hostel with great breakfast in the historical center and also a good base to go out? Right away we felt welcomed and at home in the hostel. The Location Hostel Amigo claims that it's central in the old town in Mexico City and it is. Just a few blocks away is the central place; you can expect a lot of tourists in this area and a good amount of people on the streets as well....
YWCA Centro Historico
"… It is a comfortable and friendly staff who will help you in everything you need for your stay in the city, sugirindote places you can visit, live in the hostel was an atmosphere of calm where we have all the services where you can be comfortable, safe inside and the outside, so your stay is really nice in one of the largest cities in the world. We also have the service of sports, fitness equipment, spininng classes, yoga,...
Mexico City Hostel
"Mexico City Hostel is a calm, clean, and comfortable hostel in the centre of Mexico City’s hustle and bustle. The Location Mexico City Hostel is about as central as they come, literally just around the corner from the cathedral and zocalo (main square). It’s near enough to be in the heart of everything within a minute or two. The Zocalo Metro station is about five minutes' walk away, as is Allende Metro. Rooms and Bathrooms...
Hostel Airport Mexico DF
"… the International Airport. I think one time you are here ...your adventure starts because this suburb has a lot of History and also the most of Mexicans doesn't know. We offer to you a good stay and good food. Come visit us and enjoy our Mexican house ! Our rooms: Standard Single Private Shared Bathroom Deluxe Double Bed Private Ensuite Deluxe Twin Private Shared Bathroom Standard 4 Bed Mixed Dorm Our services: #...
Hostel Inn Zona Rosa
"Not so great - i stayed here in the middle of february. there are only 2 other people here. also they tried to charge double what my reservation said. i had to show them the reservation from hostel world. place feels very ignored both in upkeep and in decor. would not stay here again, probably will not even stay the 3 days that i booked." … "… to stay, you will have security and great service Best option for backpackers in the...
Hostal Cuija Coyoacan
Colonia del Carmen Coyoacan
"Hostal Cuija Coyoacan is an escape from the hustle of Mexico City, while still being in Mexico City proper. The hostel is a lovely home with a warm glow about it, staff are hospitable and helpful, and the home-cooked breakfast is an added compliment. This is a great base for exploring Mexico City and meeting others with which to do it. The Location Situated within fair walking distance of the Coyoacan metro station, the hostel is quite...
"… provides you with 4 comfortable rooms and 1 room with it's own bathroom. Costs per night per person are: $10 dollars, room for 8 people, shared bathroom $11 dollars, room for 6 people, shared bathroom $12 dollars, room for 4 people, shared bathroom $14 dollars, room for 4 people, own bathroom *Special price on large groups or stays longer than 5 nights. *All prices include breakfast from 7 to 9 am Hostel Features - Clean Sheets...
Hostel Condesa Chapultepec
Col. Roma Norte del Cuauhtemoc
"… close by foot to coffee shops, libraries, nightclubs, pubs, famous museums like Anthropology's, Modern Art Museum, Chapultepec forest, Castel and Zoo, near Park España and Park México where people ride bikes and walk their pets on weekends; easy to get to the center (Zocalo, Bellas Artes, Revolution's Monument) north (polanco), south (xochimilco, coyoacan, san angel), east (Tepito,Cabeza de Juarez) and west (Santa Fe) from here. 3...
Hostal Victoria DF
"Our hostel has 3 collective rooms and one double room with two beds. Three bathrooms. We also have tv, kitchen, laundry, and 24 hours with hot water." … "Hostal Victoria has got the best facilities in the area. We have the best services such as Internet 24 hours, kitchen, hot water, safe, 24 hour security closed circuit TV, tour guide, tours, we are in the best area of df, a few blocks underground facilities insurgents and Seville...
Hostel Regina Centro Histórico
"… different cultures local and foreigner and fusion ideas, experiences & environments so we can make this a friendly, artistic and familiar Hostel. Our Hostel have 121 comfortable beds, With parquet floors high ceilings, huge windows with balcony we manage to make every room special, spacious & bright. Our Common areas including a Terrace-bar are perfect to gather around with other travelers & local artist chill out, have a drink &...
Hostel Condesa Chapultepec Privanza
Col. Hipodromo Condesa
"… more comfort and great facilities, free access to internet & wi-fi Offer also a great location, close to the main touristic attractions, institutes and universities in one of the safest and most friendly neighborhoods in the city, full of entertainment. Check-in time 6am, Check out time 11am, service available just with booking in advance, breakfast served form 8:30-10:00am, common rooms, TV Room, Kitchen available only...
Hostel Amigo Suites Downtown
"Centrally located, offering two meals a day included in the price, and with daily organised tours, Hostel Amigo Suites Downtown takes the stress out of what is otherwise a mad, chaotic, and exhilarating city. The Location In the heart of the Centro Historico, Hostel Amigo downtown is two blocks behind the main cathedral. There is a row of local food stalls literally across the road, with a supermarket on the street corner. Only a block...
Suites DF Hostel
"… depending on your mood, budget and lifestyle. You are very welcome to be part of our family. *-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*- Somos un pequeo y acogedor hostel de diseo situado muy cerca del centro de la ciudad de Mxico, el transporte pblico y lugares de inters turstico. Estamos a 2 cuadras del Monumento a la Revolucin y Av. Reforma. Todas nuestras habitaciones cuentan con baño privado. Nuestra meta es que tengas la mejor...
Hostal Boutique La Tercia
"If you want to visit Mexico City and stay in a safe, clean place and in one of the best located hostels in town you have to stay with us. Not only is it surrounded by a vast amount of international and delicious mexican food restaurants, but also by some of the best clubbing and nightlife areas in the city. The hostel is ideally located, within minutes you can access the most important places in Mexico City such as: El Paseo de la Reforma,...
"… windows overseeing the surrounding fruit garden. Our rooms have Double Beds with Flat Screen TV and Wi-Fi. Dorms with confy Bunk Beds. Other facilities include: Kitchen, Lounge with Fireplace, a Sun Room and meeting Room We are located in a peaceful, and residential area and have 24/7 Security. Our locations offers easy access to the freeway. We are also close to high end shopping, Restaurants, Nightlife, Magnificent...
Hostel Suites DF
"We are a small, cozy, design hostel located very close to Mexico City’s downtown, close to public transportation and tourist attractions. Our goal is for you to have the best home experience. We serve breakfast every day and we give you personal attention. Tours and activities can be customized depending on your mood, budget and lifestyle. You are very welcome to be part of our family. Visitanos, organizamos tours a la s luchas, a las...
Massiosare El Hostal
"… centre of Mexico City so everything is near. You will have quick access to all kinds of public transportation and also you can get almost to all the hot spots walking. Massiosare El hostal is located in the Revillagigedo street corner with Victoria street, right in front of the Museo De La Policia. We have three bedrooms, in the yellow room sleeps up to 7 guests, in the blue room sleeps up to 5 and in the pink room sleeps up...
Hostal La buena Vida
"… 8 designer rooms and 48 beds equipped with fine quality linens,you will have a great night sleep. Each room has private WC and hot water showers all day and all night long so that you can freshen up whenever you feel like it. All-girl rooms upon request. Plan your itinerary at our computer lounge or just lay out in the sun to work in your tan before visiting the city. Once you're back you can enjoy dinner at 'Artisanal' or...
"… and relax. How does it work? You get into DOWNTOWN BEDS and as soon as you check-in you start making the most of your stay while enjoying the beer patio, projection room, “echadero” and the “fonda” of typical Mexican food. We are a great example of flexible hospitality. Just let it flow! Downtown Beds have 17 rooms : 3 private rooms with one queen bed 8 mixed rooms with four beds (bunk beds) 1 women room with four beds (bunk...
Stayinn Barefoot Condesa
"… you will live like a real Mexican would. Today we are opening this one, but we are very to close to open eight more all around Mexico. Be the first one to try the Barefoot experience. Traveling Barefoot means letting everything go to live life as free as you could be, so you can learn and grow from what you see. You can also travel all through out south east Mexico with us. For the moment we are just opening our first hostel in...
"… rooms, free breakfast & dinner buffet, free internet, sheets and towels, 14 USD Airport Shuttle, best view terrace on the roof and a lot more. The right place to stay and connect! There is a lot to discover and everyone who visits Mexico City will find something to love: amazing, electric and shocking! Our friendly staff will help you to find out and to make your trip full of great experiences. Party with us at our big...
Casa San Ildefonso
"… hosts Casa San Ildefonso was rehabilitated with special care in order to keep the building's most authentic features. Its two sunny courtyards are the perfect spot for you to relax and share your exploring experiences with other travelers. If you'd rather be indoors, we have two sunlit common rooms in which you can watch Mexican movie classics, tv, listen to music, or engage in a table soccer game. Spacious yet cosy rooms will...
Hostel St. Llorenc
"… students and young backpackers, a great place for meeting new people. Accommodation There are 8 rooms, all of them are shared rooms, each one with its own bathroom. Some of them have bunk beds, others single beds, each bed has its own linen & towels. 3 rooms with 12 bunk beds. 4 rooms with 6 bunk beds. 1 room with 6 single beds. Surroundings Is located in the heart of Mexico City, near the most famous avenue of the country. The...
Bed & Breakfast Mexico
"This is a really friendly hostel. The people running it are kind and and generous, even helping us to book tickets for a bus journey. Meeting people to hook up with is easy as they provided breakfast on the roof and have a TV room where people weary of walking can hang out in the evening. As it is a small hostel is has a quiet atmosphere. It is conveniently located about five-minutes walk (and I walk slowly) from the Insurgents metro stop...
Las Dos Fridas Hostel
"… financial area better known as ZONA ROSA. Ten minutes walking distance to shops, handicrafts, currency exchange, restaurants, bars, night clubs, National Anthropology Museum, Chapultepec Castle & Park. The hostel has the best facilities for its type. Capacity for only 15 guests. The rate inlcudes continental breakfast, linens & towels. We offer a 10% DISCOUNT for ISIC members & we also offer long stays discounts. See reception...
Hostal Mansión Havre Hostel
"This is an excellent hostel. I had lots of fun and it's close to everything — the museums, Zona Rosa. The staff is just amazing. They treated me like a son. I recommend this place 100 percent. HAVE FUN, don't miss it." … "I had a great time at the hostel. It has a good location. Zona Rosa is like the tourist area in the city. The personnel were professional and friendly. They helped me and I had a wake-up call everyday on time all the...
Hostel Mundo Joven Catedral
República de Guatemala 4 Centro, Ciudad de México
Alfonso herrera 67, Apartment 106
Alba Deluxe Flat
"We are surrounded by restaurants and shops. The one room 3rd floor apartment is at the backside of the main building, offering a silent environment. Other facilities: linen and towels provided, complete kitchen and clean set, iron, ironing board and vacuum cleaner. Deep cleaning every week. Please note : Payment by cash only on arrival Taxes not included Minimum night stay : 3 nights Cancellation policy : 24h Check in :...
Hotel Casa Gonzalez
"… a balcony, but they all have something in common they have all the necessary services so you can have a comfortable stay in a warm homelike atmosphere “in your home away from home”. With an amazing history in each corner Hotel Casa Gonzalez, it’s peaceful oasis you find after crossing the doors into the home. In its patios and gardens you can enjoy a relaxed atmosphere in which you have exquisite coffee, concentrate on your work,...
"… trendy neighborhood in Mexico City. Near of the nicest restaurants, cafes, and bars in town, a few steps from a metro station, close to the museums area and Mexicos City beautiful Centro Historico, our property is located in a beautiful 1935 house. We know what is essential for you: our rooms have LCD TV with cable system, Wi Fi internet, private bathroom, safe security box and a local mobile phone is available for your comfort....
"… station (15 mns walk or 5mns and 1US by taxi)is convenient for visit: only 4 tub stations from the famous zoccalo and historical center. Location is also very convenient to catch the bus for the pyramids, direct metro for coyoacan and metrobus for zona rosa. Main avenue Reforma is only 10 mns away by taxi. The area is basically centric in this gigantic city from all tourist areas. The place is 5mins walk from all commodity,...
"… The house is situated in the Condesa, a trendy and animated neighbourhood where you will find peace in the city with the beautiful parks and at the same time animation with plenty of bars, restaurants, clubs. In the house, you will benefit of a free breakfast buffet or you will apreciate breakfast specialties with the menu. The staff will help you to discover the city, with smart advices of museums, theaters, taxis, and everything...
"… commercial and cosmopolitan lifestyle. You can find all kinds of restaurants, bars and coffee shops, movies and theaters, malls and business centers. There are native as well as foreign residents. Our house is ideal for tourists, business travelers, and students. You will find a friendly atmosphere in a comfortable, safe and clean place. The house has a well preserved mid-century ambiance with high ceilings that confer a spacious...
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Mexico City Travel Tips & Suggestions
I loved Mexico City -- felt very safe.
The great thing about Mexico City is that you can get your own hotel room for about 200 pesos (about $20 USD), which is only a little more than the hostels, if you want more privacy. Though I believe most of them are in the Centro Histórico, which tends to die down at night (though that's great if you want to sleep in peace and quiet), as opposed to a place like the Zona Rosa (where I would have preferred to stay, since it's close to the gay clubs) where the hotels are more expensive. Of course, meeting people is much easier in the hostels. If you get tired of all the craziness of the city, and your feet are tired of walking through all the street markets (which are fun) and museums and stuff, I can also recommend taking half a day at Xochimilco, south of the city (or is it north? -- I just know it's outside the city) and renting one of those crazily painted boats. Don't forget a bottle of Tequila, some limes and salt, so that you can take shots while floating lazily down the river. A quite enjoyable experience. And be sure to eat tacos at the "Los Calmantes" stand at Mercado Hidalgo. They were the best I've had! Oh, and eat a nice (and cheap) dinner at the beautiful Sanbourn's in the Casa de los Azulejos. The other Sanbourn's are only ok, but the service and ambience at Azulejos was outstanding. If you are interested in books, your best bets are the three big bookstores near the Coyoacán metro (El Sótano, Gandhi, and FCE) and all the used bookstores on Donceles street in the Centro Histórico (the books are packed in those stores so tight that you won't be able to see what they all are :-)). Have fun in Mexico!
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